These days, to obtain fresh, tasty food, you don’t have to leave the house. You can have the groceries come to you, which is a convenient service depending on your living situation. There are some cool perks to that; by using a food delivery service, you can get organic, farm fresh food that you might not find at the closest markets by your home.
You can also discover produce and plant-based meals and snacks that you would have never known about otherwise. Plus, you can take advantage of their special sales and offers, thereby giving you sweet deals you won’t find at the store. Give one a try; here are some amazing vegan food delivery services to check out!
Founders Mark and Monica found that frozen meal boxes were loaded with ingredients they couldn’t pronounce. They thought if they couldn’t find frozen options that fit into their new commitment to whole foods and plant-based nutrition, then they would create them! That’s when they started Veestro, a delivery service that provides frozen food with no preservatives.
2. Vegin’ Out
Vegin’ Out is a vegan and vegetarian meal delivery service based in Southern California that delivers to your home or office. They provide one week’s worth of balanced meals. This is great for someone looking to try a plant-based diet but doesn’t want to cook and doesn’t know where to start.
FreshDirect delivers groceries to the New York area, offering everything from chips and bread to organic kale and vegan superfood salads. Plant-based eaters can find a variety of FreshDirect kitchen salads, frozen items, and heat-and-eat meals that are free of meat and dairy. The service also carries meat-free brands like Amy’s and Silk, so you can get your almond milk and frozen vegan burritos and burgers, too. They also have a nice selection of local, organic produce from NY-area farms like Lancaster Farm Cooperative.
4. Vegan Direct
Vegan Direct brings all-vegan food to you in the NYC area, so unlike with FreshDirect, there’s no picking through to discern what has animal ingredients and what doesn’t. That luxury is nice to have and makes the shopping process much less stressful, especially for new plant-based eaters.
Farmigo is an online farmer’s market that sets certain pick-up locations, so they might not deliver specifically to your address. But if you travel to a pickup point, you can get all sorts of local produce from farmer’s harvests. They do sell meat and dairy items but you can definitely get your local fruits and veggies here. They even have entrees and side dishes.
With Graze, you can order weekly or biweekly boxes of snacks that are delivered to your door. When you sign up, you choose your preferred box and specify what items you do not want to see, like those that contain dairy. Browse through their snack offerings and click ones you want to try. This personalized experience allows for you to shop in snack harmony; if you do not want to select from products that contain milk, then you don’t have to. They have items like nuts, seeds, trail mixes, fruit, and raw bars.
7. Supernatural Food
This company prepares meals fresh daily and delivers them to the Austin area in portable, reusable, and environmentally friendly containers that can be stored in the refrigerator or carried with you. You don’t have to shop for or cook anything; Supernatural Food makes and brings both meals and juices right to you.
This is a great service for lazy cooks or wannabe chefs! The weekly meal boxes include everything you need to cook your own meals except the cookware: so you get the recipes and the ingredients. HelloFresh curates boxes and offers different ones each week so you don’t have to do the meal planning. You can get veggie-specific boxes for vegetarian and vegan meals, listed as “for herbivores,” though they do sell their Classic box, “for omnivores.” In one box, you can find one vegetarian meal and two vegan meals, but they do offer boxes some weeks with all-vegan meals.
9. Veggie Brothers
Though all the services on this list cater to vegetarians and vegans, not all are not exclusively plant-based. These companies are great for households that have people with a mix of dietary choices, restrictions, and preferences. But if you’re looking for a vegan-specific company, try Veggie Brothers! They deliver chef-prepared meals that are exclusively vegan, so there’s no need to worry about reading labels for animal ingredients. Cheers to that!
10. Veggie Vibes
With the Veggie Vibes, you’re presented with a different menu every week of entirely raw vegan food. This is great for raw foodists or people who want to try something healthier. With a service like this, you may find you love certain raw veggies, but just never had them prepared in a way that you liked!
Real Food Works
Real Food Works is a weekly meal delivery service where each dish is created by select restaurant chefs. You get to select from a rotating menu of 30 different dishes every week, and they have gluten-free and vegan options. In addition to the meals, they also juices and snacks.
Note: Relying heavily on food delivery services can mean you’re using a lot of cardboard and plastic. Be conscious of this and remember to always recycle those big cardboard boxes. Or, you can do what we like to do and reuse them around the house — use them for storage, make recycling bins for the mudroom, give the cats a cardboard kingdom, get creative!
Are there any food services you’ve used that have vegetarian and/or vegan meals? Let us know in the comments below!
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