Healthy Chef Creations VS Freshly

UPDATED May. 2018
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Getting tired of cooking and planning meals every day? Need an easier, more convenient solution? Healthy Chef Creations and Freshly have got your back. Their food is healthy, tasty, and affordable! Check out our comparison chart and find out which one you should try out first!

Healthy Chef Creations
Organic meals for all ages & tastes
VS
Freshly
Gourmet meals that keep you fit

Highlights

Healthy Chef Creations
With Healthy Chef Creations, you get to enjoy organic, chef-prepared gourmet meals and decide on delivery frequency, portion size, and meal and side dish selection.
  • Average Price Per Meal: $12.99
  • Shipping Cost: $20.00
  • Delivery Area: 50 states
Freshly
Freshly offers reasonable prices and a rich menu filled with hallmarks of Italian and American cuisines, all made of fresh, natural ingredients.
  • Average Price Per Meal: $9.99
  • Shipping Cost: $0
  • Delivery Area: 27 states

Compare Features

Healthy Chef Creations
Best For
Best for home diners who want to enjoy healthy, organic, gourmet meals that suit their personal dietary needs
Menu/Meal Plans
With Healthy Chef Creations, you can choose from 3 meal programs, including The Healthy Chef Diet, Healthy Mommy, and Healthy Living, or opt for a la carte ordering.
Recipes/Meal Options
Healthy Chef Creations provides you with all your daily meals for 5 or 7 days a week with The Healthy Chef Diet and Healthy Mommy programs. With Healthy Living, you can choose to receive breakfasts and dinners, lunches and dinners, only dinners or breakfasts, lunch, and dinners for anywhere between 1 and 13 weeks (the available subscription lenghts depend on the specific program). If you decide to order your meals individually, you can choose from 10+ breakfasts, 20+ lunches, 20+ dinners, and more.
Meal & Recipe Variety
Healthy Chef Creations provides breakfasts, lunches, dinners, soups, entrée salads, desserts, snacks, smoothies, teas, its signature spa energy drinks, and kid-friendly meals. Its menu includes gluten-free, soy-free, low-carb, vegan, vegetarian, weight-loss, senior-friendly meals, and meals suitable for new and expecting mothers.
Food Quality
Healthy Chef Creations exclusively uses organic and natural ingredients. Its meals are made from scratch, using fresh ingredients, and delivered fresh. The service has received several national awards for taste and quality.
Nutritional Value & Portion Size
Healthy Chef Creations meals usually have between 400 and 500 calories. They consist of one 5 oz. entrée and 2 half-cup sized entrées. Larger entrées are also available. The meals are healthy, rich in nutrients, and generally well-balanced.
Subscription Flexibility
If you would like to change or cancel your order, with Healthy Chef Creations, you can do it anytime, but you must inform the meal delivery service about your changes by Thursday, 11:59pm ET the week prior to your next scheduled delivery day. To cancel your order, you must send the company an email.
Refunds
Customers who are not satisfied with the meals provided by Healthy Chef Creations may receive partial or full refunds in the form of credits.
Freshly
Best For
Best for home diners who prefer classics and comfort food
Menu/Meal Plans
Freshly provides its customers with a weekly menu to choose from.
Recipes/Meal Options
Freshly offers 25+ entrees and half a dozen breakfasts on its menu every week.
Meal & Recipe Variety
Freshly offers chef-prepared entrées and breakfasts for different diets. Its menu includes low-carb, high-protein, Paleo, omnivore, vegetarian, gluten-free, soy-free, dairy-free, and calorie-conscious meals. It offers both classic and exotic dishes, most of them originating from the American and Italian cuisines, with occasional Asian dishes.
Food Quality
Freshly exclusively uses fresh, natural ingredients. Its meals never contain any artificial flavors or colors and they are free from gluten, added sugars, and preservatives.
Nutritional Value & Portion Size
Most Freshly meals contain between 400 and 500 calories per serving. They are generally healthy and nutritionally balanced but they are not free from cholesterol and may contain more than 600 mg of sodium. The portions are usually around 13 oz.
Subscription Flexibility
With Freshly, you can change, skip, pause or cancel your order whenever you want. The deadline for making any changes is 11:59PM PST 5 days before your scheduled delivery day.
Refunds
If you are not satisfied with your delivery from Freshly, you may receive a full or partial refund or credit. You must report your complaints to the company within 5 days of your delivery date.

Compare Plans & Pricing

Healthy Chef Creations
Healthy Chef Creations Plans & Pricing
The Healthy Chef Diet
Number of weeksDays per weekPricePrice per meal
15$299.95$8.57
16$353.94$8.43
17$405.93$8.28
25$569.90$8.14
26$671.88$8.00
27$769.86$7.86
45$1099.80$7.86
46$1295.76$7.71
47$1483.72$7.57
Healthy Mommy
Number of weeksDays per weekPricePrice per meal
15$289.95$8.28
16$341.94$8.14
17$391.93$8.00
25$559.90$8.00
26$659.88$7.86
27$755.86$7.71
45$1079.80$7.71
46$1271.76$7.57
47$1455.72$7.43
Healthy Living - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Number of weeksDays per weekPricePrice per meal
15$289.95$8.28
16$341.94$8.14
17$391.93$8.00
25$559.90$8.00
26$659.88$7.86
27$755.86$7.71
45$1079.80$7.71
46$1271.76$7.57
47$1455.72$7.43
Freshly
Freshly Plans & Pricing
Meal Programs
Meals per weekPrice per weekPrice per meal
4$49.99$12.50
6$59.99$9.99
9$89.99$9.99
12$107.99$8.99

Suitable For

Healthy Chef Creations
Meals For Families
Meals For Kids
Meals For Seniors
Meals For One
Freshly
Meals For Families
Meals For Kids
Meals For Seniors
Meals For One

Compare Meal Options

Healthy Chef Creations
Vegetarian Meals
Vegan Meals
Paleo Meals
Keto Meals
Low-Carb Meals
Low-Fat Meals
Meals For Diabetics
Gluten-Free Meals
Organic Meals
Weight Loss Meals
Freshly
Vegetarian Meals
Vegan Meals
Paleo Meals
Keto Meals
Low-Carb Meals
Low-Fat Meals
Meals For Diabetics
Gluten-Free Meals
Organic Meals
Weight Loss Meals

Compare Extras

Healthy Chef Creations
A La Carte Menu
Gift Cards
Marketplace
Freshly
A La Carte Menu
Gift Cards
Marketplace

Compare Ratings

Healthy Chef Creations
FINAL RATING
9.1/10
Meal Options
Variety
Nutritional Value
Portion Size
Flexibility
Price
Freshly
FINAL RATING
9.8/10
Meal Options
Variety
Nutritional Value
Portion Size
Flexibility
Price

Compare User Reviews

Healthy Chef Creations
  • Submitted By Erica Miller on 04/07/2018
    Meals prepared fresh and catered to your exact calorie and dietary level. Comes weekly so meals are always fresh.
  • Submitted By Bruno Grills, on 12/28/2016
    I like this delivery, meals are great. I only wish they delivered more often.
  • Submitted By Marshall Dwayne, on 11/14/2016
    Very good. Didn’t expect it, thought I’d get some mashed casserole or sthg like that, but it was pretty good actually. Now I’m obsessed with that healthy diet of yours. Good job!
  • Submitted By Norma Bush, on 09/30/2016
    I like the variety and that everything is fully prepared. I hate those deliveries that make you cook. If I wanted to make it myself I wouldn’t need you for Christ sake! But Healthy is something else, I really like ordering from them. Dishes are great and I like getting a dessert every time!
Freshly
  • Submitted By Travis Wright on 02/05/2018
    Awesome meals, my only complaint is that they focus on chicken, more beef and pork wouldn’t hurt.
  • Submitted By Glenn Holmes on 01/25/2018
    Don’t know if it’s because of the shipping costs, but the 4-meal plan is too expensive. I mean, 4 meals and 6 meals cost almost the same, it’s like they are trying to force me to order more. And yeah, the meals are really good, I’m just talking about the ridiculous pricing.
  • Submitted By Molly Bunyard on 01/19/2018
    Great choice of entrees but the breakfasts are kinda boring.
  • Submitted By Chelsea on 01/16/2018
    Just tried my first freshly meal today. It was amazing. I would definitely order spaghetti squash and meatballs again. They did mess up on my first order (sent carved turkey when I ordered chicken parm) but customer service was quick to comp my next order. So far so good!

Winner

Freshly is a Paleo-inspired meal delivery service that brings you protein-packed, chef-prepared gourmet meals that are sure to keep you feeling full and energized throughout the day. It is eco-friendly, highly flexible, quite affordable, and dedicated to helping you eat healthy and stay fit. Read more about it in our objective Freshly review.

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