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My Little Hong Kong Kitchen: Vietnamese Noodle Salad

3 Mins Read There’s nothing like a nice, refreshing, zesty cold salad on a warm summer day. Inspired by her recent travels to Vietnam, the land of vibrant, fresh, simple dishes, home chef Laura Williams has created this colorful Vietnamese Noodle Salad dish, actually a deconstruction of the country’s famous fresh spring rolls stuffed with crunchy vegetables, fresh […]

Avocado Stories: How To Make The Perfect Guacamole

4 Mins Read By Anthony Damico The thermometer is inching upwards fast and once these April showers clear, summer will be upon us, which means vacations and suntans, not to mention my favourite part of the season: beach barbecues and cookouts. There’s nothing like getting together with a group of friends, firing up some charcoal and getting your […]

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 […]

Health Advice From Blue Zones Author, National Geographic Explorer & Longevity Expert Dan Buettner

3 Mins Read Internationally renowned National Geographic explorer Dan Buettner traveled the world researching the planet’s “Blue Zones,” regions boasting the highest concentration of centenarian residents, with people largely unconcerned with modern day health afflictions like heart disease and diabetes. These zones include Okinawa, Japan; Ikaria, Greece, Sardinia, Italy; Loma Linda (California), United States; Nicoya, Costa Rica and […]

Top 10 Vegan Protein Sources & How To Use Them Every Day

5 Mins Read One of the biggest challenges when following a plant-based diet is ensuring you get enough protein regularly. Turns out, it’s easy if you know where to look! Below we list the top ten healthiest plant-based protein sources for all you aspiring herbivores! Spirulina (Dried) 64.4 grams of protein per cup It’s hard to beat spirulina […]

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 […]

Skip The Meat! Hong Kong’s Best Vegetarian Friendly Eateries (Not In Central)

5 Mins Read Looking for a meatless meal away from the hustle and bustle of Central that is worth the drive taste-wise? Hong Kong now boasts a plethora of delicious dining options for even the most discerning veggie food-lover. So skip the beef and check out some of these (more hidden) choice eateries serving up gourmet plant-based dishes! 3/3rds September 2017 […]

World Renowned Animal Activist & Model/Actor Richie Kul Myth Busts The Carnivore Illusion: Dispelling Arguments Against Ditching Meat

8 Mins Read By Richie Kul   As an outspoken supporter of animal welfare organizations and a believer in the sanctity of life, I regularly get quizzed on my stance on various animal-related issues, from the virtues and extremes of a plant-based diet to animal testing to the exploitation of animals in the fur, leather, and wool trades. […]

Green Queen’s Last Minute Xmas Food Guide 2014

4 Mins Read Expecting a full house on Christmas Eve/Day and have not gotten around to sorting out your sustainably sourced Christmas dinner? Not to worry, Green Queen has you covered. We have scoured the Green Queen Guide to Hong Kong to bring you the best last minute options to sort out everything from meat to veggies to […]