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I love to cook. I always have. But as the years passed, I started to feel that my cooking had become a little stale.

Having said that, recently I have noticed that there are many people that I know who are using a meal kit service. At first, I hesitated, since I was a little skeptical, but after a thinking about it, I decided to give it a go. After few months, let me tell you something – it changed my life!

Firstly, there is so much diversity. As a working mom who is raising two young girls and trying to maintain a household, I found out that even though I consider myself a food loving person, in my daily life it had become more of a chore. As a result, I was doing the same thing day after day…

I personally think that one of the main benefits of a meal kit service is that it allows you to diversify your cooking, exposing you on a daily basis to new products and flavors that you would never have used otherwise, especially not during the more hectic weekdays.

Secondly, a meal kit service allows you to save so much time… Most meal kit services factor in, as a priority, time. They ensure that the recipes are simple to do (without sacrificing flavor) and take no more than 30-45 minutes to prepare, with the minimal preparation needed. From my experience, most home cooking takes much longer than that, not to mention the time spent thinking of what to cook and buying all the groceries needed for the task.

Thirdly, you will save money and have less waste. Now, I wasn’t expecting that, but the surprising result of using a meal kit service on a weekly basis is that the overall amount spent on food in our household declined dramatically. This was both in the amount we spent on groceries and the amount we spent on takeout and dining out. I’m talking about saving at least $200 a month… Of course, we continue to go out and enjoy takeaways for something different,  but the If you have the power to manage it better, you can easily switch from one service to another and enjoy valuable promotions that can make the saving even more dramatic.

Lastly, you will see amazing nutrition management as a result of using a meal kit service. I personally like to consider myself as a healthy eater most of the time, but the meal kit service definitely helped me manage what I ate and how I ate. Let’s start with the fact that the proportion of the dishes are what you need. It allows you to eat well but not to overeat. In addition, from my experience, meal kit services are aiming for you to use the best products available in the market. With every meal kit, you can see the full nutritional value per serving for every dish in your menu. Overall, that really helped me to better understand and manage what I am eating.

To summarize this, I strongly recommend using a meal kit service.

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