Prepped Meals

When life gets busy, these three Denver area meal prep services come to the rescue with conveniently delivered, healthy, good-as-home-cooked meals.

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Casa Crobu

Casa Crobu delivers Italian fare with fresh ingredients, handmade pastas, and slow-cooked sauces made by husband-and-wife team Mario and Kelly Crobu. You’ll find classics like Classic Lasagna Bolognese, Spinach and Ricotta Ravioli, and Tiramisu all fresh frozen to lock in flavor and nutrients. Italy’s Sardegna island native, Mario Crobu, even offers specialty dishes from his home town such as Malloreddus alla Campidanese—Malloreddus pasta and a rich tomato based ragu with Italian sausage and mushroom topped with sheep’s milk cheese. Casa Crobu also sells their homemade pastas, sauces, and chili oil if you don’t need a ready-made meal but still want that rich home-cooked flavor.

Order deliveries occur between 10am-1pm and 1pm-4pm on Mondays and Fridays in and around Denver.

Visit their website to order.

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Super Natural Eats

Super Natural Eats supports balanced lifestyles throughout Denver and Northern Colorado by delivering convenient and healthy meals. Their menu, co-crafted by a dietitian, promises balanced meals with various proteins, carbohydrates, and vegetables. Recent meals included Korean Beef with vegetable fried rice, Zesty Tilapia with spaghetti squash, pesto, and spinach, and Balsamic Marinated Chicken Breast with onions, whole grain pasta, and roasted garlic tomatoes. The company’s many small locations source local fresh ingredients for a farm-to-table food experience. Your meals are then delivered to you in insulated bags and reusable containers that can be returned for a virtually zero-waste cycle.

North Denver orders can be delivered Wednesday and/or Saturday. Or pick up your order from central locations Max Muscle South Metro in Lone Tree or Cerus Fitness in Frederick on Wednesdays or Thursdays.

Visit their website to order.

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Elemental Table

Delight in chef-made meals at home from Elemental Table, a culinary company built by Chris Johnson, Denver based personal chef with Michelin star training. The service offers a regular and vegan menu, updated weekly with fresh options. Their regular menu includes options such as Chipotle BBQ Pulled Pork with BBQ black beans and baked squash fritters, Grilled Panzanella Steak Bowl with grilled bread, roasted tomato, and Italian dressing, and Yogurt and Masala Wild Salmon with harissa roasted cauliflower and tomatillo braised potato. Their vegan menu includes Blackened Tofu with harissa roasted cauliflower and tomatillo braised potatoes, Black Bean Enchiladas with grilled corn, summer squash, and roasted tomatillo sauce, Jerk Chickpeas with charred brussels, as well as five spice sweet potato mash. Round out your week’s meals with add-on breakfast items and sides. Dietary needs are no issue either because Elemental Table can customize meals to your personal needs and goals.

Orders over $60 can be delivered in the Denver area on Mondays, Tuesdays, or Thursdays within 1 hour windows between 8am and 12pm. Alternatively, pick ups can be arranged from four Denver locations: Elemental Table (675 S. Broadway), CrossFit Broadway (1025 Acoma St.), Shift Workspaces Bannock (1001 Bannock St.), and Shift Workspaces Corona (383 Corona St.).

Visit their website to order.