With the start of a new year, there’s always a massive push on health kicks and diets. Even if you’re not trying to lose weight, there’s some great food subscription boxes which can help you in your quest to make healthier meals. Today I’m going to share with you, 3 top food subscription boxes you need to try in 2020.
3 Top Food Subscription Boxes
There are lots of different food based subscription boxes, but I’m going to focus on just UK based subscription services today. There’s subscription services for almost everything you can imagine, but the subscription boxes we’re going to feature are meal based boxes allowing you to be able to create a whole recipe with the contents inside the boxes you receive. This is just so handy, especially if you live a busy lifestyle as it takes the guess work out of cooking, and you don’t have to head to the shops to ensure you have all the ingredients you need.
The first in my 3 top food subscription boxes round-up is Hello Fresh, which I can guarantee you’ve already heard about. They do a lot of influencer sponsorship, and feature heavily in ads on social media channels too. I also find there’s always Hello Fresh ‘vouchers’ in spam drops through my letterbox too, but they are a very popular food subscription box.
Hello Fresh give you the option of choosing one of their plans; Classic, Family or Rapid, depending on how many people you need to feed and the type of lifestyle you have. The three plans allow you to choose how many people you want to feed (2, 3 or 4) and then choose how many recipes you want inside your recipe box (2, 3, 4 or 5). The Classic box has a vegetarian option too, allowing you to choose meat-free recipes. All three plans give you free UK delivery on the boxes too.
For each week, Hello Fresh change up their recipes so for example this week’s recipes on the Classic box are; Thai Red Chicken Curry, Ginger Beef Noodles, Chorizo Crusted Penne ‘n Cheese, Crisp Cauliflower Nuggets, Smokey Coley Paella, Chicken & Mango Salad, Roasted Veggie & Lentil Jumble, Creamy Chicken Spaghetti, Aromatic Beef Pilaf, Pork Steak, Minute Steak Ciabatta with Fried Potatoes and many more. You can choose which meals you want in your box, and Hello Fresh deliver it you. They’re very popular because of how simple the process is, and the reason it had to make my top 3 food subscription boxes.
Next up in my 3 top food subscription boxes round-up is Simply Cook. Simply Cook is different to Hello Fresh, in that you don’t get sent the components to make a recipe, so if you were going to make Chicken burgers, you wouldn’t get the chicken, salad etc. Simply Cook are a recipe subscription service, giving you the spices and recipe kits to use with ingredients you purchase yourself.
This service might work better if you want to learn and try new recipes with sourcing the products yourself. The recipe kits Simply Cook put together are all designed to create meals in 15-20 minutes, for 2-4 people. The boxes are £9.99, and you can have them as often as you wish and cancel whenever you want to.
The last of my recommendations is Gousto, which is a subscription I’ve not heard a lot about compared to the other two. Gousto boxes contain everything you need to create your meals – precise food ingredients to reduce wastage, quality products from trusted suppliers, 100% British fresh meat, easy to follow recipe cards and the ingredients to create food for 2-4 people.
You can choose 2, 3 or 4 recipes per box. Their 4-person box works for 2 adults and 2-3 children. There’s no commitment, and no fees for cancelling, and you’re given the choice to choose when you want your boxes delivered. They have 50 recipes for you to choose from, which is an amazing selection and the reason it made the 3 top food subscription boxes round up as you can choose whatever you want, and not just what they have available that one week.
We really hope you found this edit of the 3 top food subscription boxes helpful, and it’s inspired you to try something new!