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.


About as customized as a meal delivery service can get, Platejoy lets customers designate dietary restrictions — from the general (Paleo) to the nitty gritty (organic dairy, please). They even offer kid’s-portion sizes! And unlike other meal-kit delivery services, PlateJoy has a super-flexible, parent-friendly delivery schedule. Deliveries can be made seven days per week from 10 am to 10 pm.

Cost: Starts at $8/month


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