I finally got to try Feed Me Real Food Co‘s meals! I used to be a regular client of Lucy’s previous company, Eat Me Primal, so I knew the food would be good. In fact, she’s kept some of the dishes. I ordered two of each of the items that were available for a week worth of great lunches for Alvaro and me.
All the meals come in compostable sugar cane containers that I’ve found are great for reheating in a microwave oven. The label includes the meal description, ingredients, some tips and ideas to make the meal even yummier, the “eat me or freeze me before” date and directions for reheating.
We liked all the meals, although my favourites were the balsamic beef (beef slowly cooked in a spiced balsamic and tomato sauce, served with red cabbage, onion and apple and seasonal greens) and the lamb curry (slow cooked lamb, pumpkin and kale curry, served on a bed of cauliflower rice).
Balsamic beef ($15.00)
Lamb curry ($15.00)
Two new dishes that unfortunately are seasonal and won’t be available for much longer were the Saigon salad (summer Vietnamese style salad with fresh crunchy greens, herbs and poached chicken breast) and the peachy pork (slow cooked pork with peaches or seasonal stonefruit with cauliflower rice and green beans or seasonal greens). Great salad, with a good chunk of protein and a delicious date-sweetened dressing. A dollop of mayo would have been a great bonus. Regarding the pork, you can’t go wrong slow cooking a fatty slab of pork with fruit.
Saigon salad ($15.00)
Peachy pork ($15.00)
The smokin’ thighs (smoky chicken wrapped in bacon with baconified mash and seasonal greens) were pretty great too. The bacon fat in the sweet potato mash makes it extra delicious. The spiced meatballs (juicy, Indian spiced meatballs in a spicy tomato sauce, with roasted sweet potato and kale or seasonal greens) were my least favourite in the bunch of awesome meals. Not that they were bad, just didn’t do it for me as much as the other dishes.
Smokin’ thighs ($15.00)
… this time on a plate and with the recommended grass-fed butter on top of the greens!
Spiced meatballs ($15.00)
Finally, we got some free coconut cups (tasty morsels of creamy coconut coated in raw chocolate). These were great out of the fridge and even better frozen. Needless to say, they didn’t last long.
Coconut cups ($7.50)