Frequently Asked Questions
How do I pay?
Core Meals makes it easy with our secured checkout. Simply click order now, select your meals and choose your method of payment and your order will be processed. Unlike other meal prep companies, there are no commitments are automatic payments set. With that in mind, simply come back to BuyCoreMeals.com and place your next order for the following week.
Do I have to sign a contract?
We do not believe in contracts here at Core Meals. The only commitment involved is from us to you. We offer our clients the BEST meals available week in and week out.
When do I order and when is the cutoff day and time to order?
We make ordering online as simple as possible at Core Meals. We open pre-orders up on Sundays prior to the week that you wish to pre order you meal and you have until 9 a.m. on Friday prior to the week that you wish to order. Click here to see our weekly menu.
Where can I pick up my meals?
We deliver to designated spots in Kenner, Metairie, Lakeview, Denham Springs, Baton Rouge, and Prairieville on Sundays and in Slidell, Covington, and Mandeville on Mondays. You also pick up your meal packages at North Cypress Fitness in Hammond from 4PM to 6PM on Sundays, and all day Monday and Tuesday. Individual meals can be picked up 7 days a week at North Cypress Fitness. For more information click here.
Will I be charged extra for delivery?
A $5 convenience delivery fee will be charged to all drop off location meal packages. If you decide to pick up in Hammond there will be no delivery fee charged.
What if I miss my pick-up?
We understand that there may be occasions in which clients are unable to make it to selected pick up locations. Please be aware that Core Meals does not offer refunds due to missed meal pick ups. Core Meals will hold meal packages for up to 2 days at North Cypress Fitness in Hammond after missed pick up.
What are the nutritional values of Core Meals?
Each meal container is labeled with calories, fats, proteins, and carbohydrates. Our meals range from just under 300 calories per meal to a few that are just under 500. Our menu changes weekly with all nutritional information available before hand here.
Are Core Meals gluten-free?
Many of our meals are gluten-free! But, at this time, we do not label them. In the future, we will offer gluten-free descriptors on our menu for weekly selection.
Does Core Meals offer Paleo Meals?
We do not prepare Paleo Meals. But we highly recommend a company in Slidell called “Paleo To Go.” Look them up on Facebook and give them a call.
Can I customize my order for food allergies?
Unfortunately, in order to keep the cost of our meals as affordable as possible Core Meals does not prepare meals to order. With that in mind, it is extremely difficult to prepare meals with food allergies in mind.
What are "Covey Rise Veggies"?
Core Meals is proud to offer local products grown right here in Tangipahoa Parish. Covey Rise offers seasonal vegetables which are used by the finest restaurants and resorts in the region. Many of our meals are prepared with these fresh Covey Rise veggies. From farm to plate, it does not get any fresher than that!