If you listen to the podcast, you know we’ve talked about vegetarian meal delivery services in the past. As the demand for more plant-based options goes up, businesses such as meal delivery boxes is constantly changing!
That’s a GREAT thing!
In this episode of our podcast, we’re talking vegetarian meal delivery options again but this time, with a special guest! Our guest today is Vegetarian Zen community member, Danielle Fried.
Danielle, (who we affectionately call “Listener Zero”) has been a friend of ours for almost as long as we’ve been podcasting. She became a vegetarian very close to the same time we did (about 6 years ago) and was one of the first people to reach out to us commenting on the podcast.
Very similar to us, Danielle became decided to give vegetarianism a try after watching Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead and Vegucated along with a couple of other documentaries. Danielle is a very active member of our Peas and Carrots Society offering friendly advice to fellow members.
Vegan and Vegetarian Meal Delivery Services Compared
Danielle tried 4 meal subscription boxes:
- Hello Fresh
- Green Chef
- Purple Carrot
- Marley Spoon (Martha Stewart)
You can check out the full details of our conversation here or, scroll down for just the high-level scoop!
The High-Level Scoop!
- Of the 4 meal delivery boxes tried, Danielle states that she would probably order Marley Spoon and Hello Fresh in the future. Both used high quality ingredients and the meals were crowd-pleasing.
- Marley Spoon meals typically took about 30 minute to cook but did require quite a bit of cooking tools.
- Ingredients and recipes were fairly easy.
- All kits seemed to have more packing than was needed (not exactly eco-friendly).
- Green Chef didn’t have many choices and had a longer lead time to cancel (7 days).
- Purple Carrot is completely plant-based.
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Peace and Veggies,
Vickie and Larissa