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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 […]

Our Favourite Locally Made Nut Butter Brands

3 Mins Read Here at Green Queen Headquarters, we are just nuts for nut butters (sorry!) and put it in/on everything from smoothies to cake batter to toast. We have waxed on regarding these healthy snacks, spreads and dips and are tickled pink that there are so many great local options made right here in Hong Kong. Below […]

The Complete Hong Kong Fresh & Organic Produce Home Delivery Guide

6 Mins Read We hear it time and time again: frustrated laments that there is nowhere to get premium quality, fresh produce delivery in Hong Kong. But the truth is, while we don’t have our own Whole Foods Market yet, the +852 is awash with quality fresh produce delivery companies. There are offerings from all over the world, with all […]

Bread Guide: Where To Find The Best Sourdough In Hong Kong

6 Mins Read Poor ol’ bread. Over the past few years, with the rise of gluten-free living, bread’s reputation has been seriously maligned. And we get it: Wonderbread and its imitations are a crappy excuse for healthy, wholesome grains. But artisanal bakers and their passion for the real staff of life, as well as an obsession with all things […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hong Kong’s Best Farmers’ Markets For Organic Produce

6 Mins Read We confess that we are farmers’ market junkies. No matter where we travel to in the world, our first stop is always the local market. We have what must be tens of thousands of photos of vegetables from stalls in dozens of countries. There’s something so beautiful about colorful, fresh mounds of ripe fruits and […]

Evergreens Republic: Pioneering Hong Kong’s Organic Aquaponics Revolution

6 Mins Read After a pleasant drive into the New Territories, amidst interspersed farm fields and abandoned lots, we arrived upon an unassuming green house in Lau Fau Shan that is the cosy home of organic farming pioneer Evergreens Republic, Hong Kong’s first USDA Organic certified aquaponic farm. The USDA Organic logo signifies adherence to the country’s National Organic […]

Eat Clean: 6 Sandwich Wrap Ideas That Aren’t Bread + Where To Buy Them

5 Mins Read Sandwiches are such a primal, nostalgic food- most of us grew up eating them regularly in our school lunchbox. Every culture has its own version. In fact,  they are probably the world’s most ubiquitous food. Sandwiches and wraps are so convenient, hence their popularity. Just throw your favorite things into an edible and portable container and voila: […]

Green Queen Recommends: The Best Honeys In Town For The Cold & Flu Season

6 Mins Read Humans have a long history of consuming (and loving) honey. In fact, the earliest evidence of humans eating honey comes from a cave painting in Spain depicting individuals gathering honey dated from between 8, 000 and 15, 000 years ago. Besides being sought after as the earliest available sweetener, honey has been used since ancient […]

Bird Guide: Where To Get Your Holiday Turkey For Thanksgiving & Xmas Dinner

4 Mins Read Yay for Thanksgiving & Christmas dreams! It’s that merry time of the year again when visions of stuffing and pumpkin pie overtake all other thoughts! This is also the time when the quest for the perfect turkey becomes everyone’s most pressing grocery quest. This being Hong Kong, finding the right bird (ahem) is not an easy […]

Once Upon A Time: Raiz The Bar, A Chocolate Story

7 Mins Read There was once a little girl from down under, Who dreamed of creating chocolate, her eyes filled with wonder. The girl yearned to make her bars into the world’s very best. And was willing to put them through every possible test. When she grew up, she became a great chef. Her food healed all people, like […]

Q&A With Andy Kun, HK’s Gluten-Free Guru & Founder Of Urban Health – Part 2: How To Shop & Where To Eat

4 Mins Read Last week, we spoke to Andy Kun, founder of Urban Health Group Limited about what it means to gluten-free, the definition of celiac’s and the controversies surrounding wheat. This week, we continue our Q&A, covering topics like the best gluten-free snacks and where to eat out. What foods/products do those following a gluten-free diet need to avoid […]