Sometimes there are just not enough hours in the day for meal prep or cooking. Not only that, but it’s hard to come up with new recipes! Instead of throwing in the towel ordering in, people with hectic schedules who still want to eat healthy can turn to meal delivery services.
Not everyone follows the same diet which is why many meal delivery services are now offering plant-based options. Many vegan companies have also entered the scene to fulfill this demand. To help decide which delivery service to choose, we’ve created a list of the top 7 in 2023…
Green Chef has built their brand around being eco-conscious and providing easy, flavorful recipes that are ready in 20 to 40-minutes. They use carefully sourced plant-based certified-organic ingredients that come pre-measured in baggies, ready for cooking. To reduce waste, everything is recyclable or in recycled packaging.
To start creating a box, select the vegan option. You’ll then select a size depending on how many people are eating, and choose from either three or four meals per week. The recipes along with their fresh ingredients are delivered weekly. The only downside is that vegan options are limited to 5 choices per week. A meal plan for two people costs $81 a week and includes three meals a day.
More commonly known for their amazing smoothies, Daily Harvest is also a fully plant-based and gluten-free meal delivery service. With more than 75 products delivered right to your front door, it’s a great option for people curious about trying a vegan diet or those who want to eat healthier without sacrificing deliciousness.
You get to choose between nine or 12 items that are delivered on a weekly basis, or 24 items monthly. Within these plans, customers select the meals they’d like (all of which are gluten-free and vegan). The nine meal plan is $72 while the 24 meals monthly is $175. You can also easily pause deliveries at any time.
A big selling point for Purple Carrot is their variety — not only with recipes but also meal forms and grocery items. For example, there is the option to cook with pre-portioned ingredients while following a recipe or enjoy pre-prepped meals that simply need to be reheated and served.
Purple Carrot serves any and every location in the U.S., aside from Alaska and Hawaii. You can receive weekly prepared meal plans (which include six meals for one person) for $78 or weekly meal kit plans (three meals a day for two people) for $80. This includes lunches and dinners, as well as plant-based breakfast and pantry items.
Sakara has been publicly touted as being a favorite choice by celebrities like Kate Hudson and Hilary Duff. And if the celebrities are using it, then it must be good! This company stands out among the others with its upscale dishes featuring unique and interesting recipes, such as rose petal pancakes or lavender quesadillas. They aren’t just pretty to look at. These dishes are healthy, nutrient dense, and of course, vegan.
This company provides three meals a day for five days in the week. You’ll recieve a personal calendar stating what each meal should be. Since they encourage people to eat as fresh as possible, they do deliveries twice a week. For this reason, their price point is on the higher end at $349 for 15 meals.
A great option for families is Veestro as they have a huge selection on meal sizes. You can choose 10, 20, or even 30 meals a week! Not only that, but these meals are as easy as it gets. They come frozen making vegan eating as simple as possible. They’ll arrive in an insulated container. Just take them out of the freezer, thaw them in the fridge, and heat them up when needed!
The have several different menu selections to choose from. A La Carte allows customers to hand pick their own meals, whereas on Chef’s Choice they are picked for you. There’s also Weight Loss which provides low-calorie meals. You can purchase 10 meals for $117 or 15 meals for $176.
Hungryroot is more than just a meal delivery service. Customers can order groceries too making it a popular choice for busy adults and families. They also cater to a variety of dietary preferences. All of their items are marketed as free of partially hydrogenated oils, artificial sweeteners, high-fructose corn syrup, artificial colors and artificial preservatives.
Before signing up, customers fill out a food profile to help Hungryroot identify any food preferences and curate groceries and recipes to their specific tastes. The company ships nationwide with plans starting at $70 a week. This includes three two-serving meals.
Anyone who lives in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic regions of the US can receive meal delivery services from Mosaic Foods. This fairly new company offers not only quick and easy vegan meals, but interesting ones too! You’ll never get bored of these recipes. They offer both vegetarian and vegan options (products free of animal products will be clearly marked).
Another reason to use them? They are an environmentally friendly company with 100-percent recyclable packaging. The cost is relatively low compared to many other companies with breakfast starting at only $6, and lunches and dinners at $10.