Recently I tried Terra’s Kitchen, a wholefood delivery service focused on bringing back the experience of homemade, family dinners. I had been wanting to try a meal service for a while, especially now I’m in my 3rd trimester of pregnancy. Some days the thought of going to the grocery store in the 100 degree Charlotte heat with my toddler, then both prepping and cooking dinner is beyond unpalatable. Terra’s Kitchen allows you to order fresh, pre-portioned, pre-chopped meals all designed to be ready in 30 minutes or less. All produce is supplied from farmers who grow for the leading natural food supermarkets and all protein is hormone-free and humane.
The entire TK process, from meal selection to the climate-controlled vessel arriving on your door step, is about simplifying your life. Huge selling point to me.
Step 1: Choose Your Meals. The online menu of seasonal recipes is substantial, but super easy to navigate. Choose serving size and then a variety of fresh recipes will pop up. You can further filter by Gluten Free, Vegetarian, Dairy Free or Low Calorie. Each selection lists possible allergens, calories and time-to-table. Once you choose your meals you can add on to your order with sides, protein and fruit. They even have a percentage bar at the top of the web page to show how much more you can order before the vessel is at capacity.
Step 2: Choose delivery date. Once you sign up, there are no long-term commitments. You can easily swap recipes, skip a week or cancel at any time. TK sends emails letting you know when they’ve received your order, your vessel has shipped and when it arrives at your home.
Step 3: When the vessel arrives, unpack the contents (complete with eco-friendly packaging) and stack in the fridge. Peel the shipping label off the vessel to reveal the return label. Then just set on your porch for pick up.
Each order comes with gorgeous, numbered recipe cards that match the ingredient containers. Each card lists directions (with images), kitchen basics you’ll need to finish the recipe, wine and beer pairings and even a fun TK Table Talk, which is a question for the family during dinner to (gasp!) jump start conversation.
So what did I order for my first TK foray? Turkey Spinach Meatballs in Skinny Sunday Gravy, Vegetarian Rainbow Kabobs with Sweet Lime Rice, Veggie Kale Caesar Salad, and then skirt steak and boneless chicken tenders as protein add-ons.
We ended up grilling the vegetarian rainbow kabobs with cod for me and the skirt steak for my husband. Delicious, healthy and quick. I served the sweet lime rice and kale caesar salad as sides. I was obsessed with the caesar dressing btw…
So what next? Well, my second TK vessel just arrived. Recipes in the queue: Oven-fried Chicken + Lemon Rainbow Slaw, Tilapia Salad with Arugula and Apples and Chuck’s Pasta Party Bowl with orzo, leeks, feta and spinach. I’ll let you know how they turn out, but one thing is for sure–this mama is definitely eating for two. – xx CC
This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Terra’s Kitchen. The opinions and text are all mine.