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December 02, 2021

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22 Meal Kit Godsends for Dinners This Fall

They just may be the best thing to happen to busy moms and dads in a long time. Long live the dinner meal kits!

Eat healthy, embrace your experience then share a pic of the sumptuous dinner you just prepared! You’re a meal-kit mom! The 2.2 billion dollar industry has wormed its way into your busy household and saved your hectic dinner hour. Oh wait, it hasn’t made it to your kitchen yet? Haven’t you looked into your crystal ball yet? That’s right: One peek and it’s all there: after-school activities, driving kids all over town, oh and those wails of “What’s for dinner?” coming from the back seat. Even if you’re the most organized mom (or the world’s greatest cook), you can easily get worn down by the after-school-and-dinner routine.
    Be ready this fall by planning ahead for dinner now. Consider adding a delivery service so you can get your family healthy, tasty meals with minimal stress on your part.
     Most meal kit services are subscription based and work fairly simply. You pick how many people to feed, the number of meals you want per week, the preferred delivery day and your food preferences. You can look forward to fresh ingredients, easy to follow recipes (for the most part!), quick prep and portioned servings.

Check out our handy list below and give a kit a whirl!

MEAL KIT DELIVERY SERVICES

Blue Apron
Meal kit delivery & planning service.

Chef’d
“Famous” recipes, premium ingredients delivered to you

Green Bean Delivery
Farm-fresh vegetables and fruit delivered weekly in bins.

Green Chef
Organic ingredients, easy recipes delivered.

Green Table (LOCAL!)
Gourmet home meal catering and delivery service.

Hello Fresh
Customized weekly meal plans delivered.

Home Chef
Meal kit delivery service.

Martha & Marley Spoon
Partnership between Amazon & Martha Stewart delivers recipes & ingredients to you door.

Meel (LOCAL!)
All ingredients for meals delivered to your door at the start of the week. Specializes in kid meals.

Music City Mise (LOCAL!)
Delivered dinner kits for vegetable-favored meals.

My Veggie Chef (LOCAL!)
Vegan option in meal delivery kits, arrive frozen on Sundays.

PeachDish
Farm-to-table meals delivered from Atlanta.

Plated
Meal kit delivery & planning service.

Sun Basket
Delivers organic, non-GMO ingredients and easy recipes weekly.

GROCERIES / RESTAURANT DELIVERY

Delivery Thunder
Restaurant delivery in the Murfreesboro area.

Doorstep Delivery
Restaurant food delivered to your door.

Door Dash
Restaurant food delivered to your door.

Instacart
Grocery delivery service partnered with Publix, Costo, Whole Foods

Keep It Local (SMYRNA)
Restaurant delivery in the Smyrna area with expansion plans in the works.

Kroger ClickList
Shop for groceries online, reserve your pick up time, place your order.

OrangeCrate
Restaurant and grocery delivery in Smyrna & Murfreesboro areas.

Shipt
Grocery delivery, personal shopping.

 

About the Author

Susan Swindell Day, Editor

Susan Swindell Day is the editor in chief of Nashville Parent and the mom of four amazing kids.