Recipes

Poached Pears with Cinnamon and Anchor Greek Yoghurt

Pears are harvested in New Zealand and Australia around February to March and are generally available until May so this is the perfect time to get your pear fix.  Poached…

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Massaged Kale Salad

Kale, not just for green smoothies, you can also use this nutrient powerhouse in your salads! As Kale is course and tough the best way to make it palatable is…

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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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Recipe: Lemon Yoghurt Loaf

With Christmas just around the corner (where did 2014 go?!) family catch up's and celebratory lunches are happening here there and everywhere.  My Mother, the baking Queen, taught me from a…

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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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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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