Sun Basket - Meal Kit Review

Sun Basket

Sun Basket is a meal kit delivery service that prides itself on organic & non-GMO ingredients with Paleo, Low Calorie, Gluten-Free, and Vegetarian options.

Diet Friendly

Sun Basket offered tasty recipes (and using organic ingredients) that were vegetarian, paleo, low-calorie, and gluten-free friendly.

  • Weekly meals designed for your diet like Paleo or Lean & Clean (Lower Calorie).
  • Most of the ingredients are organic and non-GMO.
  • While there are 11 meal options, there are only 3 choices for eat diet’s menu.
  • Charges $6/shipping — but is still cheaper than the other diet friendly options.
  • They provide a recipe book of all recipes for the week, but the instructions are more basic and include no step-by-step photos.

Try for Only $34.47

Try Sun Basket’s 2-person, 3-meal plan for only $34.47 (normally $69.47).

Sun Basket Summary

Ordering
Sign Up

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

Recipe Selection

There is one standard menu and five diet-specific speciality menus weekly. The standard menu has 11 options, but there are only 3-4 options that fit each diet.

Delivery Options

Classic Plan requires 3 days per week, while Family Plan offers 2 or 4 days per week.

You can skip any week you want, but you have until Thursday 3pm EST before your next shipment to do it.

Pricing

Individual (2 people)

  • 3 meals/week: starting at $68.94 ($11.49/serving) + $6 shipping

Family (4 people)

  • 2 or 4 meals/week: starting at $79.92 ($9.99/serving) + $6 shipping
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 sorted into labeled paper bags.
  • Meat is kept separately at the bottom of the box.
Ingredient Quality

High quality ingredients. They used mostly organic & non-GMO ingredients.

Recipe Prep
Ingredient Prep

You will frequently need to chop ingredients. Sometimes even use a food processor.

Kitchen Gear

You’ll want a pan, baking sheet, knife, cutting board, and other basic items. Sometimes you will need more advanced items like a food processor.

Additional Ingredients

Have some cooking oil, salt, and pepper.

Cooking
Recipe Clarity

👎 Recipe cards are extremely basic. They do not include photos of the steps. They were much more basic than the other meal kits.

Cook Time

Around 35-40 minutes, depending on the recipe.

Meal
Tastiness

😋 Tasty.

Portion Size

Adequate (but 2 people won’t have leftovers).

Nutrition Info

Full nutrition label provided.

Miscellaneous
Cleanup

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

Customer Service

The box was was missing chicken for one of our meals. They refunded that meal to our original form of payment.

Sun Basket Photos

Unboxing

Gingered Turkey Meatballs in Japanese Mushroom Broth

Mediterranean Beef Kebabs with Pistachio Relish and Cauliflower Mash