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How to Cook with Herbs

Cooking with Herbs | A Beginner's Guide

So, you’re strolling through the produce section and you think to yourself, “What’s all this green stuff?”. You accidentally pick up parsley when you really needed cilantro, or basil when you were actually looking for mint. Sound familiar? We’ve all been there. Cooking with herbs can be quite the challenge when you’re not familiar with what’s out there. To help you increase your knowledge in the kitchen and unleash the Master Chef inside of you, we’ve created a quick guide for cooking with herbs.

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How Do You #GetChefd [Week of March 20th]

How do you #GetChefd | Meal Kit Giveaway

This week’s roundup of #GetChefd creations include a few of our favorite classics as well as a brand-new recipe that’s perfect for spring! So what flavors did we see recurring this week? Zesty citrus and fresh seafood were a common theme amongst home chefs, and we can’t wait to see these bright, fun trends continue throughout the season. See some of the entries below and check back on Facebook to see who won!

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Our Favorite 7 Ingredient Meal Kits

7 Meal Kits with 7 Ingredients or Less

You may not know it but you don’t need a gaggle of ingredients to create an amazing dish that the whole family will love. Just a few, quality and complementary ingredients can create something spectacular. We’ve created a handful of dishes that combine just seven ingredients or less—saving you time without compromising on flavor. Take a look at these innovative and delicious dishes here!

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How to Cook En Papillote

How to Cook En Papillote

Cooking en papillote has become one of the hottest new cooking trends—but it really isn’t new at all. En papillote, French for “in parchment”, is a simple, mess-free way of cooking that gives you the best possible flavor when cooking fish, lamb, or poultry. This cooking style has been around for decades, and it’s revolutionizing modern cooking. Learn all about cooking en papillote here!

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How Do You #GetChefd [Week of March 13th]

How do you #GetChefd | Meal Kit Giveaway

Each and every week, we’re surprised with all of the delicious ways you #getchefd. Take a look below at the four chosen home-chefs to see the cream of the crop this week! Check back every week to take a look at your competition—you could be the next to win a $50 Chef’d gift card!

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8 Life-Changing Benefits of Our College Meal Plan

8 Reasons Your College Student Needs the Spoon University Meal Plan

Pizza, ramen, and microwaveable meals have become the standard menu for a college student, but it doesn’t have to be. The Spoon University Meal Plan gives college students the ability to eat well all week long without the need of a full kitchen. See how this meal plan can help your student live a better, more balanced life here!

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Sick? Here's 10 Cold-Busting Meal Kits You'll Love

Sick? Here's 10 Cold-Busting Meal Kits You'll Love

‘Tis the season...for colds. The weather is changing from winter to spring and with that change comes the inevitable sniffles. If you’re one of the unlucky that’s caught onto this terribly-popular trend, we have a cure for you. We’ve compiled our top 10 cold-busting meal kits that will help you put up a strong defense and kick your symptoms to the curb!

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How Do You #GetChefd [Week of March 6th]

Meal Kit Giveaway | March 6th

Want to see what our customers are cooking this week? Take a sneak peek into the kitchens of these four home chefs! Fiery fajitas and jumbo scallops take center stage this week in a series of mouth watering culinary creations. Take a look at how these customers #GetChefd at home and stay tuned to see who won! We’re announcing the winner today on our Facebook!

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Cooking with Onions | A Beginner's Guide

A Beginner’s Guide to Cooking with Onions + 6 Meal Kit Suggestions

There are nearly endless varieties of onions out there—do you know how best to use them? We’ve broken down the top six types of onions so you can become the master chef you truly are. Below, you’ll find our quick and easy, beginner's guide to onions along with a few delicious meal kit suggestions so you can taste the differences for yourself.

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How Do You #GetChefd [Week of February 27th]

How do You #GetChefd | Meal Kit Giveaway

March is here! We’re one month into our How do You #GetChefd competition and we’re just as impressed as day one. This week, we received delicious photos featuring Chef’d classics—from our ever-popular Coriander NY Strip with Jalapeño Chimichurri by RAHM FAMA that packs a mean punch to our quick, easy, and creamy One Pan Orecchiette Pasta. Take a look at these delicious culinary creations below!

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7 Ways to Lower Your Carb Intake This Week

7 Tips to Lower Your Carb Intake this Week

Controlling the types and amount of carbs you consume is easier than you might think. If you’re looking to make a positive change in your diet, click here to learn a few simple tips to cut down on carbs this week.

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5 French Meals You Can Easily Recreate at Home

5 French Meals You Can Easily Recreate at Home

French cuisine is made with a wide variety of ingredients, cooked slowly, and known for its finesse and flavor—but don’t be intimidated. French cuisine is a lot easier to do on your own than you think. If you’re looking to taste a little bit of France, try our top five French meal kits. From creamy bourguignons to light salads, we’ve got it all and more.

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How Do You #GetChefd? [Week of February 20th]

How Do You #GetChefd? [Week of February 20th] | Meal Kit Giveaway

We’re a month into our meal kit giveaway and our jaws are still dropping! Last week, we gave away our first $50 gift card, and we’re giving another one away in no time. This week, we had the most entries ever—so hat’s off to these winners for being our top culinary creations of the week. Stay tuned—you could win!

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7 Easy Ways to Eat Healthier This Week

7 Ways to Eat Healthier This Week | Healthy Meal Kits

Looking to make better choices in the kitchen this week? No matter the reason, staying healthy during the week is a lot easier said than done. The obligatory happy hour, dinner and drinks with an old friend, and those times where you just don’t want to cook—all of these things happen, but don’t let them get in the way of your goals. Here's seven ways to stay on track and eat better this week.

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7 Best Sources of Protein for Vegetarians

7 Meatless Proteins Vegetarians will Love | Vegetarian Meal Kits

Protein is one of the most vital nutrients that your body needs to perform its best. This powerful source of nourishment helps the body repair muscles and give it the energy it needs to keep going. Don’t eat meat? Don’t fret. There are many other sources of protein that cater to your vegetarian lifestyle. Here are seven meatless proteins that you can slip into your diet today!

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11 Gifts That Any College Student Would Love

11 Gifts That Any College Student Would Love | Spoon University Meal Plan

Want to treat that college student in your life to something special? We’ve compiled a few gifts that will make their lives a lot easier—food, gadgets, and more! Keep reading to score your college student something they’ll totally love—and use.

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Cheese Please! Our Top 13 Cheesiest Meal Kits

Cheese Please! | Our Top 13 Cheesiest Meal Kits

Looking for more cheese to love? Of course you are. We’ve broken down our massive catalog of meal kits by cheese to help you explore some new and exciting flavors. So go ahead, feast your eyes (and your stomach) on these 13 cheesy meal kits below.

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Meal Prep with Chef'd | 7 Meal Kits for #MealPrep

Meal Prep with Chef'd | 7 Meal Kits for #MealPrep

Did you read “meal prep” and think, “oh no, another salad”? Being healthy doesn’t mean eating like a rabbit! There are tons of different, delicious ways to stay on track without relying on basic leafy greens. Because our kitchen is full of over 400 meal kits, we’ve narrowed down the list to our top seven meal kits for meal prep, making it easier than ever eat better this week.

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How Do You #GetChefd? [Week of February 13th]

How Do You #GetChefd | Meal Kit Giveaway

It’s that time again! Every week, we take a peek at what you’re eating. From delicious burgers to gourmet filets, we love to see how you put your own spin on our signature meal kits. This week is no different! We’ve round up the top four culinary creations showing us how you #GetChefd. Take a look at our best chefs-in-training here!

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Ingredient Spotlight: 8 Meal Kits for Tomato Lovers

Ingredient Spotlight | Meal Kits Featuring Tomatoes

Are you a lover of tomatoes? Of course you are! They're juicy, full of antioxidants, and go with just about anything. It’s no wonder that chefs from all over the world sneak tomatoes into just about every dish. Here are 7 meal kits to feed your cravings

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4 Unexpected Health Benefits of Grapefruit

4 Unexpected Benefits of Grapefruits | Chef'd Meal Kits

Tart and tangy, grapefruits are packed with flavor. Their underlying sweetness is cut by a savory bitterness that rivals the ever popular taste of our favorite citrus—the orange. What does a grapefruit have an orange doesn’t? Immense health benefits that qualify them as super fruits. Read about the top 4 benefits of adding grapefruits to your diet here!

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5 Ways Meal Kit Delivery Can Change Your Life for the Better

Chances are, you’ve heard of meal kits. You’ve read about them, you know someone who has tried them, or maybe you’ve even tried them yourself! Meal kit delivery is taking over the food world—and for good reason. If you’re thinking of taking the plunge, here’s some encouragement. Here are five ways that meal kit delivery can change your life for the better.

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How Do You #GetChefd? [Week of February 6th]

How do you #GetChefd | Meal Kit Giveaway

Another delicious week has come and gone, and we can’t get enough of your pictures! We’ve released a few new meal kits this week that will make your eyes bulge, mouth water, and stomachs growl. Take a look at how these Chef'dys put their own personal touch on our new meal kits here.

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Boozy Desserts | 8 Recipes You’ll Love

Looking for a delicious spin on your favorite desserts? How about a new way to enjoy your favorite booze? Why not both? We’ve compiled a list of the tastiest, booze-injected recipes that combine your two loves—alcohol and dessert. No matter if you’re making them for one or for a party of 20, these are sure to be your new go-to when you’re craving something sweet.

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How Do You #GetChefd? [Week of January 23rd]

How Do You #GetChefd | Meal Kit Giveaway

Want a $50 Chef'd gift card? Of course you do! Show us how your #getchefd on social media for a chance to win! Take a look to see if your meal made the cut! If not, don’t stress—keep chopping, slicing, and dicing for your chance to be featured next week!

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6 Unique Date Ideas for Your Foodie Valentine

Valentine's Day For Foodies | Food Delivery for Valentine's Day

Everyone loves to eat, but your valentine loves it a bit more than the average bear. Can’t figure out what to do this February 14th? We’ve got you covered. Here are six fun, unique, and exciting date ideas that will help you impress your date, without the expensive tab.

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February | What's in Season This Month?

What to Eat in February | Healthy & Fresh Meal Kits

February is just a few days away! Love, football, and delicious food are in the air and we can’t get enough. The shortest month of the year brings us many delicious winter veggies that we simply can’t wait to devour. Click here to find out the best foods to stock your pantry with this month!

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The Tasting Team: The Millennial

Chef'd | Meal Kits for Millennials

Elizabeth, the youngest member of team Chef’d, is a lover of all things food. This Millennial's passion for the food industry led her to our doors, where she now spearheads some of our most exciting projects. Read about her experience using Chef'd here!

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Cast Iron Pans | Cleaning & Care Guide

Cast Iron Pans | Cleaning & Cooking Guide

While cast iron pans are the pan to end all pans, they demand specific maintenance and care. Without the proper care regime, your cast iron pans will be rusted and worn out before you can say “What’s for dinner?”. Don’t worry, we’re here to help you restore your cast iron skillet and keep it well maintained for decades. Keep reading our cast iron cleaning guide below!

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Get Ready to Grub | Host a Game Day Party That Wins

Get Ready to Grub | Host a Game Day Party That Wins

Game day is just around the corner, and just like every year, you’re responsible for hosting a stellar party filled with delicious snacks, drinks, and, of course, your huge TV. Are you ready? If not, don’t stress. We’ve compiled a few tips to ensure you don’t get tackled on the 1. Read them here!

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Healthy Meal Kits | Top 5 Kale Meal Kits

Everyone’s favorite leafy green seems to be sneaking its way into just about every dish. If you’re like most, you’ve probably hopped on the kale train, we certainly have, and you might be wondering “Why is kale a thing?" We've got all the answers plus our top 5 meal kits featuring kale here!

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Introducing: How Do You #GetChefd? [Contest]

How Do You #GetChefd? | Learn About Our Meal Kit Giveaway Here!

At Chef’d, we’re all a bunch of foodies—if we’re not eating food, we’re talking about it. What’s trending, meal kits we tried, what’s happening with the latest celebrity chefs—you name it, we’re gabbing about it. We want to add YOU to the conversation. We love seeing your take on our delicious meal kits, and we want to share them with everyone. Post your culinary creation on social media with #GetChefd for a chance to win a $50 gift card! Learn more here!

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Top 10 Dinners in a Bowl

Top 10 Dinners in a Bowl | Quick & Easy Meal Kits

Sometimes, dinner is best served in a bowl—from burrito bowls to acai bowls and all one-bowl-wonders in between. They’re quick to make, easy to prep, and make dinner time a little but more convenient. Are you looking for a simple dinner solution tonight? Try one of our top 10 dinners in a bowl!

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