17 Healthy Cooking Apps for iPhone & iPad

November 3, 2012

For all you health-conscious cooks out there, our latest app list will help you keep your diet on track with a variety of healthy recipe ideas. From time-saving tips to ingredient substitutions to customized allergy-free recipes, we’ve got the best cooking apps that will keep you eating healthy.

Cook IT Allergy Free - for iPhone

  • Over 200 recipes that can be customized to be allergy-free
  • Customize any of gluten-free recipes to meet your allergy needs
  • Trade out your allergens in any of the recipes with safe substitutions
  • Share recipes via email, Facebook and Twitter
View on iTunes

21-Day Vegan Kickstart - for iPhone

  • This is a companion app to the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine’s popular 21-Day Vegan Kickstart program.
  • Gives you vegan recipes for every meal for 3 weeks
  • Step-by-step recipe photos are included
View on iTunes

Healthy Recipes - By SparkRecipes - for iPhone

  • Browse and search over 190,000 healthy recipes
  • Browse by course, ehtnicity, preparation time and more
  • Recipes include calories, carbs and 10 other key nutrients
  • Watch recipe and cooking technique videos of the most popular recipes
View on iTunes

iCookbook - for iPhone & iPad

  • Over 2,000 recipes and photographs with free monthly updates and hands free voice command
  • Recipes use readily accessible and affordable ingredients
  • Proceed through the preparation steps by speaking simple commands to move to the next step, manage times, view notes and more
  • Tag ingredients directly from a recipe to your shopping list
View on iTunes

Japanese Diet Recipes - for iPhone

  • Low carb diet recipes based on the principles of Yakuzen (medicinal cooking)
  • The app guides you to a successful diet with extra content including tips, diet foods dictionary and constitution check
  • The diet is designed to help you lose weight and make use of the power of the ingredients to promote health and beauty
View on iTunes

Cooking Light Recipes- for iPhone & iPad

  • Swipe through over 300 easy recipes with real-time nutrition calculations
  • Delicous recipes with chicken, beef, pork, fish and vegetarian entrees
  • Photos of every healthy recipe
  • Cooking, shopping and nutrition tips
View on iTunes

Weight Watchers Kitchen Companion - for iPad

  • The companion app to the Weight Watchers program
  • Provides ideas for what to cook and how to cook it
  • App includes the 10 latest featured recipes
  • Create custom shopping lists and set cooking timers in recipes
  • Watch cooking technique videos
  • Subscribers to Weight Watchers Online & eTools get thousands of recipes, exclusive collections and more
View on iTunes

Whole Foods Market Recipes - for iPhone & iPad

  • Search healthy recipes featuring the finest natural and organic foods from Whole Foods Market
  • Search recipes by ingredients and dietary preferences
  • Add ingredients to your shopping list from a recipe automatically, including quantities
  • Use the store locator to find the Whole Foods Market nearest you
View on iTunes

Eco Chef 10 Minute Meals with Bryan Au - for iPhone

  • Celebrity chef Bryan Au shows you over 100 easy raw organic recipes
  • Recipes take less than 10 minutes to prepare
  • Step-by-step instructions, photo sequences and dozens of instructional HD videos
  • Plus new episodes of the Eco Chef TV series
View on iTunes

Epicurious - for iPhone & iPad

  • Epicurious offers plenty of nutritious recipes and healthy alternatives for cooking light
  • Over 25,000 chef-approved recipes that can be customized to your dietary needs
  • App includes a shopping list feature
View on iTunes

Simply Organic - for iPhone

  • Browse the collection of hundreds of recipes using wholesome organic ingredients
  • Save on a variety of Simply Organic products by accessing the latest Simple Savings coupons
  • Find a store near you that carries Simply Organic products
  • Touch an ingredient on the screen to add it to your shopping list
View on iTunes

Smart Chef Substitutions - for iPhone

  • Substitute unhealthy ingredients for more nutritious ones with this app
  • Includes 10 different categories and a total of 300 substitutions
  • Helps you add new life to old recipes or find appropriate substitutes for ingredients you may need to avoid
View on iTunes

CookWell - for iPhone

  • Organize, plan and cook healthy meals every day of the week
  • Get a 7-day meal plan with explanation of food labels
  • Includes a grocery list feature
View on iTunes

EatingWell Healthy in a Hurry - for iPhone

  • Over 200 healthy recipes from the cooking magazine EatingWell
  • Each recipe developed by EatingWell experts
  • Full nutritional information included
  • Additional collections available through in-app purchase
View on iTunes

Healthy Cooking Pro - for iPhone & iPad

  • Get many healthy and delicious recipes that are easy to follow
  • Includes time-saving tips, side dish suggestions and complete nutritional information
  • Get breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert recipes
View on iTunes

Green Kitchen - for iPhone & iPad

  • 66 creative recipes for organic and tasty vegetarian food
  • Bare minimum of gluten, sugar and dairy products are used in recipes
  • Beautiful and detailed photos and easy to follow instructions
  • Email or SMS the ingredients to your iPhone
View on iTunes

Do Eat Raw - for iPhone

  • Over 300 raw vegan recipes with user ratings
  • Everything from dressings to desserts and beverages
  • Easy to use shopping lists
  • Choose by dish category, ingredient or rating score
View on iTunes


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