Showing posts with label Salad. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Salad. Show all posts

Saturday, December 5, 2015

Salad Plus Co Restaurant @Quizinn Food Court Nu Sentral Mall Brickfields Kuala Lumpur - A light healthy meal option

Eating salad is considered a healthy option for many; Now at Salad Plus Co located at Quizinn Food Court at 3rd Floor Nu Sentral Brickfields, they offers a special variety of dressing that can make these salad more appetizing and healthy as well.

Not going with the norm of standard dressings, the owner at Salad Plus Co has developed 10 Non dairy dressings that are suitable to be eaten by vegan and another 4 dressing which is lacto-vegetarian. What's more at Salad Plus; each of these dishes has a calories count as well so you can really choose your dishes by its calories count.

Located near the entrance of the Quizinn Food Court at Nu Sentral Mall; Salad Plus Co offers a wide variety of the salads, sandwiches and wraps that goes with the in-house made special dressings. Here you can have the option of whether you want your salad as it is in a plate or as a wrap.

We started our review with the High Energy Greek Delight RM 14.30 - 400 calories. This salad is served with grilled aubergines, romaine lettuce, onions, cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, black olives and feta cheese with a special Greek dressing.

The second salad is the Spinach Chicken Salad RM 17.50 - 550 calories. The ingredients that are in this salad are the romaine lettuce, cherry tomatoes, hard-boiled egg, apples, red cabbage, Parmesan cheese and croutons with yogurt Caesar dressing. This salad is served with a filling of spinach that is sandwiched with a piece of pan-fried chicken breast.

The second salad is the Japanese Miso Salad Crab Sticks & Tofu in a Spinach Wrap RM 14.30 - 600 calories is served with a miso sauce dressing of miso, sesame oil, sesame seeds, mayonnaise and premium soya sauce.accompanied with romaine lettuce, cherry tomatoes, shredded carrots, spring onions, radishes and even apples goes into the wrap with Miso honey dressing with crab sticks and tofu too.

This is then followed by the Thai Salad with Chicken in a Spinach Wrap RM 14.30 - 720 calories. With the use of coriander, basil, spring onions, cherry tomatoes, mixed peppers, carrots, chilies, nuts and vermicelli and served with spicy, sweet and sourish Thai dressing (combination of lime juice, sesame seeds and ginger) in a wrap.

We then move to taste a sweet wrap which is the Hot Peanut Butter, Jam, Banana Wrap RM 7.30 - 430 calories. This wrap consist of peanut butter, bananas and drizzled with chocolate sauce.

The next dish is the Brown Rice with Steam Vegetables & Chicken Rendang RM 9.90. Serving Brown rice is definitely a healthier option compared with white rice.

Next dish is the Healthy Banana Split RM 7.30 - 335 calories. Served with a creamy rich yoghurt and topped with mixed fruits of mango, grapes, green apples, mandarin oranges, raisins, crunchy nuts and banana. A real healthy fruity meal with lots of fibre. Normally ice cream is being used for banana split but at Salad Plus it is being replaced with an in-house made yoghurt.

For those that like a little hot stuff; the Chili Beef Hot Wrap RM 14.30 - 680 calories; is served with a spicy minced beef meat with a combination of mix greens, tomatoes, peppers onions on a low fat mayo dressing.

While the Meatballs Hot Wrap RM 14.30 - 680 calories is served with meatball with a combination of mix greens, tomatoes, peppers and onions on a low fat mayo dressing.

For desserts we had the Special Home Made Yogurt Desserts RM 5.20. If you love yoghurt, then you will find this a delight to be eaten.

So for those that like to take a light meal at Salad Plus Co @ Nu Sentral; it offers you a wide variety of healthy meal. If you stay or work around the Brickfields & Bangsar area, Salad Plus Co also offers delivery services, you can call them at Tel: 012 292 9707 to place your order.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

THE SALAD BAR @Citta Mall, Ara Damansara - Eating Healthy Need Not Be Boring Anymore Review Best Restaurant To Eat

Most of the time, the sheer mention about eating healthy, it usually means, not having delicious and mouth watering dish. What comes to mind about healthy food, is some boring and tasteless food. As the saying goes what is nice to eat is usually not healthy and what is healthy is usually not nice to eat?

With that in mind, I was initially hesitant to attend a food review session at THE SALAD BAR @Citta Mall, G-03, Ground Floor, Citta Mall, No 1, Jalan PJU 1A/48, Ara Damansara 47301 Petaling Jaya, expecting some green leafy salad and was preparing to go for a nice supper after this review. Find out whether we did have supper at the end of this review.

This is THE SALAD BAR second outlet, the first is located at Damansara Uptown where they have been operating for more than 5 years. The outlet here just opened about 2 months ago. The décor is simple and provide an ambience of healthy living. Over the years, the owner of the THE SALAD BAR, have set a mission to create tasty healthy food.

This was evident in the choice of ingredient used to create some of the special dish that suit the palate of healthy people looking to enjoy tasty healthy food. One of the critical factor in a salad will be the used of choice and fresh green vegetables.

The dinner session started with a delightful FRUIT SALAD BOWL - pleasing to the eyes with the bursting reds of the strawberries. Refreshing start.

This was followed by the BLOG SALAD which consists of olives, raisins, orange, dried apricot, onion and tofu with a special Asian dressings (premium soy sauce with sesame). It is rather unique but will take sometime to acquire the taste of it.

and the next one is the OLD GRANNY CAESAR WITH EXTRA AVOCADO – a plateful of goodness – this is an all-time favourite with chicken, cheese and herbs in Italian dressings mix with olives, tomatoes and boiled eggs. For us, we had the additional Avocado to top it up.

If having a standard SALAD is not your cup of tea, you can custom make your own salad by choosing on your own green i.e - 2 types, 3 toppings and 1 dressing to suit your own preference. 

For the main dish, we had the special CAULIFLOWER FRIED RICE. This fried rice does not contain any rice, in fact it is all cauliflower florets cut to resemble rice and fried with mixed vegetable. 

We were taken aback when we tasted the first spoonful, it was everything you get acquainted to Fried Rice taste, the crunch on the cauliflower makes it a little crunchier and sweeter compared with rice. It is a real wholesome meal without the carbohydrate of the rice but tasted quite similar to fried rice. It is really great for those who love Fried Rice but not the carbohydrate in rice. You also have an option to spice it up a little by ordering the spicy version, which they add on freshly cut chilli padi. 

Next, we had the TOMATO PASTA – simple tomatoes based top with Chery Tomatoes. Really for tomatoes lovers. Light meal and a little sourish. Vegan can have this.

Another pasta we had for the night is the TUNA PASTA SALAD, this is a rather unique combination of 2 different dishes into one i.e. pasta and salad, which are usually eaten separately but is combined here for a change.

How can we have no meat no dinner, with that we were introduced to a special Fried Chicken, which is AIR FRIED CHICKEN CHOP. Using the Air Fried Cooking method, no oil is used as the chicken are not deep fried in oil, but using a special Air Fried Fryer to fried this chicken.

For the health freak which still wants to enjoy fried chicken, this will be a great substitute for you. Also, the Fries which, was accompanied with the chicken was also Air Fried. No extra oil and guilty feeling to worry about.

THE SALAD BAR @CITTA MALL also serves croissants and sandwiches. The first one that we tasted was the TUNA CROISSANTS. The first thing we notice was the generous amount of Tuna that was sandwiched in the croissants. 

and this is followed by TURKEY CLUB SANDWICH 

and the last one YO DAWG which is served on a ciabatta bread with Sausage 

For drinks, there are a collection of healthy smoothies of which we tried two of it, which is the MANGO BANANA SMOOTHIE – a concoction of Mango, Banana and Home Made Yoghurt.

the second smoothie was the PURPLE GLITTER SMOOTHIE – which has Dragonfruit, Lemon and Home Made Yoghurt in it. This one has a tinge of sourness, but can be very addictive after a full meal like the one we had here.

Final conclusion, not all healthy food are boring and tasteless. It depends on how it is being prepared and served with special sauce and ingredients that can make it tasteful, wholesome and healthy at the same time. Well, after such a hearty meal, we did not go for any supper.