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Meal Delivery Service

Sun Basket

Sun Basket focuses on tasting good and doing good. Their organic meal kits feature “clean” produce and proteins, with nutritionist-approved recipes for a range of diets including traditional, Paleo, gluten-free, and vegetarian.

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Official Description

Organic and non-GMO ingredients & delicious recipes delivered weekly including family, gluten-free, paleo, and vegetarian options.

About the Food

Sun Basket offers a lot of details about their food and recipes, demonstrating how important tasting good AND doing good is to them.

Here are some highlights for you to chew on…

  • Sun Basket is a certified organic retailer, which helps them offer higher quality ingredients while supporting public health and preserving the environment
  • All Sun Basket recipes are reviewed by an in-house nutritionist with a focus on USDA dietary guidelines and modern nutrition science
  • Sun Basket screen all of their suppliers to ensure they’re procuring non-GMO produce (organic where possible) along with antibiotic and artificial hormone-free meat and sustainably-sourced seafood

Sun Basket is also transparent about allergen information and does not recommend their gluten-free plans for those with Celiac disease.

About the Plans
Classic Menu

The classic menu is ideal for adults and adventurous kids. There are traditional as well as Paleo, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian and Breakfast menus available.

If you’re focused on managing your weight, be sure to look into the Classic Plan’s Lean & Clean menu, offering great flavors with fewer calories using Sun Basket’s organic and non-GMO ingredients.

Family Menu

The family menu is tailored for, well families, with kid-friendly meals for four.

About the Chef
Executive Chef Justine Kelly

Sun Basket Executive Chef Justine Kelly

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You may also be interested to know about Executive Chef Justine Kelly, pictured above. She has competed on Iron Chef and is the former head chef at James Beard Award-winner The Slanted Door.

Sun Basket Diets
  • Gluten Free

  • Paleo

  • Traditional

  • Vegetarian

Recipes

Here are just a few Sun Basket recipes:

  • Chicken Parmesan with tomato-basil sauce and spaghetti
    Chicken Parmesan with Tomato-Basil Sauce and Spaghetti
  • Chicken schnitzel with parsnips and mushrooms
    Chicken Schnitzel with Parsnips and Mushrooms
  • Chicken Wings Barbacoa
    Chicken Wings Barbacoa

How it Works

Sun Basket How it Works

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Here’s how Sun Basket works:

  1. Start by choosing the adult-oriented 2-serving or 4-serving “Classic Plan,” the kid-friendly 4-serving “Family Plan,” or the “Lean & Clean”
  2. Next, depending on the plan, you can choose from traditional “Chef’s Choice,” Vegetarian, Paleo, and Gluten Free options, or a plan that includes breakfast
  3. Finally you’ll choose recipes you want each week and they’ll arrive at your home ready for you to cook healthy, organic meals

What’s Included

Every Sun Basket meal kit is packed with healthy, organic food. Here’s what you can expect:

  • Fresh “farm-to-table” food including organic, non-GMO produce, sustainably-sourced seafood, and hormone-free meats with “transparent labeling” so you know where it came from
  • Easy-to cook, nutritionist-approved recipes for 500-800 calorie/serving meals developed by an award-winning chef
  • Eco-friendly packaging along with recipe cards you can follow along with

Pricing

How much does Sun Basket cost? The average price per serving is $10.63. Below you’ll find weekly pricing as of Mar 18, 2017.

2 Servings
Classic

3 meals / week

$68.94 / week

$11.49 / serving

4 Servings
Classic

3 meals / week

$137.88 / week

$11.49 / serving

Family

2 meals / week

$79.92 / week

$9.99 / serving

4 meals / week

$159.84 / week

$9.99 / serving


Plans

Sun Basket offers two plans including Classic and Family plans. Here’s what’s what:

Classic Plans

Classic Plans deliver three meals for week for either two or four people. There are traditional, Paleo, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian, Lean & Clean, and Breakfast menus available. They’re all $11.49 per serving

Family Plan

Sun Basket’s kid-friendly Family Plans are good for four people, and you can choose from either two or four meals-per-week. All Sun Basket Family Plans plans are $9.99 per serving.


Shipping

Sun Basket does not charge shipping or any other additional fees.


Coupons & Offers

Be sure to sign up for Sun Basket emails as after a bit they’ll email you special offers like $40 off your first two weeks.

They’ve also got a “refer-a-friend” program that pays you $25 for every friend who signs up.

Key Features

  • Format

    Meal-kits you make yourself

  • Customizable

    Yes, weekly menus can be customized

  • Free Trial

    No, does not offer a free trial

  • Lunch Plans

    No, does not offer lunch

  • Meals for One

    No, one-serving plans are not available

Customer Service

  • Phone

    Call Sun Basket at (855) 204-7597. They’re available M-F 8am to 9pm, S-S 11am to 7pm PT.

  • Switching Plans

    Sun Basket is very flexible, allowing you to switch between their Classic to Family plans, as well as dietary options at any time prior to the “cutoff time” which is on Thursday 12 pm PT/ 3 pm ET. Also, please note that you cannot mix recipes from two different plans, though.

  • How do I cancel Sun Basket?

    Sun Basket allows you to skip a week or cancel at any time, though you’ll have to call to cancel.

    As with switching plans, the cutoff time to cancel your subscription or skip a week is on Thursday 12 pm PT/ 3 pm ET, the week before your scheduled delivery date. If you cancel after the cutoff you will still receive your “basket.”

  • Refunds

    Sun Basket offers a money back guarantee on all food provided you contact them within 7 days of delivery.

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Delivery Area

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Official Video

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About the Creators

Sun Basket was found by the Adam Zbar, creator of the Webby-winning Tap11 social analytics platform.

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