I discovered Dr. McDougall's Pad Thai Noodle Soup through Taste Guru, the subscription service that mails a monthly box of six gluten-free foods at their choosing. The soup was a little too spicy for my taste, but I liked it. The broth was flavorful and infused with vegetables, and the noodles were cooked to perfection in the microwave at my workplace. It's taste, texture and convenience all scored points.
However, the Pad Thai Noodle Soup didn't earn a spot at the top of my regular roster of lunch items, for two reasons.