With twenty ever-changing weekly recipes, Martha Stewart is making meal deliveries to doors all over the world. If you thought meal kits were boring or a tired idea of the past, you will be glad to hear that she is adding new spice to the mix. 

The recipes in Marley Spoon are neither boring nor always easy. They are recipes for people who love to cook, and most importantly, for people who love to eat. Meals come in a wide variety with something for everyone, including kids dishes, vegetarian options, gluten-free recipes, and more. 

And better yet, all recipes and meals are approved by Martha Stewart herself. She gives every meal her own little touch and flavor. If you have ever dreamt about recreating one of her masterpieces, this is your chance. 

The recipes are laid out into easy to follow six-step recipes. While, the pre-portioned ingredients save you the time and effort of measuring, plus they reduce food waste. It makes it easy to be boiling, searing, broiling, or grilling like a professional. Or like Martha, herself would. 

Overview

Marley Spoon was founded in Berlin, Germany in 2014, bringing pre-packed meals to a large portion of Europe. In 2015, they expanded to the United States, and in 2016 began working with Martha Stewart. 

With Marley Spoon, Martha Stewart helps to deliver recipes and portioned ingredients directly to your front door. The quality seasonal ingredients and spice blends help make the recipe unique, and the three-step process is simple and quick in bringing the meal directly to your table. 

Choose from the Twenty Weekly Recipes

Discover a meal plan that suits you and your family, choose your favorite dishes from the ever-changing and diverse twenty weekly recipes. 

Schedule a Delivery

Set the date you want the meals to arrive at your front door. Schedules are flexible, and Marley Spoon’s insulated boxes keep your food refrigerated during the delivery process. 

Start Cooking Your Meal

Open up your package and start cooking. The six-step process with easy to follow instructions and pre-portioned ingredients make preparing your meal simple and enjoyable. You will be enjoying a delicious meal in no time. 

Marley Spoon Menus

Marley Spoon menus offer twenty different recipes every week from five different categories. These categories are health & diet, vegetarian & vegan, meat & fish, under thirty minutes, and family-friendly. 

 

Every recipe listed includes its categorization in these categories, the expected cooking time, nutritional information per serving, any possible allergens present, as well as cooking difficulty expected. 

 

Although the menu is constantly changing, we will leave you with a few examples to give you an idea of the variety that Marley Spoon offers. To make it simpler, we have chosen to include one from each of their five categories. 

Crispy Shrimp Basket

 

Listed as kid-friendly and a seafood option, the Crispy Shrimp Basket also includes seasoned oven fries and slaw. It is ranked as an easy to cook meal and should take thirty to forty minutes to prepare. 

Grilled Veggie Tacos

Listed as a gluten-free option under 30 minutes, the Grilled Veggie Tacos also comes with chimichurri and queso blanco. The cooking difficulty is listed as easy, and the serving time takes twenty to thirty minutes. 

Berbere Chicken Thighs

Listed as low calorie and dairy-free, the Berbere Chicken Thighs also come with butternut squash and tahini sauce. They are listed as easy to cook and preparation time should be between thirty and forty minutes. 

Cheese Ratatouille Casserole

Listed as a vegetarian option, the Cheesy Ratatouille Casserole also comes with homemade basil pesto. It is listed as an easy to cook option and can be served in thirty to forty minutes. 

Beef Taquitos

Listed as spicy and kid-friendly, the Beef Taquitos also come with tomatillo salsa and jalapeños. They are listed as an easy to cook item with a preparation time of thirty to forty minutes. 

Plans & Pricing

Marley Spoon meals come in two main plans. Within these two plans are a variety of other options, each allowing you to choose between two, three, or four meals a week. Obviously, each individual meal is cheaper, the more meals that you order at a time. 

If you want to skip a week, it’s no problem and easy to arrange. Changing your meal plan is equally easy; all you have to do is give them a little notice. 

Two People

Perfect for couples, each meal comes with two portions. Two meals a week costs $10.25 per portion plus $8.99 shipping for a total of $49.99 a week. Three meals price is $8.99 per portion plus $8.99 shipping for a total of $62.93 a week. Four meals a week runs at $8.49 per portion plus $8.99 shipping for a total of $76.91 per week. 

Four People

Perfect for families and communal living situations, each meal comes with four portions. Two meals a week is priced at $8.49 per portion plus $8.99 shipping for a total of $76.91 per week. Three meals a week costs $7.49 per portion plus $8.99 shipping for a total of $98.87. Four meals a week runs at $6.99 per portion plus $8.99 shipping for a total of $120.83 per week. 

Shipping

Shipping costs $8.99 per week regardless of your chosen weekly plan. Delivery is generally scheduled on the day of your choice, once a week between 9:00 AM and 8:00 PM. 

Marley Spoon delivers right to your front door. If there is not anyone at home to receive the delivery during the allotted delivery time, they have a section to fill out regarding where the package can be left. The refrigerated boxes will keep your food safe until you are back and can properly store the food.

Bottom Line

Marley Spoon is an easy option that can get rid of the headache in preparing a meal for your family. With five thousand options, their wide variety of recipes and meals for a wide variety of tastes and dietary needs, they have something for everyone. 

That being said, in the modern world, you always trade one thing for another. Because of the trade for convenience that Marley Spoon offers, it is a little more expensive than some other options. This is  particularly true when creating the same dish at from scratch at home on her own. 

While some meals are complicated enough that the convenience makes a difference. In comparison, some of the simpler meals there isn’t a huge difference in preparation between making it from scratch and making it with the Marley Spoon kit. That being said, the Marley Bone option still saves you the time and energy of going to the store and compiling the ingredients. 

Marley Spoon gets our vote because the convenience is worth the price the majority of the time, and the meals are tasty, which is what is the most important thing. A great dinner can make any day, and you shouldn’t be denied that because you are too busy to put everything together yourself. Marley Spoon is a treat, and sometimes that is exactly what you need at the end of a long day.