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To Mums-To-Be

Natal Essentials is the specialist in post natal care that provide modern women with customized menu, food preparation and home delivery service in the post-natal month. The meals may look ordinary but they are flavored with special ingredients (Such as herbs, wine, ginger and sesame oil) with functional properties & are specially prepared by our experienced cook who has more than 30 years of experience.

Other than our cooking principle of less oil, less salt and No MSG, all our cooking are designed to fit the needs of post-natal bodies. We have prudent and comprehensive quality and hygienic control to ensure correct eating and replenishing in your post natal month, and that you are free of worries what to eat, not to mention the pain-staking preparation process.

With us, you may rest assured that the new mother would be in a better shape and health after the post natal month.

Week 1, 3 & 5 Menu 第一,三与五星期菜单
Monday
(星期一)

Lunch
午餐

Braised Vinegar Trotter with Egg
猪脚醋鸡蛋
(Vinegar purifies the blood and cleanses the arties. The glutinous ligaments and collagen of the pig’s trotters are added to the dish to serve as a lubricant. It prevents vinegar being too acidic which may weaken the stomach) 

Braised Vinegar Trotter with Egg.

Stir Fried Spinach with Silver Fish
银鱼炒菠菜 (Spinach has an extremely high nutritional value and is rich in antioxidants. It can help replenish lost iron and vitamin stores)

 

Double Boiled Dang Gui Black Dates Chicken Soup
当归黑枣鸡汤
(It tonifies the blood, strengthens Qi; warms the body and strengthens the stomach. It is highly recommended for women who suffer abdominal pain, blood-asthenia and menstrual pain after giving birth)

Double Boiled Dang Gui Black Dates Chicken Soup

Dinner
晚餐

Grilled Hong Zhao Chicken Drumstick Western Style
西式烤红糟鸡腿
(Traditional Confinement food passed down from generation with a twist of fusion. Homemade fermented glutinous rice wine helps to promote blood circulation)

Grilled Hong Zhao Chicken Drumstick Western style

Braised Lohan Vegetable
罗汉斋
(This vegetarian dish taste is light and yet delicious. It contains various assorted vegetable which is a good source of vitamin and fiber)

Double Boiled Lotus Root with Peanut & Discorea Yam Pork Rib Soup
莲藕花生淮山排骨汤
(Lotus Root harmonizes the spleen and stomach. It also improves appetite and blood circulation)

 

Double Boiled Lotus root with peanut and discorea yam pork rib soup

Tuesday
(星期二)

Lunch
午餐

Steamed Mid Wing with Ginger Paste
姜蓉蒸中翅
(Old ginger has been used widely during confinement to expel wind)

Stir Fried Snow Peas with Shimeji Mushroom, Black Fungus & Baby Corn
日本菇黑木耳玉米心炒荷兰豆
(Snow Peas is rich in vitamin C and fiber)

Fish Tail & Papaya Soup
鱼尾木瓜汤
(The sap from the papaya and protein from the fish enriches the milk glands. Drinking this soup helps to fill up your natural milk reservoir)

Fish Tail & Papaya Soup

Dinner
晚餐

Deep Fried Threadfin with Sweet & Sour Sauce
酸甜酱炸午鱼
(Good Source of protein, vitamins and minerals which are essential to maintain good health)

Steamed Silky Egg with Minced Pork
猪肉碎蒸滑蛋
(Good source of protein and minerals such as zinc, iron and copper)

Double Boiled American Ginseng & Carrot Black Chicken Soup
花旗参红罗卜黑鸡汤
(It clears heat, tonifies the Qi & blood)

Double Boiled American Ginseng & Carrot Black Chicken Soup

Wednesday
(星期三)

Lunch
午餐

Grilled Salmon Fillet with Teriyaki Sauce
日式酱烤三文鱼
(Omega 3 fatty acid from Salmon is great for breast-feeding mother. Research has confirmed that adding EPA and DHA to the diet of pregnant woman has a positive effect on visual and cognitive development of the baby)

Grilled salmon fillet with teriyaki sauce

Stir Fried Broccoli with Sliced Chicken

鸡肉片炒西兰花
(Broccoli is an all-star food with many health benefits. While low in calories, it is a great source of vitamin A, C & K, Folic Acid and Fiber. Sliced Chicken is a great source of protein)

Peanuts Pig Trotter Soup
猪脚花生汤

 

Dinner
晚餐

Stir Fried Pork Tenderloin & Liver with Assorted Vegetable & Lemongrass
香茅杂菜炒猪腰肉和猪肝
(Pork tenderloin is low in fat yet high in protein and vitamin B while liver helps to replenish iron. Lemongrass helps to flush out toxins)

Stir Fried Pork tenderloin and liver with assorted veg and lemongrass

Stir Fried Spinach with Ikan Bilis
江鱼仔炒菠菜 (Spinach has an extremely high nutritional value and is rich in antioxidants. It can help replenish lost iron and vitamin stores)

Black Bean Chicken Soup
健脾补肾黑豆鸡肉汤
(If you have lost a great amount of blood during delivery and feel anemic during confinement, this soup helps you to build up new blood cells. It also benefits the liver and kidney, blackens the hair and helps to defy aging)

Thursday
(星期四)

Lunch
午餐

Braised Sesame Chicken
麻油鸡
(To promote circulation, provide nourishment & stimulate energy)

 

Braised Sesame Chicken

Stir Fried Kai Lan with Sliced Sheng Yu
生鱼片炒芥兰
(It is a great vegetable for ladies who have just given birth as it can help replenish iron and calcium loss while Sheng Yu helps in the healing process as it is very rich in albumin)

Stir Fried Kai Lan with sliced sheng yu

Double Boiled Si Wu Pork Rib Soup
四物补血排骨汤
(It tonifies and invigorates the blood. It is good for women who have menoxenia and lower back pain due to blood-asthenia. It helps to ease all general symptoms associated with blood-asthenia)

Dinner
晚餐

Braised Vinegar Trotter with Egg
猪脚醋鸡蛋
(Vinegar purifies the blood and cleanses the arties. The glutinous ligaments and collagen of the pig’s trotters are added to the dish to serve as a lubricant. It prevents vinegar being too acidic which may weaken the stomach)

Braised Vinegar Trotter with Egg.

Stir Fried Snow Peas with Lotus Root & Assorted Vegetable
莲藕日本菇黑木耳炒荷兰豆
(Lotus root, rich in iron and copper helps in the production of red blood cell and increases blood flow)

Stir Fried snow peas with lotus root and assorted veg

Double Boiled Fish Maw & Carrot Chicken Soup
鱼漂红罗卜鸡汤
(Great source of collagen, proteins and nutrients)

 

 

 

Friday
(星期五)

Lunch
午餐

Fried Rice with Chicken Ham, Egg & Shredded Ginger
姜丝火腿鸡肉炒饭
(This nourishing dish contains both protein and carbohydrate while ginger provides the additional wellness bonus)

Pork Chop Deluxe
麻油姜片排骨王
(Sesame oil prevents “wind” in the body, improves blood circulation and vitality)

Pig’s Tripe Peppercorn Soup
胡椒猪肚汤
(Peppercorn is rich in potassium and helps to expel wind)

Pig tripe peppercorn soup

Dinner
晚餐

Deep Fried Threadfin with Black Fungus In Abalone Sauce
鲍鱼酱黑木耳炸香醇午鱼
(Black Fungus is rich in proteins, vitamin D, B1, B2. It also improves the blood and blood circulation)

Stir Fried Broccoli with Sliced Chicken
鸡肉片炒西兰花
(Broccoli is an all-star food with many health benefits. While low in calories, It is a great source of vitamin A, C & K, folic acid and fiber while Sliced Chicken is a great source of protein)

Double Boiled Hashima Black Chicken Soup
雪蛤黑鸡汤
(Contains 7 kinds of amino acids and improves the immune system. Good for blood circulation and skin complexion)

Saturday
(星期六)

Lunch
午餐

Stewed Fish Maw with Pork Rib
鱼骠焖排骨
(The collagen found in fish maw is one of the best foods to strengthen limbs & joints. It also improves “chi” and beautify one’s complexion)

Stewed Fish Maw with Pork Rib

Stir Fried Chinese Spinach with Wolfberry  
狗纪子炒苋菜

Double Boiled He Shou Wu Chicken Soup
何手乌鸡汤
(It benefits the liver & kidney, blackens the hair and defies aging)

Dinner
晚餐

Steamed Herbal Chicken Drumstick
药材蒸鸡腿
(Combination of herbs helps to heal and nourish the body)

Steamed Herbal Chicken Drumstick

Stir Fried Snow Peas with Shimeji Mushroom
日本菇炒荷兰豆
(Snow Peas is rich in vitamin C and fiber while Mushroom is a great source of vitamin A, C & K, folic acid and fiber)

Double Boiled Si Shen Pork Rib Soup
四神排骨湯
(It is very good for strengthening the digestion system and improving appetite. This soup is very mild and can be taken for long term)

Sunday
(星期七)

Lunch
午餐

Steamed Threadfin with Bean Sauce
豆酱蒸午鱼
(Good Source of protein, vitamins and minerals which are essential to maintain good health)

Stir Fried Kai Lan with Sliced Liver
猪肝炒芥兰
(It is a great vegetable for ladies who have just given birth as it can help replenish iron and calcium loss. while Liver helps to replenish iron)

Double Boiled White Fungus & Papaya Pork Rib Soup
白木耳木瓜排骨汤
(This is a light herbal tonic which has the effect of improving the general health of the new mother. It also serves to soothe the nerves so that the tired mother can have a good, sound sleep)

Double Boiled White Fungus and Papaya Pork Rib Soup

Dinner
晚餐

Braised Pork with Mushroom & Ginger
香菇老姜卤五花肉
(Pork provides good source of protein and iron. Sesame oil and ginger help drive out wind)

Pan Fried Egg with Long Bean
长豆煎蛋
(Long Bean is rich in vitamin A and enhances skin complexions)

Doubled Boiled Bei Qi Dan Sheng Black Chicken Soup
北芪党参黑鸡汤
(It improves digestive system and blood circulation to revitalize the body)

 

 

Week 2 & 4 Menu第二与四星期菜单
Monday
(星期一)

Lunch
午餐

Stir Fried Pork Tenderloin & Liver with Assorted Vegetable & Lemongrass
香茅杂菜炒猪腰肉和猪肝
(Pork tenderloin is low in fat yet high in protein and vitamin B while liver helps to replenish iron, lemongrass helps to flush out toxins)

Stir Fried Pork tenderloin and liver with assorted veg and lemongrass

Stir Fried Spinach with Ikan Bilis
江鱼仔炒菠菜
(Spinach has an extremely high nutritional value and is rich in antioxidants. It can help replenish lost iron and vitamin stores)

 

Double Boiled Lotus Root with Peanut & Discorea Yam Chicken Soup
莲藕花生淮山鸡汤
(Lotus Root harmonizes the spleen and stomach. It also improves appetite and blood circulation)

Double Boiled Lotus root with peanut and discorea yam pork rib soup

Dinner
晚餐

Grilled Salmon Fillet with Teriyaki
日式酱烤三文鱼
(Omega 3 fatty acid from Salmon is great for breast-feeding mother. Research has confirmed that adding EPA and DHA to the diet of pregnant women has a positive effect on visual and cognitive development of the baby)

Grilled salmon fillet with teriyaki sauce

Stir Fried Broccoli with Shimeji Mushroom, Black Fungus & Baby Corn
日本菇黑木耳玉米心炒西兰花
(While low in calories, Broccoli and Mushroom are a great source of vitamin A, C & K, Folic Acid and fiber)

Double Boiled Ba Zhen Pork Rib Soup
八珍补血补气排骨汤
(Stimulate the blood circulation and nourish the blood)

Tuesday
(星期二)

Lunch
午餐

Braised Chicken with Homemade Glutinous Wine
鸡酒
(Chicken wine is a masterpiece of Chinese cuisine. New mother is advised to drink chicken wine to promote blood circulation and invigorate the major organs in the body)

Braised Chicken with Homemade Glutinous Wine

Stir Fried Long Bean with Minced Pork
猪肉碎炒长豆
(Long Bean is rich in vitamin A and enhances skin complexions)

Double Boiled Six Herbs Pork Rib Soup
六味排骨汤
(Strengthening kidneys, relieving leucorrhea (which happens to women) and strengthening the spleen, regulating blood pressure. Good for stomach for those with poor appetites and helps with weak lungs)

Dinner
晚餐

Braised Vinegar Trotter with Egg (56)
猪脚醋鸡蛋
(Vinegar purifies the blood and cleanses the arties. The glutinous ligaments and collagen of the pig’s trotters are added to the dish to serve as a lubricant. It prevents vinegar being too acidic which may weaken the stomach)

Braised Vinegar Trotter with Egg.

Stir Fried Kai Lan with Sliced Sheng Yu
生鱼片炒芥兰
(It is a great vegetable for ladies who have just given birth as it can help replenish iron and calcium loss while Sheng Yu helps in the healing process, as it is very rich in albumin)

Stir Fried Kai Lan with sliced sheng yu

Double Boiled Hashima Black Chicken Soup
雪蛤黑鸡汤
(Contains 7 kinds of amino acids and improve the immune system. Good for blood circulation and skin complexion)

Wednesday
(星期三)

Lunch
午餐

Steamed Threadfin with Black Fungus & lily Bulb
金针黑木耳蒸午鱼
(Black Fungus is rich in proteins, vitamin D, B1, B2. It also improves the blood and blood circulation

Steamed Threadfin with Black Fungus & Lily Bulb

Stir Fried Snow Peas with Sliced Liver
猪肝炒荷兰豆
(Snow Peas is rich in vitamin C and fiber while Liver helps to replenish iron)

Stir Fried Snow Peas with Liver

Double Boiled Chicken Tea Soup
鸡茶汤
(This is a folk recipe passed down from the South Sung Dynasty. It benefits the kidneys, strengthens the vital energy (Qi) and reduces the cholesterol level)

 

Dinner
晚餐

Deep Fried Mid Wing with Rock Honey Sauce
冰糖密汁炸中翅
(Honey builds up immune system)

Stir Fried Spinach with Braised Chinese Mushroom
焖香菇粒炒菠菜
(Spinach has an extremely high nutritional value and is rich in antioxidants. It can help replenish lost iron and vitamin stores. Mushroom helps to restore new blood cell and protects you from develop anemia)

Double Boiled Raw Di Huang Pork Rib Soup
生地排骨药膳汤
(It clears heat, cools the blood and nourishes the yin. It cures constipation due to yin-asthenia or insufficient body fluid)

Thursday
(星期四)

Lunch
午餐

Grilled Chicken Chop with Black Pepper Sauce
黑胡椒烤鸡排
(Black Pepper is rich in potassium and helps to improve stomach’s ability to digest foods and promotes intestinal health)

Stir Fried Broccoli with Lotus Root & Assorted Vegetable
莲藕日本菇黑木耳炒西兰花
(Lotus root, rich in iron and copper helps in the production of red blood cell and increases blood flow)

Double Boiled Sweet Corn Lily Bulb Pork Rib Soup
玉米百合排骨汤

 

Dinner
晚餐

Stewed Fish Maw with Pork Rib
鱼骠焖排骨
(The collagen found in fish maw is one of the best foods to strengthen limbs & joints. Also, fish maw can improve “chi” and beautify one’s complexion)

Stewed Fish Maw with Pork Rib

Pan Fried Egg with Long Bean
长豆煎蛋
(Long Bean is rich in vitamin A and enhance skin complexions) 

Doubled Boiled Tian Ma Chicken Soup
天麻鸡汤
(It benefits the liver, expels wind, eases anxiety and tonifies the blood) 

Friday
(星期五)

Lunch
午餐

Braised Vinegar Trotter with Egg
猪脚醋鸡蛋
(Vinegar purifies the blood and cleanse the arties. The glutinous ligaments and collagen of the pig’s trotters are added to the dish to serve as a lubricant. It prevents vinegar being too acidic which may weaken the stomach)

Braised Vinegar Trotter with Egg.

Stir Fried Chinese Spinach with Wolfberry  
狗纪子炒苋菜

Double Boiled American Ginseng & Carrot Black Chicken Soup
花旗参红罗卜黑鸡汤
(It clears heat, tonifies the Qi & blood)

Double Boiled American Ginseng & Carrot Black Chicken Soup

Dinner
晚餐

Steamed Threadfin with Bean Sauce
豆酱蒸午鱼
(Good Source of protein, vitamins and minerals which are essential to maintain good health)

Stir Fried Snow Peas with Sliced Chicken
鸡肉片炒荷兰豆
(Snow Peas is rich in vitamin C and fiber while Sliced Chicken is a great source of protein)

 

Double Boiled Du Zhong Pork Rib Soup
杜仲补腰排骨汤
(Eucommia Bark is one of the best herbs for strengthening the kidneys. It also helps to lower blood pressure and beneficial to those who suffer from high blood pressure during pregnancy)

 

Saturday
(星期六)

Lunch
午餐

Steamed Herbal Chicken Drumstick
药材蒸鸡腿
(Combination of herbs helps to heal and nourish the body)

Steamed Herbal Chicken Drumstick

Stir Fried Kai Lan with Sliced Sheng Yu
生鱼片炒芥兰
(It is a great vegetable for ladies who have just given birth as it can help replenish iron and calcium loss while Sheng Yu helps in the healing process, as it is very rich in albumin)

Stir Fried Kai Lan with sliced sheng yu

Fish Tail & Papaya Soup
鱼尾木瓜汤
(The sap from the papaya and protein from the fish enriches the milk glands. Drinking this soup helps to fill up your natural milk reservoir)

Fish Tail & Papaya Soup

Dinner
晚餐

Fried Rice with Chicken Ham, Egg & Shredded Ginger
姜丝火腿鸡肉炒饭
(This nourishing dish includes both big protein and carbohydrate groups while ginger gives it that additional wellness bonus)

Pork Chop Deluxe
麻油姜片排骨王
(Sesame oil prevents “wind” in the body, improves blood circulation and vitality)

Assorted Beans Chicken Soup
杂豆鸡湯

 

 

Sunday
(星期七)

Lunch
午餐

Deep Fried Threadfin with Sweet & Sour Sauce
酸甜酱炸午鱼
(Good Source of protein, vitamins and minerals which are essential to maintain good health)

Steamed Silky Egg with Minced Pork
猪肉碎蒸滑蛋
(Good source of protein and minerals such as zinc, iron and copper)

Doubled Boiled Bei Qi Dan Sheng Black Chicken Soup
北芪党参黑鸡汤
(It improves digestive system and blood circulation to revitalize the body)

Dinner
晚餐

Braised Chicken Drumstick with Preserved Vegetable
梅菜焖鸡腿
(A dish that has been prepared the traditional way. The preserved veg has been braised for hours before adding in the drumstick to absorb all the favor)

Braised Sesame Chicken

Stir Fried Broccoli with Sheng Yu
生鱼片炒西兰花
(It is a great vegetable for ladies who have just given birth as it can help replenish iron and calcium loss while Sheng Yu helps in the healing process as it is very rich in albumin) 

Stir Fried Broccoli w Braised Mushroom

Ba Kut Teh Pig’s Tripe Soup
肉骨茶猪肚汤
(This traditional soup contain varies herbs which promote blood circulation and drive out wind)

Pig tripe peppercorn soup