There has been a lot in the news lately about "clean eating" or the latest superfood to hit the supermarket shelves. While we believe there are foods you should include in your diet that are far more beneficial than others we also realise for some people buying these foods can be time consuming and expensive.

Personal commitments can often make healthy eating and good nutrition seem unachievable for most. We take a look at 5 of the most common reasons people think they can't eat healthy meals and how Mindful Chef recipe boxes can help.

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1. No time to shop

Peoples lives are getting more and more busy and finding enough hours in the day to fulfil all of our commitments can be difficult enough without having to find the time to traipse through the supermarket as well. For example:

  • Commuting takes time
  • Work & family commitments
  • More than one job
  • Hobbies and sporting commitments

Mindful Chef can help. Our recipe boxes deliver everything you need to make fresh, delicious and healthy meals. Don't waste your time in queues at the supermarket but instead spend it with loved ones or on things that really matter.

2. Accessibility to fresh food

For some people this simply isn't a reality and they don't have fresh food on their door step. They don't have access to farmers markets or fresh food. We use the best suppliers from the South West (where we grew up) and we make sure fresh food gets delivered from the farm to your doorstep as fast as possible. Find out more about our award winning suppliers here.

3. Transporting food

Weekly shops of fresh food can be bulky and heavy. Not everyone has access to a car or the budget for public transport so carrying lots of heavy bags can be difficult. We send all of your food in one easy weekly delivery straight to your door. Thanks to our clever packaging your food will be kept fresh meaning you don't even have to be in to receive delivery.

4. Cooking takes time

This can be one of the biggest obstacles for people to overcome in terms of healthy eating. Most people think cooking has to take a lot of time. This couldn't be further than the truth and all of our healthy recipes are designed so you can cook them in less than 30 minutes from start to finish.

5. I can't cook

As a nation we don't cook as much as we used to; it's amazing how many people can't put a meal together from scratch. Food has become so readily available online and there are so many companies offering easy, quick, fast-food solutions. We want you to cook. We think it is a valuable life skill. Not only does it offer an opportunity to escape and concentrate solely on cooking but it also offers a chance to interact with your partner, house mate or children while you cook. Our recipes are designed to be super easy so even if you haven't ever cooked before you will be able to create a delicious, beautiful looking meal to be proud of.