Banana Chocolate Coconut Pie

This recipe is coutesy of Deborah Murtagh from Healthy Kitchen.  Visit her website for more great recipes, nutirional information and online schools. Raw Pie Crust ¼ cup liquid raw honey 1 cup finely ground almond meal 1 cup fine desiccated coconut ½ raw cacao (or cocoa powder) 6 medjool dates, pit removed 3 tbsp organic virgin unfermented coconut…

Roasted Pumpkin Frittata

This is a great meatless meal.  The caramelised onions give it real ‘meatiness’.  The sweetness of the pumpkin and onions are complimented beautifully with the salty feta, and the green kale adds another dimension both visually and flavour wise. If you are in a rush, a store bought onion marmalade would work instead of the…

Warm Roast Vegetable & Lentil Salad with Zahtar & Sundried Tomatoes

Recipe: Alison Mawer Crunchy vegetables with soft lentils all wrapped up in a thick flavoursome dressing, this recipe from Alison Mawer is quick and delicious.  Click here to read Alison’s blog Pease Pudding 200g baby beetroot, peeled and halved 200g baby carrots, scrubbed and stalk removed 400g tinned lentils 4 sundried tomatoes handful fresh parsley handful…

BOP & Waikato regions top fruit and vegetable variety poll

  Waikato and BOP residents eat the widest variety of vegetables with their dinner, according to a recent 5+ A Day survey. Figures from the survey show 65 per cent of all Kiwis have two to three different types of vegetables at dinner, with residents of the upper North Island (excluding Auckland) topping the variety stakes. Thirty-six…