When I received my Nona Lim package I was actually on day 2 of the worst cold I’ve ever experienced in my adult life. I had zero strength, my entire head felt like it was experiencing a plane takeoff over and over again from all of the sneezing and nose blowing. I was a mess. This was the greatest care package ever. Not being able to cook for myself for an entire week and then having a box of organic, vegan soups delivered to my doorstep – it was like the best possible case scenario for that entire experience. I was able to consume these soups as someone unable to do more than heat everything up in a pot. It doesn’t get easier than that for real food.
I’m truly so thankful though, my recovery was infinitely better than it could have been had I been without groceries/food and had to over exert myself with cooking 3 meals a day. Thank goodness for soup! And smoothies!
A little background on Nona Lim: We’re a local Northern California brand based in West Oakland, and we make delicious gluten-free and dairy-free soups, broths and noodles using real, fresh ingredients. You get the convenience of a ready-to-eat meal, but made with fresh ingredients with no additives or preservatives – it’s the closest to making it from scratch at home.
Their product line is not entirely vegan, they do however offer a ton of vegan products that I have truly fallen in love with. Some of their vegan options include: Miso Broth, Tomato Thai Basil and Carrot Ginger soups, Noodles and more. Everything has a touch of Asian flavor.
Specifically focusing on these soup cups, I’m going to be brutally honest when I say they are a girlboss’s best friend. If you’re constantly on the go with work and looking for quick and healthy meal options you can quite literally pick-up and go – these soup cups might be a game changer for you. It’s perfect as a light lunch or an easy drinkable snack for a busy lifestyle.
I don’t like to come off as if my life is harder than anyone else’s, I do truly put in the bulk of my time and energy into my work and juggling chores. I make all of my meals at home, I work full-time and now I’m officially caring for 4 fur babies (I know actual children are MUCH more challenging). I have a husband and a career, like many others out there. Sometimes you truly don’t have the time or energy to cook. If you’re like me, sometimes you just want a break and having a super quick meal makes a huge difference in your jam packed schedule. I’m guilty of skipping meals because I don’t have time to stop. Now there’s really no excuse for me with portable, whole-foods based meal options. You need these in your life, even if you’re not crazy busy. Save it for those moments of pure chaos or simply enjoy because you can and it’s convenient.
My favorite flavor would have to be the Carrot Ginger. It’s packed with a ton of flavor and I enjoyed munching on rice crackers alongside it. I’m very pleased with the ingredients too, no fillers or perservatives. Just good food that’s great for you – seriously!
If you’re interested in trying out some of Nona Lim’s products they’re offering my readers a 15% off discount code “PLANTPHILOSOPHY” which is good until 11/1/16.