This page contains answers to commonly-asked questions about the Healthy Food Guide website.
What’s on the new website?
On our website you’ll be able to find, rate and share over 1800 recipes and articles from previous issues of Healthy Food Guide magazine. You’ll also be able view the latest blog commentary and use our health tools (like the BMI calculator). To get all the new recipes and latest health news, see Healthy Food Guide magazine on sale at supermarkets now. Or to save money, subscribe here.
How to use the Healthy Food Guide website
How do I rate recipes and add comments?
To rate recipes and add comments you first need to create a myHFG account. Simply click on Register at the very top right-hand corner of the website. After completing this simple process you will be automatically logged in to the website and will be able to rate and comment.
I am looking for dairy-free recipes, how can I find them on your website?
All content on our website is categorised so you can find exactly what you’re looking for. In this example there are two ways to easily find dairy-free recipes.
- Search: In the search bar at the top of the page, choose ‘Recipes’ (sits underneath ‘Site-wide’ and above ‘Articles’). Then click on ‘Click to show filters’. Select ‘Health information’ and click on ‘Dairy-free’. You will then need to enter a search term in the search box to the left. Let’s say you want a chicken recipe which is dairy-free - simply enter chicken in the search box, click the blue ‘Go’ button and you will receive a list of diary-free chicken recipes.
- Browse categories: The main recipe landing page contains a link to ‘SEE ALL RECIPE CATEGORIES’ near the very bottom of the page. If you click on ‘SEE ALL RECIPE CATEGORIES’ you will see all categories on the site. Click on 'Dairy-free' to view all dairy-free recipes.
What does the ‘Copy to clipboard’ button do?
Some of our readers like to make shopping lists from their favourite recipes. This feature lets you copy the just the ingredients just by clicking the button. You can then paste the ingredients into Word, Excel, Hotmail, Outlook etc, print it off or email someone special to pick up the shopping!
Registration and accounts
How do I create a new myHFG account?
Click ‘Register’ in the top right-hand corner of the website and complete the registration form. When selecting your username we recommend you choose either your name or nickname as this will be displayed next to any comments you post on the Healthy Food Guide website. Do not use your email address as your username.
Why do I need a username for myHFG account?
When you post comments on the HFG website your username is displayed next to your comment. We recommend that you do not use your email address as your username.
I have forgotten my password, how do I get a new one?
Click on the ‘Login’ link on the top right hand corner of the website and click on the ‘Request new password’ tab. Enter your username or email address for your account and you will receive an email containing instructions on how to reset your password.
Problems with the website
Why do I get a message saying ‘You are using Internet Explorer **, this site may not look or function exactly as intended in older browsers. Please consider upgrading your browser to the latest version.’?
The Healthy Food Guide website does not fully support older internet browsers including Internet Explorer 6 and 7. We recommend you upgrade to the latest version of Internet Explorer by following these instructions.
If you have any questions about the website, please contact us.