Hello and happy Monday! Hope everyone had a fun and safe Halloween weekend. We were still getting record highs around 85 degrees on Friday and Saturday, but apparently as soon as November arrived on Sunday, so did fall…and the rain! Normally I’m not a fan, but with California’s drought and a serious lack of fall weather lately, I was more than happy to break out my boots.
Anyway, on to the topic of the day…Food box delivery. Meal Kit services. Whatever you want to call it, it seems we are living in an age of Birch Box/StitchFix/Ipsy and the like, and the latest entry into the market is FOOD.
Here’s some info on HelloFresh:
Order HelloFresh and we’ll deliver fresh ingredients and healthy recipes straight to your doorstep each week. Each week our chefs create amazing recipes for you that are easy to prepare. Our meals are interesting yet simple. And we ensure that your diet is balanced and varied. With the HelloFresh recipe box subscription, you will receive a box of fresh ingredients and delicious recipes every week.
When you purchase a box from HelloFresh, you get to choose 3 meals out of 5 options available. I decided on these three meals:
- Bratwurst in Pretzel Buns with Tangy Apple-Cabbage Slaw
- Turkey Meatballs with Parsnip Mash & Roasted Carrots
- Saffron-poached Basa with Basmati Rice, Caramelized Onion & Sweet Bell Pepper
Here’s how each went, followed by my general thoughts! Continue reading