The meal kit industry is one that keeps up with the times exceedingly well, and you can now find companies that cater to almost every dietary and lifestyle requirement out there! Due to health and environmental concerns, the plant-based movement is growing in popularity, and many companies are offering plant-based options and services. Today we are going to be looking at two different companies that provide a 100% plant-based service. These companies are Veestro and Splendid Spoon.
Veestro is a fully-prepared meal delivery service that has a philosophy that everyone can benefit from eating more plant-based ingredients.
Splendid Spoon is also a fully-prepared meal delivery service with a philosophy of helping people feel good by eating well. On the surface, it might seem that these two companies are quite similar, but there a lot of differences between the two, so let’s get started with this comparison.
Veestro and Splendid Spoon Company review:
Veestro believes that you can have better health outcomes by improving your diet and increasing your intake of plant-based ingredients. They offer attractive options for anyone looking for delicious plant-based meal-options and their menu appeals to vegans and non-vegans alike! Their meals are all chef-crafted and delivered in environmentally friendly packaging. The Veestro menu includes options for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks. As Veestro provides only fully prepared meals, all that you need to do is heat before eating!
Splendid Spoon is a company that is passionate about providing food that will make their customers feel good about themselves. Their menu includes breakfast smoothie options and a range of lunch options in the form of grain and soup bowls. Their menu also consists of five soups that fit within a reset plan and a wellness shot. The fully-prepared Splendid Spoon menu items contain ingredients that are 100% plant-based, gluten-free and GMO-free. The Splendid Spoon service is a popular programme when trying to achieve weight-loss goals.
Veestro vs Splendid Spoon – available plansVeestro offers three different plans so that you can find a plan that suits your requirements.
The a la carte Plan:With the a la carte plan you can choose 10, 20 or 30 meals. They have an extensive range of choices that cover you for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and you will also find soups and desserts.
The Chef’s Choice Plan:With the Chef’s Choice plan, you can choose a pack with either 10, 20 or 30 meals. The Veestro chef chooses the contents of the pack for you. You can advise your dietary requirements, and the contents will reflect your preferences.
Weight loss Plan:
- This plan is ideally suited for those with weight-loss goals. With this plan, you can opt for meals for three, five or seven days. Your shipment will include two weeks’ worth of meals.
Their three plans are as follows:
- Lunch Plan: With the lunch plan, you receive five grain or soup bowls that are ideal for your lunchtime meal.
- Breakfast + Lunch Plan: With the breakfast + lunch plan, you receive as above and five breakfast smoothies.
- Breakfast + Lunch + Reset Plan: With the breakfast + lunch + reset plan, you receive as above and five soups specially designed for a one day reset.
Veestro vs Splendid Spoon – the variety of dishes
When it comes to the type of meals offered by the two companies, you will find a big difference.
Veestro has an extensive menu made up of more than 60 plant-based breakfast, lunch and dinner meals, snacks, juices and desserts. As a Veestro customer, you will find options that suit all your possible meal requirements. All Veestro meals are 100% plant-based. These fully prepared meals are delivered frozen to your door, and merely require heating before eating.
The Splendid Spoon menu caters more for breakfast and lunch. Their menu includes 14 smoothie options, 27 grain and soup bowls, five reset soups and a wellness shot. Their menu is 100% plant-based and filled with healthy options designed to deliver optimum nutrition. Their fully prepared meals are shipped frozen to your door and only require heating before eating.
Veestro vs Splendid Spoon – the quality of ingredients
Both Veestro and Splendid Spoon are companies that deliver 100% plant-based options, so it stands to reason that they are passionate about the quality of ingredients used in their meals.
Veestro believes that what you eat matters and everything the company does, is based on this principle. Veestro uses only the best quality ingredients, and everything they use is organic, healthy, sustainably sourced, and always 100% plant-based.
Splendid Spoon believes that by eating well, you can feel great about yourself. Their mission is to deliver healthy food that is good for you. To achieve this, they only use ingredients that are 100% plant-based, gluten-free, soy-free and low in sugar and sodium. Their goal is to use only whole ingredients, avoiding anything that is highly processed or filled with preservatives.
Veestro vis Splendid Spoon – the delivery
As Veestro and Splendid Spoon both deliver fully prepared meals their deliveries are super convenient and easy to unpack. There is no sorting of ingredients required!
Both the Veestro and Splend Spoon deliveries arrive in boxes that include insulation and ice or dry ice to ensure that the contents remain frozen and are in excellent shape when they arrive at your door. All meals come in packaging that includes the name of the dish, heating or preparation instructions and any nutritional information.
We thought that both deliveries were well packed and organized. It was straightforward to recognize which meal was which and to store these appropriately until needed.
Veestro vs Splendid Spoon – managing your account
Both Veestro and Splendid Spoon have user-friendly websites that make managing your account straight forward and stress-free. It is merely a matter of heading to both sites, selecting the plan and meals with which you would like to get started, then entering your account information. After you have made your first order, you can edit orders, select meals, advise dietary requirements, make changes to your account details etc.
Veestro vs Splendid Spoon – the subscription
Both Veestro and Splendid Spoon are available as subscription-based services. However, you will find a lot of flexibility with both, which is now standard in the industry. You can opt to skip weeks whenever necessary and cancel without penalty. You will need to keep in mind that it is not possible to cancel your account after an order is underway in terms of production or shipping.
Bottom lineIf you are looking for a service that provides delicious and healthy plant-based options, then we can highly recommend the services of both Veestro and Splendid Spoon. Both services are quite different and would appeal to different needs – Veestro will cover your eating needs with offers for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Splendid Spoon is mainly about breakfast smoothies and lunch bowls.Our experience with both was very good, but for now, our winner is Veestro. We really appreciated their extensive menu, and we thought that they offered more variety when it came to lunch and dinner options. Their changing menu was so varied that we do not believe you would ever get bored with Veestro. Furthermore, their meals tasted great, and we found their price point to be more appealing, especially when looking at larger orders. Veestro is an excellent way for vegans and non-vegans alike to increase their intake of whole-food plant-based ingredients in their weekly diet.
There have been countless studies that highlight the benefits of eating more plants. To put it simply, by increasing your consumption of whole food plant-based ingredients, you will improve your health outcomes. If you are new to a plant-based diet or are just wanting to increase your intake of vegetables, it can be a challenge knowing where to start. Plant-based meal delivery services make it easy to implement positive changes to your weekly diet. They do all the menu planning, recipe writing, sourcing of ingredients and portion control for you. A meal delivery service with a plant-based focus is one of the easiest ways to eat a plant-based diet without any of the stress or hard work. They are also a surprisingly affordable option when you compare buying your ingredients from scratch.
Our team at the Meal Kit Review are seasoned professionals when it comes to assessing the pros and cons of meal kit delivery services. The industry is now vast, with many companies offering different specialities. As such, it can be daunting even knowing where to start when you are looking for a company that will cater to your plant-based requirements. Our review is the perfect place to begin as it means you can avoid the running around and it will give you a good idea of the company with which you would like to start.
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