Diet, Food & Recipes

Wednesday, 21 November 2018
Kiwifruit despite the name they are not native to New Zealand, Mary Isobel Fraser returned from China in 1904 with seed she had gathered while visiting. They were planted in Wanganui in 1906 by Alexander Allison and the first crop was harvested in 1910, people described the flavour as gooseberry hence the initial name of Chinese gooseberry. — Read Article
Monday, 27 August 2018
Beetroot Muffins — Read Article
 
Monday, 27 August 2018
Food addiction or eating addiction is a behavioral addiction, there are many forms and types of behavioral addictions, gambling, sex, social media, smoking, alcohol, and drugs; they are all linked to the same area of the brain. — Read Article
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Monday, 27 August 2018
Beetroot could justifiably be described as a super food due to its health promoting properties when consumed. It is high in immune boosting fibre, vitamins and minerals; vitamin C and essential minerals like potassium that supports nerve and muscle function, magnesium which supports bone, liver, kidney and pancreas function and general health. — Read Article
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Tuesday, 15 May 2018
Foods that fight inflammation Re Harvard Health Publishing; Doctors are learning as time passes the best way to quell inflammation may be in our refrigerator and larder rather than the medicine cabinet drugs and chemicals. — Read Article
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Tuesday, 15 May 2018
As we are coming into winter we should maybe consider a breakfast of oats of the plain unprocessed variety, the health benefits of a serving of oats each day will surprise many as oats contain many health promoting trace elements and minerals in a form our bodies can readily metabolise including copper manganese and iron as well as B group vitamins. — Read Article
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Tuesday, 15 May 2018
The humble cauliflower is a member of the cruciferous type of vegetable that include broccoli, kale, mustard greens, turnips, radishes, cabbage, brussel sprouts, Chinese cabbage, horseradish and watercress. — Read Article
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Tuesday, 15 May 2018
Curried Raw Cauliflower Salad — Read Article
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Monday, 23 April 2018
Preheat oven to 150 Celsius. Peel garlic cloves and onions, cut onions into six wedges each and lay in large roasting pan. Scatter garlic on top of onions, pour olive oil over it, season with salt and pepper. Roast onions and garlic for one hour or until both are soft. Place onions and garlic into soup pot. — Read Article
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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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