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Who doesn’t want a health reset in January? One of the best things you can do is to eat better. But with a massive backlog at the office after two weeks off, who has the time or the energy to sort out the perfect meal every day? That's why us Green Queens are big fans of meal delivery plans as they are the ideal solution for getting your health back on track. Click To Tweet
More reasons we love meal plans:
- They are convenient: no menu planning, no worrying about when and what you will eat when work is super busy.
- They help you get leaner and fitter: no weighing and portioning your food, no obsessing over calorie calculations on MyFitnessPal.
- They save you time: no grocery shopping, no cooking, no cleaning up.
- They save you money: you may think they are expensive but actually, add up how much you spend on coffee shops, snacks, restaurants, supermarkets plus how much all the wasted food you throw out is worth and suddenly, it’s a pretty good deal.
- They save you waste: no worrying about use-by dates, no dealing with shopping for 1 or 2, no sad wilted produce in your fridge.
Gym bunnies will love Nutrition Kitchen‘s no-nonsense approach to getting cut- the service is uber popular with many of the city’s personal trainers- the founder himself is one so he knows what he is talking about. The meals are prepared by a team of restaurant chefs (read: delicious) and are very budget-friendly, not to mention their website is so user-friendly.
Sample Menu: Smoked Salmon Frittata with Spinach, Onions, Tomato & Gruyere; Coronation Chicken Salad with Mango & Sliced Almonds; Beef Chili Con Carne with Sauteed Peppers & Onions.
SPECIAL GREEN QUEEN OFFER: get 10% OFF meal plans when you quote ‘Greenqueen10’ at checkout.
Nosh HK started out over a year ago with a mission to make your office lunch healthier. Since then, they have grown into a fully-fledged fit meal company with ready meals you can pick up at locations around town and loads of convenient plans for every preference.
Sample Menu: Baked Mushroom with Egg & Parmesan; Free Range Chicken Cobb Salad with Avocado and Blue Cheese; Mongolian BBQ Beef & Broccoli, Brown Rice.
SPECIAL GREEN QUEEN OFFER: get 10% OFF meal plans when you quote ‘GQNOSH’ at checkout.
For the plant-based amongst us, Eatology offers 100% vegetarian and vegan gourmet meal plans, which is pretty awesome! We also love their eco packaging and the French founders’ commitment to making nourishing, tasty meals. Good food doesn’t have to be boring!
Sample Menu: Granola Goji Chia with Coconut Yogurt; Lentil and Quinoa Stuffed Peppers; Aubergine Gratin.
SPECIAL GREEN QUEEN OFFER: get HKD 250 OFF any 2-week or more meal plans when you quote ‘GREENEAT2017‘ at checkout (valid until Feb 14th 2017).
If you want to take things up a notch, try Biorna Quantics where the meals are designed and prepared by an expert team (an Oxford scientist, a fitness chef and a functional medicine nutritionist) and created especially for you and your body’s specific requirements based on a range of testing they provide including a DNA profile.
April 2019 Update: Biorna Quantics has closed down operations.
Sample Menu: Antioxidant Power Smoothie; Kerala Fish Curry & Purple Potato; Coconut Chicken, Almonds & Lotus Root.
All of the above services are flexible about frequency and structure: Prefer to make your own breakfast? Looking to skip dinner because you have to take clients out? Want a snack or two? No problem! You can do five days or six, a week or a month, it’s up to you.
They are also flexible about macro profile and caloric intake: you can choose how many calories a day you want to consume and you can go low-carb or high-protein. whatever works!
Finally, the food is cooked fresh to order: the above services deliver your meals for the day every morning, so it’s almost as good as homemade!
Image Credits: Nutrition Kitchen (lead + photo 1); Nosh HK, Eatology and Biorna Quantics.