Grab a Healthy Meal To Go
The menus at these cafes are designed around healthy ingredients and cooking methods – and they’re affordable too.
#01-01, 12 Gopeng Street, tel: 6221-3029; www.yolofood.com.sg
If you love local and Thai food, you’ll enjoy Yolo’s low-calorie versions of popular dishes – Health Kicked Chicken Rice ($10.90), which uses brown rice and red cabbage, Prawn Pad Thai ($12.90), which has tofu, veggies and almonds, and Chicken Larb ($11.90), with glass noodles, cucumber and lettuce.
THUNDER TEA RICE
Various branches; www.thundertearice.com.sg
The traditional Hakka dish is a yummy, healthy combo of brown rice or rice vermicelli topped with chopped tofu, fried ikan bilis, various vegetables, peanuts and more. The dish comes with a side of lei cha, made from tea leaves, herbs, sesame and nuts. Believed to have medicinal properties, the lei cha is poured over your rice or noodles before eating.
#B1-52/53 The Central, tel: 6224-4492; www.realfoodgrocer.com
The food here is simple, organic and healthy. On the menu are robust salads like Orange and Pumpkin Vinaigrette ($10.80), made with roasted pumpkin, sweet potato wedges, orange slices, olives, radishes and herb greens, and hearty mains like Dumpling Noodles ($8.90), served with brown rice udon, and Mushroom Noodles ($7.80).
This story was originally published in the April 2016 issue of Simply Her.