Why We Chose It: If you are following a diabetic diet and are looking for single-serving portions that have enough calories to support your active lifestyle, Factor is a great option.
Keto, Paleo, and gluten-free options
Changes up the menu weekly
Includes a 20 min consult with a registered dietitian
Easy to modify a subscription online
If you’re looking for healthy, chef-prepared meals delivered straight to you, Factor is a great choice. Not only do the meals taste great but they are filling and nutritionally-balanced. You can choose from keto, Paleo, or gluten-free options which may also be appropriate for those with diabetes due to the lower carb content.
Each week, there are more than 20 meals to choose from, and you can customize your plan as needed. Dishes include polenta with Italian sausage and mushrooms, Middle Eastern spiced beef, roasted turkey with candied yams, and more.
Factor is moderately priced at about $11 to 15 per meal with free delivery. You must order your meals by Wednesday for the following week, and they will be delivered between Monday and Wednesday, depending on your zip code. Ordering your meals ahead of time will not only save you the hassle of figuring out what to eat but also help you save time and money on groceries. All meals come in BPA-free recyclable plastic containers and are insulated and packed with ice packs to keep them cold.
Many of the Factor meals are higher in calories than other meal prep services, which can be great for those who live an active lifestyle. Additionally, its meals are designed by a dietitian and Factor offers a free 20 min consultation with any subscription. Dishes come fully cooked and can easily be reheated in the microwave. You can skip or cancel your order online, which is important if you travel or only want occasional orders.