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Silver cuisine Cuisine by BistroMD is a prepared meal delivery service, that is focused on catering to the third age demographic.
Pricing: $5.99- $17.99
(Updated August 2018)
Silver by BistroMD – Introduction to the company:
Silver Cuisine by BistroMD is a prepared meal delivery service, that is focused on catering to the third age demographic. The company believes that food is our medicine and is passionate about creating delicious meals that will enhance their senior customer’s lives.
The company was founded by Dr Caroline Cederquist, a physician who specializes in bariatric medicine which is the study of how food is converted into fuel in the human body.
All the meals at Silver Cuisine by BistroMD are created with the nutritional needs of the third age in mind. You can rest assured that when you order meals from Silver Cuisine by BistroMD you will receive healthy and delicious meals that have been designed by doctors and prepared by chefs. All that you need to do is select the meals you wish to have delivered and order! Then Silver Cuisine by BistroMD will take care of all the planning, shopping, cooking and delivery. As the Silver Cuisine by BistroMD meals are fully prepared, all that is required from you is to heat the meals and then enjoy eating them!
Who is it for?
The priority of Silver Cuisine by BistroMD is providing delicious meal solutions for senior citizens. The company also offers menus for people in that demographic who need to follow a specific strict diet, and would like help in maintaining their diets in the best possible way. Specialty diets include gluten-free, heart healthy, low sodium, diabetes and vegetarian, just to name a few.
Plans offered by Silver Cuisine by BistroMD
The company offer full flexibility with their plans, giving you the freedom to use their service without any need for membership commitment. What this means for you is that there is no minimum order limit! You are free to order whatever you want when you want it!
Our team at the Meal Kit Review tries out each company that we review which includes tasting a broad selection of the meals on offer. We were a little sceptical at first, since the Silver Cuisine By BistroMD meals are frozen, but we are happy to report that we were delighted with the taste and flavor of all the meals that we tried! We tried more than 10 meals from their menu selection which gives a great indication of consistent quality. The meals are just delicious, we would say they are worthy of five stars! Honestly, in most cases it felt just like a meal that had been cooked at home that same evening. The portions are also reassuringly generous!
We believe that the reason the meals taste great is due to the fact that they are all cooked in small batches by professional chefs at the company kitchens.. None of their meals are mass produced, but rather they are prepared just as they would be if you were cooking them in your own kitchen. Then immediately after cooking, each meal is flash frozen and delivered directly to you!
A few of the dishes that we tasted from Silver Cuisine by BistroMD:
We also enjoyed the ‘Eats’ dark chocolate and coconut bars which are an option to have as a healthy sweet snack – what a treat! One of the best we have tried. If you love bars, we highly recommend giving them a go!
Variety of meals:
Silver Cuisine by BistroMD has an enormous menu, offering over 150 delicious meal options that are ready to eat in only five minutes or less. This menu includes meal options for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks! This means that if you need, you can be covered all day long. All the meals are doctor-designed and chef-crafted and cooked to perfection, giving you beautifully prepared, delicious and healthy food. With Silver Cuisine by BistroMD, everyone can find something that they love to eat – pasta, chicken, meatballs, seafood, Asian and oriental cuisine, gourmet soups and more.
Silver Cuisine by BistroMD has a team of registered dietitians and nutritionists on board, who all work to keep the huge menu constantly updated. They frequently add new delicious and creative meal options to the menu. As we have already mentioned, the menu also supports several special dietary needs which include vegetarian, low-calorie, low-sodium, gluten-free, diabetes and more.
The Silver Cuisine by BistroMD box:
The contents of the box we received were very well organised. The box comes with an insulated foam cover and included inside are large non-toxic gel-ice packs that are placed on both the bottom and the top of the meals. Our box was left outside of the freezer for a few hours after it was delivered, and all the meals were still very much frozen by the time we opened the box.
Each meal is wrapped in its own sleeve which includes the name of the meal, heating instructions, ingredients and all the nutritional facts. This type of packaging is super informative and very helpful!
Silver Cuisine by BistroMD prepares each meal using fresh and natural ingredients. The company is also committed to only using ingredients from responsible sources. Their culinary team selects sustainably sourced seafood, always sources rBGH-free beef and uses hormone-free chicken. To achieve this high standard, they have partnered with local family-owned farms whenever possible.
The website and ordering process:
Silver Cuisine by BistroMD offers a very friendly and easy to use website, with a simple ordering process. All you need do is to look at the menu, add your meal choices to the shopping cart and then order. You will get the meals delivered directly to your home a few days later.
On the website you can see the full menu that is offered. You also have the option to sort the meals by price on the upper right side of the screen, or filter specific diets or meals type (breakfast, lunch, dinner etc) on the left side of the screen. You can also view ‘new additions’ and weekly specials on the upper left side.
Silver Cuisine by BistroMD is an amazing, flexible solution for seniors who do not have the time, energy or capability to cook at home, but would still like to eat high quality, tasty, well-balanced and healthy food. It is also a great solution for third age people who need to follow a specific strict diet like gluten-free, diabetes, low sodium etc.
Silver Cuisine by BistroMD requires no cooking at all – the meals are fully prepared and delivered frozen so that all you need to do is heat and eat the meals!