HelloFresh Review – Here’s Our Take on Trending Meal Delivery Service

HelloFresh Review – Even though I am fond of cooking a meal but sometimes I too find it inconvenient especially when I’m extremely tired and hungry. But sometimes I do love cooking for myself, it’s still time-consuming and the skill, energy often works against me.

In today’s age of 2020, where you get everything from razors to underwear delivered at your doorstep regularly, HelloFresh is one such popular service that provides and assists you with all the ingredients to make a great meal from scratch.

How Does a Microwave MealTaste?

If you’re running short of time and want to relish a hot meal at work or simply don’t want to deal with actual cooking in a kitchen then the Microwave meal option suits you.

But before trying the Microwave meal, many of us have a common question How does a Microwave Mealtaste? After trying a microwave meal for three years I am pretty satisfied to have a delicious meal.

Microwave Meal are healthy, high in proteins, gluten-free, low in carbs with no sugars. They are cooked naturally and are delectable to taste.

Is HelloFresh Worth It? Who Is It For?

If you ask me about my experience with HelloFresh I am pretty much satisfied and happy with it. The Meals delivered by HelloFresh are tasty, fun and convenient.

These are the reasons why HelloFresh is Worth it

  1. One of the major benefits of subscribing HelloFresh is the ingredients are precisely measured, with minimal waste.
  2. Also, each HelloFresh includes detailed nutrition info, easy to track calories.
  3. The meals are healthy and nutritious.
  4. HelloFresh recipes are relatively easy to make, also available for free on their official website.
  5. Also if you are keen to learn new cooking skills, then I would recommend trying the HelloFresh Meals.

The quality of the meals delivered by HelloFresh is of superior quality, much cheaper than what we pay for other meal services. 

HelloFresh Pricing

If you are planning to avail the HelloFresh service, then you will be offered six subscription plans

  • Meat & Veggies
  • Veggie
  • Family Friendly
  • Low Calorie
  • Quick & Easy
  • Pescatarian

From the above, you can select between two and six meals per week for either 2 or 4 people. Also, you will have an option of pre-selecting from the meals you receive.

HelloFresh publishes its menus weekly that can be previewed on its official website. Prices are almost identical across all its meal plans.

As of February 2020, HelloFresh Meal plans have prices ranging from $7.49, $8.99 and $10.99 per serving, depending on your order. The Delivery charges are $6.99

Below is the pricing chart of the HelloFresh:

Weekly Order Price Per Serving Total Charges (Inclusive Delivery)
2 People x 2 Meals $10.99 $50.95
2 People x 3 Meals $8.99 $60.93
2 People x 4 Meals $8.99 $78.91
4 People x 2 Meals $8.99 $78.91
4 People x 3 Meals $7.49 $96.87
4 People x 4 Meals $7.49 $126.83

How does HelloFresh Work?

HelloFresh Meal Service operates in pretty simple and in a straightforward way. The delivery service is featured and supported by an amazing user-friendly website. Here I have described in detail How does HelloFresh Work

  1. Pick Your Meal Plan

You have four options to pick your meal plan from 1 Meat & Veggies 2. Veggie 3. Family Friendly 4. Low Calorie. You can customize your meal plan according to the number of people.

Every Week you can choose 20 delicious recipes from your curated personal menu.

  1. Pick a Delivery Date

HelloFresh Delivery service is available on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday for all customers. Also for specific areas, the service is available on Saturday, Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday.

  1. Choose Your Meals

You can select recipes on HelloFresh up to 4 weeks in advance. If for some reason you wish to remove a recipe from your box, click on the icon from the recipe image.

You have an option to select the recipes in your box for the upcoming weeks, but make sure to save your selections. Also, ensure to check back each week to select your meals.

The Cut-Off time is fixed at 11:59 pm every Tuesday, the week before your delivery date. HelloFresh offers a weekly subscription service.

How are the meals delivered?

All the ingredients delivered by HelloFresh are nicely labelled. Dry/ Pantry items are selectively sorted out according to the individual meal and are packaged in different bags.

If you choose a non-vegetarian plan, your fish and meat are packed in a vacuum-sealed bag to retain its freshness.

Also, the recipe cards delivered to you are well written and also super easy to follow. The card comprises of step by step instructions along with photos that make your work of preparing meal lot more easy and interesting activity.

Packaging

HelloFresh adheres to strict hygienic packaging compliance. All Fresh meat and fish are shipped in vacuum-sealed containers, while fresh farm produce and other ingredients are shipped in color-coded bags.

HelloFresh meals come in an insulated box delivered with ice packs to ensure the ingredients remain fresh in your refrigerator. The company focuses to prepare recipes around ingredients that can be preserved in a prime condition for at least a week or a more after delivery.

Also, HelloFresh presents separate cards with instructions on how to cook certain items, tips on how to prepare it and why you should prepare it that way.

Interesting Observations

We figured out some of the interesting observations after trying out the HelloFresh Meal subscription.

  1. There are 15 recipes on the menu each week
  2. HelloFresh Also offers you the premium option
  3. HelloFresh has got a 20-minute meal every week
  4. Vegetarians have an entire meal plan
  5. Every Menu on the Family Plan is kid-tested and then approved.

 What makes HelloFresh Different From Other Meal Kits

According to Plurbox, HelloFresh stands out with that of the other meal kits available in the market. HelloFresh holds an outstanding customer service, with a prompt and satisfactory response. Also, the meals provided are sufficient without leaving leftovers.

There is no compromise with the quality of the ingredients which is solid and fresh.

With HelloFresh you get an option to choose to cancel certain ingredients or can also request more diet-friendly meals like low carb. Also, there are a lot of options available to accommodate most dietary restrictions.

There are so many rotating meal options available weekly, where you’re bound to find something that suits your requirements.

HelloFresh Alternatives

HelloFresh is not the only ready to cook service available in town. There are competitors available, the one being the BlueApron. Both services offer a similar meal delivery model, providing fresh, raw ingredients and easy recipes to cook.

Also, HelloFresh and BlueApron come with almost similar pricing options. For vegetarian subscribers, both of them offer similar vegetarian options. Unlike HelloFresh, BlueApron also publishes its weekly menus for subscribers on its official website for free.

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