Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Hello Fresh Box and Sunchoke, Kale and Quinoa Salad

My Hello Fresh box arrived last week and I have to say, I'm impressed.

Vicki had posted about her experience with Hello Fresh on her site, check it out HERE. I was fortunate enough to be one of the lucky winners as she was able to give away an introductory gift.

It's packaged very well with heavy duty ice packs surrounding the food.

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Each meal has an easy to follow recipe card and all the pre-measured ingredients inside. It was a snap to get going and serve.

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We've had two meals from it so far - the Quinoa Salad with Sunchokes and Kale and the Jamie Oliver verison of Aloo Gobhi. Both were excellent.

Here is the Quinoa Salad chock full of kale and sunchokes. I may adapt this next time I make it and use spinach instead of kale.

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I didn't know what sunchokes were, turns out they are Jerusalem artichokes. Mystery solved.

Will I continue with Hello Fresh deliveries? Possibly. Everything you need to get a meal on the table is included and measured. It's good quality food too, fresh ingredients.

This recipe is so simple - you cook the quinoa while the sunchokes are roasting, approximately 20 minutes for each. While that's going on you cook the kale and onions, add seasonings and them combine everything. Included are green onions and dried cranberries for topping. It was a hit!

I will be joining Deb at Kahakai Kitchen for her Souper Sunday series. This week's linkup may be found HERE.


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7 comments:

Katherine P said...

I'm a huge subscription box junkie so the meal boxes have really been tempting me! I love the idea of everything you need being premeasured and all together and most of the meals I've seen (including this one! Love a good quinoa bowl) look really good. I haven't found much my husband will eat from there though so so far I've resisted. If he starts traveling a lot again I might just have to sign up! It'd be perfect for that.

Tina said...

Katherine, you an choose from a vegetarian box, family or classic boxes. It's amazing the stuff they send and because it's so well cold packed, nothing goes bad. I don't know how well this may work in hot old Florida come summertime if it has to wait for us to get home in th evenings but this box was great.

Paulita said...

That does sound simple. Glad it's yummy. I'm not crazy about kale. I put it in juices, but don't really like the smell. Spinach would be preferable.

Vicki said...

I love kale so this would be a good meal for me. Your salad looks good!

Tina said...

Paulina, I haven't had much experience with kale but this salad was good. Yes to spinach though!

Vicki, Th ask you, I am enjoying the boxes and ease of prep with these meals.

Deb in Hawaii said...

I like the combination of ingredients here and I need to find some sunchokes and cook with them. There is a local company that does a similar recipe box here. I have not tried it yet because I think they need to work on the appeal of their veggie options but I hear good things from my meat and poultry-eating friends. ;-)

Thanks for sharing it with Souper Sundays!

Le laquet said...

That looks absolutely delicious