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5 Plant-Based Meal Delivery Services

Updated: Mar 7

Transitioning to a plant-based diet can be challenging, especially for those with Alpha-gal Syndrome, who must eliminate mammalian-derived ingredients to avoid allergic reactions. Fortunately, plant-based meal delivery services are on the rise and can make this journey smoother and more worry-free. For anyone starting their plant-based journey, it means consuming animal free meals without worrying about hidden animal products. For those with Alpha-gal Syndrome, it provides a convenient way to transition without constant ingredient-checking and minimizing the risk of allergic reactions. To celebrate World Vegan Day on November 1, we are happy to showcase 5 plant-based delivery services we have partnered with. These options will empower our community to choose the service that best suits their lifestyle and dietary needs. It's our way of making your plant-based journey more accessible and enjoyable. You can find a shareable document at the end of this blog!


Whole Harvest emphasizes meals cooked with whole food ingredients. Their mission is to help people live healthier lives with access to meals prepared with ingredients that are locally sourced.


Ingredients Quality

Whole harvest has made 3 promises to its consumers:

  1. 100% whole food plant-based: All meals are made from scratch and do not contain any processed foods.

  2. 100% fresh: All meals are delivered fresh with nothing frozen beforehand.

  3. 100% oil-free: Oil-free meals bring out the natural tastes of the food while also offering health benefits like weight loss, lower cholesterol, and heart-disease prevention.

Menu Diversity

Each week, a brand new menu is created where customers can choose between 8-21 chef prepared meals to be delivered. While on a subscription plan, users will receive the same order each week until they choose to rebuild their meal plan and try something new. You can choose from a variety of stews, salads, plant-based burgers, pastas, and more.


Pricing
  • The number of meals from 8-21 per week can be customized based on your preference.

  • Prices can vary and each entrée is approximately between $11-$14.

  • 10 meals can average around $130-$140 depending on the entrees picked.

Delivery Options
  • You can have the option to place a one-time order or subscribe to a weekly delivery plan which saves 5% off each order.

  • Orders must be placed before 11pm on Wednesday in order to receive it the following week

  • Meals come vacuum-sealed so you can freeze them and stock up for later consumption

Use code "VEGANMED60" to receive $60 off your first order. No expiration date


Purple Carrot offers both prepared meals as well as meal kits to weekly subscribers. The service aims to give its consumers a wide variety of plant-based meals to reduce prep-time and adopt a healthier diet.


Ingredients Quality

All ingredients are 100% vegan and are centered around whole foods and vegetables. The groceries used in Purple Carrot’s meals are picked for quality to create balanced meals.


Menu Diversity

Purple Carrot offers a diverse range of meal options every week, with meal kits for user preparation or ready-to-eat prepared meals that can be heated within minutes. Their offerings span breakfast, lunch, and dinner, complemented by an array of snacks and beverages available from their "plantry," which can be purchased separately. Additionally, customers can find their frozen food selection at local retail stores.


Pricing
  • Meal kits: 3-4 meals per week $79.50-$106 per week

  • Prepared meals: 6-10 meals per week $78-$130 per week

Delivery Options
  • Flexible plans so you can change your meal plan, skip a delivery, or pause your account at any time.

  • Shipping is free for the first week, then $10 thereafter for any orders under $100

  • Delivery area: 48 states

Use code "HEALTHY25" to receive $25 off your first 4 meal kits. Expires December 2023


Thistle makes it easy to get and stay healthy while improving the sustainability of the food system. They believe eating nutritious, plant based foods should be incredibly convenient and accessible.

Disclaimer: They do offer sustainably-sourced chicken, turkey, and pork options, however our team has verified these meals are prepared separately from their vegan meals.


Ingredients Quality

All meals are 100% gluten and dairy free. Designed by nutritionists and crafted by chefs, Thistle meals are fully prepared and made with the freshest seasonal ingredients. Thistle meals have an average of 5.8 unique fruits and veggies, plant, or meat options. Locally-sourced and organic when possible.


Menu Diversity

Thistle has weekly rotating, globally-inspired menu of breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and snacks. Options include a selection of jarred salads, soups, organic cold-pressed juices and wellness shots. They have vegan and non-vegan (chicken, turkey, and pork) options available. Each week, a new menu is served and users are assigned meals according to their meal plan. However, they can swap, add, or remove meals if they choose.


Pricing
  • Prices per meal start at $16 (vegan lunch or dinner), $18 (meat lunch or dinner), and $14 (breakfast). However, prices go down as you increase the quantity of meals in your plan.

Delivery Options
  • Offers weekly delivery options depending on your plan. You can set your delivery window at signup, and receive text updates about your deliveries.

  • West coast: Most big cities in California, Las Vegas, Portland, and Seattle

  • East coast: New York City, Philadelphia, Washington D.C, Arlington VA, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut

Use code "VEGANMED120" to receive $120 off your first 4 weeks = $30 off each of the first four paid weeks. No expiration date


Mosaic Foods is a plant-based frozen food meal delivery service which serves vegetarian and vegan options. The meals are hand-crafted by chefs and packed with nutrient-rich veggies, free of artificial ingredients.


Ingredients Quality

The ingredients contain whole foods that are veggie-packed and unprocessed prepared by chefs. Mosaic Foods focuses on having a plant-centric diet for better health outcomes and a lower environmental impact.


Menu Diversity

You can order from a variety of veggie bowls, family meals, pizzas, soups, and oat bowls. All meals are fully cooked and flash-frozen when they are delivered. These meals contain no artificial ingredients and are ready to bake/heat up in less than 5-10 minutes with no prep required.


Pricing

Mosaic Food’s pricing can depend on how often you want to receive meals and what items to add to your box. Some of the more popular options are listed below:

  • Veggie Bowls: $12

  • Soups: $9

  • Oat bowls: $6

  • Family meals (serves 4): $24

Delivery Options
  • Order 18 or more to get free shipping + another $10 off your total bill

  • Meals are shipped frozen and ready to heat up upon delivery

Use code "VEGANMED20" to receive $20 off your first order. Expires 10/31/24



FireRoad believes in the power of nutrient-dense plant-based foods for sustained performance. Using nutritional science, they expertly craft meals with robust nutritional profiles, taking the guesswork out of smart eating.


Ingredients Quality

FireRoad meals feature "Full Spectrum Protein" and functional ingredients, offering a wide range of essential amino acids crucial for muscle growth, digestion, metabolism, and a robust immune system. All FireRoad foods are 100% plant-based and strive to include organic ingredients whenever possible.


Menu Diversity

Users can choose from FireRoad curated meal plans or can choose from a variety of pizzas, bowls, pastas, smoothies, and more. Your meals are made to order and delivered frozen. It only takes a few minutes to heat up and eat.


Pricing

Pricing of items may vary but all meals are between $4-12 per item. A FireRoad Curated meal plan such as the “21 Jump Start” pack costs about $198 for 21 meals + snacks.


Delivery Options
  • Users can choose weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly deliveries.

  • Meals are shipped frozen and ready to heat up upon delivery

Use code "VEGANMED" to receive 20% off your first order. No expiration date


Conclusion

Ultimately, choosing the best meal delivery service comes down to your personal needs. These meal delivery kits not only help with convenience but can also play a big role in your overall health. It is worth mentioning, there are a lot of meal delivery services out there, including many with plant-based options. VeganMed is committed to healthy living. In our ongoing commitment to empower our patients with a wide range of options, we’re proud to bring you the following deals from our valued collaborators listed above. We're not receiving any financial compensation for this, but we're happy to do it because we believe in the importance of supporting our community. VeganMed appreciates your continued support!


We've included a shareable document for you to easily pass along to your friends, family, or anyone curious about beginning their plant-based journey. Enjoy sharing the goodness!

VeganMed x Plant-Based Delivery Service Collaboration (4)
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Co-authored by: Dillon Pham


 

Disclaimer: The product and/or information provided on VeganMed is of a general nature and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. We do not lab test the products to confirm that they are free from animal ingredients, and it is possible that the formulation and ingredients could have changed. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or product. The information provided in this post is accurate and up to date as of the date it was written. However, please note that circumstances and facts may change over time, and new information may become available that could alter the accuracy or relevance of the content. We encourage readers to verify and cross-reference any information provided here with trusted sources or consult relevant professionals for the most current and accurate updates.


 

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