What’s On : Overindulged? Start 2018 the right way with these 7 super salads

Want to get healthy and sort out your diet this year? The good news is you don’t have to stick to bowls of lettuce when dining out in Abu Dhabi if you’re trying to lose weight. Here’s some of the most colorful, creative and tasty bowls of veg you can get in the capital, all tested and approved by Team What’s On

 

Basiligo is a delivery service based in Mussafah that has recently opened its first branch proper in Abu Dhabi, on Reem Island. The emphasis here is on healthy dishes and clean eating, and they do a mean salad. We’re …Read More

BASILIGO – STAY HEALTHY WITH WEQAYA

“Weqaya” comes from the Arabic word meaning “Prevention”. It is a preventative programme o­ered by the Health Authority – Abu Dhabi at licensed healthcare centres to all U.A.E. nationals holding a Thiqa insurance card, aged 18 years and above.

The Health Authority Abu Dhabi, in cooperation with Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority, has launched the “Weqaya’ (Protection) program which aims to increase public awareness about food options from restaurants’ menus and food stores. Health Authority – Abu Dhabi conducted a questionnaire in one of the participating restaurant that included 124 customers. 71% of the participants stated in the questionnaire that they are …Read More

LivFit : 10 HEALTHY MEALS AT YOUR DOORSTEP!

Basiligo is a gourmet food service based in Abu Dhabi. They have a seasonally rotating menu with meals made from natural ingredients. They also have daily and weekly menus that feature only locally sourced ingredients. Basiligo’s regular menu includes breakfast, salads, soups, sides and a beverage. Customers can order it fresh and have it delivered on the day. A range of meal plans is currently in the works.

LivFit : 10 HEALTHY MEALS AT YOUR DOORSTEP!

Desert & Dates : Basiligo, live deliciously in Abu Dhabi

Basiligo is a food delivery service in Abu Dhabi that offers healthy food at affordable prices. All of the dishes are made from scratch with different options for everyone: dairy free, gluten free, low carb, low cholesterol, nut free, paleo, vegan, vegetarian and weqaya. I am especially excited about all their plant-based options. It is possible to place an order that will arrive within 60-90 minutes or to order meals in advance for the week.

 

Desert & Dates : Artcile

ACTVET : Health Fitness Fun Festival

Under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women’s Union,
Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation and President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and
Childhood, the Abu Dhabi Center for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (ACTVET) is happy to announce the launch of the 6th edition of Health and Fitness Fun Festival that will take place throughout the UAE during the month of March 2017.
At ACTVET we believe that living healthier is bound to make us more energetic, extra productive and thus happier. Our goal is not only to equip …Read More

What’s On : Here are the 20 best things we’ve eaten in Abu Dhabi so far in 2016

Once in a while, team What’s On likes to order a fancy lunch to be delivered to our office, but we’re also keen for it to be healthy. Step forward Basiligo, with its ever-changing menu of healthy dishes. Our favourite? The ludicrously tasty kale salad with quinoa, pistachios and pomegranate seeds.

Mussafah, Abu Dhabi, Sat to Thur 10am to 10pm, Dhs25 to Dhs70. Tel: (02) 5530049. basiligo.ae

 

Here are the 20 best things we’ve eaten in Abu Dhabi so far in 2016

UAE- Providers of healthy food options honoured at SIAL Middle East

ABU DHABI, 7th December, 2016 (WAM) — During their participation at SIAL Middle East, the Health Authority – Abu Dhabi (HAAD), the regulator of the healthcare sector in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, and Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (ADFCA), held an awards ceremony in recognition of the efforts of entities that implemented the “Weqaya Food Specifications” across the Emirate of Abu Dhabi in 2016. The specifications stipulate strict standards for the amount of calories, salt, fat and sugar permitted in food, among other specifications.

Food items that follow the “Weqaya Food Specifications” are allowed to carry the Weqaya logo. The …Read More

Health Authority : During SIAL Middle East 2016 HAAD & ADFCA Recognize Abu Dhabi Entities for Offering Healthy Food Options

During their participation at SIAL Middle East, the Health Authority – Abu Dhabi (HAAD), the regulator of the healthcare sector in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, and Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (ADFCA) held an awards ceremony in recognition of the efforts of entities that implemented the “Weqaya Food Specifications” across the Emirate of Abu Dhabi in 2016. The specifications stipulate strict standards for the amount of calories, salt, fat and sugar permitted in food, among other specifications.

Food items that follow the “Weqaya Food Specifications” are allowed to carry the Weqaya logo. The logo is a heart shape encircling the …Read More

Pink organic coconut water! New beverages launched!

That’s wild! Pink coconut water? But how you ask? The coconut water is pink because it is not chemically treated. According to the FAO research from the United Nations, the turning pink of the coconut water is due to phenolic-antioxidant compounds that naturally occur in plants: these phenolic-antioxidant compounds are reacting with the enzymes of the coconut water. Different varieties of coconuts contain different levels of phenolic-antioxidant compounds. The Fragrant variety of the Thai coconuts that are used for this coconut water is particularly rich as far as these organic antioxidants compounds are concerned. The young Thai coconuts (with soft …Read More

Celebrating vegan lifestyle through our new fall delicious dishes

“Going vegan” does not have to be an extreme lifestyle change. Basiligo’s team carefully crafted vegan dishes that are hearty with lots of healthy fats and vegetable sources of protein in order to leave you leaving full all day and not feel you are eating a special diet. Homemade cashew cream is our newest addition. We make it from scratch with wholesome cashews made into a creamy consistency to pair with our Vegan Caesar Salad. Not the typical Caesar salad, but satisfies the craving for the perfect blend of chickpeas, crunchy baby gem lettuce, cashew cream, bursts of capers, and …Read More

What’s On : Eating like a caveman? Here are the city’s best paleo-friendly spots

The caveman diet is growing in popularity in the city. Here’s our guide to where to go if you want to shun grains and dairy for more veggies, nuts and meats.

Atkins, gluten-free and low fat – there are plenty of diet plans you can try in the UAE, but another is growing in popularity all across the seven emirates. The Paleolithic diet, known as paleo, is based on one simply idea – we should eat the simple, unprocessed foods humans used to eat thousands of years ago when we were cavemen (and ladies). Put simply, veg, fruit, nuts and meat are …Read More

Need healthy food for your meetings?

Need healthy food for your meetings?

 

Now launched for online ordering – healthy catering for your meetings or small gatherings. All available through the catering tab at the top. Healthy options are all made from scratch with no preservatives, no added sugar, no additives. Basiligo’s chef’s slow cook all their dishes to take care of the organic and fresh ingredients.

 

All items are delivered in an eco-friendly kraft packaging that is attractive and ready to serve to your guests. Delicious choices include Superfood breakfast cups to boost performance throughout your day! Energy Protein Pots – so your team doesn’t have that …Read More

Basiligo : World Diabetes Day

Basiligo creates healthy food everyday for you lots of high fiber and all slow release whole wheat pasta

Helicoptermommy : Review; Healthy Cooking Meals

Before the summer break starts and my family and I leave for our holiday, I was happy to organised yet another fruitful event held at Hacker Kitchens. Last Saturday’s cooking event was characterized by an active live cooking session, where the attendees were able to learn a couple of different recipes and prepare sushi burrito rolls!

Chef Thilan, from Basiligo, demonstrated and gave us exact measurements needed to prepare a fresh tasty Kale Salad filled with nutritious and healthy ingredients! We also learned how to prepare a healthy kid’s meal by using broccoli as the main ingredient. Finally, while listening to …Read More

Time Out : Mobile Restaurant Features

Bored of the canteen? Basiligo delivers fresh, gourmet office lunches in Abu Dhabi. Thanks to an innovative online ordering system, their food delivery in Abu Dhabi is healthier and more convenient than ever. The healthy meals are made from scratch, according to a rotating weekly menu, that you can have delivered directly to your desk. This means you won’t find yourself in a rut eating the same thing day in and day out. Have a craving? Not to worry – they also reserve a list of customer favourites that are readily available for lunch delivery. An easy filtering system allows …Read More

Yalla : Really living deliciously with Basiligo

A few weeks ago, the Yalla team, busy as ever, decided to have a team meeting over lunch. Instead of one of us doing our normal last minute empty the fridge salads or bringing in sandwiches, we decided to treat ourselves to lunch delivered by Basiligo. And billing themselves as ‘Living Deliciously’ is, we are delighted to say, completely and utterly true. Lunch was a real treat and here’s why.

Having good appetites and wanting to sample the different types of food that Basiligo offer we had delivered:

• Kale Salad with quinoa, pistachios and pomegranate seeds
• Spicy Thai basil chicken curry with coconut lemongrass …Read More

That Fitness Journey : My Week with Basiligo…

Recently, I was invited to try out a new online-ordering concept in Abu Dhabi.

Now, never in my life have I seen so many food delivery scooters as I do here in Abu Dhabi. Maybe I haven’t noticed it before – but there is a CRAZY amount of people ordering out, whether it be for lunch in the office or dinner after work.

When I think food delivery, I generally think unhealthy, processed rubbish that I just wouldn’t bother ordering. But Basiligo really caught my interest:

Changing Menus: Basiligo changes their menu daily, with new dishes popping up each week

Ingredients: You can find the …Read More

Time Out : Healthy food delivery in Abu Dhabi

Bored of the canteen? Basiligo delivers fresh, gourmet office lunches in Abu Dhabi. Thanks to an innovative online ordering system, their food delivery in Abu Dhabi is healthier and more convenient than ever. The healthy meals are made from scratch, according to a rotating weekly menu, that you can have delivered directly to your desk. This means you won’t find yourself in a rut eating the same thing day in and day out. Have a craving? Not to worry – they also reserve a list of customer favourites that are readily available for lunch delivery. An easy filtering system allows …Read More

The National : New bites on the block: three new healthy cafes to try

The menu includes gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan options, with calorie and nutritional information for each dish. There is no MSG, no preservatives and no artificial colouring in any of the dishes, and locally-farmed produce is used whenever available.

Corrado, a member of the Slow Food Organization (a global grass roots organisation that works to protect local food cultures and traditions, focusing on good, clean and fair food), says: “We do not take shortcuts for the base ingredients to maximise the flavour in our recipes. With sturdy base ingredients, I create flavour profiles that I feel are delicious, healthy, and will …Read More

FACT Abu Dhabi February 2016

It’s the official month of love and we’re treating all you ladies and fellas to some mega date game! Dinners, staycations, spa escapes, gifts, and so much more awaits your Valentine this month. Then there’s your usual dose of arts, culture, travel, tech, fashion, motoring and all the best happenings in Abu Dhabi! Enjoy…

 

FACT Abu Dhabi February 2016

Time Out : Healthy Abu Dhabi – Low Calorie Dishes

Ba siligo This online gourmet kitchen offers healthy and wholesome dishes that cater to a range of dietary restrictions (vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, etc.) that will be delivered straight to your door. While the menu changes every couple of weeks, the website lists nutritional information (and calorie counts) for each item. Try the moreish cumin-spiced Marrakesh carrots that are chock full of cannellini beans, pomegranates and feta cheese (336 cal), the roasted sweet potato salad with kale and hunks of almond and hazelnuts (392 cal) or the roasted zucchini quinoa bowl (314 cal). a Mussafah, Abu Dhabi, Sun to Thur, deliveries …Read More

Abu Dhabi Confidential : BRAND NEW START-UP FOCUSING ON HEALTHY GOURMET FOOD DELIVERY IN ABU DHABI

Working in an office and often struggling on where to order a healthy lunch in Abu Dhabi? Well, our latest pick is definitely one to share. Basiligo is a brand new website proposing customers to order healthy options at lunchtime in Abu Dhabi.

Their website moto “Fresh, wholesome meals in a click to your desk” reflects well the principles behind their concept as their deliveries are limited to weekdays only, between 11am and 6pm. Here is our feedback about our team’s successful first experience.

A BRAND NEW START-UP FOCUSING ON HEALTHY GOURMET FOOD DELIVERY IN ABU DHABI

 

What’s On : Check out the newly launched online gourmet kitchen Basiligo

Check out the newly launched online gourmet kitchen Basiligo to order meals such as baby asparagus and bean salad.

Mussafah, Abu Dhabi, Sun to Thur, deliveries from 11am to 4pm. Tel: (02) 5530049.basiligo.ae
Basiligo Order in: Check out the newly launched online gourmet kitchen Basiligo

Basiligo: where your next workday lunch is coming from

New on Abu Dhabi’s food scene is Basiligo, an ingenious service that brings freshly made, high quality lunches direct to your desk at the office. You can order on the day, or check the daily menus and order in advance for the week ahead – all online and in hour-long delivery slots. Prices range from a reasonable 35Dhs up to 70Dhs for cooked meals with sides.

 

Basiligo: where your next workday lunch is coming from

Hello Abu Dhabi !

Hi Abu Dhabi!

 

Welcome to our blog and little corner of healthy deliciousness. Our team’s goal is to deliver to you healthy, clean, and delicious food that tastes like home cooking. We started a few months ago in Abu Dhabi and thank you to all of our loyal customers and also those who have given us a taste. Thank you for your feedback, invaluable insights, and helping us to grow to be better. Starting a small business in Abu Dhabi is challenge but we aim to keep improving!

 

Over the next few posts, I aim to open the discussion about …Read More

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