Article Title: Protein sources for meatless days
If you’ve chosen a vegetarian diet, enjoy vegan recipes, or you’re just cutting back on meat and adding more plant-based foods to your day, you might be concerned that the lack of meat is making you protein deficient.
Article Title: Why you might try fermented foods
Fermenting food began as a way to preserve it, but these days we hear a lot about the practice because of the potential benefits for our gut health. Most vegetables and some fruits can be preserved, using either a salty brine, the vegetables’ own juice, whey or a starter culture. You can also ferment dairy, nuts and grains.
Article Title: Hearty chocolate orange loaf recipe
Take earthy buckwheat flour, a tasty olive oil and combine them with tried and true chocolate, orange flavours to leave yourself with a hearty loaf good for morning tea, or even breakfast, toasted and spread with a little salted butter.
Article Title: The organic home garden: Autumn
How to help your garden thrive in Autumn.
Article Title: Choosing a home meal kit service
Do you need some new dinner ideas but are lacking in time and inspiration? Food delivery boxes are a healthy and convenient option. Find out which one suits your family’s needs.
Article Title: Deliciously Ella’s almond butter rocky roads
Delciosuly Ella shares her moorish, sweet yet healthy, rocky road treats!
Article Title: Danijela Unkovich’s berry yoghurt pop recipe
With an abundance of fresh berries available to us in summer, these fruity blueberry yoghurt pops are the perfect refresher on a hot day.
Article Title: Michelle Yandle’s lunchbox frittatas
Health and nutrition coach, Michelle Yandee, shares her healthy, quick and easy frittata recipe.
Article Title: Megan May’s almond butter jelly cups
Megan May of The Unbakery created these delicious chocolate-coated almond butter and raspberry treats. They are perfect when you want a sweet but healthy treat!
Article Title: Easing into mindful eating
Mindful eating is about slowing down, becoming more aware of our habits around food and making meal time a ritual. Eating mindfully helps us to tune in more closely to what our bodies are telling us about hunger and satisfaction and research suggests that paying more attention to how we eat supports a more positive relationship with food, allowing time for us to recognise the difference between physical and emotional hunger, too.
Article Title: Dr Libby’s tips to boost your energy
Many of us feel tired and run down as we juggle busy schedules but the good news is Dr Libby has some practical advice we can follow to boost our energy levels.
Tessa Berger is perhaps best known for contesting the 2016 local elections, standing for a seat on the Rodney board, north of Auckland. But at just 22, she’s back from a football scholarship to the US, has started her own merchandising business, campaigns for environmental preservation and happens to be a fan of ecostore products as well. We put a few questions to her about how she keeps up a healthy lifestyle with so many things on the go.
Article Title: Five ways to cut food waste
In this country we throw about 120,000 tonnes of food out from our homes each year – that’s about $900 million worth and could feed about 260,000 people. Here are some simple tips to reduce your food waste.
Article Title: Lee-Anne Wann’s grain free breakfast bread
Lee-Ann Wann shares her favourite cave-man bread recipe – it’s totally gluten-and grain-free – in fact it just looks and tastes like bread, but really is a beautiful, nutrient dense, high protein loaf. It’s great for the kids’ lunches as a slice, perfect for breakfast with a poached egg on top, or even sliced and toasted with some mashed avocado or a little butter.
Article Title: Zoe Salmen’s delicious peanut butter fudge
This peanut butter fudge uses only four ingredients and can be prepared in just a few minutes. It is free of gluten, refined sugar, dairy and eggs and packed with good fats and a splash of rice syrup, which adds a subtle sweetness.
Article Title: Are nut milks and butters for you?
Weighing up the benefits and detriments of these non-dairy alternatives, plus a few of our favourtie recipes!
Article Title: Wellness Warrior – Danijela Unkovich
We were lucky enough to interview nutritionist Danijela Unkovich, the creator of one of our favourite foodie blogs and Instagram accounts, Healthy Always.
Article Title: How to set up a school garden
Paul Dickinson, founder of OKE- a charity which helps to set up school gardens so kids can learn about healthy eating and sustainability- tells us how you can set up a school garden.
Article Title: Kids activities for winter weekends
During the cooler months, dreary weather can make it feel so much harder to come up with fun activities for kids, but with a bit of creative thinking, it’s easy to keep your little ones entertained. We’ve put together our top five ideas to ward off boredom and help you get inspired on a rainy day indoors.
Article Title: Walking the talk – research & development manager Huia Iti
This week we caught up with our research and development manager Huia Iti, who tells us how life by the sea is a chance to enjoy local food, cut down on waste and tread more lightly on the planet.
This week we caught up with Tony, the general manager of operations and procurement at our manufacturing facility, Eco Tech, to talk about the importance of maintaining a local community and how he’s created a permaculture garden in an urban environment.
Article Title: Buffy-Ellen Gill’s meatless recipe favourites
Buffy-Ellen Gill is the founder of Be Good Organics, a plant-based whole foods blog, community and store. She loves to create and photograph delicious yet simple plant-based recipes that you can make at home. We were lucky enough to meet her at the latest Wellness Retreat in Auckland, where she showed us how to make a couple of her healthy winter favourites