Diet, Food & Recipes

Friday, 09 February 2018
Salt is another of those basic food essentials that has had a rough time in recent years; some perspective on this and a reality check, salt is essential to support body function and to sustain and support good health. — Read Article
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Friday, 09 February 2018
For most of my lifetime butter has been villainised and associated with cardiovascular and heart issues; I am sure we can all remember butter at half the price it is today. Two things have lifted the price of New Zealand butter, the major one being the global realization by the healthy minded, coupled with ongoing research into the effects of the good fatty acids and what was thought to be a totally bad fatty acid LDL. — Read Article
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Friday, 09 February 2018
1x 300ml bottle of cream, 1x 220gm tin highlander condensed milk, 1⁄2 tsp vanilla, 1⁄4 tsp salt, juice of 2 lemons, 1 pkt gingernuts, 125gms butter (melted) — Read Article
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Friday, 09 February 2018
Ginger has been prized for over 5000 years as a tonic to treat common ailments, it appears to have originated in SE Asia and widely cultivated in the known world by the first century. — Read Article
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Friday, 03 November 2017
Over the summer months the risk of suffering the effects of food poisoning increase; this is generally the result of careless food handling. — Read Article
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Friday, 20 October 2017
Serve mango pudding on its own or with fruit topped with evaporated milk. This recipe can be doubled or tripled easily. Serves 4 — Read Article
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Friday, 20 October 2017
If you are making the rice more than 6 hours ahead, keep it in the fridge especially during hot weather, but allow time before serving for it to warm to room temperature. — Read Article
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Friday, 20 October 2017
Mangoes tend to be one of the more expensive fruit choices; a treat that is well worth the expense. — Read Article
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Friday, 01 September 2017
When considering gut health the old adage “we are what we eat” certainly rings true. — Read Article
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Friday, 01 September 2017
Candied Kumara — Read Article
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Friday, 01 September 2017
Kumara and Chickpea Soup — Read Article
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Friday, 01 September 2017
Fresh is best and the colour of vegetables is an indicator of various health promoting properties for instance red fruits and vegetables. — Read Article
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Tuesday, 15 August 2017
Kumara (sweet potato) belongs to the morning glory family of tubers, a root vegetable with a history and origins in South America dating back 5000 years. — Read Article
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Monday, 27 February 2017
Kale is related to the cruciferous group of vegetables that includes broccoli, brussel sprouts, cabbage and cauliflower; it was the most widely eaten green vegetable until the middle ages when cabbage gained in popularity. — Read Article
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Thursday, 01 December 2016
Weight loss diets are something many of us have tried with the result that we experience the pendulum affect... — Read Article
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Thursday, 01 December 2016
Fossil records suggest that avocados have their origins in Mexico and were far more common when the climate of the region through to California was more agreeable to this prehistoric fruit. — Read Article
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Thursday, 01 December 2016
Guacamole Recipe — Read Article
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Thursday, 01 December 2016
Summer and the BBQ season are the time of year we need to be particularly vigilant when it comes to food safety risks; the handling and storage of food at this time of year is more important as contamination and bacteria growth are accelerated by summer conditions; heat and moisture. — Read Article
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Thursday, 01 December 2016
A number of studies on nutrients and eye health have indicated that diet can benefit your long term eye health. — Read Article
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Thursday, 01 September 2016
Cabbages are a member of the brassicas group of vegetables relatives include kale, broccoli, brussel sprouts, cauliflower and of course the various types and colours of cabbage. — Read Article
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