Ugly Food Makeover

Turning "Ugly" Food into Beautiful Meals

Each week we share a healthy recipe or simple preparation method for one or more of the items inside our box to help you reduce waste and find adventure in your kitchen. Dig in! 

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September 18, 2020

Although things aren’t totally back to normal, sports fans have been rejoicing about the fact that our beloved games are back! We've been relishing game days even more lately and we're excited to whip up the delicious snacks that are part of our fall sports traditions....

September 11, 2020

We rescued our first local apples of the season from Quarry Hill Orchard in Berlin Heights this week and we are shipping them to homes across Ohio! One of the many perks of living in the Midwest is experiencing the fall season and all of the delicious local apples that...

September 4, 2020

This week we had the pleasure of continuing our monthly restaurant recipe features at Betts, a perfect new spot in The Kimpton Schofield Hotel at the corner of E. Ninth and Euclid in downtown Cleveland. Betts is your good morning meal, your afternoon staple, and your p...

September 2, 2020

Today we are conducting a live, virtual cooking demo for our partners at Metro Health in Cleveland. Here's the recipe our own Nicole Ryan, Registered Dietitian and Founder of Good Soul Nutrition, is sharing so you can create the same dish at home using this week's deli...

With back-to-school season upon us, it’s time for more fast and fresh weeknight dinner ideas! We believe there is always room for more delicious plant-based meals, especially when they’re quick and family-friendly. These Meatless Sloppy Joes are brimming with vegetable...

August 21, 2020

Here at PIP we are always trying to come up with new ways to make eating healthy less challenging (and less expensive). Recently, we released our new Perfectly Prepped Box that is loaded with chopped, sliced and diced fruits and vegetables! The boxes change each week a...

Fresh tomatoes are the hallmark of summer produce. When they’re as beautiful and flavorful as they are now, keep things simple! Tuck them into a BLT, top them with fresh mozzarella, or toss them into pasta with basil. To showcase the gorgeous variety of heirlooms we re...

August 7, 2020

It's the first week of the month and that means it's time for our next Restaurant Recipe Feature! This week we traveled out to Rocky River to visit our friend Chef Joshua Ingraham at his new GO Buddha Meals Eatery. We brought him this week's box of Perfectly Imperfect...

We’re celebrating the peak of stone fruit season with an easy and delicious one bowl snack cake! What exactly is a snack cake, you ask? We like to think of it as a reason to eat cake for breakfast, snack or dessert. Our version is made with whole grain flour, heart-hea...

We think it’s high time for a cocktail, or a mocktail! This week we’ve got the sweetest, juiciest fresh cherries that deserve some time in the limelight. If you received cherries in your