Singapore Cooks

Dietitian makes healthy food yummy by adding colour

Ms Wong Yuefen prepares the Rainbow Brown Rice Salad for her family at least once a month.
Ms Wong Yuefen prepares the Rainbow Brown Rice Salad for her family at least once a month.ST PHOTOS: HEDY KHOO
Ms Wong Yuefen prepares the Rainbow Brown Rice Salad for her family at least once a month.
Ms Wong Yuefen prepares the Rainbow Brown Rice Salad for her family at least once a month.ST PHOTOS: HEDY KHOO

Senior dietitian Wong Yuefen made the Rainbow Brown Rice Salad colourful to appeal to people who dislike the grain

She created the wholegrain dish to encourage her patients to eat healthier, but Rainbow Brown Rice Salad has since become a favourite with this dietitian's family.

Ms Wong Yuefen, 36, a senior dietitian at the National Healthcare Group Polyclinics (NHGP), developed the recipe in 2009, a year after she joined the healthcare group.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on April 22, 2018, with the headline 'Making healthy food yummy'. Print Edition | Subscribe