Meal Delivery with Sun Basket {Giveaway!}

This post was sponsored by Sun Basket. All thoughts, images and opinions are my own.

If there was ever a week where I needed food brought directly to my front door, it was this week. Or last week. Things are absolutely bonkers lately {more on that later, but trust me when I say bonkers. I’m not overreacting!} and I can barely see straight. It’s all good stuff so no complaints here, but it sure is nice to have decent food to eat!

Sun Basket is a California-based meal delivery service that uses certified organic produce and responsibly-sourced meats and seafood to create their meals. As with other companies, the menu varies widely and changes weekly but users can always choose from Chef’s Choice, Rise and Shine, Paleo, Gluten-Free, or Veggie diet options. Perhaps more important to me, however, is their dedication to using sustainable packing materials. So often, people forget how much waste goes into packaging, and the folks at Sun Basket are truly aware of that issue. The box, insulation, and ice packs can all be shipped back to their facility with the included shipping label. The materials are then reused on other clients. Any jar or plastic bottle included in the box is made from GreenWare, a plant-based resin that is biodegradable and compostable. Yes, it is still a use of materials, but I appreciate their efforts to keep their footprint at a minimum!

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PC: Will Rochfort

When they allowed me to choose three meals for Will and I to test out, I perused the menu options and came up with some tasty-yet-easy-to-cook options. What did we receive? Shrimp couscous with white beans, Turkish red lentil soup with Naan bread croutons, and braised tofu stir-fry. {They had me at Naan. I love Naan bread!} Of the group, I’m not sure I had a favorite because we both liked them all. The tofu dish was new to me as it was the first time I’d ever braised tofu or cooked it in any capacity; it’s like a whole new world up in the tofu!

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Naan croutons. Nom nom nom.

If I’m forced to choose, I think Will and I would surprisingly both pick the Turkish red lentil soup. Neither of us had a clue what we were doing but the recipe was really easy and took minimal brain power. {But seriously: I ripped Naan bread into pieces, threw the ingredients in a pot, and called it a meal.} Plus, I got to use this ingredient called bulgur which I had never heard of in my life. Turns out, I like it!

Down to the details: Sun Basket costs $11.49 per person per meal, so it is a bit pricey. But of course, you’re paying the extra money for the convenience of having everything delivered to your door with a step-by-step instruction guide on how to make the meal. But the upside is that one of you will get to try out their meals for free!

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Sun Basket is offering one reader the chance to win a delivery that includes three meals for two people {a retail value of $68.94.} Caveat: They currently only ship to CA, OR, WA, CO, UT, AZ, NV and ID. Want to win? Enter through the Rafflecopter widget below. Good luck!

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2 Comments

  • Reply Aron March 23, 2016 at 1:13 am

    Wow! Looks delicious! However it would be nice to add more potatoes, that would be better fed, because in the road the body requires much more calories

  • Reply Amiee April 6, 2016 at 11:07 am

    Seems crazy to ship ingredients (organic or not) across the country in little boxes. It doesn’t matter how sustainable their shipping materials are, what about the environmental impact to transport these items back and forth? Seriously, how lazy have we gotten?

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