Why Ideal Meals fueled by FitnessChef for my everyday food and diet?
For no more $9.00/meal, we make it easy to have a consistent (and filling!) variety of meals using locally sourced ingredients that are high in protein and stimulate your taste buds.
Why are these in a bag?
We selected vacuum sealed bags over trays for many reasons, to name a few, see below;
* Easy to transport in a lunch box, backpack, purse, etc.
* More meals can be shipped per order, reducing the number of times we ship to you, and the associated pollution involved.
* Easy to store in a freezer.Reduces the amount of waste that ends up in your trashcan and local landfill.
What about Keto/Paleo/Zone/etc.?
Our meals cater to individuals that may have special dietary needs especially those related to a health condition or procedure (i.e. bariatric diets, gastric bypass diets, etc.)
How should I heat my meals in the microwave?
Put a small puncture in the bag, place it in the microwave for about 2-2 1/2 minutes, hold with cloth, tear open, plate and enjoy! Or place bag in a pot of boiling water for about 5 minutes, carefully remove from pot, tear open, plate and enjoy!
What if I’m constantly on the road traveling?
Simply find a gas station or any other fine roadside establishment with a usable microwave, put a small puncture in the bag, microwave for recommended time, hold with cloth, tear open, enjoy!
How many calories and how much protein can I expect with each meal?
Most meals are between 380-500 calories with 30-47 grams of protein. One meal is enough to satiate anyone’s hunger.
Should I put my meals in the fridge or freezer?
We recommend putting all your meals in the freezer initially then transition them to the fridge a day or two ahead of eating. Since all of our meals are free of preservatives, they will begin to break down in the fridge if left there for more than a week and will likely not be as flavorful.
How many meal varieties come in my assorted shipment?
As many as we can deliver! Usually we have 5 varieties to include so if you order fewer than 5, you should see one of each. If you order more than 5, then you will start to notice double or triple counts of each variety. Our menu changes every week, so you notice a new variety each order.
How does shipping work?
There is a flat $5 shipping charge for all in-state (Maryland) deliveries.
Why aren’t freezer gel packs included with packaging?
In our tests, we found the supposed biodegradable gel did not break down quickly enough even when subjected to rain and severe heat. Instead, we flash freeze the meals and they serve as their own cooling element during transit.
Do your chefs actually cook these meals or is it mass produced and haphazardly thrown into a tray?
All of our meals are prepared by our chefs, in-house. We source all of the ingredients from our suppliers on a weekly basis, making sure to select only their best stock. Once the raw ingredients are procured, we get to work cooking your meal and putting our hearts into every batch. Then we package all the food and immediately freeze the meals before sending to your doorstep.
Before consuming any food items and or beverages it is encouraged and strongly advised that you consult with your physician and or a licensed dietitian to determine if the consumption of any selected meals are safe based upon one’s current state of health especially if you have any known intolerances and or allergic reactions as a result of consumption of certain foods. All meals are consumed at the buyer’s own risk. Buyer holds Ideal Fitness, LLC, it’s officers, owners, agents, affiliates, partners, representatives and employees harmless from any and all claims which may be brought against them by buyer for any such incurred claims. All sales are final.