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Frequently Asked Questions

What comes in my Sun Basket?

  • Developed by our award–winning California chef Justine Kelly.
  • Most meals take about 30 minutes to prepare using easy-to-follow recipes.
  • Dietitian–approved recipes with typically 500–800 calories per serving.
  • Pre–measured ingredients for less food waste and easier cleanup.
  • Our packaging is recyclable or compostable.
  • Learn more about our recycling program.

Classic Menu: Our signature menu, featuring healthy spins on restaurant–worthy dishes, with a mix of global flavors and comforting classics.

  • Choose 3 recipes per week for 2 or 4 people.
  • $11.99 per serving, $6.99 shipping fee per order (first week delivery is always free).
  • Choose any recipe you like each week, regardless of your meal plan.
  • Classic Menu Meal Plans:
    • Chef’s Choice: Healthy favorites from our chef. Our chef’s hand-picked recipes, highlighting peak seasonal organic produce, top-quality meats and seafood, and unique house-made sauces.
    • Paleo: More meat & veggies, less carbs. Fuel up with clean, high-protein recipes full of fresh organic veggies, top quality meats and seafood, and no dairy, gluten, grains, soy, or corn.
    • Gluten-Free: No gluten, just delicious. Lose the gluten without feeling deprived, with fresh vegetables, top quality meats and seafood, plus our chef’s favorite gluten-free alternatives.
      Please note, Sun Basket meals are prepared in a facility that handles wheat, and while the Gluten-Free meal plan follows a gluten-free diet, due to risk of cross-contamination, meals are not suitable for people with severe gluten intolerance.
    • Lean & Clean: Around 550 calories per serving, loads of flavor. Manage your weight and feel great with delicious meals high in protein and fiber, with no gluten, dairy or added sugars.
    • Vegan: Organic produce & plant-based protein. Creative meatless recipes with seasonal organic produce, plant-based proteins, and our house-made signature sauces.
    • Vegetarian: Balanced dinners full of organic veggies. Vibrant, creative recipes starring fresh, organic producer, responsibly sourced dairy, and organic eggs.
    • Pescatarian: Plant-forward with a healthy dose of seafood. Combine the benefits of a vegetarian diet, rich in seasonal organic produce, with an added dose of wild-caught, sustainably sourced seafood.
    • Mediterranean: Seasonal produce, lean meats, & healthy grains. Enjoy seasonal produce, lean meat & wild-caught seafood paired alongside whole grains, good fats, and fresh herbs.
    • Quick & Easy: Get dinner on the table with even less time & effort. We send you our lowest fuss recipes without compromising on taste or quality.
    • Diabetes-Friendly: Healthy, delicious meals designed to help manage diabetes. Take the guesswork out of meal planning and cooking.

Family Menu: Our most delicious menu for taste buds big and small, with lots of vegetables cleverly tucked into kid-friendly recipes the whole family will enjoy.

  • Choose 2, 3 or 4 recipes each week for 4 people.
  • $10.99 per serving, $6.99 shipping fee per order (first week delivery is always free).
  • Family Menu Meal Plans:
    • Chef’s Choice: Our chef’s favorite recipes, featuring the season’s best organic produce and sustainably sourced meats and seafood. Comfortably feeds a family of 4. Available in 2, 3, and 4-recipe meal plans.
    • Vegetarian: Delicious, family-friendly vegetarian recipes, available in 2-recipe Family meal plans.

How do Sun Basket plans work?

  • Skip a delivery or cancel anytime prior to the weekly cut off every Wednesday before your delivery at 12 p.m. PT / 3 p.m. ET.
  • To skip a week, go to Schedule.
  • To cancel you can contact our support team via a toll-free line.
  • You will not be charged when you skip a week prior to the weekly cut off.
  • We want you to love your Sun Basket.
  • 100% money back guarantee on all food, contact us within 7 days of delivery.
  • We’re not happy unless you’re happy.
  • Carefully engineered packaging to sustain freshness even after it arrives on your doorstep.
  • Currently shipping to most zip codes in the United States, excluding AK and HI, and parts of ND, MT, and NM.
  • Deliveries are scheduled on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday between 8am and 9pm, depending on delivery area. More delivery options coming soon!

What is the difference between Classic Menu and Family Menu?

Our Family Menu makes things simple. Choose from 6 delicious kid-friendly recipes each week with Chef’s Choice and Vegetarian Meal Plan options. All recipes are portioned for 4 adults with leftovers for families with younger children. We offer our best value on Family Menu plans, with the option to upgrade to our Classic Menu to unlock more choice.

How do I cook with Sun Basket?

  • Your pantry should include olive oil, grapeseed or sunflower oil, plus salt and freshly–ground pepper
  • We occasionally call for wine or butter as an optional recipe item
  • To cook you’ll need basic pots and pans, knife, vegetable peeler, grater, zester, cooking spoon, spatula, ladle, and a measuring cup
  • Each week use My Menu to select the perfect meals for you
  • For a dinner party, double up on one recipe, or repurpose a recipe as a starter dish
  • Cook and freeze soups and stews for make–ahead meals
  • Substitute in a healthy snack instead of a meal

What does healthy mean to Sun Basket?

  • Sun Basket carefully screens our suppliers to select the highest quality produce available.
  • Sun Basket is proud to feature organic produce. Sometimes an ingredient is not organic due to weather, seasonality or other factors, or because that ingredient can’t be classified organic (like sea salt or wild–caught salmon). Organic ingredients in meal kits are clearly labeled upon delivery.
  • We develop our recipes to use the best the season has to offer, so some ingredients may be different than depicted.
  • Our meats and seafood are free of antibiotics and artificial hormones and come from fishermen and ranchers who share our commitment to sustainable practices.
  • Our standards meet or exceed the standards of most natural grocery stores.

What if I have food allergies or intolerances?

How do I manage my account?

  • All changes must be made the Wednesday before your delivery by Noon PST / 3pm EST.
  • To select your weekly meals, go to
    My Menu.
  • To see recipes you’ve ordered in the past, go to Rate Recipes.
  • To skip a week, go to Schedule.
  • To cancel, please complete the information here.
  • Know a friend who would love Sun Basket? With our new Refer-a-Friend
    program, give them $40 off their first delivery and you’ll get $40 when they join Sun Basket.
  • Send Gifts for 1, 2, or 4 weeks of Sun Basket meal delivery.
  • Schedule your personalized gift note to be emailed on the date you select.
  • Your gift recipient can select their favorite recipes and the delivery date that works for their schedule.

* 2 person and 4 person gifts available for Classic Menu. Family Menu gifts coming soon!

About Sun Basket

  • Our recipes are created by Chef Justine Kelly, formerly of James Beard Award-winning restaurant The Slanted Door.
  • She’s passionate about teaching people how to create delicious, healthy meals using the best ingredients and globally–inspired flavors.
  • A California Bay Area native, with long–term relationships with the area’s best local purveyors.
  • Direct access to the freshest organic produce and clean ingredients — we bring the farmer’s market, specialty shop, butcher and fishmonger right to your doorstep!
  • Save time — no menu planning, no grocery shopping, and no measuring.
  • Save money — we send you exactly what you need, so you’re not buying a big block of tamarind paste or extra herbs that will go to waste.
  • Fresher than the grocery store! We bring you the highest quality meats, seafood, and fresh-picked produce directly to your table.
  • Every week, Sun Basket donates an average of 1000 pounds of food to Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo counties, the New Jersey Agricultural Society Farmers Against Hunger, and Hope Food Pantry of Monroe County.

Contact Us

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