12 Best Daily Harvest Meal Recipes

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With life busy, healthy eating tends to take a back seat. Of course, we don’t blame you, especially since so many of us go back to the office. However, there is a solution that will keep you from reaching for those salty chips during the afternoon slump—let’s introduce our plant-based, ready-to-eat meal delivery service, Daily Harvest.

While Daily Harvest started as a juice service, its collection now includes harvest bowls, soups, flatbreads, chia bowls, and other nutritious meals. The “catch,” if you can call it that, is that each recipe consists of only organic fruits and vegetables. An added bonus: All of our Daily Harvest menu options are gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegan, without sacrificing flavor. It is important to note, however, that Daily Harvest will not work for those on the keto diet because it includes healthy carbohydrates in its recipes.

Although the number of calories and protein is relatively low, Daily Harvest meals are not necessarily for weight loss or dieting purposes. Instead, these recipes help you get all the fruits and vegetables you need on a daily basis effortlessly. (Over-scheduling, we’re looking at you.)

How much does a daily harvest cost per serving?

Daily harvest plans depend on how many items you want and whether you want them weekly or monthly. Prices also depend on the menu items you select. The cheapest option on the menu is the oats and chia bowls at $5.99. Smoothies — which claim fame for serving — are $7.99 while Harvest Bowls — the most expensive menu option — are $8.99. If you’d like to pre-order large quantities of Daily Harvest’s healthy foods, you can do so with a box:

  • 9 cups for $69.75 a week
  • 12 cups for $89.88 per week
  • 24 cups for $167.76 per week

First-time Daily Harvest customers can get great deals, like $35 off their first chest. All shipping and taxes are included, which means there are no big surprises at checkout. If you change your mind about your week’s order, you can easily switch your selection from the menu on the Sunday before your scheduled delivery time using the Daily Harvest app.

Whether you order weekly or monthly, we know it’s not necessarily cheap. Daily Harvest doesn’t hold back when it comes to quality, and they have pretty much all the superfoods covered. Without further ado, here are 12 of our favorite Daily Harvest recipes that will keep you snacking healthy and appetizing, while saving you precious time and effort.

cookie bites
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This Daily Harvest menu option deserves a serious round of applause for its delicious taste. Who doesn’t love the taste of chocolate chip dough? Another reason we love the cocoa and vanilla nibs is that they’re packed with a ton of nutrients but they’re effortless, unlike some of the other menu options. Take those bites out of the freezer and you’ll have your midday or post-meal meal. It’s just like taking a spoonful of cookie dough before your batch goes into the oven.

smoothie
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Juice was Daily Harvest’s original offering, so naturally one of the frozen drinks would appear near the top of the list. This cherry and almond smoothie is a real winner because it evokes some nostalgia with its peanut butter and jelly. Not to mention, it contains 11 grams of healthy plant-based protein. To make your Daily Harvest smoothie, all you have to do is put it into a blender with the liquid base of your choice. (Refer to Daily Harvest Almonds at the bottom of the list if you need a base for mixing.)

Chipotle bowl
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If you’re craving a burrito, this is the next best healthy thing. She replaces quinoa with rice, and all the typical Mexican seasonings combine to create a stand-alone meal that’s packed with fiber. One of our favorite things about Daily Harvest dishes is that you can use them as a base, and throw in a little roast chicken or a fried egg for something extra non-vegetarian.

soup bowl
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Soup lovers dream about a cold winter’s day, this one is full of delicious flavors inspired by Asia. Immune-boosting cremini and shiitake mushrooms are just the ingredients my doctor ordered, especially throughout cold and flu season. This soup is truly a testament to the fact that soup doesn’t have to be boring. The soups on the Daily Harvest menu require mixing them with a cup of water or broth before heating, which can easily be prepared in the microwave or on the stove.

Flat bread pizza
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Pizza night, but make it healthy. The best thing about Daily Harvest bread is that it’s always gluten and dairy-free, like all the other recipes on the list. That’s right, even the base is gluten-free (hello, sweet potatoes). The tomato and pepper bread is particularly delicious and pizza due to the combination of tomato, pepper and oregano. It may not be as filling as a standard slice of pizza, but it is a welcome accompaniment to the soup.

juice with coffee
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Caffeine lovers, hands up. This Daily Harvest juice combines cold brewed coffee with raw cacao and results in a Frappuccino-esque benefit. Daily Harvest partners with Vega Coffee to give customers some of the world’s best quality coffee and coffee recipes, like this one. This specific juice also adds another star ingredient: ashwagandha, known for its stress-reducing properties.

fruit bowl
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Breakfast became much easier and delicious. Wake up and recharge your antioxidants with this bowl of chia infused with blueberries. Pair those blueberries with chia seeds — known for their great nutritional content in a small, low-calorie package — and you’re in business. It is worth noting that to get the best possible taste, the ingredients should be soaked overnight in milk of your choice.

latte coffee
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Be your own barista with the Matcha Coconut Latte. This product is particularly innovative and saves you a large number of trips to your local coffee shop. Everything is in preparation. All you have to do is run hot water over the latte pod, add milk and heat.

bowl containing food
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We chose this bowl because it’s one of the more fun Daily Harvest menu options. They’re not lying when they say it tastes like grits and greens. Go Southern style of your kitchen and pack all the good stuff, including fonio – an ancient grain known to improve digestion. Like the other bowls from Daily Harvest, the pelleted feed bowl serves as the basis for added protein for an easy weeknight meal.

juice drink
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Another juice, why not? Fans of mint chocolate chips will be especially impressed by how deceiving the healthy ingredients of this smoothie can be. It’s full of ingredients known to fight free radicals – like peppermint and chlorella – yet tastes like a milkshake.

apple bowl
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When it comes to breakfast options, we’d be remiss not to mention Daily Harvest’s classic oatmeal recipe. Something about a cold fall day is tempting with a blend of nuts, cinnamon, and organic gluten-free oats. This bowl of oats is the healthy alternative to all kinds of sugar-packed instant oatmeal.

Almond milk
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Of all the almond milks on the market today, this Daily Harvest recipe is definitely a step higher. The only ingredients it contains are almonds and a dash of Himalayan sea salt. While you can use any milk you have at home to mix up some Daily Harvest recipes, its milk adds an extra creamy effect to smoothie recipes, bowls, and soups.

How long will the Daily Harvest meals last?

Daily Harvest meals last up to three months in the freezer, so don’t worry if you don’t grab your snacks right away. It is important to note that meals should not be re-frozen once taken out of the refrigerator. Daily Harvest plans allow for a lot of flexibility, unlike other services available. Via their iOS app, you can edit, pause, or cancel your orders if you change your mind.

Not all of us can direct our in-house Top Chef every day, but we don’t have to worry about meal prep or grocery shopping. With a little help from a totally healthy meal delivery solution, snacks and meals come together effortlessly and within moments.

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