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A daily harvest smoothie is a delicious, healthy drink that can be enjoyed any time of the day. It's easy to make and has many health benefits. The process of making the smoothie takes less than five minutes and it can last
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This is an honest Daily Harvest Review about the subscription that delivers healthy food to your door! Find out if Daily Harvest is worth it + if we like it!

This post is not sponsored by Daily Harvest, but I am an affiliate of theirs and make a small commission if you choose to purchase it through my code/links. This post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Click here to read my policy and more about affiliate links. This post was originally shared in 2018 but has been updated.

If you’ve been around here for a while, you may have heard me talk about Daily Harvest before.

What is Daily Harvest?

For those of you that don’t know, Daily Harvest delivers farm-frozen, superfood based, pre-portioned, no-cook recipes, like smoothies, soups, and Harvest Bowls right to your door.

Everything they deliver is plant based, nutritious and has minimal ingredients. Daily Harvest boxes arrive on dry ice so you can just pop the convenient cups in your freezer + defrost as needed.

One of the most commonly asked questions I get when I post about the service is: Is Daily Harvest worth it? And do you have a Daily Harvest promo code?

I took the time to do a little research and tackle that question for you. Before we get into that though – I do want to tell you that I have an exclusive Daily Harvest promo code.

Why I love Daily Harvest:

Here is my honest daily harvest reviews:

  • Taste: I believe healthy food should taste GOOD… and all of Daily Harvest’s products are simply delicious.
  • Simplicity: All of Daily Harvest’s cups are extremely easy to prepare. With the smoothies, the only thing you need to do is add milk + blend. For overnight oats.. soak in milk overnight + heat in the morning. Bowls/soups – add water and heat. It really doesn’t get any easier!!
  • Convenience: Daily Harvest arrives with all of the cups frozen + on dry ice. You just have to place them in the freezer + enjoy at your convenience.

You’re definitely paying mostly for convenience in my opinion when it comes to Daily Harvest, which isn’t necessarily a bad thing – I’m totally cool with that from time to time!

Clearly I’m into it, but one thing I want to caveat is that I typically only order the smoothies, lattes and overnight oats from Daily Harvest.

While the soups/bowls are delicious, my digestive system doesn’t really love legumes, and many of their bowls/soups are legume heavy.

I also prefer to have more protein with my meals, and often find myself adding chicken or turkey to these meals, which kind of defeats the purpose of the convenience.

I encourage you to give all of the different types of cups a try though and see what option makes sense for you! Which brings me to my next point.. Daily Harvest has looooots of options.

Daily Harvest Price

Here’s the breakdown on Daily Harvest Prices

Daily Harvest Cost for Weekly Boxes

  • 9 cups, $7.75/cup | $69.75/week ($45.78 for your first week with my coupon code)
  • 12 cups, $7.49/cup |$89.88/week ($65.91 for your first week with my coupon code)
  • 24 cups, $6.99/cup |$167.76/week ($143.79 for your first week with my coupon code)

Daily Harvest Cost for Monthly Box

  • 24 cups total, $6.99/cup | $167.76/month ($143.79 for your first month with my coupon code)

Click here to sign up for Daily Harvest and get up to $40 off your first box when you use this link or code CLEANEATING.

Daily Harvest isn’t cheap. But… neither are good quality fruits, veggies, and supplements in general.

I truly believe you get what you pay for, while I don’t use Daily Harvest products everyday, when I do make them – I enjoy them and love how convenient they are to me.

Sometimes I only have 2 minutes before I have to run out the door, or I don’t want to spend time cooking another meal. Despite what seems like a high price tag… I think it’s worth it.

Daily Harvest options:

  • Weekly Boxes
    • 9 cups
    • 12 cups
    • 24 cups
  • Monthly Box
    • 24 cups total

With the Weekly or Monthly Box, you are able to build a custom box so you get to choose what’s inside or you can select to fill it with their best selling products.

You can’t go wrong with either way! I’d build out a custom box (and definitely include the Cacao + Avocado Smoothie, Chaga + Chocolate Latte, and Carrot + Chia Smoothie… thank me later! You can actually get all my favorite Daily Harvest picks in my custom box here! )

I think the best option here when starting it to go for the 9 cup box. You can try a few of of the smoothies, lattes, and bowls to get a good feel of all the different products.

If after a few days you realize it’s not for you… just cancel your subscription! If you wind up loving Daily Harvest, I’d definitely do the Monthly option.. it’s the best price per cup (which leads me to my next topic…)

What Comes In A Daily Harvest Box:

Daily Harvest has a number of different options with their cups including smoothies, harvest bowls, soups, lattes, overnight oats, chia parfaits.

You can get a box of my favorites here.

How to make a smoothie from Daily Harvest

  1. Fill your daily harvest cup to the top with milk or liquid of choice. I always use almond milk, but any milk will work.
  2. Pour into a blender and blend until smoothie
  3. I always add egg white protein powder and collagen for protein and extra spinach for more veggies!
  • A girl peeling the lid off a daily harvest smoothie
  • A close up of daily harvest smoothie ingredients
  • Pouring daily harvest into a blender to be blended
  • A girl pouring a blender full of daily harvest smoothie into a cup
  • Elizabeth Marino drinking a daily harvest smoothie in a kitchen

Daily Harvest Latte Reviews

I LOVE the Daily Harvest Lattes. They make me feel like I’m drinking a fancy coffee shop latte from the convenience of my own home.

They take about 2 minutes to make, and are really delicious. My favorite is the chaga + chocolate (I like to add espresso to it) but I also love the ginger + turmeric.

Something to note with the lattes, in each cup you get 3 individual single serving pods. So you’re really getting 3 drinks out of one cup. (Ginger Turmeric and Chaga Chocolate pictured below)

Daily Harvest Overnight Oat Reviews

So far the only Daily Harvest overnight oats that I’ve tried are the Mulberry + Dragon Fruit. It was really tasty, and super simple to make.

You just need to add almond milk the night before you want to enjoy them, shake it up + heat in the morning!

Overnight oats are very simple to make on your own (like with this recipe) so I don’t regularly add these to my subscription.

Instead I opt for things I can’t make at home as easily like the smoothies/lattes.

Daily Harvest Chia Parfaits Review

I was pleasantly surprised by the chia parfaits. I have made chia pudding on my own but didn’t really like it. The Chocolate Protein + Banana (pictured above with the berries on it) was really yummy and filling.

I divided it in half and had it for breakfast for two days. I haven’t tried the other flavor but I’m looking forward to trying it soon!

Daily Harvest Scoops Review

I was super impressed with the Daily Harvest Scoops! They’re healthier, plant based ‘ice cream’ made from real food ingredients.

The scoops come in 5 different flavors: Salted Caramel, MintChip, Midnight Fudge, Black Sesame and Berry Compote. They’re all really rich and delicious. My favorites are the midnight fudge and berry!

A girl eating daily harvest scoops in her kitchen

Daily Harvest Harvest Bowls Review

The Cauliflower Rice + Pesto is my favorite harvest bowl, although I truthfully haven’t tried many of the harvest bowls.

Legumes don’t really agree with my stomach very well, and many of the harvest bowls have legumes. I also find that the harvest bowls aren’t very filling on their own. I prefer adding chicken to them, and I feel like it defeats the purpose of the convenience.

Daily Harvest Soups Review

I love the Tomato + Zucchini Minestrone Soup. It’s full of flavor + so yummy! However, similar to the harvest bowls – I find that their soups aren’t very filling for me.

I really like hearty soups packed with protein, and while I love that these are veggie loaded – they don’t fill me up for a complete meal.

Daily Harvest Packaging:

Daily Harvest arrives in a cardboard box with an insulated cooler bag. The cups are on dry ice and stay frozen in transit.

When you get your Daily Harvest box – simply pop into the freezer + use whenever you’re ready!

Is it easy to cancel Daily Harvest?

Yes! It’s super easy. You have the option to cancel, skip, or pause your subscription with just the click of a button.

How long does Daily Harvest Last?

Each of the Daily Harvest cups have a use-by date on the bottom of the cup. Most of them last 3 months, although we usually eat them before then!

Everything is totally frozen though, so you don’t have to worry about the veggies going bad like you would with fresh!

Is Daily Harvest Really Healthy?

I think so! All of Daily Harvest’s cups are made with REAL food ingredients. No weird funky preservatives or things you have to google to find out what they are.

It’s hard to find convenient food that doesn’t skimp on quality!

Daily Harvest also freezes their fruits/veggies at peak freshness – which is nutritionally beneficial!

Is daily harvest good for weight loss?

Daily Harvest isn’t designed for weight loss, it’s made to help people it more plant based in a convenient way.

I’m sure you could lose weight eating/drinking their products – but if that is your main goal you’ll need to watch your portions/calorie intake. Many of Daily Harvest’s products are higher in carbs and lower in protein.

If weight/fat loss is your goal, opt for your meals to have high protein first, lots of veggies and some healthy carbs and fat. You can easily make Daily Harvest smoothies and bowls weight loss friendly by adding protein to them. I like to add protein powder to my smoothie and extra greens.

I add shredded chicken to my harvest bowls and soups

Is Daily Harvest Organic?

98% of the ingredients that Daily Harvest uses are organic, which I love!

Daily Harvest vs Smoothie Box

Price: Smoothie Box wins. Daily Harvest cups range from $6.99 at the cheapest to $7.99 at the highest. Smoothie Box is only $6/smoothie.

Variety: Daily Harvest wins. DH has much more variety that Smoothie Box.

Nutritional Value: Smoothie Box wins here for me. I love that they have the collagen packets for the smoothies. I normally add my own to Daily Harvest because their smoothies (while delicious!) are lacking in protein.

Taste: Tie! Everything I’ve tried from both companies is delicious.

Love subscription boxes? Check out our favorites!

  • Trade Coffee Review – A coffee subscription box
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  • Winc Review – A monthly wine subscription
  • Smoothie Box Review – Another smoothie box subscription we love
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