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Nemi Holisticks Makes Sustainable Vegan Snacks Using Climate-Resilient Cactus

3 Mins Read We all love snacks, but knowing that your daily grazing isn’t damaging the planet makes snacking that much more satisfying. It’s the carbon-friendly snacking trend that many food businesses are now hopping on, but one startup is standing out from the crowd with an unusual ingredient: cactus. Based in Chicago, Nemi Holisticks uses drought-resistant nopal […]

Where To Find The Best Vegan Mooncakes In Hong Kong

7 Mins Read It might feel surreal, especially given the strange year we are living through, but we are only a weeks away from this year’s Mid-Autumn Festival! Despite all the hardships brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, celebrating this very special holiday will definitely lighten up and elevate our moods. And what could be better for our […]

Australia’s Zero Waste Retailer The Source Bulk Foods Lands in Singapore

2 Mins Read Australia’s largest bulk foods and zero-waste retailer, The Source Bulk Foods, has just unveiled its first Singaporean outlet located in Cluny Court. The new packaging-free destination will be stocked with over 350 pantry staples, whole-foods, snacks and treats and household products.  Much like Hong Kong’s very own Live Zero and Malaysia’s The Hive Bulk Foods, […]

Slowood Kennedy Town: Hong Kong’s New Organic Grocery & Zero Waste Lifestyle Mecca

4 Mins Read Upon the entrance at Slowood, if the giant six-and-a-half foot tall mushroom doesn’t catch your attention, the clean industrial, steel-framed windows inviting you inside will. Looking more like a Scandi minimalist showroom than the city’s newest sustainable grocery destination, the concept behind Slowood is as beautiful as the store itself. From bulk bins to refill […]

A Vegan Guide To Hong Kong Snacks & Street Food

8 Mins Read Editor’s Note: This post was first published on Greedy Vegans. When I first moved to Hong Kong, I was excited to try all the street food that I heard was famous here. To my dismay, I soon discovered that most of the snacks were unappealing to me (intestines, anyone?) and definitely weren’t vegan! Bubble tea […]

Edgar Chez K11 : Hong Kong’s First Bulk Grocery Shopping Experience

5 Mins Read These past few years has seen a surge in the zero waste movement. Brought on by activists like Bea Johnson of Zero Waste Home, Celia Ristow of Litterless, and our hometown heroes, no-waste markets have been popping up all over the country. In European cities like Berlin, Barcelona and Vienna, ethically-minded store owners are trying […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

3 Mins Read We created these outrageously delicious 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 easy to make […]

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 […]

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 […]

Green Queen Guide To Raw Vegan Resources In Hong Kong

5 Mins Read As the healthy dining options in our fair city continue to grow at an exponential rate, the raw vegan culinary scene has been blossoming of late. This once niche cuisine is becoming more mainstream thanks to efforts from some fantastic local foodpreneurs. Below is an updated version of our popular raw vegan resources guide from […]

April’s Wellness Picks: Our Favourite Products Of The Month

6 Mins Read The weather in Hong Kong has certainly been wet and gloomy, a real shame for all of us but we are especially sorry for those of you who got caught in the rain in the South Stand at the Sevens this past weekend… On a cheerier note, our monthly roundup of April’s best wellness products is out and […]