Martha And Marley Spoon Review 2023: All You Need to Know

November 16, 2020

Marley Spoon

Who is behind Marley Spoon?

Save time to make time for everything else you want to do.” – Martha Stewart.

You guessed it correctly, Martha & Marley Spoon is co-owned by none other than the renowned celebrity chef Martha Stewart.

This meal kit delivery service company proudly advertises meal recipes curated by Martha herself and her team of chefs and nutritionists to bring their customers.

Founded in 2014 by Fabian Siegel, Marley Spoon was relaunched in the U.S. in 2016 and rebranded the entire company to the now Martha & Marley Spoon.

Bringing in the same concept of serving pre-portioned fresh ingredients for curated recipes to make cooking at home easier and more cost-effective, the company has continued to raise awareness of the existence of meal kit delivery services in the U.S.

Martha & Marley Spoon boasts ways on how to make home basics, such as cooking, a bit easier to do and save up on time which could be spent with your loved ones.

Martha Stewart has teamed up with the company to create recipes that can be completed with just 6 steps and sometimes in under 30 minutes!

Get to know more about the company and read on.

What do Martha & Marley have up their sleeves every week?

Martha & Marley Spoon has decided to offer around 22 recipes each week for every diet that their customers may need.

With five main categories consisting of Health & Diet, Vegetarian & Vegan, Meat & Fish, Under 30 Minutes, and Family-Friendly, the company ensures that all customers will be well served.

As they proudly advertise 6-step recipes, they also offer the choice of having a maximum of 6 meals delivered right at your doorstep, with exception to vegetarian and vegan meals, either for 2 or 4 people.

You can save up on time by choosing which meals kits you want to be delivered to you for up to a month.

For vegetarian and vegan meals, you get to choose up to 5 recipes each week.

Most recipes from the meal kit company could be prepared within 30 minutes or less.

They also provide you with the necessary nutritional values per serving and indicates the potential allergens in their recipes.

Martha & Marley Spoon offers more than just meal kits

You read that right, the company actually goes beyond their 22-24 dishes per week ensemble by adding a few other kits for us.

In addition to the Health & Diet, Vegetarian & Vegan, Meat & Fish, Under 30 Minutes, and Family-Friendly meal kit categories that they have, Martha won’t be involved if there was no baking. That works the other way around too!

Each week, you get a mix of vegetarian or vegan and well-rounded mixed meat and vegetable meal kits.

If you scroll a bit further below these regular dishes, you’ll reach the gold mine of meal kits for baked goods and drinks!

In meal kits for desserts such as Martha & Marley Spoon’s Pink Lady Apple Crisp with Oats & Warm Spices, you will receive the essentials such as apples, oats, spice blend, and the like to achieve these treats.

In some meal kits, you’ll be lucky to receive a set of French Macarons and drip kits such as in their #CoffeeBreak in France meal kit.

You don’t even have to make the macarons yourselves! They send them to you in a box!

Recipes that caught our attention

Martha & Marley Spoon allows you to plan your meals way ahead. Even up to a month!

They provide you with a selection of available meals for the days of the month and you can always customize your meal kits before their deliveries.

Now, we are not connoisseurs of food but hey, here are two of the recipes that caught our eyes just to let your eyes have a peek at what Martha & Marley Spoon offers.

Tamari-Glazed Steak with Roasted Vegetables &Furikake Mayo

1. Tamari-Glazed Steak with Roasted Vegetables & Furikake Mayo

This recipe boasts flavor from the Japanese ingredient furikake which is a seasoning made with seaweeds to heighten the flavor of your dish. Drizzle this seasoning over your tamari-gazed steak and roasted vegetables to make your meals burst with flavors.

Start by roasting those veggies and whipping up your dressing.

Don’t forget to drench your steaks with tamari sauce. You don’t even have to make it yourself; you just have to pour it over the steaks. Get ready for dinner in just under 30 minutes.

Tomato-Basil Ravioli with Arugula Salad & Homemade Croutons

2. Tomato-Basil Ravioli with Arugula Salad & Homemade Croutons

In this meal kit, you get to channel your hidden Italian side by preparing the sauce from scratch.

There’s no pressure to it, really.

Martha & Marley Spoon provides you with 1 pack of cheese ravioli ready for boiling and all the ingredients you need for the sauce; and yes they throw the cheese in the bag.

Top the dish with basil ricotta and your arugula salad and finish it off with garlic-parmesan.

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How much does it cost to order a meal kit at Martha & Marley Spoon?

At Martha & Marley Spoon, you can choose to have your meal kits customized for 2 or 4 persons.

With a standard $8.99 shipping fee, you can have 2-6 meal kits delivered to you in a week.

Prices for 2 servings of varied meals for a range of diet types would cost you $41.99 for 2 meals up to $94.68 for 6 meals a week.

Word of advice, the website indicates a price for each portion of a meal kit. That means the reflected prices are only for a single person.

Always check the Total per week cost before checking out!

For 4 servings, you can avail 2 meals per week for $67.92 up to 6 meals for $153.36.

Martha & Marley Spoon

Be reminded that the maximum number of dishes for a full vegetarian week plan is 5 meals per week, without any changes in the price ranges.

The company does not force you to order every week once you subscribe to their services.

You can always skip a delivery week by scheduling a cancelation of delivery at least 5 days before the scheduled time.

At least 10 days before your scheduled delivery of meal kits, Martha & Marley Spoon will send you an email containing your meal choices.

From these recipes, you can select which one you want to swap into your weekly deliveries.

Pros and Cons of Ordering from Martha & Marley Spoon

  • Ordering is very straightforward.
  • They offer a lot of recipes each week.
  • You can swap recipes ahead of time if you are not satisfied with them.
  • You can skip a delivery week.
  • You can order up to 5 meal kits for a vegetarian diet.
  • They also offer desserts.
  • They offer seasonal recipes.
  • The webpage is very limited, with no filters and category selections.
  • Indicated prices may be misleading. Always note that the highlighted prices are per portion.
  • The recipe steps are not actually 6. They are just summarized per step.
  • The website does not feature bestselling recipes.
  • The shipping fee never gets waived.

Why Should You Order from Martha & Marley Spoon?

Aside from the fact that Martha Stewart is personally involved in curating the recipes from this meal kit delivery service, this company has a very wide range of recipes for selection.

In addition to this, the company does not stop innovating and changing their recipes as they pool in 20 new recipes per week.

Just like any other meal kit delivery service, Martha & Marley Spoon promotes channeling more of your time spent with your loved ones rather than in conceptualizing and preparing your meals.

They cover that part for you!

The company has also summarized all its recipes into 6 steps that are easy to follow.

Channel your inner Martha Stewart by trying dishes either made or inspired by her.

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Each week you’ll automatically receive great dishes, but as a flexible subscription, you can skip a week or pause your subscription anytime. You can also change delivery frequency, recipes, and the number of portions you’d like to receive.

Each recipe is designed for two portions, and the minimum order per box is four portions. Mix and match recipes as you please.

Yes! They create each week’s menu according to seasons, events and holidays. For example, the summer grilling season, back to school, and Thanksgiving. This means that breakfast recipes, side dishes, and desserts make frequent appearances on our menus. You will also see “add-on” items like Protein Variety Packs and Pantry Staples that you’ve told them you want or need.

They do offer recipes that are adjusted to certain allergens, but at this point, we do not offer a full menu fitting to specific allergies or diets, aside from vegetarian. They list all ingredients and allergens in our recipes. These can be viewed by clicking on the recipes here: You can also see this information when you are selecting your recipes in your own account, so you always know which recipes work for you. Please note however that all of Martha & Marley Spoon’s recipes and ingredients go through the same facility and production process. Even though they continuously do our very best to avoid any cross-contamination, they cannot guarantee against it. Additionally, as they work with produce that can easily change in supply and demand, they sometimes need to replace ingredients at the last minute. Regarding these changes, they reach out to you beforehand by email. If you have any questions about a specific ingredient or product, our customer service team is happy to give you further information. You can reach them by email ( or by phone (866-228-4513).

Yes! Login to your account to edit your order. Depending upon your region, you have up to 6 or 7 days before your delivery day to make changes. You can always see how many days you have left to edit your upcoming orders by logging into your account.

They source what’s in the season to ensure you cook with the freshest fruits and vegetables; we work with trusted suppliers to deliver quality fish, poultry, and meat to your table; and we partner with small-batch producers who make one-of-a-kind products with local ingredients.

Delivery days and times depend on your location. To see what days are available in your area click on “Pricing” at the top of this page, select a plan, and enter your zip code and email address.

Shipping is always $8.99.

Head to the “Settings” tab under “My Account” and select the “Edit Plan” button. Please note, this will not affect your current order. To change the plan on your current order, please contact customer care at

A flexible subscription means you decide which weeks to receive Martha & Marley Spoon deliveries, and you only pay for what you receive. Visit your account area to switch weeks on and off. You can plan up to six weeks in advance!

You can easily do so in your account area under “My settings”, but we’ll be sad to see you go.