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We’ve tried them all and Sunbasket wins our vote as the best healthy meal delivery service. See what else we recommend.
- Best overall: Sunbasket | Skip to review
- Best prepared meals: Factor | Skip to review
- Best for families: Green Chef | Skip to review
- Best for athletes: Trifecta Nutrition | Skip to review
- Best plant-based meal kit: Purple Carrot | Skip to review
- Best organic: Daily Harvest | Skip to review
- Best plant-based prepared meals: Sprinly | Skip to review
- Best keto and paleo meals: Snap Kitchen | Skip to review
- Best variety: The Good Kitchen | Skip to review
- Best chef-crafted: Territory Foods | Skip to review
- Best gluten-free: Epicured | Skip to review
- Best for kids: Nurture Life | Skip to review
Meal delivery services offer an easy way to spend less time in the kitchen while still enjoying more fast and tasty dishes at home.
We’ve tried more than 25 of the most popular services with an eye for not just great taste and convenience, but for superior nutritional quality. Specifically, we looked for services that use mostly whole ingredients and contain lean proteins, healthy fats, and a generous serving of vegetables. Bonus if they also use organic or otherwise sustainable sourced ingredients. We also favored services that meet a variety of dietary needs and preferences.
Keep reading for our tried-and-approved picks of the 12 best healthy meal delivery services available.
Disclaimers: Pricing information is current as of publication and is subject to change. All the services tested below were tried by Healthline writers or editors, who received the meals for free. All opinions are our own.
|Product||Price per serving||Meals per week||Shipping||Menus|
|Sunbasket||$9.99–$25.99||• 2–5 meal kits|
• 4–10 prepared meals
|Factor||$10.99–$13.49||6–18||$10.99||• Chef’s Choice|
• Calorie Smart
• Vegan & Veggie
• Protein Plus
|Green Chef||$11.99–$13.49||2–4||$10.99||• Keto|
• Plant Based
• Delicious Discoveries
• Gluten Free
• Protein Packed
• Calorie Smart
• Quick & Easy
|Trifecta Nutrition||$13.79–$15.85||5–28||• $9.99 conts U.S.|
• $49.99 AK,HI
|Purple Carrot||$11.00–$13.25||• 2–4 meal kits|
• 6–10 prepared meals
|• free over $99|
• $10 otherwise
|• Meal Kits|
• Prepared Meals
• Less Prep
• Frozen Meals
|Daily Harvest||$6.79–$9.79||9, 14, or 24||$9.99||all items vegan and gluten-free|
|Sprinly||$16.05–$18.17||6, 12, or 18||$10–$15||all items vegan and gluten-free|
|Snap Kitchen||$11.88 or $14.67||6 or 12||free||• High Protein|
• Low Carb
|The Good Kitchen||$12.99–$21.99||4–24||by location||• Paleo|
• Low Carb
• Plant Based
• Keto Friendly
• Performance Meals
|Territory Foods||$10.95–$22.95||4–24||• 9.99–$10.99 local |
• $11.99–$17.99 nationwide
• Low Carb
• Performance Nutrition
• <500 Calories
|Epicured||$8.99 –$29.25||unlimited||by location||• Vegan|
• Low Acid/GERD-Friendly
• Extra Sensitive for IBD & IBS Symptoms
|Nurture Life||$5.99–$7.49||6–16||$8.99||• Kids Meals|
• Finger Foods
At Healthline, we know that meal delivery services aren’t a small investment, which is why we’ve taken the time to test more than 25 of the most popular meal delivery services on the market. Testers select a week’s worth of meals from multiple menus to get a well-rounded view of the types of flavors and ingredients offered.
During testing, we consider several factors, including the ease of the signup and meal selection process, the variety and nutritional composition of the meals offered, ingredient quality and freshness, how easy the meals are to cook, and, of course, the taste.
We also aim to include meal delivery services suitable for a wide range of dietary needs and preferences, with options available at many different price points.
You can learn more about our testing process.
Many healthy meal delivery services are available, varying in price, meal selection, and availability. Be sure to consider your needs and preferences. You can use the list of healthy options above as a starting point to determine which is best for you.
If you’re looking for a healthy meal delivery service, choose a company that prioritizes ingredient quality, nutritional content, and meal variety. It’s also important to consider factors such as prep time and your dietary needs or preferences.
Our comprehensive list above can help you find the service that’s right for you.