Self-Care Tips for Autumn 2020

If you are feeling dizzy and overwhelmed by all that is happening this year, you are not alone! 2020 has proved to be challenging on many different levels: from the COVID-19 pandemic, to the current wildfires across the west coast, from political and election year drama, to having the kids home from school all of…

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Celebrate Labor Day with These Healthy Recipes

Labor Day weekend is here, and while the end of the summer is usually marked with barbeques and beers, there are ways to celebrate while being healthy. We have rounded up some of our favorite food blogs, recipe websites, and cooking networks who are sharing their favorite healthy recipes for Labor Day. You will be…

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Continuing Meal Plans: Keto & Vegetarian

You may have seen our latest blog post on recent changes at California Chef: Introducing: FreeStyle Choice. To sum it up in case you missed it, California Chef customers now have more choice than ever when it comes to selecting delivered meals each week. Instead of subscribing to one of our meal plans, customers now…

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Introducing: Freestyle Choice

California Chef customers now have more choice than ever over what meals they get delivered to their doorstep. We are switching up the way we do things to make it easier for customers to order the food they want. Our Freestyle Choice program lets you choose from 50+ meals that rotate seasonally, with added weekly…

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Why Get Meals Delivered?

Thinking of getting meals delivered to your door? Ordering take-out or restaurant delivery can be expensive, not eco-friendly, unpredictable, and sometimes unhealthy. If you are ordering delivery from a restaurant you can be charged extra fees for delivery or from delivery apps such as Door Dash and Uber Eats. You can also expect to pay…

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Signature Meals for a Party of One

California Chef is the premier SoCal meal delivery service for single serving orders. Your signature meals are waiting for you no matter your circumstance. If you live alone and don’t feel like cooking, California Chef can help. If you have special dietary restrictions that the rest of your family or housemates don’t follow, we can…

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Superfoods: What They Are and How to Eat Them

We’ve all heard the term: superfood. But what exactly does it mean? While there is no specific criteria for what determines a superfood, the term can best be described as foods that are nutritionally dense, or packed with nutrients such as vitamins and minerals. Most fruits and vegetables that we eat are nutrient packed, but…

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Benefits of Eating Home Cooked Meals

Modern day life demands a lot from us: rushing around, eating on the go, shuffling the kids to and from school and sports practice. Even staying connected on the internet can be demanding: how many hours a week do we spend scrolling sites like facebook and Instagram? It’s easy to get caught up in the…

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Beat the Heat with These In-Season Crops

Ahh…summertime! Relaxation, lemonade, and perfectly ripe, beautiful crops. The height of summer is the perfect time to snack on some delicious crops. Here is a list of in-season crops in California that you can incorporate into your diet. Eat them raw or throw them in a salad. The possibilities are endless with this kind of…

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Don’t Stress About Rising Grocery Prices

Grocery stores are facing the biggest price jump since the 1970’s. Overall grocery prices have risen 2.6% in the last few months, highlighting insecurities in our food supply system in the wake of the pandemic. While the cost of buying food at the store is going up, local produce is booming this summer in California.…

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