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Stay Cheezy: We Are ‘Nuts’ About These 6 Artisanal Hong Kong Plant-Based Cheesemakers

5 Mins Read While we do have some great commercial brands available locally (Daiya, Miyoko, Follow Your Heart, Sheese, MozzaRisella), the entire Green Queen team personally loves the local, artisan vegan cheese offerings and of late, Hong Kong’s fermented nut and seed cheese scene is really lit! Below, we showcase 6 plant-based brands to build your ultimate fromage board with. […]

Keto For Dummies: 10 Things To Know About The Ketogenic Diet

5 Mins Read Eat fat to lose fat. Yes, you read that right. If you’re looking for a diet that defies all the rules you have been given since childhood staying away from fat and counting calories, you might want to look into the ketogenic diet, aka #ketolife diet, which can be exceptionally effective for weight loss and […]

My Little Hong Kong Kitchen’s Veggie & Gluten-Free Oat Pancakes

2 Mins Read No one wants to bother with complicated on a lazy Sunday morning. But nothing says Sunday like a breakfast of pancakes. Pancakes tend to be seen as decadent but they can be a nutritional powerhouse. This recipe is super easy (we’re talking 5 ingredients easy), gluten-free AND dairy-free and pack a serious delicious punch. Definitely […]

New Restaurant Alert: Sweetpea Cafe Proves Gluten Free Cake Is Delicious

5 Mins Read Down a long, white marbled countertop set against a lofty ceiling with heavy, oak highchairs, a steady stream of patrons come through open bluebird-colored doors. Some are sitting down for a large slice of cake. Others are chatting over a hot almond latte, while others linger outside on a pair of baby pink and blue elephant chairs, […]

5 Healthy Cookbooks You NEED In Your Life

4 Mins Read Food52 A New Way to Dinner: A Playbook of Recipes and Strategies for the Week Ahead Anyone who has ever done a recipe web search has run into Food 52, the online mecca for all things good food. Founders Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs have more than just an encyclopedic knowledge of food and ingredients up […]

My Little Hong Kong Kitchen’s Leek, Asparagus & Feta Gluten-Free Quiche Recipe

3 Mins Read Another classic from the wonderfully creative home chef behind My Little Hong Kong Kitchen, this Leek, Asparagus & Feta Gluten-Free Quiche recipe is perfect for this hot weather and ideal for your lunchbox. Whilst it may seem like there are a lot of steps, they are all simple and straightforward, and time-wise it’s actually pretty quick, especially […]

Hong Kong’s Best Online Healthy Grocery Stores

5 Mins Read Time truly is our most valuable commodity: it’s the one thing you simply can not buy more of. Which is why here at Green Queen, we really appreciate companies that make life just that little bit easier. Below we round up the best healthy online grocery stores in Hong Kong to help you keep your pantry […]

Gluten-Free Bread Three Ways: Recipes From A Healthpreneur & Chef

4 Mins Read Ifat Kafry Hindes is a Hong Kong-based health entrepreneur. She founded Choice Healthy Foods, Hong Kong’s first gluten-free cafe and bakery after years of battling various health problems. A devoted wife and mother of three children, Ifat is now working on her healthy food blog Here In A Nutshell and her upcoming cookbook of gluten-free, […]

5 Ancient Super Grains You Need In Your Life (And Your Diet)

6 Mins Read Ancient grains, sometimes also called heritage grains, have been gaining in popularity as an alternative to the monolith that has become wheat thanks to the fact that they have not been over-manipulated after decades of industrial agriculture. As such, ancient grains are GMO-free, far more nutritious, and still have a lot of the properties that made them […]

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

5 Mins Read Happy February & hope your year of the monkey is off to a great start. We love to keep you up to date on the latest and greatest goodies on the city’s health & wellness scene. Shop clean, vote green xx Pumped HK Women Sleeveless Top “Cheeky Double Under” Remember the days of hitting the YMCA […]

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 […]

Q&A With Andy Kun, HK’s Gluten-Free Guru & Founder Of Urban Health – Part 2: How To Shop & Where To Eat

4 Mins Read Last week, we spoke to Andy Kun, founder of Urban Health Group Limited about what it means to gluten-free, the definition of celiac’s and the controversies surrounding wheat. This week, we continue our Q&A, covering topics like the best gluten-free snacks and where to eat out. What foods/products do those following a gluten-free diet need to avoid […]

Q&A With Andy Kun, HK’s Gluten-Free Guru & Founder Of Urban Health – Part 1: Definitions, Celiac & Why Wheat’s A No-No

4 Mins Read Andy Kun is the CEO and Co-Founder of Urban Health Group Limited, a company dedicated to promoting a gluten-free lifestyle in Asia, which includes a gluten-free lifestyle Facebook support group Gluten Free in Hong Kong. They are the first in Hong Kong to provide gluten-free restaurant and factory consultation services, making use of Glutentox detection test kits for chefs […]