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No Sugar-Coating: My Real-Life 'I Quit Sugar' Diary

Posted by Liz Willoughby-Martin on 17 January 2018

I was brought up on sugar. My bones are made from Angel Delight and hokey pokey. My veins are filled with plum crumble and raspberry liquorice sticks. Sugar is my life-force. That’s why I chose to give it up...

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Fair Trade Fortnight - Celebrate Making a Difference!

17 January 2018

May 3-18 2014 is Fair Trade Fortnight, and it's time to celebrate the difference we can make, and spread the word!..

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Kay Baxter of the Koanga Institute on Edible Gardens & Saving New Zealand’s Heritage Plants

17 January 2018

Kay Baxter holds a lifetime of knowledge and experience, and lucky for us she shares it. 30 years ago Kay co-founded the Koanga Institute and to this day she works to help others grow their own food, save heritage seeds, and live sustainably...

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Staying Well in Winter: How to Boost Your Immunity

17 January 2018

During cold months it's important to think about boosting immunity to prevent infections and stay energised and healthy. There are many immune supportive measures now available, but improving your diet and lifestyle is the most important starting point...

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Gluten Free Flours & Grains A-Z

17 January 2018

New to gluten-free eating, or keen to expand your diet? We've written up a list of gluten free grains and flours, including their flavours and our tips for using them. We also share a recipe for our gluten-free flour mix - scroll on to find out more! ..

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Amber Teething Necklaces

17 January 2018

Like many other resins, stones, gems and metals, amber has a long history of traditional use based on its physical and metaphysical qualities. Wearing Baltic amber in the form of a necklace is a traditional European remedy for teething babies, where it has also been used as a general curative.....

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Winter Health Guide - Boost Immunity, Beat the Cold!

17 January 2018

Give yourself a fighting chance against infection this winter by following this immunity boosting guide! It's amazing how much you can fortify your body against infection by making a few simple changes to your diet and lifestyle. ..

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The Kiwi Rainforest We're Sponsoring & How it's Helped Us Be Carbon Positive

17 January 2018

Every business produces carbon emissions, no matter how much effort they put into reducing their use of resources - and we are no different. For us environmental and social sustainability are two of our key values as a business, and the opportunity to offset our carbon emissions is very important.....

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A Guide to Dairy Free Alternatives

17 January 2018

Whatever your reason for being dairy-free, it can be hard to find safe options. This guide is designed to help you fill your pantry with dairy free products available online and at our stores...

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Interview with Clayton of Baron Hasselhoff's Cookies

17 January 2018

We talk to Clayton McErlane about his Baron Hasselfhoff's organic, vegan, gluten free cookies, and we try a few just to be extra sure of their deliciousness!..

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New In-Store: Kokako's Limited Edition Purosa Estate Coffee

17 January 2018

We are delighted to announce that our Mt. Eden store is now stocking Kokako’s very special, limited edition Purosa Estate coffee!..

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Waitangi Public Holiday Deliveries and Store Hours

17 January 2018

This year Waitangi Day falls on a Saturday, so the public holiday is transferred to Monday 8th. This affects our store and delivery operations, please check below for your local's details:..

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