Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Amazon Snack Sample Box - May 2016


Amazon's Snack Foods Sample Box


If you haven't heard about Amazon's Sample Box offers for May, you really should check them out. On the 16th they offered the following sample boxes: Snack Foods, Snack Bar, Suds, Men's Grooming, Women's Skin & Oral Care, Sports Nutrition, Women's Makeup & Hair Care, Cookie, Energy Drink, Protein Bar and Amoretti Syrup. They range in price from $4.99 to $19.99 and the money spent is added to your account seven days after the box is shipped. You can use the store credit on the items that were sampled in the box, so the samples land up being free! After seven days, the credit will show up at checkout after you place one of those items in your cart. They will email you when the credit is available to use. Included in the $4.99 Snack Food Sample Box were the following products:
  1. Angie's Boomchickapop Sweet & Salty Kettle Corn, 1 oz, 140 Calories 
  2. G.H. Cretor's Popcorn Chicago Mix, 1.5 oz, 210 Calories
  3. Stacy's Pita Chips in Cinnamon Sugar, 1.5 oz, 200 Calories
  4. Annie's Organic Cheddar Bunnies, 1 oz, 140 Calories 
  5. Van's Simply Delicious, Say Cheese! Crackers, 1 oz, 140 Calories
  6. Snyder's of Hanover Pretzel Sticks, .92 oz, 100 Calories
I have sampled both Angie's Boomchickapop and G.H. Creator's Popcorn Chicago Mix at Costco. I really like the taste of both of them, but Kettle Corn is too sugary for my diet. So a sample bag is the perfect little treat. I have purchased the other version of Angie's Boomchickapop which is sea salt popcorn and it was really tasty. I love Stacy's Pita Chips with hummus and we have purchased them many times over the years, but I had not tried the Cinnamon Sugar type before. Again, I avoid sugar, so that's not something I would purchase. My favorite Stacy's product is their Pretzel Bread Chips that were available at Costco many years back. Annie's Cheddar Bunnies are pretty good, but on the sour side. I prefer the Back to Nature or Late July brands available at Vitacost. Van's Simply Delicious Crackers were very tasty but tasted a bit earthy. Again, I prefer the Back to Nature or Late July brand. Those brands are healthy but don't taste that way. If you haven't tried the Late July or Back to Nature organic brands you must give them a try. They have a very large selection at Vitacost.com and some of the them are available at Whole Foods. Snyder's of Hanover Pretzel Sticks are ok, but I prefer Rold Gold which are more salty and have a butter flavor. Also, a healthier version is Snack Factory Pretzel Crisps which can be found and sometimes sampled at Costco and are available at Vitacost. This was a fun snack box, I recommend it if you are a snacker. I plan to use my $4.99 credit on Angie's Sea Salt Popcorn. Stay tuned for a review of the Snack Bar, Suds and Men's Grooming boxes. Most of the sample boxes are sold out, but a couple of them have come back in stock, so you may want to check back. Also, I'm guessing they may have more in the future since they have had some in the past a couple of times now.

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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Green Blender 3rd Delivery & 20% Off Coupon


Rambutan Lavender Lemonade


Ingredients (click on photos to enlarge)


Creamy Orange Rhubarb


Pineapple Charcoal Detox


Ingredients


Green Garbanzo


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Key Lime Pie & Free Metal Straw


Ingredients


This is a review of a weekly, organic smoothie subscription box called Green Blender for $49. It includes five recipes and all the necessary ingredients to make two servings of five different smoothies. Save $20 a month by paying for four boxes (1 month) in advance for $176. Save $120 by paying for twelve boxes (3 months) in advance for $468. Price per smoothie ranges from $3.90 to $4.90 depending on which of the three plans you subscribe to. 

This is our third week of smoothies and we are really enjoying these healthy ingredients and yummy recipes. I can't believe we are already done with our fourth week of smoothies. It's gone by so fast that I'm behind on my reviews. In this box they sent us two complimentary, reusable metal straws. That was a nice surprise. The calorie range this week was from 85 to 185. I used our Blentec blender to make all five smoothies shown above. Somehow I managed to forget to take a photo of the ingredients for the Creamy Orange Rhubarb, but the rest are shown above. My favorite recipe for the week is the Rambutan Lavender Lemonade, it was scrumptious. What I do when the box arrives is separate all the ingredients by recipe and place them in five green bags. I saved the green bags from my Plated subscription box and reuse them. I look at all five recipes' ingredients and decide the order in which I will make them based on their ripeness. If the produce is ready eat, I'll make that the first recipe and if something needs more time to ripen, I'll make that the last recipe. I number them on my recipe card and place the green bags in order in the refrigerator. I also leave unripe produce out on the counter to ripen while those that are ripe go in the refrigerator. Once I had a very ripe banana I wasn't able to use right away, so I peeled it and put it in the freezer. Organizing the produce as soon as the box arrives makes it easier and faster to make a smoothie in the morning when I'm grumpy and hungry. I find it's very easy to make these smoothies part of my breakfast routine since it takes very little time to make them when you organize them in advance. If you wanted to cut down on that time even more, you could wash all the produce in advance too.

Rambutan Lavender Lemonade

Oh me oh my, this was so incredibly delicious. It makes my mouth water just thinking about it. I absolutely love lavender in my drinks, so I couldn't wait to make this one. Ingredients are zucchini, honeydew, grapes, rambutan, lemon, lavender, maqui berry, water and ice. That was the first time I had eaten rambutan and they are quite strange looking. You'll need to cut them open and pull out the center and then remove the pit in the center of the clear fruit. I hope we get these again since these not available at our local grocery stores. This one had only 85 calories! So low in calories yet such a strong awesome flavor! I plan to make this one again, but I'll have to skip the rambutan since I can't find them locally. This recipe offers calming, immune boosting and detox benefits. Hubby & I both gave this recipe five out of five stars.

Creamy Orange Rhubarb

Hubby gave this one four out of five stars and I gave it three. I think it would have been better with the use of coconut water instead of water so it had more flavor. We had to share the can of coconut milk with two other recipes this week. So be sure to carefully look at the ingredient list in case you need to save some for another recipe. This one had 185 calories and it offers energy, beauty and immune boosting benefits. I accidentally forgot to take a picture of the ingredients, I must have been in a rush that morning to get everything separated, bagged and placed in the refrigerator. It included carrots, orange, rhubarb, maple syrup, almonds, coconut milk, water and ice.

Pineapple Charcoal Detox

I gave this recipe three out of five stars. I had never tried a smoothie with charcoal in it before, so that was very exciting to try. I think this one would have been better with the addition of some coconut water instead of just two tablespoons of coconut milk. This one had baby kale, pineapple, apple, flaxseed, activated charcoal, coconut milk, water and ice. It had 139 calories and it offers energy, detox and immune boosting benefits.

Green Garbanzo

This one included spinach, pear, cucumber, lemon, mint, garbanzo beans, hempseed, water and ice. The lemon was shared with one of the other recipes, so be sure to read the ingredient list prior to adding them to the blender in case you need to save some. I was a bit nervous about drinking a smoothie with garbanzo beans, but it was actually tasty. It caused gas and burping for a couple of hours though. One would think that the mint would have kept that from happening, but I do have a sensitive stomach. This one had 176 calories and it offers protein, energy, detox and immune boosting benefits.

Key Lime Pie

Who doesn't love key lime pie! I just knew I would enjoy this one for sure and I gave it four out of five stars. It included spring mix, bananas, key limes, mulberries, spirulina, coconut milk, water and ice. The bananas were wonderfully sweet, the key limes were full of flavor and the mulberries and coconut milk added more sweetness. It was a nice low calorie, healthy dessert. I had never tasted mulberries before, so I saved one of them to eat by itself. They are very sweet and they have a gummy texture in the middle. This recipe had 175 calories and it offers beauty, immune boosting and anti-inflammatory benefits. Definitely a smoothie worth repeating especially for those sweet tooth cravings.

It was another enjoyable week of smoothies. I just finished our forth week of smoothies today, so stay tuned for that review. We are expecting our 5th box on Thursday and it will include the following recipes:
  1. Green Apple Spice Protein
  2. Creamy Blueberry
  3. Ginger Rhubarb Cider
  4. Mini Pepper Popper
  5. Mangosteen Morning
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Monday, May 23, 2016

Birchbox Review - May 2016


Let's Take This Party Outside, Shall We?


This is my 21st review of a monthly cosmetics subscription box called Birchbox. The one item I chose was the 3-Minute Peel, but I also had the choice of the mystery box or the Naturally Radiant Box. The retail value of this box is $31.33 and I paid $10. $5 of store credit will be added to my account after I review the samples online. In my May box I received the following products:
  1. Real Chemistry - Luminous 3-Minute Peel, .5 fl. oz. $7.50 retail value
  2. Parlor by Jeff Chastain - Moisturizing Sea Salt Spray, 1 fl. oz. $4.89 value
  3. Model Co - Lip Lacquer in Crème Brûlée, .05 fl. oz. $5.33 value
  4. W3LL PEOPLE - Bio Correct Multi-Action Concealer in Light, 4 ml $12.16 value
  5. Supergoop! - Everyday SPF 50 with Cellular Response Technology, .34 fl. oz. $1.45 value
I tried the 3-Minute Peel and it smoothed my skin a bit, but three minutes seems like a long time to have to massage it. I was thinking it was a mask that you peel off not a scrub. By "peel" they mean it peels the dead skin off. I find other scrubs work faster and their ingredients are better. So while it worked, I'm not a fan due to the time it takes. It's strange to receive a package that is only half full. The retail price on it says $7.50. That's just a crazy price for only half and ounce of product! I'm very happy to receive a sea salt spray in my box since I love to use them in the summer. I haven't tried this one yet because we are having unseasonably cool weather right now and since you have to have damp hair and let it air dry, I prefer using it in warmer weather. We will be going from the 60's into the 90's in a couple of days so I'll be trying it out this weekend. Oh yuck, yuck, yuck on the Model Co Lip Lacquer. It's the most awful shade, it's the shade of foundation! Who wants their lips to blend into their face and look dead! It also has a greasy feel to it. This is the brand that caused me to cancel Ipsy since it showed up so often and the quality is so low. The concealer they sent me in light is far from light enough for my extremely fair skin, so it's useless for me. It also make my wrinkles look worse, it's horrible and wow is it expensive. I really wish they would stop sending me sunscreen samples since I avoid direct sunlight as much as possible and my foundation already has SPF in it. In conclusion, this box wasn't great and I found it very disappointing. While the retail value is good, the last one was much nicer since it had higher end brands that I enjoy. For me the only exciting product is the sea salt spray. If you are a subscriber, did you like your May box? If not, why haven't you given this $10 monthly subscription box a try?

Check out what I received in some of my previous boxes:


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Saturday, May 21, 2016

Play! by Sephora Subscription Box Review - May 2016



The Forces of Nature - Earth to Beauty


This is a review of my first box from a new monthly subscription box from Sephora called Play! by Sephora for only $10 including shipping. The retail value of the May box is $35.21, bargain! The first subscribers were chosen by Sephora based on their location. They finally opened the waiting list after many anxious months of waiting. Included in May's box were the following products:
  1. Origins - Maskimizer, Clear Improvement Mask and Drink Up Intensive Mask, .05 fl. oz., .1 fl. oz, .1 fl. oz., $.34, $.76, $.76 retail value
  2. Tarte - Tarteist Lip Crayon in Latergram, .04 grams, $1.80 value
  3. Atelier Cologne - Orange Sanguine, .05 fl. oz. approximate, $1.81
  4. Korres - Wild Rose Sleeping Facial, .34 fl. oz., $12.08 value
  5. Bite Beauty - Amuse Bouche in Kimchi Lipstick, .05 fl. oz., $8.66 value
  6. Briogeo - Don't Despair, Repair! Deep Conditioning Mask, 1 oz, $9 value
  7. Beauty Insider Points - 50 points if you visit a Sephora store & make a purchase with your Play! Pass card (100 points is worth one deluxe sample)
  8. Cosmetics Bag - black ribbon drawstring bag that says "Let's beauty together"
I love the Origins brand and I already have a deluxe sample of the Clear Improvement Mask which is made with charcoal. Charcoal masks are very popular right now and they work very well. I love using them and their results. This one deeply purifies, draws out impurities and unclogs pores. The Drink Up Intensive Mask is an overnight mask which is suppose to be hydrating. The Maskimizer is a mist to use prior to applying masks to optimize the mask experience. It's made of marine algae complex, interesting. The Tarte Lip Crayon is for priming and lining which has Vitamin E and mineral pigments for long lasting color and to help sooth the skin. It's really narrow, I shall give it a try soon. I don't usually take the time to line my lips nor want to spend more money when I can just use the lipstick on it's own. I've received a sample of Atelier Cologne from Sephora before and while it's pleasant it's not my cup of tea. Notes are blood orange, bitter orange, jasmine, amber woods, tonka beans and sandalwood. It smells masculine to me so I'm not a fan. It must be the amber woods and tonic beans that I don't like since I like the rest of the notes. The Korres Sleeping Facial is a lightweight overnight facial treatment that melts into the skin to brighten and moisturize with wild rose oil. It includes Vitamin C for helping even skin tone and visibly improve fine lines and it's made in Greece. It smells so good, love it. I really like the Korres line since I find it to be a high quality brand. I look forward to trying the mask tonight, if I can remember. I've always wanted to try Bite Beauty Lipstick since so many ladies rave about it. It's made with natural food grade and organic ingredients which makes total sense since some of the lipstick lands up in your mouth. I wish all lipsticks were healthy like this one. This particular one has coconut oil which has anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and hydrating properties. Also, it has pomegranate oil to moisturize and protect from environmental damage with antioxidants. It feels very moisturizing and it's a bright fuchsia color. It has just a bit of shine, it's not glossy nor matte. I've never heard of the Briogeo brand before. I look forward to trying it. It has argan oil and avocado oil and argan oil is very popular these days. I recently saw a tv show that explained how argan oil is made and I was shocked. This type of tree is only found in Morocco and they allow many goats to climb them and eat the nuts. After the goat processes it and defacates they retrieve the nuts and process it!?! Yep, crazy, eh! Check out this video from CBS Sunday Morning, one of my favorite tv shows:


Quite strange, eh?!? One would think this was an April Fools' joke, but it's not. Yeah, I love argan oil, but now each time I use it I think of this video. Check out this video from Sephora which tells you all about the products in the May box:



I'm really enjoying my first box from Sephora and I'm certainly looking forward to receiving the next one. I think their box has the best value since they only include premium brands. I love shopping at Sephora, do you? Check out my Subscription Box Pinterest Board to see what other subscription boxes I've subscribed to. Simply click on the photo of the one that interests you and it will take you to the matching blog post to find out all about it. Also, don't forget to enter my current giveaway which is usually found in my list of top ten posts over on the right side of this blog or click here.

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Thursday, May 19, 2016

Giveaway & Green Blender 2nd Delivery Review


Green Almond Zest


Ingredients (click on photos to enlarge)


Orange Amla Colada


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Strawberry Custard


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Cilantro Citrus Cantaloupe


Ingredients


Sweet & Sour Beet


Ingredients


This is a review of our 2nd delivery from a weekly, organic food subscription box called Green Blender for $49. It includes five recipes and all the necessary ingredients to make two servings of five different smoothies. Save $20 a month by paying for four boxes (1 month) in advance for $176. Save $120 by paying for twelve boxes (3 months) in advance for $468. Price per smoothie ranges from $3.90 to $4.90 depending on which of the three plans you subscribe to. Out of the five recipes I gave one recipe four out of five stars, three recipes three out of five stars and one recipe one star. Calories ranged from 74-275. I used our Vitamix for some of them and the rest I used our new Blendtec that just arrived. Our Vitamix is acting up again and the warranty doesn't cover it's current issue. I highly recommend the Blendtec over the Vitamix, it's works so much faster and no need to use a tamper!

Green Almond Zest

I gave this recipe three out of five stars. It featured spinach, apple rhubarb, green almonds, almonds and hemp seeds. It mostly tasted like apple. I had never seen green almonds before and they were quite interesting. I had wished I had tasted the rhubarb, but I didn't. This recipe offers energy, immune boosting and it's low in calories. It had 110 calories.

Orange Amla Colada

I gave this recipe three out of five stars. It included collard greens, banana, orange, pineapple, shredded coconut and amia berry. It had a strong banana flavor with a slight taste of the pineapple or orange. It offers immune boosting and beauty benefits and it's low in calories at 147.

Strawberry Custard

We gave this recipe three out of five stars. It included yellow squash, strawberries, cashews, oats, cinnamon, goji berries and rice milk. It tasted mostly like strawberries and it really needed some honey since it wasn't very sweet. It offers energy, beauty and calming properties. 

Cilantro Citrus Cantaloupe

I gave this recipe four out of five stars, it was my favorite recipe for the week. I really enjoyed the strong flavor of the pear and cilantro. It had swiss chard, cantaloupe, pear, cilantro, lime and chia seeds. It offers detox, immune boosting and it's low in calories coming in at only 74 calories. Wow, so yummy and yet so low in calories!

Sweet & Sour Beet

I put this recipe off till last since I really dislike beets. As I suspected, I really disliked this smoothie and gave it only one out of five stars though I still drank it all since I don't like to waste food. It had beets, grapes, kumquats, ginger, maqui berry and walnuts. The beets were bitter and it needed sweeter. It offers detox, immune boosting and beauty benefits. Note that beets will make your urine a beet color which can be disturbing if you don't know in advance that will happen. It had 165 calories.

It was another enjoyable week of smoothies except for one. I'm enjoying this service so much that I changed from the Fresh Start Plan (weekly payments) to the Monthly Challenge Plan (pay for four boxes in advance). I'm saving $20 by switching to the Monthly Challenge Plan. The next box includes the following smoothies:
  1. Rambutan Lavender Lemonade
  2. Pineapple Charcoal Detox
  3. Green Garbanzo
  4. Key Lime Pie
  5. Creamy Orange Rhubarb
Stay tuned for my next review! I have also reviewed Blue ApronGreen ChefHello FreshHome ChefPlated, Sun Basket and Terra's Kitchen. Be sure to check out my reviews before you leave. Stay tuned for my review of Marley Spoon. Now it's time for another GIVEAWAY:

The winner must be over 18 years old, have never subscribed to Green Blender, provide me with their name and email address to give to Green Blender, provide Green Blender their credit card number in case they want to continue with the service past the first box and live in the following areas: most parts of Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Connecticut, California, Delaware, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Nevada, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Vermont, Washington DC, Wisconsin, West Virginia. Winner will be sent an email from Green Blender and simply need to click on the link to redeem their free Green Blender box online. To cancel future shipments, email them (support@greenblender.com) or to skip future shipments select account, then delivery schedule, click on send to change it to "skip". The box is shipped via FedEx and arrives at your doorstep on Thursday.
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Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Green Chef 2nd Delivery & Four FREE Organic Meals


Seared Tuna Provençal, Sauce Gribiche & Roasted Veggie Panzanella Salad



Ingredients (click on photos to enlarge)



Indian Spiced Steak, Sautéed Chard, Tomatoes & Fennel and Spiced Rice



Ingredients



Chicken Market Salad, Potatoes, Corn, Lima Beans & Goat Cheese Dressing



Ingredients


This is a review of our 2nd shipment from a weekly, organic food subscription box called Green Chef. This box cost $89.94 and it included three recipes for two people. I upgraded from the Omnivore box that we received in our 1st box to the Carnivore box. Omnivore is $11.99 a serving which includes two meat recipes and one vegetarian and Carnivore is $13.49 which includes two meat and one fish recipe. They also offer Vegetarian for $10.49, Gluten Free for $13.49 and Paleo for $14.99. I'm very impressed with the quality of the ingredients and the fact that nothing has been missing from the boxes. Calories this week ranged from 691 to 786 and included one tuna, one steak and one chicken recipe. Preparation time ranged from 25 to 40 minutes. Sauces and dressings were prepared by Green Chef and some vegetables were chopped for us to save us time. In addition, the chicken was pre-marinaded to increase flavor. We rated two recipes five out of five stars and one recipe received four stars.

Seared Tuna Provençal, Sauce Gribiche & Roasted Veggie Panzanella Salad

I've never had tuna of this high quality before, so I was delighted by it's texture and flavor. Usually I'm not crazy about tuna steaks and prefer it out of a can due to it it's texture and being so dry and most importantly it being so pricey. Not in this case, they sent us yellowfin tuna steaks and they were scrumptious. The tuna gets five stars, but the side dish gets three, so we gave this recipe four out of five stars. The side dish had too much bread and not enough vegetables. We prefer bread and butter than croutons, so we should have done that instead of what the recipe called for. We just didn't care for the mix of croutons with the vegetables. The gribiche topping on the tuna was very unusual. It had eggs, cornichons, parsley and the base sauce they made for us. Neither of us had ever had anything like it before. It was tasty, but not my favorite for the week. This recipe had 691 calories and it look a bit longer than the 25 minutes the recipe indicated. It was a very filling and generous portion.

Indian Spiced Steak, Sautéed Chard, Tomatoes & Fennel and Spiced Rice

Wow, this recipe was so incredible! It had three delicious flavors going on and it was a flavor sensation! It made us feel like we were dining in a five star restaurant, so we gave this one five out of five stars. This reminds me of one of the recipes from our 1st box where there were three unique flavors on one plate, so it's like having three meals in one. Out of the three, my favorite was the roasted cauliflower, peas, chard stems and garam masala sprouted rice combination. The texture and flavor were heavenly and yet so healthy. My second favorite was the spiced Greek yogurt marinated steak. The third flavorite was the tomatoes, chard and fennel with herb citrus vinaigrette. There was so much going on and it was a delight to taste all three. Hubby didn't have any issues cooking it, but he did have a lot of multitasking with several pots and pans being used at the same time. This recipe was suppose to take forty minutes, but it took a bit longer. It was worth the time for the reward of the incredible flavor! Our house smelled so good! I'm getting very hungry just thinking about this wonderful recipe. This was our favorite recipe for the week. It had 782 calories and it was a generous and filling portion.

Chicken Market Salad, Potatoes, Corn, Lima Beans & Goat Cheese Dressing

Hubby gave this recipe five out of five stars and I gave it four. It was unlike anything we had before. The unique combination of ingredients were incredibly delightful. Who would think to put baby kale, red potatoes, corn, lima beans, celery, red onion, radishes, chicken, tarragon, parsley and sunflower seeds together! We really loved the goat cheese dressing they prepared for us. It was light yet full of flavor. I love how they marinated the chicken for us in advance. They used a fennel herb marinade on the chicken that was delicious. They also cut the onion and celery up for us. All of these help to decrease prep time and it's much appreciated. This recipe took a bit longer than the thirty minutes indicated to prepare, but Hubby didn't mind because he said it was fun to cook. It had 786 calories and it was a very generous portion. I could have easily saved part of it for a snack or a small lunch, but it was too late when I determined that, so I went ahead and enjoyed it in entirety.

It was a very enjoyable week of recipes yet again. I really enjoy their pre-made sauces & dressings and I really appreciate that they marinaded the chicken in advance for us. Marinades really need as much time as you can provide them to increase the flavor. That was always one of my complaints with their competition, that they wouldn't let us know to marinade in advance or do it for us. I'm really enjoying receiving high quality organic ingredients each week with not one single item missing. The competition tends to have at least one or two issues each week, either produce that went bad during shipping or something missing. Green Chef uses enough ice packs to ensure that even seafood arrives at the proper temperature in the heat here in the south. It's such a relief to not have to go out and shop for a missing or damaged ingredient and have to complain to get a store credit, not to mention the joy of receiving all organic ingredients. I'm very impressed with Green Chef! They are at the top of our list as our favorite food subscription service. I can't wait to get box number three! So which of the above recipes looks most appetizing to you?

If you would like to give Green Chef a try, be sure to use my link below so that your first four meals are free! Check out my review of our 1st Green Chef delivery also. In addition, check out my reviews of Blue ApronGreen BlenderHello FreshHome ChefPlated, Sun Basket and Terra's Kitchen. Do you subscribe to any meal delivery services? If so, which one is your favorite?

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