5 Thanksgiving Meal Kits To Make Your Life Easier

November 5, 2019

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Are you looking to make Thanksgiving dinner a little more manageable? Or want to make something, but don’t know where to get started?  Or love to cook, but don’t have time to research recipes, shop and prep?  We have the answer for you!  5 top meal kit services have Thanksgiving boxes in all shapes and sizes to fit your needs.  You can purchase just the turkey, only the sides, sides and dessert, just the dessert, or the whole feast.  We even have a whole vegan Thanksgiving dinner right down to the dessert if that’s what you are looking for.  Compare Thanksgiving options from top meal kit services including Purple Carrot, Blue Apron, Plated, Home Chef and Hello Fresh.

Blue Apron

Blue Apron

Blue Apron has added two delicious desserts to their weekly menu for the week of Thanksgiving.  All you need to do is subscribe to Blue Apron and you can order the 2 desserts plus meals for the rest of the week or desserts only.  You must order by 11/18 and can skip or easily cancel online if you do not wish to continue the service after the holiday.



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Hello Fresh


Hello Fresh brings you two options for Thanksgiving this year – a traditional turkey dinner or beef tenderloin both with sides and dessert.  No subscription is required for this seasonal box.  Order by November 19th to ensure delivery before Thanksgiving.  For more information read this blog post on the Hello Fresh Thanksgiving boxes.

Traditional Turkey Dinner



Beef Tenderloin Dinner



Home Chef


Home Chef gives you the option to buy just the turkey, just the sides, or both!  All you have to do is add dessert and your Thanksgiving dinner is served.  Subscribe by November 20th to ensure delivery for Thanksgiving.  You can read all about the Home Chef Thanksgiving boxes in this blog post.

The Turkey

  • Turkey breast roast
  • Serves 6
  • Costs $50
  • Free shipping on orders over $45
  • Subscription required


The Sides



Plated (closed)

Plated brings you two options for Thanksgiving – “Just the Extras” which include an appetizer, 2 sides and a dessert or “The Full Feast” which includes an appetizer, a salad, 5 sides, a turkey and dessert.

“Just The Extras”

  • “Just The Extras” includes an appetizer, 2 sides, and a decadent dessert
  • Serves: 4-6 people
  • Cost: $56
  • Subscription required

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“The Full Feast”

  • “The Full Feast” includes an appetizer, 1 salad, 5 sides, the turkey and dessert
  • Serves: 4-6 people
  • Costs $136.40 with free shipping
  • Subscription required

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Purple Carrot


The tasty vegan Thanksgiving feast from Purple Carrot can be served alongside the turkey, for your meat-eating friends, or on it’s own.  No subscription required.  Order by November 19th for Thanksgiving delivery.  You can read all about the Purple Carrot Thanksgiving Feast in this blog post.

  • Includes: Hasselback butternut squash, ciabatta stuffing with root vegetables and herb “sausage”, roasted brussel sprouts with oyster mushrooms, cranberry sauce, traditional vegetable gravy, and for dessert a cranberry citrus cake with coconut whipped cream and crystalized ginger.
  • Serves: 4
  • Cost:  $65 per box
  • Free shipping
  • No subscription required


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Happy Thanksgiving!

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