The Sweet October Cookbook

Special collection of 31 recipes for the 31 days of October launches to support Kiwis living with incurable breast cancer Al Brown’s apple pie, Matilda Green’s Mediterranean chicken and Shavaughn Ruakere’s ambrosia sure get the taste-buds going, but that’s not why these familiar faces are sharing their recipes in a new book. Tomorrow (1 October),…

Smooth Operator

Words: Vicki Ravlich-Horan | Photography: Ashlee DeCaires The anatomy of a healthy smoothie Sweetness Fruit – Bananas are a classic in smoothies because they add a creamy texture and natural sweetness. Apples are a great addition to non-creamy smoothies, especially green smoothies. Berries add great flavour and a boost of antioxidants. Medjool dates are sweeter…