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PETE’S PALEO Review 2022

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Top10.com Staff

In a Nutshell

Pete’s Paleo delivers 100% paleo meals that are prepared from fresh produce, cooked, and delivered to your doorstep. You’ll get fully-cooked paleo meals that you can pop into the oven or microwave and enjoy, without the hassle of finding recipes, shopping, chopping, and cooking. Various meal plans are available, including family and vegetarian options, and each week you receive a unique selection of tasty paleo meals.

pros

  • 100% paleo meals
  • Meals are pre-cooked
  • Most deliveries are free

cons

  • Expensive
  • You can’t choose your meals

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Best For

  • People who want to go paleo
  • People with no time to cook
  • People with gluten & dairy sensitivities

PETE’S PALEO Meal Plans

All of Pete’s paleo meal plans are paleo, but additional meal plan options are available including keto, Autoimmune protocol (AIP) Friendly, and Low FODMAP. Vegetarian meals are also an option as well as “Pete’s Paleo lite”, which are the same meals with smaller serving sizes.

How much does PETE’S PALEO cost?

The cost of Pete’s Paleo is higher than other meal plans, perhaps because all meals are gluten, soy, dairy, egg, and nut-free and organic ingredients are used. Cost is based on the number of meals ordered per week.

Membership cost
Price per plan
Price per meal
Price per week
Shipping

Free

5 meals, $79.95

10 meals, $149.00

14 meals, $196.00

20 meals (family plan), $280.00

$15.99

$14.90

$14.00

$14.00

Varies per plan

Free on all orders

How PETE’S PALEO Works?

Ordering

Pete’s Paleo is pretty simple: Place your order by Monday night. Food is shipped Wednesday and received by Friday. In the interim, farmers deliver their produce to the Pete’s Paleo kitchen the same day that it’s harvested and chefs whip up your meals, which can keep for up to a week in your fridge.

If you’re not sure which meal plan to choose, try starting with the smallest (5 meals, meaning 1 meal per weekday). You can change or cancel your subscription at any time, so you don’t need to worry about long-term payments.

When you get your delivery, you’ll see your meals in bags that are labeled “Meal 1,” Meal 2,” etc. This makes it easy to grab a bag and take it with you to work or heat it up at home.

Choosing meals

Weekly menus are posted on the Pete’s Paleo website and change weekly. Currently, you don’t get to choose what meals you receive, though you can choose whether you want pork included as a protein option or if you prefer a vegetarian plan. Ala carte items are regularly available.

All meals are gluten, soy, dairy, egg, and nut-free, which means they consist of poultry/meat and 2 vegetable side dishes. Each meal comes with 5-5.5 ounces of protein and 7 ounces of veggies. All produce used is organic and non-GMO, and meat is grass-fed and pasteurized.

Dietary/flavor options

Some of Pete’s Paleo’s meals include: Mediterranean chicken with roasted cauliflower and spaghetti squash, Rosemary and thyme-crusted turkey with garlic collards and mashed cauliflower, and Grass-fed beef chili with sauteed kale and roasted butternut squash.

Many dishes are based on North American recipes as well such as Balsamic roasted chicken with sauteed spinach and roasted beets, Seared steak with fall vegetables, and sautéed peppers, and Grass-fed burger with sautéed spinach and acorn squash.

Menu types/options

Pete’s Paleo is the signature plan which comes with 5 ounces of protein and 7 ounces of vegetables. Double protein or extra sides (veggies or low-carb starch) can be ordered.

Pete’s Paleo Lite includes smaller servings of the regular Pete’s Paleo meals for calorie-conscious folks.

 “Eat what you love” is an ala carte menu where cauliflower rice bowls, beef tenderloin, bone broth, and Pete’s Paleo bacon is available.

Pete's "New You" meal box is a 4-week plan that includes breakfasts, lunches, and dinners. The New You 3-day plan costs $500, while the New You 5-day plan costs $850.

With Pete's 21-Day Sugar Detox Plan, you can purchase 7, 14, or 21 dinners, which cost $163.50, $268.50, and $350.00, respectively.

Cooking instructions/recipe cards

Pete’s Paleo meals are fully prepared. No prep or cooking is required. Just heat and eat.

Add-On

Pete’s Paleo offers signature bone broth and bacon. Double portions of meat/protein or extra sides can be added to meal orders for an additional charge.

Pete’s Paleo meals include fresh, seasonal ingredients, and thus the menus change every week. Meals arrived prepped and ready to heat and eat.

Pete’s Paleo also carries its own swag- a men’s and women’s tee shirt as well as a Paleo by Season book.

PETE’S PALEO Dietary Options

Pete’s Paleo also offers keto, AIP Friendly, and Low FODMAP options, but these must be ordered separately from the meal plans and are delivered frozen. Other products that can be ordered separately include Pete’s Paleo bacon and bone broth.

Keto is very low-carb, so most meals will provide simply meat/protein and low-carb veggies such as winter bacon scramble or pork cabbage stew. If the ala carte option is used, you can “create” your own keto meals.

AIP is “autoimmune protocol” friendly is a fairly restrictive, elimination diet of no gluten, dairy, nuts, eggs, seeds, and certain seasonings and spices. Low FODMAP (fermentable oligo, di, monosaccharides, and polyols) is a diet used for gastrointestinal issues such as IBS, SIBO, bloating, or gas. As these meals are difficult to prepare at home, they may be worth the cost. They will ship frozen.

Important to note

With Pete’s Paleo, you can opt for vegetarian meals, though vegetarian proteins are not offered (beans, soy, etc. as these are not paleo). Vegetarian meals or “veggies only” are basically vegetable-based meals.

Other ingredients aren’t needed to create meals unless you want to add your own plant-based or animal-based protein once meals are received.

PETE’S PALEO App

Pete’s Paleo currently does not have an app.

PETE’S PALEO Customer Service

  • Hours of operation: Monday thru Friday: 9am–5pm PST (Phone and Email). Limited email on weekends.

  • Methods of contact: Email at info@petespaleo.com or call or text 619.363.7136
  • Getting refunds: Contact customer service by phone
  • Supporting documentation and additional reading: FAQ on website

How to Cancel or Pause PETE’S PALEO

Please visit the page below in order to manage your subscription:

https://www.petespaleo.com/account

How PETE’S PALEO Compares to Other Meal Delivery Services

What makes PETE’S PALEO different from other meal kit services?


Peter's Paleo
Green Chef
Factor_
Sunbasket

Number of dietary restrictions available

4

7

4

9

Number of meal plans

4

2

5

3

Amount of prep work required

5 minutes

30 minutes

5-10 minutes

5-10 minutes for prepared meals, 15-40 minutes for recipes

Packaging

BPA-free plastic bags and vacuum-sealed 

Eco-friendly packaging

Insulated boxes with gel packs

Compostable trays, recyclable cardboard and containers

Delivers on promises (e.g., 15 minutes to cook)

Yes

Yes, although cook times can vary

Yes

Yes

Pete’s Paleo vs Green Chef

Pete’s Paleo provides 4 meal plans while Green Chef offers 7. Pete’s Paleo prices are higher than Green Chef, though Pete’s Paleo meals are more convenient. Shipping is free with Pete’s Paleo meals and regularly costs $9.99 for Green Chef.

Pete’s Paleo vs Factor_

Both Pete’s Paleo and Factor_ provide low-carb or carb-conscious meals. Pete’s Paleo has more of a focus on food allergies and sensitivities and provides meals appropriate for those with Celiac disease and other medical conditions. Pete’s Paleo meals cost more than Factor_.

Pete’s Paleo vs Sunbasket 

Compared to Sunbasket, Pete’s Paleo meals are more expensive. Sunbasket has more dietary restrictions offered than Pete’s Paleo, though meals may take longer to prepare. Pete’s Paleo offers free shipping while Sunbasket is free for the first order, and $6.99 afterward. 

Bottom Line:

Pete’s Paleo offers 100% paleo meals that are appropriate for lower carb diets and those with food insensitivities. Meals are ready to heat and eat with no cooking required. All ingredients (poultry, meat, and produce) are organic, pastured, grass-fed, and non-GMO, as well as gluten, soy, dairy, and nut-free. 

Various plans are available, ranging from 5 to 14 meals a week, plus Family and Vegetarian plan options. Despite adhering to strict paleo principles, Pete’s Paleo meals are chef-prepared, creative, and delicious, so you don’t have to compromise on taste in order to eat healthy every week.

Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Pete's Paleo cost per week?
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Pete's Paleo's meal plans cost between $123 and $324 per week depending on how many people you plan on feeding. Additional items such as bacon, bone broth or double proteins will increase the cost. Shipping is free.
Is your facility allergy free?
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Our facilities are completely free of gluten and soy. We do manufacture other meals (not Pete's Paleo) which contain dairy and nut flour. Meals are appropriate for someone following a gluten-free diet, AIP diet or Low FODMAPS diet. AIP and Low FODMAPS meals ship frozen and will need to thaw before heating.
How big are the portions?
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Every meal is a single serving and comes with 5 oz. of protein and two 3.5 oz. of cooked sides or accouterments. This is plenty of food for almost all of our clients. That being said, we do have the option for larger portion sizes for those living a very intense training regimen. The upgrade will double your protein in each serving or add an additional side for each meal. If you're looking for a lighter option, the Lite Plan is 3.5oz of protein and two 2.5oz of cooked sides. You can get 7 meals for only $99!
Top10.com's editorial staff is a professional team of editors and writers with dozens of years of experience covering consumer, financial and business products and services.

*The information on this site is based on research, but should not be treated as medical advice. Before beginning any new diet plan, we recommend consulting with a physician or other professional healthcare provider. Results may vary based on various health factors, individual weight loss plans and adherence to the meal plan.

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