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Dinner is Shipped

The most unsexy, onerous, absurdly challenging task I face on a daily basis is figuring out how to put food in my body. This isn’t college — grilled cheese every night isn’t fine. This isn’t elementary school — the government doesn’t make sure my lunch hits all the big food groups. It’s ridiculous how much time and effort and planning goes into the one chore I really can’t skip.

My palate is what I’ll call "suburban Methodist fundraising dinner" — the recipes I know by heart are casseroles; the greenery I’m familiar with is iceberg lettuce. And because my economic sense was honed in a household with four constantly ravenous athletes, my usual strategy for keeping myself alive for…

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 Dinner is Shipped

From Blue Apron to Plated, the definitive ranking of meals delivered in boxes.

13 Meal Delivery Companies So You Never Have to Go to the Grocery Store

Stumble in the front door at 8 p.m. after a long day at work, and the last thing you want to do is spend an hour making a mess in the kitchen. In a perfect world, dinner would always be pre-planned and pre-prepped, and cooking and eating it would cure the day's stress, not cause it. Luckily, these 13 companies have our backs. From pre-packed dinner boxes delivered to your front door, to perfectly portioned and cut ingredient boxes that minimize prep time, there's something here to make healthy dining easier for everyone.


Who knew that diet food could look like this? At bistroMD, we reject the idea that healthy food must be bland and boring. We are passionate about delivering healthy and delicious entrees that are perfectly suited for weight loss. BistroMD diet delivery is weight loss without the sacrifice.

Blue Apron

Get farm-fresh ingredients and delicious recipes delivered weekly, right to your door.

Daily Harvest

We decided to roll up our sleeves, sharpen our knives, and do something about it. That’s why Daily Harvest delivers real, unprocessed, unrefined foods in the most convenient format possible: frozen.


Diet-to-Go is a meal delivery company focused on making healthy eating both easy and affordable. Our goal is to change perceptions of what it means to eat healthy and help our customers achieve and maintain a healthy weight for life. We want to help people establish a common sense approach to healthy eating, an approach that can be sustained so that making smart food choices becomes a way of life.

Factor 75

Factor 75 delivers chef-crafted, nutritionist designed meals to your home, office or hotel.

Forks Over Knives

Forks Over Knives empowers people to live healthier lives by changing the way the world understands nutrition. Forks Over Knives was launched in 2011 as a feature documentary.


Every Freshly meal saves you at least an hour that you would've spent shopping, cooking and cleaning. Spend more time doing what you love, with people you love.

Green Chef

At your doorstep, when you want it. You choose the delivery day. No commitments ever. Skip weeks when you want to. Eco-friendly packaging Food is carefully packed in a refrigerated container; no need to be home when it arrives.


We deliver delicious recipes and the exact ingredients to your door every week.

Home Chef

Home Chef is a meal delivery service supplying weekly deliveries of fresh, perfectly portioned ingredients and chef-designed recipes.


Our mission is to unleash the flavor of vegetables, bring them to the center of your plate, and make them craveable.


For busy people who want to eat clean on weekdays without having to cook, Methodology puts healthy eating on auto-pilot


Plated delivers fresh, pre-portioned ingredients to your door so that you can relax and enjoy the cooking experience.

Purple Carrot

At Purple Carrot we empower you to cook delicious plant-based meals that are good for you and good for the planet.


We believe that what you put into your body forms the building blocks for the rest of your life and affects your relationships, career, happiness, and ability to create. We believe in fresh meals, prepared with loving hands using the healthiest, most hydrating and nourishing ingredients possible.

Sun Basket

Organic produce, clean ingredients, and delicious recipes delivered weekly. Paleo, Lean & Clean, Gluten-Free, Vegan, and more

Vegin Out

Vegin’ Out, based in Los Angeles, offers Southern California customers a healthy dining option that is more affordable and convenient than takeout, with all the environmental and wellness benefits of a plant-based diet. Vegin’ Out provides a week’s worth of freshly prepared, healthy, delicious vegan meals, delivered to its customers’ homes or offices. Each Vegin’ Out dish is low fat, cholesterol free, trans-fat free, dairy free, cruelty free, and prepared with all the organic and locally grown ingredients as possible.

22 Days

22 Days Nutrition products inspire through taste, attitude, and a global conscience. The belief is that foods made of the best ingredients should satisfy not only the body, but also the spirit. We believe that the right attitude and approach to healthy living can positively affect the world.


DoorDash enables delivery in areas where it was not available. Our mission is to empower small business owners to offer delivery in an affordable and convenient way. We are achieving this mission first by enabling restaurant food delivery.


Order delivery food online from nearby restaurants.


Seamless is simply the easiest way to order food for delivery or takeout. Whatever you’re in the mood for, wherever you’re in the mood for it, you’ve got it. No menus, no phone calls, no repeating yourself.

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