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eMeals’ Back-to-School Survival Kit & Sweepstakes Start the Year Off Right

Get Checklist, Lunchbox Notes, 5-Day Lunch Menu & $100 Visa Gift Card

BIRMINGHAM, AL (August 7, 2012) – Are you in a panic trying to get your kids back to school, figure out what to pack for lunch, and fit school supplies into your budget? Not to worry: online meal planning service has put together a Back-to-School Survival Kit, tips for school supply shopping, and a sweepstakes for a $100 Visa gift card to get you over the hump and get your kids off on the right foot as they start the new school year.

Available exclusively to current and new eMeals subscribers, the eMeals Back-to-School Survival kit includes a checklist to get you (and your kids!) organized, printable notes with messages such as “You are just ‘plum’ perfect!” to insert in kids’ lunchboxes for a midday pick-me-up from home, and a five-day lunch menu with recipes for fun fixings such as Mexican Roll-Ups and Pizza Mini Muffins that will be the envy of the PB&J set. (For a sneak preview, check out the free recipe for Turkey Pinwheels at

To help you save money on school supplies, eMeals has put together a list of shopping strategies at

And to lessen the pain in the pocketbook even more, the company is sponsoring a series of sweepstakes with three chances to win a $100 Visa gift card at The first sweepstakes has ended but the next two are scheduled from August 6-19 and August 20-31. Winners will be picked at random from all entries received.

It’s all part of eMeals’ campaign to help make time for family, especially when it comes to getting dinner on the table.

For about $5 per month, eMeals provides weekly meal plans with taste-tested recipes and corresponding grocery lists that simplify meal planning as well as reduce family grocery bills by up to 40%. Subscribers can choose from more than 30 specialized menu options ranging from classic family meals to clean eating, low-fat, gluten-free and more. The grocery lists further speed the meal planning process and provide the plan-ahead benefit of once-a-week grocery shopping, eliminating unnecessary purchases and extra trips for forgotten items.

For a full description of the eMeals program, visit - and start getting dinner relief today.


eMeals ( is the largest online meal planning service in the U.S., generating over 1 million meals per week for subscribers to more than 50 different menu options designed for different eating styles, family size and grocery store preferences. Options include weekly Classic, Clean Eating, Kid-Friendly, 30 Minute Meals, Slow Cooker, Vegetarian, Mediterranean, Low Calorie, Low Fat, Portion Control, Paleo, Low Carb, Gluten Free and Diabetic programs, along with breakfast and lunch plans. Menus, recipes and corresponding grocery lists are delivered directly to subscriber's email inboxes and the eMeals mobile app every week for easy planning and fast, budget-conscious grocery shopping. The company was founded in 2003.

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