Grocery shopping, with it’s long lines and crowded aisles, can be a drag (where’d they move the almond butter this time?). Lucky for us, the process of physically going to the supermarket is totally optional. The fastest growing and parent-friendliest way to shop for food nowadays is through one of the many grocery delivery sites cropping up. Click through to discover some of our favorites for stocking up on fresh meals. You can thank us after dinner.

Instacart

Ever wish you could snap your fingers and have your Whole Foods exclusive almond milk, flax seed and organic cheese crackers in your cupboards? Well, now you can thanks to online grocery shopping start up Instacart, which lets you shop online at Whole Foods (plus, other grocers and COSTCO), and delivers them to your doorstep within an hour or two.

Cost: $3.99-$13.99/delivery fee
Online: instacart.com

  • Instacart
  • Plated
  • Farmbox
  • Home Chef
  • Gobble
  • Fresh Direct
  • Amazon Fresh
  • Platejoy
  • Blue Apron
  • Peapod
  • The Purple Carrot
  • PeachDish
  • Lighter
  • Freshology
  • Safeway
  • Hello Fresh
  • Pete's Paleo

Are there any other amazing food or grocery delivery services that we should know about? Give us the scoop in the comments section below.

—Ayren Jackson-Cannady