Zest Express “Lite”

After years of “marinating” on this concept and in response to dozens of customer requests, we’re happy to announce a trial run of Zest Express Lite! This will be a lighter version of our traditional “comfort food” Zest Express meal service in several ways:

  • Smaller portion sizes.
  • Our proteins will typically be grilled, baked or roasted.
  • We will enhance our entrees with lighter sauces or flavorful toppings rather than the creamy sauces we love at Zest Express.
  • We will reduce or eliminate battered and breaded selections.
  • We will integrate “smarter” carbs such as whole wheat pasta, brown rice, beans, etc.
  • We will cut back our use of salt. While we’re not certifying anything as “low sodium,” we will mindfully cut back on it and skip the brining process we like for certain dishes.
  • In fact, we are not in a position to “certify” anything (low fat, low cal, low carb, low sodium, etc.). However, our goal is to offer lighter fare by cutting out some of our favorite culinary vices!
  • Meals will be available on Wednesday for pick-up at the Zest Catering Kitchen or for delivery (to select areas).

    Weekly Menus:

    July 8, 2020- WEDNESDAY

  • Salmon with Dijon Vinaigrette:
    Alaskan Sockeye Salmon baked and topped with a Dijon Vinaigrette and a pinch of fresh dill. It will be placed on a small bed of fresh wilted spinach for reheating. Served with a side of wild rice or sautéed spinach (or both for an additional $2.50 per person). This is an item you would take home and reheat. Allow 30-40 mins. $16 for a single serving (one person). $31 for two servings (two people)

  • Bruschetta Chicken:
    Chicken breast seasoned with Italian seasoning and topped with fresh mozzarella and bruschetta topping (tomatoes, onions, basil, balsamic vinegar). This is an item you would take home and re-heat. Served with your choice of side: Whole Wheat Linguine that we’ll toss with Olive Oil, Diced Tomatoes, Garlic, Basil and Freshly Grated Parmesan or Steamed Broccoli with Diced Tomatoes & Grated Parmesan. Or you can get both for an additional $2.50 per person. This is an item you would take home and reheat. Allow 30-40 mins. $13 for a single serving (one person). $24 for two servings (two people).

    July 15, 2020- WEDNESDAY

  • Moroccan Flank Steak:
    Lean flank steak marinated in seasonings such as ginger, turmeric, cumin and soy sauce (lite) then seared and finished in the oven. It will be offered on the rare side, but you can reheat to your desired level of doneness. We’ll accompany it with a side of roasted sweet potatoes or sautéed green beans (or both for an additional $2.50 per person). This is an item you would take home and reheat. Allow 30-40 mins. $14.00 for a single serving (one person). $27 for two servings (two people)

  • Mediterranean Lentil Salad:
    Grape tomatoes, cucumber, red onion mixed with lentils and crumbled feta cheese. It’s dressed with a red wine vinaigrette and finished with fresh parsley. This would be a great side dish for the flank steak or enjoyed on its own for a light, no oven meal. $12 for a 16 oz container.

    July 22, 2020 – WEDNESDAY

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    July 29, 2020 – WEDNESDAY

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    What they are saying about Zest! Express

    I am a hard working woman, wife and mother of 3. I sincerely do not know what I would do without Fay and Zest Express. She is my lifesaver on a weekly basis! Not only is the food absolutely AMAZING and DELICIOUS, but packaged so you can easily reheat and serve to the family. Picking up on my way home on Monday’s makes that Monday frown turn upside-down. Try her once and I promise you will be a believer, too!

    Shea Davis Williams
    Executive Director
    Michele & Group, Inc.

    My family and I love the convenience and delicious food Zest Express prepares, without fail every week. I am super picky about the quality of ingredients and menu selections. Fay never disappoints! Everything we have ordered is so flavorful and fresh. In addition to meals for my family, I also order meals every week for my elderly parents who are disabled and not able to cook for themselves. Fay delivers the meals right to their doorstep and they love the dinners she prepares. The portions are very generous and they always have left-overs for lunch the next day. I feel so happy knowing they are eating healthy, delicious clean food-not frozen food or take-out! Thank you Fay! You have given us the gift of family around the table sharing a meal-without the shopping, the preparation or the clean-up! 🙂

    Kristin Shamlou
    Ormond Beach

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Pickup Locations

Pick-Up is on Wednesdays. Some locations have extended availability.

The Zest Catering Kitchen
1501 Ridgewood Ave. #106; Holly Hill
Wednesday 3PM-5:45PM
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