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A food source that is super fuel for you. Each compact dish is filled with macronutrients, balanced calories and protein. Select meals made from a wide range of organically-sourced meats, fish, grains, oats, veggies and fruits. Each bite is building block of nourishment that will help you optimize your health, fitness and lifestyle.
Fresh N Lean prepares and delivers organically-sourced, gluten-free, and fresh meals directly to your door, nationwide. Unlike meal kit delivery services which require cooking and cleaning, our meals are delivered ready to eat in 3 minutes. Our goal is to make healthy eating simple and fun, without skimping on flavor. Have a question about our delivery service?
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Meals start at $7.93 per meal. Each meal plan has varying price ranges, depending on what plan is chosen and what meals are on offer. Please see the full Menu for details. You can contact our customer service team if you have any questions.
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Many people we surveyed said they wanted high quality, organic premade meal options. Fresh N Lean fits the bill, as the service caters to fresh, organically-sourced ingredients that are gluten-free and GMO-free too. All meals are ready to eat in 5 to 7 minutes in the oven or 3 minutes in the microwave.
How it works: Begin by selecting your plan. You can choose from protein+, clean keto, Whole30-approved, Paleo and vegan, among others, or shop a la carte. The menu is updated weekly and nutritional information for each meal is provided on the company website. Menu options include meals such as chimichurri beef and vegetables, kung pao chicken with sweet potatoes, and hearty vegetable taco soup. You can also add sweet or savory snacks including organic cinnamon maple almonds or grilled salmon.
Lab lowdown: Testers gave the service top scores for food quality and portion sizes, as well as noting how satisfying the meals were. "The convenience is amazing; it really doesn't get much easier for those that are short on time but still want to eat a meal that fits into their diet plan" a tester said. "Food was indeed fresh. There was a great variety with some surprising choices as well," another tester said.
Plant-based doesn't have to be bird food. These hearty plant-powered meals from Mosaic include everything from veggie bowls and pizzas to smoothies, soups and oat bowls. The brand uses high quality ingredients, choosing organic and local options when possible, all the while staying on budget for families and individuals alike.
How it works: Start by selecting your plan, which includes six, 12 or 18 options per box. Then fill your box with a variety of plant-based breakfast, lunch and dinner options like peanut tofu bowls, broccoli crust four cheese pizza and veggie pot pie family meals. Meal filters include vegetarian, vegan, wheat free, nut free and high protein. Chose for delivery every 1 to 4 weeks. Meals are delivered frozen.
Lab lowdown: Both testers and experts loved the variety and veggie-forward focus of the meals. Family meals were very convenient for busy families and packed with hidden veggies that the whole family can feel good about eating. Testers found the flavors super unique and said that they had "greater diversity and quantity of vegetables than any supermarket frozen foods that I've tried."
Prepared meals don't have to be boring, and Cook Unity proves it. The service provides gourmet chef-crafted meals that bring you a restaurant-style dining experience in the comfort of your own home. Although the meals tend to be more decadent, foodies will love this flavorful service. Your first order will be 30% off, making this pick an even more affordable way to start the New Year on a delicious note.
How it works: Start by setting your preferences and picking a meal plan. You can order as few as four or as much as 16 meals a week. Menus are posted two weeks in advance and you can heat the meals in the oven or microwave, including favorites like chicken enchilada suizas and shrimp and turkey sausage jambalaya. The meals arrive fresh and come with expiration dates, as well as instructions on how to heat your dish and full nutritional information.
Lab lowdown: The service received top scores from testers and experts for flavor, portion sizes and overall food quality. Our nutrition experts appreciated that the brand provides a full nutrition facts panel on each meal too. "The meals were simple to prepare and absolutely delicious," a tester raved, with 100% of testers saying that they would recommend the service to a family member or friend.
How it works: Start by selecting a program to fit your dietary needs, including women's, men's, gluten-free, keto flex, diabetic-friendly, menopause, and heart healthy. You'll decide whether you want 5 or 7 days worth of food for the week, and you can select from over 150 meals which come frozen and are all ready to eat in 5 minutes or less. Meals include pork tenderloin with mushroom masala, salmon with dill mustard sauce and more.
Lab lowdown: A top performer in our tests, BistroMD thoroughly impressed our testers and judges with its high-quality meals and variety. Testers described the taste as "restaurant quality" and found the meals to be satisfying even though they were portion controlled. Our experts appreciate that the diets are science-backed, with the heart healthy plan in particular including meals that are at or below the American Heart Association's recommendations for calories, sodium, total fat and saturated fat.
Carb conscious individuals can still enjoy meal delivery services with options like Factor that cater to keto and low-carb offerings. This dietitian-designed service delivers fresh meals that both our testers and experts raved about.
How it works: Choose from dozens of nutritious meals or have Factor create your order based on your taste preferences. Plans include keto, calorie smart, protein plus, vegan and veggie, and chef's choice. Favorites include shredded chicken taco bowls, turkey chili and zucchini and chipotle rubbed pork chops. Select between four to 18 meals per week, and all subscriptions include one complimentary consultation with a registered dietitian.
Lab lowdown: Meals were delivered in great condition and ingredients tasted fresh and flavorful. Meal variety and portion sizes were also highly rated. One tester said, "I did not feel that microwaving my meals compromised the integrity of the taste or texture either. Everything heated nicely!"
Curated for athletes, this all-organic prepared subscription service uses high-quality ingredients like grass-fed meat and wild-caught seafood. Those serious about counting macros will appreciate that each plan has curated macros depending on the specific goal.
How it works: Choose from a variety of meal plans including clean, Paleo, keto, vegan or vegetarian. Salmon with wild rice and chicken pesto pasta are just two of their many offerings. Classic meals are also available for meal prep. Meals come vacuum-sealed and can be heated in the microwave, oven, air fryer or via stovetop. They last about 6 to 10 days in the fridge or 3 months in the freezer.
Lab lowdown: Our experts appreciate Trifecta's focus on nutrition, macronutrients and meal planning. They provide great tools for those looking to gain muscle or lose body fat. Testers enjoyed the meals too, describing the portions as "on point" and "well balanced." "The convenience is nice and the meals are healthy which is a hard combination to get," one said.
How it works: Choose from curated meal bundles including choices like sesame crusted salmon and fish tacos or a la carte options. All meals are fully prepared and require refrigeration upon arrival, and last about four days in the fridge (so if you want meals all week, you'll have to get two deliveries). They offer over 100 menu items ranging from fully-prepared bowls, entrees and soups to smoothies and energy bites.
Lab lowdown: Our experts appreciate that Epicured caters to an underserved population, providing really exceptional tasting meals that are easy on the gut. They even offer extra sensitive IBS meals and GERD-friendly options. Testers liked the "generous portion sizes" and that the meals were surprisingly delicious even though they were also gluten-free and low-FODMAP.
How it works: You choose between 7, 14 or 21 meals and then customize the delivery frequency. Options include weekly, bi-monthly or monthly. There is also the option to purchase on-demand boxes a la carte. All meals are dairy-free, gluten-free, vegetarian, non-GMO and contain no artificial sweeteners or colors. There are also options for higher fiber, higher protein, lower calories, lower carb, lower fat, lower sodium and lower sugar. You can choose from over 65 meals and explore inventive flavor combinations like chocolate cherry smoothies, cauliflower tikka soup and vegan mushroom & marinara noodles. 041b061a72