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What is inflammation and how to reduce it with food

What is inflammation? Acting as an intrinsic regulator keeping illness at bay, inflammation by nature has a critical role to heal our bodies.  Our immune system is prompted as the first line of defence to identify when our cells are damaged, irritated or if pathogens are floating around when they shouldn’t be.  The inflammatory response […]

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Have your cake and eat it too these festive holidays

With the most sociable, yet indulgent, time of year on the horizon the guilt associated with Christmas can cause some stress when thinking about the kitchen antics. Finding stability and balance over Christmas doesn’t need to feel like you are walking on a tightrope.  Ensuring jolly season traditions are kept while nourishing our family, friends […]

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9 small ways to reduce your waste

Living waste free may sound like a huge challenge, but it’s actually a lot easier than you think! With some small changes to your lifestyle, you can significantly reduce waste. It won’t happen overnight, but small changes do make a big difference. Here’s some tips for going waste free that you can start implementing today. […]

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7 nutrient-dense alternatives to white rice

7 nutrient-dense alternatives to white rice   White rice has long been a pantry staple, and for good reasons: it’s versatile, filling, affordable, and easy to cook. So you’ve seen all sorts of different grains and seeds on your Instagram or Facebook feed and you’re thinking “What is Quinoa? How do I use it?”. Don’t […]

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Keep New Zealand Beautiful Awards – 2018 Finalist

This year we are honoured to have been listed as a finalist in the Keep New Zealand Beautiful 2018 Awards – The Most Sustainable Business Project Award. It’s great to see so many great Kiwis and businesses and groups doing great things to help Keep New Zealand Beautiful. Congratulations to all the finalists and winners! […]

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Dirty Dozen: The most pesticide-laden produce [plus Clean 15 list]

In an ideal world, everyone would be able to eat organic food all the time. But we understand that’s not always possible (although we’re doing everything we can to make that dream a reality!). Sometimes, organic produce is hard to find. Price, seasonality, availability, location; all of these factors can influence shopping decisions. The Dirty […]

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