10 Best Food Subscriptions for NYC Families

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Best Food Subscriptions for NYC Families

Life can be hectic sometimes. Parents not only have to make sure they have their routines figured out, but they also have to run around and bring the kids to school, practice and appointments.

When everything is said and done, the last thing parents want to worry about is whether or not they have all of the ingredients to make dinner.

Food subscriptions can help take one less thing off of parents’ plates and will give you meals that your whole family will enjoy eating!

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Blue Apron

Not a master at cooking yet? No worries: Blue Apron gives you easy step-by-step recipes so you can learn for family dinners!

All of the ingredients are perfectly portioned so there isn’t a need to measure anything, making it easy to make healthy food after a busy day. Plans start at $7.49 per serving.


If you are looking for affordable meals that are also family favorites, then you should check out EveryPlate. This food subscription has three different meal types to choose from (ClassicPlate, VeggiePlate, and FamilyPlate) so you can have meals that will fit your families dietary needs.

With 14 different options, your family is going to be excited to eat every night! Plans start at $4.99 per serving.

Sun Basket

Whether you want to take the time to cook or would like an already prepared meal, Sun Basket has it all! Their fresh and ready meals only take three minutes to heat up, making it easy to whip up something quick.

All of the meals that are offered are organic and are personalized for any lifestyle. Sun Basket also offers breakfast and lunch options. Plans start at $4.28 per serving.

Home Chef

Home Chef is a popular food subscription service because it allows you to customize your own meals. The customize it feature allows you to upgrade, swap or double up proteins to make the perfect meal for each family member.

Home Chef also has a quiz that you can take that will tell you what filters and plans you should choose to fulfill your meal goals. Plans starting at $7.99 per serving.


If you are looking for a food subscription that offers flexible plans, then you should consider HelloFresh. With over 27 fresh meals to choose from every week, you don’t have to worry about your kids getting sick of the same old dinners.

There are also kid specific meals that you can choose from that are always a favorite for little ones. Plans start at $8.99 per serving.

Purple Carrot

Living a plant-based lifestyle can be hard when it comes to ordering food subscriptions, but Purple Carrot offers a plan that is packed with amazing meals.

When choosing a meal plan you  have the option of getting meal kits that will send you all of the ingredients to make the meals, or you can choose prepared meal kits where all you have to do is heat them up. Plans start at $11 per serving.


If your kids are becoming more interested in learning how to cook, then have them join the Raddish cooking club! Once you join the club, your kids will get a monthly kit at the door that has tools they will need to make some delicious food.

Each monthly box comes with recipe guides, a grocery list for each recipe, kitchen tools that are designed for kids and more! Memberships start at $20 a box. 

Hungry Root

Hungry Root wants to help you get all of the necessary food you need to make a delicious meal. On their website you are able to take a quiz that will tell them more about your eating habits, and they will come up with a grocery list that will help you make great meals that are catered to you.

The best part is that all of the food is free of artificial preservatives, colors, sweeteners and partially hydrogenated oils. Starts at $59 per delivery (based on your plan).

Nurture Life

This food subscription service has food for all kids in the family, even for 10 month olds! Nurture Life has some of the best kids meals, snacks and finger food that you can order. They even have options for kids that tend to be “picky eaters”.

Once they are delivered to your door, all meals can be served to your hungry kids in two minutes or less! Plans starting at $7.49 per meal.


Founded to help parents put nutritious meals on the table for their kids, Yumble is a food subscription that comes with fully prepared meals. Parents have the chance to choose from over 40 different food items for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Since all of the meals come fully prepared, you can either serve as is or heat them up for 2 minutes or less. This makes for a stress-free meal that will make parents lives easier. Plans starting at $5.99 per meal.