Pre-cooked meal delivery subscriptions are all the rage these days. Think regular healthy meals delivered to you, like clockwork. We’re talking fresh ingredients cooked to your specific dining preferences. And of course, these meals are delivered right to your doorstep in perfectly controlled portion sizes.

Meal subscriptions are popular among those looking to manage their dietary restrictions or kick start a new health regime. Even for those looking to escape the kitchen or simply save themselves the hassle of recipe hunting, meal planning and grocery shopping, food subscription services are indeed the answer. 

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In the midst of a terribly busy week, leave the job of food preparation to one of these handy subscription services. All that is left for you to do is plate-up and enjoy!


LUNCH:ON has teamed with some of the best restaurants in the city to deliver lunch to workplaces with at least 50 registered users. Though lesser number of employees or LUNCH:ON users in your place of work is not an issue. Just put in a special request and they will group your office with other nearby offices to facilitate bulk delivery. Once you’re all signed up, you can choose from a variety of vegetarian, non-vegetarian and light options from multiple restaurants. Simply place your order before the cut-off time each day to receive your meal in time for lunch in an insulated bag that keeps the food hot and fresh. 

At an AED 39 monthly subscription rate, LUNCH:ON Pro gets you all the meal options for just AED 25. Still not sure? Take their 14-day free trial.

Make My Meal

Calling themselves the UAE’s largest food subscription service, Make My Meal has over 200 restaurants on-board. They offer weekly and monthly plans that cover delivery of breakfast, lunch, dinner or any favored combination of meals. With that many options, you are sure to get something that offers your favorite cuisines, food preferences and dietary needs. Each restaurant even offers trial packages so you can check out the quality and service before you commit for a longer duration.

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Right Bite

Here’s one that takes all your calorie intakes, dietary restrictions and nutritional needs into account. As advocates of healthy diet and lifestyle, Right Bite has been delivering customized gourmet meal packages to the health conscious in the UAE since 2004. You can expect meals approved by licensed nutritional experts, prepared by trained chefs and client service representatives available at your beck and call. Meal plans start at AED 155 per day.

KCal Extra

KCal Extra offers bespoke meal plans based on health goals including weight loss, weight management and muscle building. The healthy offerings especially take the sustainability factor into account. 

You can choose from over 800 delectable dishes inspired by the multicultural hub that is Dubai. Each meal plan is designed in a way that makes keeping up with (and sticking to!) a healthy lifestyle incredibly simple. Subscription plans start at AED 155 per day.

My Six Pak

Loaded with fresh, locally-sourced ingredients, My Six Pak meals are the perfect combination of nutritious and delicious. Their wide variety of healthy meal plans are structured for diets including paleo, vegan, pescatarian, gluten free and much more. Each meal is curated keeping your body structure and requirements in mind. This truly makes eating clean so much easier.

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