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Green Queen Recipes: Quinoa Craze – 3 Fabulous New Ideas Including Addictive Quinoa Sushi

Green Queen Recipes: Quinoa Craze – 3 Fabulous New Ideas Including Addictive Quinoa Sushi

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We’re still on the quinoa bandwagon. Last week we gave you three quinoa salad ideas. This week, we share a quinoa recipe for breakfast, lunch AND dinner. More fodder for your quinoa repertoire! Don’t feel obligated to have them all in a day (although we couldn’t resist!) – go ahead and spread them out throughout […]

Green Queen Foodie: Ali Oli Bakery Cafe – A Healthy Eating Oasis in Kwun Tong

Green Queen Foodie: Ali Oli Bakery Cafe – A Healthy Eating Oasis in Kwun Tong

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If you know of Ali Oli Bakery Cafe, then you’ll know it’s an institution for serving up European and Western baked goods in Hong Kong. In fact they’re longstanding bakery of 25 years based in Sai Kung, is popular for their extensive product list serving favorites such as their sausage rolls, cottage pies and some […]

Green Queen Living: How to Get Your Family To Eat Healthier Foods by Karin Reiter

Green Queen Living: How to Get Your Family To Eat Healthier Foods by Karin Reiter

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As a mother of two, one of my biggest pleasures in life is feeding my kids nutritious meals. Unfortunately, it’s not always easy! Kids have minds of their own and are not always interested in steamed vegetables and quinoa. However, through experience and trial and error, I have found some ways to get my little […]

Green Queen Living: Staying Healthy While You Travel by Karin Reiter

Green Queen Living: Staying Healthy While You Travel by Karin Reiter

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In the second installment of her Green Queen series, Karin Reiter of Nuritious n Delicious shares her travel tips with us.  A frequent flyer and yet, she manages to stay healthy by adhering to good habits, which she outlines for us here.    Without access to your kitchen, personal trainer and morning green smoothie, your […]

Green Queen Living: Top 10 Tips for Eating Clean on a Budget

Green Queen Living: Top 10 Tips for Eating Clean on a Budget

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It can be a challenge to make healthy, clean eating choices in Hong Kong. It’s always been hard to buy clean food and choose responsibly sourced items from a restaurant menu, though there is some real progress on these fronts. We now have over 100 organic farms in the territory and it feels like a new farm-to-table […]

A Soup, A Salad & A Sweet, 3 Healthy Easy Recipes by Ola Huna

A Soup, A Salad & A Sweet, 3 Healthy Easy Recipes by Ola Huna

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It’s hard to find time to cook at home so it’s important to be armed with easy-to-follow healthy and delicious recipes. Blogger Nicole Lana Lee from uber healthy food site Ola Huna has designed a complete meal from appetizer to dessert that takes an hour or less to prepare! Each dish contains superfood ingredients that […]

Green Queen Recommends: Hong Kong’s Latest Healthy Foodie Additions

Green Queen Recommends: Hong Kong’s Latest Healthy Foodie Additions

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Wow there is so much happening on the Hong Kong health food scene it is kinda amazing!  Superfoods to Go The first brand of raw superfood blended drinks has arrived! Pure Swell has a range of six delicious blends including coconut water based Hydrate, greens-packed Detox and cacao infused Pick Me Up. Founder Allison Li […]

Green Queen Recommends: Green Guide Hong Kong Highlights for the HK Hub

Green Queen Recommends: Green Guide Hong Kong Highlights for the HK Hub

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Note: This post was previously published on the HK Hub. Back in 2007, when I first adopted a greener lifestyle, Hong Kong was only beginning its green awakening. The list of green products and service was short enough that I could keep adding to it in a little notebook I kept in my purse. Eventually […]

Green Queen Recommends: An Update on HK’s Eco Foodie Scene

Green Queen Recommends: An Update on HK’s Eco Foodie Scene

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Happy New Year to all Green Hong Kongers! May your 2013 be filled with joy, good health and as a green as possible! Just a quick update on some fantastic new additions to the locavore, raw and organic Hong Kong foodie scene. If you haven’t been to Grassroots Pantry, it’s time to pencil it in. […]

An Easy & Healthy Halloween Recipe

An Easy & Healthy Halloween Recipe

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One of Green Queen’s favorite recipe sites ever is Elana’s Pantry. This wonderful, delicious and easy to make recipe comes straight from Elena Amsterdam’s fabulous blog. Orange Chocolate Coconut Clusters 2 cups dark chocolate chips 1 teaspoon orange extract 1 cup almonds, toasted then coarsely chopped 1 cup toasted unsweetened shredded coconut    Toast the coconut and the nuts. […]

Green Queen Living: 10 Reasons to Adopt Green Halloween

Green Queen Living: 10 Reasons to Adopt Green Halloween

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In a earlier post, Green Queen introduced the Green Halloween movement. We simply love it! Here, 10 reasons why Green Halloween is the right choice  for your body and for the planet. Or, 10 facts to spout to your friends and family when they ask why you are joining Green Halloween! 1) Processed candy is […]

Eco Insights: Make Meatless Mondays Part of Your Life

Eco Insights: Make Meatless Mondays Part of Your Life

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New week, new health habit? Do you find yourself making promises to yourself on Sunday night about certain health habits you need to improve? Do you vow to cut out sugar/coffee/gluten? Do you pre-pack your gym bag, swearing to yourself that this week, you WILL become a Body Pump regular? Why set yourself up for […]

Green Queen Living: The Green Halloween Movement

Green Queen Living: The Green Halloween Movement

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It’s that time of the year again. Pumpkins and skeletons seem to pop up everywhere. Supermarkets are pushing sweets, candies and chocolates. Party invites flood your inbox. You feel compelled to dress up in strange costumes. It’s Halloween of course. The one day a year we encourage kids to stuff their little faces with sugar-filled […]

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