Veestro is a fully vegan and organic meal delivery service. With Veestro, you get meals made entirely from plant-based ingredients and without any meat, chicken, fish, dairy, eggs, or honey whatsoever. Veestro is the creation of sibling team Mark and Monica. The pair grew up in Costa Rica, where fresh, home-cooked meals with tons of fruits and vegetables were the norm. Through Veestro, they hope to introduce this way of life to American consumers.
Purchasing a Veestro subscription is incredibly straightforward. While most meal-kit companies make you pay according to the number of people in your subscription, Veestro lets you just select by the number of meals and leaves the rest up to you. Basically, you can select 10, 20, or 30 meals every 1, 2, or 4 weeks
There are 3 types of subscriptions to choose from. You can have the ‘Chef’s Choice’, which contains pre-selected meals, or you can select each meal yourself from the A La Carte menu. The weekly menu offers 35 meals to choose from, broken down into 5 breakfast meals and 30 entrees. There is also a third plan called the Weight Loss Plan, which contains 15-21 pre-selected meals in each box.
With the Chef’s Choice, you can select from customer favourites, high-protein, and gluten free combinations. If you go for the A La Carte option, you’ll see helpful tags at the top of your screen that allow you to sort by high-protein, gluten-free, low-calorie, nut-free, soy-free, or kosher. As mentioned, all the meals are completely vegan, so you don’t have to worry about any animal-derived products getting mixed in with your meal.
Since Veestro products are preservative free, they can be kept up to 8-10 weeks in the freezer, or 1 week in the refrigerator. You can pause and resume your subscription at any time. Overall, this is a really convenient service because you can stock up on as many meals as you like and then eat them at your own pace.
Veestro is a combination of the words ‘Vegan’ and ‘Bistro’, and it lives up to its name with a massive selection of fresh vegan and organic meals. With an incredible 35 meals to choose from each delivery, you could say Veestro is proof of how diverse a vegan diet can be.
We took a look at Veestro’s menu and loved most of what we saw. If we had to narrow the list down to 3 favorites, we would pick the following.
Jackfruit Pozole. Jackfruit is making a name for itself as a popular vegan meat substitute. What’s more, the jackfruit is 100% fruit, so it’s super healthy. This spin on the traditional Mexican pozole dish really brings out the flavor in the jackfruit. It includes tons of ingredients, including hominy, pinto beans, onions, ancho pepper, lemon juice, guajillo pepper, garlic, paprika, salt, corn tortilla, cumin, oregano, black pepper, and cilantro. Around half of the ingredients are organic, and the meal is nut-free and soy-free.
South Indian Coconut Stew. This hearty meal is Veestro’s take on one of the most popular Indian curries. It contains Adashah, a vegan protein based on lentils, flaxseed, garlic powder, and turmeric, sitting on a bed of basmati rice. It includes an extraordinary range of flavors, including coconut milk, cauliflower, red peppers, onions, Chinese chard, garlic, grapeseed oil, parsley, cilantro, salt, mustard seeds, curry leaves, paprika, turmeric, and chili flakes.
Lentil Meatloaf. If it wasn’t clear by now, Veestro offers plenty of plant-based protein to keep you strong. This thick, hearty meatloaf is packed with green lentils, grains, proteins, and a savory gravy. Ingredients include carrots, celery, onions, broccoli, cauliflower, miso, parsley, millet, dill weed, and black pepper.
Compared to other vegan meal kit deliveries, Veestro is competitively priced. The cost depends on how many meals you order with your delivery. For 10 meals, the cost is $117, which works out to $11.70 per meal. The price then drops to $216, or $10.80 meal for 20 meals, or $297, or $9.90, for 30 meals.
The good news is shipping is completely free for all auto-delivery orders. However, one-time orders are subject to a $9.99 shipping fee. Deliveries are every week, 2 weeks, 4 weeks, depending on what you select. You get billed each time your delivery is shipped. All orders are shipped using FedEx. Veestro delivers to any physical address in the lower 48. It doesn’t ship to Hawaii, Alaska, or Puerto Rico.
All Veestro products are shipped with dry ice, measured to just the right amount that it disappears before you open your package. Each meal is packed in 100% compostable carton trays or 100% recyclable BPA-free plastic pouches. You don’t have to be at home to receive a delivery, but it is recommended you put the boxes in the freezer as soon as possible.
f you’re looking for fresh, prepared vegan meals for you and/or your family, then Veestro has you covered. With Veestro, you get a choice from an incredible 35 completely plant-based meals each week or month. That means you never have to worry again about animal-derived ingredients mistakenly finding their way into your food!