Hi, Hello, & Happy Summer! This post is just a little update on what foods I have been cooking for dinner for the past 3 months. While being pregnant and not really craving my own cooking skills...I had to get creative in the kitchen. I heard of people trying out meal delivery services, but I had never given it much thought. After feeling sick for weeks and finally starting to get my appetite back I decided to try out Hello Fresh. Side note: I was also starving my husband of dinner because I couldn't stand the smell of cooking anything haha so I felt bad!
I signed us up for the Classic Plan of 3 meals a week for 2 people - and I was excited to give it a try! The very first meal I made for us was called Sesame Sriracha Beef Stir Fry - I love stir fry and this meal did not disappoint! Long story short...we were hooked after the first week of meals. It has made cooking dinner so much easier and fun!
HOW IT WORKS:
LOCAL OPTIONS - Garnish & Gather
After using Hello Fresh for a while we decided to test out a local food delivery service to see how it compared. Garnish & Gather is a local Atlanta based food service - They use local farmers to provide the ingredients. They provide delivery or pickup locations. The pickup locations are nice because you are able to reuse packaging and not waste boxes/plastic/ice packs. Our meal from G&G was called Turkey Meatballs & Harissa Sauce Over Artichoke-Herb Orzo with Peas & Feta Crema. It was super delicious and we had no complaints about the meal!
In the end we decided to stick with our Hello Fresh subscription just because it was cheaper. G&G uses more local and organic ingredients which is awesome, but that is why it is a little more expensive. Definitely a great option for Atlanta locals though.
If you'd like to give it a try - Take $10 off with the discount code: AMELIAHAMILTON1
The Hello Fresh delivery meals have been so awesome for our little growing family. It takes the stress out of worrying about what to cook for dinner. I go to the grocery maybe 1x a week instead of 1936584x for little things throughout the week. The meals are delicious and we feel great with the portion sizes they provide. It will also be super convenient to have healthy meals delivered to us once the baby gets here :) Nobody wants a hangry momma!
As of right now - I have been less strict on my RP Strength diet during this pregnancy. I basically try to stay kinda close to my normal meal sizes with extra snacks (lots of fruit, popcorn, & carbs) during the day and then I eat whatever our HelloFresh meal is for dinner at night :) If you'd like to read more about my normal diet - You can find that here
Discount Codes! YAY!
Hello Fresh: $30 off your first order HELLOAPP
Garnish & Gather: AMELIAHAMILTON1
RPStrength Templates: AMELIA10
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