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Make Meals Easy for Mom With These Healthy Meal Delivery Services

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While some moms love to cook, others may not have the time, interest, or inclination to prepare healthy, nutritious meals for themselves or their families. Plus, after a year of quarantine cooking, some moms are ready to hand over the reins to a professional, which is where you can come in with a meaningful and time-saving gift for Mother’s Day. Give mom a break from behind the stove with a subscription service to one of these companies that deliver fresh, healthy, and delicious ready-to-serve meals that give mom the gift of time.

Freshly ($8.49 per meal for 4, 6, 10, or 12 meals per week)
Freshly Delivery

This weekly subscription service delivers fresh (not frozen) chef-cooked meals that can be heated and served in three minutes. Unlike many meal kits, all you need is a microwave, fork, and plate to get a satisfying lunch or dinner on the table. Mom can pick from a menu of more than 40 single-serve meals, including classic comfort foods and twists on takeout favorites made with better-for-you ingredient swaps.

Fresh N Lean (Starting at $75 per week)

Fresh N Lean (Starting at $75 per week)

For moms who want to customize their meal plans to their diet preferences, Fresh N Lean offers weekly meal plans for high-protein, keto, paleo, vegan, and low-carb vegan eaters. Meals are made with organic, non-GMO, free-range, and certified humane plants and animal proteins. They are nutritionally balanced, protein packed, macro perfect, junk-free, and fully prepped, making it easy to meet any of mom’s cravings with the easy instruction of chill, heat, eat, and repeat.

GO Buddha Weekly Meal Delivery (Gift cards starting at $25)
GO Buddha Weekly Meal Delivery (Gift cards starting at $25)

Moms who eschew meat will love this plant-based meal company that is dedicated to creating affordable and accessible nutrition. GO Buddha started out as a meal-prep service company and now offers fully prepared meals and weekly packages for local pickup and overnight delivery. From their eatery in Rocky River, OH, they offer a menu of made-to-order buddha bowls, as well as seasonal side dishes, functional desserts, and healthy beverage options. The food is dairy free, gluten free, and vegan friendly.

Urban Remedy (starting at $165 per week)
Urban Remedy (starting at $165 per week)

Founded by foodie, nutritionist, and healthy living aficionado Neka Pasquale, the selection of fresh, organic, and ready-to-eat meals, juices, and snacks are plant-based, gluten-free, non-GMO, and dairy-free. Plus, the packaging is 100 percent recycled and recyclable, and the food is made sustainably in small batches with locally sourced ingredients. There are also special kits inspired by celeb aficionados like Cindy Crawford and Kate Upton.

 

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About The Author
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Julie is the co-founder of Well Defined and a longtime influencer and advocate in the wellness world. Along with her work at Well Defined, she is an executive recruiter and marketing specialist for Hutchinson Consulting. She is also a consultant and content strategist for numerous wellness brands. She is the former editor-in-chief and publisher of American Spa and was named a 2019 Folio Top Woman in Media in the Industry Trailblazers category and a 2018 winner of ISPA’s Innovate Award. She is also a seasoned journalist, specializing in spa, travel, health, fitness, wellness, sustainability, and beauty. She has been published in Departures, ForbesTraveler.com, E! Online, Gayot.com, Insider’s Guide to Spas, Luxury Travel Advisor, Marin Magazine, Ocean Home, Smart Meetings, Spa Asia, and Travel Agent.