2016 Christmas Ideas

For Grandma and Grandpa

Mail Order Meal Options

  • Meals ready to cook
    • You get ingredients and recipe
    • You cook yourself
  • Meals ready to heat
    • You get packaged food
    • You heat yourself
  • Meals ready to eat
    • You just eat it

Meals ready to cook

  • Offers a two-person plan
  • Some flexibility in dietary preference
  • Does not say if meals are diabetes friendly
  • 3 recipes a week
  • $59.94/week, can skip weeks or cancel whenever

Blue Apron

  • Offers a two-person plan
  • Some flexibility in dietary preference
  • Does not say if meals are diabetes friendly
  • 3 recipes a week
  • $69/week, can pause subscription

Meals ready to cook

HelloFresh

  • Offers a two-person plan
  • Can't view dietary options until you start the order
  • Does not say if meals are diabetes friendly
  • 3 recipes a week
  • $72/week, can skip weeks or cancel whenever

Meals ready to cook

Plated

Meals ready to cook

  • Can get delivery from most of the store's items
  • Deli items are cold cuts and cheeses
  • Frozen meals, pantry, fresh items and bakery available
  • Offers gift cards but no subscription or recurring items

Hy-Vee Delivery

Meals ready to heat

  • Purchase individual meals or multi-day meals
  • Offers diabetic-friendly meals
  • Not sure if subscriptions can be purchased
  • Costs vary on meals chosen
  • Can purchase gift certificates

Send a Meal

Meals ready to heat

  • Purchase individual meals or short-term meal plans
  • Offers diabetic-friendly meals
  • Not sure if subscriptions can be purchased
  • Costs vary on meals chosen
  • Can purchase gift amounts

Top Chef Meals

Meals ready to heat

  • Purchase individual meals or short-term meal plans
  • Offers diabetic-friendly meals
  • Offers senior discounts
  • Not sure if subscriptions can be purchased
  • Costs vary on meals chosen
  • Can purchase gift certificates

Magic Kitchen

Meals ready to heat

  • Can get delivery from most of the store's items
  • Deli items are cold cuts and cheeses
  • Frozen meals, pantry, fresh items and bakery available
  • Offers gift cards but no subscription or recurring items

Hy-Vee Delivery

Meals ready to eat

  • Meals are offered as donation cost ($3.75, average)
  • Enroll in program and get a card
  • Meals offered at four Sioux Falls locations
  • Offers Meals on Wheels for the homebound
  • Not sure how we would intercept costs of this

Active Generations

Meals ready to eat

  • Can get delivery from most of the store's items
  • Deli items are cold cuts and cheeses
  • Frozen meals, pantry, fresh items and bakery available
  • Offers gift cards but no subscription or recurring items

Hy-Vee Delivery

2016 Christmas Ideas

By Miles Rausch

2016 Christmas Ideas

Christmas ideas for Grandma and Grandpa Miles

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