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Freekeh & Vegetable “Fried Rice” by Blue Apron

Blue Apron has become increasingly popular because of its incredibly delicious, healthy, and easy-to-make meals. You can choose a variety of different meal plans. Among these meal plans, it offers vegetarian options, which have meals with amazing ingredients from purple carrots and sweet potatoes to quinoa. This is perfect for anyone who wishes to eat less meat-dense meals or someone who is looking to slowly progress into a plant-based diet. 

Eating a vegetarian diet helps in your overall health and well-being. Some of the amazing benefits that you can gain from having a vegetarian meal plan are lower rates of hypertension and less chance of getting type 2 diabetes. Added to this, vegetarians generally appear to have a lower body mass index and a lower risk of chronic disease.

After welcoming the Blue Apron meal kit into our kitchen, we got the opportunity to see what it’s all about and we are more than thrilled to share our experience with you!  

The Blue Apron Vegetarian Plan

The days of having to pay a fortune to uphold a healthy lifestyle are over. With Blue Apron, you can receive tasty vegetarian meals that are fresh and affordable. The meal kit is designed to offer either a family plan or a two-person plan. Along with this, it offers three recipes each week for the cost of the plan. 

Moreover, you don’t need to be a chef to create the delicious food the meal kit provides. The recipes in the kit are simple and easy to follow, while still delivering a powerful punch of flavor. Who says healthy eating needs to consist of bland soup and steamed vegetables?

The meals are measured so that you’ll have the exact quantity needed to prepare that specific meal. This means that there are no wasted ingredients as everything is used. Along with this, the meals are carefully packaged with ice packs. This is to ensure that food stays fresh even if you are not at home when the parcel is delivered. Delivery is stress-free as it is delivered straight to your door. On top of all that, Blue Apron offers free shipping.

Benefits Of Using The Blue Apron Vegetarian Plan

Blue Apron gives you a wide variety of options to choose from. This keeps your meals interesting. You no longer need to have a repetitive diet to stay healthy. With the vegetarian meal plan, you can eat flavorsome food that is meat-free. We also like the fact that all the ingredients you need for the meal are provided at an excellent price. 

The meal kit is sealed and delivered to your doorstep. We love that a recyclable box is used to carry the ingredients as well as the recipe card, allowing you to help the planet and be environmentally-friendly. The delivery services are very reliable, as well as there is no delivery fee.   

Something we find fantastic is that Blue Apron has partnered with Weight Watchers to provide meal kits that make it easy for someone on the Watch Watcher’s diet. The correct Freestyle point value comes up when you scan the meal onto the Weight Watchers app, making it easier for anyone doing the Weight Watchers diet to stay on track while they prepare their own vegetarian meals.

The Blue Apron Vegetarian Plan offers diabetic recipes within it. These diabetic-friendly meals strictly follow the ADA’s Nutrition Guidance. The recipes are created with the emphasis placed on large portions of fresh produce while reducing the amount of added sugar. As a result, a wholesome range of meals that is approved by ADA nutrition experts is created.

Blue Apron Veggie Meals

Indian-Style Beyond Burger

This was one of our favorites. Having a meat-free burger can be quite dull and tasteless. However, the Beyond burger could have fooled us because it tasted exactly like meat. It’s hard to believe that Beyond meat is 100 percent plant-based.

The contrast between the sweet mango chutney and creamy yogurt added something to the dish that you never thought it needed, but it worked so well. 

Finally, the use of vadouvan curry powder on the sweet potatoes gave the meal its Indian flavor and complimented the sweet potatoes really well.  

Overall, this was an excellent meal that we thoroughly enjoyed. It was prepared in less than 30 minutes and was enjoyed guilt-free as the whole meal added up to 740 calories per serving. 

Indian-Style Beyond Burger blue apron

Fresh Basil Fettuccine

If you love Italian style pasta, then this is the dish for you. We adored the flavors that made up the sauce. The dish is so simple yet so perfect. We can’t fault it. The sauce was made by cooking fresh tomatoes and basil with beautiful zucchini, fragrant garlic, and a pinch of crushed red pepper.

All these ingredients aided in making a fresh, tasty sauce that went down very well with the Fettucine. The flavors are perfectly balanced.

Moreover, the dish is not only vegetarian but part of Blue Apron’s Mediterranean Meal Kit. This allows you to open your palate to different types of food. Included in this, you are able to experience vegetarian comfort food, while still eating healthy and nutritious food that’s tasty.

Fresh Basil Fettuccine blue apron

Black Bean And Zucchini Enchiladas

We found the recipe very simple and easy to follow, but that doesn’t mean it wasn’t delicious.  This tasty dish takes 40 minutes to make and is perfect if you feel like indulging while still focusing on food that is going to better your well-being. We are massive fans of this meal!

These meat-free Mexican style enchiladas are made with black beans, red quinoa, and zucchini. Not only does it pack a punch of flavor, but it packs a whole bunch of nutrition in as well. All the flavors work well together and aid in creating a wonderful meal that can be enjoyed by the whole family.

Black Bean & Zucchini Enchiladas blue apron 

Bottom Line

The Vegetarian Meal Plan not only gives you great tasting food, but it also provides you with an exciting diet that makes it easy to eat meat-free and healthy thoroughly enjoy it. The best thing about these recipes is that they are extremely easy to follow and usually very quick to make. Thus, you can spend less time in the kitchen and more time making use of your healthy well-being.