Green Chef – Meal Kit Review

Green Chef

Green Chef is a meal kit delivery service with meals designed for your diet – like Gluten Free, Paleo, Vegan, and Vegetarian.

  • Provides weekly meal kits designed to fit specialty diets (Paleo, Vegan, Gluten Free etc.).
  • Each meal plan only offers 3 recipes — so there is no flexibility.
  • Uses mostly organic and non-GMO ingredients and included higher quality protein than most of the other kits we reviewed.
  • Plans are more expensive than most of the other meal kits we reviewed
  • Portion size felt larger than most kits we reviewed, you won’t feel hungry when you’re done eating.

Try for Only $26.98

Try Green Chef’s 2-person, 3-meal plan for only $26.98 (normally $80.94).

Green Chef Summary

Ordering
Sign Up

Straightforward, but you have to enter billing info before picking your menu.

Recipe Selection

There is one standard menu and 6 diet-specific speciality menus weekly. Each menu has 3 options, so there is no flexiblity in the meals.

Delivery Options

They only offer plans with 3 meals per week.

You can skip any week you want, but you have until a week before your next shipment to do it.

Pricing

Omnivore (2 people)

  • 3 meals/week: starting at $71.94 ($11.99/serving)

Carnivore ($13.49/serving), Gluten-Free ($13.49/serving), and Paleo ($14.99/serving) plans are more expensive.

Vegetarian (2 people)

  • 3 meals/week: starting at $62.94 ($10.49/serving)

Vegan ($11.99/serving) plan is more expensive

Cancellation

Cancel by emailing customer support.

Delivery
Speed

First shipment arrives within a week of signup, but you can delay if needed.

Packaging
  • Comes within a box of insulation and ice packs.
  • Ingredients are labeled by color and recipe number. This requires more work to organize.
  • Meat is kept separately at the bottom of the box
Ingredient Quality

🥕 High quality ingredients. They used mostly organic & non-GMO ingredients and higher quality protein like Mary’s Chicken.

Recipe Prep
Ingredient Prep

You will frequently need to chop ingredients.

Kitchen Gear

You’ll want a pan, baking sheet, knife, and other basic items. Nothing fancy needed (like a food processor or lemon zester).

Additional Ingredients

Have some cooking oil, salt, and pepper.

Cooking
Recipe Clarity

Recipe cards are helpful and easy to follow. They include a list of items to pull out of the pantry, as well as photos of each step.

Cook Time

Around 35-40 minutes, depending on the recipe.

Meal
Tastiness

Ordinary.

Portion Size

🐳 Above average (one recipe had leftovers).

Nutrition Info

Calories.

Miscellaneous
Cleanup

Usually a pan, baking sheet, knife, cutting board, and bowl.

Customer Service

Green Chef Photos

Unboxing

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