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Made Real: A Healthy Snack Box Delivery Service Created Especially For You

5 Mins Read There’s no shortage of snacks in the world and there’s no shortage of snackers but when it comes to finding healthy snacks that are also delicious, there’s always room for improvements. Which is why we were so excited to discover Made Real, a new online bespoke healthy snack subscription service that is all about the yum […]

10 Hong Kong Restaurants With Dedicated Gluten-Free Menus

6 Mins Read Wheat allergies. Gluten sensitivity. Celiac disease. Dining out with gluten-intolerance is rough. I can only imagine the chagrin when they have to have their servers pick apart the menu to find dishes that won’t ruin their digestive system. The whole thing is a tummy ache, which is why knowing what you’re getting before you go is […]

Grassroots Pantry Delights With New Spring/Summer Menu, Showcasing Rustic Regional Dishes Executed Flawlessly

4 Mins Read Six years since laying the foundation for what is now one of the most venerable vegetable-forward establishments in the city, chef Peggy Chan has upped the ante. Pushing the boundaries of her creativity, the new Spring/Summer menu of Grassroots Pantry is a practice in Chan’s ingenuity that fuses her sustainable living philosophy with delicious, wholesome world-inspired dishes. […]

The Best & Most Unique Plant-Based Private Dining Experiences In Hong Kong

5 Mins Read In Hong Kong, private dining experiences, and the private kitchens that host them, have long held a notoriously clandestine feel; more than on the down-low, these ‘speakeasy’ style affairs are seriously covert. This much you know. But what you probably don’t realize is how many truly spectacular plant-based private dining experiences exist. With adventurous chefs […]

SpiceBox Organics Debuts New Organic Cafe Menu To Delicious Fanfare

7 Mins Read SpiceBox Organics has quietly rolled out a new signature spring café menu that has us shouting from the rooftops with glee. Filled with fresh, nutritious recipes, there is something on the menu for all types of hungry healthsters alike: from their vibrant organic salads to their gluten-free vegan chili to their traditional Biryani dish with a […]

My Little Hong Kong Kitchen’s Veggie & Gluten-Free Oat Pancakes

2 Mins Read No one wants to bother with complicated on a lazy Sunday morning. But nothing says Sunday like a breakfast of pancakes. Pancakes tend to be seen as decadent but they can be a nutritional powerhouse. This recipe is super easy (we’re talking 5 ingredients easy), gluten-free AND dairy-free and pack a serious delicious punch. Definitely […]

HK Healthy Dining News: Overnight Oats On Demand, Gluten-Free Pasta, Dairy-Free Cupcakes, New Salad Boxes And More…

6 Mins Read Here today, gone tomorrow. Wait. Or did they just move down the block?! New restaurant openings, relaunches, and relocations is the norm in Hong Kong. Some of your favorite healthy eats have expanded their locations, a couple have moved to new digs, while a crop of new entrepreneurial eco-conscious enterprises are setting foot in the 852. For all things Green […]

Picada Brings Latin (And Gluten-Free) Flair To Soho’s Restaurant Scene

3 Mins Read Down Elgin Street’s lively lunchtime rush, there’s an electrifying Latin soundtrack currently pulsating Shakira towards Peel Street. As if luring ravenous bystanders inside their abode to the upbeat rhythm of salsa and merengue, it is Picada’s entire gluten-free lunch and dinner menu that will have patrons swiveling their hips in sheer delight. Green Queen cha-chaed […]

New Restaurant Alert: Sweetpea Cafe Proves Gluten Free Cake Is Delicious

5 Mins Read Down a long, white marbled countertop set against a lofty ceiling with heavy, oak highchairs, a steady stream of patrons come through open bluebird-colored doors. Some are sitting down for a large slice of cake. Others are chatting over a hot almond latte, while others linger outside on a pair of baby pink and blue elephant chairs, […]

5 Healthy Cookbooks You NEED In Your Life

4 Mins Read Food52 A New Way to Dinner: A Playbook of Recipes and Strategies for the Week Ahead Anyone who has ever done a recipe web search has run into Food 52, the online mecca for all things good food. Founders Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs have more than just an encyclopedic knowledge of food and ingredients up […]

9 New Hong Kong Food Brands To Keep You Healthy In 2017

6 Mins Read Coco Paradise Handmade Coconut Snacks The force of the coconut zeitgeist is still strong. There is still so much to discover about this incredible drupe fruit that is the mainstay of many a wellenial’s diet. Like coconut jerky. And coconut energy bars. Coco Paradise lovingly creates these handmade coconut snack treats right here in Hong […]

Made in Hong Kong: The Best Local Artisan Food Brands

7 Mins Read We just love local food products. The Made in Hong Kong mark means a great deal to Green Queen, who is a proud born and raised Hong Konger herself. There’s something so comforting about eating a product made lovingly in small batches by someone that you can meet and talk to. It’s the closest thing […]

5 Facebook Pages You Need To LIKE: The Best Plant-Based Video Recipes

2 Mins Read If you frequent Facebook, then you’ve probably seen one of the many recipe videos that auto-play on your feed. There is something so engaging about these one minute videos. They are little packages of goodness: visually entrancing, incredibly helpful (especially for those who are not native kitchen gurus) and fast-paced, so you won’t get bored or […]

iHerb Shopping Guide Series: Loula Natural’s Top 8 Tips for iHerb Beginners

8 Mins Read If you are unfamiliar with iHerb.com (where have you been?), it is a vast online shopping website that sells a wide range of health & wellness products including supplements, cosmetics, bath & beauty products, groceries, snacks, beverages, household cleaning products, baby products, pet products,  holistic health products and much more. Shipping is cheap-to-free and like other bulk-buying […]

My Little Hong Kong Kitchen’s Leek, Asparagus & Feta Gluten-Free Quiche Recipe

3 Mins Read Another classic from the wonderfully creative home chef behind My Little Hong Kong Kitchen, this Leek, Asparagus & Feta Gluten-Free Quiche recipe is perfect for this hot weather and ideal for your lunchbox. Whilst it may seem like there are a lot of steps, they are all simple and straightforward, and time-wise it’s actually pretty quick, especially […]

Hong Kong’s Best Online Healthy Grocery Stores

5 Mins Read Time truly is our most valuable commodity: it’s the one thing you simply can not buy more of. Which is why here at Green Queen, we really appreciate companies that make life just that little bit easier. Below we round up the best healthy online grocery stores in Hong Kong to help you keep your pantry […]

My Little Hong Kong Kitchen: Vietnamese Noodle Salad

3 Mins Read There’s nothing like a nice, refreshing, zesty cold salad on a warm summer day. Inspired by her recent travels to Vietnam, the land of vibrant, fresh, simple dishes, home chef Laura Williams has created this colorful Vietnamese Noodle Salad dish, actually a deconstruction of the country’s famous fresh spring rolls stuffed with crunchy vegetables, fresh […]