Tasty Tuesday: Kitchfix – Real Food That Delivers

Let’s redefine what it means to “eat healthy.”

For too long in the psyche of our culture it has meant deprivation, sacrifice, and indeed malnutrition!  We’ve taken the fat out of everything, and replaced it with high-fructose corn syrup and artificial flavors. We’re so busy getting rid of fat and calories, that we’ve thrown the baby out with the bath water and we’ve lost flavor and nutrition too.

Chef Josh Katt proposes a different path… follow the almond meal crumbs down the road to Kitchfix, a superfood meal delivery service based out of Chicago.

Image from Kitchfix on Facebook
Image from Kitchfix on Facebook

With over 12 years in the restaurant industry, Chef Josh knows food, but more importantly, his experience as a personal chef taught him about nutrition.  In 2010, he was hired as a personal chef to a family that followed the Anti-Inflammatory Diet which focuses on whole, unprocessed foods such as fresh, organic fruits, vegetables, and meats.

Chef Josh and his wife Britta - Image from Kitchfix on Facebook
Chef Josh and his wife Britta – Image from Kitchfix on Facebook

Chef Josh understands that food is medicine, and what our bodies crave are nutrients!  It’s not about “dieting” it’s about giving your body the best fuel possible.  With a holistic-minded registered dietician on staff, you can feel confident that nutrition is a priority at Kitchfix.  They like to say..

When we add so much good, there’s no room for the bad!

New Italian Vegetable Lasagna made with Cashew Ricotta - Image from Kitchfix on Facebook
New Italian Vegetable Lasagna made with Cashew Ricotta – Image from Kitchfix on Facebook

Delivery to select Lake County zip codes is now available, with hopes to expand to all of Lake County in the future.  For now, residents of the following zip codes can enjoy Kitchfix superfood meals delivered straight to their door:

60010 – Deer Park, Kildeer, Barrington Area
60015 – Deerfield, Bannockburn, Riverwoods
60035 – Highland Park
60040 – Highwood
60044 – Lake Bluff, Green Oaks, Knollwood
60045 – Lake Forest, Mettawa
60047 – Lake Zurich, Deer Park, Howthorn Woods, Kildeer, Long Grove
60048 – Libertyville, Mettawa
60060 – Mundelein, Long Grove
60061 – Vernon Hills
60069 – Lincolnshire
60089 – Buffalo Grove
60031 – Gurnee
60046 – Lake Villa, Lindenhurst

You can also have your meals delivered to their Lake County hub at All Ways Healthy located at 123 S Rand Road in Lake Zurich.  Pre-ordered meals are available for pick-up Wednesdays after 1:00 pm.

But if we’re going to talk about how Kitchfix makes locally-sourced, organic, nutrient-dense meals convenient, we can’t leave out talking about snacks. Sometimes you just itch for something. When the snack craving takes hold, we’ll reach for any old thing in the pantry which can derail even the most valiant clean-eating efforts.  That’s why Kitchfix Paleo Granola is my new obsession!

Paleo Granola from Kitchfix on Facebook
Paleo Granola from Kitchfix on Facebook

You can find it in new flavors like Berries & Cherries and Peaches & Pistachios at your local Whole Foods Market or the Original flavor at Mariano’s under the former label “CJK Foods.”  Regardless of the label, it’s the same awesome stuff in a slightly different package.  If you are trying to avoid grains, processed sugars, or artificial ingredients, Kitchfix (CJK Foods) Paleo Granola hits your snack spot.  It’s completely Paleo-compliant even when I forget to be!  Plenty of companies like to throw around the term “highest quality ingredients,” but Kitchfix walks the walk.  Their granola is slow roasted in coconut oil and sweetened with real maple syrup. Few commercially-produced snack items can make that claim. Packed with fiber, healthy fats, and clean protein, it’s the evolution of granola – perfected.  And it’s pretty damn delicious too.  Get in mah belly!

Find Paleo Granola at Mariano's under the label "CJK Foods"
Find Paleo Granola at Mariano’s under the label “CJK Foods”
Find Paleo Granola under the “Kitchfix” label at Whole Foods Market

Kitchfix’s dedication to “Superfood with Super Standards” is why we are so proud to partner with them at our upcoming Moms Night Out event, “Let Your Lovelight Shine!” at Lovelight Healing Center in Grayslake on Friday, February 27th.  Because loving yourself, means loving your body and feeding it the best food possible!

If you want to learn more about Kitchfix, read my previous article or connect with them online.

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Disclosure: Kitchfix is a Little Lake County partner, providing catering services for our upcoming event, “Let Your Lovelight Shine!” on Friday, February 27th.  No other compensation was received.  All thoughts and opinions are those of the writer. 

The writer is not a physician or registered dietician. Consult with your own physician before embarking on any dietary changes.

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When Loralie isn’t out exploring with her two pint-sized adventurers you’ll often find her in front of her computer plotting to take over the world (or at least Lake County.) She appreciates good friends, good food, expensive shoes and parents who make two lanes in the drop-off/pick-up line at school. Her spirit animal is The Hobbit. She invites you to join her on her quest for unique distractions, diversions and deliciousness in this county we call home. She is the Features Editor and Marketing Director at Little Lake County.

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