I want to share with you a little secret about how I have been staying sane while raising two energetic boys, running my own business, and keeping up with all the duties as a PTA president at my kids’ school. It often feels like I have 3 full-time jobs and can get pretty overwhelming at times. I am sure I am not the only one with an over booked schedule. It often seemed impossible to get it all done AND provide delicious and healthy meals for my family.
Nonetheless, a busy lifestyle would never compromise my standards of healthy cooking. Nutritious & organic meals are always a priority in my household. That is why a few months ago I decided to try Green Chef, which is a USDA-certified organic, meal kit delivery service. I could not be happier with my decision! Every Monday I get a delivery of fresh organic ingredients for 3 dinners (yes, you can save yourself a trip to the grocery store!).
I chose a gluten-free option because my husband is gluten intolerant so the recipes use different types of grains, some are completely new to me. That is another plus, getting to discover healthy grain alternatives. Your can choose from a variety of menu options: Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Paleo, Omnivore or Carnivore. No matter which menu you choose each meal will be different, will only take 30 minutes to prepare and make you look like a gourmet chef with very little effort.
The Green Chef box comes with the exact amount of ingredients for each meal, so there is no wasted food. Lets say a recipe calls for a 1/2 cup of shredded carrot and that is precisely what you get, not need to pull out your measuring cups. A lot of the ingredients come pre-chopped (no more crying over cut onions!) It also includes 3 recipe sheets, each with step-by-step instructions and pictures. It’s so easy to follow.
Because I get 3 dinners per week it still leaves me room to make my own favorite recipes or dine out. I don’t have to worry about my weekly shopping on a Sunday because Monday my dinner is covered and I just need 30 minutes to make it. It is also comforting to know that it will be organic, tasty and nutritious.
I can keep going on and on about how great this service is. As a matter of fact, I have been telling all my friends about it for months now (lots of them love it too!). Finally I decided to write a post to share about it with my readers. I contacted the company to see if they would work with me and offer my readers something extra. And surely enough they agreed and I became their affiliate! If you order via my link, you will get 4 meals for free and will support this blog by helping me earn a small commission. Get Your Green Chef Box
I want to be honest with you about the commission because I believe in transparency. I was going to share this information regardless, because I truly love this service, and was happy to find out that Green Chef wanted to team up with me. I would never recommend a product or a service I did not try or believe in. In this busy world we all have a lot on our plates and it’s nice to find ways to live to the fullest while enjoying healthy, homemade, organic meals.
Do you have any tips or shortcuts on how you fit healthy meals into your or your family’s busy lives? I would love to hear from you. Please share in the comments below.
Green Chef Recipes I’ve made in the past:
Navy Bean Niçoise Salad