Hi guys! So, one of the big things I wanted to try this year was a meal delivery service because, as mentioned in a previous blog post, I don't want to worry about cooking and I need to break the habit of ordering take out! So this week I have the chance to try Model Meals! It's a fresh, already prepared meal delivery service, where the meals are based on the Whole 30 plan, which really appealed to me.
Full disclosure, after mentioning on my IG story that I was considering trying Model Meals, they reached out and offered me $150 worth of meals to try. So, I placed an order on a Friday and placed my order to have half my meals be delivered Sunday and the other half on Wednesday. I'm going to add my reviews of the meals as I go this week, but if you're already thinking about trying them, use my link for $25 off your first order! --> https://www.talkable.com/x/hnrn9s <--
Monday 3/5/18 - I tried the Buffalo Chicken Salad & Dill Slaw
I liked the flavor of the chicken. The slaw doesn't taste great just on its own because its not really dressed, so I ended up mixing everything together which probably is the way it was intended to be eaten. I'd call this a pretty light lunch. If you wanted to amp it up, you could easily make it into a sandwich or wrap.
Tuesday 3/6/18 - I tried the Pork Carnitas Fajita Bowl
Verdict: THIS WAS SO GOOD!!!
I was really surprised by the amount of flavor! The pork was good and the veggie were flavorful. It didn't come with microwave instructions, which at first I was pissed about because I wanted it to be as quick as possible. But it was super easy - I heated up a saute pan, sprayed it with a good amount of coconut oil, and cooked the meal for about 5 minutes and it was perfect.
3/6/18 - I also tried one of the RXBARS
So on they offer a few thing in addition to regular meals, and one option is this brand of protein bars called RXBARS. I'm not a big fan of protein bars, but I gave it a go and unfortunately, I'm still not a fan. I didn't get chocolate chip flavor, or really any flavor of anything. So, I left this one after a few bites.
TO BE CONTINUED...