Not much of a cook? Routinely tempted to dine out rather than prepare a meal at home? Another option may be a subscription service that will send prepared meals on a regular basis straight to your door.
Unlike meal kit delivery services, which give you ingredients and provide instructions for you to put them together, prepared meal services skip to the end, sending you completed meals on regular intervals that are tailored to your tastes and dietary needs. Many companies now specialize in providing fresh, healthy means with organic ingredients and options to meet the needs of dairy-free, gluten-free, keto-friendly, vegetarian, vegan and other diets.
“It can certainly be a great tool for people when they’re low on time or struggle to cook meals themselves at home,” says Hope Brinkmann, a registered dietitian at Tidelands Health.
Like their meal kit counterparts, prepared meal delivery services have their pros and cons.