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Doctors and nutritionists have long advised people to eat more fruits and vegetables. The link between a nutritious, plant-based diet and optimal health is well-established. In fact, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics states that a well-planned vegan diet is appropriate for all ages and stages of life.
No matter what your reason for going vegan, these vegan food delivery services can make mealtime easier and more fun.
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The One Potato meal delivery service has a completely vegan meal option available. Using vegan cheese from Miyoko's Creamery for many of the dishes, One Potato offers plant-based meals such as tacos with guacamole, pico de gallo and slaw. Subscribers can also enjoy veganized versions of classic burgers and fries or pizza with a salad.
One Potato delivers everything you need to make these meals, including condiments like vegan mayo when the recipe calls for it. They also send easy-to-follow recipe cards to make meal preparation simple and fun.
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PlantMade by Matthew Kenney
Chef and entrepreneur Matthew Kenney is an innovator of plant-based cuisine, and he operates several restaurants and has authored 18 cookbooks. With PlantMade by Matthew Kenney, he focused on minimally processed recipes. The meals are non-GMO and USDA organic, as well as free of gluten, soy or fillers.
Some PlantMade frozen meals are chickpea curry, jackfruit carnitas and “cacio e pepe” macaroni and vegan cheese. Seafood lovers will enjoy the crab-less cakes that are more flavorful than any traditional crab cake. The line also includes fun frozen dishes such as buffalo cauliflower bites and grilled cauliflower steaks.
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Plant Perfection Foods
For those who want to follow a whole-food, plant-based diet, Plant Perfection Foods makes it easy, fun and tasty. Their vegan meals come frozen and ready to be easily cooked whenever you want them. The plant-based meals are free from nuts, gluten, soy, oil, added sugars and salt. For meals that include pasta, they opt for healthier brown rice pasta.
Some of the meals on the menu are Catalina cauliflower chowder, black bean smoky chili, golden potato curry and savory cream of broccoli soup. You can find the nutritional information for each meal on the Plant Perfection Foods website under the menu/order page. Just click on the photo of the meal to see its nutritional information.
They are a bulk meal delivery service, so you can buy any of the meals that appeal to you, and the quantity you order is flexible because they aim to help support what’s easiest for your lifestyle.
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Veestro aims to help customers put healthy eating on autopilot. They send customers fully-prepared, vegan meals that are available for delivery to anywhere in the United States. All their dishes are free of preservatives, and they're made from non-GMO, organic ingredients. The one-serving meals come frozen and can be microwaved whenever you’re ready to eat them.
The chef-created, hand-crafted dishes include red curry with tofu, enchilada casserole, plant-based “crab” cakes, pasta Bolognese (vegan, of course), Impossible lasagna and Turkish meatballs. Also available are popular meals such as a portobello steak dinner, pizzas and baked mac and vegan cheese.
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Fresh 'N Lean
Fresh n’ Lean aims to make healthy eating fun and simple without compromising on flavors. They deliver fresh meals that are refrigerated instead of frozen, although you can freeze them, too, if you prefer. You don’t have to do any cooking or cleaning with this meal delivery service; their meals come ready to be microwaved and eaten in three minutes.
Although Fresh n’ Lean isn’t a vegan company, they offer two completely vegan meal plans. The standard vegan plan offers dishes like minestrone-style pasta, a teriyaki bowl with lentils and plant-based “chicken” with lemon brussels sprouts and vegetables. Meals in the low-carbohydrate vegan plane include teriyaki vegetables and marinara vegetables.
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Purple Carrot is a completely vegan meal delivery service. You can choose between two and four servings per week and three or four meals per week. Breakfasts, lunches and dinners are available, and each Purple Carrot delivery kit includes the recipe and pre-measured ingredients.
The menu rotates and changes. Some popular Purple Carrot meals include sesame orange tofu with roasted green beans and sticky rice, crispy Bombay potatoes with cilantro cauliflower and tahini yogurt, and pan-seared broccolini with mashed sweet potatoes and coconut turmeric relish.
In addition to the fresh meal delivery service, Purple Carrot now also offers frozen meals for people who don’t want to cook. Some delectable meals that come readymade are grilled sweet chile tofu sesame green beans with brown rice and an Italian pasta bowl with pesto cream and ratatouille.
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The popular Miami Beach eatery, PLANTA, offers vegan meals that are available for nationwide shipping. Chef David Lee curates a fun selection of delectable meals, and next-day delivery is available.
You can enjoy plant-based comfort foods such as eggplant parmesan (with vegan cheese), burgers, potato dumplings, quesadillas and cauliflower tots. You can also choose from several types of pizzas such as the Tempeh-tions pizza with tomato sauce, smoked tempeh, chili, cashew mozzarella, agave and sesame crust. Desserts include chocolate cake and olive oil cake.
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Daily Harvest is a vegan company that offers healthy, fresh foods for delivery. Always based on organic fruits and vegetables, the dishes are made from produce that is harvested at the right time and then frozen to lock in all the nutrients and flavors.
This is a company that tries to make it pleasurable for people to eat more healthy food. Customers can choose delectable, colorful flatbreads with toppings like kale and sweet potato, tomato and basil, and kabocha and sage. Soups include tomato and zucchini minestrone, green chickpea and turmeric, and carrot and coconut curry. Other popular dishes include smoothies, oat bowls, chia bowls, harvest bowls, scoops and bites.
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Green Chef is a rapidly-growing meal kit company. It offers a completely vegan plan among other non-vegan plans. Just be sure to select the Plant-Powered option. You can then choose how many people you need each meal to serve and whether you want three or four meals to be delivered each week.
With plans starting at $79 per week, it's among the more affordable vegan meal delivery services. The menu changes weekly, but some beloved meals include green pea falafel with tahini, a pesto tofu bowl, southern barbecue beans, black bean flautas and a chickpea and vegetable couscous bowl.
Every delivery contains chef-crated recipes and all the essential, pre-measured ingredients you need to create the dinners.
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Sunbasket provides fresh meal kits on a weekly basis, and the company also has an option for choosing fresh and ready meals that don’t require cooking. Vegan choices are available for both the meal kits and the ready-to-eat meals. There's a vegetarian meal delivery plan, but you need to custom-select your food to make sure it’s vegan. Simply select the menu items labeled “vegan” when ordering.
With a variety of meals available, Sunbasket keeps things interesting. Some of their popular vegan recipes are Japanese curry udon with edamame, walnut-mushroom flatbreads with apricots and lemon-tahini dressing, glass noodle bowls with spicy yuba and stir-fried vegetables, and spaghetti “alfredo” with shaved asparagus and charred tomatoes.