How Dream Dinners Stacks Up: February Price Comparisons

Are you curious to see how Dream Dinners stacks up against grocery stores, restaurants, and meal kits?

Check out Chef Laura’s price comparison of a few of our February meals!

One of the great things about prepping meals at Dream Dinners is that you only pay for the ingredients you use, so there’s less wasted food, and you save money because you don’t have to buy more than you need for your recipe!

 

chicken_and_shrimp_carbonaraChicken and Shrimp Carbonara

Dream Dinners
– Average cost per plate: $8.29
– 600 calories per plate
– Goes from fridge to table in 20-25 minutes

Grocery Store (Walmart – National Chain)
– Average cost per plate: $21.71
– Goes from fridge to table in 50 minutes (30 minutes prep time, 20 minutes cook time)

Restaurant (Carrabba’s Italian Grill – National Chain)
– Average cost per plate: $19.99
– 1420 calories per plate

Meal Kit (Gobble)
– Average cost per plate: $11.99

 


 

mini_chicken_pot_piesMini Chicken Pot Pies

Dream Dinners
– Average cost per plate: $7.62
– 710 calories per plate
– Goes from fridge to table in 20-25 minutes

Grocery Store (Safeway – National Chain)
– Average cost per plate: $10.23
– Goes from fridge to table in 65 minutes (30 minutes prep time, 35 minutes cook time)

Restaurant (KFC – National Chain)
– Average cost per plate: $7.99
– 840 calories per plate

Meal Kit (Gobble)
– Average cost per plate: $11.99

 


 

mushroom_swiss_bistro_burgerMushroom Swiss Bistro Burgers

Dream Dinners
– Average cost per plate: $6.83
– 580 calories per plate
– Goes from fridge to table in 35-40 minutes

Grocery Store (Safeway – National Chain)
– Average cost per plate: $15.12
– Goes from fridge to table in 40 minutes (20 minutes prep time, 20 minutes cook time)

Restaurant (Red Robin – National Chain)
– Average cost per plate: $11.99
– 770 calories per plate

Meal Kit (Gobble)
– Average cost per plate: $11.99

 

Note: Chef Laura really did go to the grocery store, purchase the necessary ingredients, and prepare these meals to compare to Dream Dinners. All prices, prep time, and nutritional information are accurate as of February 2021. Restaurant prices and nutritional information was sourced from their company websites in February 2021.

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