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Feast Your Eyes on the Best Meal Delivery Services in San Diego

Parents are wearing every hat right now, so why not leave the cooking to someone else for a change? When you order San Diego meal delivery, you can toss that apron to the wind! We’ve found a bounty of prepared (and quick prep) meal delivery services in San Diego that drive delicious eats right to your doorstep. Read on to feast your eyes on our favorite local meal delivery and give yourself a break today.

Hungryroot

Hungryroot is an online grocery service that delivers modern, healthy food with recipe and meal planning support. Hungryroot’s mission is to help people feel their best by making it easier to shop for, cook, and love healthy food. Customers share their food needs and receive personalized weekly deliveries of healthy groceries along with 10-minute recipes to make fresh, delicious meals. All of Hungryroot’s deliveries are nutrient-dense and tailored to a variety of diets and food needs including vegan, vegetarian, soy-free, gluten-free, dairy-free, pescatarian, tree-nut free, peanut-free, and egg-free. 

Cost: Pricing plans average from $60 to $100 per week and orders over $70 receive free shipping.

Online: hungryroot.com

Nurture Life

Parents are literally doing it all right now, so why not take one thing off your plate by having Nurture Life put meals on your family table? Nurture Life makes the process super simple by delivering meals with ingredients that are focused on organic veggies, lean antibiotic-free proteins and whole grains. Additionally, their meals are developed  by a team of registered dietitians and chefs and all are peanut and tree nut (except coconut) free—and their facilities don’t contain any peanuts or tree nuts. Bonus: Nurture Life meals are ready to enjoy in two minutes or less!

After signing up, you can choose the meals that best fit your kiddos palate (or what you'd like them to try) based on their age group, and you can select the number of meals you'd like in your box. It's easy to skip weeks or add additional meals, and you can be worry free with these veggie-forward, nutritious dishes. Food preferences include veggie, meat and fish, and meal plan age groups are: Baby (10-24 months), Toddler (1- 4 years), Kids (5-10 years) and Kids (11+ years). Family meals like mushroom and truffle ravioli are also a great option.

Cost: Plans start at $39 and you can skip weeks, pause or cancel services at any time.

Online: nurturelife.com

Factor

Factor is a weekly subscription service with flexible management options. You can select from plan sizes of 4, 6, 8, 12 or 18 meals per week with the option to change your plan size at any time. You can also skip any weeks when they don’t need a delivery or turn the subscription off and back on at any time. Factor believes clean eating shouldn’t have to be so hard––and that healthy food should be readily available to everyone. They deliver chef-crafted and dietitian-designed meals nationwide; meals arrive fresh (never frozen) and are fully prepared. Simply heat in the microwave or oven and enjoy.

Their menu features a variety of different meal options for those that follow specific diet patterns such as keto, Paleo, low-carb, low-calorie, high-protein and dairy-free. Their dietitians and chefs create these meals to ensure that they reflect the standards of each diet. For example, keto meals are made with 70% fat or above, Paleo meals are dairy-free, and high-protein meals are made with 35 grams of protein or more. 

Factor is also very strict about what they put in their meals, and their chefs use only the highest quality, freshest ingredients available. Every meal is free of gluten, soy, hormones, antibiotics, GMOs and preservatives.

Additionally, their dietitians are on-hand to provide an extra level of support. They offer free 20-minute consultations for all new or prospective customers. 

Online: factor75.com

 

Michaela’s Meals

Fresh and easy! Michaela’s meals are organic, gluten-free, and contain no GMOs. She’s known for answering the phone to take your order herself, and she shops at the local farmer’s market to source her ingredients. Michaela will customize meals to fit your needs––even catering to Keto and Paleo diets. You can order breakfast too! Half-pints will love the high protein cinnamon roll pancakes.

Delivery: San Diego Area
Cost: From $65 for 5 meals/week

619-818-9784
Online: michaelasmeals.com

Food Made Fresh

Locally-made and organic! We love that you can order from breakfast and lunch to dinner and snacks with Foods Made Fresh. Even more, the menu changes weekly, so the family gets a variety of meals. Dig in to the blueberry French toast to start the day and delight in the roasted chicken with green tahini sauce, and quinoa salad delivered fresh to your door for dinner.

Delivery: Most of San Diego (see map on website).
Cost: Minimum order $35, plus $9 delivery fee.

619-354-0149
Online: foodmadefresh.com

 

Farm Fresh Delivery

Farm fresh goodness! We love that these meals are local, organic, farm-to-table meals that offer options like going grain-free. One of our faves is the orange basil Salmon with organic quinoa pilaf and organic heirloom ginger carrots. Even more, if you want to take a week off or not commit to a subscription, then this delivery service is for you. Further, you’ll enjoy large portions and get to choose from Keto or Paleo options too.

Delivery: North County San Diego
Cost: Minimum $45 order per delivery. Plus $7 delivery fee.

760-805-5326
Online: farmfreshmeals.com

Eat Clean Meal Prep

Calling all vegans! This meal delivery service offers a selection of delicious meals that contain no animal products, and they arrive in plant-based containers too. The vegan meal plan offers dishes like kung pao “beef” (made with vegan beef substitute), steamed broccoli, snap peas and brown rice. Moreover, you can order a family subscription (it’s non-vegan) with dishes like maple BBQ chicken with potatoes if you want too. There are many choices to fit your family’s tastes.

Delivery: San Diego Area
Cost: Vegan from $53.55 for 5 meals/week; Family Plan from $54.99 for 5 meals/week 

Online: eatcleanmealprep.com

The Lean Machine

We love this local husband and wife owned meal delivery service with a focus on lean, healthy food. Firstly, if you call, there’s a good chance you will talk to Anthony, the friendly customer-oriented owner. From chicken breast bites with asparagus and brown rice to vegetarian chili, you’ll find plenty of options to fill your family’s dinner table. So what are you waiting for? Try them out today.

Delivery: San Diego Area
Cost: From $52.50 for 5 meals/week

619-381-5468
Online: theleanmachinesd.com

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One Potato

Ingredients at your door! You’ll find organic, non-GMO ingredients that are pre-chopped and pre-measured ready to go. Make your nightly meals easy on you with these 30-minute meals from box to table. The meals are perfect for families and offer from two to six servings based on your choice. Even more, there is a pint-sized (kid’s) meal option. From the ground beef tacos to the many vegan and gluten-free options, we give this meal prep service a thumbs up!

Delivery: California (San Diego included)
Cost: From $59.79 for 2 meals/week; Plus $7.99 delivery fee.

Online: onepotato.com

Clean & Colorful Kitchen

All the hues of the rainbow! We love that this San Diego delivery service lives up to its name. So, expect plenty of healthy (and colorful!) food on a plate, from spicy shrimp and veggie pad Thai to rainbow veggie tacos. What’s more, you’ll find smoothies and sweet treats like vegan peanut butter cups.

Delivery: San Diego Area
Cost: From $33 for 3 meals/week

858-264-2872
Online: cleanandcolorfulkitchen.com

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SoCalFRESH

If your family wants clean protein, organic produce and delicious gluten-free meals, SoCalFRESH has got you covered. Grass-fed beef, pasture-raised chicken and wild-caught salmon mix with heart-healthy oil and Himalayan pink salt. What you won't see is any white sugar, dairy or wheat flour. With tasty dishes like Moroccan chicken or Beef Bolognese, we're pretty sure your family will want seconds.

Delivery: San Diego, Orange County and Riverside
Cost: From $67 for 5 meals/week

951-479-6522
Online: socalfresh.com

—Michelle Franklin, Nikki Walsh & Beth Shea

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