There is something really special about sharing healthy, great meals and recipes with family and friends.
If you are looking for some simple healthy salad dressing recipes then here are three to help. You can also learn more about how different herbs and spices can be used in the dressing to compliment flavours in the main course Read more
Pasta doesn’t have to be a high calorie meal The key is to mind the serving sizes, to avoid adding highly processed meats, full fat cream or butter sauces and instead focus on vegetable sauces. Here are some lower fat ideas… Read more
If you are looking for an easy loaf or muffin recipe to use up an excess crop of feijoas, apples or pears that is quick to prepare, easy and delicious then this is the recipe for you. Read more
Kumara is a particularly versatile tuber vegetable, rich in carbohydrate, a good source of dietary fibre, potassium and phytonutrients. Kumara combines well with any meat and many fruits as you will see if you try this recipe. Read more
Chickpeas are one of the earliest cultivated legumes in the world. High in protein they are very versatile and filling. If you are searching for a quick, easy and inexpensive family meal do try this recipe from the NZ Heart Foundation. Read more
Traditionally foods like Antipasta are served at the start of the meal and full of flavour along with extra fat and salt. If you are looking for healthier nibbles, more fibre and antioxidants then here are some suggestions that may help. Read more
Ice cream and jelly was once the ‘go to’ food to eat if feeling sick or feverish. Here are some other suggestions for easy ways to keep well hydrated and maintain strength and immunity during times of sickness or if Covid affected. Read more