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Creative Food Alternatives

Nowadays, we see everywhere food is served: ‘the alternative option’. There are so many different ingredients finding their way into our lives- for health reasons, intolerance reasons and hey, mixing it up for the sake of some new flavour flave. There are blue algae + beetroot lattes, GF brownies using avocado, kumara Read more…

Hara Hachi Bu

Our Western world is brilliant and bustling. Full of colour, convenience, creativity and, just to continue my alliterations, consumerism. We consume, we hoard, we overeat and we do it all VERY quickly. Now don’t be offended, I might not be talking to you, so read on, as far removed as Read more…

Bioavailability

So is a carrot “worth” the same cooked as it is raw? Is an apple picked in the United States as nutritious as one picked in Warkworth?  Hmmm, no I am not posing deep philosophical questions- I am talking about Bioavailability. What? Bioavailability – is simply, how easily a nutrient you ingest Read more…

Thai Pad Pumpkin

The name in Thai is actually pronounced Pad Fuktong which means fried pumpkin. Don’t say it out loud to your children.  Serves 2, about 20 minutes to prepare + cook. Ingredients: 2 red chillis, finely chopped2 spring onions, finely chopped5 cloves of garlic2 cups of pumpkin1 egg, beaten1T oil1t of coconut / Read more…

Liver Loving

No one enjoys being challenged in the area of excess do they!? I’m sorry to say I might be adding to the cacophony, however, do take your time to read on as it may explain some missing energy + vitality in your life. The following are some honest facts about Read more…