In LA there are many fantastic meal delivery services. Signing up for one can help you save time, lose weight and better equip you to face your daily demands. But of the myriad of meal delivery options in Los Angles, which ones are the best? To facilitate your decision, we have performed a detailed review on the best services available to you.
For each of the top services, we provide an overview, a description of the food, an outline of plan options and pricing, define their service area, show you what others have to say about them, explain what makes them different and provide their contact information.
You didn’t think we’d create a list of amazing meal delivery services without mentioning ourselves, right? As explained above, the Paleo diet consists of the foods available to our early human ancestors – i.e. what our bodies evolved to eat. It mostly lean meat, veggies, fruit and excludes dairy, grain, and processed foods. So naturally, it’s a low carb, high protein nutritional diet that gives you more energy, a better mood, and helps you to lose weight without additional exercise.
Paleo Diet – i.e. the food that was available to us as “Paleolithic” humans (our ancestors hundreds of thousands of years ago). Gluten free, grain free, bean free, dairy free and refined sugar free.
The meal calories are roughly as follows:
Pricing starts at $40 / day for two meals. Here is pricing of some sample plans:
Virtually any city in Southern California
Paleo Delivers is the only meal service that delivers gourmet, super high quality Paleo food in Los Angeles. Customer service is highly attentive and they have almost unlimited capacity to accommodate individual requirements. Finally, the company prides itself on creating dishes that seem like comfort / cheat food, but in fact are 100% Paleo. For example – a Paleo Bagel, or a paleo turkey burger with sweet potato fries.
Paleo Bagel and Lox
Paleta’s approach is a “healthy twist on haute cuisine”. They prepare and deliver customized meals designed for your dietary needs, with ingredients from local, sustainable, cruelty-free, and responsible sources.
Healthy Farm-to-table cuisine, including vegan and vegetarian. Ingredients sourced from local farms, cruelty-free ranches and responsible fisheries.
Paleta offers multiple plans, including:
California, Phoenix/Scottsdale, Las Vegas (service areas for meal delivery. Paleta also provides other services, such as smoothies and snacks, which they offer nationwide.
Focus on farm-to-table ingredients, wide range of meals, fully customizable. Provides the entire gamut of high-protein, gluten-free, soy-free, non-dairy, vegan, Paleo Diet etc.
Beef steak tomato salad with pickled red onion,gluten free crackers, and herb caper mayonnaise
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ZEN offers a variety of menu options, mostly geared towards people who want to stay healthy and lose a few pounds. Plans include weight loss, paleo, and vegetarian. They offer “Z.E.N. Spa” cleanse packages complete with juice, raw soup and salad, tea, and himalayan bath salts. Finally, a “family dinner” option provides healthy meals for families at affordable prices
Meal plans for health, weight loss, and well-being.
ZEN food offers the following plans:
Los Angeles, Orange County, Ventura County, San Diego County, parts of Santa Barbara and Riverside County
Z.E.N. Foods’ programs are designed to provide the healthiest, most nutritious, and balanced meals available. They use the highest quality ingredients in their most natural state, and ensure that significant attention to detail goes into the preparation of the dishes.
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Blue Apron offers affordable, gourmet meals that you cook yourself at home. Recipes are designed by culinary experts and guest chefs; ingredients are delivered weekly in compartmentalized containers, ready to be cooked in about 35 minutes.
Ingredients are all seasonal, fresh, and delivered in a refrigerated box. Shipping is free and the schedule of delivery can be customized to fit your schedule. All meals are 500-700 calories and recipes are never repeated in the same year.
Blue Apron does not have Yelp reviews, likely because it is not a local business. Please click here to view their Google Reviews
Cook-it-yourself meals. Gourmet recipes and farm-fresh ingredients from family run businesses.
The fact that you can cook the meals yourself. Blue Apron lets anyone be the master chef without the tedium. You get to still enjoy the relaxing and sensuous process of preparing a meal without any of the planning, shopping, and prepping that can make cooking a hassle.
Chicken Khao Soi Soup
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Nutrifit offers healthy diet plans customized for any personal needs. Beyond weight management, plans include “Health Management”, “Body After Baby”, and “Sports Specific Nutrition”. There are also customized menus for weight gain, and the company offers Paleo, gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegan options.
Each new customer begins by filling out a survey to indicate their specific dietary needs, which ensures that each meal program is perfect for the individual. Nutrifit also offers a line of spices, mixes, and food bars and can provide Wellness coaching and education.
Fresh and healthy meals for people of all ages and life stages
Southern California, Los Angeles & Nationwide.
Nutrifit is perfect for someone who wants to change their life through a new, fully-encompassing dietary regime. Nutrifit is endorsed by a slew of A-list stars like Charlize Theron, Uma Therman, Val Kilmer, and Owen Wilson
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California Chef prides itself by serving the highest-quality meals, cooked for each client’s specific needs by trained chefs. California Chef’s food “doesn’t taste like diet food.”
They advocate that their service will help you lose weight by eating the food you love. California Chef is perfect for anyone who has specific dietary needs, and has a customizable meal plan for Seniors.
Deluxe, personalized, calorie-counted meals, that make it easy to lose weight.
The Greater Los Angeles and Thousand Oaks area
Extensive customization suits folks with specific needs or picky tastes. No other service on this list offers a plan specifically for seniors.
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