Hello Fresh Meals from $3.99 Per Serving (SO MUCH Cheaper Than Fast Food!)

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For a limited time, save big with this Hello Fresh promo code and skip the fast food run! 

woman with thumbs up holding hello fresh bag

Have you tried Hello Fresh yet? 

We can’t say enough good things about this convenient meal delivery service and HOT Hello Fresh promo code! It lets you stay out of the drive-thru line but still gets hassle-free dinners on the table in no time thanks to pre-portioned ingredients and easy-to-follow recipes.

Plus, when you have family visiting for the summer or are in between vacations yourself, no one wants to spend a ton of time in the kitchen.

With Hello Fresh, you can impress your guests for as low as $3.99 per serving and whip up family meals in as little as 20 minutes! 🙌🏼


hello fresh brown paper bags and recipe cards

Don’t believe us? Keep reading to see our honest receipt comparison and real-time taste test! 😋 We’re positive your taste buds and your family will thank you later.  


But first, here’s the offer you can score:

New Hello Fresh customers can score up to 18 FREE meals + up to 3 surprise gifts across their first 8 boxes AND shipping is free on your first box!


Note that in order to receive the biggest discount you must select the 6-recipe box for 4 people and your offer will automatically be upgraded from 16 to 18 free meals. Otherwise, use promo code HHIP16HF to score the savings.

woman holding up fast food and comparing price

Hip Sidekick, Erica took advantage of this HOT Hello Fresh promo code and compared it to her REAL fast food order. The numbers just don’t lie…


Here’s what she ordered for her family of five from Chick-Fil-A:

1 Chick-Fil-A Spicy Deluxe Chicken Sandwich Meal $10.69
1 Chick-Fil-A Regular Chicken Sandwich Meal $9.75
1 Chick-Fil-A Chicken Nuggets 30-Count Meal $22.39
1 Chick-Fil-A Medium Fry $1.95
+ added tax in her area

Final cost $51.91 for ONE family meal!

Here’s what she paid for a Hello Fresh 4-person meal box with 3 recipes:

HelloFresh 4-Person Box w/ 3 Meals $113.88
1st box discount automatically applies
Shipping is free on your 1st box

Final cost $56.67 for THREE family meals OR like paying $18.89 per meal

*Note that pricing was valid at the time of post and may vary slightly by location, state tax, and other fees.

hello fresh ingredients out of box

Skip fast food and save BIG yourself with one of these HelloFresh deals:

HelloFresh 2-Person Box w/ 4 Meals $89.31
1st box discount automatically applies ($40 off)
Shipping is free on your 1st box ($10.99 off)

Final cost $38.32 shipped – JUST $4.79 shipped per serving! 

❤️ MOST POPULAR: 

HelloFresh 2-Person Box w/ 3 Meals $70.93
1st box discount automatically applies ($30 off)
Shipping is free on your 1st box ($10.99 off)

Final cost $29.94 shipped – just $4.99 per serving!

Big family? Score 24 meals for less than you’d pay at the grocery store…

HelloFresh 4-Person Box w/ 6 Meals $226.75
1st box discount automatically applies ($120.01 off)
Shipping is free on your 1st box ($10.99 off)

Final cost $95.75 shipped – JUST $3.99 shipped per serving! 

*Note that you will receive your first gift after the fourth box, second gift after the sixth box, and third gift after the eighth box purchase. Gifts are available while supplies last.

*Already a Hello Fresh member? New and existing customers can head to the HelloFresh Market when you’re logged in to your HelloFresh account to add up to 50% off quick meals, breakfasts, desserts, side dishes, fresh produce, & more as a one-time addition to your regularly scheduled box– SO EASY! 

plate of pasta and salad

And trust us, you won’t miss the taste of fast food one bit!


Watch Hip Sidekick, Erica makes these Cheesy Beef Quesadillas look sooooooooo good🤤…

So, what is Hello Fresh?

HelloFresh is one of the largest flexible meal kit companies that offers up to 7 meal options per week, with fresh, pre-measured ingredients and recipe cards delivered right to your doorstep. Their Oven-Ready meal options require almost no prep whatsoever for busy weeknights, and their Family Friendly plan is perfect for picky eaters.

Plus, HelloFresh is super flexible too! You can skip weeks, swap recipes or plans, and cancel anytime – only order what and when you want. There are NO commitments!

insulated box with fresh ingredients

How does HelloFresh meal box delivery work?

  • Head to the HelloFresh website via our exclusive link
  • Choose a recipe theme: Meat & Veggies, Veggie, Family Friendly, etc.
  • Pick any combination of recipes in servings of 2 or 4 and the number of meals in each box
  • Head to checkout and select the day of your delivery – so customizable!
  • Score the automatic discount
  • Enter your payment information

Then comes the fun part! You will be automatically prompted to choose from a huge variety of over 100 tasty & wholesome meal options!😋

From there, your ingredients get delivered right to your door with freezer packs in the packaging so everything is super cold! One of my favorite parts is that HelloFresh packages all of the pre-portioned ingredients for each recipe in separate paper bags as a meal kit (except for meat) – so you can just get cooking!

young boy near Hello Fresh burger

Have kids at home? Let HelloFresh teach them essential life skills!

When we say HelloFresh meals are easy to prepare, we mean EASY enough even for kids to get involved with minimal supervision! That means more quality time together ✅ plus practice learning an essential life skill for them ✅ OR more time to get other housework done for you ✅!

In fact, this is Hip Sidekick, Melinda’s favorite reason to grab a HelloFresh meal delivery kit every now & then:

What I love most about Hello Fresh is how the meals are easy enough to get my kids involved. My daughter just turned 11 and my middle child is 9 and they tag-teamed on making us dinners a few nights when our box arrived. The step-by-step instructions are perfect for them to cook the meals from start to finish with minimal supervision needed. This gave them a boost of confidence in the kitchen and allowed them to see what they were capable of. They also tried out meals they aren’t used to having (like risotto with mushrooms in it) and realized they actually like more than standard kid food 😉

Hello Fresh meals are delicious and convenient but I love them the most for the experience this meal box gives our family. My husband likes to get involved too for these meals unlike a regular dinner night…haha! 

risotto dish with fork on recipe card

Need a bit more convincing? These drool-worthy HelloFresh recipes are Lina’s favorites…


One Pan BBQ Pulled Chicken Tacos with Creamy Slaw & Red Onion

hellofresh bbg tacos meal

These BBQ chicken tacos were a big hit with my kids! We love tacos, and the zesty BBQ sauce and chicken were delicious alongside some crunchy sriracha mayo cabbage slaw with chopped cilantro. The best part was this chicken was already cooked, so this was a true one-pan meal that was simple and quick to make!


Bahn Mi Style Meatball Bowls with Pickled Veggie Salad & Ginger Rice

Hello Fresh Banh Mi Meatballs

Okay, to be honest, this from-scratch meal had a few more steps involved like grating fresh ginger and garlic, and rolling meatballs, but the extra work was well worth this restaurant-worthy dinner! Oh my goodness, I loved this flavorful meal and want to create my own version soon. The Jasmine rice was so delicious and the aromatic beef meatballs were incredible!

woman holding two brown paper hello fresh bags

The internet loves Hello Fresh and I’m confident you will too! 

In fact, on top of having the most 5-star meal kit reviews, HelloFresh was named America’s best meal delivery service by USA Today and received America’s best customer service among meal kits from Newsweek. This news does not surprise me at all because I personally find the quality to be well worth it!


Let us know if you’ve tried HelloFresh and what your thoughts are on this meal box delivery service in the comments! 


About the writer:

Nicole has 7 years of blogging experience. While her primary background has been in the restaurant and hospitality industry, she is a self-taught couponer with over 10 years of hands-on experience and a desire to share her knowledge to help others save.


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Comments 17

  1. stephanietaylor

    Sold out

    • Jessica (Hip Sidekick)

      Thanks for letting us know what you’re seeing. It looks like it will be available later today – “Note that this page currently says sold out, however, it will be available again today right at 12:25PM EST so be sure to set an alarm! It sells out QUICK each day, so you’ll want to be fast to grab yours!” Good luck! 🤞🎄

  2. Cassie

    I got it yesterday after being unsuccessful the day before. Make sure you have all your info autofilled on your computer or phone.

    • Jessica (Hip Sidekick)

      Great tip, Cassie! SO awesome you were able to snag it yesterday! 🙌🎉 Enjoy your meal kit!

  3. Buddy

    December 8th, so visit again tomorrow at 12:25PM EST for your chance to snag this coveted delight.

    Says, tomorrow.

    • Jessica (Hip Sidekick)

      Hey there Buddy! When checking through, we’re seeing the same message; however, it seems that’s been the wording each day to indicate that the promotion is running through December 8th. 💚 Hoping you might be able to grab this later today! 🤞

      • Sandi

        Thank you.
        I already have my alarm set for 12:00 for Roller Rabbit pjs.
        IYKYK! Ugg…she’s only 15!

        • Jessica (Hip Sidekick)

          You’re welcome Sandi! Hoping you can grab all the goodies you’re on the hunt for today! 🤞💞🎄

  4. No

    I was in line for checkout and it was sold out at 12:26

    • Jessica (Hip Sidekick)

      Darn! Thanks for letting us know it went quick. Wishing you luck for tomorrow! 🤞

  5. hellfiregainz

    I had it in my cart and after all information and payment entered, once I hit submit it said sold out. you would think they would reserve your spot once it is in the cart lol

    • Jessica (Hip Sidekick)

      Such a bummer that happened with it being in your cart. 😔 Hoping you might be able to snag this tomorrow! 🤞

  6. Whitney

    Thanks for the heads up! I was ready to click at 12:25 and they were gone by 12:26, but I got one!

    • Trish (Hip Sidekick)

      Woohoo! 🎉 You’re very welcome, Whitney! SO awesome that you were able to snag one! Enjoy! ❤️💚

  7. hellfiregainz

    I’m creating my own! I found free printable online and it’s super simple to get the ingredients.

  8. SL

    Crazy! I had it in my cart as soon as it hit online, but said out of stock as I hit the pay button. Crazy and disappointing.

    • Amber (Hip Sidekick)

      DARN! That sure didn’t last long!

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