9 Best Black Friday Meal Kit Deals 2022: Home Chef, Blue Apron, HelloFresh
There’s much to love about meal kits that ship fresh (in some cases oven-ready!) ingredients straight to you. So we’re pleased to report the Black Friday meal kit deals of 2022 have officially started rolling out. Whether you’re looking to learn new recipes, cut down on takeout, save time on meal prepping, avoid schlepping to the grocery store, or order a thoughtful holiday gift that you don’t have to ship, now is the time to get in on these Black Friday deals.
When is Black Friday?
Black Friday 2022 arrives on November 25 (ahem, merely one week from now). Cyber Monday, then, falls on November 28. In addition to the Cyber Week–long deals you can nab on meal kits, these days will present ample opportunities to save on kitchen equipment, mattresses and bedding, fitness gear, beauty products, clothing, and much more, at top retailers like Amazon, Target, Nordstrom, Dyson, and Our Place.
Where to shop the best Black Friday meal kit deals
Quite a few SELF Certified (meaning editor-tested and -approved) meal plans have activated their Black Friday deals for the shopping season, namely Blue Apron, Home Chef, and Hungryroot. These meal subscription services earned high marks from our testers for their high-quality ingredients, creative (yet easy-to-follow) recipe cards, and, most importantly, delicious meals. If you aren't sure which is the best meal kit for you, you can start by perusing these services and their weekly menus.
What are the benefits of meal kit delivery services?
Often for a price equivalent to a grocery store run, meal kits serve as an easy way to cut back on trips to the supermarket and to try your hand at cooking a variety of meals using precise proportions of high-quality ingredients. Meal kits usually provide simple-to-follow recipes prepared by chefs and culinary experts, and if you have any sort of dietary preferences and concerns, many meal kit delivery services offer a range of healthy meal options including pescatarian, plant-based, vegan, keto, gluten-free, calorie-conscious, paleo, and dairy-free.
The best early Black Friday meal kit deals going on now
If you’ve never given a meal kit a try but have always wanted to, now’s likely your chance to save on some of these services. They also make excellent subscription gifts for the foodie in your life. For Black Friday, popular (and SELF Certified) delivery services like Home Chef, Blue Apron, and HelloFresh are offering great discounts. If you’re wondering what the prices are for various meal kit delivery services, how many servings each box provides, and which ones are on sale for Black Friday and Cyber Week, we’ve broken down the details of each below, including coupon codes. (For further reading, take a look at our meal kit buying guide for choosing the right meal kit delivery service for you.)
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