5 Fast, easy recipes to feed active lives

Summer is nearly here and that means evenings playing touch, tennis, a paddle board after work, or walking around the neighbourhood. Whatever it is, we’re loving our Kiwi backyard and all the exciting things we can do. As we pop the slow cooker to the back of the cupboard it’s time to refresh our arsenal…

How one Kiwi mum is getting naked in the kitchen

In her mid-20s Tracey McLean suffered from bloating and digestive discomfort. Her energy rapidly slumped and despite doing everything she could, nothing shifted. At this time Tracey started researching gut health, and she isolated dairy as the probable cause of many of her health woes. Not only was Tracey freed by her discovery, and switched…

6 Tasty school holiday treats that satisfy

School holidays are here and it’s no better time to get crafty in the kitchen with easy eats that are sure to delight. Whether it’s for breakfast, a snack, dessert or even breakfast for dinner (hey, why not?), these 6 heavenly recipes are easy to make together and will definitely fill hungry tums. 1. Chocolate…

Have a smoothie bowl spring fling with our 6 fave foodies

At Almond Breeze we’re making the transition from our delicious, comforting bowl of brekkie porridge to making nourishing smoothie bowls. Thankfully, we don’t have to look far for great inspiration thanks to our favourite Instagram foodies who have been tagging us in their heavenly kitchen creations. So we thought we’d share their abundant creations with…

6 Steps to help manage emotions through Covid

Many have breezed through lockdown 2.0 but others have found it tough going. Wherever you fit on the scale, it’s great to know how to support your own mental wellbeing as well as others. We’ve gathered some of the most practical steps online from top sites like Forbes, Harvard Health Publishing by Harvard Medical School…

8 Must-have kitchen gadgets you need to make you a Masterchef

Getting fancy in the kitchen is all the better when you have the right gadgets to do it. It may be a matter of saving the pennies to buy some of the pricier items, or adding them to birthday wish lists. But once you’ve amassed the right tools, there’ll be nothing in the way between…

Kiwi Film Festival hot picks + snacks to enjoy while watching

While many people love getting out in winter, we’re chuffed that this year’s Whānau Mārama New Zealand International Film Festival is also showing online despite the many challenges along the way, giving us even more options to enjoy world class films with our preferred choice of viewing experience. With our watering holes filling up thanks…

Ella William’s shares 3 recipes faves PLUS a choc chip recipe to WOW!

Coming up with new recipes, or stepping away from your tried and true faves, sometimes requires a special dose of inspiration. If you’re anything like us, you’re all about asking friends and whanau for their recipe big hitters so you can discover your new taste sensation. So we thought we’d ask our Almond Breeze New…

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Decluttering tips to help you feel amazing

While some people used lockdown to declutter their homes, for the rest of us it was enough to get through work and home schooling, or adapting to work at home, or no work at all. But now that life is moving forward, if your home is anything like ours after being occupied 24/7 for 10…

Winter soup
Download our 5-day winter soup menu

Believe it or not, soup has a legacy dating back a whopping 20,000 years, with evidence of everything from clay vessels to watertight baskets made of reeds or bark and even animal hides used to contain and cook soup over hot rocks. Ingredients included anything that could be caught, captured or gathered, from animal bones,…