2012-12-21 19:25:34 - Massachusetts-Based Company Now Offers “Cave to Table” Cuisine
Northboro, MA December 21, 2012: Most people gain between one and three pounds over the holiday season, according to health professionals ( bit.ly/HolidayWeightStats). To combat this trend, Your Chef Next Door – a home-delivery food service based in Northboro, Massachusetts – has just launched a meal program called “Positively Primal based on the popular Paleolithic (Paleo) diet, also known as the Caveman diet.
Says Rebecca Scanlon, CEO of Your Chef Next Door, “I’ve been following a Paleo diet for years now. I’ve lost weight and feel healthier than I have ever before. Many people want to follow the plan, but their lives are so much busier than those of cavemen and cavewomen. We decided to simplify the diet, delivering great-tasting Paleo
meals directly to people’s homes
The diet, which has been proven to combat high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, and obesity, is based on eating plants and animals similar to what cavemen are presumed to have eaten around 10,000 years ago. For example, lean meat, organ meats, fish, poultry, eggs, vegetables, fruit, and nuts are permitted, but the diet discourages consuming any dairy, grains, sugar, legumes, potatoes, processed oils, and foods grown after agriculture started. A typical “meal” from Your Chef Next Door’s Positively Primal menu consists of a protein and two vegetable or Paleo-approved sides. This may include:
• Almond Crusted Salmon topped with fresh cilantro
• Orange Chicken with shredded beets
• Zucchini Noodles with house made marinara, and sausage.
• Blackened Mahi-Mahi with asparagus and olive tapenade
• Flank Steak Roulade- stuffed with spinach, zucchini, red pepper and bacon.
• Roasted Lamb with blackberry sauce
Customers will receive a 15% discount every time they order from the Positively Primal menu throughout the entire month of January, and the first 50 people who order get a free “Get Positively Primal” tee shirt. The tees are also available for sale on Your Chef Next Door’s website ( www.yourchefnextdoor.com/
The program is also being marketed to gyms and health clubs in Massachusetts. Trainers have long been fans of the Paleo diet because of its impact on energy levels and emphasis on clean, simple nutrition.
For consumers who prefer to eat like 2013 homo sapiens, a full range of meal programs are also available on the website. “We’re bringing great healthy food from our cave to your table” proclaims Scanlon who co-founded Your Chef Next Door with her brother, Chef Chris Moran. All meals are prepared by Chef Moran, who graduated from the French Culinary Institute and who has over fifteen years of restaurant experience.
About Your Chef Next Door
Your Chef Next Door is the latest collaboration between brother and sister, Chris and Rebecca. Both busy parents, their mission is to make life easier with nutritious meals that can be delivered straight to customers’ doorsteps. Everyone has goals, whether it's to lose weight, eat healthier, or just get something nutritious on the table for the family. They understand how difficult it can be to plan, shop and prepare healthy meals on a regular basis. They launched Your Chef Next Door to make life less stressful and healthier without sacrificing great taste. www.yourchefnextdoor.com