Not long till Lunar New Year! That means you still have time to stock up on your festive goodies and get your house ready for those relatives you have not seen for ages.
Most of us will probably be feasting like kings and queens over the next couple of weeks. But if you want to prioritise wellness this year, you need to make smart eating choices.
There are tons of yummy goodies and delectable sweet treats out there right now. But which ones are more healthful and can ‘wow’ your visitors?
Luckily for you, we have compiled a list of unique and toothsome yet healthy Chinese New Year goodies that are sure to whet your guests’ appetite and keep the festive fats and calories on the downlow.
What’s even better is that we are throwing in some options that are keto and vegetarian-friendly.
Usher in an auspicious (and healthy) Year of the Ox by reading on now.
Ah, pineapple tarts are essential for Lunar New Year. Everyone loves them, and you can’t stop at just one.
Relatively more guilt-free than your usual pineapple tarts, our Pineapple Pocket Pie is made by hand and completely free from trans-fats.
Your relatives will definitely be blown away by the naturally sweetened pineapple jam and crumbly crust of this bite-sized treat.
2. Hae Bee Hiam
Love hae bee hiam (spicy dried prawn paste)? You are going to love our hae bee hiam cookies.
Savoury and spicy, these cookies will surely delight you and your guests.
No meat? No problem!
Our almond crunch cookies are completely eggless and baking powder-free.
Instead, savour whole crushed almonds that are packed with fibre, protein and healthy monounsaturated fats.
Another vegetarian-friendly festive goodie and also a cult favourite of ours, our cornflake cookies are crunchy, tasty and addictive.
They are also lower in calories because we keep artificial flavours and sweeteners to a minimum.
Pistachios and lemongrass might be an uncommon combination, but trust us when we say that it works marvellously.
This one-of-a-kind crumbly and tasty cookie combines crunchy pistachios with just a hint of lemongrass to cut out the nutty flavours.
These cookies are completely vegetarian-friendly because we do not use eggs or baking powder in it.
Chocolate chip cookies might not necessarily seem like a typical Lunar New Year snack, but you’re going to want to have these at home especially if your guests are bringing children over.
Chocolatey and filled with delectable macadamia nuts, this low-carb but succulent cookie is a great keto alternative to store-bought chocolate cookies.
Another Lunar New Year essential, our buttery cashew nut cookies with black sesame combine the savoury flavours of cashew nuts with the unique umami flavour of black sesame.
They are light, crumbly and sure to have you reaching for another piece.
Everyone needs their morning fuel, especially if they have a long day of visiting ahead of them. So, why not give your guests an extra pick-me-up when they visit?
Our espresso crunch is sure to delight all coffee lovers. Experience the bold bitter tastes of perfectly roasted coffee beans in a cookie.
Eat Your Way to a Prosperous and Healthy Year of the Ox
With festive bazaars put on hiatus for the time being, you need to order online in advance to make sure you get your orders on time.
Luckily for you, we deliver daily between 7am to 9pm when you spend above $30. Check out our order and delivery terms for more information. Pssst… did we mention we’re offering some value-for-money healthy gift boxes with some of the goodies mentioned above? Please have a look at our festive pastry gift boxes.