Healthy eating can be such a chore. You’ve got to research recipes, shop for ingredients in the supermarket, and spend a significant amount of time cooking all those meals. And don’t get us started about doing the dishes. To alleviate this inconvenience, food delivery services have taken it upon themselves to make it easier for us to be healthy. Here are a few healthy food delivery services we think are worth trying.
Pickle Healthy Delivery
With the goal to serve gourmet, calorie-counted, and macro-balanced meals, Pickle offers ready-to-eat meals from a menu that changes every week. The ordering process is easily comprehensible and straightforward. Simply choose from three options, (Signature, Lean and Clean, or Performance meal plans), and decide whether to have them delivered the night before or on the same day. Pickle offers the option to customize meals for those who have allergies and food sensitivities. Prices range from P1,260 for a three-day subscription to P3,850 for a five-day subscription.
The Six Pack Chef
The Six Pack Chef takes pride in “scientifically designed, precisely calculated, and professionally prepared” plans for its customers. You can choose from either a high-protein, low-carb diet or a low-fat, high-protein diet. There’s also the option to customize your own meal plan with the help of in-house registered nutritionists. The seven-day package starts at P750 per day inclusive of two to six meals.
For meals that are more familiar to Filipinos, Diet Buddy aims to make all kinds of eating regimen less intimidating and more accessible by using locally sourced ingredients. Most of the meals are homegrown favorites, such as sisig, kaldereta, and kare-kare, all mixed and matched with vegetables, fruits, and drinks that fall under 1,200 to 2,000 calories per day. A one-day meal plan costs only P340 to P600, and a five-day meal plan ranges from P1,800 to P3,000, inclusive of three meals and a snack each day.
Fit Kitchen PH
What specifically sets Fit Kitchen PH apart from other delivery services is that it doesn’t just provide healthy meals, it also offers a taste of international cuisines. For a five-day meal plan, there’s a specific cuisine for each day from Monday to Friday. On Mondays, you could get American food, such as a roast beef sandwich or chicken steak with gravy, while Thursdays could be Mediterranean and Fridays could be Singaporean. All plans fall under 1,200 to 2,100 calories per day with prices that range from P2,000 to P2,600 for a one-week plan.
If you’re looking to follow a strict plan, the keto is a low-carb, high-fat diet that allows your body to efficiently burn off fat for energy. Keto Living is a food delivery service that specializes in providing ketogenic meal plans for its customers. You can choose from a number of ketogenic meal plans that would best suit your fitness goals. A five-day meal plan costs P1,950 to P2,900 with prices increasing for every five additional days.
Hello Healthy Manila
Hello Healthy Manila not only provides you with healthy, well-balanced meals everyday, it also equips you with a consultation for their in-house nutritionist, which is why it’s perfect for healthy eating beginners. From the moment you avail the service, all your meals are catered to match your fitness goals. They offer a menu that changes per week with high macronutrient content in each meal. For breakfast, try out their new and original Oats, an oatmeal-like snack made of quinoa and mixed fruits. Order your meal plans at the weekly price of P2500 to P4750.
Ketogenic Diet PH
If you’re not ready to give up meaty goodness, then Ketogenic Diet PH’s meal programs is a must-try. With meals that are packed with protein, this delivery service will cook up meals that are absolutely appetizing. Watch out for dishes like their twice cooked adobo and greek chicken with garlic mayo dip, the kind of meals that are fit for kings. Ketogenic Diet PH specializes in delivering these meals straight to your doorstep from Monday to Friday. Keto meals are priced at P2000 to P3000 per week.
Paleo Manila focuses on providing its customers with the right meals that follow a high-protein, low-carb meal program. These meals are made up of food that humans ate before the introduction of modern agriculture, while they also serve low-carb, high-fat meals that enhance energy-building. Each meal is all-natural, non-GMO, gluten-free, and nutritionist-approved. Meal plans cost P1,050 (inclusive of delivery fees) for one month, with prices increasing with the addition of each month.
Isabel’s Dewy Morning Deals
Specializing in organic farm-to-table cuisine, Isabel’s Dewy Morning Deals is a great option for those who want to incorporate more vegetables into their diets. The ingredients come directly from the owners’ farm and are guaranteed to be free from pesticides and fertilizers. They offer a la carte salads and salad platters for those in groups. There’s a choice of subscribing to the meal plan of one salad per day which costs a minimum of P810, and solo orders that start at P220.
Headed by nutritionist, Clark Dela Rivera, Diet Diva has been awarded by the Philippines Best World Quality Class Awards as the most outstanding healthy food service provider in 2014. By providing options for dishes you deem is good for your body, this service cooks a different menu each week consisting of balanced meals that amount to only 1,200 calories per day, the minimum amount required to maintain healthiness. For a five-day program, prices start at P1,900 for breakfast, lunch, snacks, and dinner.
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Writer: THEA TORRES