Kale Juice and Beetroot Juice

Juicing is so delicious and so good for you. We highly recommend Horum Slow Juicers. They are quiet, easy to clean and slowly squeeze fruit and vegetables meaning no oxidation or damage to the food cells. Compared to traditional centrifugal juicing, squeezing means up to four times the enzymes and six times the vitamins are…

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Japanese Spring Soba Noodles

Recipe extract from: Always Delicious by Lauraine Jacobs MNZM Lauraine Jacobs MNZM is an internationally respected food and wine writer, and the author/editor of nine cookbooks. A passionate cook and lover of simply presented fresh food, she has won many food and recipe writing awards including two Gold Ladles at the World Food Media Awards.…

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Irish Potato Cakes

These are a great way of using up left over mashed potato. Simple in flavour they are perfect as part of a brunch. Add some feta in the mix and serve with a spicy tomato sauce for a delicious vegetarian meal. 650g Agria potatoes 40g butter ¼ cup milk 1½ cups cabbage (or 1 cup…

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Indian Spiced Chickpea Salad

Recipe: Pluto Juice & Salad Bar, Tauranga | Photography: Brydie Thompson Vegetarian, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Egg Free, Nut Free 4 tbsp oil 1 onion, diced 2 tbsp yellow mustard seeds 1 tbsp ground cumin 1 tbsp ground coriander 1 tbsp curry powder 2 x 400g tins chickpeas, drained and rinsed ½ cup natural yoghurt…

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Hearty Winter Soup

Recipe: Two Birds Eatery | Photography: Leah Hoskin 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 tbsp garlic, finely diced 1 tbsp ginger, finely diced 1 jalapeño, finely diced and destemmed (optional) 1 yellow onion, diced 1 large sweet potato, peeled and chopped ½ head cauliflower, stems removed and chopped 1 can (400ml) coconut milk 800ml…

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Healthy Blueberry and Banana Pancakes

Photography | Tracie Heasman Serves 2, Sugar Free These are super easy pancakes to make and perfect for the kids to learn. Using banana to sweeten them, along with some antioxidant packed blueberries they are also fairly healthy. If you want to make them even better for you, replace the self-raising flour with wholemeal flour and…

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Hazelnut, Toasted Cauliflower Rice & Portobello Salad

Another salad that ticks all the boxes from Wild One in Mount Maunganui. Images by Brydie Thompson   ½ head cauliflower, roughly chopped, including the stalk ½ cup toasted hazelnuts 1 pomegranate (seeds only, set half aside for garnish) 5 portobello mushrooms 3 cups baby spinach 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp smoked paprika 1 tsp…

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Grilled Zucchini + Spinach with Roasted Capsicum Dressing

Recipe and images by Emma Galloway You could also use a selection of mixed salad greens in place of the spinach, if preferred. Pine nuts have a tendency to go rancid quite quickly due to their high oil content, which is why I always store mine in the freezer. They can be used straight from…

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Grilled Watermelon Salad

  Recipe by Niels Naumann Images by Ashlee DeCaires   This salad screams summer. Serve it at your next BBQ and watch it be devoured or head into Ember on Church Road in Hamilton and enjoy the original version.   ½ watermelon 1 punnet strawberries 1 cucumber 1 packet Persian feta (or marinated soft feta…

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Grilled Carrot and Feta Salad

Recipe: extracted from Ima Cuisine by Yael Shochat with David Cohen, published by Random House NZ, RRP: $55.00 Photography: Callum Thomas I have adapted this recipe from a traditional Tunisian carrot dish; cooked and mashed carrots are called for in that dish but I like the smokiness that comes from grilling them. There’s a great combination…

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