Last updated on May 8th, 2023 at 12:33 pm
Mealie is a self hosted recipe manager and meal planner built in Vue for a pleasant user experience for the whole family. Easily add recipes into your database by providing the url and Mealie will automatically import the relevant data or add a family recipe with the UI editor.
Code Source: GitHub
Before we start, please ensure you have Docker installed. This can be installed through the Synology Package Center.
Create the Docker Folder
We now need to create the Mealie Docker folder. Head into File Station and open the Docker folder. Select Create, choose Create folder and name it mealie. (see demonstration)
Create the Scheduled Task
We will now head into Control Panel > Task Scheduler > Create > Scheduled Task and click User-defined script. (see demonstration)
Configure the Scheduled Task
In the window that appears, insert the following:
In the General tab, In the Task field, enter Mealie. From the User list, select root. Uncheck the Enabled option.
In the Schedule tab, Select Run on the following date (make sure It’s today’s date). Now select Do not repeat.
In the Task Settings tab, under Notification, You can choose to turn this on, otherwise skip this. Now copy-paste the following code into the Run command area. Now click OK.
docker run -d --name=mealie \ -p 9925:80 \ -e TZ=Europe/London \ -e db_type=sqlite \ -v /volume1/docker/mealie:/app/data \ --restart always \ hkotel/mealie
Important: Make sure you change the time zone to match your own.
Accept the warning prompt
When the below warning appears, press OK.
Run the Scheduled Task
You will now see your list of tasks. Select Mealie, now press Run. When asked to run, press Yes.
Your app is now Installed
The installation process has now finished. Give it a few seconds to appear in your Docker list.
Open your browser and enter the link to your new container http://synologyip:9925
When you first launch Mealie, press the icon at the top right and press Login. Enter the default email address which is email@example.com and the default password is MyPassword. You can change these via the settings menu.
Docker Compose and Portainer
version: '3.3' services: mealie: container_name: mealie ports: - '9925:80' environment: - TZ=Europe/London - db_type=sqlite volumes: - '/volume1/docker/mealie:/app/data' restart: always image: hkotel/mealie
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