Top Meal Prep Kit Companies to Help You Stay Healthy

Whether you’re on a travel nursing assignment or looking to liven up your weekly meals at home, these meal prep kit companies are sure to deliver – literally.  
Making smarter food choices, especially during the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, can prove difficult. As the old saying goes, “if you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” Skip the fast food lines and get customized, healthier options sent right to your doorstep 
Healthcare workers receive special discounts with the following meal kit companies: 
1. Green Chef 
Green Chef takes the guesswork out of cooking dinner by providing easy-to-follow recipes. And if you’re following a specific diet, Green Chef has you covered. It offers menus to cater to different lifestyles and preferences. Plans include: balanced living, plant-powered and keto-friendly. You can even opt for gluten-free, which ensures that your recipes are full of flavor and free of gluten and soy. 
All of Green Chef’s produce and eggs are certified organic. Each box contains easy-to-follow recipe cards that will have your dinner ready to serve in 40 minutes or less! Green Chef delivers to every state in the U.S. except Alaska, Hawaii and Louisiana. 
Discounts: Green Chef offers discounts to those who support and serve the community, including first responders, medical providers, nurses, teachers, military, and veterans.  
2. HelloFresh
HelloFresh allows customers to choose from more than 50 weekly menu items, including low-calorie, vegetarian and kid-approved! In the box, customers can expect to find pre-measured ingredients and recipe cards. These easy meals are meant to be prepped, cooked and served in about 30 minutes. HelloFresh makes it easy to adjust your weekly order by offering flexibility – add extra meals, change your delivery date, skip a week or cancel anytime. Create less food waste by receiving perfectly portioned ingredients. And, no long trips to the grocery store! 
Discounts: HelloFresh has a Hero Discount Program, where the company shows appreciation to nurses, hospital employees, medical providers and military by offering 50 percent off your first box, free shipping, and an additional 10 percent off all boxes over the next year 
3. Blue Apron  
Blue Apron meal kits give customers peace of mind by providing chef-approved recipes (yes, they have chefs who perfect their creations in a test kitchen) built from high-quality ingredients. Similarly to the previous two meal kit companies, Blue Apron offers weekly meals that are customizable based on dietary needs and preferences. A unique perk of this company is that they offer WW-recommended options (previously known as Weight Watchers). And, if you’re looking for something fancy to go with your dinner, or if you’ve got a fellow wine connoisseur in your life, check out their Wine Program!  
To extend a very special thank you to doctors, nurses, hospital staff and others, Blue Apron provides exclusive discounts, which can save you some serious green ($100+ and free shipping) 

4. Home Chef  
According to its website, Home Chef has the highest rate of customer satisfaction among leading meal kit companies! Home Chef offers up to 30 weekly meal choices, with options to customize the protein sources for each meal. Home Chef saves its customers time by creating the recipes and portioning the ingredients. Want to get a taste of Home Chef before signing up for a subscription? Now you can! Home Chef offers products in Kroger-owned grocery stores across the country.  
Discounts: Home Chef supports healthcare workers, first responders and teachers by offering additional discounts through Nurses can get 50 percent off their first box, plus an additional 10 percent off all future boxes! 
5. Factor Meals 
Factor Meals is a little different than the previous four meal kit companies. These customizable meals come fully prepared and cookedSo if you aren’t the best cook, or if you’re staying somewhere that doesn’t have a kitchenette, these may be for you. These are great options to take with you on your shift, or if you’re taking a quick trip. Simply pop them in the microwave for a few minutes and the meals are ready to eatNo pots and pans, no cleanup. 
Factor meals stay fresh for a full seven days in your fridge. As a friendly reminder, an “Enjoy by” date is printed on each meal sleeve. At 10 meals per week, the price before the discount adds up to $7.99/serving. Save time and cash while giving your body quality nutrients!  
Discounts: Medical professionals, service members, teachers/educators, and first responders receive an ongoing 15 percent off through a unique promo code

Complete List of Meal Kit Discounts
For a complete list of meal kit services that offer discounts to nurses and other healthcare providers through, please visit 
If you’re not ready to dive into a meal kit delivery service, but you are looking for easy recipes to make while on assignment, these five recipes can be made with minimal cookware inside your hotel room!


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