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How Music Changes The Way You Taste Wine

Eat September 1, 2017

Get this: the music you are listening to can change how you taste wine. Whether classical, rock, Β fast, slow, loud, or quiet — research has proven that music sets the mood for how we describe the wines we drink. Β Β 

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Gail says:

This is so fascinating! I am definitely going to experiment with my favorite wine and music!:)

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QUIZ: Should You Be In The Family Plan?

Lifestyle August 22, 2017

Attention, everyone... theΒ new and improved HelloFresh Family Plan is here!!!!!!!!!!! (And if you couldn't already tell from our overuse of exclamation points, we're pretty darn excited about it.)

Take (...)

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10 comments

Tina kirby says:

I still love family plan

Dawn tupper says:

Do you get to choose the recipes for the family plan like you can in the classic plan?

Jacqueline Parisi says:

YES! There’s now 5 quick and easy, nutritious, and delicious Family Plan meals to choose from every week. You can check out the menu here.

AKY says:

Wish family plan allowed for 6 serving meal; as kids grow and for families greater than 4, the amount of food is not enough in the four family plan; but appreciate the increased choices now on the menu each week.

Pam Brown says:

I am in my second week and love the program. My only ‘wish’ would be a meal plan for three. I am a working single mom that has a long to-do list and growing kids (9 and 11). The Family plan is too much food, but I’m afraid The Classic plan may require me to add to the recipes.

Jacqueline Parisi says:

Pam – we totally understand! As a suggestion – try getting the Family Plan and saving leftovers for your lunch the next day πŸ™‚

TAE says:

Is there an option to add 2 additional servings to the family plan = 6? Or combine a family plan and 2 person plan under 1 profile?

Jordan Schultz says:

Not at the moment, but that’s a great suggestion! We’ll pass that along.

Tiffany S says:

I haven’t tried this yet, but we have a gluten and dairy allergy within our family. Are there options to fit this need?

Jacqueline Parisi says:

Hi Tiffany! HelloFresh has a variety of meal choices each week, some of which are gluten-free or dairy-free. When recipes are free of these allergens, they are labeled as such. We leave it to our customers to review the recipes each week and determine which ones best meet their dietary needs. But of course, our Registered Dietitians are always here to help!

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QUIZ: What’s Your Spirit Burger?

Lifestyle July 13, 2017

The epitome of summer, the star of the barbecue, the dish perfect for meat lovers and vegetarians alike… the burger. Which one are you?

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3 comments

Lorie Witt says:

You hit the nail on the head! I LOVE THIS BURGER SO MUCH!!!!!

Amy Lensing says:

We enjoyed the burgers but think the broccoli could have been cooked with something to bring it alive and more tasty. We were short ketchup, so make sure more is sent in the future with each kit especially for a family of 4.

Jacqueline Parisi says:

Noted, Amy! Thank you so much for the feedback. We’re always looking to improve and will definitely pass this along to our culinary team.

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EAT (RED) SAVE LIVES with Celebrity Chefs this June

Eat May 29, 2017

We’ve always believed home-cooking improves lives, but thanks to the next four weeks of (RED) Chef Ambassador recipes from Mario Batali, Emeril Lagasse, Rachael Ray, and Carla Hall, we’(...)

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6 comments

Davis Dassori says:

Exactly what happens when I order a RED box? Does HF make a donation?

Jordan Schultz says:

Hi Davis! Jordan here, our community team lead. For each new customer who signs up for a HelloFresh subscription through (RED) in June, we’ll donate $20 to (RED)!

Eileen says:

How do I replace a meal with another

Jordan Schultz says:

Hi Ellen! Here’s how to make meal choice:
-Sign on to HelloFresh.com and log in to your account, by clicking on “Login” in the top right corner.
-Click on “My Account” in the top right corner
-Click on “Your Meals” in the left-side menu. Use the arrows to scroll to the desired week.
-If you like the 3, 4, or 5 highlighted meals (chef’s choice), nothing more needs to be done. If you’d like to change a meal for one of the others, deselect that option and then select whichever you’d like to replace it with.
-Don’t forget to click “Save”, after which you will receive a confirmation e-mail.

Meal choice can be made until 11:59pm EST, five days prior to delivery. Please let us know if there is anything else we can help you with!

michelle says:

please make a simple easy to order menus on a calendar each week for an entire month. have recipes posted and you can pre plan. i can not figure out whats going on and have to call for menus if its not that week particular week. frustrating

Jordan Schultz says:

Hi Michelle! Jordan here, our community team lead at HelloFresh. You can now make meal choice up to four weeks in advance! Here’s how:
-Sign on to HelloFresh.com and log in to your account, by clicking on “Login” in the top right corner.
-Click on “My Account” in the top right corner
-Click on “Your Meals” in the left-side menu. Use the arrows to scroll to your desired week.
-If you like the 3, 4, or 5 highlighted meals (chef’s choice), nothing more needs to be done. If you’d like to change a meal for one of the others, deselect that option and then select whichever you’d like to replace it with.
-Don’t forget to click “Save”, after which you will receive a confirmation e-mail.

Meal choice can be made until 11:59pm EST, five days prior to delivery. Please let us know if there is anything else we can help you with!

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QUIZ: What Does Your Favorite Color Say About You? (+a special J.Crew Factory giveaway!)

Behind the Scenes May 24, 2017

Take the quiz to find out what your favorite color veggie says about you. Oh — and also win BIG while you’re at it.Β 

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199 comments

Ryan Campbell says:

I got GREEN
Loyalty is one of your best qualities, and you would drop anything to help out a good friend or family member in need. You also value your reputation and care a great deal about how others view you professionally and personally.

Elizabeth says:

I got red!!

Rebecca says:

I got the color red!

Nicole Green says:

Fun quiz! I got yellow.

I am red!!
love to win $100 from Jcrew

Lindsay says:

Yellow/white

Amelia Loren says:

I scored RED! And, yes, I actually do practice what I preach. Huzzah!

Kathryn says:

Green

Amanda says:

Hmm yellow/white

Mary branham says:

I got red. I do love red fruits and veggies
Beets ,tomatoes,strawberries,cherries and raspberries

Nichole says:

I got yellow/white!

Anna says:

I got green

tom sides says:

red

Michelle Lemaire says:

I love jcrew and hello fresh!! (And stripes)

chris conanan says:

red

elena says:

JCrew fan I am! πŸ™‚

Allison says:

I got green! πŸ™‚

Meghan Letendre says:

Go green!

Jennifer says:

Red

Ashley Swett says:

Red!

Ashley Swett says:

Red!

Rachel says:

Red!

Rebecca Kliebert says:

I got red!! 😍

Angela Mazur-Gray says:

Tomato sauce, strawberries…. no doubt I got RED!

Kristina says:

Green

Becky Boden says:

Yellow / I radiate joy!

Kayel says:

Green. I would love a $100 gift card!

Spence says:

Red for me also

Bethany says:

Sounds about right

Susan Stickney says:

Red

Ashley says:

I got yellow/white πŸ™‚

Kristine says:

Yellow/white for me……who knew.

Candice Dolan says:

I love bright colors and love cooking colorful eats!!

Amanda says:

Green. πŸ’š

Andrea says:

Yellow/white

Amanda says:

White! πŸ™‚

Hannah Williams says:

I got green!

Rebecca says:

The color veggie I got after taking the quiz was Yellow/White YELLOW/WHITE

Your smile is infectious. In fact, some would say you radiate joy. This explains why people tend to gravitate towards you. When it comes to work/school, you are a firm believer that organization is the key to success and clutter is the enemy.

That totally sounds like me! πŸ™‚

Jen O. says:

yellow/white.

This sounds like me!

Valentina Ospina says:

I got red! Love it

Rose says:

Green, it is my favorite color too!!!

Kelly says:

Green

Christie l says:

My color is red!

J. Moynihan says:

Green!

Katherine says:

I got green

Ann Silski says:

Red!

Deborah says:

Red

Carrie says:

I got green!! And that is my favorite color

Carrie says:

I got green!! And that is my favorite color.

Carrie says:

I got green!!

abby says:

Green, and pretty darn accurate, too!

irina says:

Green

Angela U says:

YELLOW/WHITE

Megan F. says:

Green!

Krysta Borden says:

My color is red!

Lisa Yeargin says:

I’m green!

Christina says:

Red

Missy Holden says:

Yellow!

Leslie Petersen says:

I got Red! Fun quiz!

Adriana says:

Obsessed wit cauliflower rice!!! Could eat it for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack!!!!!!!

Kristin says:

I got red!

Cindy says:

Red! One of my fave colors!

Bethany says:

I got Green! πŸ₯’πŸŒ½πŸ₯•πŸ₯πŸ₯‘πŸπŸ

Jessica groves says:

I got red

Jennifer says:

Life jcrew factory and I need to try hellofresh ASAP!

Krystal G says:

Red ❀️

Alicia says:

I’ve never found red to fit my personality. But I love the color when it’s pasta sauce.

Erin says:

I got red! Just how I like my wine.

melissa napier says:

i got red!

Vickie says:

I’m red..surprised too!

Toni B says:

I’m GREEN and loyal. What a fun quiz—thank you!

Jenn says:

Green and loyal!

rachael says:

πŸ™‚

Brenna says:

Haha, of course I get the least nutritious color! Happy summer πŸ™‚

Tiffany McFarland says:

Red

Kieran says:

Red! Seems very fitting.

lisa mcfarland says:

yellow white

Amy says:

Yellow is my color! I do love yellow…

Alison Phillips says:

My fave color! β™₯️

Rebekah Leveen says:

Green!

Jen F. says:

I got Yellow!

Kate says:

Green!

Yvonne H says:

My color was Red!

Alana says:

RED!!

Sara Watson says:

Red—huh. Wouldn’t have guessed it!

Lindsay Morris says:

I will be GREEN with envy if I don’t win!

Lindsay Morris says:

I’ll be GREEN with envy if I don’t win!

Alicia says:

I’m green!

LaTonya Thomas says:

RED!!!!!

Lee says:

GREEN

Loyalty is one of your best qualities, and you would drop anything to help out a good friend or family member in need. You also value your reputation and care a great deal about how others view you professionally and personally.

Caroline Lennek says:

Very accurate results….red is my fav when it comes to veg!

Diana says:

Yellow….and i love J.Crew!

Marie Beauregard says:

I am Green!

Samantha Clark says:

I got yellow and I would love JCrew and JCrew Factory. 🌻🌼🌻🌼

Laura Mignone says:

Cute quiz! I’m red

Nikki says:

love this

Abby Barton says:

I got red! It says my personality is upbeat, and I live life to the fullest (which is all pretty accurate!)

Sara says:

Not the color I was expecting!

I got ‘green’, which also happens to be my favorite color!!! Woohoo!

Laura S says:

Green!!

Heidi S says:

Red and pink are my favorite colors, so this is fitting… πŸ˜‰

Kristen says:

Green!

Sarah says:

I got red! but do NOT agree πŸ™‚ more of a blue person

Arrie says:

RED

You have an upbeat, bold personality and pride yourself on living life to the fullest as a proud extrovert. Some people may say “nothing is impossible,” but you actually practice what you preach and don’t let anything stand in the way of your goals.

Remember to comment and share for the chance to win a $100 J.Crew Factory gift certificate!

Ashley Melson says:

I got red!

Cindy A. says:

Red… my favorite color. πŸ™‚

Austin says:

I love green veggies. I would eat grass if my mom let me.

Brownsugartoo says:

Quiz has me dead on. Red hot with brew.

Susan Christy says:

I’m GREEN. Loyalty is one of my best qualities.

Kayel says:

Green. (I’m not sure if I did this correctly yesterday with the posting).

Linda F says:

My result is Red!

Carolsue Anderson says:

I got red! That’s pretty accurate — I’d love to win this!

Kim Murchison says:

I think this quiz is spot on!!!!

MyChau Brikshavana says:

Red! I’m a total extrovert with an upbeat personality.

Jack says:

Hardly accurate about my personality, interesting quiz.

Anna Pry says:

my result: RED

You have an upbeat, bold personality and pride yourself on living life to the fullest as a proud extrovert. Some people may say “nothing is impossible,” but you actually practice what you preach and don’t let anything stand in the way of your goals.

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jennifer gary says:

RED πŸ™‚ perfect description my glass is always half full.

Kellie Hall says:

I got yellow/white! πŸ™‚ And I’ve shared on Twitter (k.hall89).

Colleen says:

RED, that fits!! Fun quiz, thanks Hello Fresh!

Mariyana Petrova says:

I got red!

Erin says:

yellow/white!

Patsy says:

Green. Loyal is something I’m proud to describe myself as. Also LOVE all things J. Crew !!

Colleen Jurgens says:

Green! Fun quiz!

Sarah says:

Red! β€οΈπŸ’πŸ…πŸŒΆπŸ“πŸ˜˜

EGower says:

Red really is my favorite color

Elisha Wheeler says:

Red! Not surprising since I love spicy peppers! 🌢

Margaret says:

It is true, my favorite color is red, but I am definitely not an extrovert. Still a fun quiz.

Jayce says:

“Nothing is impossible” with RED!

Emma Williams says:

It’s funny that I am given “RED” as I never wear red (it looks terrible on me). My favorite color is green!

Melinda says:

Red! “You have an upbeat, bold personality and pride yourself on living life to the fullest as a proud extrovert. Some people may say “nothing is impossible,” but you actually practice what you preach and don’t let anything stand in the way of your goals.”

Sandy nutter says:

I got Red

Taylour Trostl e says:

Yellow/White
Your smile is infectious. In fact, some would say you radiate joy. This explains why people tend to gravitate towards you. When it comes to work/school, you are a firm believer that organization is the key to success and clutter is the enemy.

Christine Matthews says:

HelloFresh is the best!

Kanessa Foster says:

Some of my results were on point! It’s funny I got the color red though…a color I rarely wear.

Colby Carter says:

I’d call myself morenof an extroverted introvert but the statement was spot on in that I allow nothing to stop me from achieving my goals!

Marisa Manghelli says:

YELLOW/WHITE

Your smile is infectious. In fact, some would say you radiate joy. This explains why people tend to gravitate towards you. When it comes to work/school, you are a firm believer that organization is the key to success and clutter is the enemy.

(But broccoli ALWAYS wins!)

Karla says:

I got yellow/white

Pam Neuenschwander says:

That’s me for sure!

Dawn Davis says:

I am a red, so the quiz says. I am not so much on the extrovert side.

Sean says:

This quiz works!!

Devan S Penrod says:

Green is my favorite color!

Janice Burch says:

I got Red! Woot woot!

Mandesa Hypolite says:

Purple please all shade will work for me

Cristina says:

I got Red! I wholeheartedly agree that I am bold and awesome πŸ˜‰ #redsauce #redwine #YesIAmARed

Cristina says:

Shared on Twitter!

Isabel says:

I won’t let anything stop me from achieving my goals!

Shawna says:

Green!

Lisa harrison says:

Cool

Joyce says:

Who would have thought I’d be yellow/white. I do believe in organization and working very hard to get rid of my clutter.

Marlene calcaterra says:

We got green ! And we love hello fresh 😊

Linda Myhre says:

I got red~It fits me.

Ekta Agrawal says:

I got Red

Kell Brigan says:

Where’s the link to the quiz?

Jacqueline Parisi says:

No link! It’s in the post πŸ™‚

Allison Gokey says:

RED

I’m RED! Yep, that’s definitely me to a T!!

You have an upbeat, bold personality and pride yourself on living life to the fullest as a proud extrovert. Some people may say “nothing is impossible,” but you actually practice what you preach and don’t let anything stand in the way of your goals.

cathy antone says:

I really agree with the color. I am always on the move.

Nancy Tackett says:

Red, no surprise there!

Judy Bissey says:

Love to wear vibrant colors and love bright colored vegetables and fruits. Guess my life is just full of color and I love it!

Mary Ludka says:

Red, huh? I guess that fits me.

Eve says:

Would love to win!

Song says:

I loved hello fresh quiz.

Cynthia Mullinix says:

I am new to this and will receive my first box this week and am excited to experience it. Thank you.

So….I am Red, that is true of me, that is the kind of person that I am:)

Lauren says:

I got yellow and white, it seemed pretty accurate!

Katie G says:

Green!

Barbara says:

My color reflects me perfectly. Can’t wait to try my first hello fresh box.

Angelica Grant says:

I’m feeling like RED from head to toe!

Kristen says:

This is me alot of the time only difference is i work comfortably in clutter.

Chanel smith says:

I got firey red 🌢

Mary says:

I got green! what a nice color!

Judy Pelowski says:

I come up as a red extrovert. Nope. Not happening. Couldn’t be more introverted

Madeline says:

Green is good!

Linda says:

Green

Stacey says:

Green! Love Hello Fresh and JCREW!

Barbara B says:

Nailed me I’m all red

Aaron says:

My favorite color just happens to be Red……..

Ashley Quintanilla says:

So true!

Holly K says:

I got green! This quiz works!

Suzanne Garcia says:

Very glad you have switched from plastic bags to recyclable paper. However, those of us with septic tanks cannot flush the gel in the cold packs. Please push your suppliers to find an alternative that can be recycled by everyone, along with an alternative to the fiber padding.

Jordan Schultz says:

Hi Suzanne– Jordan here, our community team lead at HelloFresh! Our suppliers tell us that the gel is septic safe once dissolved in water. They recommend dumping the liquid down the toilet and recycling the plastic.

Charlotte says:

Hope I win πŸ™‚ Thanks Hello Fresh!

Lyn says:

I love “Hello Fresh”, bold and pastel colors, God and my family! That’s me in a nutshell!

Susan Fullerton says:

All of this is correct except for the extrovert part.

Chyrl Dickey says:

So spot on. Everything is so true.

Kathy Xu says:

Red – You have an upbeat, bold personality and pride yourself on living life to the fullest as a proud extrovert. Some people may say “nothing is impossible,” but you actually practice what you preach and don’t let anything stand in the way of your goals.

Zeb says:

I got RED and I’d say it’s spot on!

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10 Reasons to Love Our Brand New Shop

Lifestyle May 24, 2017

Cooking is only as fun as the simple recipes, delicious ingredients, and crucial kitchenware you’re working with. Now, we’ve got you covered on all three. Stock up on cooking supplies at our new ShopΒ and be a truly unstoppable cook.

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60 Thoughts Everyone Has The Week Before Mother’s Day

Lifestyle May 12, 2017

The moms in your life deserve the absolute best… but no pressure.Β 

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Why Colorful Food Makes You Happy (and lets you taste with your eyes)

Lifestyle May 3, 2017

On today's edition of 100 Days of Happy Cooks, we're talking about the scientific relationship between colorful food, mood, and flavor. Our brains have evolved to associate the flavors of sweet, (...)

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2 comments

MJ May says:

My first! Lovely. What do I do with the nice packaging?

Jacqueline says:

Hi MJ – welcome to the HelloFresh family!! The honeycomb paperboard is 100% curbside-friendly (same with the separators and meal kits). Take summer liners to a nearby recycling center. Trash winter liners. When it comes to ice packs, use scissors to cut a small corner and empty water soluble contents into the trash before recycling this plastic pack. And for the HelloFresh box – fold and discard with the other household recyclables.

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QUIZ: Who Is Your Spring (Veggie) Fling?

Eat April 28, 2017

Attention all veg-heads! Find out which spring veggie youΒ should be cooking and eating this season…

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22 comments

Faith Hoogs says:

All the veggies are so colorful and delish.

Jacqueline Parisi says:

Colorful veggies, for the win!!

Rwan Sabuch says:

I do looooove peas! Way to be. Nailed it. My husband and I want to thank you and tell you how much we love HelloFresh. It’s been a life changing experience. We love the portions, the recipes, the ingredients, and the fact that you seem to be environmentally conscious. I love that you don’t waste food by sending ridiculous portions and amount of ingredients. We love that the packaging is paper and not PLASTIC!!!! THANK YOU THANK YOU.

Jacqueline Parisi says:

WOW! Thank you so much, Rwan!! We love getting feedback from everyone in the HelloFresh family and will be sure to pass this along to our chefs πŸ™‚

Brigitte says:

I cannot walk away from a fresh, lusciously plump, organic bunch asparagus.

Jacqueline Parisi says:

We’re with you, Brigitte

Audrey Waggoner says:

Broccoli is my least favorite vegetable.

Nita R says:

We just tried HelloFresh for the first time…We loved it!

Jacqueline Parisi says:

Welcome to the HelloFresh family, Nita!

Uma Mondal says:

Wonderful preparations by HF thanks for the fantastic blend of exotic ingredients and recipes from different cultures. Really makes my day when I cook Hello Fresh. Keep up the good work folks.

Uma Mondal says:

Food cooks same as pictured. Not only looks good but tastes good too. What’s more its filling too.

Cindy says:

I only wish there were more broccoli in my boxes. Wayyyyyyyyyyy too much zucchini. You need to incorporate more vegetable choices in your meals. It seems you get stuck in a rut with the same old veggie and carb choices every week. Please mix it up a little and give us more choices. For instance for each meal choice for a particular week all the choices come with zucchini, or all the carbs are roasted potatoes. How about mashed or cauliflower mash or anything besides the same choices with a different meet. Thank you πŸ™‚

Jacqueline Parisi says:

Thanks for the feedback, Cindy! We really appreciate it and will be sure to pass this along to the rest of the team.

LaVita Santiago says:

We love salty and some spicy, I like seafood, he DOES NOT, he’s a me and tater man…

Nestor says:

HelloFresh has been a lifesaver. Great ingredients. FRESH meats and seafood. and most of all, fantastic recipes. HELLO FRESH, glad you’ve become a member of our family. Great to have the family involved in the prep and cooking. LOVE IT!

Jacqueline Parisi says:

We LOVE it when HelloFresh gets the whole family excited about dinnertime!!

Gail C says:

I can’t believe quiz says broccoli (ick). I prefer white, yellow, orange & red vegetables. My favorite veggie is sweet potatoes with beets a close follow-up. However, one of the reasons for joining Hello Fresh is to try new foods especially vegetables. So far all three meals sent have been delicious. Thank you Hello Fresh

Toni Valente Justice says:

Love some summer peas!

Barbara Glenn says:

My carb of choice is legumes and lentils.

sam says:

No squash, cauliflower, or eggplant. Love peas , beans,tomatos, & potatos.

Linda says:

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Spring Strawberry Rhubarb Salad With Spinach, Mint, and Pistachios

Eat April 19, 2017

Step aside, winter fruits and vegetables. There’s a new seasonal power couple in the house that dominates with flavor: strawberry rhubarb. Continue reading for a quintessential spring salad recipe that tastes just as delicious as it looks.Β 

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