It would be fair to say we are waiting with baited breathe for restaurants (and bars) to reopen but for everything else there are the joys of a homecooked meal. Sure, it means prep time but for a relaxing evening in you just can’t beat a plate of something comforting and delicious – preferably in your favourite loungewear – in front of your favourite new TV show.
If you’re not one with the natural abilities of a Michelin star level chef then help is here in the form of one of the many best recipe boxes in the UK. These clever and nutritionally balanced delivery boxes come delivered to your door, packed with all the ingredients and instructions you need to fire up something seriously supreme in no time at all.
Impressively easy meals from just £2.98 per serving, Gousto promises quality with fresh ingredients from trusted suppliers, 100% British meat and all recipes tried, tested and loved by their chefs and customers. They are high on variety with 50+ recipes a week, cooked from 10 mins and including family classics, global cuisines plus Joe Wicks’s health range. They also have tasty plant based and gluten free options too.
Mindful Chefs meals are 100% gluten-free and dairy-free, so you won’t see too many carbs, instead they prefer to fill them with healthy veg, fish dishes and fresh stir fries. They offer a vegan, meat free-range or grass-fed so this covers a variety of healthy eating. You can also choose how many portions you would like per week, ranging from two to five meals per week and there are around16 different dishes to pick between at any time. Mindful Chef also run an incentive to match every meal bought with a school meal for any child that may be in poverty, so they are helping others in need.
Pasta Evangelists will send everything you need to make restaurant-quality pasta at home. From fresh, pre-portioned pasta to authentic sauces and garnishes sourced in Italy. Each recipe includes everything you need to prepare a 5* pasta dish, including freshly made pasta, an authentic sauce & delicious garnish. You’ll also receive step-by-step instructions for each recipe (don’t worry, it couldn’t be easier & takes just minutes).
Able and Cole
From just £6 a portion, Abel and Cole offer fresh, organic ingredients with a no-nonsense recyclable pacakging. From between 15 recipes each week there are plenty of fresh vegetables in each one.
Little Cooks Company
The end of lockdown is in site but if you have keen mini cooks in your home then Little Cooks Co might be just the ticket for them to have some kitchen fun. Their kits include all the ingredients you need to make delicious meals and tasty treats for children. The simple steps suit children of various ages- and always brighten up a rainy afternoon.