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INTERVIEW: SpiceBox Organics Founder Punam Chopra “Eating Healthy Can Solve So Many Problems In Life”

10 Mins Read SpiceBox Organics is a boutique USDA-certified organic store and café in Hong Kong that specialises in high-quality ingredients, snacks and freshly prepared grab-and-go meals that are healthy and earth-friendly. Since its inception in 2012, SpiceBox Organics’s two locations in Mid Levels and Kennedy Town have become a go-to for health-conscious folk in the city to […]

Hong Kong Shopping Guide: Where To Buy Dairy-Free Coconut & Nut Yogurts

5 Mins Read As one of the oldest and most popular fermented foods, yogurt is known all over the world and has been consumed for centuries. From traditional Indian raita, to classic Persian side dish Mast-o-Khiar to über popular and having a moment Greek yogurt, this bacterial fermentation of milk is a breakfast (and lunch) staple in many households. Though there […]

9 New Hong Kong Food Brands To Keep You Healthy In 2017

6 Mins Read Coco Paradise Handmade Coconut Snacks The force of the coconut zeitgeist is still strong. There is still so much to discover about this incredible drupe fruit that is the mainstay of many a wellenial’s diet. Like coconut jerky. And coconut energy bars. Coco Paradise lovingly creates these handmade coconut snack treats right here in Hong […]

Hong Kong’s 10 Fastest-Growing Healthy Food Chains

6 Mins Read People are always telling us wistfully that Hong Kong is so behind cities like London, Sydney or New York when it comes to healthy eating. A couple of years ago, we would have nodded our heads in agreement but today, there really is so much more choice when it comes to finding healthy food on […]

Our Favourite Locally Made Nut Butter Brands

3 Mins Read Here at Green Queen Headquarters, we are just nuts for nut butters (sorry!) and put it in/on everything from smoothies to cake batter to toast. We have waxed on regarding these healthy snacks, spreads and dips and are tickled pink that there are so many great local options made right here in Hong Kong. Below […]

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 […]

Eat Clean: 6 Sandwich Wrap Ideas That Aren’t Bread + Where To Buy Them

5 Mins Read Sandwiches are such a primal, nostalgic food- most of us grew up eating them regularly in our school lunchbox. Every culture has its own version. In fact,  they are probably the world’s most ubiquitous food. Sandwiches and wraps are so convenient, hence their popularity. Just throw your favorite things into an edible and portable container and voila: […]

The 411 On Bulletproof Coffee: What You Need To Know – Pros AND Cons

3 Mins Read Bulletproof coffee, also known as bullet coffee, MCT coffee and grassfed coffee, was conceived of by Silicon Valley veteran Dave Asprey, who was inspired to create the recipe after discovering tea blended with yak butter whilst traveling in Tibet. The exact bulletproof coffee formula consists of blending organic filtered coffee, Brain Octane or XCT oil and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Green Queen Heroes: Punam Chopra of Spicebox Organics

5 Mins Read Tell us a little bit about yourself. I have been in the health and fitness industry for most of my life. I started one of the first women’s health and fitness centers in New Delhi, India 20 years ago and hosted my own fitness show on television. Following this experience, I went to Canada to […]