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I Quit Waste: Privileged Veganism & The Fetishization of Native Foods

4 Mins Read Banana Blossom Fish & Chips? No thank you, says Columnist Smita J. Editor’s Update: This piece has ignited much discussion, which we are thrilled about. In one such discussion, a friendly soul pointed out to that it could be read as an attack on veganism, which we are not thrilled about. At Green Queen, 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, […]

Asia’s Sweetener: Everything You Need To Know About Coconut Sugar

4 Mins Read With the holiday season coming up, it’s hard to avoid the sugary highs that are ubiquitous during the festivities. Cakes, puddings, cookies, it’s a sweetness fest out there. But as we are always banging on about, white sugar is simply not good for you. However, there is no need to be a total grinch. You […]

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 […]

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 […]

A Soup, A Salad & A Sweet, 3 Healthy Easy Recipes That Work Every Day

4 Mins Read It’s hard to find time to cook at home so it’s important to be armed with easy-to-follow healthy and delicious recipes. Blogger Nicole Lana Lee from uber healthy food site Ola Huna has designed a complete meal from appetizer to dessert that takes an hour or less to prepare! Each dish contains superfood ingredients that […]

Green Queen Loves: Think Chocolate’s Artisanal Cacao Mission

4 Mins Read Think Chocolate is now closed. Anyone who doesn’t know that Brooklyn is where it’s at when it comes to fabulous artisanal food products is obviously taking a vow of media silence. Hip foodie brands are literally pouring out of New York’s hipster borough where craftsmanship and farm to table values are celebrated above all else. […]