0

A Frugal Girls Review of HelloFresh

This post is sponsored by Hello Fresh. Thank you so much for supporting Pennies Into Pearls by using my links. Xoxo!

Who wants a giant package full of healthy and delicious food delivered right to your front door?

Who doesn’t want to think about what to make for dinner?

Who is ready to have someone do all the hard work for you

Wrap all those things up into one cute white and green box and you have successfully described my experience with my first try of HelloFresh!

Coming from a woman who doesn’t spend more than $5 PER MEAL, this is my opinion if a meal delivery service offers any savings. Here are 3 surprising ways they save you money!

I’m kinda a meal planning nerd so this was right up my alley! See all my monthly meal plans here.

It couldn’t have come at a more perfect time. A “simple” office makeover has transformed into an endless list of DIY projects. (I’ll totally be sharing all the tutorials in the coming weeks! Get sneak peeks on my IG stories!!)

Not that I’m complaining because I am actually having a blast doing it all. But let’s face it. If it weren’t for my heaven sent box full of three healthy meals, my family would have eaten frozen chicken nuggets every night this week!

What is HelloFresh?

HelloFresh is a meal delivery service that sends you packaged meal kits to help you get a fresh homemade meal on the table for your family in the easiest most fun way possible!

Keep reading to get $30 off your first box!

My Favorite Perks of HelloFresh

  • Saves you time in THREE areas of your life. First meal planning, second grocery shopping, and third food preparation.
  • Meals ready in 30 minutes
  • Pause, change, or cancel your subscription any time from your computer or phone
  • Simple recipes that taste gourmet
  • Delivered any day of the week you choose
  • Customized plans based off your dietary preferences, schedule, and household size
  • They create a meal plan based off your preferences or you have the flexibility to choose meals for the week

What Came in my First Box

Every single meal was super easy to make and tasted like it was created by someone extremely more qualified than me!

Coming from a woman who doesn’t spend more than $5 PER MEAL, this is my opinion if a meal delivery service offers any savings. Here are 3 surprising ways they save you money!

Coming from a woman who doesn’t spend more than $5 PER MEAL, this is my opinion if a meal delivery service offers any savings. Here are 3 surprising ways they save you money!

Coming from a woman who doesn’t spend more than $5 PER MEAL, this is my opinion if a meal delivery service offers any savings. Here are 3 surprising ways they save you money!

3 Occasions I Will Order Hello Fresh Again to Save Money!

1.I most definitely will be ordering next time we come home from out of town. You can schedule when you want your box delivered! Imagine coming home from a trip to an empty fridge and a kitchen full of hangry kids…

Or imagine coming home after an exhausting day of travel to a package         sitting on your porch full of healthy and fresh ingredients. In just a few       minutes you could have a homemade meal ready for your family!

2.If you find yourself on my Christmas list, a starving college student, or maybe your one of my dear friends and just welcomed a sweet baby into your life. You might find your own package full of stress relief waiting on your porch. Hello Fresh automatically puts you to the top of anyone’s “favorite list” when you send it as a gift.

3.Keep things toasty on your next date with a romantic night-in with hubby! Because Hello Fresh keeps things simple yet elegant, it’s the perfect set-up for date night! With easy to follow recipes, it leaves plenty of room in the kitchen for conversation and the flirtful reach for the zester!

 

What’s the Cost?

It’s a splurge. I’m not going to beat around the bush on this one. Prices start around $4.99 per serving if you use my coupon code below. As a frugal girl who on average spends about $5 per meal to feed the entire family, I went into this experiment very hesitant.

And… quickly fell in love and started to consult my budget and calendar to see when I could place my next order!

If you follow me on Instagram you are probably all too familiar with my stance on price versus value. You need to be putting value on your time and experiences. Yes, it works out to cost more then I normally would spend on a meal at home.

Keeping in mind my suggestions of when to order your meal box, compare the price of going through the drive through for a family of four (easily $30-$40) to the cost of one meal with HelloFresh ($25-$30 with my coupon code). But with HelloFresh you don’t have to feel guilty about what you are feeding your family!

The convenience, the fun, and the thoughtfulness that goes into this occasional splurge is worth it in my book. Just remember to budget it in before you spend!

Bonus!

If you are interested in trying out Hello Fresh for the first time, use the my link and the code: PENNIES30 and you will get $30 off your first box! Making the opportunity to give it a try irresistible!

Click here to give Hello Fresh the ultimate taste test!

Thanks for stopping in and I will talk to you soon! xoxo

Don't wait another second to start saving thousands!

Sign up below to get your FREE Meal Planning on a Budget Toolkit!

sig

You Might Also Like

No Comments

Leave a Reply