Vegan meal delivery services are becoming extremely popular. Some are dedicated plant-based businesses and others provide vegan and vegetarian food in addition to other dietary preferences.
In this post I look at 11 of the best options for having healthy food delivered to your home that requires minimal effort to prepare, and in some cases no effort at all.
- Purple Carrot
- Green Chef
- Daily Harvest
- Food Flo
- Territory Foods
- Fresh N' Lean
- Very Good Butchers
Best Vegan Meal Delivery Services
1. Purple Carrot
For people who strictly follow a 100% vegan diet, Purple Carrot is a top choice.
True to its mantra “we’re cultivating the plant-based revolution”, Purple Carrot promotes health and wellness and sustainability.
Aside from being less prone to diabetes and heart diseases, sticking to a plant-based diet can help in saving water and reducing carbon emissions.
How it works
Purple Carrot delivers weekly boxes containing pre-measured ingredients. On the homepage, you'll immediately see the meals with images and the number of calories and preparation time.
Clicking into a meal routes you to the full recipe page. A nutrition facts table is included as a pop-up menu at the top of the page.
For each delivery of a two-person meal, you can add up to three extras, and one extra for a four-person meal.
Purple Carrot delivers meals across 48 states, but not Alaska and Hawaii.
A meal for two is priced at $11.99 per serving, while for four it goes down to $9.99.
The price for the first week of delivery is discounted, and a $20 discount is offered when you create a Purple Carrot account.
Skipped weeks of deliveries won’t be charged.
Born and raised in Costa Rica, Siblings Mark Fachler and Monica Klausner grew up eating an abundance of fruit and vegetables and amazing home cooked food.
They developed a passion for healthy food that tastes amazing, and their vision is to give the gift of plant-based goodness to as many people as possible.
The Veestro vegan meal delivery service brings delicious, organic, healthy, sustainable food right to your doorstep.
How it works
The menu is categorized into three sections: A La Carte, Chef’s choice, and Weight Loss.
Meals are shown with images and an overview of customer ratings, as well as the nutrition facts and ingredients for each meal.
Selecting meals is easy, as an add-to-order button is just below each meal.
The weekly box of 10, 20, or 30 meals are shipped with dry ice.
Veestro delivers via FedEx to all states except for Hawaii, Alaska, and Puerto Rico.
For 10 meals, pricing is $11.70, for 20 it's $10.80, and for 30 – best value – $9.90.
Through the Veestro Perks program, you earn points as you order. You can also skip deliveries and cancel anytime.
3. Sun Basket
Founded in 2014, Sun Basket is a top choice for organic and non-GMO plant-based meals.
They have a broad menu that delivers non-vegan food too, but they always have a weekly selection of inventive vegan twists on popular cuisines from around the globe.
The tofu and bean burgers are both amazing, as is the vegan Caesar salad (pictured).
How it Works
You customize your menu by choosing from single items and pre-measured ingredients that can be cooked for two or a whole family.
One of the best features of Sun Basket is the detailed description and instructions provided for each recipe.
You can filter your options based on the preparation time and calorie amount, too, and of course narrow down your options to vegan, vegetarian, and even diabetes-friendly.
Sun Basket also provide recipes free from gluten and soy.
Sun Basket ships to 48 states. It doesn't ship to Alaska and Hawaii, and a few areas in Montana, New Mexico, and North Dakota.
$11.99 per serving, $7.99 shipping fee per order (first week delivery is always free).
4. Green Chef
Green Chef was the first meal kits delivery service certified by the USDA as an organic company.
While it caters for a variety of cuisine, its plant-powered menu is very popular and features a different theme each week.
Last week there was a delicious Caribbean Cauliflower Bowl!
How it works
Simply select the plant-powered menu and view the week's dishes. Each recipe card is downloadable as a PDF file and images are provided in the step-by-step instructions.
Be careful to ensure the dish is vegan, as vegetarian dishes feature on the same page.
Green Chef caters to all US states except for Alaska, Hawaii, and some areas of Louisiana.
Prices are relative to the plan and number of people for each meal. The Plant-powered menu starts at $9.99 per serving.
Shipping is free on the first order and first-time customers get $80 off their first four orders.
5. Daily Harvest
Daily Harvest’s founder Rachel Drori believes in the power of good food, 100% vegan food, that is.
Daily Harvest is a frozen vegan meal delivery service for delicious chef-crafted smoothies, flatbreads, soups, lattes, and power bowls filled with nutrients.
Ingredients are organic and designed to be whipped up into delicious and colorful servings that make eating fruits and vegetables super easy.
Pictured above is the Dragon Fruit Oat Bowl.
How it works
You can choose from 9, 12, or 24 cups to be delivered on a weekly or monthly basis.
Prices are fixed per type of ingredient, so you can customize your options as you fill your box with different types of exciting smoothies and other healthy food.
All items are frozen when delivered so the nutrients and flavor can be retained.
Daily Harvest delivers to about 95% of the continental US.
For one serving, smoothies, sweet bites, lattes, and soups are riced at $7.99.
Harvest bowls, ice cream scoops, and flatbreads are priced at $8.99, and oat bowls and chia bowls at $5.99.
Sakara provides 100% plant-based food, with no preparation or cooking provided.
The experience covers fresh meals, teas, and supplements; all organic, plant-based, gluten-free, dairy-free, non-GMO, and with no refined sugar.
There are three Sakara plans to choose from: Signature, Detox, and Brides.
The vegan meal delivery service is focused on the Signature Plan, as Detox is intended as a monthly intensive body cleansing while Bride is a 20-day program to help women prepare for their big day.
How it works
Sakara’s organic meal delivery program has nine pillars that represent healthy eating habits.
The Signature program features 1-3 meals a day, with delivery of prepared meals, tea, and supplements for two, three, or five days.
This can be customized as a one-time or recurring delivery and modifications can be applied for any ingredients that you’d like to be removed.
Sakara delivers to the continental US.
Prices is relative to the location, number of days, and number of meals delivered. A $25 discount is offered for first-time users.
Just as its name suggests, meals from VegReady are ready to eat. No prep, heating or refrigeration required.
Remarkably, by using an all-natural food preservation process, the meals stay fresh for up to 12 months.
Meals are guaranteed 100% vegan and 100% free from GMO ingredients and chemical preservatives. The goal is convenient plant-based eating, even for non-vegans.
How it works
You will receive 8 complete rice-based meals that consist of 24 dishes.
There are two types of meal to choose from:
The Amazonian Rainforest Meal Case uses quinoa, brown rice, and lentils as the main ingredients, and the Coastal Verde Meal Case uses white quinoa and lentils.
Each meal case is labeled with the nutrition facts, ingredients, and allergen information. Simply select the number of cases you want to purchase before you check out.
VegReady can accommodate all customers with a US address except for those living in Hawaii and Alaska.
Each meal is priced at $5 and the monthly subscription is set at $60, exclusive of shipping and handling fees.
Foodflo is a PETA-approved brand established by Florence Bertheau, a renowned wellness coach and celebrity chef.
Chef Flo spent more than two decades creating recipes based heavily on meat, dairy, and eggs, living up to the French cuisine she has been used to.
Later on, she made a dramatic shift to serving plant-based meals having seen the positive impact these meals have on her and her daughter's health.
How it works
Meals are provided in a course of one, four, or eight weeks.
The Reboot package covers one week and the Restore package covers four weeks. You can upgrade these preselected packages by adding desserts and small items.
Foodflo currently caters to the following areas based on schedule and coverage:
LA – most of Los Angeles except some areas near Malibu, Covina, and Pomona
OC – most of Orange County including San Juan Capistrano and Dana Point
OCA – and parts of Arizona (Phoenix, Tucson, and Flagstaff) and Nevada (mostly Reno and Las Vegas)
All areas in California are covered in the overnight coverage option.
Prices vary by location.
For reference, the prices for the LA schedule are as follows: For the Reboot package, small size is $109 and large is $149.
For the Restore package, small size is $439 and large is $539.
The 8-week program has a small package at $878 and a large package at $1,078.
Differences can be checked when you opt for the OC and OCA options.
You save $10 on your first order once you sign up for the mailing list.
9. Territory Foods
Territory Foods meals are designed by nutritionists and crafted by local chefs. The food is free of gluten, refined sugars and dairy, and there are plenty of vegan options.
Offering 10 meal plans, the local menu is dependent on your location.
No food goes to waste either, as TF has partnered with Feeding America to ensure it is sent to a food bank.
How it works
Meal plans are divided into two: Boost Size which has 250-450 calories, and Standard Size, which has 400-650 calories per serving.
Meals show the name of the chef who made the recipe, and provide an overview of fat, carbs, and protein content in grams.
Meals can be shipped for free to certain drop-off points like public gyms in selected states, and can also be delivered right to your door for a minimal fee.
Deliveries are done twice a week and at varying times depending on the location, be it a one-time or recurring order.
Delivery is limited to the DC metro area (including Richmond), Coastal Virginia, New York City, Philadelphia, San Francisco Bay Area, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, and Southern California.
Prices depend on the location, but typically each serving in the pre-select meal plan is $9.95, and the same goes for a customized meal.
Boost Size is $10.95, while Standard Size is $13.95. Market boxes start at $30.
10. Fresh N’ Lean
California based Fresh N’ Lean is a certified organic providing everyone with easy access to healthy eating, and that includes vegans and vegetarians.
Vegans will be interested to know that the company is now offering the Beyond Burger – pictured above.
How it works
Simply choose a plan or an a la carte option and have the food delivered to your home for reheating.
There are five meal plans, two of which are suitable for vegans: Vegan and Vegan Low Carb.
Select the number of meals you want in a day, and whether you want to enough for 5 or 7 days. You can remove up to three ingredients from your meals, and eight allergen options for consideration.
Meals are shipped via GLS or FedEx Air service anywhere in the US, except for P.O. boxes.
A Vegan Standard plan is $8.40 per meal, while a Vegan Low Carb is $9.33 per meal. Get $20 off for your first meal plan.
11. Very Good Butchers
Very Good Butchers provides plant-based meats made with 100% real, whole-food ingredients.
These are not readymade meals, but rather packets of vegan meats for you to cook your own burgers, hotdogs, mince, and more.
How it works
The meats come in sets called Butcher Boxes. Each box contains different types of plant-based meat such as ground bean for taco stuffing, burger patties, pepperoni, ribs, and steak.
You can choose from a box of 6 or 12 packs of meat.
Very Good Butchers ships to the US via DHL and to Canada via Purolator.
The shipping fee for US orders is around $30. Shipping is done on Mondays or Tuesdays so that the products can arrive before the weekend.
There are three Butcher Boxes to choose from, namely: Monthly Meat Club at 50 CAD, A Big Box of (Plant-Based) Meat at 99 CAD, and A Very Good BBQ Box at 65 CAD.
These prices are for one-time purchases but you can get a few dollars off for a monthly subscription.
With these awesome vegan meal delivery services available in near enough every state, there's no excuse for eating unhealthy fast food because you haven't got the time to shop or prepare meals.
Opt for food that's fast instead; delivered to your door with minimal prep time and healthy ingredients.