Food

Edible and fragrant Christmas planters

With these planters, you’ll most probably have what you need at home. Having the classic Christmas-coloured gummies in your gumboot pile is a good start, but you can use any colour you have! The great thing with this DIY is that it’s a very easy …

Nude lunchboxes

With the wide-scale climate change movement happening around the world, it’s no wonder our communities are being inspired to do their part in helping the environment locally. So, why not start with our kids’ lunchboxes, writes KINETA BOOKER. I hear what you’re saying – how are …

Comfort food

HELLERS has a delicious new range of winter soups to warm your family’s chills and keep colds at bay. It’s that time again! Time to rug up and brace for the winter weather ahead. The frosty, wet days of winter, cramped up together indoors, also …

Perfect bread

Recipe by Rachael What you need 1kg high grade flour 15g yeast 15g salt 15g sugar 30ml oil 650ml warm water What to do Add all of the ingredients in the order they are listed above, to the bowl of a stand mixer. Mix, using …

Coconut banana bread mini muffins

Made by CATHERINE SISSONS, Guilt Free Nutritionist This recipe is from the first of the Guilt Free seasonal cookbooks –  autumn’s Satisfy. Each of this year’s four books, to compliment a different season, are packed with guilt-free breakfast, lunch, and dinner recipes that will keep …

Barbecue bliss

BRYDON HELLER introduces us to a tasty new range that offers a healthier approach to our Kiwi summer barbecues. Summer is here! And that means more time eating outdoors, meat on the barbecue and picnics at the beach! Long summer days out and about enjoying …

Encouraging kids to eat healthy foods

Health researcher JASON SHON BENNETT shares his tips on how to teach, lead and inspire your kids to make good healthy long-term choices around food. I started raising my four kids (now in their mid-teens and late 20s) in the 1980s and I am now helping …

Garden to table

Summer is the perfect time to introduce your children to the joys of growing vegetables, says LINDA TAYLOR. Now that the weather is warmer, it’s a pleasure to be outside, and gardening with your children is a great way to keep them busy during the …