With self-isolation and social distancing in effect, avoiding or limiting trips to the grocery store is a smart idea. A great way to do this are through meal kits. There are a ton of meal kit companies that can replace or reduce your regular grocery store trips, not only saving you the hassle and stress of a store, but also of meal planning and recipe searching. They offer excellent meals that you may never have tried on your own and you might even find a new favorite dish. Here are some of the top meal delivery services to try out while self-isolating:
Freshly offers chef-cooked never-frozen meals delivered right to your door. Each meal comes pre-made and ready to be microwaved or put in the oven for a quick easy meal. This way it saves you the time and mess of having to cook a meal. They have over 30 options on their menu each week and you can choose from any of them. Freshly starts at $50/week for 4 meals and goes up in price with different options. You can check out a Youtube unboxing here!
Factor 75 is another option for quick easy meals. Just like Freshly, each meal comes pre-prepared and ready to be put in the microwave or oven for an easy dinner. You can choose from their menu options each week so you will never get bored or run out of options for meals. Factor 75 starts at $60/week for 4 meals with different plans going up in price. Check out an unboxing here.
Dinnerly advertises as the most affordable meal kit company and they aren’t wrong. Dinnerly uses high-quality ingredients like other meal kits, but they replace physical recipe cards for digital ones and chooses dishes with fewer ingredients to lower their cost. With fewer ingredients, it also means less cooking time, so each meal is done in under 20 minutes. Dinnerly starts at $57/week for 4 meals with 2 servings with the options of 4 servings per meal raising the price. You can see an unboxing of Dinnerly here.
Blue Apron has been a heavy hitter in the meal kit delivery business for a while, simply because they are good at what they do. They deliver fresh ingredients to make great tasting meals that you’re sure to love. With easy to follow recipe cards even the most novice cook will be making high-quality dishes that everyone will enjoy. Blue Apron starts at $60/week for 3 meals with 2 servings with other price options available. You can find the unboxing here.
Martha and Marley Spoon
Martha & Marley Spoon focus on comfort food and sizeable portions. Started in Germany, Martha Stewart partnered with the company to bring it to the states. They offer 22 new recipes each week to choose from. The meals are guaranteed to leave you satisfied; they do require a little more work than other meal kits though. Martha & Marley Spoon starts at $70/week for 3 meals of 2 servings with options of 4 servings increasing in price. Check out the unboxing here.
Hello Fresh wants everybody to feel like they are a top-notch chef. All the ingredients for each recipe comes packed together in a recyclable paper bag. The recipes are super easy to follow, and you will feel like a proper chef with the way they taste. They offer a wide variety of meal options and you can pick and choose what meals you receive each week. Switch up your selection each week and keep your meals interesting! They start at $70/week for 3 meals with 2 servings of each meal. You can find an unboxing here.
Home Chef offers a dozen different meals to choose from each week and each meal takes less than 30 minutes to prepare. With meals like Greek flatbread, pineapple shrimp fried rice, and tomato risotto you’ll never be disappointed with a meal. They plan their menu options five weeks in advance so you can pre-plan more than a month of meals! They start at $7 a meal with 2 servings of the meal. Check out an unboxing here.
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