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Beef & Lamb – The Whole Grass Vs Grain Fed Debate

Beef & Lamb – The Whole Grass Vs Grain Fed Debate

If you have shopped for beef or lamb recently, you have noticed the sheer prevalence of labels popping up on various types of meat. Should you go for Australian grain-fed beef or Welsh organic lamb? What do all of these labels mean for you and your family? Green Queen is here to help and below is an overview of the Continue Reading …

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

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 Continue Reading …

The EWG’s 2014 Clean Fifteen & Dirty Dozen Roundup

The EWG’s 2014 Clean Fifteen & Dirty Dozen Roundup

We all want to eat more organic fruits and vegetables. Unfortunately, shopping in the organic aisle is difficult and costly. How can we make smarter choices about what we eat? The Environmental Working Group (EWG) is here to help. The US-based NGO seeks to inform the public and empower us to shop smart. Every year they release The Clean Continue Reading …

Green Living: Eco Habits Tried & Tested by Caroline Roy

Green Living: Eco Habits Tried & Tested by Caroline Roy

An earlier version of this post was published on Apronto’s Blog.    A full year after embarking on my 100 days of self study, here are the habits that worked for me and that I stuck with: truly tested every day behaviors. They include, without wanting to belabor these points: saving energy & water at home, refraining from Continue Reading …

Green Queen Loves: Eat Fresh Organic e-GreenGrocery Delivery

Green Queen Loves: Eat Fresh Organic e-GreenGrocery Delivery

If you haven’t heard of Eat Fresh yet, you must be living under a (proverbial) organic rock. Originally a mom trio who wanted to organize local & organic veggie deliveries, Eat Fresh is now a powerhouse of organic grocery shopping run by Mia Man, a Certified Plant-based Food Chef and Board Certified Health Coach, and Martina Continue Reading …

Eco Insights: The ABCs of Green Vocabulary Part I

Eco Insights: The ABCs of Green Vocabulary Part I

In the green world, we bandy about so many terms, it’s hard to know what each of them mean. Examples like sustainable, organic, fair trade, green, eco-friendly- sometimes it sounds like they all mean the same thing. What do they all mean exactly? Some terms have technical meanings. Some are backed up by regulatory and Continue Reading …

Green Queen’s Last Minute Xmas Food Guide 2013

Green Queen’s Last Minute Xmas Food Guide 2013

Only a few more days until it is officially Christmas but really only 1 more day until most of us take time off and enjoy the holiday festivities. Spending time with family and friends is the best part of course, right after stuffing your face with delicious holiday food & drink! For the super green procrastinators Continue Reading …

Green Queen’s Definitive Guide to Kale in Hong Kong

Green Queen’s Definitive Guide to Kale in Hong Kong

What do Snoop dog, Michael Jordan, Bill Clinton and Gordon Ramsay  have in common?  They are all less popular Google searches than kale!    Seems like everyone in Hong Kong wants to be a kaleista these days! Green Queen gets kale related questions so often that we decided to dedicate a whole post to the Continue Reading …

Eco Insights: A Wake-Up Story

Eco Insights: A Wake-Up Story

Even if you are completely uninterested in the organic movement and the word green is just a colour to you, this short video by Healthy Child Healthy World, a non profit dedicated to protecting children from harmful chemicals, will undoubtedly move you. Even if you don’t have kids. I first watched it on green-proofer and Continue Reading …

The Clean Fifteen & The Dirty Dozen 2013 Edition

The Clean Fifteen & The Dirty Dozen 2013 Edition

Most of us have probably hear the word organic a lot these days. Some of us might already be striving towards 100% organic diets while others- most of us I suspect- feel guilty every time we reach for the regular broccoli in the produce isle of the supermarket. It isn’t easy to eat and buy organic. Continue Reading …