If you're too busy to cook, it's easy to grab something quick – and usually unhealthy. But even if you're rushed or just don't feel like cooking, you can still eat healthy by having meals delivered directly to your Atlanta home. A growing number of companies offer healthy options to suit almost any type of taste or dietary needs, including meals that follow special diets or avoid certain allergens.
Try one of the following metro Atlanta meal services to enjoy varied meals that make it as convenient as possible to eat healthy:
Atlanta Meal Prep
2870 Peachtree Road NE, Unit 145, Atlanta. 404-805-4726. atlantamealprep.com.
Atlanta Meal Prep offers various options, including Paleo, gluten-free, high-protein and vegetarian. Meals are prepared using seasonal and/or locally sourced ingredients and come in a microwaveable container with heating instructions. Weekly plans offer delivery of one lunch and one dinner option per person per day for six days. Prices start at $125 for a one-person plan. Deliveries inside the perimeter are free with a minimum of five meals. Delivery outside the perimeter is $20.
Recent meal selections include marinated roasted boneless and skinless chicken thigh with braised kale and carrots or slow-cooked chili verde.
Fresh 'n Fit Cuisine
6080 Parkway North Drive, Cumming. 678-208-0341. freshnfitcuisine.com.
Menus rotate every four weeks and are tailored for low-carb, vegetarian, gluten-free or Paleo diets. You can also choose a healthy mix plan or create one of your own from over 300 meals. Menus are updated seasonally and use locally sourced ingredients.
Recent selections include black bean and low-fat cheese enchiladas and egg white frittata.
Fresh 'n Fit offers deliveries on Mondays and Thursdays to some metro Atlanta ZIP codes, or you can pick your dishes at over 100 area locations, the majority of which are fitness centers.
A three-day plan is the minimum order, and prices vary according to how many meals you're ordering and where you're located.
Real Meal Delivery
3354 Chamblee Tucker Road, Atlanta. 404-996-0900. realmealdelivery.com.
Real Meal Delivery offers several meal plan options, including a natural lifestyle plan that includes cage-free organic poultry and eggs, grass-fed beef, organic and natural ingredients and no added salt. Allergy-friendly meals that are appropriate for gluten-free, nut-free, milk-free or vegetarian diets are also available.
Prices vary according to the order, with wild salmon offered for $13 and grilled asparagus for $6. There is no delivery free, but a membership is required at a cost of $8.95 a month or $84 a year. Limited delivery is offered in the following ZIP codes: 30306, 30307, 30309 and 30318.