For this meal prep delivery comparison, we’ll be sizing up 2 of the most popular and best meal delivery services in the game: Home Chef and Martha & Marley Spoon. Though these meal prep services brands have generated a ton of media buzz in recent years, I’m never one to let a dinner delivered service rest on hype alone, so I’ve put these home delivery meals to the test, so we can all see which one is truly the best food delivery service!


Will Home Chef’s delightful recipes knock me off my feet, or will Martha Stewart’s best recipes with fresh and pre-portioned ingredients steal the show? Only time — and this comparison! — will tell.


I’m going to walk you through a brief synopsis of what each healthy food delivery service offers below, but would encourage you to also check out our full reviews of Home Chef Meals and Martha & Marley Spoon Meals.

home chef food delivery
  • Recipe options are changed weekly and they have a variety to choose from
  • All recipes come with step by step instructions and are easy to follow.
  • Fresh Produce
  • Free Shipping
  • Meals can be customized to suit your dietary requirements
  • Full control over customizing your meals each week
  • Great & Easy To Follow Recipes
  • There is a $10 delivery charge for orders under $45, but free for orders over $45.
  • Limited options for families with more than 4 people
  • No options for speciality diets
  • No options for lunch, breakfast or dessert
  • Don't cater to wide range of dietary preferences
  • Not ideal for singles as meals are 2 person portions

Meals Per WeekCost Per ServingCost Per Week

All Home Chef meals start at $9.95, and you have the option to get 2, 4, or 6 servings. Also if you want lunch, they do have an option sold at $7.99

So Which Meal Delivery Plan Should Your Sign Up For?

When deciding which of these fantastic home delivery food companies to go with, there are a few factors to consider that will practically make the choice for you.


The first thing to figure out is what kind of diet preferences that you have if any. If you have any type of specific dietary requirements like gluten free or prefer higher quality meats like grass fed beef, you’ll likely enjoy Martha and Marley Spoons fresh food delivery services. However if you don’t have any dietary preferences and you are looking for more servings because you have a family larger than 4 people, then Home Chef would be a good option for you.