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...

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...

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...

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,...

5 Winter warmers to feed a hungry household

As we head towards the shortest day of the year (yippee!) meal prep is all about simple, easy and tasty, and nothing says cosy comfort food like our 5 favourites below. Plus, as well as giving a decent dose of yum, each one contains hero ingredients that boost immunity. You’ll want to make these recipes...

6 Tasty fakeaways to make at home

Why wait when you can make your own tasty fakeaways at home any day of the year? Yep, we’re taking takeaways made in your own kitchen. Not only are foods like pizza, burgers and Thai food cheaper made at home, but they’re a heck of a lot tastier, super easy and fun to make, and...

4 Festive recipes to thrill the whanau this Christmas

If your house is full to bursting at Christmas it’s a great idea to have some fast, easy festive recipes up your sleeve so you’re ready for anything. And if it saves you a trip to the shops, we reckon swap out some of the ingredients for what you have at home and add creativity...

8 Lunch leftover recipes you’ll LOVE

One of our favourite foods is leftovers. They make the perfect lunch over the weekend or for work popped into a easy carry container or thermos. So why not tailor your dinner menu to what you want to reheat and eat the next day? We reckon that’s just smart. Plus it’s an easy way to...

5 Slow cooker recipes to transform winter!

Nothing brings in the cosy warm winter vibes than coming home to a house smelling of your dinner ready to go. Or waking up in the morning when it’s 6 degrees outside and you’re lured into the kitchen by the scent of vanilla spiced oatmeal ready for you to breeze the day. …Or starting the...

Why connection matters PLUS 2 heavenly recipes to bring the gang together!

It’s no secret that our friends and family bring immeasurable joy into our lives. Often, though, we let distractions and busy schedules get in the way of our most meaningful connections. As winter weather starts sending many of us into hibernation mode, remember it’s important to make time to connect with the people who are...