13 Food Subscription Services on Sale Right Now, Because It’s Not Just You—Groceries Have Gotten More Expensive
No, it's not your imagination—grocery prices are going up. As are, most notably, gas prices and other commodities being impacted by the war in Ukraine. Food and beverage costs have been steadily rising before the sanctions, though. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that inflation on groceries was increasing at its fastest rate in decades as of January 2022, up 7.4 percent in January compared to 2021.
If you're looking to pinch some pennies and put some time back in your day, might we recommend a grocery or meal kit subscription? They're convenient, cater to your dietary preferences, and best of all, are running some serious sales when you subscribe right now. Rather than running out to the store, dragging all your groceries home, *and* paying exuberant prices, many grocery deliveries and meal-kit services do all the work for you for less money.
Skip the trip and put some cash back in your wallet with these grocery subscription sales happening now. Scroll to shop and find the perfect plan for you and your family, no matter your tastes or timeline.
Save $$$ with these grocery subscriptions sales
You don't need a personal chef to have healthy, curated meals made just for you each night. Sunbasket will deliver chef-crafted and RD-approved organic meal kits or "heat and eat" dishes right to your door, minus the luxury price tag. Subscribe today and get $90 off your first order and a free gift. Activate your offer here.
True to its name, Misfits Market will send you the "misfits," aka, the food that can't be sold in grocery stores just because it's dinged up or bruised. Plus, other unique and eclectic snacks and pantry staples that you might not find at your regular supermarket. A weekly membership automatically gets you up to 40 percent off grocery store prices customized just to your liking and dietary preferences. There's no membership fees or annual bills—you can cancel at any time, but why would you want to? The savings are that good. See what we mean here.
If you've learned anything from that true crime podcast you last binged, it's that Blue Apron (the subscription service that started it all) really does offer a "better way to cook." Each week, choose your recipes and the brand will ship you the pre-packaged ingredients and step-by-step instructions so you can whip-up restaurant quality dishes right in your home. Currently, the brand is offering a deal where you get 16 meals free across six boxes, plus free shipping on your first box. All of that adds up to $120 back in your pocket—try it today here.
Purple Carrot is here to help you discover, prep, and enjoy more plant-based meals without having to drain your bank account. And, no, they're not just salads. Think: sticky apricot seitan, blood orange chia pudding, and creamy pasta primavera. Choose from meal kits or prepared meals and score $25 off (plus free shipping always!) your first order here.
Whether you're vegetarian, carb-conscious, or on a cooking time crunch, Home Chef has something for you. When you sign up, you choose your preferences around things like diet, taste, and serving size. Then, customize your week's menu and get pre-portioned ingredients with step-by-step instructions shipped right to your door. Now, you can add up to 16 free meals to your cart when you sign up today. Activate your offer here.
From fresh bok choy and crisp bing cherries, to premium udon and snacks you can generally only find at your local Asian market, Umamicart is your go-to for all your produce and pantry staples, plus Asian favorites, delivered straight to your door. Depending on where you live, the brand offers free next day delivery starting on orders of $49 or more. And if you needed more reason to fill your cart, you can get a free bag of staff-approved goodies with orders over $100 in honors of the first birthday. Use the code "BIRTHDAY" here.
Currently, Hello Fresh is offering 16 free meals for new customers, plus free shipping and three free gifts with your purchase. From pescatarian options to "fit and wholesome" meals, you can customize your meal plans to fit your lifestyle and get to cooking in no time. Redeem your offer here.
Instead of meals, Tastebase is like the Yelp or Spotify of snacks that allows you discover new brands, leave reviews, create custom "tastelists," and order the products. And the snacks themselves aren't your average granola or tasteless chocolate chip cookies—there are over 1,000 brands to explore, ranging from adaptogenic sodas to artisan jerky. While there's no subscription, Tastebase just launched a rewards program that allows users to earn points for free snacks. Click to join here.
Carnivores: Good Chop is your one-stop-shop for free-range, humanely raised meat. All of its beef, pork, chicken, and seafood are sourced from the best, most ethical farms, packaged into two different customized boxes (one medium, one large) shipped every four weeks. The brand is currently offering $100 off its first free boxes—sign up here.
Or, if you're the opposite and are more of a fruits n' veggies fan, you can't go wrong with Daily Harvest. From soups and smoothie bowls, to bites and harvest bakes, Daily Harvest is a goldmine for organic, frozen goodies you can whip up in minutes. There's no dairy, no gluten, no preservatives—it's as good for you as it is your tastebuds. Get $35 off your first box with the promo code "WELCOME2022" here.
Pasturebird is another delicious meat delivery service that specializes in pasture-raised chicken. All of the meat comes from the brand's farm in southern California where the chickens roam freely and eat a nutrient-rich diet, sans drugs or antibiotics. You can buy cuts individually or save 10 percent off when you build your own, personalized subscription box. Get building here.
Hungryroot dubs itself the "all-in-one meal recipe and grocery service," that saves you time on grocery shopping, meal prep, and nutrition in one fell swoop. Each box is built for you based on the preference quiz you take in beginning. Deliveries start at $65 per delivery, but now, you can score 30 percent off, plus a weekly free gift for life when you sign up today. Check it out here.
If you really want to save time on meal prep, subscribe to Freshly. Every week, the brand will send you nutritious "heat-and-eat" meals that you can cook in three minutes or less. Freshly's meals are so good, and range anywhere from classics, like chicken parmesan and beef bolognese, to more creative dishes, like "Purely Plant Shepherd's Pie" and "Oven-Baked Sweet Potato Cakes." Get $60 off your first five boxes using the code "GET60" here.
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