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New to Essano, plus a Giveaway

It's no secret that we love supporting New Zealand brands and we are such big fans of Essano. Essano are an affordable, organic skin care range available in Countdown Supermarkets…

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Coconut Dream Pie

  You don’t need to be a trend spotter to know coconuts are so hot right now.  We love using coconuts, whether it is Coconut Water or cooking with Extra…

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Coconut Ice

  With the silly season just around the corner, I thought it would be appropriate to share a recipe that is delicious, easy to make, and can be taken to…

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Black Chicken Remedies

            Five weeks ago on Instagram I posted about a natural deodorant I was trailing from a brand called Black Chicken.  A brand by Chey…

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Cashew Ginger Slice

Ginger slice is a kiwi classic that can be found in almost all bakeries around the country so it made sense to create a healthy version. This cashew ginger slice is…

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Peanut Butter Fudge

Since I can remember I have loved fudge, usually the kind with half a kilo of white or brown sugar in it, usually caramel flavoured (condensed milk, yum) and more…

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Ways to reduce stress and improve your sense of wellbeing on your daily commute.

It seems it is not just financial worries and heavy workloads to be a cause of stress and anxiety; now our daily commute could also be to blame.  A 2011…

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Inspirational Friends – Alistair Horscroft

    When I heard that Alistair, founder of The Mind Academy in Noosa, was coming to New Zealand I knew I had to get an interview. Isabel Fenwick, one…

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Raspberry Raw Cheesecake

Fan of traditional cheesecake but want to steer clear of all the empty calories, refined sugar and dairy?  If you are a raw food skeptic and have been avoiding raw…

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Organic Protein Powder

Organic Protein Powder by 180 Nutrition   Finding a high quality protein powder can be hard.  The market is saturated with powders that are full of artificial flavourings and preservatives,…

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