5 Reasons for (not) Ordering Meal Boxes

Some people love to spend time in the kitchen while others hate to cook. If you are part of the second group, You might like to have your meals home delivered via a company like Dinnerly. As long as you find a proper meal box supplier, such a service makes your life a lot easier. But what are the benefits of such a food supplier? And are there any downsides to the service? Well, one downside is that if you’re a picky eater, having meals chosen for you can be a problem if there’s a meal box you don’t like, though many services offer the option to opt-out of certain ingredients. Another downside is pricing, as there is a service charge included for gathering all the ingredients down in one place which may be a turn-off for those looking to save money. Though you can often find special offers, just as you would find Raise coupons for your local food store. You can often find these offers from influencers or when you first sign up to the service. So as you can see even with the downsides to meal boxes there are benefits, here are … reasons for (not) subscribing to a meal box service.

1. Full Meals
One of the major benefits of a meal box service is that the box will contain a full meal. You won’t have to go looking for all the ingredients and maybe settle for an alternative because the original vegetables are not available. A meal box will be a complete meal; sauce, fruit, spices and all. So if a recipe needs some kind or exotic fruit of flavouring, the box will provide it for you. And, of course, the box comes with a recipe that you can follow.

2. No Shopping around
Having a meal box delivered means that you won’t have to do shopping. Or well, there are some things that you will still need to buy from a supermarket – cleaning supplies, pet food, snacks and personal care products, for example – but when it comes to food and ingredients, your shopping list becomes a lot shorter and so will your grocery shopping time. You can pass al the fruit isles, vegetable isles and so on and still get a healthy meal on the table.

3. Meal Boxes are Convenient
The box will be delivered to your home so you can just wait for it to be delivered. You won’t have to leave your house to do grocery shopping and won’t have to think about what to cook today, You’ll simply receive a box containing everything you need. You can start cooking right away.

4. Healthy Meals
You need to find the right food box supplier and this may take some time. Don’t believe everything they say because not all of them are trustworthy. Take a look at the list of ingredients included in their recipes and use your common sense to see if their claims are valid. When you find a come across a food company that appeals to you – and they are out there – you will be assured of a healthy meal with a lot of nutritional value.

5. Fixed Meals
The fact that you receive fixed meals can also serve as a downside to a meal box service. You will have to create the meal with their ingredients, even if you would have preferred tomato to pumpkin or mushrooms. Even if there are ingredients that you don’t like, you’ll have to make do with what they provide for you unless you happen to have some alternative in your fridge or kitchen cabinet.

Some companies allow you to try a meal box for a discounted price so, as long as you like the concept of meal boxes, don’t stop until you find one you like.


Written by Phillipa

I am a mother to two gorgeous twin girls and wife to a wonderful man who serves our country. I love to cook and am fortunate enough to be able to dedicate my life to my art. A healthy lifestyle is the best lifestyle and I can show you how.