Feeling uninspired in the kitchen? We’ve got your back. Or rather, these meal kit delivery services have your back. Although these come in many forms — fresh versus frozen; ready-made versus ingredients to prepare; subscription versus one-time purchase; with a specific dietary consideration in mind (or not!) — what they have in common is that they are delivered right to your doorstep. Here are 24 meal kit delivery services to try.
With its chef-cooked healthy meals, this brand is ideal for anyone who is short on time but doesn’t want to skimp on taste or nutrition. Fresh meals like homestyle chicken, seared summer steak and cauliflower shell Bolognese are appropriately portioned, feature clever nutritional upgrades and take just minutes to heat up before enjoying.
Think Daily Harvest only offers smoothies? Think again. The brand has branched out and is ready to take over your freezer with its soups, flatbreads, and oat, chia and harvest bowls. There are even bites (nutrition-packed snacks) and scoops (dairy-free treats crafted with nourishing ingredients). From breakfast to dessert, Daily Harvest has you covered.
This Minnesota-based company delivers freshly prepared meals directly to homes across Minnesota, Wisconsin and Illinois. From shawarma chicken to turkey osso buco, inventive dishes are crafted from scratch using responsibly sourced proteins, fresh produce and no highly refined oils. They’re also free of gluten, dairy and soy. With Origin’s direct-to-doorstep delivery, meals are left on your doorstep in a reusable cooler on ice packs.
The aptly named Rawvolution features fully prepared raw vegan meals. The California company is a favorite among such celebrities as Cher, Susan Sarandon and Alicia Silverstone. The Raw Box, which includes enough meals, snacks and beverages to feed one person lunch and dinner for several days, started out as a Los Angeles phenomenon back in 2001 and has since expanded to nationwide delivery.
Bet you didn’t realize that this Midwest meat-driven icon offered meals as well. There are skillet, one-step, slow cooker and even custom meals that employ Omaha Steaks’ legendary meats; think peppercorn steak, bourbon-glazed brisket, shrimp scampi and the like. And with the custom meal kits, you can even craft your own fajitas or stir-fry with your protein of choice. Meals/kits arrive frozen.
Plants are the name of the game with Purple Carrot, whose mission is to make vegan dishes convenient, delicious and healthy. You simply make your selects from the weekly menu then follow the instructions to craft delicious meals using the provided fresh ingredients. Purple Carrot is a great option if you are veggie-curious or are trying to incorporate more produce into your diet.
Icon Meals was designed with the health-conscious consumer in mind. The brand’s extensive lineup includes its flagship fresh chef-prepared dishes, like Angus beef chimichurri, turkey pesto sliders and homestyle protein pancakes, as well as protein coffee, crisps and popcorn. You can even buy Icon’s proteins, carbs and vegetables à la carte.
The brains behind this brand believe that food should heal both people and the planet — a belief we can get behind. With that in mind, Urban Remedy’s nourishing meals, salads, snacks and juices are crafted without dairy, gluten, white sugar, white flour or unhealthy oils. If you’re in need of a major reset, there are cleanses and regimented meal plans.
Sun Basket developed its fan following with its original offering of easy-to-follow recipes and complete ingredients, but more recently the company has unveiled oven-ready meals. With a focus on clean, healthy and sustainably sourced ingredients, the brand caters to consumers with dietary restrictions — from paleo to vegetarian to gluten-free and more — with its weekly changing dinners. You can also opt in for breakfast, lunch and snacks.
This Alabama-based company aims to bring Southern hospitality right to your doorstep, and it does just that with its heat-and-eat chef-prepared lunches and dinners plus snacks like almond energy bites. Delectable offerings include basil shrimp over roasted vegetable ratatouille; pulled pork over stone-ground grits with tomato jam; and pepper-crusted pork tenderloin with herb cream, wilted spinach and corn maque choux.
Sprinly’s fresh nutritionist-approved meals are organic, vegan, gluten-free and refined sugar–free. Plants are the star of the show in such dishes as zucchini noodle pad Thai with baked tofu and pesto pasta with sun-dried tomato cakes. The Cleveland-based company delivers its delicious, nutritious dishes to the Midwest, South and East Coast.
Have you tried recreating restaurant-quality ramen at home with mixed results? Ramen Hero is here to save the day. The kits — complete with protein, noodles, broth, accoutrements and more — should be frozen until you’re ready to prepare. When you’re having a ramen craving, simply follow the step-by-step instructions and voilà, dinner is served.
Epicured specializes in fresh gluten-free low-FODMAP meals that are approved by dietitians and crafted by Michelin-starred chefs. From full entrées to beverages and breakfasts to snacks, soups and sides, the company’s wide range of offerings makes clean eating easy — and delicious.
These fresh chef-prepared paleo-friendly meals change weekly based on what is seasonably available from the brand’s go-to farmers. That means a summer dish might be grass-fed beef burgers with summer squash while winter is more along the lines of mushroom and sage chicken meatloaf with sautéed kale. The common denominator? All are made sans gluten, dairy and soy.
HelloFresh’s packages include easy-to-follow instructions as well as pre-measured ingredients to help you create dishes like lemony lobster ravioli, cheesy portobello mushroom caps and Philly-style beef melts. Bonus: Each item on the online menu includes estimated prep time, so you can opt for a quick meal on weekdays and save the more intricate dishes for weekends.
Factor’s heat-and-eat chef-prepared meals are designed to make healthy eating simple — and they do. Fresh ingredients come together in dietitian-approved dishes like brisket ropa vieja, a keto mushroom burger and a peanut Buddha bowl. The brand rounds out its healthy offerings with cold-pressed juices, wellness shots, protein packs and the like.
Looking for something super convenient yet super nutritious? Look no further than Splendid Spoon. The company’s low-sugar smoothies, light soups, nutrient-dense bowls and wellness shots are all vegan, gluten-free and GMO-free. Plus Splendid Spoon is dedicated to sustainability in addition to its mission to help you feel good about food again.
This Texas-based company’s philosophy combines the clean eating of paleo with the balance of Zone to offer fresh whole-food meals that help people clean up their diets without missing out on the foods they love. We’re talking dishes like farmhouse breakfast hash, Cuban mojo pork roast and jalapeño pulled pork enchilada that are bursting with both flavor and nutrition.
Nutrition for Longevity plucks produce from its own regenerative farms so that your nutrient-rich fare is delivered to you within 48 hours of harvesting (seriously). Meal plans can be tailored to your specific dietary needs or preferences. Not sure what you need? Set up a consultation with a registered dietitian who will help create an individualized nutrition plan for you.
This Illinois-based company delivers its inventive, delicious meal kits to nine states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin. Meez Meals gets its name from the French philosophy of mise en place, meaning having everything ready to go when you’re ready to cook. With that in mind, the brand gives you the satisfaction of serving your family a homecooked meal without the tedious, time-consuming tasks of cutting, chopping and the like. It’s a win-win!
Good food fast is the idea with Fresh N’ Lean, which delivers premade breakfasts, lunches, dinners and even snacks to your door. These whole-food meals are packed with protein, macronutrients and balanced calories, plus they can be catered to specific dietary preferences, from keto to paleo to vegan to low carb.
Plantable is on a mission to make healthy eating so tasty, easy and effortless that it becomes a way of life. The company accomplishes this with its scratch-made plant-based meals centered around vegetables, legumes, whole grains, nuts and seeds. You can opt for individual meals or try one of Plantable’s programs, like the signature Reboot that has been shown to positively affect weight, waistline size and cholesterol levels.
This Minnesota brand delivers meal kits complete with step-by-step recipes and ingredients to the Twin Cities area. Owner Aleks Till created Homegrown Foods to help home cooks put nutritious meals — think Baja-style fish tacos, almond chicken stir-fry and Vietnamese rice noodle salad — on the table for their families, and she utilizes local, organic ingredients whenever possible.
As its name alludes to, this brand’s paleo- and keto-friendly meals arrive frozen, meaning they last a solid six months in your freezer. They’re rich in protein, heavy on flavor, and free of dairy, gluten, preservatives, refined grains and added sugars. As opposed to subscription services, you can build you own box (the larger the box, the more meals at a lower price point) without any ongoing commitment.