BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Let's face it: even the most talented holiday cook can use a little inspiration as well as a few shortcuts, particularly when it comes to modifying traditional turkey-and-fixings menus to accommodate different eating styles. This year, online meal planning service eMeals comes to the rescue with soup-to-nuts Paleo, Clean Eating and Classic holiday plans featuring everything from fresh variations on sweet potatoes and Brussels sprouts to creative new ideas like kale salad and a rustic sausage dressing. Menus come complete with recipes, prep-ahead tips and everything-you-need shopping lists to help you create a topnotch holiday spread in record time.
Available free of charge to new subscribers who sign up for any eMeals menu plan through December 2, each menu serves 12 and is delivered straight to your smartphone or computer. All subscribers will have access to all three holiday bills of fare, including:
- eMeals Paleo Holiday Menu – Kale Salad with Apples, Oranges and Walnuts, Coconut Curried Butternut Squash Soup, Savory Thyme and Garlic Roast Turkey or Bacon-Wrapped Pork Loin, Rosemary Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon, Garlic Cauliflower Mash, Sausage, Mushroom and Apple Dressing, Spiced Sparkling Wine Poached Pears and Pumpkin-Macadamia Pie with Pecan Crust.
- eMeals Clean Eating Holiday Menu– Brined Turkey with Oranges and Rosemary, Two-Potato Gratin, Warm Brown Rice Salad, Shredded Brussels Sprouts, Green Beans with Roasted Shallots, Baked Apples with Blue Cheese, Toasted Pecan Tart and Maple Syrup Pumpkin Pie.
- eMeals Classic Holiday Menu – Herb Roasted Turkey, Baked Sage Dressing, Not Too Sweet Potato Casserole, Classic Mashed Potatoes, Simple Pan Gravy, Cranberry Chutney, Roasted Green Beans with Caramelized Shallots and Almonds, Yeast Rolls, Chocolate Pecan Pie and Pumpkin Layered Cheesecake.
A sample recipe is now available on the eMeals blog at http://blog.emeals.com. And that's just a taste of the eMeals service, which makes quick work of meal planning and shopping for busy people while also trimming subscribers' grocery bills by an average of $1,000 per year.
For as little as $5 per month, eMeals delivers weekly menus for your choice of more than 50 different meal plans to your smartphone, email inbox or password-protected member's page on the eMeals website. In addition to Paleo, Clean Eating and Classic programs, options include Slow Cooker, Low-Fat, Portion Control, Low Carb, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian, Natural and Organic, and Mediterranean. Meal plans are available for couples or families, and for breakfast and lunch as well as dinner.
Each week's menu plan includes recipes for seven meals with corresponding shopping lists arranged by grocery section for easy once-a-week shopping. eMeals creates all menus based on the program you've selected (no need to search an online recipe database as required by other services), saving hours of meal planning drudgery. You can also specify a store such as ALDI, Kroger, Publix, Safeway, Target, Walmart or Whole Foods to take advantage of sale prices that help shape eMeals' weekly menus.
eMeals.com has been the market leader in online meal planning since 2003, having provided a simple and affordable mealtime solution to hundreds of thousands of families. For a full eMeals program description and sample menus, visit www.emeals.com/how-it-works. To subscribe and sign up for the service's mobile app, visit https://emeals.com/account/signup.php.