About Us

Hello Fellow Hungry People,

My name is Kyle Prevost  I’m the guy voted least likely to ever have a website related to cooking in his high school yearbook! Truth be told, I’ve always enjoyed the eating aspect of food, much more than the whole cooking thing. While meal kits haven’t made me into a 5-star chef, they have allowed me (a rookie’s rookie in the kitchen) to make a wide variety of fresh, delicious, nutritious meals in only 30 minutes!

If you’ve ever Googled something about RRSPs or TFSAs, you might recognize me as one of the founders behind the Young and Thrifty website, or as an occasional contributor to finance-related programming on the CBC.  As a high school business teacher, I’m quite at home when discussing budgets and interest rates… and let’s just say there’s a good reason why I’ve never been asked to teach a foods/home economics course before!

When my wife and I decided to try meal kits for the first time, we were looking for a solution to our dinner time dilemma. The essential problem was that my wife was a great cook, and I was not. While I contributed to the household chore chart in a lot of other areas, and was willing to help during the actual meal preparation, I was very reluctant to take responsibility for planning a meal, shopping for ingredients, or do anything outside of my comfort zone. As a result, my wife would understandably mention from time to time, that it would be nice to have some help in the dinner department, and that she felt the pressure of having to cook every night forced her to overuse her “go-to recipes”.

Meal kits have not only delivered dozens of excellent meals to our literal doorstep. They have also taught me the finer points of cooking certain types of food, and really helped my ever-evolving quest to eat better.

After our meal kit epiphany, I decided to create a resource that explained what meal kits were, and compared the options available throughout Canada.  Part of creating the Ultimate Canadian Meal Kit Guide is that I HAVE had to eat a bunch of delicious food – not because I want to you understand – but in the name of accurate food journalism!  The potential problem, is that as a guy who lives in a little house on the Canadian prairie, I don’t have access to all of Canada’s meal kit options.  As a result, I’m building up a team of reviewers to assist me in the building and updating of the current meal kit scene from coast-to-coast-to-coast.  Check out our Hello Fresh Review (my wife and I’s personal favourite food box subscription), Chef’s Plate Review, and Goodfood Review for a look at the top three meal kit companies in Canada today.

Our goal statement is simple: We want to help Canadians make informed choices on the best meal kits for their taste buds, their wallets, and their precious time.

Any questions?  Drop me a line at {my first name}@mealkitscanada.ca and share your stories with me!

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