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Bored In The Kitchen? Try These Meal Kit Delivery Services
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Bored In The Kitchen? Try These Meal Kit Delivery Services

Kitchen burnout is real, especially in the midst of a global pandemic.

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Times are hectic so making the best of the time we have is essential. Who would have ever thought we would have to teach our kids from home while also working a full-time job? On top of that, we are now preparing more meals than ever before. Some of us have become better chefs, forcing ourselves to cook more and some of us have opted for UberEats. No judgement either way but we have a solution to spice up your chef life. We believe meal kit delivery services will make your life easier. Best of all, you can skip or cancel at any time as you learn some new, fun recipes.

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Freshly

Convenient, delicious and nutritious – this is what you can expect from Freshly. The website states, "Our easy meals are made with only thoughtful ingredients like lean proteins, seasonal veggies, and whole-grain starches. Plus, we're certified gluten free." Freshly also strives to be sustainable with its recyclable boxes and low food waste with the perfect portions.

$52

HelloFresh

HelloFresh customers love the simplicity and flexibility of this service. Whether you have a picky appetite or dietary restrictions, HelloFresh has step-by-step recipes dedicated to making your life easier and your tummy full. The ingredients are locally sourced to ensure fresh and delicious servings. I've heard nothing but rave reviews about the Mahi Mahi Piccata and the Garlic Butter Shrimp. HelloFresh has also started selling the meal kits in grocery stores so you can do a taste test before committing to weekly meals.

$60

Home Chef

Are you a planner? Home Chef is perfect for you because you can view the menu five weeks before you place your order and curate your very own meal prep plan. Word on the street is that it is #1 in customer satisfaction. First, you pick meals that are most appetizing to you. Then, customize your plate. And finally, cook your effortless meal and enjoy. Even these Chinese Pork Lettuce Wraps look fire! I want to eat them at this very moment.

$50

Blue Apron

Blue Apron was the first meal kit delivery service so now that there's more competition they have added a cutting edge pairing: wine. They pair the perfect wine with your meals so it's almost as if you have your own personal sommelier. We also love how Blue Apron's vision includes better standards for higher quality ingredients. They recognize that it can be hard to tell whether food is high quality and sustainably grown so they are partnering with the foremost sustainability experts to create better standards for growing food and raising animals. From veggie pad thai to hot honey crispy chicken, your palette will thank you for choosing Blue Apron.

$60

Gobble

Gobble may just be your new best friend. This service preps the food for you so you don't have to be bothered. You won't need to peel or chop anything because the goal is to go from one pan to your plate in 15 minutes or less. Sample meals include Black Pepper Beef with Stir-Fry Vegetables and Jasmine Rice, Fettuccine Pasta Primavera with Basil Pesto Cream Sauce and Soft Poached Egg and Mexican Squash Flatbread With Cotija Cheese.

$36

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