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Blue Apron On The Menu

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Blue Apron is back on the menu! Whenever I start getting recipe fatigue I look to Blue Apron to keep dinner interesting. And with date nights at home and indoor restaurant dining at a minimum, getting both food and an experience delivered to your door is the perfect stay-at-home solution. This post is sponsored by Blue Apron. 

Kath with blue apron table scape

I am SO excited to bring Blue Apron back on the menu!

When Thomas and I were first dating, we used to cook Blue Apron meals together all the time. We had a subscription and would split up the recipe tasks to cook a new-to-us recipe together.

(This was my favorite ever Blue Apron showcase post: Blue Apron in the Garden)

Recipe fatigue has crept back in

Since having Birch, admittedly our cooking energy has been running on low power mode. Add a little quarantine to the mix, and we’ve been feeling pretty stale about fresh ideas for the kitchen. You’ve seen it – we have taco night and homemade pizza every.single.week. 

Jazzing up the menu with new recipes

Blue Apron reached out and asked if we needed a solution for recipe fatigue and I said YES as loud as I could. I truly think Blue Apron’s recipes are impressive, delicious, and off-the-beaten path. We even make them over and over again (the chipotle meatloaf and panko salmon are our very favorite recipes!) I love that they keep all their past recipes in a Cookbook page so you can reference your favorites again and again. 

Special Promo: $60 off!

I asked if you guys could have a special deal as well and I have a $60 off promo to share with you: get $60 off your first 3 boxes

If you’ve tried Blue Apron before you do need a new account to get the promotion. It’s a great deal on food, especially if you’ve been doing grocery delivery and take out food for months. There is a lot of flexibility in the plan you choose, and you can change your servings, cancel, pause, or skip a week at any time.

Get two meals on your doorstep for just $27!

For the 2 person plan x 2 meals that’s normally $47 a week, get that for just $27 for the first 3 shipments. Plus you get to choose between 23 different recipes each week so you know you’ll get something you’re craving. I often focus on seafood, especially since they aim to include sustainable seafood as recommended by Seafood Watch, and recipe styles that I wouldn’t normally make at home. 

My parents are going to try it for the first time! If mom can do it, you can too :mrgreen: 

So what was on the Blue Apron Menu this time?

Honey-Lime Tilapia with Sesame Seeds and Bok Choy Rice

This meal was the perfect showcase of flavors – sesame oil and sesame seeds (perfectly portioned in packets), a packet of Southern spices (garlic powder, ground mustard, smoked paprika and cayenne pepper), and honey + fresh lime. 

Calabrian Shrimp + Spaghetti Squash with Capers, Kale, and Breadcrumbs

We LOVED this meal – the panko breadcrumbs toasted with dried oregano and olive oil made the whole recipe – I loved the crunchy topping!

The shrimp smelled so good cooking with the Calabrian Chile Paste.

I also loved the capers, and the kale and spaghetti squash packed in the fiber and nutrition.

Spicy Chicken Stir-Fry with Carrots + Green Beans was a hit as well – both kids enjoyed!

I hope you all will give Blue Apron a try if you haven’t or a re-try if you have. Skip that extra grocery store run, and checks one more “What’s for dinner?” off your list. Even as a once or twice a month treat, it’s always a fun experience. 

Thanks to Blue Apron for sponsoring this post.

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