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Upcoming Food Trends We Love

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We’re taking a look at upcoming food trends for the rest of the year and beyond!

THE STORY: Trends come and go, including in the world of food. Recently, there have been several major changes in how food is produced and consumed; some as a result of covid-19, others as a result of global warming, and some just come around for fun. Here’s a look at four food trends that we’re excited about.

THE TRENDS: The trends below include vegan chicken, lab-grown meats, and more!

The Latest on Covid

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The coronavirus is still hanging around, only now it has a new variant.

THE STORY: It’s been nearly a year and a half now of the covid pandemic and, unfortunately, it looks like it will be around for a while longer. Plus, the virus has changed so that we’re now dealing with what’s known as the delta variant. Here’s what you need to know.

THE COVID DELTA VARIANT: By now you’ve heard that the coronavirus has mutated into what is now known as the delta variant. Variants aren’t unusual for viruses; it’s what they do. In fact, there are other variants out there but the one that is predominant in the United States right now is delta.

Top 5 Prepared Food Delivery Services

Eating well can be challenging. Luckily, meal delivery services can help!

THE STORY: Healthy eating can be difficult to commit to, but the advent of meal delivery services has made things easier. Now you can have healthy prepared meals delivered straight to your door no matter your needs. But how to figure out which prepared meal delivery service is best for you? We’ve rounded up the top 5 frozen prepared meal delivery services (vs the services that provide ingredients and recipes). Take a look at the list below to figure out which service meets your needs best!

WHICH SERVICE IS BEST FOR YOU? While several delivery services are serving up prepared meals, these are the top five out there, in no particular order.

Updates on the Covid-19 Vaccines

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A lot has been happening with the Covid-19 vaccines recently. Here’s what you should know.

THE STORY: Now that Covid-19 vaccines are becoming more widely available, there’s a lot of news about them to catch up on. How do the three vaccines work and is one better than the others? Plus, where and when can you sign up to get yours? Here’s a look at what you should know about the vaccines.

How to Celebrate Thanksgiving Safely with COVID

Much like everything else in 2020, Thanksgiving will be celebrated in new ways designed with safety in mind.

Groceries & COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a lot of new rules when it comes to safety (and a lot of questions). By now you should be well versed in practicing social distance and are likely going a bit stir-crazy from staying at home. But, occasionally, you do need to go out - say to the grocery store - which means you run a higher risk of bringing the virus back home with you. And when it comes to the grocery store, a big question on people’s minds is whether or not you should be sanitizing your groceries.

The CDC has said there is a very LOW risk of transmission of COVID-19 via food packaging, BUT studies have shown that the virus can survive for days on surfaces like plastic and metal. So, what should you do? Here a few tips that will help out when it comes to safety.

Latest Food News

Hey guys. We know these are some pretty troubling times we’re living through right now, so we wanted to round up some foods news on how to handle food + coronavirus to keep you all as safe as possible. Plus, we’ve added a couple of fun news items so you have something to look forward to when we can all leave the house again!

1. Grocery stores may still be open, but it’s still good to avoid going to them if you can. Here, food and grocery delivery workers explain what online shoppers should do to make their work safer and easier.

Top Chef Meals is the Perfect Holiday Gift

The Perfect Gift For The Holidays

The holiday season is fast approaching! Halloween is just a couple of weeks away, then we’ll be quickly hit by Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Hanukkah. What will you be gifting your friends and family this year? Give the ones you care most about something they’ll not only love but that will be beneficial to them as well with the gift of Top Chef Meals chef-prepared meals delivered to their front door!

Why do ready-made meals delivered to the front door make such a wonderful gift? For starters, premade meals make life a lot easier. It’s hard to find time to cook these days, but with Top Chef Meals custom meals your friends & family will have to do nothing more than heat & eat. The gift of time is always appreciated!

Sustainable Eating: Cricket Edition

Health benefits of eating crickets, who would have thought?

Okay, even WE can admit that the idea of eating crickets seems a bit…gross. But there is currently a burgeoning edible insect industry - one that involves lots of insects, but most notably crickets. We’re talking cricket-based pastas, protein bars, chips, and more (and there’s good reason for that). Before you nix the idea of cricket-based foods altogether, have a look at the details.

Happy [Insert Food Holiday Here]!

How to eat healthy during the holidays

We like holidays. Who doesn’t? But there are HOLIDAYS, and then there are holidays like “Wave All Your Fingers At Your Neighbor Day” (yeah, we’re not sure about that one either). The ones we really like though are the food holidays (of course!) and there are some great food-related holidays happening this month. Listen up, because you’ll definitely want to participate.