Has your two-minute noodle fetish, along with your takeaway fries, started to affect your belly? Let’s face it, even before the coronavirus hit the Gold Coast, grocery shopping and meal prepping was never the most exciting job of the week.
Well, we reckon it's time to break-up with your chicken flavour sachets and give your local drive-thru a rest—you deserve better.
Here’s our roundup featuring seven of the best meal delivery services on the Gold Coast, for nutritious and delicious meals delivered to your doorstep.
If plant-powered nutrition is your mantra, then look no further than Soulara, a company that’s putting the fun back into vegan and vegetarian meals, delivered to you. Clear up your environmental conscience with a range of detox bowls, curries and noodle dishes, all guaranteed to send your tastebuds into a starstruck frenzy, as they finally meet cardamom, star anise and paprika.
If you’re ready to get serious on your coronavirus detox but need a little help, Performance Eating is your ultimate go to when it comes to the Gold Coast's best meal delivery services! Fresh, perfectly proportioned meals, this local company is sure to keep you fuelled up, as well as looking and feeling fresh AF. The best thing about Performance Eating? The many vegan options! And we’re talking delish noms like basmati pilaf with gauc and South American baked beans. Drool.
Fresh Meals 2u
Fresh Meals 2u is the perfect meal delivery solution for those who would love to eat a healthy, nutritious meal but simply don’t have the time. With a wide range of meal plan options, you can opt for a ‘balanced’ meal plan that will help you shift those WFH kgs. And the food is still delish, including eats like Portuguese chicken and even banana bread.
Here’s something that we definitely can’t pass up—how about some plant-based sticky date pudding delivered to your door each week? Who knew quitting cooking could be so damn good! You’ll never get bored with a plant-based diet again thanks to Herbidoor, a Gold Coast meal delivery service where you choose from five brand new meals each week. Order online by midnight on Tuesday and a fresh delivery will be waiting at your door the following Monday, ready to slay the week ahead. Our fave thing about Heribdoor other than sticky date pudding? How about raw salted caramel slice? Yep, it doesn’t get better than that!
Got a sensitive gut? How does a menu that caters for dairy free, keto and nut allergies sound? Nourish’d has got you covered, with a philosophy that promises good food, and the ability to claim back your health and time. Get chilli cheese fries, off-the-bone lamb shanks, and country style crumbed chicken prepped and delivered while you focus on crafting a new hobby, or getting out into the fresh air. Time = saved.
Peer into the world of Wholesomeness, a plant-powered nutrition-based company that has created pre-made packs that are all gluten and dairy free, saving you the time and hassle of meal invention and careful product selection at the supermarket. Choose from low FODMAP, vegan or flexitarian packages that are made with quality produce and attention to nutrients, then sit back and relax while experienced chefs and dieticians pay attention to the food that will come right to your door.
Don't have time to hit the supermarket, or find it a bit daunting in the age of COVID-19? Can't decide what to have for dinner, but need to curb your UberEats habit? HelloFresh is here for you. It's the country's most popular home-delivered meal plan set up, shipping fresh produce and a huge variety of quick, simple recipes straight to your door to ease the stress of mid-week meal-making. One of the greatest things about HelloFresh is the convenience factor—great, healthy produce delivered to your door. But it'll also get you fired up in the kitchen and cooking recipes you may never have thought of trying. No doubt, you'll wind up a better cook as time goes on. On the sustainability front, HelloFresh's fruit and veg is sourced direct from Aussie suppliers, and as your produce comes pre-portioned, you'll be reducing food waste too. Basically, it's a win on all fronts.
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