Last Minute Christmas Cake

This is a fabulously moist cake perfect for those of us who never get organised enough to make the Christmas cake in June.  Made in large muffin tins it also creates a great cheats Christmas pudding.  Simply nuke in the microwave and serve with lashings of custard. 6 cups mixed fruit 1 apple, grated ½…

Read more

Strawberry Smoothie Bowl

Recipe & Image: 5+ a Day Serves 2  1 handful of strawberries, washed and stemmed ¼ pineapple chopped 1 banana, peeled 1 cup plain yoghurt Topping ingredients strawberries, chopped seeds to sprinkle (we used sesame and linseed) coconut flakes For a sustainable serving bowl, hollow out the pineapple. You can freeze the remaining pineapple for…

Read more

Mushroom Breakfast Muffins

Recipe & Image: 5+ a Day Serves 12  1 cup button mushrooms, wiped and thinly sliced 6 large eggs ½ cup milk ½ red onion, finely chopped 1 cup baby spinach, roughly chopped ½ cup cherry tomatoes, quartered ½ cup cheddar cheese ¼ cup parsley, chopped 1 tablespoon oil salt & freshly ground black pepper…

Read more

Fast Fashion

Do we make exceptions for fashion we wouldn’t for food? Like our food supply, mass production has meant the modern fashion industry is full of waste, poor practices, exploitation as well as the use of environmentally damaging ingredients. I personally refuse to buy a certain brand of chocolate, preferring to support a New Zealand made…

Read more

And the Winners are…..

Over the summer we had you help us scour the BOP and Waiakto for the best date scones. Then it was our job (tough I know!) to taste test your picks and discover just who makes the best date scone in each region. A staple on any cafe counter, the classic date scone is a…

Read more
ac nourish ad