As a mom my days seem like a constant cycle of running errands, dropping off at school, picking up from school, dishes, laundry and "hey I just swept the floor". Hours can go by before I realize I skipped a meal or that the only thing I ate was whatever was leftover from my kids' breakfast or lunch. That's why I was so happy to discover Splendid Spoon! A ready to eat meal subscription service that is plant-based, vegan and GMO-free. Read on for my honest thoughts and how you can get $60 off your first three boxes.
Disclaimer: I was sent a box from Splendid Spoon free for review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. This post contains affiliate links, signing up for Splendid Spoon through these links may result in me earning a small commission at no additional cost to you.
Splendid Spoon Review
Splendid Spoon Review | About Splendid Spoon
Splendid Spoon is a plant-based, subscription meal delivery service that brings ready made meals right to your door!
With the motto "Busy Can Be Healthy", Splendid Spoon aims to provide healthy options for those in-between times and on-the-go meals when it is so easy to stop a drive-thru or grab a not so healthy snack. Splendid Spoon knows how busy parents are because it was founded by a mom back in 2013.
Splendid Spoon sends smoothies for breakfast and and ready to eat meals for lunch right your door!
Meals from Splendid Spoon are Vegan, Gluten-Free, & GMO-Free.
Splendid Spoon Review | How Does It Work?
Like all subscription box services, Splendid Spoon offers a few different plans for you to choose from - I'll get into the nitty gritty of that in a bit.
Unlike most meal services however, Splendid Spoon's meals are "heat and eat" which means all you need to do to prepare them is pop them into the microwave or pour the contents into a saucepan and heat on your stovetop.
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Each week you'll be able to select from over 50 meals and as you eat more of their meals you'll be able to make notes of which ingredients you'd like to avoid, so you're really able to cater the meals sent exactly to your liking.
Splendid Spoon ships FREE with a specified delivery date of either Wednesday or Friday, your choice! Don't worry if you're going to be out of a town for a while, you are able to skip weeks and pick when you want to get your next delivery.
Splendid Spoon Review | Available Plans
Splendid Spoon provides a lot of choices when it comes to picking a plan, more so than other services I've tried.
Lunch: A mix of 5 soup and grain bowls
Breakfast & Lunch: 5 smoothies & 5 soup and grain bowls
Breakfast, Lunch & Reset: 5 smoothies, 5 bowls, and 5 light soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Reset: 5 smoothies, 5 soup and grain bowls, 5 noodles, and 5 light soups for rest day
What Does It Mean to "Reset"?
A reset day means a day of soup! Enjoy 5 light soups for breakfast, lunch, dinner and two snacks - while also drinking water throughout the day.
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Splendid Spoon Review | My Thoughts
No Prep Time
If you've tried other meal subscription services where you need to cook the meal than you're familiar with those recipe cards that tell you how long it will take to prepare each meal. While I know I am not a "master chef", I do know how to read and follow directions and yet I always found myself taking much, much longer than the quoted time on the card.
With Splendid Spoon you do not have to worry about any of that!
My days are spent in my kitchen because my kids are always eating. They want snacks, they want breakfast, lunch AND DINNER - who do they think they are? (Kidding, of course) yet while I am always feeding them, I'm never feeding myself and now that I'm 30-something, I think it is time to start making healthier choices.
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A Healthier Breakfast On The Go
Most mornings we are rushing to get to school on time and while I am perfectly capable of getting food on plates for my kids, I never seem to have any time for breakfast.
I love the idea of making smoothies yet I just never have the time to do all of the prep work that goes into making them, that's why I love the convince of the smoothies from Splendid Spoon. They are already made, no blender required!
I can grab a drink and drive (okay, that doesn't sound good) grab a bottle and.. nope, grab one of their smoothies and head out the door and safely be on our way.
A Lazy Lunch That is Delicious
When lunch rolls around if you work in an office (or you're currently glued to Zoom) the soup and grain bowl options for lunch are great!
If you're a stay at home parent, like me, these bowls are many, many (MANY!!) steps above whatever leftovers you eat off of your kid's plate. No more peanut butter and jelly sandwich crusts!
The bowls can be heated in the microwave (just take off the lid and seal) but they do get really hot, so I like to pour the contents into one of my bowls and eat it that way. You can also dump it into sauce pan and heat it on the stove, if you really feel like cleaning a pot.
I've really enjoyed my smoothies and bowls from Splendid Spoon. I'm not sure if I am sold on getting a box weekly but perhaps every other week, as I found myself going through the smoothies quicker than the grain and soup bowls , which probably means I've skipped more lunches than I've realized.
Splendid Spoon is not a weight loss system and it does not claim to be - this service is to help create healthy habits and provide healthier choices that are super convenient!
If you're days are jam packed and you're always on the go and you just need to "eat something quick", I highly recommend giving Splendid Spoon a try!