If you didn’t get a chance to read my Plated and Blue Apron reviews, you can do that here (Blue Apron Link and Plated Link)

Ordering: I used my friends $40 off code and it was very easy to set everything up using the link she sent me. You can also get $40 off using the code LMBAXTE. Once you have an account they promote ‘Give $40, Get $20’ where by sharing your link you can give a big discount and receive $20 off your next order. If you order more boxes, you are also given the option to give entire boxes to friends for free.

Website: It was easy setting everything up and the website is simple to navigate. I had some connectivity and loading issues when I tried to look at my order after it was placed. 

App: The app, like the website, was sometimes slow to load or wouldn’t load. When it did load, you were able to track your order, look at upcoming weeks, pick your meals and skip weeks.

Packaging: HelloFresh really stood out with the packaging in comparison to Plated and Blue Apr...

In case you didn’t get a chance to read my first meal service review (Plated), I am writing a review of each of the available meal service companies that ship to my area. I have located approximately 10 and will be writing a review of each. My next review will be of HelloFresh.

Ordering: We were lucky enough to get a 2-week meal plan as a wedding gift, so I clicked on the email code sent from our registry (Zola) and then selected the date we wanted the service to start. I highly recommend a meal service as a wedding gift, it was great! Plated and Blue Apron were very similar with some slight differences. The main difference is Plated gives you 16 meal choices whereas Blue Apron only gives you 6. For Blue Apron, it will only let you pick certain combinations from the 6 meals. I'm guessing this is to balance out the higher cost meals but when you only start with 6 options it makes your choices very limited. You can also add wine pairing or order what appears to be almost anything you wo...

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