They may be new, and serve limited locations, but these online food-delivery services are gaining momentum for their healthy, tasty meals.
With a menu that changes daily, expect different meals with every order. If that’s still not enough for you, Grain offers food from different cuisines, ranging from a chirashi-don ($11.95) to a deconstructed burger ($10.95). Cooking methods like grilling with less oil and with a direct fi re, sous vide, and swopping certain ingredients – such as substituting mayo for cauliflower puree – are great healthy options. Delivery areas: Marina Bay, Tanjong Pagar and Raffles Place. Placing an order: Via the website; the minimum order is $8. www.grain.com.sg
Tel: 8307-4253. Delivers Mon-Fri, 11am-2pm.
Salad lovers will adore this one. Spinacas offers hearty carb-free salads ($9-$11) like Moroccan Spiced Chicken, BBQ Pulled Pork, Sesame Tofu Patties and Ratatouille, teamed with baby spinach, broccoli, hard-boiled egg, cheddar cheese and nuts. Delivery areas: The business district and selected areas across Singapore; check specific location details on their website. Placing an order: Order at least 24 hours in advance via phone or the website. The minimum order is $30. www.spinacas.com
Tel: 9770-7039. Delivers Mon-Fri, 10.30am-1pm and 5-7pm.
THE NAKED MEALS
Their meals do not contain artificial flavourings, colouring or preservatives. Stevia and sea salt are used in place of sugar and refined salt. Find dishes like Baked Masala Chicken Breast, Roasted Greens and Baked Pumpkins on their menu, with prices starting from $10. Delivery areas: Bugis, Raffles Place, Tanjong Pagar, City Hall MRT, Orchard, Novena, Chinatown and Buona Vista. Placing an order: They operate on a subscription-based delivery system – order 5, 12 or 24 meals and let them know when you want them delivered. www.thenakedmeals.com
Tel: 9456-6774 / 9799-2487. Delivers Mon-Fri, 11.45am-2pm.
By Andrea Kee, Simply Her, March 2015