Article Title: A healthier Easter treat for kids
While not wanting to be an Easter Grinch, it is nice to have some treats that aren’t loaded with sugar or highly processed ingredients at this time of year. These delicious bliss balls not only taste amazing but they will also fill the kids up as they contain healthy fats from coconut and raw cacao butter - leaving less room for the sugary treats!
Article Title: Achieving sustainable goals
It’s that time of the year again, where the motivation to achieve your New Year’s resolutions is already dwindling. Like many others, I choose not to set resolutions, focusing rather on intentions or goals that I’d like to achieve for the year.
Article Title: A Vegan Christmas
If I’m being honest, I was absolutely dreading my first Christmas being vegan. I come from a large, culturally diverse background and one thing we all come together on is sharing an outrageous amount of decadent food on Christmas Day.
Article Title: Winter warmer - Pumpkin & Spinach Fettucine
This meal is perfect for winter when pumpkin is in season and goes beautifully with toasted bread on the side. In the warmer months, we use cauliflower instead of pumpkin for a slightly lighter sauce. This recipe doesn’t require too much prep time (or skill), so it’s perfect for anyone who is strapped for time or just beginning their journey into vegan cooking.
Article Title: Top vegan options for eating out
My recent trip to LA, highlighted how many great vegan cafe options we have at home.
Learning to enjoy a handful of simple morning rituals not only helps us to slow down, but to connect with the beautiful, everyday moments that we might otherwise miss, says Eleanor Ozich.
Article Title: Renee Sexton’s decadent cacao and avocado mousse
Renee Sexton, nutritionist and blogger, shares her decadent, healthy chocolate mousse recipe.
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: Deliciously Ella’s almond butter rocky roads
Delciosuly Ella shares her moorish, sweet yet healthy, rocky road treats!
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: 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: 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
Article Title: Warming winter recipes from Petite Kitchen
Eleanor Ozich shared with us a few of her favourite winter warming recipes to help you get inspired to cook delicious, healthy ‘real’ food.
Article Title: Tips and recipes for healthy snacks, by Christina Leon
When snacking is done right it has so many benefits including increased energy levels, decreased cravings, better concentration and easier weight management. Christina Leon makes it easy for you with these healthy yet tasty snacks!
Article Title: Buffy-Ellen Gill’s chocolate raspberry tart
Buffy-Ellen Gill, founder of Be Good Organics, shared her plant-based, dairy, gluten and refined sugar free chocolate and raspberry tart with us! Now you can indulge without the guilt.
Article Title: Spice up your burger with Wise Boys’ vegan Spicy Mex recipe
We love what’s going on at Wise Boys - they’re creating vegan burger treats to sell from their food truck, and helping look after the planet at the same time. Their burgers are incredibly delicious and we were lucky enough to find out the recipe for their Spicy Mex burger!
Article Title: Zoe Salmen’s little carrot and pear cakes
Zoe Salmen has created these delicious little spiced pear and carrot treats.They’re light, fluffy, sweet and, best of all, they’re healthy!