Everyone wants a meal that is alluring to the senses – pleasing to the eyes and tastes great. But, some are too mindful of not adding on extra calories, that they limit themselves to eating such meals only with their imagination.
However, companies that offer meal-kit subscriptions have taken the initiative of providing meal plans, complete with recipe and needed ingredients, for preparing sumptuous variants of meals; that is equally healthy for calorie balance.
To consider what is up for offer by meal-kit companies, we shall be assessing various features products offered by some of the best. About Hello Fresh, there are reasons they rank high on review lists, among companies providing meal-kit subscription.
For the category of individuals or families that are devoid of ideas, on meal preparations, and do not want to spend much while getting help, companies like Hello Fresh and Blue Apron would be a perfect fit for their meal-kit needs. With subscription prices ranging between $60 and $180, which depends mostly on the number of person-per-meal and subscription package in question.
Various subscription packages
Meal-kit subscription packages come in different flavors. From the perspective of meal-kit content, there are Veggie, Meat and Veggie, Family Friendly, and Low Calorie plans offered by Hello Fresh. Going by the dub of the subscription plans, customers are allowed the choice of what works best for them as a ‘healthy meal.’ Another categorization available for selecting subscription plans is the 2- and 4-people meals. Classification by size helps you choose programs that suit your family size just fine.
Ease of Preparation
As mentioned earlier, meal-kit companies like Hello Fresh do weekly delivery of boxes containing fresh, apportioned ingredients and an accompanying recipe. The initial subscription plan allows you to choose a level of recipe complexity (levels 1, 2, and 3), depending on the level of your cooking skills. Despite the presence of skill variants, reviews by gourmet chefs have shown that even level 3 (the most complex on Hello Fresh subscription list) would be comfortable for the average person to prepare.
Best recipes for healthy meals
Since the meal-kits come in well-packaged recyclable packages, the ingredients are kept fresh through the delivery timeframe. Reviews make us understand that Hello Fresh mainly includes ice packs in the package boxes used for their meal kits. Besides the packaging initiative, competing meal kit companies have made it a point to outdo one another in meticulously provide healthy meals. Customers have reviewed some of these kits as helping them lose calories, while still satisfying the cravings of their palates.
From a broad perspective, meal kit companies like Blue Apron and Hello Fresh provide their subscribers with excellent packages that help them prepare sumptuous homemade meals. But they could be a drain on the saving opportunities of large families. Their subscription plans are also not for people short on time, because you will be required to cook; neither are they for gourmet chefs, who find the recipes way too simple.