Fast2eat FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)


Fast2eat is a food blog designed to make your life easier regarding cooking and meal planning. We understand you may have questions or concerns about using our website, so we have created this Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page to enhance your experience using Fast2eat. This page answers common questions about Fast2eat, how to work with Fast2eat, user interface, and user interaction, such as recipe questions, general questions and feedback. Please click on the following topics for relevant information.

I sincerely wish I could respond to everyone, but please comment below if you have any additional questions not covered on this page. Scroll down to the end, and you will find the comment form. I look forward to hearing from you in the comments.

We hope this FAQ page will provide you with valuable information and make your experience on Fast2eat as seamless as possible.


About Fast2eat

Fast2eat is a food blog that offers fast and practical solutions for all your cooking needs. Whether you are looking for quick and easy recipes, meal-planning ideas, or kitchen tips and tricks, Fast2eat has got you covered. With a wide range of delicious and nutritious recipes, you’ll always have ideas for your next meal. The blog also provides helpful guides on meal prep and cooking techniques, making it easier than ever to create delicious dishes in no time. So, if you’re looking for a fast and efficient way to cook, Fast2eat is the answer.

What types of recipes can I find on Fast2eat?

Fast2eat offers a wide variety of recipes to suit different tastes and dietary preferences. Whether you’re looking for quick and easy bread, appetizers, soups, salads, main courses, desserts, vegetarian or vegan options, or specific cuisines, Fast2eat has an extensive collection of recipes.

Do you have articles with cooking tips and tricks?

Fast2eat articles offer valuable insights and techniques to elevate your cooking skills. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced cook, Fast2eat articles provide helpful information to help you become more efficient and confident in the kitchen. From mastering basic baking and cooking techniques to learning advanced culinary skills, these articles enhance your culinary repertoire and make your cooking experience easier and more enjoyable. With Fast2eat‘s articles, you’ll have access to a wealth of knowledge that will empower you to easily create delicious and impressive dishes.

Do you have detailed instructions and step-by-step guides?

Fast2eat recipes are known for their detailed instructions and step-by-step guides. They provide specific measurements, cooking techniques, and tips to help users achieve the best possible results. This attention to detail sets Fast2eat apart from competitors that may offer more generic or vague instructions.

Do your recipes follow any specific diet?

Different people have different ideas about what “healthy” means. We try to eat a well-rounded and balanced diet, but we also indulge sometimes. You’ll find a mix of everything on Fast2eat recipes. We’re not trying to force anyone to eat like us. If you changed any Fast2eat recipe to meet your diet needs, please share it with us.

Do you have nutritional information for Fast2eat recipes?

Yes, Fast2eat provides detailed nutritional information for each recipe, including calories, and macronutrients information. This allows users to make informed choices about their meals and easily incorporate them into specific dietary plans. However, it is calculated using a nutrition database and should be considered an estimate.

Can I use Fast2eat recipes or photos?

You can share Fast2eat recipes and photos through social media if you prominently link to the original post. When you share Fast2eat recipes on your social media profiles, you help the Fast2eat community grow, and we are grateful for that. So, keep sharing, cooking, and enjoying the tasty and simple Fast2eat recipes.
If you use my recipes and photos, please link to my original post. You can always use Fast2eat recipes and photos if you share a link back to Fast2eat.
You do not need to ask my permission to link to content published at Fast2eat. However, permission must be granted to use Fast2eat recipes or photographs on other websites, social media accounts, or for print purposes without the link for the original URL.
And remember, when you adapt my recipe, please acknowledge the source with “adapted from…” with the link to designate the source of my recipe.
Thank you for promoting my work!

Do you have Fast2eat in another idiom?

Fast2eat offers content in both English and Portuguese, ensuring that a wide range of users can benefit from the blog. Whether you prefer to explore recipes, articles, meal planning ideas, or kitchen tips and tricks in English or Portuguese, Fast2eat has you covered. Fast2eat strives to be inclusive and provide valuable content to users in both languages, making it accessible to a diverse audience. So, regardless of your language preference, you can enjoy all that Fast2eat offers in English or Portuguese.

Who designed Fast2eat website?

I do! Fast2eat is designed and coded by Susana Macedo.

Who takes the photographs on Fast2eat Recipes?

I do! As you have already noticed, I am not a professional photographer; I use my phone to take photos of Fast2eat recipes.
I use Pixabay images in the tips and tricks guides and other non-recipe content to enhance the user interface and make it easier for readers to understand the content and instructions.


Working with Fast2eat

Fast2eat mission is to create easy-to-prepare and Fast2eat recipes that anyone can cook. Fast2eat offers quick and easy-to-follow instructions for preparing delicious meals. These recipes are ideal for busy individuals who want to cook a tasty meal in a short amount of time. Fast2eat recipes are often simple and straightforward, using basic ingredients readily available in most kitchens. With Fast2eat, you can start cooking a meal in just a few minutes and enjoy a nutritious and satisfying meal in no time! If you fit the Fast2eat mission and philosophy, don’t hesitate to contact me to discuss any opportunities to see how we can work together.

Do you do freelance work?

Yes! As a full-time food blogger, I am always excited about creative collaborations, opportunities, brand ambassadorship, writing for guest posts, and recipe development. Please get in touch with me for more information.

Do you work with brands on sponsored campaigns?

I enjoy creating unique recipes and content for brands to highlight their food or related products. Collaborating with them and sharing what I love and use regularly is exciting.
FYI: I need to try the product first and will only promote things that I like.

Do you accept sponsored guest posts?

I enjoy partnering with high-quality brands that align with Fast2eat philosophy. If you’re interested in a potential paid sponsorship, contact me here with “Sponsorship Inquiry” in the subject line. Opportunities are limited!

Do you accept sponsored guest posts with links?

Yes, I do. However, I follow Google guidelines:
“Google does understand that buying and selling links is a normal part of the economy of the web for advertising and sponsorship purposes. It’s not a violation of our policies to have such links as long as they are qualified with a rel= “nofollow” or rel= “sponsored” attribute value to the <a> tag.”

So please contact us just for sponsored links that are qualified with a rel= “nofollow” or rel= “sponsored” attribute value to the <a> tag.”

Do you do exchange links?

My general policy is to link only to sites I read regularly. I do not accept requests to exchange links. However, if you’d like to tell me about your blog, please do. I would love to know about it, and if I find myself stopping by often, I will undoubtedly put up a link.

I have a fantastic recipe. Can you publish it at Fast2eat Recipes?

Absolutely. Send me the recipe with all the detailed instructions, and I will make it. If I like it and feel it is appropriate, I will send a message asking for photos and more details. I will also put your name as the author, and once you have a few recipes published at Fast2eat, I will make a page with all your recipes and articles (if you also collaborate with any). Check here how to become a Fast2eat collaborator.

Do you charge any fee to post on Fast2eat?

collaborator post without marketing intention is free of charge.

I only charge a fee for marketing sponsored posts and links.

Can you develop a weekly or monthly menu, including the grocery list?

I can develop a weekly or monthly menu, including the grocery list, based on your preference for a small fee. Please get in touch with me for more information.

You can also create it by yourself, just join us hereSigning up allows you to save, upload, and track your favourite recipes in one place. Plan your meals for the week with the Fast2eat Meal Calendar. Create a full-course menu for special events. Personalize and create as many recipe collections as you want. Generate shopping lists. Access them from any device! Never lose a recipe again! Join us now.

If I sent it, would you post a beautiful photo of a Fast2eat recipe?

If you made any of Fast2eat recipes and want your photo to be published here, I will be happy to check it, and if I like, it will be published and noted with your name.

Can you do product reviews or giveaways?

If you have a product, cookbook, service or appliance that fits Fast2eat and our readers, I would love to host a review or giveaway!

Can Fast2eat participate in brand ambassador events and sponsored trips?

If your brand is hosting a food event or planning a press trip, I would love to attend, learn about your product or service and share the experience with Fast2eat readers.
I love to share new products and travel opportunities with Fast2eat readers! It is an opportunity to have Susana/Fast2eat representing your brand through blog posts, social media mentions, videos, travel opportunities or even on a press trip. Please get in touch with me for more details.

Disclosure: I can be occasionally compensated to provide my opinion on products, services, and pertinent topics.
Although I receive compensation, all opinions are always my own, and I need to try the product first.
I won’t promote anything that I don’t like.
You will hear back from me only if I’m genuinely interested in your product/message.


Fast2eat user interface

Fast2eat is an innovative, user-friendly platform designed to help you prepare delicious food, making meal planning, recipe organization, and grocery shopping easier. Our interface is simple and intuitive. This FAQ will guide you through the most frequently asked questions you may have. Whether you’re a busy professional looking to save time in the kitchen or a seasoned home cook wanting to get organized, the Fast2eat interface has you covered.

How do I find any specific content on Fast2eat?

Click on the icon search at the top left and use the search bar to search for a recipe or cooking tips. The recipe and articles with cooking tips & tricks will be on the search results page.

How do I find a specific recipe?

If you are looking for a particular recipe, you can use the search bar on the top of the recipes grid to search for a recipe. All related recipes will be shown on the grid.

You can filter it by ingredients, courses, and keywords on the All Recipes page.

Can I save a recipe for later use?

Yes, you can sign in and store all your favourite recipes in one place to return to them later.
Signing up allows you to save, upload, and track your favourite recipes in one place. Plan your meals for the week with the Fast2eat Meal Calendar. Create a full-course menu for special events. Personalize and create as many recipe collections as you want. Generate shopping lists. Access them from any device! Never lose a recipe again! Join us now.

How to print a recipe

Scroll down to the recipe card and find the “Print” button under the recipe image. It will open a clean page to print, with options to choose from.

Is there a list with all the recipes somewhere?

Yes, there is an All Fast2eat Recipes page.

Is there a list of all recipes using a specific ingredient?

Search Fast2eat recipes by ingredients at the ingredients pop-up menu on the All Fast2eat Recipes page to see all recipes using a specific ingredient.

Can I adjust the ingredient quantities?

Yes, you can easily adjust the ingredient quantities by 2x or 3x. Just click the buttons at the top of the ingredients list, and all ingredient quantities will be automatically multiplied by 2 or 3.
You also have the option to adjust it to the number of servings you will make using the print view. Just click the Print button, change the number of servings, and the recipe will automatically change all ingredient quantities.


Recipe questions and feedback

If you have a question or feedback for a specific recipe, please leave a public comment on the recipe page. That way, other readers can see the answers to your questions and will benefit from your feedback. Scroll past the recipe, and you will find the comment form at the end of the page. I answer those comments regularly.

Please DO NOT e-mail me with questions or feedback about recipes. I can’t keep up with them!

Fast2eat encourages user interaction through comments, questions, and reviews on recipes and articles. This creates a sense of community and allows users to share their experiences, provide feedback, and ask questions.

What is the best way to ask a question?

I am always happy to help with any question you have, and no question is stupid, so feel free to ask!
For questions about a particular recipe, the best method is to ask the question within the comments section of that recipe page. If you have non-recipe-related questions, feel free to ask on any page. I answer those comments regularly.

My recipe didn't turn out. What did I do wrong?

Sorry to hear that your recipe didn’t turn out as expected! I always want to do my best to provide you with as many tips and tricks as possible to give you success in the kitchen. There could be many reasons why it didn’t work out.
  • Did you follow the recipe correctly? Take your time reading the recipe directions first, and pay attention to how the ingredients are written to make sure it all makes sense. Reread through everything again because it’s easy to forget an ingredient, get the quantity wrong, or use the wrong ingredient altogether. Also, it’s very easy to accidentally skip a step or overlook an important sentence in the instructions. Most of the time, you’ll find your answer simply by reading through again.
  • Did you measure the ingredients properly? Measuring ingredients properly and prepping them before you start cooking is vital. I measure all my ingredients. Not measuring can lead to some serious recipe flops. Especially in baking recipes!
  • Did you prep the ingredients before you started? I highly recommend prepping before you cook, not during. It helps avoid mistakes in measuring and will reduce the amount of stress on you during cooking.
  • Did you use fresh and high-quality ingredients? Using fresh and high-quality ingredients is crucial for creating delicious and healthy meals. Choose seasonal produce, free-range meats, and artisanal cheeses to ensure the best flavours and textures.
  • Did you make any substitutions? I completely support you making changes to a recipe to make it work for you, but just do so knowing that it will change the result. I can’t guarantee any of those changes will work. As always, use your best judgment. Any substitution will change the flavour, texture, consistency, etc. Sometimes, swapping ingredients will work, and sometimes, it won’t be all that great.
  • Did you use the correct tools and ingredients temperature? The correct tools and ingredients are crucial for achieving the desired taste and texture. This includes measuring cups, spoons, mixing bowls, and fresh and high-quality ingredients. It’s also important to use the correct temperature for cooking methods, such as baking, roasting, or sautéing, to ensure the food is cooked evenly and thoroughly.
  • Did you cook it for the right amount of time? It’s important to cook it for the right amount of time to ensure food safety and optimal flavour. Generally, follow the cooking time recommended in the recipe, but check the food regularly to avoid overcooking. Use a timer or thermometer to help you keep track of time and temperature.
  • Have you read the Fast2eat tips and tricks posts related to your recipe? Please read them before making the recipe to catch any tips on troubleshooting the recipe.
These are some common mistakes that can affect the outcome of a recipe. We all make mistakes and flub up recipes from time to time. Try to identify and adjust the issue next time you make the recipe. Don’t let it get you down! Always try again. If you still need help finding the issue, feel free to ask in the comments on the recipe page. We’ll try to figure it out, but sometimes, it’s only possible by watching your process. Be sure to provide me with a good description of your end product because that will give me the most clues! I would love to review your issue and see if I have any advice or if the recipe needs a retest to ensure I wrote it clearly for the reader.

I need to find out the meaning of the cooking term or technique.

If you’re reading a recipe and come across a cooking term or technique you need to familiarize yourself with, take the time to look it up. I have a handy Cooking Terms guide here

If you don’t find it there, please let me know by commenting on the page with the term.


General questions and feedback

I am always happy to hear from you!

Please comment below. However, if you have questions or comments about a specific recipe or technique, please leave a public comment on that recipe or technique page. You’re far more likely to get a quick response there, and other readers will benefit from the answer, too.

Why haven't you answered my email or comment?

I have a hard time keeping up. I do my best to reply to every comment as soon as I receive it, but I am not always successful, so I apologize.

Email is even more challenging; I try to respond to every reader’s email. It might take me a few days to get back to you (occasionally longer when I’m working on a big project, on vacation, or on holiday).

Why have my comments yet to show up?

I have tools to avoid spam comments by verifying the authenticity of commenters and improving the overall user experience. They might have filtered your comment. Please try again using another sentence.

Furthermore, links to commercial websites aren’t allowed in the comments, and readers should refrain from putting links of any sort in the comment areas unless they’re relevant to the post’s subject and enhance the conversation.

I try never to censor comments. I welcome opinions differing from mine. But I ask that you post only words you would feel comfortable saying aloud to me in person. I reserve the right to delete any hurtful or nasty comment. I will also censor gratuitous profanity, nastiness, or plain off-topic wordiness.

Can I add Fast2eat to my mailing list?

Please DO NOT add me to your mailing list.

Where else can I find Fast2eat?

Even though I spend more time on the website content, I sometimes post on social media. You can also connect by following us on Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest and YouTube!

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