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Healthy Eating on the Road

Meal in a Jar is all about making good food accessible wherever you may be. If you’re a customer, you’ve probably eaten our jars at work, at home, and maybe even at a friend’s house...but have you ever taken them on the road? It may not be the first use that comes to mind, but it makes perfect sense. Save money, save calories, and fill your belly with delicious, REAL food instead of on-the-go garbage. It’s easy and it’s awesome. Here are four ways Meal in a Jar can take your travel up a notch. Road Trip Road trips are quintessential summer. Grab a map, pick a destination, hop in the car and live on take-out for a week or...

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Plan Ahead & Live Well

Wellness means so many things, and is important to all of us. Our physical health, our mental and emotional well-being, our behavioural habits and sleep patterns - they all add up and influence the quality of our lives. But life is busy, and it can be hard to prioritize self-care - especially if you have a demanding career, a young family, or personal obligations that keep you running in circles. At Meal in a Jar, we know how busy our customers are, and are dedicated to offering a nutritious, convenient meal option that contributes to their quality of life. Let’s look at ways to plan ahead, make time for yourself and live your best life. #1: Give Yourself a Bedtime...

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3 Reasons We Love Superfoods

You’ve heard about superfoods - things like blueberries, bok choy, lentils, spinach, kale and other leafy greens. They’re exceptionally healthy foods that offer an intense punch of vitamins and nutrients. Some are packed with antioxidants while others are full of healthy fat or even probiotics - each food has a unique set of benefits. There are lots of superfoods to choose from, and they’re all amazing - but why, exactly? Well, let’s review: They’re Delicious Superfoods are healthy, but that doesn’t mean they’re boring or bland. Popular superfood items include sweet potatoes, salmon, strawberries, asparagus, apples, greek yogurt and walnuts - all flavourful, enjoyable foods. Eating healthy doesn’t have to be a sacrifice! There are plenty of superfood options that treat...

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Eat Better: Instead of This...Try That

Sometimes, you crave a taco. We get it. Tacos are delicious, and they have their own day of the week. You can get them late at night, and they pair well with tequila or a beer. They remind of college and vacation, and taste of spicy perfection. But in terms of healthy food choices, tacos aren’t exactly top of the list. In fact, they don’t make the list at all. Don’t be sad! There is hope for those who want a healthy lifestyle AND endless taco lunches. The same actually goes for many of the fast food meals you love. Whatever indulgence you’re craving, we’ve got a delicious jar that doubles as a smart choice. Here are some of our...

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Now delivering to Toronto!

They say good things come to those who wait...and Toronto, you’ve waited long enough. Meal in a Jar has hit the city, and we’re excited to bring our delicious, wholesome meals to a fridge near you! Our company was born and raised in the suburbs - Kitchener, to be exact - and we’ve been thrilled to develop a loyal customer base in the KW region. But as our business grows, so does our delivery area. We are now deliver throughout the city of Toronto every Monday and Thursday between the hours of 9am and 6pm. Torontonians can now experience the Chicken Carnitas, Lively Lemon Ginger, Black Bean Taco, Moroccan Tagine and more. Take it to work, eat it at home...

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