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5 Reasons Why We Love Blue Apron

If you have been following along my blog, you already knew I partnered with Blue Apron. If not and you wanted to know my first experience with them read it here . Without further introduction, here are the reasons why we love Blue Apron .

1. Convenient – I enjoy cooking but I don’t like grocery shopping and sometimes meal planning is so tasking especially when you have so many things going on in your head. There were times when Steve and I spend atleast a half hour just trying to figure out what to eat or what to make for dinner. If we can’t figure something out, we spend another half hour again figuring out where to eat and what each of us have a taste for. It gets kinda stressful and frustrating sometimes and the result ? We end up opening a box of cereal for dinner. That’s why it is always important for me to do a weekly meal plan and with Blue Apron, meal planning and grocery shopping is convenient and stress free. You get to pick which menu/recipes you want for that week, they gather the ingredients for each recipes and delivered to your door, sealed and fresh. For me, there is nothing more convenient opening a box filled with fresh ingredients and all organized accordingly.

2. Fresh Ingredients – I am not a good shopper sometimes when it comes to produce, call me stupid but sometimes I didn’t realize I picked out a tomato that is going to get over ripe in a couple days. Blue Apron sent me ingredients and spices that are good quality and fresh. My meats are all organic, lean and good quality.

3. Delicious meals made from scratch –  I love the way they compose their recipe catalog .The instructions is very detailed down to a T , very organized and it has pictures. So, it is really easy to follow them. Their meals and recipes are curated by chefs and it is always different every week. I have to say this Enchilada recipe is delicious. It is kind of on a spicy side but you can tone that down by just using a little jalapeno or even not at all, it would still taste delicious. I think the major kick ass here that gives that flavor is the mixture of the roasted tomatillos and onions being sauteed together.

4. Get us to try new recipes of different cuisines and cooking techniques – Every week Blue Apron have new recipes, probably some of them you haven’t tried or heard before. If you are adventurous, they have a lot of selections of different cuisines but they also have a selection comfort food or the common food that most Americans eat.

5. Waste less ingredients – The ingredients are properly portioned sized according to each recipes. There were so many times, I bought ingredients for a certain recipe that I end up throwing the rest of it because it can’t be use anymore or sometimes I don’t feel like cooking the same kind. It turned bad in the fridge that I have to get rid of it. It was such a waste and I hate it because that’s money down the drain.

Those are the reasons why we love Blue Apron and ofcourse, we wanted to try  them again!

To wrap up this post, I’m giving you guys 3 free meals courtesy of Blue Apron! Yes it’s free! So, redeem your free meals HERE now.

I’m sure you will enjoy it.

*this is a sponsored post by Blue Apron, as usual all opinions are mine.

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  • Reply Cristina

    I never tried this kind of service. I am quite paranoid and I have to touch my food before buying it.

    February 18, 2017 at 12:58 pm
  • Reply Tara

    This looks so good. I have been wanting to try it. I guess it could be pizza night for my kids! 😉

    February 21, 2017 at 4:34 am
  • Reply beth

    I haven’t tried them, but I know a lot of people love it! Thanks for the tips!

    February 23, 2017 at 2:20 pm
  • Reply Ashley Stephenson

    My dad recently just tried Hello Fresh and he loves it!! We are thinking of going in together and getting 2 meals each because the minimum is 3 meals per week! I can’t wait to try it!

    February 23, 2017 at 2:22 pm
  • Reply Lisa

    I have been wanting to try this for the longest time. You may have convinced me to go ahead and do it now.

    February 23, 2017 at 3:06 pm
  • Reply Tineke - workingmommyabroad

    Such a convenient service!

    February 23, 2017 at 3:35 pm
  • Reply Belle

    Looks like this is a great service. I have to look into this.

    Belle | One Awesome Momma

    February 23, 2017 at 4:21 pm
  • Reply Kim

    I have seen many of these services on FB and other sites. It seems like a great idea for just the reasons you posted. I’m not sure, however, if it is cost effective. I may give those 3 free meals a try…thanks.

    February 23, 2017 at 5:01 pm
  • Reply Quin Kelly

    This looks yummy!

    February 23, 2017 at 6:03 pm
  • Reply Quin Kelly

    This looks delicious! I’ll have to try it!

    February 23, 2017 at 6:04 pm
  • Reply Carolyn

    I would love to use Blue Apron. I wonder if I could get my kids to like it.

    February 24, 2017 at 2:01 am
  • Reply Amber Myers

    I enjoy them too! My friend tried them out and invited me to dinner and I was so impressed with all the flavors.

    February 24, 2017 at 2:31 am
  • Reply Annemarie LeBlanc

    What an awesome service to try. I love that the ingredients are very well proportioned. Less waste, more taste. I’ll have to check out Blue Apron soon

    February 24, 2017 at 3:37 am
  • Reply Anne Yedlin

    I’ve talked to my husband about trying the home meal delivery service but with 6 people in the house, it would be quite expensive after a while. It does look fantastic though.

    February 24, 2017 at 4:43 am
  • Reply tara pittman

    I love meal kits for new ideas for dinner. Do they have vegetarian options?

    February 24, 2017 at 5:08 am
  • Reply Sarah-Louise Bailey

    It was such a great idea that the recipe and the fresh ingredients were all in 1 box. There is a lot of times that I really don’t know what to cook for dinner, Blue Apron could be a great alternative.

    February 24, 2017 at 9:35 am
  • Reply Joanna

    I have never tried a food subscription service before. It’s great that you get the exact quantity of ingredients and you don’t end up wasting food.

    February 24, 2017 at 1:51 pm
  • Reply kirstin morabito

    This post really sealed the deal on why I need to try it!

    February 24, 2017 at 6:08 pm
  • Reply Rochelle

    I’ve always wanted to try this, but always worried it wouldn’t be cost-effective or filling enough for our family of 5…

    February 24, 2017 at 6:17 pm
  • Reply Corey | The Nostalgia Diaries

    Seems like it would be such a great time saver. Those tacos look delicious!

    February 24, 2017 at 8:24 pm
  • Reply Erin Ruoff

    I’ve been meaning to try them! Looks delish!

    February 24, 2017 at 8:31 pm
  • Reply Tiffany

    I love Blue Apron, too! It’s so fun to try unique recipes that I wouldn’t have otherwise thought of!

    February 24, 2017 at 10:55 pm
  • Reply Joely Smith

    We subscribed for a very long time and absolutely LOVED it! We stopped our subscription to save money but you know what … we spend more at the store! We need to get back to this!

    February 24, 2017 at 11:04 pm
  • Reply Emma

    We have something similar in the UK called Hello Fresh – I love it as it’s teaching my kitchen-phobic boyfriend how to cook. Even he can follow the recipes and he’s rubbish in the kitchen. Every week I get one dinner cooked for me now!

    February 25, 2017 at 12:58 am
  • Reply Jocelyn @ Hip Mama's Place

    Those are some really great reasons to love Blue Apron! It is definitely a service that I need to try.

    February 25, 2017 at 5:48 am
  • Reply Donnabeth

    I hope we have this kind if service in our country too. It sounds so convenient.

    February 25, 2017 at 7:59 am
  • Reply Anna

    What a great service I need to try this!

    February 25, 2017 at 2:28 pm
  • Reply Echo

    This looks so good! I have always wanted to try a company like Blue Apron. Their recipes always look delicious and the food always looks fresh!

    February 25, 2017 at 5:35 pm
  • Reply Erin

    Out of all of the food delivery services, Blue Apron is by far my favorite! I’ve never had anything but excellent products sent – never a bruised tomato or funky looking meat. If I could afford it, I’d definitely get it continually!

    February 26, 2017 at 12:22 am
  • Reply Elizabeth O

    I think it’s an awesome service. I love cooking but it’s not always convenient to drive to grocery to pick up ingredients. This is a really awesome way to prepare dinner without having to run to the store. Perfect for busy nights.

    February 26, 2017 at 7:03 am
  • Reply Katy {ashadeofteal}

    I’ve been wanting to try Blue Apron for some time now. I’ve been hesitant since I don’t know anyone who has used them, but I love seeing your review.

    February 26, 2017 at 6:12 pm
  • Reply Coralie

    I haven’t tried them before but have heard great things!! I need to do this. I love cooking and trying new recipes and this looks like a great way to do it.

    February 27, 2017 at 12:49 am
  • Reply Kristen from The Road to Domestication

    I’ve SO been wanting to try Blue Apron! This review might be just what I needed to finally do it!!!

    February 27, 2017 at 2:52 am
  • Reply Kathy

    I’ve heard so many great things about Blue Apron. I would love to give them a try too. All this food looks so good and healthy.

    February 28, 2017 at 1:05 am
  • Reply Kusum

    Oh yes, absolutely love Blue Apron! They have some really unique dishes too and they always come out tasting great.

    xx, Kusum |

    February 28, 2017 at 12:45 pm
  • Reply Anosa

    Thank you for the tips! I never tried it yet and I guess I need to give it a try.

    February 28, 2017 at 3:33 pm
  • Reply Misty Dawn Nelson

    This is the first time that i heard about the blue apron and so interesting for me, looks that they have a good service too.

    March 1, 2017 at 11:08 am
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