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10 Reasons Eating Fish and Seafood Is Bad for Your Health and the Planet

7 Mins Read Reducing seafood intake is one of the key ways you can help alleviate your negative effect on the planet, but there are also a host of other important reasons make a pass on fish for dinner.  From biodiversity loss to more frequent natural disasters and rising global temperatures, our planet is now at an important […]

10 Vegan Jackfruit Recipes You Have to Try

6 Mins Read The jack of all fruits, AKA jackfruit, could very well be the vegan’s dream food. It’s amazing how meaty this tropical fruit is when young and unripe! Taste-wise, jackfruit is essentially a blank canvas to work with and texture wise, it mimics the feel of shredded/pulled meat. Packed with vitamins, minerals, potassium, fibers and scores […]

10 Delicious Meat-Free Asian Dinner Recipes

5 Mins Read No one can deny that consuming less meat, especially the intensive farming kind, is a positive habit. If we were to skip eating meat just one day a week, not only is it healthier for you, it’ll help out the planet a whole lot. While you’re out smashing deadlines and meeting quotas, we’ve found delicious and healthy […]

The 10 Best Cities In The World for Vegan Food

9 Mins Read There are a fair amount of ‘best vegan cities’ lists on the interwebs, most of which are all interesting and worth a read. That being said, here at Green Queen, we love data and we love to use data to make decisions. While we did find a couple of lists that used data, they were […]

11 Easy Vegan Recipes For Deliciously Simple Weeknight Dinners

5 Mins Read Beans, lentils, quinoa, whole grains, soy, and portobello mushrooms are great alternatives to non-animal protein sources. Naturally high in protein, there are a ton of ways to cook these super filling nutrient-dense vegan picks. These delicious and healthy vegan recipes pack in all that plant-based power and cook up easy for no-fuss weeknight meals. 1. Crispy Cauliflower Tacos […]

From the USA to Hong Kong, These Are the Top Vegan Chefs In The World

9 Mins Read Looking to brush up your knowledge on sustainable culinary pioneers? Here are 10 of the top vegan chefs in the world. By the age of 10, a young Parisian called Marie-Antoine Carême started working in his first tavern. He washed dishes, ran errands, and was constantly surrounded by food. It wasn’t fine cuisine, more hearty […]

5 Simple Ways to Have a Greener Thanksgiving

3 Mins Read A happy holiday also brings with it traditions of excess. Check out our simple guide for a greener pumpkin day! Pumpkin centerpieces, sweet potato mash, caramel apples…not to mention pecan AND pumpkin pie! Thanksgiving is fast approaching! While the holiday is a wonderful time of the year full of merriment, delicious food and family togetherness, […]

Where To Get The Best Bowl of (Vegan) Dan Dan Noodles In Hong Kong

3 Mins Read Is there anything better than slurping a bowl of classic Sichuan dan dan noodles (also known as Bang Bang Noodles, or Dan Dan Meen)? Piling thin noodles on top a spicy chili oil, nutty peanut sauce, mouth numbing peppercorn, and a sprinkling of sesame…. ooh! Traditionally including minced pork and scallions, it used to be […]

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 […]

Marco Pierre White Becomes Latest Celebrity Chef To Endorse Veganism

3 Mins Read Once-controversial British chef Marco Pierre White has given his seal of approval to plant-based eating. The declaration follows a five-stone loss after eating vegan for nine months. Despite recording numerous benefits, the multiple steakhouse owner did not embrace the diet permanently.  White has recalled his “amazing” nine months as a vegan. He cites weight loss, […]

Climate-Friendly Meal Pairing: Chicken-Free Tindle Joins EcoSpirits & Brass Lion Distillery For Sustainable Dinners Series

3 Mins Read Last month, well-funded food tech startup Next Gen Foods debuted its plant-based chicken brand Tindle to great acclaim. The company is back in the news again, and this time it’s to share details of its upcoming sustainable ‘Proper Dinner’ series, which sees Next Gen join forces with F&B company EcoSpirits and Brass Lion Distillery to […]

Zouz: California Food-Tech Launches Plant-Based Frozen Meals Featuring Beyond Meat

4 Mins Read Tarik Batal, founder of Zouz, a food tech company that prepares flavourful plant-based versions of meat-based international dishes, recently launched a new line of ready-made, plant-based frozen foods featuring Beyond Meat. Zouz’s aim is to provide people with hectic schedules, sustainable food options in the freezer, such as fresh vegetables and Beyond Meat’s 100% plant-based […]

Stay Cheezy: We Are ‘Nuts’ About These 6 Artisanal Hong Kong Plant-Based Cheesemakers

5 Mins Read While we do have some great commercial brands available locally (Daiya, Miyoko, Follow Your Heart, Sheese, MozzaRisella), the entire Green Queen team personally loves the local, artisan vegan cheese offerings and of late, Hong Kong’s fermented nut and seed cheese scene is really lit! Below, we showcase 6 plant-based brands to build your ultimate fromage board with. […]

Green Queen Travels: Where To Eat Vegan Food In Ho Chi Minh City

6 Mins Read There’s a huge chance you will be stopping by Ho Chi Minh City if you’re travelling in Vietnam. Still called Saigon by some locals, the country has a never-ending stream of vegan and vegetarian options. While many travellers might use the city as a stopover for their next Vietnamese adventures, we’d say there is a […]