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5 Meal Subscription Boxes You Need To Try

Many kids are going back to school this coming week. It can be hard to get back into a routine after a long summer. One of the things we struggle with, is everything starting at once. The soccer practices, soccer games, school activities and more, can throw our household into total chaos. One of the things that is hardest, is getting a nutritious dinner on the table while juggling everything. There are several meal subscription services that can make that easier. Having the ingredients and recipes you need on hand without actually having to do the shopping and planning, can make all the difference. Here are 5 meal subscription services you need to try.


With HelloFresh you can choose from 10 new recipes weekly, so you won’t be limited to just a few choices. HelloFresh uses simple techniques and low or no prep ingredients that let you have dinner on the table in 30 minutes. Their dietitian approved meals are enjoyable to cook and of course, delicious to eat. Made to fit your lifestyle, you can pause or skip a week with one click. There is no commitment, you can cancel at any time. Choose from their classic plan, veggie plan or family plan.


Plated is the meal subscription service for people who love food. Everything you need to make amazing meals is delivered in one perfectly customized box, making it easy for you to create a culinary masterpiece for your family. No more wasting time struggling trying to decide what to make for dinner. With Plated you can go to their website and choose your recipes and set your delivery day making meal planning simple. Choose from 16 thoughtfully crafted recipes designed to save you time and fit your unique tastes.

Blue Apron

Blue Apron knows the way food is grown and distributed is complicated and make making good choices for your family difficult. By partnering with farmers to raise the highest quality ingredients, creating a distribution system that delivers ingredients at a better value and investing in things that matter most like our environment and communities, Blue Apron is working to build a better food system.  With Blue Apron there is no commitment, get delivery when it is convenient for you, skip or cancel at any time. Choose from 2 person or family plans, let Blue Apron know your dietary preferences and you will receive personal menus. Everything is delivered in a refrigerated box that means it stays fresh even if you are not there when it arrives.

Sun Basket

Sun Basket makes healthy cooking easy by delivering organic, non-GMO ingredients and delicious recipes to you weekly. Choose Paleo, Lean & Clean, Gluten-Free, Vegetarians and Family options to suit your lifestyle and dietary needs. Sun Basket’s 30-minute recipes are designed for busy people. Choose their classic menu or family menu plans, as well as having the ability to mix and match across any of their recipe options.

Home Chef

Home Chef makes home cooking simple with their boxes that deliver everything you need to bring delicious meals and moments to your table. Their recipes go from doorstep to dinner in about 30 minutes. Choose from 13 easy-to-follow recipes including carb and calorie-conscious recipes including gluten free recipes. Change your delivery day, skip a week and pause your account whenever you need to. Get inspiring tips and tricks from their chefs that let you cook up your favorite meals with confidence.