What’s Been Cookin’ Part 2!


So last week Liz mentioned a new strategy she’s been trying to make meal planning easier at her house called PrepDish! Check out that post here if you haven’t already! 

I wanted to try to do better with my meal planning as well because food truly is the way to my husband’s heart, haha! But with my “all-day” morning sickness I had been dealing with, I seriously did not want to look at food, think about food or prep food! Thankfully, I received a coupon in the mail from HelloFresh and thought I would give it a shot! All I had to do was cook what came in the box!

Each week, HelloFresh has a menu of 5 recipes and you select the 3 you want delivered. Everything comes to you in one big box separated by each recipe–it comes pretty much ready to go and it’s actually kind of fun! I chose the Classic box for 2 people which includes 3 meals. They have a veggie box and family box option as well and you also have the ability to change the number of people the box will send food for. 

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HelloFresh has an app that makes choosing your recipes super easy. You can even put in preferences, for example– we don’t really eat pork so I selected “no pork” recipes. This is a subscription-based meal plan, but you can jump ahead and skip weeks as well. I’ve actually skipped my weeks for like the next 3 months just in case I forget! I can go back and change it if I decide I want another box. 


So far the recipes have been great and everything really was FRESH! I like this meal plan because there are so many different recipes that I hadn’t tried before. You also get to keep the recipes that come with your box and have to ability to make them again, on your own. We’ve recreated a few meals that we’ve really liked already! 

Overall, I like the idea of getting meals delivered to my door. They do portion control the meals pretty accurately, so we really haven’t had leftovers. I do think it’s a little expensive at its normal price, but I’m considering the idea of ordering 1 box a month or every other month just to mix it up!


Also, just a side note— I do know they have really great customer care because my sister tried a box and some of the meat had leaked a little. She called HelloFresh and they took care of her right away!

I am probably going to try some other meal delivery companies as well just to compare. Thankfully, I have coupons I get regularly in the mail to try everything out! So if you want a fun option to spice up your dinner routine give HelloFresh a try!



(I did not receive compensation of any kind from HelloFresh for this post. All opinions are my own.)

One Response to What’s Been Cookin’ Part 2!

  1. Melissa Hardy says:

    Thanks for the review. I got a coupon and was thinking of trying also.

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