Sometimes it can be a hassle to go to the store, especially when you have to drive through traffic to get there. We live on top of a hill overlooking the San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles. I have to plan my errands because each time I go down the hill it’s a trek going from place to place. That’s why I enjoy scheduling healthy food deliveries direct to my door.
For several years now I’ve been ordering a farm box from Farm Fresh to You. They deliver fruits and vegetables from local farms to my home every two weeks. Everything I receive is seasonal, organic and delicious. Each box contains a newsletter with recipes specifically for featured items. After you customize your box, you can add other treats like nuts, jams, and balsamic vinegar.
The other day I was introduced to a new company called Milk and Eggs. What’s exciting about them is that in addition to organic fruits and vegetables, they deliver fresh meat, fish, yogurt, pasta, sauces, bread, juice, and, of course, milk and eggs. They gave me a gift certificate to try out their service so I jumped on it. A couple days later, my order landed on my doorstep.
Since I was already having veggies delivered, I decided to try some of Milk and Eggs fish, pasta, dumplings, and bagels.
They were packed in a thermal shopping bag with an ice pack inside. The first thing I tried was the salmon. It was super fresh, which makes all the difference. I also made a swordfish dish, shrimp with pasta (loved the tomato and mushroom sauce) and dumplings with Bling sauce. All were high-quality, fresh, and wonderful.
The advantage of ordering from Milk and Eggs is that all their food is farm direct, and will save you up to 50% off. I noticed the savings with the seafood, which was reasonably priced compared to what’s available in the market.
The bagels came from Brooklyn Bakery and the fettuccine was from Domenico’s. Even though they weren’t made in-house they were high-quality and tasty.
Farm Fresh to You is California based and Milk and Eggs just launched in Los Angeles. If you don’t live in the area and want to order healthy food deliveries, I have two other great suggestions.
Home Bistro, offers fully cooked chef-prepared meals that are not only healthy but will help you lose or maintain weight. All of their meals are based on the Mediterranean Diet, natural, low in sodium, and locally sourced. Their meats are antibiotic and hormone free and handled humanely. They deliver all over the United States, except Alaska and Hawaii. You don’t have to be a member and can order whenever you like. There’s no need to diet because their meals are portion controlled.
Balance by BistroMD is similar to Home Bistro in that they provide Chef-Prepared meals, made with fresh ingredients and home delivery. The difference is that they cater to specialty diets such as gluten-free, low carb, low sodium, diabetic, dairy free, heart healthy, vegetarian, weight loss, and even menopause issues. There’s something for everyone.
Healthy food deliveries make cooking and eating well easy. I call it “Meals on Wheels” for Baby Boomers.
Do you have healthy meal deliveries sent to your door? What do you like or dislike about it? Please leave a comment below.