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I Tried Home Chef’s New Slow Cooker Meal Box!

Love the simplicity of Crock-Pot meals and grocery delivery?!
If you’d love to get fresh ingredients delivered to make homemade meals for your family, you’ve got to try the new Home Chef Fresh & Easy Meal Plans!

I was so excited to see that in addition to Home Chef’s typical weekly menus, they have a new service that offers a variety of alternative meal plans including low prep, or quick cook options. This includes slow cooker meals that are ready when you are, heat and eat meals, and oven ready or grill ready meals that come ready to cook in the baking container.

I recently tried two meals from this menu and chose the slow cooker options.

If you love your slow cooker like I do, this is a great way to prep when you have time and then have it ready at the end of the day! The Home Chef’s slow cooker meals are 6 servings which is a nice amount of food, and I was super impressed with the taste and quality! We even had yummy leftovers to enjoy the next day.

The best part, I didn’t even have to step foot inside a store!

I’m honestly not great at meal planning, so it was awesome knowing I have meals in the fridge ready to make for dinner. When your box arrives, it will include all the fresh vegetables, meat and pantry ingredients packaged in pre-measured amounts along with a recipe card with clear instructions to cook from. They even include a slow cooker liner for easy clean-up afterward!

I actually had my husband and son prepare one of the meals together and he never really “cooks”, yet was able to follow the instructions just fine! Now keep in mind, even though these are part of the the Quick & Easy plan, these are more from-scratch slow cooker recipes with some food prep like rolling meatballs and chopping produce, so it does require some kitchen prep time.

In my opinion, it was worth spending the time to create a gorgeous chef-inspired meal though! It can even turn into a fun family activity or cooking lesson for the kids.
Here’s how to sign up for Home Chef Fresh & Easy Meals:

Click on Get Started and enter your email address.
Add in your dietary preferences.
Get healthy slow cooker meals for as low as $8.30 per serving, delivered.

Here are the reasons I love Home Chef Slow Cooker Meals from their new Fresh & Easy Meal Plan:

Fresh high-quality produce and ingredients are delivered right to your door.
The recipes are easy to follow and understand.
Both meals we had were delicious tasting.
The portions were very generous at 6 servings. We had leftovers.
The whole family can help with making these meals.

Here’s how Home Chef Works –

After picking your meals on the Home Chef Fresh & Easy website, all of the ingredients come delivered conveniently to your doorstep in an insulated box with freezer packs. Each meal has a separate bag with all the fresh ingredients.

Just transfer the ingredients to your fridge and they will stay fresh for approximately 5 days after arrival.
These are the two delicious Home Chef recipes our family tried:

Meal #1: Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Meatballs 
These pork meatballs were super flavorful with pineapple and bell peppers. I loved the bright sauce and how fresh everything tasted. My kids especially enjoyed this slow cooker meal, and I used my rice cooker to cook the rice portion to make it even easier. This meal was a winner!

Meal #2: Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken Penne 
This meal was a total masterpiece and included a cream cheese herbed butter sauce that was so amazing! I loved the addition of fresh peas and will be adding that to pasta dishes in the future. We loved the leftovers this meal provided as well. This was a hit!

Overall, I was really impressed with our Home Chef Fresh & Easy slow cooker meals and would definitely order them again for my family! I felt like they were super tasty and I loved the ingredients that were used to design these meals. Plus, having everything delivered is AMAZING!

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