Extol Issue #1 2022 | Page 16

who opt to go the meal prep route , ordering is easy : Just head to the website and place an order by 12 p . m . Thursdays . Then , choose a pick up location option or , if you prefer , delivery for orders $ 50 and up and within a 15-mile radius of the store ’ s New Albany location . You ’ ll get a notification once your order has been received and then another reminder of where and when to get your order .
HOW IT TASTES I rarely pen Extol food reviews or highlights , but I gave myself this assignment because I know Ready Set Prep ’ d far better than anyone else on our team . That ’ s because I ’ ve become one of the businesses biggest cheerleaders . Here ’ s why :
Peggy ’ s meal prep orders are absolutely delicious .
They ’ re customizable ( low carb , vegan / vegetarian , add extra protein , etc .).
Ready Set Prep ’ d meals are super easy to heat up and they taste like they ’ ve just been made .
They ’ re super serious about the macros ( carbohydrate , protein , fat and calorie counts ), which has helped me keep my weight in check and my prediabetes under control . They ’ re delicious ( did I say that already ?). Prior to becoming a ( repeat ) customer , I had my doubts . I know how to meal prep , but trusting someone else to do it conjured up images of Lunchables and prepackaged airplane food . Ready Set Prep ’ d is anything but .
Peggy uses fresh ingredients , shares what those are on her website , and often utilizes seasonal items to ensure freshness . At this writing , for example , I just placed next week ’ s order , which includes a southwest chicken bowl of quinoa , cilantro lime corn , and salsa verde ( I took the lowcarb option , replacing the rice with cauliflower ); ground beef taco bowl with cabbage slaw , black beans , steamed rice , and a cilantro lime dressing ; peanut butter blueberry protein bites ( my 6-year-