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Diet To Go! Pre Made Meal Company

 

Diet-to-go-logo“Enjoy your personalized selection of healthy, delicious and ready-to-eat meals,
directly from our chef’s kitchen to your plate.  Rated #1 for taste, our incredible
selection of portion-controlled meals lets you enjoy foods you love, stick to your
plan and reach your goals. We’ll do the work to make sure you always have
something delicious to look forward to.  It’s like having your own personal chef.”

Today I’m very excited to bring you a review from the first meal prep company I have tried/worked with! I have always thought it was a great idea to have well made pre-made meals ready to be heated and consumed similar to those unhealthy frozen TV dinners. Diet To Go comes in and fits the bill perfect.

They not only have one menu, but 3 separate menus. Balance contains well balanced macros and taste without having seafood or vegetarian options. This is the menu I will be reviewing today. They also have a completely vegetarian menu as well as a Diabetic friendly menu as well!

The meals I will be reviewing today are 3 breakfast options, 3 lunch options, and 3 dinner options.

You can find more about DTG at https://diettogo.com/ – right now they have a deal going on for 10% off your first week of orders!

Turkey Burger, Pretzel Roll, Ketchup, Orange & Craisin Salad –

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First thing you think of when you hear Turkey burger is DRY, but not in this case. DTG has brought a good size, moist burger with a nice pretzel bun. The burger itself could use a touch more seasoning, but the burger eats well, and pairs with the pretzel bun very well. Great macro split here for a lunch/dinner.

Veggie & Cheese Omelet with Fire-Roasted Tomatoes

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Absolutely mouth watering smell with this dish. The fire roasted tomatoes really give off such an inviting aroma. Great macros from someone that is following a low carb diet. The omelet was a bit watery and I felt needed some salt and pepper to help make it pop a bit more, but overall not to bad of a dish and plenty of veggies to go with.

Spinach Quesadilla, Black Bean & Mint Salad, Asparagus Spears – 

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What a combination for the bean salad! That was a new one for me, and something I am going to remember! Extremely refreshing, lite, good combo of flavors, but I felt like it was just missing that last little bit of pop to make it outstanding. Quesadilla was great size and loved the flavor combo, but needed to be slightly stronger in flavor.

Macaroni and Cheese, Carrot Coins, Broccoli –

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My nephew was around when I was trying out a few meals and this was definitely his favorite! The little man just couldn’t put the fork down! Big tender shells smothered in a creamy cheese sauce, what’s not to love? Very surprised and pleased at the overall macros and the amount of protein that’s in the dish for it just being mac n cheese. The noodles were cooked perfectly, but I just felt the mac needed a bit more overall flavor increase. Still yummy though.

Chicken Pesto Salad, Whole Wheat Roll –

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I wish I would of got a picture of this! I thought I did, but I couldn’t find it so just trust me on this one when I say that the Pesto salad had great chunks of chicken, creamy, good size portion, good overall flavor, and not to strong of pesto flavor. Absolutely great cold salad. The roll was a touch sweet, but also just a touch dry, but I thought the roll and salad paired well together. This salad would also go great on toasted bread or with crackers!

Egg & Cheese Breakfast Sandwich, Tropical Fruit Salad –

IMG_3179IMG_3273I unfortunately I only got a picture of the fruit salad for this dish. The Egg sammy was a bit small in my opinion and needed more flavor. Overall flavor was a bit bland. The tropical salad on the other hand was delicious. Great mix of all the fruits you would expect to be in a tropical mix.

Breakfast Pizza and Spiced Apples – 

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One of my favorites! Hearty sized serving with good amount of toppings. Great and generous cheese coating. I heated my pizza in the oven which I would highly recommend to make this taste the best. I felt the crust could of gotten crispier, but it was very soft and fluffy texture, so not bad just was expecting something a bit crispier. Overall flavor wasn’t terrible but I thought a bit of Italian seasoning would do wonders here. Apples where delicious and a great pairing, the only issue I found was a few lingering apple cores on a few pieces that made for a bad mouth feel and had to spit it out.

Turkey Picadillo, Brown Rice Pilaf, Apricot Glazed Asparagus –

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This was my favorite dish! Great glaze and nice cook on the asparagus to start. The Turkey also had great flavor, abundant, and a good mix of meat, rice, beans, and extras. I felt this dish also had one of the best macro splits to be had. I would definitely eat this again.

Thai Turkey Tenderloin, Stir Fry Rice, Green Bean Medley –

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The tenderloin had overall good flavor and spice to it. Tomatoes were plump and juicy, and the green beans were cooked well. They still had some of their crunch left to them, which is what I’m looking for. For me the rice had a little to much soy in it, and took over the other flavors inside the rice. I felt everything but the rice could of had a bit more salt to it.

Overall I really enjoyed the content I got from DTG and with a few minor seasonings they are doing a fantastic job at providing a well balanced, well portioned, macro friendly, quick, and convenient meals to people that are looking for an avenue to explore when they are short on time but want to get in quality nutrition.

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Savory Pancake Pizza

I decided to get a bit creative for breakfast today. I mean, who doesn’t want to start their day, let alone their week off with some pizza. I know I don’t mind one bit. I have never really done any kind of savory pancakes before so this is definitely a work in progress but I love the direction!

Lets get started!

First, Pre heat oven to 350 degrees. Then grab a bowl and add dry mix into bowl. I used 2 svgs of protein pancake flapjacked mix. Use ‘flexiblebaker’ to save 10%

Add water to your mix.

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Next add in your favorite spices. For this pizza I chose garlic, chili powder, onion powder, thyme, and Italian seasoning blend. Mix well.

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Then grab a non stick skillet and spray with non stick spray. Heat on medium heat. Once hot, add your all of your pancake mix into the skillet.

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Once your pancake starts cooking start to add your toppings. I chose red/yellow peppers, spinach, cheese, pepperoni, jalapeños, and fresh shallots(once done cooking). Once your pancake has developed that golden brown crust on the bottom were you would be ready to flip it, place in your over at 350 degrees for 5-10 until the pancake cooks through.

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Take out of oven and slide onto a plate.

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I decided to add my sauce on at the end to give it that “breakfast, I just pour syrup on my pancake” feel. I also was worried the sauce would make the pancake to soggy and not cook. I could be wrong.

Delicious to say the least.

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Pizza Crust

This is an absolute staple in my diet. I try to make this at least once a week. Whether I make pizza fries, pizza, dessert pizza, or anything else this helps make it much easier to fit it in.

Macros for the crust are only 400 cals / 92c/ 12p

How to make it is actually fairly simple.

 

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All you will need is 120g Self Rising Flour, 4g Yeast, a pinch of salt, and 70-80g of warm water.

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Place all ingredients in a bowl and mix well before adding in the water.

Then add in the water and mix will dough is formed.

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Next cover dough with plastic wrap and let rise for at least 1 hr. It helps to have it in a warm environment

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Place your dough on preferred rolling surface and roll out. I use non stick spray instead of flour.

Make sure you spray your baking sheet before putting dough on it.

You can either than put toppings on as is, or pre bake your crust just slightly before adding toppings.

Bake anywhere for 350-450 degrees. I don’t like to wait so I tend to cook at 450. Just keep an eye on the pizza. It will cook just like a normal pizza and take 12-15 min depending on what you put on it.