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4 Build-Your-Own Food Bar Ideas For Kids

Eat August 16, 2017

Say hello to the most fun, customizable, and picky eater-proof dinner out there: the build-your-own food bar.    

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Nancy says:

Received my first box. Love it love it. I cooked Parmesan-crusted tilapia. Looked just like the picture. It’s nice not to have to plan all my meals.

Jacqueline Parisi says:

YAY, Nancy! So happy to hear that. We’ve got some amazing recipes on the menu for the next few weeks, so stay tuned 🙂

Karen Neihart says:

We received a Gift Card for Hello Fresh for Christmas from my granddaughter. She tried to help us pick out some meals. We need to have gluten free meals and we weren’t sure which ones were gluten free. We also did not find the site to be very user friendly, and as a result we have never used our gift card nor ordered any meals. Could you please provide us with a list of which meals are gluten free? Thank you.

Jordan Schultz says:

Hi Karen! We try to include one or two Gluten Free meals in each week’s menu. You must select from the specific week’s menu when you order your box. You can always view our upcoming choices here without a box: http://hellofr.sh/NextWeeksMenu

You’ll need to check out with a classic or family box before you can actually make meal choice, but if you already have an open subscription follow these steps to choose your meals:

-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
-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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How to Make Barbecue Sauce (+3 more easy marinades)

Eat July 12, 2017

Master the art of the quick and easy marinade to add some pizzazz to your favorite summertime staples. 

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5 HelloFresh Hacks for Easy Summer Dinners

Eat July 6, 2017

Spend more time at the beach and less time in the kitchen thanks to delicious, simple, customizable meal kits and some of our favorite recipes.

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Heather jankanish says:

We are a family of five .i would like to try your service? How do I set it up ?

Jordan Schultz says:

Hi Heather– Jordan here, our community team lead. Our largest plan serves 4 people, but portions are generous! Sign up here! We can’t wait to get cooking with you.

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How to Grill Fish en Papillote (+3 amazing recipes)

Eat July 5, 2017

En papillote — also known as cooking “in a packet” — is a fuss-free and flavorful way to cook seafood. Continue reading to learn more about the technique sophisticated enough to be used in fancy restaurants but simple enough to work at home, too.

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How to Grill (Almost) Everything

Eat June 25, 2017

Veggies, fruits, fish, meat… we’re throwing everything on the grill these days. Discover how simple it is to transform your favorite appetizers, entrées, and desserts into BBQ-worthy wonders just in time for the Fourth of July. 

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Christina says:

Great tips, although I wish you had put grill temperatures for every food you’ve mentioned. Thank you, this was very helpful!

Jordan Schultz says:

Jordan here, from our community team. Good feedback, Christina! We’ll pass that along to the author.

Karen says:

Really great information. Thank you!

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7 Quick Dinners for the Longest Day of the Year

Eat June 21, 2017

The summer solstice, the official longest day of the year, calls for more hours of sunlight than any other singular day. That's why we rounded up some of our favorite (...)

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Diane says:

Do you have special menus for people on special diets?( I.e. Blood type A diet, kosher, paleo, etc.)

Jacqueline Parisi says:

Hi Diane! Transparency is important to HelloFresh, and we make it our priority to provide as much nutrition information to our customers about every ingredient in every recipe. HelloFresh has a team of dietitians that reviews every ingredient for every ingredient for any of the major 8 allergens: wheat, dairy, soy, eggs, nuts, peanuts, fish, and shellfish. Because everyone has different tastes, allergies, and preferences, we leave it to our customers to review the ingredients and determine which recipes best meet their dietary needs. But of course, we’re always here to help!

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3 Steps to Wine Tasting Success

Eat June 15, 2017

All of the fun with none of the snobbery? Count us in. Learn how to taste wine like a pro just in time for the launch of the HelloFresh Wine Club, and get $20 off your first box!

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3 comments

LOUISE says:

WONDERFUL; GREAT INFO…..GLAD TO BE PART OF THE TEAM.

Kerry Rasnake says:

I would sign up if it was always off until I turned it on, but I don’t drink enough wine to get 6 bottles a month and I’m afraid I would forget to skip almost every month.

Jacqueline Parisi says:

We understand, Kerry! But if it’s any consolation, wine makes for the perfect gift for birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, or dinner parties. You can also cook with it in pan sauces, hearty stews, or tomato sauce and even whip up wine-based cocktails like a refreshing spritzer or fruity sangria. You’d be surprised at all the ways to use up 6 bottles of wine 🙂

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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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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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3 Ways to Amp Up the Flavor of Your Meals

Tips & Tricks March 10, 2017

…because “dinner” and “boring” should never be in the same sentence. 

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becky says:

GREAT ideas .. thank you for sharing !!!!!! Much appreciated .. I can share ideas with my daughter .. she’s a great, inventive, creative cook … I’m just a decent cook, but she got her basics from me and my mom!

Jacqueline says:

So nice to hear how much your daughter likes to cook, Becky! There’s nothing better than passing down secret family recipes to children and grandchildren 🙂

melissa says:

These ideas that you share are not only amazing to use when cooking but a money saver and most importantly a time saver for those who are busy. You can turn plain veggies into an amazing meal and not even have run to the store.

Jacqueline says:

Very true, Melissa! It’s amazing what a few herbs and spices can do for your taste buds AND your wallet

MB says:

Next week is the Warming Cauliflower and Lentil Dal. I need a substitute for the Lentils in this recipe I really dislike Lentils and chickpeas.

Jacqueline says:

No problem, MB – just add more veggies! Feel free to roast butternut squash, yukon gold potatoes, or broccoli with the cauliflower. Or even toss in some green peas!

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Easy, Better-for-You Brownies

Eat March 9, 2017

Easy brownies that are also better for you? Yes, such a thing is possible! Get the recipe below…

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Sarah says:

Is there a version of this recipe adjusted for high altitude?

Jordan Schultz says:

Hi there! Jordan from our community team here at HelloFresh. Here are a few general tips for you:
– Baked goods take longer to rise at high altitudes – be patient!
– Increase baking temperature by 15 to 25 degrees F
– Decrease the amount of baking powder
– Decrease sugar by 1/4 cup

Linda kaldor says:

I like the newsletter idea. Plus the recipes as well. Here’s a suggestion. What about putting in some kind of dessert ( not a piece of fruit) in the boxes? I’m a sweet eater and I know millions of us are out there! Just a thought! Give us a few more selections to choose from if you don’t like the upcoming meals. Other than that you already do a great job!

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