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Easy Veggie Recipes: Roasted Carrot & Chili Hummus With Tofu Ricotta

2 Mins Read This Roasted Carrot & Chili Hummus is a brilliant dish for those of us always on the go. It’s colorful, vibrant, nourishing and yet so easy to make! No to mention that it’s absolutely delicious to snack on. Use crudites and/or gluten-free crackers for a gluten-free final dish.  Ingredients 3 large carrots 1 can chickpeas […]

8 Vegan Romantic Recipes For Valentine’s Day

4 Mins Read It’s almost Valentine’s Day, and whether you’re spending it with your loved one or a group of friends (#Galentines, anyone?), it’s the perfect excuse to cook up something romantic to share. Speaking of, nothing blows out the candles like a meal that involves animal cruelty and environmental damage, so here are some 100% plant-based and […]

10 Vegan Jackfruit Recipes You Have to Try

6 Mins Read The jack of all fruits, AKA jackfruit, could very well be the vegan’s dream food. It’s amazing how meaty this tropical fruit is when young and unripe! Taste-wise, jackfruit is essentially a blank canvas to work with and texture wise, it mimics the feel of shredded/pulled meat. Packed with vitamins, minerals, potassium, fibers and scores […]

5 Vegan Traditional Chinese New Year Desserts Recipes To Celebrate With

4 Mins Read In Chinese culture, Lunar New Year (also known as Chinese New Year) is the most important celebration of the year . Also called the Spring festival, it denotes a time of positivity and fresh beginnings. Celebrated across Mainland China but also globally by the Chinese diaspora, food plays a significant role in the festivities. And […]

Climate-Friendly Cooking: New Tool Helps Food Blogs Carbon Label Their Recipes

4 Mins Read A new online tool has been created so that food blogs and websites can add carbon labels to their recipes. Partnering with WP Recipe Maker, a recipe plug-in for web publishing software WordPress, My Emissions automatically calculates the carbon footprint of recipes using its ingredients, and can even make more specific estimates if the life […]

My Little Hong Kong Kitchen Comfort Food: Palak Paneer AKA Spinach Curry

2 Mins Read Palak paneer is Indian comfort food at its best: a creamy, spinach curry with even creamier pieces of paneer cheese. I couldn’t get hold of paneer so I substituted in halloumi, which worked a treat. This is an easy, healthy and warming dinner thanks to the large amounts of spinach and Indian spices. I added a splash […]

Everything You Need to Know About Aquafaba aka Miracle Bean Water

4 Mins Read Any vegan cook worth their salt will have war stories when it comes to vegan baking: replacing eggs is no easy feat. Sure there’s apple sauce and flax seeds, but let’s face it, they are hardly ideal solutions. Turns out, there’s a miracle vegan egg replacer that’s been right under our noses this whole time. […]

Green Queen Recipes: The Perfect Mediterranean Tabbouleh Salad

3 Mins Read In our household, we live on tabbouleh. It’s the kind of thing we make in bulk and always have in the fridge. This Middle Eastern salad makes for an ideal lunch, a light dinner and it even works as a filling savory snack. These days, you see tabbouleh in lots of salad bars and sandwich […]

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 […]

Plant-Based Cooking Hacks: One Pot Quinoa & Mushroom Risotto

3 Mins Read Here’s another great quinoa idea for you to create in the kitchen. By substituting the heavy, carb-laden risotto rice with quinoa, a traditionally heavy dish is transformed into a lighter, healthier and more nourishing meal. What we also like about using quinoa is that it removes the need for continuous stirring. All you need to […]

Green Queen Recipes: 3 Easy Quinoa Salads

5 Mins Read In this day and age, many of us can get so caught up in our busy lives that we are constantly chasing our tails trying to get through our long to-do lists- it feels like there is no time to do important things like cook. But study after study shows that people who eat home-cooked […]

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. […]

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’. […]