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Spice Up Your Kid’s Life With Harvard Molecular Biologist & Spice Spice Baby Founder Kanchan Koya

8 Mins Read Spices are nature’s pantry and pharmacy in one. Their health benefits and flavor-enhancing qualities have made them prized and precious commodities throughout human history. Thankfully more affordable in the present day, their medicinal powers are continuously being validated by modern science, inspiring their use in more households worldwide. Spices are a beautiful way to add […]

Q & A With Organic Beauty Expert Daniela Pelonara, Founder Of Native Essentials: How To Choose Sunscreen & Anti-Pollution Skincare

6 Mins Read We are huge fans of Native Essentials, a full range luxury personal care line handcrafted right here in Hong Kong, all of whose products are made with organic essential oils that the founder extracts from plants herself. Daniela Pelonara is her brand’s best advertisement- she has the skin of a child: smooth, glowing and completely unlined. We […]

3 Superfoods Your Kids Should Be Eating Regularly & Why PLUS How To Use Them

5 Mins Read While the term superfood is bandied about pretty liberally these days, we remain devoted adherents to the David Wolfe definition of a superfood, from his bestselling 2009 book Superfoods, which is: “foods that have a dozen or more unique properties, not just one or two. For example, the goji berry is a source of complete protein, […]

Weekend Cleanse: Green Queen’s Guide to Detoxing At Home

4 Mins Read It’s January and we have all over-indulged over the holidays. Our natural instinct is to want to detox and cleanse our body of all the excess. That being said, many of us don’t have the time (or budget) for a spa getaway. Not to worry! Green Queen has put together this handy guide to detoxing at […]

Healthy Paleo Golden Rough Sweet Treats – 100% Guilt-Free Nostalgia

3 Mins Read We don’t have much of a sweet tooth here at Green Queen but we do have our craving days. On such occasions, we like to rustle up something quick, easy and healthy.   As kiddies, we were gaga for Nestle’s Golden Rough,  a bite sized treat full of desiccated coconut laced with chocolate. If you’re a chocophile and/or a […]

Perfect Banana Buckwheat Pancake Recipe – Vegan & GF

4 Mins Read We know what you’re thinking. These pancakes don’t look particularly appetizing. Unusually dark, almost burnt-like– they are not the prettiest BUT they are incredibly delicious and pack a serious nutritious punch. We gussied them up our new favorite flapjacks with vibrant splashes of fruit colors: in this case, richly red strawberries and sunset orange passion fruit. […]

Green Queen’s Top 10 Ways To Use Coconut Oil Every Day

2 Mins Read Coconut oil is incredibly versatile and can replace dozens of products in your kitchen and bathroom shelves. Below are ten easy ways to use this amazing oil every day. Just make sure you buy the raw, extra virgin, unprocessed kind (organic is ideal of course). If possible, it should be stored in glass bottles. Coconut […]

Healthy Snacks: Superfood Protein Crunch Balls of Goodness Recipe

3 Mins Read This quick and easy recipe for Holy Crap Balls of Goodness are super crunchy, delicious and packed with powerful protein and nutritious superfoods. They’re perfect for your pre/post workout snack, your little one’s afternoon snack, a healthy lift during your mid-afternoon slump at work or a breakfast on the run. Best of all, they’re gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan […]

Clean Eating: Stocking a Healthy Fridge & Pantry

3 Mins Read Karin Reiter, nutritionist extraordinaire and founder of Nutritious n Delicious, has so many fans that her Hong Kong classes about nutrition and healthy eating are always sold out! We love her style and how easy she makes it for moms on the go and busy families to make clean food choices. We are so excited […]