How do I reheat the meals?

Each meals is labeled with easy reheating instructions, and most are very similar.  For meals that are packaged in the black plastic trays, either remove the cover, or poke holes in each section of the cover before reheating any meal.  If the meal has bread side dishes included in the tray, remove those before reheating.  Most meals will heat in 3 to 4 minutes with the microwave set on medium-high power or 70%.   On the majority of microwaves, you will first select the time that the food will cook and then select the power level for cooking.  Once again, on most microwaves, when setting the power level you will choose either a ‘medium-high’, a percentage such as ‘70%’, or a numerical setting from one to ten such as ‘7’.   If your meal is not heated through after the first 3 minutes, put it back in for another minute, once again on medium-high power.

Meals that are packaged in clear plastic bowls are also microwaveable by the same method.  Just crack the lid and then microwave as above.

Individual meals that are packaged in aluminum pans due to their shape need to be removed and placed on a microwave-safe plate, and then microwaved as above.

Fish meals (tilapia fillets and salmon fillets) have instructions for the conventional oven.  These are the only meals we deliver that are not fully cooked, as they do not reheat well.  They will be packaged in oven-safe packaging, with instructions to place on a cookie sheet in a 350 degree oven for 12-15 minutes, or until the fish flakes when a fork is inserted.

Family-size pans usually have instructions for the conventional oven, and side dishes oven are reheated in the microwave or on the stovetop.


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