[This post was updated January 24, 2021]
Food delivery in Hong Kong is a dime a dozen, but these healthy meal delivery services are a lifesaver for the healthy eater! With options for vegetarians, vegans, paleo, gluten-free and macros, there’s a meal plan for any kind of diet you’re after. Here are the best healthy meal delivery companies to try in Hong Kong.
Nosh offers healthy cooked meals for pickup (Mid-Levels or Happy Valley) or delivery anywhere along the blue line from Tin Hau to Kennedy Town and Pok Fu Lam. Each meal comes in eco-friendly packaging, and the eight or so dishes on offer (each ringing in at around $100) are rotated in and out each week so you’ll never get bored. Want to upgrade to sides, drinks or meals for two? Nosh has that sorted too. Think Australian beef bibimbap with brown rice, roasted salmon with soba noodles, or free-range chicken cobb salad. All dishes come with nutrition information so you can be confident that you’re only putting good stuff in.
Whether it’s calorie-control, muscle building, diabetes-friendly or just a balanced, nutritious meal you’re looking for, Eatology has a program for you. All of its menus are designed by a dietician, but if you really want to drill down into details, you can get a bespoke meal program designed by their in-house nutritionist, which comes with a calorie and macronutrient breakdown.
Optmeal places a strong focus on macros, with lean meat, fresh produce and low carbs, all perfectly balanced (40-50 percent carbs, 15-25 percent fat and 20-30 percent protein) and produced by their in-house Cordon Bleu chef. Pick a 10- or 20-day meal plan, then choose a standard or large meal, low carb or regular, and Optmeal will do the rest. While you only get one meal choice, you can safely expect tasty favourites such as chicken burger with avocado salsa and baked yam chips or baked salmon in Greek yogurt with brown rice and seasonal veggies. A trial day of two meals will costs you $230, while a 10-day plan will cost you $2,200 for a standard sized meal, or $2,800 for large. Free delivery available in Central and Causeway Bay, with a $20 surcharge to Sheung Wan, Mid-Levels, Admiralty and Wan Chai.
1 Minden Row, Tsim Sha Tsui, 5570-3607, optmeal.com.
Trying to go paleo but feeling uninspired? Let Paleo Taste make it easier with dishes that are grain- and gluten-free, unprocessed and made from scratch. But paleo doesn’t mean joyless – take a gander at the desserts, such as the amazing chocolate brownies that are made with grassfed butter and almond flour and sweetened with honey. Got a specific dietary requirement? Go for the high protein or vegetarian option. It’s affordable too, with mains coming in at $80 and sides and desserts from $40. Delivery takes place on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and a new menu comes out every Friday.
Any gym bunny knows that abs are made in the kitchen. Set up by personal trainers, Nutrition Kitchen focuses on supporting your workout, getting results and knowing the exact nutritional breakdown of what you’re eating through its macronutrient- and protein-rich meal plan. Packages run for five, 10 or 20 days, Monday to Friday, and you can opt for two or three meals per day.
Crave Healthy Food
This one-stop shop combines meal programs and personal training with nutritionists and health coaches all dedicated to helping you achieve your fitness goals. Before you embark on a meal program with Crave, you’ll undergo an initial assessment so the team has a better understanding of your body and your goals, though you are expected to commit to the program for one to three months. Its meal plans are 100 percent organic, gluten-free and unprocessed. Just looking for something healthier to graze on? Crave also offers detox juices, smoothies and delicious homemade snacks. You can also order meals, drinks, snacks and dips a la carte through the website.