You Will Want to See Wednesday's Best Amazon Deals

As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, May 17.

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GADGETS, TOYS, AND MEDIA


Portable Outdoor and Shower Bluetooth 4.0 Speaker by AYL SoundFit, Waterproof, Wireless with 10 Hour Rechargeable Battery Life, Powerful 5W Audio Driver, Pairs with All Bluetooth Devices for $26.99 (list price $69.00)

Fritesla 20000mah Power Bank 4USB Portable Charger for Smartphones (Green) for $24.99 (list price $100.00)


Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Instant Film Camera With Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Film Twin Pack (20 Sheets), Compact Bag Case, Batteries and Battery Charger (Blue) for $99.99 (list price $169.99)

Jackery Bolt 6,000 mAh Ultra-Compact External Battery Charger, Portable Power Bank and Travel Charger with Built-in Apple MFI Certified Lightning and Micro USB Cables (Black) for $26.99 (list price $69.99)


iXCC Element II Lightning Cable 6.6ft, iPhone charger, for iPhone 7 6s 6 Plus, SE 5s 5c 5, iPad Air 2 Pro, iPad mini 2 3 4, iPad 4th Gen [Apple MFi Certified](White) for $8.49 (list price $29.99)

KMASHI 10000mAh Portable Power Bank with Dual USB Ports 3.1A Output and 2A Input - Black for $13.99 (list price $69.99)


Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker II (Carbon) for $179.00 (list price $199.00)

TOTU BT-2 V4.1 Bluetooth Headphones Wireless Music Stereo Sports Headset - Red for $25.99 (list price $69.99)


OUTERDO Monocular Dual Focus Telescope Camping Wildlife Hunting Surveillance Sporting Events Traveling Scope Waterproof Optics Zoom Bright and Clear with 10 Magnification 16x52 for $12.99 (list price $18.89)

Fitbit Flex 2, Navy for $59.11 (list price $99.95)


ThermoPro TP50 Hygrometer Thermometer Indoor Humidity Monitor with Temperature Gauge Humidity Meter for $7.64 (list price $19.99)

Power Bank RAVPower 26800mAh Portable Charger Total 5.5A Output 3-Port Battery Pack (2A Input, iSmart Technology 2.0) Portable Battery Charger External Battery for Smartphones Tablets and More-Black for $44.99 (list price $159.99)


FRiEQ Universal Waterproof Case for Outdoor Activities - Waterproof bag for Apple iPhone 7, 7 Plus, 6S, 6S Plus, 6, 6 Plus, 5S; Galaxy S6, S4; HTC One X, Galaxy Note 3, Note 2; LG G2 - IPX8 Certified to 100 Feet (Black) for $6.99 (list price $19.99)

Garnetics Microfiber Cleaning Cloth (6 pack) - to clean Eyeglasses, Lens, Computer, TV, LCD screens, Tablet, Laptop, Cell phone for $6.99 (list price $8.99)


Solar Power Bank, X-DRAGON Solar Charger with Foldable Solar Panel Power Bank 10000mAh Portable Rugged Shockproof Dual USB Solar Battery Charger for iPhone, Samsung Galaxy ipad and More-Orange for $29.99 (list price $79.99)

SENSO Bluetooth Headphones, Best Wireless Sports Earphones w/ Mic IPX7 Waterproof HD Stereo Sweatproof Earbuds for Gym Running Workout 8 Hour Battery Noise Cancelling Headsets for $36.97 (list price $169.99)


HQDmall Fidget Cube Anxiety Stress Relief And Relieves Stress Attention Focus for Children and Adults Anxiety Attention Toy, Black for $8.99 (list price $29.99)

SABRE 3-IN-1 Pepper Spray - Advanced Police Strength - Compact Size with Clip, Contains 35 Bursts (5x Other Brands) & 10-Foot (3M) Range for $8.66 (list price $11.99)


Anker 24W Dual USB Car Charger, PowerDrive 2 for iPhone 7 / 6s / Plus, iPad Pro / Air 2 / mini, Galaxy S7 / S6 / Edge / Plus, Note 5 / 4, LG, Nexus, HTC and More for $9.99 (list price $29.99)

ZOOB BuilderZ S.T.E.M. Challenge for $33.38 (list price $50.00)


UGREEN 3.5mm Male to Female Extension Stereo Audio Extension Cable Adapter Gold Plated Compatible for iPhone, iPad or Smartphones, Tablets, Media Players for $5.99 (list price $8.99)

Car Mounts, Universal Stick on Dashboard Magnetic Car Mount Holder for iPhone 6S/6 6 Plus, 5, 5s, 4, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus S5 S4 Note 5 4 3, Nexus 6P 5X More (stye4) for $7.99 (list price $49.99)

KITCHEN


Ozera 2 Pack Silicone Ice Cube Tray Molds Candy Mold Cake Mold Chocolate Mold, 15 Cavity, Blue for $10.99 (list price $19.99)

Stainless Steel Dough Scraper Chopper – Utopia Kitchen for $8.99 (list price $19.99)


GM Kitchen Premium Stainless Steel Salt & Pepper Grinder with Adjustable Coarseness, Set of 2 for $15.95 (list price $19.95)

Everest Cooler Lunch Bag, Black, One Size for $11.47 (list price $18.95)


DRAGONN Premium Sturdy 12-inch and 9-inch Stainless-steel Locking Kitchen Tongs, Set of 2 … for $12.95 (list price $19.99)

[20 Pack] 3 Compartment Meal Prep Containers BPA Free Portion Control Bento Boxes (39 Oz.) for $17.75 (list price $39.99)


Brita 6 Cup Space Saver BPA Free Water Pitcher with 1 Filter, White for $14.84 (list price $18.97)

Fred & Friends UNZIPPED Hand-Blown Glass Bowl for $15.67 (list price $20.00)


Vintorio Wine Aerator Pourer - Premium Aerating Pourer and Decanter Spout (Black) for $14.95 (list price $40.95)

Alpha Grillers Garlic Press and Peeler Set. Stainless Steel Mincer and Silicone Tube Roller for $19.97 (list price $24.97)


Waiters Corkscrew by HiCoup – Professional Grade Natural Rosewood All-in-one Corkscrew, Bottle Opener and Foil Cutter for $9.95 (list price $25.95)

Reusable Produce Bags - Premium Washable BahrEco Mesh Bags for Grocery Shopping & Storage of Fruit Vegetable & Garden Produce - Eco Friendly Net Bags for $6.97 (list price $27.99)


Extra Thick Flexible Plastic Cutting Board Mats With Food Icons & "EZ-Grip" Waffle Back(Set Of 4) by Cooler Kitchen for $14.99 (list price $19.99)

Cuisinart Set of 3 Fine Mesh Stainless Steel Strainers, CTG-00-3MS for $12.99 (list price $22.00)


VonShef Induction Hob Heat Diffuser Stainless Steel, Medium (23.5cm/9.25") for $18.99 (list price $49.99)

Rachael Ray Cucina Hard Porcelain Enamel Nonstick Covered Round Casserole, 4.5-Quart, Agave Blue for $27.69 (list price $100.00)

HOME


AmazonBasics Hypoallergenic Quilted Mattress Topper, 18" Deep, Twin for $16.99 (list price $19.99)

URPOWER 500ml Aromatherapy Essential Oil Diffuser Humidifier with 4 Timer Settings, 7 LED Color Changing Lamps and Waterless Auto Shut-off for $25.99 (list price $59.99)


Luxury Hotel and Spa 100% Turkish Cotton Banded Panel Bath Mat Set 900gsm! 20"x34" (White, 2 Pack) for $19.99 (list price $29.99)

Poo-Pourri Bathroom Deodorizer Set Lavender Vanilla: Lavender with Vanilla, 3 Piece for $24.99 (list price $29.95)


Akro-Mils 10144 D 20-Inch by 16-Inch by 6-1/2-Inch Hardware and Craft Cabinet, Black for $31.00 (list price $40.76)

Lavender Essential Oil Triple AAA+ Grade Premium Quality - 1 fl. Oz from Pure Body Naturals for $10.95 (list price $18.95)


Vornado 683 Pedestal Whole Room Air Circulator for $79.97 (list price $89.99)

Nicetown Thermal Insulated Grommet Blackout Curtains for Bedroom (2 Panels, W42 x L63 -Inch,Grey) for $20.95 (list price $53.72)


Luxury Cotton Washcloths (12-Pack, Grey, 12x12 Inches) - Easy Care, Fingertip Towels, Facial Towelettes, Cotton Hand Towels - by Utopia Towels for $21.99 (list price $29.99)

GORILLA GRIP Rectangle (35-Inch-by-16-Inch) Non-Slip Machine Washable Bath Mat, Clear for $11.99 (list price $29.99)


Luxury Hotel & Spa Bath Towel 100% Genuine Turkish Cotton, 27" x 54" ,Set of 4,White for $37.81 (list price $69.99)

Gusseted Quilted Pillow (Queen, 2 Pack) - Hypo Allergenic and Easy Care - Premium Quality Pillows by Utopia Bedding for $28.99 (list price $49.99)


Elegant Comfort 55 x 216" Solid Curtain Sheer Voile Scarf, White for $9.99 (list price $29.99)

Great Explorations Wonder Stars Super Kit for $5.58 (list price $10.99)


Household Essentials 5614 Double Hamper Laundry Sorter with Magnetic Lid Closure – Brown Coffee Linen for $31.12 (list price $43.99)

Bissell 3624 SpotClean Professional Portable Carpet Cleaner - Corded for $106.99 (list price $129.99)

HEALTH AND BEAUTY


Philips Sonicare 2 Series Plaque Control Sonic Electric Rechargeable Toothbrush, HX6211/30 for $39.95 (list price $69.99)

Neutrogena Hydro Boost Gel-Cream, Extra-Dry Skin, 1.7 Oz for $14.97 (list price $18.98)


Revlon Pro Collection 1875W Infrared Dryer for $16.19 (list price $29.99)

Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream for Dry/Sensitive Skin, Fragrance Free 16 oz for $11.89 (list price $15.99)


Activated Charcoal Scrub 10 oz. - For Deep Cleansing & Exfoliation for $14.50 (list price $27.50)

Listerine Ultraclean Cool Mint Antiseptic Mouthwash, Oral Care For Fresh Breath, 500 ml for $4.94 (list price $7.00)


Crest 3D White Luxe Whitestrip Teeth Whitening Kit, Glamorous White, 14 Treatments - Packaging May Vary for $31.88 (list price $44.99)

PURA D'OR Moroccan Argan Oil 100% Pure & USDA Organic For Face, Hair, Skin & Nails, 4 Fluid Ounce for $18.27 (list price $19.27)


Banana Boat Ultra Mist Sport Performance Broad Spectrum Sun Care Sunscreen Spray - Twin Pack - SPF 30, 2 count, 6OZ for $14.93 (list price $16.99)

Wahl Elite Pro High Performance Haircut Kit #79602 for $47.89 (list price $82.99)


Active Wow Teeth Whitening Charcoal Powder Natural for $24.99 (list price $29.99)

Aquaphor Advanced Therapy Healing Ointment Skin Protectant 14 Ounce Jar for $12.74 (list price $16.89)

CeraVe Moisturizers, Moisturizing Cream, 16 Ounce for $10.97 (list price $11.99)

OFFICE, SCHOOL, AND CRAFTS


Sharpie Accent Retractable Highlighters, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 8-Count for $8.38

Rubbermaid Commercial Slim Jim Receptacle with Venting Channels, Rectangular, Plastic, 23 Gallons, Gray (FG354060GRAY) for $31.95 (list price $37.59)


Paper Mate Profile Retractable Ballpoint Pens, Bold (1.4mm), Black, 12 Count for $7.00 (list price $8.47)

Epson XP-640 Expression Premium Wireless Color Photo Printer with Scanner & Copier for $79.00 (list price $149.99)


Derwent Colored Pencils, Drawing, Watercolor, Art, Inktense Ink Pencils, 24-Pack (0700929) for $38.05 (list price $46.46)

BAZIC 30 Ct. 8.5" X 11" Side Bound Spiral Premium Sketch Book for $4.75 (list price $9.99)


VicTsing Mouse Pad with Gel Wrist Support , Non-Slip PU Base Wrist Rest Pad for Gaming Typist Office, Black for $8.99 (list price $12.99)

ALEX Toys Artist Studio Scra-ffiti So Cute Artist Studio Scratch Pad Coloring and Sketch Book for $9.98 (list price $11.99)


Paper Mate Gel Pens, Medium (0.7mm), Black, 12 Count for $8.97 (list price $13.99)

Smead File Pocket, Straight-Cut Tab, 1-3/4" Expansion, Letter Size, Redrope, 25 per Box (73214) for $24.15 (list price $29.78)

HemingWeigh Himalayan All Natural Crystal Salt Cooking Tile (8" X 6" X 2") - 2 PACK for $24.99 (list price $59.99)

OUTDOORS, GARDEN, AND SPORTS


Char-Broil Performance TRU Infrared 500 3-Burner Cabinet Gas Grill for $283.52 (list price $359.99)

Coleman Oversized Quad Chair with Cooler for $29.69 (list price $36.99)


Ohuhu Double Sleeping Bag with 2 Pillows and a Carrying Bag for Camping, Backpacking, Hiking for $49.99 (list price $99.99)

AcuRite 00850A2 5-Inch Capacity Easy-Read Magnifying Rain Gauge for $3.23 (list price $7.89)


Tapirus Extendable Marshmallow Roasting 4 Camping Sticks | Durable Stainless Steel Equipment BBQ Skewers With Insulated Handles | Telescopic Campfire Forks Utensils For Smores, Hot Dogs & Shish Kebabs for $14.95 (list price $25.99)

Kootek Hand Grip Strengthener Strength Trainer Adjustable Resistance 22-88 Lbs Hand Exerciser Non-slip Gripper for $7.97 (list price $12.99)


Swig Savvy Multi-Purpose Real Borosilicate Glass Bottles – PBA Free Glass Water Bottle + Leak-Proof ALL Stainless-Steel Caps For Beverage and Juicer Use Smoothies Oils & More. 17oz 4 Pack (Color) for $19.95 (list price $29.95)

BLACK+DECKER LSTE525 20V MAX Lithium Easy Feed String Trimmer/Edger with 2Batteries for $89.00 (list price $95.92)

Camp Kitchen Utensil Organizer Travel Set - Portable 8 Piece BBQ Camping Cookware Utensils Travel Kit for $23.99 (list price $39.99)

ELECTRONICS


KrBn Mechanical Keyboard Gaming Keyboard Full Sized Backlit with Phone Holder for $79.99 (list price $249.99)

FUGOO Tough XL- Ultimate Rugged Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker 35 Hrs Battery Life with Built in Speakerphone (Silver/Black) for $249.99 (list price $329.99)


UNITEK Portable USB 3.0 4-Port High Speed Hub with BC 1.2 Charging with 5V 1.2A and Built-in USB 3.0 Cable LED for iMac, MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, Mac Mini, Chrombook, Surface Pro for $7.99 (list price $12.99)

Optoma HD142X 1080p 3000 Lumens 3D DLP Home Theater Projector for $549.99 (list price $999.00)


TP-Link AC1200 Dual Band WiFi Range Extender, Repeater, Access Point w/ Mini Housing Design, Extends WiFi to Smart Home & Alexa Devices (RE305) for $38.83 (list price $59.99)

SanDisk Extreme 500 Portable SSD 250GB SDSSDEXT-250G-G25 for $99.99 (list price $139.99)


VicTsing MM057 2.4G Wireless Portable Mobile Mouse Optical Mice with USB Receiver, 5 Adjustable DPI Levels, 6 Buttons for Notebook, PC, Laptop, Computer, Macbook - Black for $9.99 (list price $19.99)

D-Link Wireless Dual Band AC600 Mbps USB Wi-Fi Network Adapter (DWA-171) for $19.99 (list price $29.99)

D-Link DCS-960L HD 180-Degree Wi-Fi Camera (Black) for $89.00 (list price $118.99)

TOOLS


Meguiar's G18216 Ultimate Liquid Wax - 16 oz. for $16.97 (list price $22.99)

Thompsons 10100 Aerosol Water Seal Multi-Surface Waterproofer 12oz for $4.98 (list price $6.99)


AUKEY Jump Starter with 400A Peak Current & 12000mAh Portable Charger for Car Battery, Boat, Motorcycles, Lawnmowers and More for $54.99 (list price $62.99)

Mothers Carpet & Upholstery Brush for $4.19 (list price $6.01)


LURICO Digital Dual Laser Infrared Thermometer Non-Contact Infrared Thermometer(-58°F~1202°F/-50°C~650°C) - Accurate Digital Surface IR Thermometer HT-817 for $24.99 (list price $39.99)

SE MH1047L Illuminated Multi-Power LED Head Magnifier for $8.42 (list price $15.44)


Coleman Cable 02309 16/3 Vinyl Outdoor Extension Cord, Orange, 100-Feet for $19.78 (list price $26.28)

Loctite Heavy Duty Threadlocker, 0.2 oz, Blue 242, Single for $4.79 (list price $7.90)VINCA DCLA-0605 Quality Electronic Digital Vernier Caliper Inch/Metric/Fractions Conversion 0-6 Inch/150 mm Stainless Steel Body Red/Black Extra Large LCD Screen Auto Off Featured Measuring Tool for $16.16 (list price $39.99)

Shake Shack’s DIY ShackBurger Kits Can Be Delivered Right to Your Door

In the Shake Shack meal kit from Goldbelly, you'll find all the ingredients necessary to make the chain's signature ShackBurger.
In the Shake Shack meal kit from Goldbelly, you'll find all the ingredients necessary to make the chain's signature ShackBurger.
Scott Olson, Getty Images

While it started as nothing more than a lone hot dog stand in 2001, Shake Shack now has locations all over the United States, with countless devoted fans that flock to the restaurant for fries, shakes, and, of course, their burgers. Now, you can try your hand at grilling up the chain's famous burgers with an official Shake Shack meal kit ($49) from Goldbelly, delivered right to your door.

Inside the box, you’ll find all the fixings to make a real ShackBurger. As you'd expect, it all starts with eight 100 percent Angus beef patties from Pat LaFrieda Meat Purveyors, which is the same beef blend used at all Shake Shack locations. You’ll also find eight potato rolls from Martin's, eight slices of American cheese, and the chain’s signature ShackSauce, along with tips on how to achieve that authentic Shake Shack flavor. The only extras you'll need to provide are toppings.

Shake Shack isn’t the only famous restaurant that offers their own meal kits. You could also whip up a cheesesteak from Philadelphia landmark Pat’s King of Steaks ($99); a lobster roll from McLoons Lobster Shack ($108) in Maine; and many others.

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9 Delicious Food Subscription Services That Help You Avoid the Grocery Store

Blue Apron's meal plans can be adjusted to meet your nutritional needs.
Blue Apron's meal plans can be adjusted to meet your nutritional needs.
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While grocery shopping can be a time-consuming hassle during an average week, it can be nearly impossible to get what you want, when you want it, while social distancing. But before you give up on your meal-prep goals completely, consider the healthy (and cost-effective) hack that could help make cooking way more convenient: a food subscription service.

These services—which deliver boxes of snacks, wines, and complete meals straight to your door—give you new, tasty treats to try on a regular basis, so you can get right to the fun part (a.k.a. eating!). Whether you want to try new foods from around the world, recipes that will up your boxed mac and cheese game, or tasty beverages to help you unwind after a long day, these subscriptions are the perfect solution for any foodie with a busy schedule. After choosing one of these, you’ll never want to go to the grocery store again.

1. HelloFresh; $62-$98/week

A delivery from HelloFresh
HelloFresh has plans designed for two or four people.
HelloFresh

HelloFresh is a flexible meal subscription service that offers a two-person or four-person plan. The two-person plan gives you the option of two or four different recipes to try each week, while the four-person plan allows you to try two or three. The plans range from $7.49 to $9 per serving and have a standard shipping fee of $8.

HelloFresh's menus cater to your dietary preference, so in addition to the standard “meat and veggies” option, meals can be vegetarian, low calorie, or “family friendly” (a.k.a. easy, kid-tested recipes that make even the pickiest eaters happy). Each recipe is tested by the HelloFresh chefs a whopping 45 times, so you know what you’re eating is delicious. With the option to skip deliveries whenever you want, HelloFresh is the answer to the always-dreaded question: “When’s dinner?”

Try it: HelloFresh

2. Splendid Spoon; $65-$135/week

If you’re a vegan who hates cooking—but loves good food—Splendid Spoon is the answer to your daily meal woes. Not only does this service send you new meals to try each week, but they’re pre-prepared, so all you really have to do is pop your kit into the microwave. Splendid Spoon gives you three different weekly options: a Lunch plan that gives you five lunch bowls ($13 per meal), a Breakfast + Lunch plan that gives you five smoothies and five lunch bowls ($9.50 per meal), and a Breakfast + Lunch + Reset plan that gives you five smoothies, five lunch bowls, and one full-day reset, which includes soups to aid with digestion ($9 per meal).

Splendid Spoon allows you to choose their default meals for the week or choose from all 40-plus to customize your menu, so variety is never a problem. You can even make note of any ingredients or flavors you dislike in your Splendid Spoon profile to ensure you’re always getting what you want (and avoiding what you don’t). Best of all, these meals are all vegan, gluten-free, soy-free, and low in sugar and sodium, so they’re healthy in addition to being easy.

Try it: Splendid Spoon

3. Universal Yums!; $15-$39/month-to-month or $165-$429/year

If you’re a snacker with a taste for adventure, Universal Yums! is like a flavor passport. A subscription service that delivers snacks from a different country to your door each month, Universal Yums! lets you try international bites without ever having to leave the comfort of your own apartment. The month-to-month plan allows you to choose from three different-sized boxes, ranging from $15 for six-plus snacks to $39 for a pack of 20-plus. If you choose to dive in for a full year, the price per box is reduced, effectively giving you a month for free.

Each box comes with a booklet filled with trivia and games that celebrates the featured country, allowing you to learn while you snack. After trying your first box, you’ll (almost) never need to go on vacation again.

Try it: Universal Yums!

4. Art of Tea; $65-$215/subscription

A cup of tea.
The Art of Tea allows you to try tea from all over the world.
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If you’re more of a tea drinker, the Art of Tea has a subscription package that lets you taste test teas inspired by recipes from around the globe. Available in three-, six-, and 12-month subscriptions, this tea club features five different packages to choose from: the Caffeine Free collection, the Classics collection, the Single Origin collection, the Explore collection, and the Pyramid Tea Bags collection.

Each box comes with detailed information about the teas inside so you can learn more about them—including each one’s health benefits—while you wait for your beverage to steep. A great gift for yourself or someone else, this subscription package perfects the art of treating yourself.

Try it: Art of Tea

5. Urthbox; $15-$45/box (with a 12-month plan)

Urthbox is the perfect subscription service for anyone who believes in sustainable snacking. Delivering non-GMO, organic, and all-natural products, Urthbox includes healthy snacks, beverages, and more in their monthly packages. The boxes—which range from $15 per box to $45, depending on the size—only include products that have passed Urthbox’s strict standards. The company evaluates everything from sourcing to nutrition to manufacturing, so you can feel good about the products you’re munching on. And if you're on a specific gluten-free or vegan diet, you can specify that when you order, so your snacks will always be in line with your nutrition goals.

Although most boxes are snack-based, some also include supplements, skincare items, hair products, and more as a fun bonus each month. Each box is a surprise, but even though you don’t know exactly what you’re getting each month, you’ll know that it will always be good.

Try it: Urthbox

6. Blue Apron; $48-$120/week

The menus available from Blue Apron.
Every Blue Apron meal kit comes with background information on the dish and simple instructions to follow.
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With Blue Apron, you choose from three different plans—a two-serving Signature plan, a four-serving Signature plan, or a two-serving Vegetarian plan—that allow you to customize how many recipes you’d like to receive each week. The prices range from $7.49 per serving to $10, depending on the plan and the frequency, and shipping is free for all options.

Blue Apron’s Signature plan allows you to personalize your menu each week based on your dietary preferences. You can have the standard meat and fish options delivered regularly, or you can opt for Weight Watcher-approved and diabetes-friendly meals, depending on your needs. Recipes are chef-designed and perfectly portioned, and with easy step-by-step instructions to follow on each recipe card, you’ll start feeling like an accomplished chef the moment you turn on your oven.

Try it: Blue Apron

7. Naturebox; $30/yearly membership

Whether you’re looking for a low-calorie option, something that’s keto-friendly, or just a downright tasty treat, Naturebox has everything you need for a fully stocked snack drawer. While you can purchase individual snacks (ranging from $4 to $20 with your membership discount), you can also buy snacks in bulk, ranging from $35 to $150, leaving you with more than enough to eat through every month.

Naturebox also gives you the flexibility of putting a box together whenever you want it, meaning there’s no need to worry about managing your subscription. And if you don’t like one of the snacks you choose, the company has a “don’t like it, don’t eat it” policy, where you can receive a store credit for any snack you don’t like within 90 days of receiving it. Now that’s some smart snacking.

Try it: Naturebox

8. igourmet, $100-$684/club subscription

Although you can buy individual gourmet products through igourmet, their Food-of-the-Month clubs deliver a selection of standout products in a single category, like cheese, bacon, or coffee, with options for three-month, six-month, and 12-month plans.

Each box comes with a newsletter to guide you through each product, including its history, the region it came from, and more. Shipping and handling is completely free, and if you aren’t a fan of your subscription package, igourmet will reship and refund your purchase hassle-free. This subscription is a great gift—whether for a family member, a friend, or yourself!—and it will make you a certified gastronome in no time.

Try it: igourmet

9. California Wine Club; $41-$231/shipment

A group of people enjoying wine.
There are a lot of ways to customize your California Wine Club plan.
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If you’ve ever wanted to do a wine tasting in your pajamas, a subscription to the California Wine Club is just what you need. Featuring selections from family-owned wineries, you can choose from six different plans: the Premier series (starting at $41 per shipment), the Signature series ($134), the International series ($71), the Aged Cabernet series ($231), the Pacific Northwest series ($77), and the Case Club series ($162). These clubs allow you to explore wine regions you’re curious about, expand your palate, or simply enjoy the wines you already know and love.

No matter which level you choose, you have the option of a monthly, bimonthly, or quarterly package, and each club subscription comes with a guide to all the wines included in your box, a personalized online profile to help you track your favorite wines, VIP tours at featured wineries, and more. Some of the series even allow you to mix and match the types of wine and how many bottles you get—giving you flexibility in addition to great wine.

Try it: California Wine Club

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