No one ever tells you that one of the hardest things you’ll do in life is figure out what you’re going to eat every day. And if you’re at all health-conscious, it can be even more of a challenge.
As a self-proclaimed slow food junkie who spends a lot of time in the kitchen, sometimes I wish there were an easier way to fill our bodies with all those macro and micronutrients we need.
And as it turns out, there is. The subscription box market has recently exploded onto the scene, delivering everything you need (and some things you don’t) right to your door. If you’re looking to expand your culinary horizons and make healthy snacking and eating a little easier, your answer may be only a click away.
No matter what kind of eating plan you’re on, there’s a little something for everyone. There are vegan boxes, paleo and keto boxes, gluten-free boxes and fitness boxes to fit every dietary preference.
You can find everything from healthy snacks to produce, to full-on meals. In other words, there’s never been a better time to get your healthy feed bag on.
So in an attempt to please your taste buds and make healthy eating a little easier, let’s take a look at 20 of the healthiest food subscription boxes out there.
Price: $14.99 to $44.99
Another nice feature of this subscription is that you can also select the size of the box. Choose from the mini with 7 snacks up to their large box with 27 + full-size products.
Whatever you’re craving, you’re sure to find something to sink your teeth into.
2. Fit Snack
Price: $25.90 to $28.90 per month
Fit Snack is not just a snack subscription; it’s a healthy lifestyle box.
Each one is curated by a nutritionist and includes various GMO-free, high protein, low sugar, raw and organic products.
Also included in every box is a workout created by a professional trainer. And depending on the plan you choose, you’ll receive a workout challenge or athletic gear to keep you motivated.
If you’re a fitness freak looking to fuel your workout, this is the box for you!
3. Sakara Life
Price: From $99 per person per day for a 5-day plan
This ready to eat vegan meal service doesn’t require any cooking. All of their meals, teas and supplements are organic, plant-based, gluten-free, dairy-free, non-gmo and have no refined sugar.
Sakara’s goal is no less than to transform your life with their super meals.
They’re focused on improving digestion, reducing bloat, boosting your energy, increasing your focus and shed excess weight.
You can choose from a variety of meal plans and also choose the number of days you’d like to receive meals. Yes, it’s a premium service. But it could change your life.
Price: From $26.99 per month
Healthy Me Living is out to change the way you snack. These goodies selected by a certified health coach are chosen for their functional ingredients.
Expect 7 to 10 snacks, including things like granola bars, gummy snacks, popcorn and more. It’s a great way to liven up your snack routine.
Price: From $29.71 per month
If you’re looking to fuel your workout with clean, healthy snacks, you’ll love this collection of goodies from CLEAN.FIT with no GMOs or artificial ingredients.
Their Regular Box contains 6 to 8 items while their SuperSnacker comes with at least 15 snacks, supplements and superfoods. There are also options for vegan, gluten-free and paleo diets.
Eat clean, stay fit and achieve your long-term goals through power snacking.
Price: From $37 per month
Prefer to eat like a refined caveman? Then we’ve got a box for you. Inside you’ll find 7 to 9 100% paleo munchies. Think savory snacks like jerky and nuts, sauces and spreads, and sweet treats like cookies, bars and dried fruits.
All snacks are full-size, gluten-free and dairy-free. Plus they even send the occasional personal care product to keep you healthy and beautified.
You’ll be looking and feeling great with the Paleo by Maileo box!
Price: From $29.99 per month
This vegan and gluten-free box comes with 12 snacks every month. You’ll find treats like crunchy veggies, nuts, fruits, cookies and chocolate. It’s like a treasure chest of goodness!
Price: From $9.90 per meal
If you’re a time-pressed vegan without a lot of time to cook, you’ll love this service with heat- and-eat, plant based meals. In addition to being vegan, you can also specify your meal choice by kosher, gluten-free, nut-free, soy-free and high protein with Veestro.
Options include things like red curry with tofu, kale and quinoa salad, eggplant casserole, pizza Napoletana, pad thai and oh so very much more.
It’s a world of vegan flavor delivered right to your door. Ding-dong, veggies calling!
Price: From $49.99
This healthy snack company offers a variety of boxes depending on your needs. And while it doesn’t come with any surprises, sometimes it’s nice to know exactly what you’re getting.
Their Less Stress Box includes snacks with adaptogens like turmeric and maca to help you deal with stress. Their Allergen Free Box has no (you guessed it) allergens. Their Pantry Staples Box includes breakfast items, snacks and even coffee. And their Delightful Box has a variety of sweet and savory snacks like dried mango and turmeric black pepper popcorn.
These boxes definitely have your taste buds covered!
(And PS: You can also order CBD snacks if you really need to destress.)
10. Green Chef
Price: From $10.50 per serving
Tired of meal planning, but still don’t mind doing a little cooking?
Then you’ll love this organic Green Chef box that comes with healthy ingredients and easy to follow recipes. Choose from gluten free, vegan, paleo, keto, pescatarian options and more.
All you have to do is open the box and start cooking—no sweating over menus involved. And you still get to take all the credit for the delicious meal!
11. Sun Basket
Price: From $6.16 per serving
Sun Basket is another great service that leaves meal planning to the professional chefs and the cooking to you.
Each meal kit comes with clean ingredients, organic produce and step by step recipe instructions.
You can specify your meal choices by paleo, low carb, low cal, gluten free, vegetarian, pescatarian, dairy-free, Meditarranean and vegan. No matter what your dietary needs, it’s never been so easy to cook healthy.
Price: $49 per month
Navigating the world of protein powders and supplements can get confusing. Which one is good for losing weight? For gaining muscle? For providing fuel for your workout? But with their personalized protein powders, Gainful takes the guesswork out of it for you.
Just answer a questionnaire about your fitness goals and body type, and they’ll design a protein powder tailored specifically for you.
Now that’s designer food we can get behind!
Price: From $39.48 every two months
This is more than a snack subscription. RawBox a healthy lifestyle box brimming with wellness products.
On the snack side, you can expect goodies that are plant-based, organic, non-GMO, wheat-free, gluten-free and soy-free (though not all are 100% raw).
And to round out your approach to healthy living, you’ll also get non-toxic beauty products and eco-friendly household items. The box ships every other month. And you’re sure to be excited to open it every time.
14. Purple Carrot
Price: From $9.99 per serving
Are you a vegan or just looking to get more veggies into your life?
If so, the Purple Carrot makes it easy. Just choose your dietary requirements, and they’ll send you pre-packaged ingredients and a recipe to whip up some truly delicious meals.
They even have a quick-and-easy category which focuses on dishes you can fix in 30 minutes or less.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner options are available to cover all your bases. And there are lots of interesting flavors to tempt you. Vegan chicken and dumplings, coconut tofu and the roasted carrot hummus bowl, are just a few of the innovative recipes you can expect.
Bon appetit, veggie lovers!
15. The Keto Box
Price: From $36 per month
Hello, all you low carb fans. If keto is your diet religion, you’ll love The Keto Box, filled with 10 or more goodies like nut butters, smoked beef, skinny pasta, keto-friendly beverages, condiments and even baking ingredients.
And after you order your second box, you get a free consultation with a keto consultant to keep you on the right path. Amen and pass the kale crackers!
16. Love With Food
Price: From $7.99 to $24.99 per month
This is a great subscription box because it can be tailored to both your appetite and your budget. Love With Food focuses on bringing you real food snack items with clean ingredients like protein bars, seasoned nuts, fruit treats, bean chips and a whole lot more.
Their tasting box features 7 to 9 organic treats. The Deluxe Box has 15 or more GMO-free snacks. And there’s also a gluten-free option with over 10 items.
Even better, for every box you purchase this company donates a meal to help feed the hungry. Way to spread the love!
17. Healthy Surprise
Price: From $42.49
With this snack box subscription you won’t get any unhealthy surprises. Focused on high quality ingredients, all of their snacks are free of gluten, GMOs, soy, high fructose corn syrup and artificial sweeteners just to name a few of their no-no’s.
You can choose from their Classic, Big Box or Paleo Box subscription. Whichever one you choose, you’re sure to find a good mix of healthy surprises, including bars, chips, nuts, veggies, exotic snacks and more.
You’ll have a whole new world of flavors to explore!
Price: From $24.95 per month
Veganism can be hard work, but this box makes it easier and a lot more delicious. Each month Vegan Cuts surprise your taste buds with 10 or more of the latest vegan snacks and drinks.
Be on the lookout for things like avocado chips, savory energy bars, vegan chocolate, superfood smoothies and a whole lot more. And, of course, it’s all 100% vegan and cruelty-free.
(And PS: They also have vegan beauty and makeup boxes!)
19. Green Blender
Price: $4.99 per 12 oz serving
Are you a smoothie fanatic? With the Green Blender subscription, you’ll get everything you need to whip a healthy meal in a glass.
Choose from 11 different recipes featuring ingredients like organic fruits and vegetables and superfoods like chia, hemp, matcha, pea protein, rosehips and many more.
Say cheers to a healthier you!
20. Daily Harvest
Price: $5.99 to $8.99 per meal
If you’re chained to your desk at work or home and need something more substantial than a snack, Daily Harvest could be your meal ticket.
They offer smoothies, oat and chia bowls, soup, bites, lattes and a range of harvest bowls, flatbreads and scoops. All their meals are made with farm-fresh ingredients and are frozen fresh to lock in all that goodness.
It can be shipped on a weekly or monthly basis. Either way sure beats eating a bag of chips while you hack away on your laptop.
Viva la Difference
As you can see, there are plenty of different ways to make healthy eating a lot simpler.
There's a little something for everyone from grab and go snacks to meal kits and ready-to-eat fare.
So take heart vegans, paleo fans, gluten-free peeps and the all-organic meal crowd, figuring out what to eat every day doesn’t need to be so hard. In fact, it could be as simple as opening a meal delivery service box!
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