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Clean-eating is now an option on Singapore Airlines

Singapore Airlines has teamed up with wellness brand Como Shambhala to launch curated, healthy meals onboard selected flights.

Clean eating has taken off in the past few years, as consumers become increasingly mindful of what they put into their bodies. More than salads, low-calorie diets and organic foods, today’s consumers want unprocessed, sustainable and locally-sourced ingredients. Standards are sky-high, and since in-flight cuisine has always taken a cue from trends on the ground – think celebrity chefs and farm-to-table concepts – it’s only natural that clean eating should influence airline menus. Just last month, Singapore Airlines teamed up with Singapore-based wellness brand Como Shambhala to launch specially curated items onboard selected flights.

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Coconut-poached fish in tomato and garam masala sauce

Coconut-poached fish in tomato and garam masala sauce

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The partnership was part of a larger move to increase the wellbeing of passengers. The menu revolves around healthy and well- balanced dishes, designed not just to provide the body with sustenance but also to counter the stresses of travel. This includes items such as cleansing, high-fiber tropical fruit bircher muesli, and calming and micronutrient-rich coconut poached fish in a tomato and garam masala sauce. A special ginger tea featuring cold-pressed beetroot, carrot, green apple, and turmeric also provides circulatory support within the confines of the cabin.

A number of dishes are also available for pre-ordering via Book the Cook, for first, business, and premium economy class passengers on all routes departing from Singapore. Think immunity-boosting spiced buckwheat and pumpkin pancakes (photo), and a coconut and chia pudding, which is served with fresh strawberries steeped in hibiscus flower tea – providing the
body with digestive support as well as a shot of vitamins.

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