In today’s fast-paced world, juggling responsibilities such as work, family, and personal fitness can often leave little time for preparing healthy, balanced meals. As someone deeply invested in maintaining health and fitness but challenged by the chaos of a bustling household, I stumbled upon a game-changer – Gym Kitchen‘s range of high-protein meals and products. With options ranging from all my comfort-food favourites such as beef lasagne to exotic green chicken curry, Gym Kitchen has truly revolutionised the way busy individuals approach nutrition, all without compromising on taste or quality.
I’ve been disappointed before by the lack of choices in a range, but that’s not the case here. There’s a LOT of choice, all of which are nutritionally balanced and tasty. So I embarked on a culinary journey, sampling some of their star offerings: the beef lasagne, Korean beef chilli, green chicken curry, and pepperoni pizza. The experience left me thoroughly impressed and satisfied. Disclaimer: I’d actually had several more meals in the fridge but it turns out I have a giant man-shaped mouse in my house and my husband snaffled several up before I realised!
As a parent to three energetic children, finding the time to whip up nutrient-rich meals often feels like a Herculean task. Enter Gym Kitchen – the ultimate solution for the health-conscious parent on the go. While I don’t have a lot of time for my own health and fitness, I do try to prioritise workouts, and I believe that proper nutrition is the key to maximising the benefits of exercise. However, my reliance on quick fixes like instant noodles or crumpets (I’m ashamed to admit this!) hardly aligns with my fitness goals or career as a Pre and Postnatal Personal Trainer. Gym Kitchen’s offerings provide a seamless integration of convenience and nutrition, erasing the guilt of resorting to less-than-ideal choices. While I’d love to be making all my meals from scratch, I have to accept that I just don’t have the capacity for this and so Gym Kitchen is a fantastic compromise.
Portion sizes play a pivotal role in maintaining a well-rounded diet. Gym Kitchen has clearly understood this, crafting meals that cater perfectly to individual appetites. Being someone who appreciates hearty portions, I was pleasantly surprised that Gym Kitchen’s offerings managed to fill me up – rather than leaving me hunting for an extra snack an hour later. This aspect alone sets the brand apart from its competitors, understanding that satiety is as essential as taste.
A large part of the Gym Kitchen range is also available from supermarkets so they’re easy to pick up on your way home. AND they’re reasonably priced.
One particularly ingenious inclusion in Gym Kitchen’s line-up are the lentil pouches. These little gems provide a hack to craft effortless, yet flavourful meals. A quick microwave of the lentil pouch, combined with some fresh herbs, a boiled egg or previously baked salmon, and a medley of veggies (I like to grate in a carrot), transforms into a delightful, well-balanced meal. This innovation underscores Gym Kitchen’s commitment to facilitating the busy individual’s quest for optimal nutrition without compromising on taste.
Would I buy these again? Yes – I have done. In fact, they seem to have snuck in as a bit of a regular feature during busy weeks. In the midst of chaos, whether that’s a bustling household or a demanding work schedule, Gym Kitchen have nailed it when it comes to understanding how best to provide nutritious, protein-packed and tasty meals to busy people who want to stay on top of their health.
The Gym Kitchen’s chilled meals cost from £3.75, and the pouches are from £2.25. You can find these at Tesco’s, Co-Op, Morrisons and Dunne Stores.