Sun Basket VS Home Chef

UPDATED Dec. 2017

You may have noticed that Sun Basket and Home Chef occupy numbers 1 and 2 on our top list, respectively. That is because their offers are superior to those of all other meal delivery companies currently on the market. This Sun Basket vs. Home Chef comparison is designed to highlight the unique advantages of both services and help you determine which one of them would make you happier.

In our comparison process, we rely on 6 major criteria, including meal options, variety, nutritional value, portion size, flexibility, and price. It is time to see how Sun Basket and Home Chef compare to one another in terms of the degree to which they satisfy the aforementioned criteria.

Meal Options
Variety
Nutritional Value
Portion Size
Flexibility
Price
Avg. Meal Price
$11.99
$9.95
Shipping
$6.99
free over $45
Delivery Areas
47 states
48 states
Final Rating 9.9/10 9.6/10

Meal Options

Sun Basket offers 2 distinct meal plans, including the Classic plan and the Family plan. The Classic plan brings you Paleo, vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free, and lean and clean, low-calorie recipes. The Family plan offers all of the above, except for vegan and lean and clean recipes, and it is particularly designed to be kid-friendly.

Home Chef does not offer specialized meal plans. Instead, it asks its customers to state which ingredients they do not or cannot eat and offers recipe recommendations based on the stated preferences. Both vegetarian and omnivore recipes are available.

Variety

Sun Basket offers 18 fresh meal ideas every week. With the Classic plan, you can choose 3 out of 12 recipes and cook for 2 or 4 people. With the Family plan, you can choose 2, 3 or 4 out of 6 recipes and cook for a family of 4.

Home Chef offers 12 new recipes every week, along with lovely add-ons, including a smoothie and a fruit basket. You can order 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6 recipes for 2, 4 or 6 people.

Nutritional Value

Both Sun Basket and Home Chef are known for the high quality of their ingredients and their optimally balanced meals. No matter which one you choose, you are getting wonderfully nutritious meals that are providing your body with all the energy and nutrients it needs. However, Sun Basket does score some extra points in this department, as it uses organic ingredients whenever possible.

Portion Size

No one hates small portions more than we do and we are happy to say that Sun Basket and Home Chef are two services that know how much customers value ample portions. Both companies offer portions large enough to satisfy those with greater appetites and in some cases, there may even be some leftovers to enjoy later.

Flexibility

Sun Basket and Home Chef offer perfectly flexible subscriptions. Both services allow you to skip a delivery or end your subscription whenever you want, easily and quickly.

Price

Sun Basket meals come at the price of $11.99 per serving with the Classic plan and $9.99 with the Family plan. Your first delivery comes with free shipping. All subsequent deliveries come with a $6.99 shipping fee. The food you receive from Sun Basket comes with a 100% money-back guarantee.

Home Chef meals normally cost $9.95 per serving, unless otherwise indicated. In some cases, the price may be even lower. Add-ons cost $4.95 each. Shipping is free of charge on orders over $45. Orders that cost less than $45 come with a $10 shipping fee.

Side by Side Comparison

Type Of Service
Prepared Meals
Pre-Portioned Ingredients
Snacks
Company Approach
Professional Chef
Nutritionist-Approved Recipes
Professional Guidance
Sustainable Food Sourcing
Humane Farming
Antibiotic Free Foods
Hormone Free Foods
Recyclable Packaging
Meal options
Weight Loss
Vegetarians
Vegans
Paleo
Organic
Fitness
Gourmet
Families
Diabetics
Gluten-Free
Seniors
Delivery and Shipping
Contiguous USA
Delivers To Alaska And Hawaii
International
Free Shipping
Skip/Cancel Anytime
Money Back Guarantee
Bonus
Gift Cards
Marketplace
Free Cookbooks/Recipes
Knowledgebase
Live Chat
 
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