273: Paleo Meal Delivery Services – EB’s Review

Dec 22, 2016

I had been really resistant to try any kind of paleo meal delivery service for a couple of reasons: they seemed really expensive and difficult to customize. I felt like it wasn’t worth the price to buy a package of meals most of which included components I wouldn’t personally eat (potato, sweet potato, fruit, etc).

I changed my mind when I found Paleo Power Meals. Today I’m sharing my 2-3 week experiment with Paleo Power Meals – the pros, the cons, what I loved and what I didn’t and how I plan to make this work for me moving forward.

**I have not been compensated in any way for this review. I paid in full for my meals and only reached out to them after 3 weeks of orders to request a coupon code for my listeners, which they gave. If you want to try Paleo Power Meals, use the coupon code ebprimal20 to save 20%**

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EB’s Review: Paleo Meal Delivery Services

First, let me tell you about my overall experience with Paleo Power Meals: it was exceptional. The food is fresh, delicious & fat loss friendly. The portions are generous.

It’s also expensive. In today’s episode I’ll talk about how I plan to make it more affordable for me moving forward by adjusting how I order.

If you want to give them a try, be sure to use the coupon code ebprimal20 to save 20%

The pros of Paleo Power Meals

  • You can pick and choose which meals you want and the quantities. There’s no bundling so you aren’t stuck with more than what you want or meals you won’t enjoy
  • The food is fresh, not frozen
  • The portions are generous
  • They have many options with little to no starch (this is a big deal for me personally, based on my carbohydrate intolerance)
  • It saves so much time & mental energy to not have to plan meals, grocery shop, buy snacks, prepare food, clean up, etc

The cons of Paleo Power Meals

  • It’s expensive, but I think when you cut out snacking, reduce eating out, eliminate impulse purchases and realize how much time and mental energy you save, it’s a lot more “worth it” than it might seem
  • The website is a little clunky – not super easy to order a bunch of meals at once
  • They don’t ship internationally

Here are some of my favorite meals. You can see more pics of the food over on my Instagram account!

paleo meal delivery bacon & egg muffin

bacon & egg muffin

paleo meal delivery bacon and egg muffin

biting into that bacon & egg muffin

coconut crusted chicken fingers

coconut crusted chicken fingers

chicken cakes with paleo couscous

chicken cakes with paleo couscous

If you want to give them a try, be sure to use the coupon code ebprimal20 to save 20%!

I’m not sure if you can call it a meal delivery service (technically I think it fits and yes I know they aren’t paleo meal delivery), but I also tried Quest’s new Keto frozen meals. They are FAR cheaper than Paleo Power Meals, however:

  • shipping is outrageous – I paid more to ship the food than I paid for the food itself
  • the food is frozen and mine was all freezer-burned
  • the portions are small
  • it wasn’t very tasty – average, at best
  • it can’t possibly compete with the quality of Paleo Power Meals


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