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About Freshly Gourmet Meal Delivery
Freshly is a gourmet meal delivery service. Unlike most others, where you prepare ingredients that are sent to you, Freshly takes care of that. You choose the meals you want, they prepare them and ship them to you fresh, never frozen. The only “work” you need to do is heat them up in the microwave for 1-2 minutes.
While Freshly is a subscription service, it’s easy to skip, pause, or cancel your subscription anytime. You can choose from 4, 6, 9, and 12 meals per week. The cost ranges from $8.99/meal to $12.50/meal depending on which plan you use. Shipping is included at no additional charge.
All Freshly meals are gluten and peanut-free. Many of their meals also accommodate other dietary needs. They offer options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
I recently received 6 meals from Freshly to try for myself. Everything arrived well packaged with plenty of ice. Each meal comes in an individual container with nutritional information on the back. All of the packing materials are recyclable.
Overall, the meals were all really delicious. While I don’t mind preparing my meals, it was nice to just heat and eat. The quality of the food is superior to frozen meals! Everything really does taste homemade!
Gingerbread Quinoa Porridge
This meal definitely tastes of the holidays! I love that the base is quinoa and the little bits of cranberry are delicious! It was a bit much for me, but I was able to save the second half for the next morning.
Southwest Veggie Bowl
Using sweet potatoes and corn, rather than the same old peppers and onions, along with a combination of wild rice, quinoa, and lentils make this meal really unique! It is the perfect size for an average adult meal.
Lemon Thyme Chicken
The sauce really brings this whole meal together! This is a good choice for those that are not too adventurous with their food and really enjoy classic flavors.
This is my favorite meal of the 6 I received! It doesn’t look the prettiest after being tossed around during shipping, but is so delicious that even my 9-year-old is a huge fan! You definitely get enough food for one person!
Seafood makes me nervous, but the fact that Freshly doesn’t freeze any of their meals means that you are going to get fresh-tasting seafood. The shrimp and scallops are not briny at all and really do taste as if you made this yourself!
First, let me say that this is a seriously delicious meal. The pecans and gravy flavors meld so well with the juiciness of the pork. If I have one complaint in all the meals that I tried, it’s that I found the pork to be overly fatty. I am picky about the fat on pork chops, though. It was still really tasty anyway!
I think that a Freshly gourmet meal delivery subscription is great for those who love food but hate to cook. It’s also a pretty cool option for people who are just too busy to cook, or who are unable to cook for themselves. Freshly makes a great gift too! I’m sure new mothers and college students would love it! I, myself, plan to use the service when my fiance goes out of town for work and I’m on my own with these crazy kids of mine!
You can get more information about Freshly, check out their current menu, and see what specials there are currently offering (like up to 35% off if you use the code RAD35!) at www.Freshly.com.