Food

Vegan Mud Cake with Cashew Icing

Everyone loves a good chocolate cake recipe so I thought I would experiment and make a chocolate cake that is vegan, therefore free of egg and dairy.  This cake is so…

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Exotic Fruits Iced Tea

Exotic Fruits Iced Tea In November I spoke at Red Seal’s launch of their new tea range. Red Seal is a New Zealand owned and operated company, well known for their natural products…

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Mini Christmas Pavlovas

There is a long standing dispute as to whether the humble Pavlova originated in New Zealand or Australia; it seems to be New Zealand who can take claim to fame…

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Apple and Elderflower Iced Tea

Apple and Elderflower Iced Tea Iced tea has proven to be one of the healthiest drinks available. Not only does it revive you on a hot day, but also adds…

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The Importance of Gut Health

Probiotics are the naturally occurring good bacteria that are found in our gut. These bacteria play a considerable important role in our health. The human gastrointestinal tract (GIT) is one…

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Eating for Energy

The primary role of your diet is to provide your body with enough energy-boosting nutrients to keep you going throughout the day. However, in today’s busy world it is common…

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Paleo Coconut Chicken

  New Zealand consumers eat more chicken than any other meat protein source, yes that is a fact.  Around 84 million birds are processed for consumption each year.  Sadly most from…

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Weet-Bix Energy Bars

Energy bars are the perfect handy and nutritious treat to have when on the go. Most days I will have one in my hand bag so I know I have…

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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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