San Diego has an incredible local food scene, with tons of supermarkets and specialty food stores that allow practitioners of the Paleo diet their choice of healthful, wholesome ingredients. Whether you’re a practiced Paleo chef, or just starting your journey into the Paleo lifestyle, you know how fulfilling it can be to prepare your own home-cooked meals from scratch. Similarly, you’ve probably experienced that one night of the week in which life gets hectic and you just don’t have time to devote to the kitchen. If you’re looking for help maintaining your Paleo lifestyle during these stressful times, you’re in luck! Whether you need a spur-of-the-moment meal or a more sustained solution, we’ve got you covered. San Diego has a plethora of local places you can patron that serve Paleo-compliant meals. There are also a whole host of national companies that offer individual meals and meal plans that will ship right to your door. Below, we’ve detailed local restaurants and national companies who tailor meals to meet the specific needs of Paleo Practitioners. Read on to learn more.
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Local Paleo Food Delivery San Diego Options
In the following section, we’ve listed a bunch of places local to San Diego from whom you can order Paleo meals. While they don’t always cater exclusively to practitioners of the Paleo diet, they’ll have a few menu options that are Paleo compliant. If you come to the end of your day and have run out of time to cook dinner, these places are worth a try!
Pete’s Paleo, one of the major nationwide Paleo delivery services, is based right in San Diego. Pete’s sources their produce and proteins locally, so locally that they offer a seasonal menu based on what produce is available. Pete’s meals contain no added sugars and are great for anyone looking to do a sugar detox. They also have a program that follows the Wahls Paleo plan (for those with chronic health issues). If you are looking for meals produced locally and like the idea of seasonal local ingredients prepared in a minimal, fresh manner, you will likely want to check out Pete’s.
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Level Up Meals
Level Up Meals offers several health focused meal prep plans including a plan tailored to the Paleo Diet meal plan (in addition to more generic low fat and clean diet plans). Meal plans are delivered in a specialized cooler bag outside your address at night twice a week or can be ordered to pickup locations at specific gyms throughout the area. Level Up meals are made with cage-free poultry and eggs, antibiotic free meats and include seasonal, organic fruits and vegetables when available.One notable unique aspect of Level Up Meals is that they have chosen to exclude pork from their full line of meals. They service residents of San Diego and all meals are made locally.
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Viva Foods, a smaller local San Diego meal delivery service, focuses serving healthful, Paleo Friendly meal plans that can be customized for your dietary needs. Once you purchase a meal plan, you will receive an email with the upcoming weeks menu as well as receiving personal contact with someone from their company to follow up with you. They offer plans from 6 meals per week up to 12 meals per week as well as optional snacks. They offer to tailor the menu’s to fit the following individual needs: Paleo, Diabetic, Low Sodium, Dairy Free, Gluten Sensitivity, Heart Healthy and Vegetarian
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National Companies Offering Paleo Meal Delivery to San Diego
One of the advantages of ordering from a national company is that you can be absolutely certain that their ingredients are fresh, organic, and adhere to Paleo principles. These companies cater almost exclusively to Paleo clients and craft their menus using grass fed and pastured proteins, local in-season and organic produce, and high quality oils, fats, and broths. To get the food straight to your door, these companies ship express, their meals either fresh or frozen, and packaged in insulated cooler boxes with ice packs or dry ice. Most of these companies also offer specific Paleo meal plans, accommodating clients who follow the Autoimmune Paleo protocol, Zone diets, or sugar free detoxes. If you’re interested in a more sustained solution to meal-prep and cooking, give any one of these companies a try!
Paleo on the Go
Paleo on the Go is a popular Paleo delivery service that ships to the San Diego area. They’ve received rave review from well known Paleo bloggers and have won several Paleo magazine readers choice awards for their services. This company is one of the few that gives customers an option to order both meal plans and single meals. They have a great working relationship with local farmers and focus on using organic produce from the dirty dozen list. They’re a great service, too, for those looking to order specific Paleo plans like AIP or sugar detox.
See paleoonthego.com for prices and meal options.
Note: Paleo on the Go is offering a 10% discount for our readers, use code “MYPALEOS” at checkout for 10% off your entire order – one time use.
For our detailed write up on Paleo on the Go including reviews, see our in-depth coverage on them.
Trifecta, based in California, gears its meal plans toward athletes, or those looking to enhance their athletic performance through diet. They offer Paleo as well as a variety of plans (for households whose members might not eat Paleo) like clean eating, vegetarian, and vegan meal plans. Trifecta uses 100% organic ingredients and, in their use of proteins, strives to maintain a humane level rating of 5. They allow customers to order meal plans or order items in bulk (in case you want to portion out food yourself). The best part about Trifecta? They ship straight to your door.
See trifectanutrition.com for current prices for their Paleo and organic meal delivery San Diego offerings.
The Good Kitchen
The Good Kitchen has some great offers for first time customers: In your first shipment you can often get three meals free. The Good Kitchen is another company invested in sourcing ingredients from their local, North Carolina farmers and vendors. Though you have to purchase a meal plan, they have many different options you can choose from. They’re another company on the list with plenty of vegetarian options, and it doesn’t matter what type of meal you choose, meal plans are priced by number of meals, not content.
See thegoodkitchen.com for The Good Kitchens complete menu and list of healthy meals delivered San Diego / nationwide plans.
The Good Kitchen is offering a 15% discount for our readers. Use promo code “mypaleos” at checkout for 15% off your first order.
For our detailed write up on The Good Kitchen including reviews, see our in-depth coverage on them.
Eatology is one of the most affordable options on this list and is unique in that its Paleo meals also follow the Zone protocol (which breaks meals into “blocks” in order to balance macronutrients and optimize weight loss). Eatology bases their meal price on blocks, regardless of content, and there are an abundance of meal-plan options you can choose from. Though their website offers plenty of pickup locations local to Texas, they also have an option to ship to the San Diego area.
See http://www.eatology.co for Eatology’s Paleo-zone plans and pricing, including nationwide plans for healthy meal delivery San Diego options.
Eatology is offering a 20% off promo for our readers (works for first & all later orders), use code “ZACHPALEO” at checkout
Pre-Made Paleo offers a Whole30 meal plan and follows strict Paleo protocol. Their service is one that has a wide range of unique product offerings for customers. They have a rotating menu of specialty items like elk, wild boar, and venison. They also offer a series of house brand add ons and snacks like stocks, rendered fats, snack bars and trail mix. They have a variety of shipping options available to customers, but all options ship to the San Diego area.
See premadepaleo.com for prices and Paleo meal delivery San Diego inclusive nationwide plans
Pre-made Paleo has offered a 5% discount (one time use) on all orders for our readers. Use code “MYPALEOS2018” at checkout
For our detailed write up on Pre Made Paleo including reviews, see our in-depth coverage on them.
Caveman Chefs is headquartered in Denver and uses local Colorado farms and ranches to source their organic produce and protein. Caveman chefs advertises local pickup options, but also delivers to the San Diego area. The owners have been in the restaurant and catering business for a while and know how important customization is. They are one of the few companies that allow you to request special dietary requirements like Keto, AIP, FODMAP or any other variation or food allergy you might have.
Visit http://www.cavemanchefs.com for more information on their Paleo delivery San Diego options
Caveman Chefs has offered 10% off all orders by mentioning the promo #ZachmyPALeos in the order comments or mentioned by phone during checkout.
For our detailed write up on Caveman Chefs including reviews, see our in-depth coverage on them.
Every Year there are More Options for Paleo Meal Delivery San Diego & Paleo Delivery Options
What we hope this article has made clear is that there are a multitude of home-delivery options available to Paleo customers in the San Diego area. Between the great meals available locally and all the national services, there is no shortage of options for you to choose from. And there are tons of benefits to order pre-made meals. If you order local, you are supporting San Diego’s vibrant local food scene. If you order nationally, you have access to wholesome, natural ingredients from Florida, Colorado, North Carolina – places whose local produce might not otherwise be available to you.
Paleo Meals San Diego
As you can see from the companies listed above, San Diego is a great place to live if you want to kep Paleo but don’t have time to make all your meals yourself, 3 times per day, 7 days per week, 365 days per year.
Even if you love meal prep and cooking, being able to order the occasional meal can make a real difference in your ability to maintain your Paleo Diet. If you’re traveling out of town, consider checking out one of our other articles on local options for eating Paleo. Hopefully with all these options, you’ll find something you enjoy!
Other Paleo Delivery San Diego Area Companies
If you have any suggestions of other places offering San Diego Paleo Friendly Meal Delivery or know of San Diego Paleo restaurants that might offer takeout or delivery options, please let us know in the comments below.