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Eco Insights: Why Are Fruits So Misunderstood? A Scientist Explains All Things Fruit

Eco Insights: Why Are Fruits So Misunderstood? A Scientist Explains All Things Fruit

Domestic Strawberries and Wild Strawberries

Fruits are natural, nutritious and delicious right? This is what we have been taught. But what is a exactly is a fruit? And why are they so yummy, exactly? Green Queen clears up common misunderstandings after an in-depth chat with our friendly resident scientist, Karen Stollberger.    What is a fruit, exactly?  Biologically, a fruit is […]

Green Queen Living: Wet Market Series Part 3 – Guide to Chinese Root & Tuber Vegetables (Gan)

Green Queen Living: Wet Market Series Part 3 – Guide to Chinese Root & Tuber Vegetables (Gan)

Wet Market Root Vegetables

Missing the dozens of varieties of potatoes you used for your spud-tastic recipes back home? Why not give these Asian starch stars below a try? They make great and nutritious substitutes for the ol’ spud and with our guide, using them at home is easy!   Lotus Root – Lin Ngau   This yellowish white […]

Eco Insights: Save Your Veggies – How To Reduce Produce Waste

Eco Insights: Save Your Veggies – How To Reduce Produce Waste

Spoilt Veggies

Food waste is a huge problem globally-over 30% of all food produced is wasted across the planet. Be part of the solution with our our useful ideas for how to make use of everything in your fridge and how to avoid food waste, especially the expensive produce kind.   Got herbs?  It’s happened to all of […]

Green Queen Living: The EWG’s 2014 Clean Fifteen & Dirty Dozen Roundup

Green Queen Living: The EWG’s 2014 Clean Fifteen & Dirty Dozen Roundup

Farmers Market

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 […]

Green Queen Loves: Eat Fresh Organic e-GreenGrocery Delivery

Green Queen Loves: Eat Fresh Organic e-GreenGrocery Delivery

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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 […]

Eco Insights: The Clean Fifteen & The Dirty Dozen

Eco Insights: The Clean Fifteen & The Dirty Dozen

Clean Fifteen and Dirty Dozen

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. […]

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