Hello Fresh is a new meal subscription service to Canada. I have been very happy with the meal subscription boxes I have ordered from Chef’s Plate so I figured I would try another service. Hello Fresh currently delivers to Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, Newfoundland, and the Maritimes.
UBC’s Food Services ran a competition for nutrition month searching for a recipe that would be featured in the dining areas on campus for Meatless Mondays. I entered my Lentil Sloppy Joe recipe and it was chosen from over 70 recipes to be featured this summer and into the fall. I had the opportunity to work with UBC’s executive head chef David Speight to perfect my recipe. Continue reading
I recently traveled to Chateau Lake Louise for a family wedding. While a beautiful location for a wedding it isn’t quite student budget friendly. A smoothie at one of the hotel restaurants would have costed me $17. I wanted to be able to eat healthy without breaking the bank.
We prepared by grocery shopping in bigger grocery stores before we got to the hotel. Continue reading
I skipped my March Oatbox so I could catch up and finish my granola from previous months. The skip process was very simple and can be done online. I was very excited to receive my April’s box, especially during my final exam season when grocery shopping can be more challenging. The two April granola blends were Apricot, Black Tea & Maple granola and Maple & Walnut granola.
Chef’s Plate is a meal delivery service that delivers ingredients for recipes of your choice to your door. I did not have to spend time trying to figure out if I have all of the ingredients to make a certain dish – everything I needed was delivered! My first delivery was great so I decided to order Chef’s Plate again during a busy week of school assignments and presentations. I live alone and I found buying the three-meal plan was too much food for leftovers so I chose the two-meal plan. For the two-meal plan you do have to pay $6 in shipping. I was very pleased with the fish I received last time I ordered so I knew I wanted another seafood dish and the Lemon and Za’atar Basa dish sounded perfect! The Moroccan Turkey Tenderloin sounded like a great second dish.
Cooking is one of my favourite activities, however buying groceries to cook is one of those chores that I find hard to fit into my schedule. Especially during a busy exam period, grocery shopping is often forgotten. I wanted to find a food subscription service that delivered all of the ingredients for a meal, allowing me to do the cooking at home. I discovered Chef’s Plate which allows you to chose which meals you would like each week and delivers the ingredients to you at home. I did not have to spend time trying to figure out if I have all of the ingredients to make a certain dish – everything was delivered to me except olive oil, salt and pepper.