Healthy Choice Top Chef Inspired Cafe Steamers Review

Healthy Choice logoHealthy Choice has collaborated with Bravo’s Top Chef to bring eight Top Chef Inspired Cafe Steamers. If you know anything about Top Chef, you’ll expect great ingredients and delicious meals. I tried two of their Steamers and it felt like I was at the judges table! The quality and taste of the food were better than I expected from a frozen meal.

Healthy Choice Top Chef Steamers Varieties

  • Barbeque Seasoned Steak with Red Potatoes
  • Chicken Fresca with Chardonnay
  • Chicken Linguini with Red Pepper Alfredo
  • Chicken Margherita with Balsamic
  • Grilled Chicken Marinara with Parmesan
  • Grilled Chicken Pesto with Vegetables
  • Grilled Vegetables Mediterranean with Rice
  • Roasted Chicken Marsala with Mushrooms

How to Prepare the Healthy Choice Top Chef Steamers

  1. Place in microwave. Do not puncture the the plastic.
  2. Microwave for the time on the package.
  3. Remove from microwave.
  4. Peel off plastic and remove the vented basket.
  5. Pour sauce over the meal.

Keeping the sauce separate from the meat, vegetables, and pasta keeps the meat tender, the veggies crisp and the pasta just right.

My Review

Healthy Choice Chicken Margherita Balsamic

The Chicken Margherita with Balsamic had tasty pieces of roasted garlic, chicken tenderloins, big chunks of tomato with angel hair pasta. The sauce was a balsamic vinaigrette that was not overpowering, like some vinaigrettes can be. I loved the combination of flavors and was sure to find each piece of garlic to eat. I had to cut up some of the larger pieces of chicken, which tasted just like chicken from a home made meal. Only 320 calories.

Healthy Choice Grilled Chicken Pesto with Vegetables

The Grilled Chicken Pesto with Vegetables was made up of zucchini, spinach, chicken tenderloins, rotini pasta and topped with a basil pesto sauce. I have to admit that I’m a fan of pesto and all of the ingredients. Again, this meal didn’t fail. The texture was just perfect and it was something like I’d get at a fine restaurant. I’d like a little more spinach, though. Only 310 calories.

More Info

The price range is $2.75 – $3.50 per meal. You can find them at grocery stores and some of the big box stores. Follow @Healthy_Choice for more information and coupons. The Healthy Choice Facebook page has some great discussions going on and the team from Healthy Choice take your suggestions too.

Whether you’re looking for convenience, great taste, low calories, healthy ingredients or all of the above, Healthy Choice Top Chef Inspired Cafe Steamers has you covered! Which one of the Top Chef Inspired Steamers would you like to try?

I was provided with the two Health Choice meals to review and a stipend for this post from My opinions were not swayed by the compensation.

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  1. These look really tasty! The Chicken Pesto looks good and I wouldn’t mind trying Chicken Fresca with Chardonnay.
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  2. Chicken Margherita with Balsamic would be on the top of my list of ones to try!
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  3. I’d like to try the Barbeque Seasoned Steak with Red Potatoes
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  4. I’ve tried Healthy Choice meals before and loved them. I haven’t tried these though. So, thanks for the info. I’ll be on the lookout.
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  5. my husband eats these alot. i think they’re fin in a pinch but i wouldnt eat them as a staple like he does. at least they are “healthy”, right?
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  6. I would love to try the Chicken Margherita with Balsamic! Yummmmy.
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  7. Haven’t tried this but this seems really delicious. The price is quite affordable too. I’m sure this is of great quality.
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