Our Meals

Our Meals

Our first ingredient is always love

Open Hand is proudly one of the largest community-based providers of medically tailored meals in the United States.

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What is a medically tailored meal?

Medically tailored meals are delivered to individuals living with severe illness and who are homebound through a referral from a medical professional or healthcare plan. Meals are specifically designed for their diagnosis, as well as the additional complications that come with that illness. Our medically tailored meals are prepared and cooked in an effort to improve health outcomes, because we believe food is medicine.

Our delicious, healthy meals are:

Our meals meet a variety of dietary needs.

All of our meals are heart healthy, diabetes friendly, and monitored by our team of Registered Dietitian Nutritionists. Our most common meal line is Healthy Balance, which is appropriate for most of our clients. We also offer the following meals for those with additional dietary needs:


Our vegetarian meals are flavorful and meet necessary macronutrient recommendations, as well as include necessary healthy fats and controlled carbohydrates.

End Stage Kidney Disease

For those diagnosed with stage 5 kidney failure or end stage kidney disease and requires dialysis. Every meal meets or exceeds standards set by the National Kidney Foundation, and follows requirements for kidney health.

Mechanical Soft

Follows the Level 3 Dysphagia Mechanically Altered recommendations. Often prescribed for those with mild chewing and swallowing difficulties or those who struggle to chew tough meats.

We strive to improve nutrition access through a number of other offerings:

Shelf-stable foods and produce boxes that increase access to healthy ingredients.

Produce Box
Market Basket

Market Baskets are nutritionally balanced to include items needed to prepare up to 14 healthy meals per week. Includes fresh fruits and vegetables as well as non-perishables.

Nutritional supplements provide key nutrients for those with heightened/increased nutrient needs.


Interested in learning more?

Get Meals

See how you or a loved one might qualify for meals, free of charge, from Open Hand.

Sample Menu

We're proud to offer a wide variety of meals to appeal to everyone's taste, with a menu that updates regularly throughout the year.

Purchase Good Measure Meals

Open Hand clients receive the same nutrition and delicious meals that Good Measure Meals customers enjoy. For every 2 meals purchased through Good Measure Meals, we provide 1 meal free of charge to a neighbor in need through Open Hand.