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Our favorite meal delivery kit: Gobble

Updated: Jan 4


What is Gobble?


Gobble is a meal delivery service that provides fully cooked and pre-packaged dinners that can be heated up and served in 15 minutes or less. They offer various menu options that change weekly, including options for different dietary restrictions. The meals are delivered to customer's doorsteps, making it a convenient option for busy individuals or families who want to enjoy home-cooked meals without the time and effort required to prepare them.


Why would someone choose to use Gobble?


Convenience


Gobble offers fully cooked and pre-packaged meals that can be heated up and served in just 15 minutes, making it a convenient option for busy individuals or families who want to enjoy home-cooked meals without the time and effort required to prepare them.


Time-saving


With Gobble, there's no need to plan meals, grocery shop, or spend time cooking. Using Gobble saves time and eliminates the stress of meal planning and preparation.


Healthy options


Gobble offers a variety of meals that cater to different dietary restrictions, including gluten-free, low-carb, and vegetarian options.


Reduced food waste


Gobble portions are just the right size for a single meal, reducing the amount of food waste that often occurs with home cooking.


No clean-up


Gobble takes care of all the clean-up, allowing customers to relax and enjoy their meals without additional work.


Variety


Gobble offers a variety of menu options that change weekly, giving customers a chance to try new dishes and flavors.


Ideal for those who dislike cooking


Some people may prefer to avoid cooking and prefer to have meals prepared and delivered to them. Gobble makes it easy for these individuals to enjoy home-cooked meals without the hassle.


What are the disadvantages of using Gobble?


Cost


Gobble meals can be more expensive than cooking at home, especially if customers order frequently. This is no longer an issue for us because we typically choose the lower cost options and have scaled back to one meal per week.


Limited customization


Gobble meals come pre-packaged and pre-cooked, so customers have limited options for customization or modification.


Availability


Gobble is currently only available in select cities in the United States, so it may only be an option for some.


Menu options


Some customers may find the limited menu options offered by Gobble unsatisfactory, as they may only sometimes have the specific dishes they prefer. To be fair, we can only recall this occurring a couple of times last year.


Lack of control over ingredients


Customers who prefer to know the exact ingredients in their meals may feel uncomfortable relying on pre-packaged meals from Gobble. Although, we have a child with a peanut allergy, which is one of many allergies Gobble allows you to select to avoid in meals if you prefer.


Dependence on delivery


Gobble relies on delivery for getting meals to customers, so there may be issues with delivery timing or quality if problems arise with the delivery service. With that said, this has never been a problem for our family.


How much do Gobble meals cost?


The cost of Gobble meals can vary depending on the specific menu options, and the number of meals ordered. Gobble meals typically cost between $11.99 and $13.99 per serving. Some meal options may be more expensive, while others may be discounted, and Gobble also offers discounts for ordering multiple meals at once.


Does Gobble offer vegetarian options?


Yes, Gobble does offer vegetarian options. Gobble offers a variety of vegetarian meals that cater to different dietary restrictions, including gluten-free, low-carb, and vegetarian options. These meals are fully cooked and pre-packaged, making it convenient for customers to enjoy home-cooked meals without the time and effort required to prepare them.


This was essential for our family. One of our children is a vegetarian and the other eats very little meat, and the rest of us are fine without meat as a part of a meal. Prior to Gobble, I struggled making vegetarian meals free of lots of carbs (e.g. potatoes and pasta). Gobble was the perfect solution. We decided to move forward with one Gobble per week that is a vegetarian meal.


Does Gobble offer deserts?


Gobble offers a variety of sweet treats and desserts to complement its main meal offerings. These desserts may change based on the season and availability of ingredients.


How I rate Gobble


Our favorite meal delivery kit: Gobble

Our 8 family favorite Gobble Meals


We spent nearly a full year eating Gobble meals anywhere between one and three times weekly. At this point we full like we have a good handle on the service, can recommend it to family and friends, and share our favorite meals, which are predominately vegetarian.


As shared earlier, one of our children is a vegetarian and the other eats very little meat. Because I struggled making vegetarian meals free of carbs (e.g. potatoes and pasta), I found Gobble to be the perfect solution. After six months, we decided to move forward ordering vegetarian meals, which is why you will see so many on this list.



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