Posted on: May 6, 2024 Posted by: Comments: 0

Since the early days of Blue Apron, Hello Fresh, and Plated (it’s been a bit over a decade since then!), the number of meal kit services has skyrocketed. That’s great if you got bored with the companies you originally used, or if you have dietary restrictions that are now better accommodated, but how are you supposed to decide among so many options?!

While we’ve talked about easy weeknight dinners, meal planning apps, and meal prepping, we haven’t focused on meal kit delivery services before — so let’s chat about it today! (Somehow it seems like a good topic for a Monday, doesn’t it?)

If you’ve used meal kits to simplify and streamline your meal planning and cooking, did they work for you? (By the way, while meal kits got much more popular during the pandemic, they’re not doing as well now. Have you seen any better deals out there because of that?)

What Are The Best Meal Kit Services?

Here are a few questions to get the conversation started:

1. What are your favorite meal kit services, and why? Any fails?

2. Which companies do you think have the best options for special diets — vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, keto, and so on?

3. For readers with kids: Which meal kits have turned out to be child-friendly?

4. Which companies’ kits seem to produce more or less waste?

If you prefer meal delivery services — no assembly required! — let us know your recs for those, too! Readers have mentioned Factor, Thistle, and Spinly in the past.

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