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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 Recipes: 3 Easy Quinoa Salads

Green Queen Recipes: 3 Easy Quinoa Salads

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In this day and age, many of us can get so caught up in our busy lives that we are constantly chasing our tails trying to get through our long to-do lists- it feels like there is no time to do important things like cook. But study after study shows that people who eat home-cooked […]

Perfect Banana Buckwheat Pancakes – Vegan & GF

Perfect Banana Buckwheat Pancakes – Vegan & GF

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We know what you’re thinking. These pancakes don’t look particularly appetizing. Unusually dark, almost burnt like– they are not the most attractive but we took that as motivation to adorn these delicious flapjacks with the most colorful and vibrant splashes of fruit colors: in this case, richly red strawberries and sunset orange passion fruit. The options are […]

Eco Insights: Make A Date With Nature At HK Perma Club

Eco Insights: Make A Date With Nature At HK Perma Club

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Humans have been working for thousands of years to enhance our natural surroundings and engineer the world around us, especially when it comes to agriculture and food production. In more recent years, a few wise folks have realized that instead of trying to fight nature, much could be gained from designs and philosophies that work with nature, […]

100% Vegan, 100% Gluten-Free, 100% Refined Sugar-Free, 100% Addictive Almond Granola Recipe

100% Vegan, 100% Gluten-Free, 100% Refined Sugar-Free, 100% Addictive Almond Granola Recipe

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Be gone box of cereal with your ridiculous amounts of sugar! Be gone highly processed grains! Be gone additives and preservatives! Today we share with you an addictive homemade almond granola perfect for breakfast, snacking and even post dinner parfaits. In fact, we are snacking on these crispy morsels as we type this! The best thing […]

Green Queen Living: Wet Market Series Part 5 – Guide to Chinese Tofu Products (Dou Fu)

Green Queen Living: Wet Market Series Part 5 – Guide to Chinese Tofu Products (Dou Fu)

Fried Tofu

The Chinese have been making and consuming tofu in all its various forms for more than a thousand years! Tofu, also known as beancurd, is made from soya beans. High in protein, low in fat, and most of all, relatively cheap when compared to other protein sources- tofu is a nutritional powerhouse that doesn’t send […]

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 Foodie: BeLive By The Sea by Rawthentic Food – A Gastrawnomic Feast

Green Queen Foodie: BeLive By The Sea by Rawthentic Food – A Gastrawnomic Feast

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“Start with what you have.” Raw vegan Chef Priscilla Soligo of Rawthentic Food makes you feel like you can whip up the raw gourmet delights she so effortlessly creates with whatever is lying around in your pantry. Chef P, as she is known around town, is a natural born teacher, her far and wide ranging knowledge of […]

Green Queen Loves: Crave Healthy Food – HK’s 360° Health and Wellness Solution

Green Queen Loves: Crave Healthy Food – HK’s 360° Health and Wellness Solution

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 It is really tough to change your health paradigm. It’s hard to find the time. It’s hard to find the space. It’s hard to find the discipline.    Should you work on fitness or diet? Getting a trainer is very helpful and motivating but what should you eat while you are training? And what exercise program makes […]

Green Queen Heroes: Punam Chopra of Spicebox Organics

Green Queen Heroes: Punam Chopra of Spicebox Organics

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Tell us a little bit about yourself. I have been in the health and fitness industry for most of my life. I started one of the first women’s health and fitness centers in New Delhi, India 20 years ago and hosted my own fitness show on television. Following this experience, I went to Canada to […]

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 Exclusive: Mango Menus’ GF & Vegan School Packed Lunch Planners – Week 4

Green Queen Exclusive: Mango Menus’ GF & Vegan School Packed Lunch Planners – Week 4

GF & Vegan School Packed Lunch Planners

Week 4 is the final installment in Helen Scott of Mango Menus‘ Gluten Free & Vegan school packed lunch menu planners series. We hope these have made your lives easier. The ideas are so great and so easy to make feel free to use them for your busy hubby too or why not take them to office yourself?   If […]

Green Queen Loves: Lunchin’ with Something Fresh (Currently On Hiatus)

Green Queen Loves: Lunchin’ with Something Fresh (Currently On Hiatus)

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NOTE: Something Fresh is currently on hiatus.    Last time we spoke to you about Something Fresh, they were newly launched and offering the busiest amongst us a great solution for a healthy vegan or vegetarian dinner. Their colorful meal kits with step by step instructions make us feel like a proper Chef in our […]

Green Queen Exclusive: Mango Menus’ GF & Vegan School Packed Lunch Planners – Week 3

Green Queen Exclusive: Mango Menus’ GF & Vegan School Packed Lunch Planners – Week 3

GF & Vegan School Packed Lunch Planners

It’s Week 3 and Helen Scott of Mango Menus is still going strong with creative and easy Gluten Free & Vegan to make ideas for the kids’ packed lunches to bring to school.    Helen is offering Green Queen fans  HKD 300 off her normally priced HKD 950 consultations, email her at mangomenus@gmail.com and use voucher code […]

Green Queen Exclusive: Mango Menus’ GF & Vegan School Packed Lunch Planners – Week 2

Green Queen Exclusive: Mango Menus’ GF & Vegan School Packed Lunch Planners – Week 2

GF & Vegan School Packed Lunch Planners

Week 2 of the fabulously simple & healthy GF and vegan school menu planners for busy parents. Easy for mom, easy for the helper. Like last week, the first is Gluten-Free and one is Vegan- perfect for kiddies with allergies and who need to follow special diets. Also provided are handy shopping tips.    For bespoke menus to address […]

Green Queen Exclusive: Mango Menus’ GF & Vegan School Packed Lunch Planners – Week 1

Green Queen Exclusive: Mango Menus’ GF & Vegan School Packed Lunch Planners – Week 1

GF & Vegan School Packed Lunch Planners

Created by avid home chef Helen Scott, Mango Menus is a brand new Hong Kong-based foodie website jam-packed with recipes, a food blog and handy menu planning for families. School packed lunch planners are a part of this, and Green Queen is thrilled to share the ones below.    In Part 1 of this exciting series, […]

Green Queen’s Last Minute Xmas Food Guide

Green Queen’s Last Minute Xmas Food Guide

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Only 5 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 […]

Green Queen Loves: Have you had your Green Vitamin today?

Green Queen Loves: Have you had your Green Vitamin today?

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Have you heard of Green Vitamin? If not, then you are seriously missing out. The up and coming health food company is fast becoming Hong Kong’s premier innovator of super living foods. What started out as a one man wheatgrass selling company has now transformed into a wide selection of products. Green Vitamin pioneered local, organic […]

Green Queen Recommends: 10 Reasons Why You Need to Try Something Fresh (Currently On Hiatus)

Green Queen Recommends: 10 Reasons Why You Need to Try Something Fresh (Currently On Hiatus)

Something Fresh

NOTE: Something Fresh is currently on hiatus.    1. The team was born and bred in Hong Kong and they started the brand here: support local business! 2. They help make the world better: they are 100% vegetarian. Make it a Meatless Monday every day! 3. Their packaging is green! 100% recycled paper box, card and corn […]

Green Queen Heroes: An Interview with Peggy Chan of Grassroots Pantry

Green Queen Heroes: An Interview with Peggy Chan of Grassroots Pantry

Grassroots Pantry

We are so excited to present our brand new series: Hong Kong Green Heroes! We will be showcasing the talented and relentless individuals who are helping to make our hometown a greener, cleaner, kinder place to live and giving us eco warriors more accessible options! In our inaugural interview, Chef Peggy Chan shares herself with […]

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

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

The Herbivores

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. […]

Green Queen Living: Take Back Control Over Your Mouthful

Green Queen Living: Take Back Control Over Your Mouthful

Forks over Knives

Just watched the incredibly inspiring and informational new documentary Forks and Knives last night and was once again reminded about how important it is for us to educate ourselves about our food and eating choices.

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