HelloFresh vs Blue Apron
The Best Gluten-Free Meal Delivery Services
Using a meal delivery service makes sticking to a gluten-free diet hassle-free, as it eliminates the need to find recipes and source the often times rare ingredients. You can enjoy simple and delicious gluten-free dining from the comfort of your home. Just choose the meal kit that best suits your needs and pick from an array of tasty dishes.
Read on as we discuss 5 of the best gluten-free meal delivery services, and review their prices, plans, and selling points.
2-, 4-, or 6-serving offerings at $9.95 per serving
Free shipping on orders over $45
$10 for shipping on orders less than $45
Home Chef offers tasty meal kits at an affordable price. It has a huge gluten-free category that offers customers hundreds of recipes and meal options to suit even the most specific tastes. Dishes include steak au poivre, grilled mahi-mahi with smoky lime butter, Tex-Mex taco salad, and tons more. You can browse the gluten-free recipes and read more about specific meals including the total prep & cook time, difficulty level, spice level, and nutrition facts. You can also read a snippet about the recipe that’s written by the chef to learn more about the flavors and ingredients used. Home Chef offers gluten-free meal options that are savory, sweet, and spicy, so you can find the perfect recipe for whatever you’re in the mood for.
Classic plan feeds 2 or 4 people at $6.16 per serving
Family plan feeds 2–4 people at $6.62 per serving
$6.99 for shipping
Sun Basket offers both high-end and kid-friendly gluten-free meals. The service only sends its customers organic and sustainably sourced produce, meats, poultry, and seafood, and has a large gluten-free section, highlighted on its website. Sun Basket promises to help you eat gluten-free without feeling deprived or hungry. It does this by packing its meals with filling and nutritious ingredients that will make you feel both satiated and slim.
Sun Basket offers tasty gluten-free meals that use the best ingredients, and since all of its recipes are created by an in-house chef, you can be sure that you and your entire family will love every dish. It’s important to note that the gluten-free menu is only offered in the classic plan, and not the family plan.
Veggie plan feeds 2 people at $6.66 per serving or 4 people at $8.32 per serving
Classic plan feeds 2 people at $4.99 per serving or 4 people at $8.32 per serving
Family plan feeds 4 people at $6.24 per serving
Free shipping on all plans
HelloFresh offers gluten-free recipes that require only 6 steps and come together in around 30 minutes. Aside from the simplicity of its recipes, it also has tons of gluten-free options. Unlike other meal delivery services though, it doesn’t categorize its gluten-free options. Recipes are under the categories of its plans—veggie menu, classic menu, and family menu—and are all tagged accordingly. So rather than browsing recipes in a gluten-free category, you can view meal options for each plan and then see the tags, whether nut-free, egg-free, dairy-free, or gluten-free.
Recipes range from lemony chicken paillard with sweet potato wedges and chimichurri, to hearty steak and potatoes. On each recipe card you can view the recipe’s prep time, cooking difficulty, ingredients, and nutritional value.
2 servings per night plan at $11.95 per serving
3 servings per night plan at $9.95 per serving
4 servings per night plan at $9.95 per serving
Free shipping on weekly plans under $60
Plated offers varied, creative, gluten-free dishes. Ingredients are all sustainably sourced, hormone- and antibiotic-free, organic, fresh and seasonal. Head Chef, Elana, crafts diverse recipes that will make you question whether the recipe really is gluten-free.
After filtering its menu by “no gluten ingredients,” you can browse through dozens of recipes that refresh every week. Recipes include miso-ginger chicken, seared steak, and butternut squash tostadas. When you click on a recipe card, you can read a bit about the ingredients and tastes of the recipe, along with nutrition facts, like protein, carb, and calorie count. Dishes are trendy, delicious, and Instagram-worthy!
2-person plan at $9.99 per serving
2 meals per week plan at $69.92 per week
4 meals per week plan at $139.84 per week
Since its founding, Blue Apron has grown into a popular meal delivery service for gluten-free eaters. The company ships 8 million meals across the US every single month, and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, and on Good Morning America.
While Blue Apron does not offer a completely gluten-free meal plan, you can look through the recipes to find dishes without gluten. Upon browsing its recipe options, you can view wine pairing ideas and even customer reviews of the recipe. Blue Apron is a straightforward and simple-to-use meal delivery service.
Dinner is Served
Meal delivery services are extremely popular among gluten-free eaters due to their simplicity and ease. Sticking to a gluten-free diet doesn’t have to mean feeling restricted. With new and exciting recipes to make every day, meal kits can add a whole lot of flavor to your gluten-free life.