HelloFresh – Where have you been all my life?

HelloFresh Review: We all know that parenthood can be a bit of a juggling act. Especially when you throw work into the mix as well. Hubby and I often find ourselves doing everything on the spur of the moment. Which also includes food shopping and discussion around what we are going to have for dinner. Which usually only occurs to either one of us on the way home from work or on the way to pick the kids up from childcare. That normally results in one of us making a quick dash to the shops grumbling about the fact the other party should have thought about it and done it before now! Sound familiar?

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This is a collaborative post and has been written in conjunction with HelloFresh. We were sent some of their family boxes for the purpose of this review and I was compensated for my time. All words and opinions are my own.

53 Comments

  1. Rebecca

    I love the idea of Hello Fresh, especially for something that all the family can enjoy. I especially love the idea of shopping less, and not being tempted by offers in the supermarket! I usually spend less when I shop online for food and don’t visit the supermarket. Your little ones look like they’re enjoying the food!

  2. Kirsty HF

    I’ve always been against this type of food, but I’m slowly coming round to the idea. Especially when we’re heading into a busy period and want to make sure we’re all eating a balanced meal with out thinking. Very tempted, just need to ensure they can handle my son and husband’s peanut and shellfish allergy! #BloggerClubUK

  3. Helen

    I love the idea of Hello Fresh and keep meaning to give it a go – I wish they did a box to suit both vegetarian and meat eaters because that’s what is stopping me at the moment. The food all looks so delicious 🙂 #BloggerClubUK

  4. Sadie | Be Your Own Example

    These look good. The price puts me off, as I can shop for a family of four for all meals for a whole week for roughly the same, but it might be something worth trying as a treat. Some of those recipes look great but are ones I perhaps wouldn’t try on my own – the coconut rice sounds lush.
    #bloggerclubuk

  5. Briony

    I loved Hello Fresh when I tried it, if anything I got sent too much food. Unfortunately as I’m veggie and my husband is very much not, there weren’t enough recipes that we would both eat #bloggerclubuk

  6. Tracy Nixon

    I have read lots of great reviews of Hello Fresh but have yet to try them myself – they would be great for new mums and dads, especially, who have little time on their hands to shop for meals!

  7. fiona waterworth

    whilst I love the idea of hello fresh, due to the cost of feeding a family these days I am afraid a recipe would turn up that no one would eat and waste money on it

  8. Michelle Kellogg

    I’ve never heard of this meal delivery company but it sounds interesting. It probably wouldn’t work for my family as my youngest is a really picky eater but the food looks delicious! Thanks for hosting #bloggerclubuk

  9. Lyndsey Cooksey

    The young ones look like they are enjoying their food! Great review. I’ve heard about this company before but I do think about the cost and also if it benefits the family… Which it looks like it does lol. I’ll have to have a look round the website x

  10. hayley

    This is such a great idea! Living in Africa I have no choice but to cook from scratch everyday, I find it way more difficult to stick to that when we are visiting Uk as it’s just easier to buy ready made. This is such a great way of getting families eating well again x x #bloggerclubuk

  11. June Lord

    I really need to try this. There is so much unintentional food waste at our house. A lot of it is to do with the fact that I don’t plan ahead when I do the shopping and am often stuck for ideas.

  12. Lorna Ledger

    Really really love the idea of this/these recipe boxes, my only down point would be cost… but, there are a lot of cons, time saving, and helping you to discover together.

  13. Jane Willis

    These look very convenient but I’m very worried about the environmental impact of all that packaging, especially as so much of it is non recyclable. There seem to be a lot of tiny packages of things you would normally buy in a single, larger pack. And that means much more waste per total amount of product. I’m surprised these boxes have caught on at a time when we are meant to be reducing our packaging waste.

  14. Susan B

    I have been meaning to try recipe boxes for some time. The problem with baking from scratch at home using my own recipes is the number of products left in the cupboard for months and years afterwards from which only a teaspoon or tablespoon has been used. Although Hello Fresh and similar boxes seem expensive, at least there is no waste.

  15. sharon stanley

    I hate shopping and as you say you do get tempted to buy extra things when out because they are on offer. I even get offered things and am being told my offer is incomplete when shopping online which soon adds up to a lot more than you would usually spend. HelloFresh sounds like a great idea and I will definitley be looking into incorporating it into our mealtimes.

  16. Kayleigh Watkins

    This sounds ideal for us, there are 5 of us and we end up picking up whatever we fancy for food on the day, we usually end up spending more than we would if we did a weekly shop, I also cook to much so having the ingredients measured out would be perfect too for less waste xx

  17. Rachel Butler

    My friend at work was just telling me about this last week! She has signed up and has been raving about it! Totally something that I’m going to look into! xo

  18. Kev Cannon

    I like the idea of getting a box of ingredients already weighed and prepared but I also love preparing a meal from scratch so I don’t think I would use these. BUT they look great for people who are too busy to shop or don’t have time or the skill to cook from scratch. Excellent review

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