I really love to cook, like I’ve always enjoy doing it, especially when I have a lot of time to do it, or when I try new recipes, or when I’m entertaining and having people over for dinner. You know, as a younger couple, before Liam and Logan were part of our life, Brian and I used to cook and try so many different meals on weeknights; but as of late we’ve been kind of lazy, and I feel like it’s been getting worst and worst over the past few years… until we’ve realized, not too long ago, that we had fallen into some sort of weeknights meal rut where we would eat the same kind of boring meals, week after week. But that was until my girlfriend Véro introduced me to a food delivery service she had been trying for the last few weeks… really, a way out from having spaghetti every Tuesday night? Wow, thanks Véro, what a great timing!!! So right there, while thinking of my next Tuesday night meal, I knew I had to give it a shot!
So It’s called Goodfood. The day after she told me all about it I did a bit of research and I was hooked, like immediately. The website was just awesome, easy friendly, with FAQ, information about the recipes, about where they get the food and how it will be delivered right to your door… so you select the package that is most convenient for your family, the best delivery dates, and then you get to select your meals… that was the best part, of course! Well, it was, until the moment when I actually received my first meal kit. Receiving my first box was so much fun. From the very moment I signed up I had been eager to receive my first box. I was so excited about that weeknight meal, you have no idea. So excited to cook something fancy for my family on a Monday night! And so excited to try something new. And I was NOT disappointed, from the moment I opened the box until we sat for diner… as it was just so good!
First, the packaging was amazing. My first delivery was on a warm day and I was a bit skeptical about it all, you know, with fresh produces waiting for me on my front porch… but once I opened it up, everything was nicely packed, cool and fresh, along with beautiful colored and easy to read recipes (that I will certainly keep for future use!). Each meal as its own clear bags of produce with EVERYTHING you will need for the recipe! If the recipe calls for one clove of garlic, then you get one clove of garlic, that simple! There’s nothing I hate more than having to throw away good food because we didn’t use enough of it in a recipe or during the week. With this food service, we use what we need and in the end there is so much less waste.
The only thing you might use from your kitchen is salt and pepper, olive oil and water. Every bottles and jars are carefully labelled in English and French! The packaging is sooo pretty, you’d think Martha Stewart packed it all herself! Another plus, all the boxes, bags, jars and bottles can all be recycled, even the ice-packs, which is just awesome cause it’s environmentally friendly. Which I try to be, you know.
As for the recipes… nothing short of AMAZING so far! We’ve already tried food we had never had before and we all loved it, even the boys loved it too! Everything is tasty and well portioned. So, if you don’t know it yet, well so far, I am really impressed! And just to be clear, so you all understand, this is not pre-made or pre-cooked, like you may save some time in the end, but you really need some preparation and cooking time… it’s just easier to do, with all the right ingredients, spices, meats and produces right there for you… so don’t worry here, you won’t lose that feeling of being the real deal, cause with Goodfood, you still feel as the ‘Chef’ of your very own kitchen!
One of the biggest perks is that I can skip a week or two and place an order only for the weeks we want to get some food delivered. And if I ever decide to stop, I can do it at any time. But I don’t think I will!!! Cause right now, I am just so happy I was introduced to Goodfood… as I’ve been pleased with all of our meal choices so far… and not only we now eat nice varied meals, it did bring back some fun and excitement to our weeknight dinners and cooking!!!
So, I’ve got a deal for you if you’d like to try it. You can sign up using this link and get 40$ off your first order. I’m telling you, this will cost you less than what you would pay for quality food at the grocery store in order to cook these fancy and delicious recipes. So no reason not to try it, really!
Let me know if you’re considering trying it but still have some questions … I know I sure did when I first signed up. I would be happy to try and help you deal with you’re weeknight meal rut and bring back some excitement into your kitchen!
So today is Monday, and guess what, I’ve just tried an awesome new Thai shrimp curry recipe!
Have fun cooking and bon appétit mylemondroplife friends!