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He’s Back: HOME Eat To Live Founder Announces New Concept TREEHOUSE

2 Mins Read Many of us in Hong Kong lamented the departure of HOME Eat To Live back in 2017. But now, founder Christian Mongendre is back with a new plant-based concept dubbed TREEHOUSE, to open in early September this year.  The flagship restaurant will embody Mongendre’s passion for spreading healthy, ethical, mindful eating with the world. Located […]

HK Yoga Teacher Series: Aleksandra Milewicz, Founder Of Bamboo Yoga

3 Mins Read How did yoga enter your life? I discovered yoga after moving to Hong Kong six years ago and instantly fell in love with it. Yoga taught me how to live in the present mindfully and patiently, as well as how to find health and happiness within. It made me feel more empowered, aware and grateful. […]

Zero Heroes: Hong Kong’s Most Inspiring Zero Waste Kings & Queens

11 Mins Read As humans, we make choices every single day that matter so much more than it may seem. Your life today is a result of a cumulative series of decisions you made yesterday. Collectively, as a race, we have made decisions – good and bad – that have brought our ecosystem to where its at now. There is no denying […]

Life Without Meat Diary – Part 3: Being Veggie Is Really Hard

6 Mins Read Online butcher Emma Pike gave up meat and dairy cold turkey (!) after a friend challenged her. Below is the third installment in her hilarious, honest and heart-warming diary (read Part 1 here and Part 2 here).  Day 15: Taking Stock Of My Vegan 14 I feel pretty terrible today. Had a tennis “Fitnique” session with Gap Tennis […]

HK Yoga Teacher Series: Kelsea Bangora

2 Mins Read How did yoga enter your life? I started teaching yoga as a Bikram teacher in NYC in 2010. Before this, I had been practicing yoga for more than a decade in New York and was invited to attend an advanced yoga class for teachers. In this special class, I was surrounded by incredible yogis who […]

HK Yoga Teacher Series: Dee Cheung

3 Mins Read How did yoga enter your life? I completed my first yoga teacher training in 2011 in Hong Kong with Patrick Creelman and have since gone on to study baby yoga with Sally Lomas from Birthlight Baby Yoga, Children’s yoga with Jenny Smith from Gecko Yoga and Forrest Yoga with Ana Forrest. I also co-founded Stand […]

HK Yoga Teacher Series: Meet Charlotte Douglas

2 Mins Read How did yoga enter your life? I took my 250-hour teacher training at Yoga Limbs in Hong Kong in 2011. Sadly the school is no longer around but back then it was a fabulous place to study and practice yoga. Where and what type of yoga do you teach? I freelance, offering private and group […]

Best Of Healthy Hong Kong: Our Favourite Salads & Veggie Bowls

5 Mins Read The recent bounty of healthy lunch choices in the +852 means the city is awash with healthy veggie bowls and scrumptious salads. With so many new entrants on the wellness scene, we wanted to round up some of our favs below. Curried Mixed Seafood Quinoa Salad @ The Elephas Located in new gym The Warrior […]

Green Queen Eating Guides: Hong Kong’s Best Veggie Burgers

6 Mins Read Ok so burgers don’t always qualify as super healthy but…who doesn’t love a good burger? Life’s too short not to enjoy what many feel is the perfect sandwich once in a while. There are no shortage of places to go if you love your carne, but what about the plant-based amongst us? We roundup our favourite veggie […]

Hong Kong Healthy Eating Scene Update – Summer 2016

5 Mins Read When it comes to all things healthy food, the city’s eating scene is evolving at such lightning speed that we thought it was time to start a regular update on openings, launches and general happenings. Welcome to our first Hong Kong Healthy Eating Scene Update, summer 2016 edition. Below, we share all the news you […]

Green Queen Guide To Raw Vegan Resources In Hong Kong

5 Mins Read As the healthy dining options in our fair city continue to grow at an exponential rate, the raw vegan culinary scene has been blossoming of late. This once niche cuisine is becoming more mainstream thanks to efforts from some fantastic local foodpreneurs. Below is an updated version of our popular raw vegan resources guide from […]

The Ultimate Hong Kong Healthy Lunch List: Central, Soho & Sheung Wan

9 Mins Read Believe it or not, there are over 100 healthy eating spots on Hong Kong Island alone, and the number continues to grow thanks to the city’s newfound wellness addiction. The most popular search on Green Queen is where to get a healthy lunch, whether it’s for takeaway or a quick sit-down option during a busy […]

Healthy Dining: Hong Kong’s Best Salad Bars

4 Mins Read Salads might just be the most perfect lunch. Simple, satisfying, fresh and packed with nutrients to keep you going and focused through the work day. Which is why we love salad bars. There’s something so satisfying of choosing what you are going to eat with the visuals right in front of you! Salad bars are […]

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 […]