Recipe Search Accompanying Allergens

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Poor design and user experience is all over the web. Especially when it comes to products and websites catering to special needs or requirements. I love to cook, and often I get inspired by ideas or recipes that I find online. However, I have quite a few friends who are allergens that need some kind of middle-filter when looking for recipes. From the quick research I did, these are some of the websites or engines out there today that allow you the search recipes based on allergies to food:

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Meow. These are awful experiences (to say the least).

I would like to suggest a simple and user-friendly interface to search recipes as well as filter any special allergy requests. I imagine the interface to look something like this:



I hope to use the API from a site I like called Yummly

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This will be my first time working with APIs so I hope I’ll manage to get a substantial amount done. I’m not sure if it makes more sense to make this a web-based search and use Javascript.. What do you think?

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