Frequently Asked Questions - Z.E.N. and its Food Delivery Programs


Want a healthier eating lifestyle? Z.E.N. Foods, which stands for Zero Effort Nutrition, will help bring you towards a healthy eating lifestyle with our Malibu food delivery services.

With the help of our diet food delivery Malibu nutritionists and dieticians, we deliver nutritious meals designed to improve your health right to your doorstep every day. Whether you're on a strict diet or simply want to adopt a better lifestyle, our gourmet, calorie-controlled meals are your perfect partner.

Our Malibu food delivery services are for:

  • People who are struggling with their weight
  • Health buffs who want to keep up with the latest trends in healthy eating
  • People on a strict, calorie-controlled diet
  • Busy families that don't have enough time to prepare healthy meals

Z.E.N. Foods has over 10 years in the industry and has worked with top healthy eating experts, which includes a large network of doctors, trainers, pro athletes and more.

To know more about our diet food delivery Malibu services, here are the frequently asked questions about our food delivery programs.

About Z.E.N. Foods Programs

Z.E.N. Foods programs are designed to provide the healthiest, most nutritious, and balanced meals available. We use the highest quality ingredients in their most natural state, and the attention to detail that goes into the preparation of your meals is second to none. The combination of quality ingredients and culinary excellence allows us to deliver a product that will exceed your expectations. We make it easy to live by the slogan, “Eat Clean, Live Lean.”

  • weight loss
  • weight maintenance
  • sharper mental focus
  • increase metabolism and inable optimal fat burning.
  • stabilized blood sugar
  • increase in energy
  • rich in antioxidants and superfoods
  • decrease in cholesterol levels
  • no trans-fats
  • caloric control
 

72 hours after signing up by phone or online.

All Z.E.N. Foods' meals are made & delivered fresh every day.

Z.E.N. Foods uses suppliers who support local markets/farms.

Yes, vegetarian option is available for all of our programs, as well as vegan option.

Yes, gluten free option is available for all of our programs.

Family Dinner Program is available now for busy, health conscious families! The program is perfect for a family of 2 or up and includes dinner and dessert. More info about Family Dinner

Currently we do not have a children's menu, but Z.E.N. Kidz is coming soon.

Z.E.N. Foods' meals are nutritiously balanced and based on a 40-30-30 philosophy: 40% complex carbohydrates, 30% lean protein and 30% healthy fats.

Seasoning should be limited and used sparingly. Our talented chefs use the finest herbs and spices, and most people find they don't need additional seasoning.

Please call your Z.E.N. Foods consultant.

Food can be heated in a mini-convection oven, a microwave or a conventional oven.
Mini-convection oven: Remove meals from container and place them in oven for 5-7 minutes.
With Microwave: Heat meals 2 – 3 minutes, uncovered in the microwave. A moist paper towel draped over the uncovered container helps to keep moisture in. Time may vary between ovens.
With Conventional Oven: Remove meals from containers and place in oven safe dish. Heat meal at approximately 325 degrees. Heating time is 20 – 30 minutes. Keep in mind heating time and temperature can vary between ovens.

Any program provided by Z.E.N. Foods is always enhanced with regular exercise, adequate water intake (six to eight 8 oz glasses per day) & proper sleeping habits.

In order to ensure stable blood sugar levels, we recommend you eat all meals.

Yes, the Z.E.N. Classic Program is a nutritiously balanced program that will enhance a healthy Lifestyle. The Z.E.N. Weight Loss Program is available for those with weight loss needs.

No, each client's meals will be portioned according to individual needs and circumstances.

Z.E.N. Foods allows you to choose up to 5 "dislikes" for free. Additional dislikes, up to 8 choices, incur an additional $3.00 per day fee. Important: We do not accommodate any nut allergies at this time.

Call your Z.E.N. consultant to receive the proper attention and any relevant credit for errors/problems with your program.

7 days is the minimum order for all Z.E.N. Foods programs, however, deliveries can be scheduled for as little as one day per week to accommodate most schedules.

Packaging & Delivery

Z.E.N. Foods' meals are packed in an insulated bag with re-usable ice packs to ensure your meals remain fresh throughout the day.

We currently deliver to Los Angeles, Orange County, Ventura County, San Diego County, parts of Santa Barbara* and Riverside County*.

* Please call and provide your zip code to confirm the delivery availability to these areas.

Yes, as long as the alternate address is within our delivery area. 24-hour notice is required. If delivering to an office building, there must be security available to receive your meals.

Yes, each Z.E.N. Foods bag is secured with a tamper resistant break-away tab.

Ice packs & cooler bags are to be placed outside each evening to be collected by the driver when he is dropping off the next day’s meals. The meal containers should be placed in your recyclable trash.

There is a $25 charge for each bag that is not returned. Please leave your last bag out the night after your program ends for driver to pick up.

You may call your Z.E.N. Foods consultant and suspend meals, giving a 72 hour lead time. Suspended meals will be added to the end of your current program.

Payment Options & Policies

We will not sell or rent this information to anyone. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your requests. Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about specials, new products or services, or changes to this privacy policy.

We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected and encrypted via SSL (Secured Sockets Layer).

We also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information.

Please see our Privacy Policy for complete information.

Credit Cards (AMEX, VISA, MasterCard and Discover), checks and/or cash when ordering over the phone. If paying by check – the check must be received and cleared before the program begins. If paying by cash, contact customer service.

Only Credit Cards are accepted when ordering on our website. Our online ordering system will be available soon.

You may cancel at any time, giving 72 hour notice.

You may cancel a single meal if needed, giving 72 hours notice. However, keep in mind that altering your program may affect achieving your goals.

Other Questions

Z.E.N. Foods' affiliates, such as Yoga Works, David Allen Nutrition, Equinox, Train West Hollywood and many more, provide additional services to help you on your path to better health. Contact your Z.E.N. Consultant for details or check out our Community page.

Beverage of choice is always water. Three servings of green tea per day has also proven to be an enhancement to sound nutrition and weight loss.

If you choose to drink alcohol, it is best that you have your drink with a meal.  Since alcohol is a carbohydrate, you should cut back your carbohydrates at that meal.  The food in your stomach will slow down the sugar absorption rate into your blood stream and assist in keeping your insulin levels from spiking.

Yes, within one hour of working out, you should have a light snack containing a source of protein. Never work out on an empty stomach.

We recommend Omega 3’s. Any additional questions regarding supplements should be directed to your physician.

We recommend our clients to follow these simple guidelines when eating out:

For proteins, a simple rule is that your serving should be approximately the size and thickness of the palm of your hand.

Carbohydrates (fruits and vegetables) should be twice the serving size of your protein.

These are safe guidelines to follow for a well balanced meal.

Pamper you sweet tooth with Z.E.N. Dessert!
All our desserts are developed in-house and freshly baked in our facility daily.

Client Testimonials

The grilled shrimp rocks! As good as you would get at any 5 star restaurant! Could you make losing weight any easier?

Nicky Corbett

I wanted to say that I am loving all the food and wish I could do this forever!

Vonna Kennon

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