5 Amazing chicken recipes to love this winter

Kiwis love chicken and whipping up easy, tasty and nutritious recipes this winter to suit every taste is easy breezy! This June our amazing Almond Breeze New Zealand ambassador Matilda Green did just that. She created our heavenly winter Breezy Butter Chicken recipe with a healthy twist. It’s perfect for paleo eaters, and idea to...

How to eat the rainbow and your free 5 Day Breezy Summer Meal Plan!

It’s the summer of LOVE and as well as celebrating Valentine’s Day ❤️ with our fun This or That? competition, we’ve been celebrating Pride month 🏳️‍🌈 and all the members of our amazing Kiwi rainbow community. So what better than to take that rainbow inspo and create a fabulous menu that celebrates the full and colourful bounty...

Is Buying Organic Healthier?

Organic food specialists are still relatively thin on the ground. However, they are gaining popularity and becoming more common. We’re typically conditioned to believe that organic food is better for us than conventional food, simply because. For many of us, the labelling used on organic food translates into the idea in our heads that it...

5 Ways Home Gardeners Can Make More Robust Soil

As a child, Ohlson had easy access to gardens. Her grandparents maintained a small orchard and grew produce on their farm. While Ohlson didn’t develop a deeper agricultural interest until she grew up (all those hours harvesting vegetables cut into childhood playtime, after all), she eventually started researching how food is grown. And that research...

Sweet Potato Health Benefits

Besides being astronaut-approved, sweet potatoes are a great source of easily digestible fiber, minerals, vitamins, and antioxidants such as beta-carotene. Sweet potatoes also contain bioactive compounds such as phenolic acids and anthocyanins, which contribute to the bright orange color of their skin and flesh and boast health benefits as well.

Feeding kids organic food

Choosing organic meat and dairy for your kids is the best way to ensure that they’re not exposed to endocrine-disrupting chemicals like the synthetic hormones given to nonorganic livestock to speed growth and alter reproductive cycles. And choosing organic meat and dairy means your children are not fed meat that was raised on daily doses...

Become Heart Healthy in 5 Steps

Improving your diet lowers your risk for heart disease in many ways, including helping to lower high cholesterol, blood pressure, and blood sugar and insulin levels, as well as preventing obesity and improving the function of your heart and blood vessels. If you are watching your heart health, the following foods should not make it...