10 Beautiful festive decorations that don’t cost the earth

Whatever you celebrate this summer season – from Hannukah, Dhanu Sankranti, Solstice, Gita Jayanti, Yuletide, Christmas, the Lunar New Year – Year of the Ox, to the birthday of ‘Alī ibn Abī Ṭālib, and Laylat al-Mi’raj in March – we know that decorating your house can be fun and bring everyone together over food and…

7 Festive recipes to capture the holiday spirit

If there’s one thing 2020 taught us it’s that we Kiwis love to bake! But even if you escaped the great lockdown baking frenzy, maybe now’s the perfect time to round out the year by getting fancy in the kitchen. To complete our season 7 recipe stack, we even adapted an egg nog recipe so…

Meet the fab creators of NZ Yoga Day!

There may be no better way to celebrate our incoming Kiwi summer than this! How does joining amazing people lakeside at picturesque Western Springs Park to experience yoga, meditation, uplifting live music, delicious kai and a market place to scoop up Christmas goodies sound? If you answered “Heck yes!” then New Zealand Yoga Day, being…

6 Strawberrylicious recipes from around the globe

Strawberries are in season and they’re popping up all over the place like, well, strawberries! Whether you like them dipped in choccie sauce, smothered in cream, served with your fave brekkie cereal, in an antioxidant-packed smoothie, or as a decadent addition to divine kitchen creations, there’s no doubt these little heavenly red fruits carry a…

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…