Work, gym… brunch… ladies night — we have a lot to balance, so it’s no wonder we don’t always have the time to cook from scratch! The hustle is hard in Hong Kong, so we have no regrets in turning to the professionals to whip up nutritious, tasty meal plans that are not only tailor-made to meet our fitness goals, but above all, are delicious too. Keep the fridge fully stocked and take a bite out of one Hong Kong’s best meal delivery services…
Working closely with you to set and ultimately, achieve your goals, Pinnacle Eat is taking all the work out of meal prep (yay!). Offering both meal delivery and nutrition consultations, its products are “born from necessary convenience, affordability, simplicity and control.” Adhering to your
fussiness dietary requirements, each plan is tailor-made for you, and is actually delicious. I test-drove the programme for a week and was relieved that each meal was so varied – in all honesty, I was expecting bland protein and vegetables, but found myself wanting the recipes.
How much: Prices start from $2,495 for a package of 20 meals (non members)
Sample menu: Lunch: Beef meatballs with BBQ Sauce; Dinner: Pork Embutido with Sundried Tomato Aioli, Quinoa, Zucchini, Cherry Tomatoes.
Pinnacle Eat is giving Sassy readers 10% off first orders using the code “SASSYINGEATING10”.
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Friday night Big Mac regrets (oops)? Place your order before 9am on Saturday and get back on track with a week’s worth of chef-made meals, using only premium sourced ingredients. Choose from two or three balanced meals a day (with a new menu each week) that have been specially made to track your dietary requirements, desired calorie and carb intake. NOSH has also recently launched an Asian-inspired menu that delivers tasty favourites, comparable to a weekend Chinese takeaway (without the guilt!).
How much: Prices start from $220 (balanced diet, Asian menu) – $300 per day (balanced diet, western menu)
Sample menu: Breakfast: Red Date and Chinese Yam Congee Chicken Bean Curd Roll in Oyster Sauce; Lunch: Sweet and Sour U.S. Pork, Stir-fried Assorted Bell Pepper and Pineapple Brown Rice; Dinner: Fish Fillet in Sweet Corn and Egg Sauce, Gai Lan in Minced Garlic with Mixed Grain
Use the code “sassynosh100” and bag $100 *off your first meal order! *Code can only be used once and is valid until Thursday, 30 November 2017
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“Serving up nutritious, delicious food to fuel your body” Optmeal‘s plans are fresh, flavoursome and never boring. Choose from a standard (500 calories per meal) or low carb plan (350 calories per meal) which is delivered straight to your door. Best of all? Even though the meals are calorie controlled, they don’t scrimp on portions!
How much: Prices start from $1,350 for three meals per day, for five days
Sample menu: Breakfast: Tomato Hot Sauce Roasted Chicken, Pasta, Seasonal Veggies; Lunch: Cajun Fish with Salsa, Quinoa, Seasonal Veggies; Dinner: Roasted Beef, Roasted Yam, Seasonal Veggies.
Use the code “SASSYHK” when making your order to receive 10% off the bill!
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We tend to frequent Gymbox in Sheung Wan when we’re “being good” here at the office and it often hits the spot! Choose your protein, carb and veggies and it will deliver your custom meal to your door, ready to stash in the fridge for a healthy, well-balanced meal throughout the week.
How much: Individual meals range between $75 – $88
Sample menu: Chicken Breast, Sole Fillet, Lean Beef Mince or Egg Whites with Organic Carbs and Veggies.
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Different to other meal delivery services as you don’t have to adhere to a weekly menu, Crave Healthy Food has tons of inviting, restaurant-worthy meals to choose from which can be selected individually. I personally love the sound of its new topped avocado toast options, macro bowls and veggie burgers!
How much: $14,800 for an eight-week, personalised Nutrition Fitness Coaching programme (three meals per day)
Sample menu: Chickpea & Garlic Mushroom Burger with Pink Coleslaw, Pizza with Purple Kale Pesto, Sesame-Honey Tempeh & Quinoa Bowl
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Perfect for fitness buffs, Nutrition Kitchen not only takes the hassle out of meal planning (the last thing on your mind when you’re exhausted from work and aching from the gym), but ensures that each meal’s macronutrient information is clearly broken down for you. Calories are kept towards the lower end, while ensuring that protein levels remain high.
How much: Five day packages start from $800-$1,590 (depending on how many meals you require per day)
Sample menu: Breakfast: Western Omelette, Green Peppers, Onions, Ham & Cheddar; Lunch: Tandoori Chicken with Roasted Onions, Palak & Mint Yoghurt and Steamed Potatoes; Dinner: Spaghetti / Zucchini & Meatballs with Tomato Sauce.
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Working with you throughout your entire fitness journey, Biorna Quantics offer a series of food sensitivity and DNA tests which determine your specific macronutrient breakdown, ensuring that each meal is nutritionally designed for you. Choose from single meals or a complete plan, which also include Quantics Bars and Antioxidant Power Smoothies – yum!
How much: Four-week meals plans (three meals per day, five days per week) start from $6,380
Sample menu: Jerk Pollock with Peppers & Black Beans, Citrus French Duck & Asian Veg, Kerala Fish Curry & Purple Potato
Use the code “sassy10” to enjoy 10% off meal plans and food sensitivity and SimplFit tests!
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Delivering meals to you twice a week, Mealthy ensures that you’re always prepared and never stuck looking for nutritious meals. Its two unique programmes have been built for fat loss and for those who are training regularly.
How much: Standard Swallow Schemes start from $1,700 for a two-week plan (20 meals in total)
Sample menu: Lunch: Lemon Baked Salmon Fillet, Sauteed Cauliflower, Steamed Broccoli; Dinner: Beef Meatballs, Cabbage Salad, Green Soybean Fettuccine
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