Somehow 2020 has already arrived, but again, it's the same story: we begin the new year with bold, unrealistic and often unachievable resolutions to follow. The age-old mantra that tops most of our lists? Losing weight and eating healthier. And although yes, this resolution definitely is achievable with a healthy diet and exercise, we all often go too hard in at first, limiting and restricting ourselves.
The result? Being left unmotivated, overwhelmed and relapsing old unhealthy habits. So make your healthy eating resolution easy this year, with Esquire Singapore's best healthy spots to grab a bite and enjoy effortlessly sticking to this year’s resolution, while also enjoying a delicious meal.
The Garden Club
If you are looking for great ambiance and delicious healthy food, look no further than The Garden Club. A perfect city getaway located above Singapore’s Central Business District, it's an ideal spot to grab a bite during lunch or after work. This Instagrammable eatery mainly serves an array of healthy meals, along with a few naughty sinful bites and cocktails.
Go for the Rosti jackfruit carnitas if you are headed here, a delicious potato rosti with pulled young jackfruit with aioli and chives. Simple, tasty and sure to keep you on track this 2020.
The Garden Club is located at OUE Downtown Gallery, #05-01, 6A Shenton Way, 068815. For inquiries, call 6971 8265.
Just because you’ve decided to give 'veganuary' a go, doesn’t mean you can't enjoy a delicious meal out. Bringing sexy back to vegetables and redefining common misconceptions surrounding vegan cuisine is Afterglow. Here you’ll find an extensive vegan menu, which although free from eggs, dairy, refined sugar & artificial sweeteners, is a guaranteed delicious meal.
Made from scratch and free from any processed junk, our favourite is the raw crispy lasagna, made with zucchini sheets, crispy dehydrated cherry tomatoes, marinated baby spinach, shiitake mushrooms, walnut ‘minced meat’, cashew cream cheese, pesto served with a side of garden salad.
Afterglow is located at 24 Keong Saik Rd., Singapore 089131. For inquiries, call 6224 8921.
Kitchen by Food Rebel
We all know our favourite local dishes often come with copious amounts of salt and sadly, are extremely calorific. So if you are heading out for dinner, why not try a healthier alternative at The Food Rebel?
Offering reinvented local and international dishes that are uncomplicated and delicious, The Food Rebel is a go-to spot for vegans, vegetarians, athletes, clean-meat lovers, food intolerances and basically anyone looking to lead a healthier lifestyle. An added bonus here, all dressings and sauces are homemade so you can slather your fries with your favourite condiment without the fear of hidden calories.
Kitchen by Food Rebel is located at 28 Stanley St, Singapore 068737. For inquiries, call 6224 7088.
The Daily Cut
When eating out, a healthier option isn't easily available. And even when you do decide to go with something au naturel, selections can often be limited to uninspiring salads and intimidating protein bowls.
This doesn't apply at The Daily Cut, who believe in tasty meals nourishes the body. Here all dishes are full of flavour while easy on your waistline. The best part? You’ll find an ever-changing seasonal menu meaning no two meals will ever be the same.
The Daily Cut is located at 1 Raffles Place, #B1-31, Singapore 048616; amongst other outlets. For inquiries, call 6904 9656.
Although you might be cutting back on all things calorific, an occasional cheat meal is viable. So do it but do it healthily—with NomVnom a tasty fast food alternative.
NomVnom offer mouth-watering modern vegan food that is innovative and appealing to both vegans and non-vegans alike, while also being a good cause for the environment. Here all patties are in-house handmade, made with ingredients such as soy, potatoes, mixed vegetables or mushrooms. Who said burgers can't be part of a balanced, healthy diet?
NomVnom is located at 6 Eu Tong Sen Street #03-105/106/107, Singapore 059817; amongst other outlets. For inquiries, call 6224 4996.