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Yummly is your smart cooking sidekick, offering personalized guidance every step of the way. From recipe recommendations just for you, to handy tools and helpful videos, Yummly has everything you need to improve life in the kitchen. Experience what millions are enjoying on the web, free on your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

The App at a Glance:

2 million+ recipes from the best of the best
Discover recipes from Yummly’s test kitchen and other top recipe sites and food blogs like Allrecipes, Epicurious, Food52, Smitten Kitchen, and more.

Personalized to your tastes & dietary needs
Tell Yummly your diets, allergies, tastes, and preferences and they'll only serve up recipes that match. As you use Yummly, like magic, it learns about what you like. The more you Yum, the better it gets!

Step-by-step guided recipes
Let Yummly do the thinking for you with step-by-step recipes, including video tutorials, timers, and more handy tools to make cooking a breeze.

Collect, save, and organize your favorites
Saving your favorite recipes couldn’t be easier. With the tap of a “Yum” button, your faves are stashed for safekeeping in a digital recipe box. Once saved, create collections for easy organization and viewing when cooking and grocery shopping.

What's in your fridge?
Discover recipes to make right now with what you have on hand. Simply enter the ingredients you wish to use and Yummly will provide you recipes that match.

Recipe scheduling for easy meal planning
Schedule a recipe to the exact time you want to eat and it's instantly added to your calendar. You'll even get a gentle nudge when it's time to start cooking.

Add entire recipes to your grocery list
With one click you can add a full recipe to your shopping list. Yummly automatically categorizes your list by both aisles and recipes to make your trip to the grocery store a snap.

Special features:
-Track the nutrition and servings of what you eat with Yummly's integration with Apple Health App on each recipe page.
-Add the Yummly widget to get the single-most perfect recipe option for any moment of the day on your homescreen. You can access this from the Today screen on iOS 10.
-Compatibility with watchOS 3.

What’s New

Version 4.4

HO HO HO! We have some exciting new additions to the Yummly app to bring joy to your kitchen, this season and beyond.

- Ingredient Recognition: Need fast ideas for what to make? Yummly uses real-time image recognition to detect the ingredients you have on hand and recommend the best recipes to make. (If you're a fan of the show Silicon Valley, think SEEFOOD.)

- New diets: If you stick to either Ketogenic or Low FODMAP diets, you can now set these in your dietary preferences or search and we’ll only show you recipes that match.

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
16.5K Ratings
16.5K Ratings
Dheg109 ,

Throw out all the other cooking apps

I have had this app for a number of years and decided to finally write a review. I was impressed with the layout and the pictures of the food that I might cook (I don't have ads popping up so I must of bought Yum with the ad free). After using the app a number of times I started learning all the features such as filtering and shopping lists. Recently, as a New Year's resolution, I decided to go on the Paleo diet. I had been searching for a number of days for apps, books. Being a New beginner to the Paleo diet it was frustrating trying to find a decent app. Most of the apps wanted money for a limited amount of recipes.
Finally I was looking at my apps on my iPad and got to looking at Yum. I rummaged through the filters and imagine to my surprise, there in preference, lo and behold was the Paleo diet, I click that and Unclicked everything else ( make sure you do that or you'll get a hodgepodge of recipes) You could type in search, breakfast, lunch, dinner, sauces and all your results would be in Paleo. The only problem I had in the search occasionally was I had to use their preference box that comes underneath your search. It's a bug and I hope Yum fixes that. But I got to tell you I absolutely no kidding love this app. And the data of recipes is massive. Five stars as far as I'm concerned.

Joolie27 ,

Love this app!

This is my go-to recipe app. It allows me to select all of the recipes that include the ingredient(s) I want to use based on the the dietary preferences, allergies, disliked ingredients, and favorite cuisines I’ve indicated. The star ratings show me how much others have liked it and give me an indication of whether or not I might like it. The other thing I really like is the ability to create my own categories for recipes so after marking them by “yumming”, I have them divided into additional categories such as “to try”, “liked a lot”, “liked”, “didn’t like”, etc., which helps me keep track of my experiences. The only thing i don’t like is that the app lists the recipe’s ingredients but to get the directions, you need to click the button that takes you to the web page where the recipe is located.

Developer Response ,

Hi Joolie27,
Thank you for your awesome review! We are happy to hear that you're able to find plenty of recipes to enjoy regardless of diets, allergies or disliked ingredients. We don't list the directions on Yummly so we can give credit to our publisher's contributions of great recipes to Yummly, while still providing advanced filters and ways to find recipes from all over the web all in one place.

Amay86 ,

How did I live before Yummly?

I did not expect to use this app so much when I installed it, but my husband and I cook almost every night, and when I’m stuck for options, or tired of the same old, Yummly makes it so easy. I like that I can search by ingredients, or by the type of dish, or by preparation method, or any other keyword like “vegetarian”. Besides food, I enjoy making craft cocktails (so I can search for something “smoky” with “mezcal” and “fernet” and discover my new fave cocktail, like Sleepy Hollow)...

Another cool feature on Yummly is the option to choose “5 ingredients or less” when I don’t have a lot of time.

Basically it’s customizable and makes cooking easy so I use it every night. (And these days, that’s more often than I’m on Facebook or IG. #realtalk)

Developer Response ,

Hi Amay86,
Wow! Thanks for the awesome review! We're so happy to hear that you and your husband are really enjoying Yummly and finding lots of new recipes that you enjoy! We think that cooking dinner should never be a chore, but something you actually enjoy doing which is why we help to provide new filters like "5 ingredients or less" so you can get a delicious dinner on the table faster and still enjoy cooking! Happy Cooking!


Yummly, Inc
185.4 MB
Food & Drink
Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.
Age Rating
Rated 12+ for the following:
Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
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