Healthy Halal food? Yes, it actually exists.

It’s hard not to chuckle. The terms ‘halal’ and ‘healthy’ in one sentence is practically an oxymoron. Unfortunately for most Muslims in Singapore, Halal food means MSG-laden noodles and grease-soaked diet catastrophes. While it’s easy

It’s hard not to chuckle. The terms ‘halal’ and ‘healthy’ in one sentence is practically an oxymoron. Unfortunately for most Muslims in Singapore, Halal food means MSG-laden noodles and grease-soaked diet catastrophes. While it’s easy to fall off the meal prep train and lament about the dearth of healthy halal food in Singapore, there are some standout gems that we love.

 

Lean Bento
43 Holland Drive, #01-49

Lean Bento dishes up Japanese-inspired deliciousness that’s going to aid you in achieving your fitness and wellness goals.  From, as its name suggests, bento bowls made up of carbs, greens and your choice of protein to gluten-free matcha waffles to protein muffins for your mid-afternoon munchies, we’re twiddling our thumbs in hopes of more outlets in the near future. Price: Starting at SGD 9 – Order Yours Now 

 

Simply Wrapps
Multiple Locations

With seven locations islandwide, you’re probably within closer reach to Simply Wrapps without even knowing it. As the usual salad bar goes, this one has over 50 salad ingredients to choose from, and a whopping 18 dressings to make sure your meal tastes even better. We’re absolute suckers for their Taj Mahal wrap topped with a delicious mint yogurt dressing! Price: Starting at SGD 10.50 – Order Yours Now

 

Maki-san
2 Handy Rd, Former Cathay Building
Maki-san cannot be left out from our list. From their mega cute sushi packaging, to the ability to picking what goes into your sushi, Maki-san does it right. We love that you can up your protein intake by picking the egg wrap instead of the usual Nori, and choose brown rice over white. Go forth into your Maki-san adventures! Price: Starting at SGD 7.90 – Order Yours Now

 

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Limaa
51 Haji Lane

A new cafe in the famous Haji Lane, Limaa provides a tiny-mighty selection of juices, smoothies, sandwiches and salads. Their pulled beef cheese steak rendang chicken sandwich is a popular choice by many. Bonus healthy-cookie points for their effort to not use any artificial sugar and sauces. All of their ingredients are homemade with a fresh batch daily. Price: Starting at SGD 7

 

Grain
Delivery only

Grain’s mission is to create great food and make it accessible to everyone. And we love that they have cold and warm options of a healthy meal. Some of our favourites are the roasted pumpkin black rice salad and the grilled tiger prawns with dry curried fusilli.
Price: Starting at SGD 8.95

 

Fika Swedish Cafe & Bistro
257 Beach Road

Aside to the homemade swedish meatballs, lighter meal choices includes the baked potato with skagen, salads and the unique rosehip soup. For those who love a good breakfast for champions (think: eggs on toast, oatmeal, etc), Fika is a place to be at. Price: Starting at SGD 8

 

Stuff’d
Multiple locations

An easy grab and go mexican and turkish inspired meals. The choices of kebab, burrito, quesadilla and the salad bowls. Fuss-free and a wide choice of add-on ingredients that suits your dietary options. We recommend the beef con carne burrito for days that you need to pack the protein and get all the energy you need to power through your day. Price: Starting at SGD 7


Photo: Grain Singapore

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