Eating a healthier diet is a priority we all have, but this can quite often take time, effort and energy which as mums we don’t have. Luckily Dubai is awash with food delivery options and meal planners, and we’ve made it even easier for you. Here is a recommendation of the food companies we have tried and tested.
Healthy dinners made easy with Hello Chef
Popular with us British mums, Hello Chef offers a fuss-free solution for those looking to put nutritious and family-friendly meals on the table. There is a handy nutritional guide on each recipe which is a great option if you’re wanting to keep a closer eye on calories and carbs.
They have 20+ recipes on the menu each week which detail information on calories, protein, and carbohydrates, making selecting meals that suit your dietary preferences simple and straightforward. * Top tip: Look out for the ‘Calorie Smart’ range for delicious recipes with less than 600 calories per serving!
Want to give Hello Chef a try? Use code BM350 to get AED 350 off across your first 4 orders. (Valid for new customers only.) You can place your orders here.
Taste the balance and balance the taste with Theo’s Point meal plans
Theo’s Point are well balanced meals that are tailored to your body. They will make you feel nourished, vibrant and energised and the best thing is they are delivered to your door. A well-designed detox shouldn’t leave you starving. With Theo’s Point you can nurture your gut with wholesome foods and nourishing fats, that will leave you feeling full and satisfied.
Theo’s Point offer a variety of meal plans to suit every need. From weight management plans that are customised to help you lose, gain or maintain weight and achieve a healthy body composition, to vegan meal plans that provide you with a well-balanced and nutritious diet for those following a plant-based lifestyle. There are also fitness meal plans; tailored macros to support an active lifestyle and aid in muscle building and recovery and managing intolerance meal plans that are designed for specific dietary needs. And to top it all off there are even pregnancy meal plans, created to provide expectant mums with the proper nutrients for a healthy pregnancy.
To book a FREE consultation with one of their nutritionists and check out their delicious meal options go to their website or call 054 455 6129.
Fuel the body with Jetlagged Chef
This delicious meal plan concept was started in lockdown by Eliza, a former aviation employee. She loves cooking and creating healthy recipes with an Australian twist, Jetlagged Chef focuses on fuelling the body rather than punishing or restricting it.
Each dish has a scannable barcode which links to the MyFitnessPal app, helping you keep track of your intake. You can choose the menu based on your goals, with lunch and dinner at around 1,100 to 1,200 calories. The plans currently include lunch and dinner, with more options being added soon.
Prices start at AED 575 for two meals over five days with discounts for couples.
For more information click on their website or WhatsApp 058 507 7524.
Be a hunter gather with Smith St Paleo
Holly Smith, founder of Smith St Paleo, started her food journey by sharing pictures of her healthy, delicious creations on Instagram. Like the name suggests Smith St Paleo, focuses on the paleo diet – foods that we could hunt and gather like in caveman times. What you get is a diet rich in lean meats, fish, fruits, nuts and veg, healthy fat with no gluten, grains, dairy or processed sugars.
What’s great about this plan is that the dishes are hearty and satisfying, so you definitely don’t feel like you’re being deprived: Banana Pancakes with Berry Compote & Cashew Cream, Beef Ragu with Sweet Potato Mash & Broccoli or Chicken Satay Skewers With Coconut Cauliflower Rice.
They offer weekly, fortnightly and monthly meal plans delivered to your home or office with prices starting at AED 525 for breakfast and one main meal for a week.
Switch to a holistic lifestyle while enjoying ORGANIC, GLUTEN & DAIRY FREE meals with Be Balance!
Be Balance is the ultimate meal solution where they are prepared in a healthy, calorie controlled manner and delivered at your doorstep on time! The meals are based on Mediterranean and international cuisine with a Middle Eastern touch, they are calorie-controlled and created by exceptional Nutritionists and Chefs using fresh, flavourful ingredients so you can achieve your personal nutrition and lifestyle goals.
There are so many options to choose from: Take your wellness to the next level by boosting your immunity and flushing out those toxins with their Juice Cleanse or Detox plan. Support your pregnancy with the most important nutrients with their Pregnancy plan, lose or maintain weight with their Weight Loss and Healthy Living plan or boost your performance and build lean muscle mass with their Fitness meal plan.
Vegetarian, Vegan, Diabetic, Low Histamine and Customised meal plans are also available and all meal plans are ideal for coeliacs and those who have intolerances too.
Some of the menu highlights include: GF Almond flour Pancakes with Apple & Cinnamon, the Paleo Greek Chicken with Apple salad and the amazing refined sugar free desserts like Beetroot Halwa & Orange cheesecake! Yum! If you fancy trying Be Balance we’ve secured an EXCLUSIVE British Mums offer of 20% off your first two meal plan orders. Just use the code BM20 (T&C apply). For more tips and tricks and find out more at www.bebalance.ae or WhatsApp on 0529199220.