Food, Health, Herbs, Lifestyle Features

Coriander: More than Just a Guacamole Ingredient…

Not only is Coriander (also known as Cilantro) a flavour-punching and delicious culinary herb, it is packed with helpful detoxification potential (especially with regards to heavy metals). Plus it has many other therapeutic values, such as calming and aiding digestion, anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial capacities and support for fat digestion and cholesterol levels. Coriander (Coriandrum sativum)… Read More Coriander: More than Just a Guacamole Ingredient…

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New Artisan Vegan Cheeses from ‘Savour’ – Ethical – Local – Delicious

Savour Organic Cultured Aged Nut Cheeses  At Wise Cicada we love seeing passionate, talented local people create healthy new artisan food products for you. We’ve watched Auda, the product/brand creator and conscious businesswoman behind the delicious ‘Savour’ organic, cultured nut cheeses develop her range  into stores over the past year and rate her product and… Read More New Artisan Vegan Cheeses from ‘Savour’ – Ethical – Local – Delicious

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Organic Vegetables Not as Expensive as You Might Think

Rod (Our Produce Manager’s) best ‘Fruit ‘n’ Veg’ picks’ this week in May  include: Certified organic Feijoa $6.90 kg Certified organic Limes $13.00 Kg Certified organic ‘Red Oak’ Lettuce $2.90 each Certified organic ‘Agria’ Potatoes $2.90 kg Certified organic Beetroot $5.90 kg Certified organic Red Capsicum $1.99 Each Certified organic Carrots $4.90 kg Bag Certified organic Cauliflower $7.90 Each (7 May –… Read More Organic Vegetables Not as Expensive as You Might Think

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‘Tonzu’ and ‘Zenzo’ – An Altruistic Local Brand

Sustainable Business Practices With a commitment to plant-based organic food and community health and well-being, the TONZU/ZENZO brand is a local enterprise with high ethics. Established in the 1970s by the Chalmers family following a transformational health and alternative healing experience for a family member, the motivation to establish TONZU was born from a passion for… Read More ‘Tonzu’ and ‘Zenzo’ – An Altruistic Local Brand

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‘Forty Thieves’ – The People and Ethics Behind this Artisan Brand

Shyr and Brent, the two health conscious founders of ‘Forty Thieves’ exhibit an inspiring combination of energy, drive, talent and perseverance. As one of their first retail stockists, we first met the couple in 2016 at the Auckland Food Show showcasing their new brand. Since that time we have watched them grow their health focused… Read More ‘Forty Thieves’ – The People and Ethics Behind this Artisan Brand

Food, Recipes

Get the Recipe – Ferrero Smoothie Bowl by Megan May of Little Bird Organics

Talented local chef and raw food maven, Megan May has kindly developed this decadent and rich Ferrero style smoothie bowl for us to serve in the cafe during the festive season. Look out on our instagram and facebook pages 10 December for a special giveaway with Little Bird Organics as we promote their new activated,… Read More Get the Recipe – Ferrero Smoothie Bowl by Megan May of Little Bird Organics