Susan's Healthy Gourmet
Delivering nutritious meals nationwide to help you lose weight.
Who wouldn't love to have a personal chef cook them up yummy and healthy meals day after day? That is just the idea behind Susan's Healthy Gourmet, a meal-based delivery service that cooks meals for you and delivers them to your door each week. For those who are looking to lose some weight, but hate spending time in the kitchen, you are expected to lose about 1-2 pounds each week while eating Susan's Healthy Gourmet meals.
Daily meal plans come in 1,125, 1,500 and 1,800 calorie levels. The vegetarian dinners are offered in only one calorie level, varying from 375 to 525 calories per meal, and 1,500 calories per day. You select which caloric level you want and what type of meal plan compliments your lifestyle. There are seven meal plans to choose from ranging from the Quick and Easy to a diabetic. Be advised that Susan's Healthy Gourmet does not give recommendations for which caloric level you should choose. If are looking to lose weight, it is best to speak with a registered dietitian who can calculate what your daily caloric requirements are
Even though Susan's Healthy Gourmet is based in California, the company delivers all over the country. With five-weeks of rotating meals, variety is insured so that you're never tired of eating the same meal twice in one week. Meals can be purchased for individual or family households. While most meal-based delivery services only offer meals for adults, Susan's Healthy Gourmet offers kid-friendly fare, too.
- Convenient way of eating healthy
- Susan's Healthy Gourmet is a time-saver
- Vegetarian friendly
- Diabetic friendly
- Menu and meal plans offer variety
- Suitable for your family
- Prepares the meals for VH1's Celebrity Fit Club
- Delivers fresh, nationwide
- Provides balanced nutrition
- Can be expensive
- Does not teach you how to prepare your own healthy meals
- Long-term weight loss on Susan's Healthy Gourmet is unknown
- Can only eat foods served to you for program to be successful
You can choose between the following types of food plans:
- The Quick and Easy
- Pick and Choose
- Desserts/A la Carte
Additionally, you select the number of meals you would like delivered. For instance, breakfasts, lunches and dinners for seven days a week, just dinners, just lunches or just lunches and dinners.
A complete day's meals meet or exceed the daily nutritional guidelines recommended by the American Heart Association, the American Cancer Society, and the American Dietetic Association. These guidelines are: Fat - 30% or less, Saturated Fat - less than 10%, Fiber - 15-20%, Cholesterol under 300 mg, and Sodium ranging from 1,100-3,300 mg.
Meals are delivered to each week and need to be refrigerated once you receive them. It is recommended to drink two glasses of skim milk per day for added calcium in addition to your meals.
Some of the meals you might enjoy from Susan's Healthy Gourmet include:
- Sausage and Mushroom Strata
- Banana Pecan Pancakes
- Sweet Potato Soup and Cranberry Chicken Sandwich
- Turkey Apple Spinach Wrap
- Salmon with Garden Pesto
- Chicken Enchilada with Spanish Rice and Beans
- Margherita Pizza
Exercise is recommended but not mandated while eating Susan's Healthy Gourmet meals. There is no exercise guidance provided.CONCLUSION
Susan's Healthy Gourmet is a convenient way of eating healthy or losing weight. Since no shopping, measuring, chopping or cooking is done on your part, you just take the food out of your fridge, heat it up if it requires cooking and enjoy. But programs like this are expensive. Yes, you save on grocery bills, but you are also losing out on learning how to cook and prepare your own meals in a healthy way.
Once you stop receiving your meals, you are then on your own to prepare meals yourself while maintaining any weight lost.
The good news about Susan's Healthy Gourmet is that it does not include any fad products or ingredients. The food is prepared with wholesome and natural ingredients that meet the dietary guidelines as recommended by nutritional experts. The meal plans are designed to be low in calorie, and can support the unique dietary needs of vegetarians and diabetics.Common Misspellings
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