Green Queen’s 2018 Eco Wellness Predictions

5 Mins Read It’s that time of the year again: when I sit down and think about what I believe is going to be big in terms of trends and movements in the eco wellness world. Trend forecasting is definitely one of my favorite parts of the job and I’ve gotten pretty good at it. It helps that […]

Plant-Based Fitness: Meet Hong Kong’s Vegan Lifting Crew

5 Mins Read Fitness and proper eating go hand-in-hand. As the adage goes: abs are made in the kitchen, and if you’re going to train hard, you bet your buns there are going to be a lot of green veggies, an array of good carbs and high-quality lean meats on that dinner plate. With lifters and bodybuilders, though, […]

Green Queen Talks To Animals Asia Founder Jill Robinson & Ambassador Lesley Nicol (aka Downton’s Mrs Patmore) About Animal Welfare, The Dairy Industry, The Dog Meat Trade & Going Vegan

14 Mins Read Author’s Note: I recently had the honor of interviewing not one, but two incredible humans: Animals Asia Founder & MBE Jill Robinson (JR below) and Animals Asia UK-US Ambassador Lesley Nicol (LN below). It is one of the (if not THE) most heartfelt and poignant interviews I have conducted. It is impossible to leave these […]

5 Reasons To Veganuary This January

3 Mins Read Veganuary is a plant-based phenomenon that started in the UK in 2014 and is now a massive global movement. Here’s the non-profit movement’s mission in their own words: “Veganuary aims to reduce the suffering of animals by inspiring and supporting people across the globe to go vegan for the month of January.” A record number of […]

Eco Heroes: Deputy Consul General Of France Lilas Bernheim Talks About The French Month Of The Environment

8 Mins Read From September 20th 2016 until October 20th 2016, the Consulat Général de France à Hong Kong et Macao is hosting The Month Of The Environment, a special program of events and activities dedicated to raising Hong Kong’s eco awareness! We talk to Lilas Bernheim, Deputy Consul General about her illustrious career as one of France’s environmental […]

Healthy Pre-Work Breakfasts: Hong Kong’s Best Acai Bowls

6 Mins Read Editor’s Note: This roundup has been updated on May 30 2018. If you are up to date on our health & wellness trend predictions, then you may recall we named 2016 the year of the bowl. And of all the types of bowl foods out there, you only need to open up your Instagram account to see […]

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 […]

How To Make Vegan Cauliflower Pizza – Step By Step Guide PLUS Middle Eastern Topping Inspiration

5 Mins Read Love pizza but hate the carb overload? Well we have the perfect answer for you! Cauliflower pizza sounds impossible but not only is it totally doable, it’s incredibly nutritious! Cauliflower is part of the antioxidant-and vitamin-packed cruciferous vegetable family, the very same one that gave us superfood extraordinaire kale. And don’t worry- there are no […]

Our Guide To Healthy & Specialty Diet Caterers From Raw Canapes To Plant Based Lunch Boxes To Large Scale Gluten Free Events

4 Mins Read Hong Kong is truly evolving. A couple of years ago, putting together a list of caterers dedicated to cleansing, healthy and specialty-diet friendly menus would have been nothing short of impossible. Today we are spoiled with options. Below, Green Queen’s favorite catering choices for every type and size of event, not to mention for every […]

The Complete Guide to Hong Kong’s Artisanal Coffee Shops

12 Mins Read We are delighted to share this fantastic guide from our friends at Foodie, Hong Kong’s authority on all things delicious. Enjoy! Coffee. It is not an easy task, any longer, to brag that you have finally found a good coffee joint in this city. In fact, picking one now is like choosing your favourite child. Both […]

The Entertainer Hong Kong Is THE PERFECT GIFT This Holiday Season

5 Mins Read Everyone’s got that one person that is absolutely impossible to shop for. They have everything or they are super picky or you are simply out of ideas. For that hard-to-cross-off-list individual, we have stumbled on the most perfect gift: The Entertainer Hong Kong: 2015 Edition. What is The Entertainer Hong Kong you ask? Simple: a […]

Made in HK Pop Up by Green Queen: A Resounding Success

9 Mins Read Two weeks ago today, my dream came true. I attended an artisanal food market in Hong Kong where I filled my (reusable) shopping bags with an array of homemade, locally produced, artisan goodies. I woke up the next morning and realized I didn’t need to cook anything! I had a fridge stuffed with healthy, delicious […]

10 Reasons Why You Should Say NO To Sugar

3 Mins Read 10 Reasons Why You Should Say NO to Sugar   We are all somewhat aware that sugar isn’t good for us. But do we actually have any idea why? Can we list out any solid anti-sugar reasons? Not to worry, Green Queen to the rescue. Here are 10 reasons why you should avoid sugar as close to […]