Whether you’re looking to drop pounds or fuel your workouts, these meal prep services take the stress out of meal planning…
It’s important to stay healthy as the summer heat kicks in in Dubai, and if you’re not sure where to start with your diet, a meal plan can help. Whether you’ve got a fitness goal in mind, or just generally trying to eat better, a healthy meal delivery service is a quick and easy way to make sure you’re eating right without taking hours out of your day.
Here are six of the best healthy meal delivery services in Dubai to try.
Beast Mode Nutrition
Relative newcomer on Dubai’s meal prep scene, Beast Mode Nutrition has locations in Business Bay and JLT, as well as being available on Deliveroo. They typically have two plans: beast and burn, and both can be customised to be paleo, ketogenic, gluten free, lactose-free, vegetarian and plant-based. This summer, they’re also offering a four-week ‘Summer Shred Challenge’. Priced at Dhs2,000 for ladies and Dhs2,200 for guys (excluding VAT), the 20-day plan is three meals and a snack totaling 1,300 calories for ladies and four meals and a snack totaling 1,900 calories for guys.
No healthy meal delivery round-up would be complete without Kcal, one of the original and best in the market. There’s an array of food plan options, which vary from wellness and athlete plans to new mums, vegetarian and gluten free weight loss, where your meals will total between 1000 and 1300 calories per day. You can choose from a five or six day plan, and you’ll receive three meals and two snacks delivered to your door. Once you start your plan, they’ve over 800 dishes on the menu, so if you don’t like something, you can contact your account manager to switch it for something else going forward. Meal plans start from Dhs155 per day.
One of the UAE’s longest-standing meal plan services, RightBite has an array of meal plans which include a weight loss option, low carb, fuel up and simple healthy eating. You choose your plan online, and then schedule an appointment to tailor-make your meal plan with one of RightBite’s dietitians, with over 20 options to pick between. Each day, you’ll receive breakfast, lunch, dinner, two snacks, and two sides to go with lunch and dinner, and packages start from Dhs155 per day.
Designed for those with a fitness goal in mind, My Sixpak designs all of its meal plans with ingredients proven to speed up metabolism and reduce body fat. Promising the ‘right combination of macro-balanced nutrients to generate lean, healthy muscle mass’, there are two package options for women and two for men, which vary in goal from ‘bulk up’ to ‘tone up’. Most meal plans are Dhs3,465 per month, which works out at Dhs173 per day for five meals and a freshly blended juice.
Pura plans are based on three meals a day, without snacking, and they’ll deliver your three daily meals at a time to suit you. They have set menus, but you can also create meal plans based on your preferences. They cater for an array of dietary requirements, customising menus that are gluten free, dairy free, sugar free, seafood free and nut free upon request. Not necessarily just for weight loss, Pura is designed for those looking to maintain a healthy eating routine, although you can opt for the 1500 calorie plan if you’re looking to curb your calorie count. Packages start from Dhs110 per day for a vegan plan, Dhs120 per day for a 1500 calorie plan and Dhs135 for a personalised plan.
Al Quoz-based Avocado offers two different packages; one for when you’re trying to bulk up and one for when you’re loosing weight. Meal plans are based on calorie counts and macros, and they’re devised by expert nutritionists depending on your goals, current exercise program and allergies/ medical conditions. Packages start from Dhs155 per day and include three meals and two snacks.
One of the most affordable meal plans in the city at the moment, Iheartfoodae has four basic meal plans designed for weight loss, muscle building, eating healthy or a healthy, dinner-only option, although you can build your own plan if you wish. These plans are much easier to tailor in terms of how many days you wish to do the plan for (select 5, 10, 15 or 20) and how many meals you receive a day (you can choose between 3 and six). Plans for three meals a day start from Dhs75.