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Do you love to cook but struggle with dinner ideas? You’re certainly not alone! Today, the average weeknight looks a little differently. With these newfound changes and a new way of life, it’s important to try new things and even experiment with new dishes or flavors…Why not? So, if you’re looking for variety without leaving the house, check out some of the best meal kits, whether you’re looking for local pick up or delivery straight to your door!

Local Meal-Kit Delivery Services

The following places are local Tampa meal prep spots where you can pick up or receive delivery.

Chef Ami

This is the original meal prep Tampa delivery service. Chef Ami offers easy to cook recipes, seasonal ingredients, and more! What’s great about Chef Ami is their farm-fresh produce, reusable components, local ingredients, and high quality! All of their recipes are around 30-minutes to prepare and range from 400-700 calories. They offer plans for 2-4 people serving up 4 recipes per week! You’ve got to check out Chef Ami if you want to support local businesses and whip up delicious meals!

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Local Meal Prep Services Offering Delivery

FitEx Meals

If you’re not in the mood to have to prepare the meal yourself, consider ordering from a local meal prep company! At FixEx Meals, you get delicious, healthy meals delivered to your door! All of the meals are fresh, never frozen, and fall under 500 calories. Choose your goal to customize your plan – whether you want to maintain your weight, lose weight, or build muscle. What’s great about FitEx is the option to cancel anytime, the option to select your meals from a list of 30 every single week, and more!

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Looking for another healthy delivery option? Check out EatRight! This local meal delivery Tampa company deliveries on Mondays and Thursdays an offers conventional, plant-based, and ketogenic meals. This option is Veteran owned, offers free-delivery options, and has a partnership with Crunch Fitness offering their clients free gym memberships! Not to mention, every meal you buy with EatRight, another is given to those in need via Feeding Tampa Bay – Need any more reason to check this place out?

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Fitlife Foods

While this option may be more of a “chain”, they have multiple Florida locations including a shop right on Dale Mabry! Because of what’s going on in the world, Fitlife Foods is offering $20 off your first three weekly deliveries! Plus, if you don’t love your meal, it’s on them 100%! Some of their menu items include Chicken Chile Verde, Cajun Braised Shrimp, Pumpkin French Toast, and more! Consider dinner…served!

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National Meal-Kit Delivery Options

Blue Apron

Perhaps one of the most well-known meal kit delivery services is Blue Apron. The way that this service works is you sign up, choose your plan, choose your meals, and voila! It’s delivered straight to your door. With Blue Apron all of your boxes include recipes designed and tested by chefs, high-quality ingredients, perfectly proportioned ingredients so you never waste a drop, and recyclable ice packs and packaging so you can feel good about your meals. What’s great too is how affordable this option is! Servings start at $11.99 and include no commitment – so you can skip or cancel a meal if you choose! We love this option.

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Another incredibly popular meal-kit delivery service is HelloFresh! This service starts at $9.99 per meal with varying plans and meals. With HelloFresh, they never skimp on ingredients, promote zero-commitment, including 5-star reviews, and have incredibly affordable options! They event collaborate with celebrity chefs from time to time. With every HelloFresh box, you receive easy and delicious recipes with nutritional info, high-quality ingredients, meal kits that are easy to store, and incredible cooking experience! Their recipes range from 20-minute meals to burgers to international recipes to one-pot recipes – You’ll never run out of “firsts” with HelloFresh!

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Home Chef

Another great pick for meal-kit delivery services is Home Chef. Their motto is “home cooking made simple” – sounds great, right?! They offer a super competitive rate and strive to always keep dinner simple. Their meals are delivered weekly, and you have the power to customize everything! All you have to do is select whether you’re carb conscious, calorie-conscious, vegetarian, etc., then customize it! You can upgrade, swap, or double up if you want and then all that’s left to do is enjoy. Even better, you can opt for their Fresh & Easy plan which sends low or no-prep meals.

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Sun Basket

Sun Basket isn’t as well-known as its competitors such as Blue Apron, but Sun Basket brings a level of clean eating that you most likely won’t find anywhere else! When you choose Sun Basket you’re choosing clean eating from a weekly meeting available in 2-4 servings – These servings start at $11.49, making it a pricier option, but a delicious one, nonetheless. They have options for paleo, diabetes, Mediterranean, carb-conscious, vegetarian, pescatarian, and more! Plus they have breakfast and lunch items as well. If you’d rather just heat and eat, you can select their Fresh & Ready options, starting at $9.99. If you’re looking for organic produce, responsibly sources meats, and handmade sauces and spice blends – Sun Basket is your best pick!

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Our final meal-kit delivery to spice up your dinners is Freshly. This option offers 30+ menu items that you choose from. The Freshly team then whips them up and sends them fresh to you where you can-reheat in as little as 3 minutes! They also allow for skipping or cancellations at any time. Some of their popular items include Steak Peppercorn, Cauliflower-Shell Bolognese, Homestyle Chicken, and more! Their meals start at $9.58 per meal and you have the power to choose from 4 to 12 meals a week!

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