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4 Vegan Summer Smoothie Recipes To Boost Your Day

2 Mins Read Hong Kong summers mean high temps, too much humidity and lots of dehydration (so make sure you are constantly downing water, from your reusable bottle natch). It’s also that time of the year when your body naturally veers towards lighter meals. Smoothies are the perfect way to ingest your vitamins and nutrients while giving your […]

10 Healthy Plant-Based Breakfast Ideas You Will Love

4 Mins Read What better way is there to kickstart your day with a nutritious yet delicious breakfast meal to ensure that you’re keeping well inside and out? Plus – all of these recipes are plant-based, which means they are both healthy and environmentally friendly. Below, 10 of our favourite vegan breakfast ideas that we just know you’ll […]

10 Asian Vegan Breakfast Recipes, From Cauli Banh Mi To Kimchi Pancakes

4 Mins Read There’s a Russian proverb that goes something like this: “Eat breakfast alone, share lunch with friends and give your dinner to your enemies.” Not sure about the dinner part, but sometimes it’s nice to treat yo-self before you start your day (there’s a reason we all love Sunday brunch) and your first meal is an […]

I Tried Hong Kong’s Newest Vegan Meal Plan, And I Loved It

6 Mins Read Convenient, tasty, vegan: could Nutrition Kitchen’s new meal plan help Hong Kongers become more flexitarian? I’ll be honest: meal plans are not my thing. I’ve had a long career in health and wellness/plant-based journalism so I’ve tried my fair share. But as a consumer, meal plans are not for me. I love to cook, I […]

We Tested 9 Vegan Eggs and There Were 2 With Perfect Scores

11 Mins Read It’s crazy to think that just a decade ago, there were no animal-free alternatives to chicken eggs. If you went vegan, it meant saying goodbye to eating, cooking, and baking with eggs. So, the fact that I reached out to about 20 different brands making alt protein egg products for this review is a clear […]

Fudgy No-Flour Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies (DF, RSF, GF)

3 Mins Read We created these outrageously delicious no-flour cookies somewhat by accident. We had a couple of jars of almond butter lying around and we wanted to create a yummy treat that was also fairly healthy. After some research and a look around our pantry, we found some inspiration online and voila! The cookies are also really […]

The Week In Plant-Based: Impossible’s New Animal Nuggets, Grounded Foods Goes National, Chufa-Based Chocolate At Harrods Food Hall

5 Mins Read Startups around the world are now leveraging the power of chickpea protein to craft meat, egg, and dairy alternatives, and the latest to do so is a company out of Israel called CHKP Foods. Elsewhere in vegan news, iconic department store Harrods has new plant-based desserts and IHOP just unveiled a new breakfast sandwich that […]

9 Vegetable-Filled Fruit Smoothies for Healthy, Smooth Sipping

4 Mins Read Ah smoothies: the ultimate way for your salad to taste like dessert. Easy to make, easy to take, easy when you wake, smoothies are a great way to get in your recommended fruits and veg allowance, not to mention keep your energy levels high and build muscle to improve athletic performance. Great as a snack […]

5 Meaty, Vegan Protein Options To Keep In Your Fridge At All Times

4 Mins Read Bring home-cooking to another level with these vegan protein staples that are meaty, versatile, and oh-so yummy. As convenient as it is to eat out, there is something to be said about cooking your own meals. Sometimes, we’re just over the foods we have come to know and love, and other times it just feels […]

Nongfu Spring: Company Launches China’s First Vegan Yogurt Brand Made From Walnuts, Coconut & Almond

3 Mins Read After three years of research and development, the first “mainstream” vegan yogurt alternative by Nongfu Spring is now commercially available to Chinese consumers. The new vegan range by the Chinese food giant will feature three flavours made by fermenting plant milks. This comes at a time when plant-based products have become increasingly popular in China, […]

MANA! Star Street: Full Plant-Based Eco Vision Comes To Life At New Location

4 Mins Read We recently visited MANA!’s newly unveiled flagship location in Wan Chai’s Star Street precinct. Hong Kong’s go-to plant-based and eco-friendly eatery, equally popular among the city’s veggie and non-veggie! population, is growing up and with a 1,600 sq.ft. space, the fast ‘slow food’ restaurant chain can finally realise their vision fully, their low-waste, uber sustainable, […]

BPA-Free Plastic Products Aren’t Actually Any Safer

2 Mins Read “BPA-Free” is now a label you see plastered on many plastic containers on store shelves. Ever since information about the potentially toxic effects of the compound surfaced, plastic box manufacturers have been desperate to combat widespread fear amongst consumers. Now, a study has found that BPA-free does not necessarily translate to a safer product.  A […]

Meal Delivery Startup NOSH Launches New Plant-Based Brand With Impossible Foods

2 Mins Read Hong Kong meal delivery startup NOSH has recently announced the launch of a rebranded corporate-focused delivery brand called Spoonful available now in their home territory and launching in Singapore next month. In exciting news for those looking to reduce their meat consumption, NOSH shared details of their new partnership with Silicon Valley plant-based meat juggernaut Impossible Foods. Plant-based […]

Best Vegan Breakfast Spots In Hong Kong

5 Mins Read With flexitarianism and plant-based dining on the rise, more and more restaurants and cafes in Hong Kong are now offering vegan breakfast options to diners. Tired of doing your own research? Well we have done it for you. Below is our roundup of Hong Kong’s best plant-based breakfast spots, from vegan fry-ups to healthy smoothie […]

Fivelements Debuts All-Star Plant-Based Menu At Sakti Elixir Bar

5 Mins Read You may be surprised to learn that Hong Kong’s newest plant-based dining destination is located in a wellness retreat tucked away in Causeway Bay’s Times Square but we’re here to tell you about it. Fivelements Habitats is offering city-dwellers a relaxing spot to pause, reset and nourish at their Sakti Elixir Bar. The Bar will […]

MANA! To Open New 70 Seat Restaurant in Wan Chai’s Starstreet Precinct This July

2 Mins Read Hong Kong’s beloved plant-based and eco-friendly eatery, MANA!, is unveiling their third location in Wan Chai next month. The latest addition, dubbed MANA! Starstreet, will be their official flagship store offering the brand’s bespoke “fast slow food” signature menu items. It will also serve as a green community hang-out space to host environmental talks, events, […]

Where To Find Hong Kong’s Best Smoothies From Bowls To Drinks

3 Mins Read When it comes to cold, refreshing fruit-infused liquid goodness, nothing compares to a good ole smoothie. From sweet to savoury, from bowls to drinks, healthy to hearty, and jam-packed with goodness, smoothies make it easy to get nourished on the go and make the perfect breakfast/lunch/travel meal for busy bees. As the days begin to […]

Plant-Based JUST Egg Launches Soon In China, Continues Work on Cell-Cultured Chicken Nugget

2 Mins Read Silicon Valley foodtech startup, JUST, has announced plans to roll out their innovative vegan egg product in mainland China through a multi-channel approach in the coming months. JUST Egg, made from mung beans and free of antibiotics and cholesterol, will make its way onto retail shelves, e-commerce and foodservice. Specialty supermarket retailers City Super, Alibaba-owned […]