Eating enough vegetables is hard. Did you know you’re supposed to consume around two to three cups of them per day? If you’re not packing hearty salads for lunch or prepping your food in advance, chances are you might be missing the mark. But local meal-delivery service Purple Carrot and Aly Raisman don’t want you to be missing out on the vital nutrients your body needs from plants.
That’s why they’ve come together to announce a partnership to help promote the benefits of a plant-based diet. The meal-delivery system is completely plant-based, offering everything from tempeh tikka masala tacos to scallion creamed corn. And apparently the Needham native and three-time gold medalist is a big fan.
“I believe that it is important to prioritize your well-being, both mentally and physically,” Raisman said in a press release. “I recently started incorporating plant-based food into my daily routine and I’ve noticed a major improvement in my overall well-being and energy.”
The gymnast is always on the go traveling across the country, so she says cooking has become very therapeutic for her when she’s home. And it’s made even more fun with the Purple Carrot recipes because they’re easy and fast—no more rushing through the grocery or trying to conjure up a tasty recipe from the internet.
Each Purple Carrot box comes tailored to what plan you pick: quick and easy, high protein, or chef’s choice, and each one includes a recipe card, with all the ingredients you need to make the meals perfectly portioned out. It’s also all sustainably packaged and comes right to your door.
“We are honored to partner with Aly,” Andy Levitt, founder and CEO of Purple Carrot, said in a release. “And we believe that together, we can highlight the value of eating plant-based foods as part of a bigger commitment to yourself and the world around you. Aly is someone who embodies the power of positive change and who represents strength and confidence in all that she does.”
With that said, we’ll have whatever Raisman is having, please.
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