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Baking Soda FTW: 20 New Ways To Use This Zero Waste Gem

8 Mins Read It’s unbelievable how much one teaspoon of baking soda can do for our bodies and households! Baking soda is an indispensable item in any low waste arsenal and the ultimate multi-purpose home ingredient. The fine white powder has innumerable applications not only in the kitchen & bathroom but also in helping to cure some skin […]

10 Nourishing Vegan Summer Dishes That Take Less Than 30 Minutes

4 Mins Read Sometimes, busy days make it so difficult to fit time for a healthy home cooked lunch or dinner. But that doesn’t mean that the challenge is impossible! Even with only half an hour to spare, it is totally doable to whip up a delicious and nourishing meal. Plus, it’s important to take breaks in between […]

10 Delicious Vegan Dumpling Recipes You Need To Try Right Now

4 Mins Read Who doesn’t love dumplings? The choices are endless – wontons, mandu, gyozas, momos and clear crystal dumplings – and each can be made in so many different ways, from steamed to boiled and fried. While many of us enjoy dumplings when we dine out, why not try your hand at making dumplings at home. Below […]

10 Healthy Plant-Based Breakfast Ideas You Will Love

4 Mins Read While the world is beginning to recover from the coronavirus pandemic, health is still top of mind for many of us. And 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 100% […]

Best 100% Vegan Sahoor & Ifkar Recipes For Ramadan

5 Mins Read Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, observed my Muslims all over the world as a month of prayer, self-reflection, fasting and devotion to worship. This year, Ramadan began on April 23 and will last until May 23. For many vegans and vegetarians, avoiding the animal protein-heavy dishes during Ramadan can be difficult, […]

Green Queen Media Debuts World’s First Zero Waste Vegan Meal Plan & Digital Recipe Book

4 Mins Read Green Queen Media has published the world’s first waste-free plant-based meal plan titled The Green Queen Zero Waste Vegan Meal Plan eBook, authored by Green Queen founder and editor-in-chief Sonalie Figuerias and wellness consultant and plant-based nutrition coach Mariana de Oliveira Dias. The eBook contains 63 whole food recipes that are 100% plant-based, and is […]

8 Vegan Romantic Recipes For Valentine’s Day

4 Mins Read It’s almost Valentine’s Day, and whether you’re spending it with your loved one or a group of friends (#Galentines, anyone?), it’s the perfect excuse to cook up something romantic to share. Speaking of, nothing blows out the candles like a meal that involves animal cruelty and environmental damage, so here are some 100% plant-based and […]

8 Vegan Traditional Chinese Dishes To Enjoy During The Lunar New Year

4 Mins Read With Chinese New Year coming up, we’re all getting excited about the delicious food-filled celebrations (and lai see packets!) ahead. While many of the traditional Chinese dishes typically enjoyed during the Spring Festival feature meat and egg products, there are some age-old dishes that have stood the test of time and are completely plant-based as […]

6 Delicious Vegan Recipes For Your Winter Solstice Family Gathering

3 Mins Read Chinese Winter Solstice, or Dongzhi Festival, is an age-old tradition that is celebrated  to mark the end of the short days and long nights of the season. It falls during the 11th month according to the lunar calendar, between 21st – 23rd December. This year, Dongzhi will be celebrated on Sunday December 22nd , and […]

Plant-Based Christmas: 12 Vegan Recipes For Your Festive Dinner

4 Mins Read There are so many reasons to adopt a plant-based diet, whether it is to reduce your carbon footprint, save animals or for your health. But going plant-based doesn’t mean that you have to miss out on a delicious Christmas dinner. Here are 12 mouth-watering vegan recipes to bookmark for the ultimate cruelty-free feast that even […]

10 Traditional Chinese Cuisine Dishes That Are Naturally 100% Vegan

5 Mins Read There is a common misconception that Chinese cuisine is not very vegan-friendly…and the truth is, it can be very heavy on chicken, pork and seafood. While it’s easy enough to swap out animal ingredients from most recipes, there are actually a fair few traditional recipes that are in fact 100% plant-based. So if you’re craving […]

6 Natural Vegan Egg Substitutes For Easy Plant-Based Baking

4 Mins Read Eggs are a key ingredient in many baking recipes, making it a challenge for those following plant-based diet to create their favourite cakes and baked goods. From an environmental standpoint, reducing egg consumption is beneficial for our planet. Egg production has increased rapidly over the years – in China alone, the egg industry is worth […]

How To Create The Perfect Vegan Cheese Board with Happy Plantarian

4 Mins Read We’re pretty gaga for vegan cheese over at the Green Queen office- there’s always some in our fridge and we’re always on the looking for new brands to try. Some of us even dabble in making our own. The holy grail of vegan cheese is the vegan cheese board and we’re always looking for more […]

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 […]

Vegan Mince Pie & Brandy ‘Butter’ Recipe

4 Mins Read Vegan Mince Pies? Sounds like an oxymoron, right! We thought so too but turns out it’s more than possible and even more delicious than the original version. Ally Van de Pol of Dragon Fitness & Coaching, a fitness coach and plant-based advocate, shares her very special recipe below. Yumsy! Sweet Shortcrust Pastry & Pie Assembly […]

5 Fool-Proof Easy Vegan Dishes Created For Hong Kong Kitchens

5 Mins Read We know many of you are looking to go Green Monday more days than one yet many of our readers tell us that they lack time and know-how when it comes to cooking vegan. There are plenty of recipes online but most are not adapted to Hong Kong kitchens or supermarkets. We reached out to […]

5 Plant Proteins To Keep In Your Fridge/Freezer At All Times

4 Mins Read As convenient as it is to eat out in a city like ours (and boy, do Hong Kongers eat out a lot!), there is something to be said about cooking your own meals from time to time. Sometimes we’re just over the foods we have come to know and love, and other times it just […]