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This page is my review of MealSquares.

Since the recipe seems to have changed over time, I am eating the MealSquares sold as of November 2017. You can see the nutrition facts page of version I am eating.

To give context, Ethan Bashkansky offered me MealSquares that he had recently ordered. I first tasted a small bite when I wasn’t hungry, and thought it tasted fine. Later that evening, when I became hungry, I had a whole MealSquare. Again, it tasted fine, but it was more satisfying because I was actually hungry.

What was most surprising to me was that the MealSquare, despite its size, cannot be eaten so quickly. Eating a whole MealSquare took me about 15 minutes, although I am a slow eater.

Overall I was impressed with MealSquares and might order some myself at some point.

In March 2022, I ordered a sample pack of 10 MealSquares.

In April 2022, I ordered a box of 30 MealSquares.

In June 2022, I ordered another box of 30 MealSquares.

I’ve noticed that at least in the batch I received, the chocolate chips are mostly at the bottom, so microwaving right side up results in a lot of the chocolate melting onto the plate (and then drying on the plate, which makes it hard to scrape off to eat). So I have been microwaving and eating it upside down, and this works well.

Multiple people online say MealSquares are dry, but I haven’t really felt this myself. I do sip water while eating it, but not any more than for other foods.

I like to microwave them for 42 seconds (from frozen).

At first I was placing them haphazardly into the freezer, in little cracks I could find. However, this was inconvenient as I couldn’t tell how many more MealSquares I had left or if I had finished them all. I have now started to just freeze the entire USPS cardboard box, with a little hole cut out so that I can pull them out, as in a dispenser.