All of you organic foodies out there are probably already aware of the super popular organic wholefood refillery GoodFor which opened in Ponsonby almost a year ago. GoodFor have been bringing Kiwis waste-free shopping since early 2017. Their Williamson Avenue store is filled with organic bulk wholefoods that use zero packaging, just bring your own […]
Embrace the latest in New Zealand-made food and drink and the return of a beloved burger. Energy Source A lot of us are beginning to understand the importance of protein in our diets, and why post-gym protein is not reserved for bodybuilders. The problem we now face is picking a protein powder that is palatable,...
Everyone loves cookies – if you think you don’t you’re probably lying to yourself. Eating a gluten-free diet means you can often miss out on these delicious treats so we scoured the internet to find you the best gluten-free cookie recipe from My Gluten-Free Kitchen. Gluten-free chocolate chip cookies Ingredients: 2 1/4 cups (~282 grams) […]
The Summery weather is back again and with weather this good you might as well treat yourself to a frozen treat. If you’re up in the big smoke of Auckland City over the next few days you should make a quick stop to Walt’s Real Fruit Ice Cream in Mt Eden. Walt’s Mt Eden Kiosk […]
Summer is not over – and even if it is, WE DON’T CARE! Because there’s never a time of year when we’re not craving the deliciousness that is a tropical mango smoothie. This recipe is great for a morning snack or a mid-day quencher. Did we say it’s guilt free, dairy free, gluten free? Check, […]
I always find myself getting into breakfast ruts – I’m not exactly what you would call a ‘morning person’ and often I’m so strapped for time and inspiration that I’ll just grab an Up & Go or skip breakfast altogether. But breakfast is the most important meal of the day and it is good to […]
It’s no secret that protein is key if you want to stay fuller for longer, keep your energy levels up, build and repair muscle, and have healthy skin, nails and hair. While protein is an important part of your diet, sometimes it can be hard to know where to start with getting your daily protein […]
Valentine’s Day is almost upon us and if you’re anything like me you’re probably still umming and ahhing over what you and your partner are going to do. If the thought of going out to a glitzy restaurant isn’t so appealing – or you just want to spend some quality alone time with your valentine […]
Everything you need to know: from chocolate delivery, new lattes and how to be plastic free. Chocoholics Anonymous In this day and age, we don’t need to leave the house, with the myriad of delivery services offering dinner, cocktails, dry cleaning and things for ‘that time of the month’ to our door. The subscription model...
Butter Up When it comes to summer food, there is one thing many of us look forward to all year – BBQs, think: perfectly cooked steak, fresh prawns and locally caught fish with summer salads and Perla potatoes. Award-winning chef Owen Sinclair has created a must-have for your next BBQ with Flavour Fiend finishing butter....
Who doesn’t love a sweet treat every now and then? For those of us living in the Auckland area we’re pretty lucky to have some great solely dessert based cafes to choose from. We’ve compiled a list of a few of the best dessert cafes in Auckland that you need to try out. The Sugar […]
If you’re looking for something cute and tasty to prepare on Christmas day as a starter or a snack blinis are perfect. By adding these cute little ‘santa hats’ you can also make them perfectly Christmas themed. These Santa hat blinis are a crowd-pleaser for people of all ages. Ingredients: 1 packet Marcel’s Fancy Blinis […]
Blessed with a summer Christmas, us Kiwis are lucky enough to prep our taste buds on a sunny porch – as opposed to wearing tacky jumpers by the fire that only contributes to Global Warming – to celebrate the birthing of Jesus. The three most obvious yet classy amuse-bouche options comes down to either an […]
Summer time is here, the weather has been absolutely sweltering and it’s definitely the time of year where I wish I had a smoothie or juice in my hand 24/7. Luckily all of us living in Auckland can now give the iconic Boost Juice a try. They’ve just opened their first ever Auckland shop! Boost […]
When it comes to summer food we all love a good barbecue. Perfectly cooked steak, fresh prawns and locally caught fish with summer salads and perla potatoes. It’s a summer tradition, really! Award-winning chef Owen Sinclair has created a must-have for your next BBQ with Flavour Fiend Finishing Butter. It comes in four flavours to […]
We all know Christmas is a day where we can indulge ourselves in some of the finer things in life minus the guilt. So here’s a recipe that’s perfect for a decadent champagne breakfast! Chocolate strawberry crepes. Makes 2 large servings Ingredients A packet Marcel’s Ooh La La Crepes (in the freezer section of your […]
If you’re planning on entertaining this Christmas you’re probably on the lookout for entrees to serve your friends and family. Here’s a great starter of Christmas Caprese blinis you can serve to your guests. Makes 24 blinis Caprese Christmas Blinis Makes 24 blinis Ingredients 1 packet Marcel’s Fancy Blinis (in your supermarket’s freezer section) 24 […]