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Health Foods Of The Future At The World’s Largest Natural Products Expo

6 Mins Read Thanks to our other jobs as co-founders of Ekowarehouse, a global B2B trade platform for certified organic and ecolabel products, we get to attend awesome natural and organic product trade shows all over the world. Since we are total health & wellness geeks (not to mention Hong Kong’s Green Queens), this is one of the […]

2016 Detox Trends: What’s New In The World Of Cleansing

6 Mins Read If January came and went, along with your healthy living resolutions, don’t fret. We asked world renowned detox expert Jennifer Thompson to give us the 411 on what’s new in the world of detoxing for 2016 and she shares four practical programs based on the healing powers of food that you can undertake at home no matter how […]

Green Queen Predicts: Health & Wellness Trends 2016

6 Mins Read It looks to be an exciting year for health & wellness, and Green Queen shares her predictions for what will be 2016’s biggest trends. 1. Bowl Everything Mark our words, this coming year the already-huge-on Instagram fad is going to take over IRL. Buddha bowls, smoothie bowls, rice bowls, poke, salad bowls, veggie bowls…Whatever you call […]

Listen To Your Gut – Why Ferments Are Vital To Good Health

5 Mins Read Ten years ago the terms microbes, gut bacteria and probiotics were not part of most people’s daily vocabulary. Fast forward to 2014, and it feels like barely a week goes by without another big news article about the importance of the over 100 trillion (yes, over 100, 000, 000, 000, 000) bacteria in our gut. The probiotic […]

Green Queen Heroes: Louise Kane Buckley of Loula Natural

6 Mins Read Tell us a little bit about yourself. I grew up in Hong Kong and have always considered it my home. I was very happy to bring my family back here almost 3 years ago. My dad is still here (my parents moved here in 1979 when I was 1, my mum also died here) and […]

Green Queen Recommends: Healthy Cooking Classes in Hong Kong

5 Mins Read Want to eat more vegetarian food but out of inspiration? Heard about kefir but have no idea how to make it? Dying to stock your fridge with homemade raw chocolate? Wish you knew how to make your own yoghurt? Desperate to bake some gluten free bread? Turns out Hong Kong has so much to offer […]

The Perfect Homemade Yoghurt Recipe – Get It Right Every Time

4 Mins Read Making yogurt at home is not as hard as people might think. As recent as a month ago, my desire to make yogurt was magnified. Why? With inflated prices of yogurt in Hong Kong ranging from $80 – $150 HKD for a litre or less, it can make an everyday staple unaffordable or a ‘luxury’. […]

Green Queen Foodie: Kombucha Making 101 with Chef Shima of Sesame Kitchen

5 Mins Read Even if you only just occasionally glance at the news once every few weeks, the term probiotics must be somewhat familiar to you. And you probably also know that good gut health is kind of important. Probiotics = healthy digestive system. You also know that taking supplement pills is so passé and everyone and their mom […]

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 […]

Soya- Superfood or Serious Syndrome? Part 1

3 Mins Read The Great Debate   First came the war on dairy. Then came the universal acceptance as soya milk as the smart dairy alternative. Everyone hailed the Asian pod as a wonder bean, full of amazing health benefits. How could Western consumers assimilate soya in their daily lives? From soya sauce to edamame (young green soya […]