Are Home Meal Delivery Services Worth It?

Spoiler alert: yes. Clearly, we’re advocates for getting freshly made meals delivered right to your doorstep. But this one’s not about us, it’s about you. What does a home meal delivery service do for you that makes it worth the investment? 

Having healthy, ready to eat meals delivered to your door means: 

  • You save time
  • You don’t have to go on extended grocery shopping expeditions
  • You don’t have to do any prep work
  • You don’t have a stack of dirty pots and pans to clean after the meal
  • You can be confident in eating healthy, wholesome ingredients
  • You can avoid impulse buying and overeating
Fully cooked RealEats meals delivered to your door

Premade Meals are a Time Saver

Remember that time when you were sitting in the living room late one evening, belly laughing at the joke your significant other had just told? No? Oh right, you were in the kitchen, cleaning up the delicious dinner you made. That moment never happened. 

Of course, there is a lot of value to a good, home cooked meal. However, we all know that 3-4 hours in the kitchen to have an hour or so of quality mealtime is not always possible as a daily routine in busy family life. Especially with the rise in dual income households. Now, there may not be a partner who has the time available to prepare, cook, serve and clean up a gourmet meal. 

But this doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice quality mealtime, healthy food or delicious food. Luckily, meal options have evolved alongside the ever-shifting shape of societal norms. Enter home meal delivery services. 

Of course, there are the plethora of meal kit options out there that arrive with multiple ingredients and pieces to a meal that you still prep and cook in order to eat. A good option, if you enjoy the process and have the time to invest in regular cooking. However, fully cooked premade meals delivered to your home are a fabulous solution to all of your mealtime woes. 

Besides no longer having to go through the time-suck of preparing and then cleaning up from preparing a meal (still getting real here — no one likes to do the dishes), ready-made meals ALSO means no grocery shopping! Or, at least minimal grocery shopping. Say goodbye to long, detailed lists of spices and ingredients that have to be tracked down across multiple aisles and the truth that one oversight will call for yet another grocery stop. 

Premade Meals Can Help You Live a Healthier Lifestyle

In general, planning what you’re going to eat ahead of time is a much better option than impulse buying or impulse eating. Oftentimes, those impulses happen when we’re already hungry and will lead to selecting the most readily available option at hand. Keeping healthy premade meals in the fridge allows for you to avoid the drive thru in these moments! 

We’ve already established that using a home meal delivery service saves you time in the grocery store. It can also save you money and pounds! That’s right. By avoiding regular grocery trips, you’re also circumventing the very real temptation of buying something off of those wonderfully convenient setups in the checkout lane. Those “point of purchase” temptations can lead to unhealthy eating habits that you’re better off avoiding. 

Healthy eating is often about discipline. There is certainly a level of knowledge needed to commit to a healthy diet, but let’s be real — knowing what is in processed foods doesn’t necessarily mean you’re always going to say no to eating them. You can make it easier on yourself by setting up a premade meal plan that delivers healthy ready to eat meals to your door! Talk about portion control 😉 

All in all, home delivered meals that are premade for you with health and taste in mind are definitely a win-win situation. You save time that can be put towards living your life and you support a healthy lifestyle that can enable a longer life. Sounds like a real deal to us! 

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