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10 Food & Drink Subscription Boxes to Gift This Holiday Season
If you're looking for a unique gift, give one of these food subscription boxes a try!
Updated By: Catie Kovelman, 11/23/2021
There are tons of food subscription boxes and meal kits available to make cooking at home a bit easier. For the holidays, give the gift of delicious food and drinks with these 10 subscription boxes. Most of the companies have great deals for first-timers so make sure you take advantage of them. You may just find a gift for yourself along the way!
Home Chef has so many recipe options, they’ll be sure to find ones that they love. There are options for meal kits based on cook time, dietary preferences, and even ones meant for special occasions. Send your loved ones a Home Chef gift card for any amount you choose. If you want to give it a try for yourself, click here to save $90 on your first 4 deliveries!
Blue Apron is the go-to option when you think of meal kits and for good reason. Their meals are so delicious! If you have a chef in your life who enjoys the cooking process (from prep to cleanup) a Blue Apron gift card is a great gift to send their way. They’ve also teamed up with Weight Watchers, so if you are getting a gift for a Weight Watchers devotee, this will be right up their alley. For a limited time, first-timers are also being offered 22 free meals and free shipping with their first order!
For those vegetarians, Purple Carrot is the meal kit they need! Even carnivores will enjoy dishes like Cavatappi Bolognese and Butternut Stuffed Peppers. Send a gift card for any amount and surprise friends with a vegetarian meal like none they’ve experienced before! If you’re a vegetarian yourself, test it out and receive $25 off your first order.
This is one of the most affordable options in the bunch, offering meals for as low as $4.69 per adult-sized serving. Dinnerly keeps their costs low by using digital recipe cards instead of paper, so make sure your giftee is somewhat tech-savvy. They’ve got meals you’ve heard of and love, like Lemony Chicken & Broccoli with Roasted Potatoes and a Cheeseburger with Salt & Vinegar Oven Fries. They don’t offer gift cards, but you can sign up and gift a week of meals and then simply cancel the account afterwards. Or, switch the address to your own!
If you’ve got a friend who absolutely loves Chicago deep dish pizza, or can’t get enough of Kansas City BBQ, this gift is perfect. Goldbelly ships regional specialties anywhere in the country. Their meal kits require simple assembly and minimal cooking, if any. From Shake Shack burgers to NYC’s H&H Bagels, this gift is a foodie’s dream! For every order, you can earn rewards points, which can be used -- they never expire -- for future Goldbelly orders.
Harry & David are known for their “of-the-month” clubs so no matter your giftee's desire, there’s probably a club for them. Harry & David offer fruit of the month, popcorn of the month, veggie of the month, an English muffin club, and there’s even a buttercream frosted cookie club! We love the large variety of options and price points available.
If you’ve got busy parents you’re shopping for, this gift will be a life-saver! Yumble takes the worry out of mealtime, and will deliver healthy yet kid-approved meals right to their door. There are savings offered if you select larger meal plans (30% off 8 meals a week and 40% off 16). If you’re giving this as a one-time gift, just be sure to cancel the subscription upon receiving an email for the following week’s order.
If their favorite meal is a big juicy steak, then you’ve got to send them the gift of Omaha Steaks! We think their value gift sections offer a ton of bang for the buck. Their gift sets include enough food for a feast; along with steak the company also adds items like chicken, burgers, meatballs, and so much more to their gift sets. Most items also offer free shipping. In addition to free shipping, Omaha Steaks is also offering 50% off sitewide and free burgers for a limited time!
Let’s not forget about those bakers! These kits are geared towards children, but just as fun for adults as well. With adorable themes like their Halloween Emoji Cookie baking kit and their Bake to School kit, what's not to love? Each kit comes with a recipe book, a learning book, all the pre-measured ingredients needed, a shopping list for tools and wet ingredients, and a hat and apron! While they offer monthly subscriptions, you can send a one-time gift of any of their baking kits.
If coffee is their number one vice then get them a gift they’re guaranteed to love. Driftaway goes the extra mile to make sure they’ll enjoy their coffee subscription box. The first box will include an explorer kit with four coffees from around the world. They can then rate the coffees on the online app, so that the next box will be tailored to their taste. The coffee bags also come personalized with the giftees' name on it; a nice added touch! They offer 3, 6, or 1-year options subscription gift options.