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Agate ‘Grounding, Soothing, Calming’ – Wise Cicada – Crystal Profile

Bands of earthy ochre colours with layers of intricate lacy stone make up the inwardly radiating dimensions of an agate geode. Once cracked open it will often offer spectacular aged centres of sparkling druzy quartz. The ultimate natural treasure trove…… like a precious egg from the Earth. An agate is said to promote emotional, physical… Read More Agate ‘Grounding, Soothing, Calming’ – Wise Cicada – Crystal Profile

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Recipe from Our Chef’s Diary: Raw Easter Eggs Wise Cicada Style

These delicious little ‘egg’ treats are protein-packed and covered in antioxidant-laden, dark vegan chocolate …. with their macadamia and almond butter centres, ours beat a conventional sugar-laden ‘Crème Egg’ any time! Ingredients: 2 Cups Raw Almonds 1 Cup Coconut Flour 2 Tbsp Lemon Zest 3/4 Cup Date Paste 10 Drops Stevia 1 Tsp Vanilla Extract… Read More Recipe from Our Chef’s Diary: Raw Easter Eggs Wise Cicada Style

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Carnelian ‘Vitality and Abundance’ – Crystal Profile – Wise Cicada

Swirling with deep red, orange and even cream hues, the carnelian is a stone that is connected to the sacral chakra, motivation, energy, analytic ability and stability. Perhaps in reference to its colours, the name of this stone is derived from the Latin word ‘carnis’ meaning ‘flesh’. Carnelian was a popular stone of adornment for… Read More Carnelian ‘Vitality and Abundance’ – Crystal Profile – Wise Cicada

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Recipe from Our Chef’s Diary: Sea Spaghetti & Organic Kale Salad with Sesame Miso Dressing

This satisfying and delicious salad combines nutritious sea spaghetti from Pacific Harvest with kale and a flavour-punching sesame miso dressing. Dressing: Blend together 3 Tbsp brown rice miso, 1 Tbsp toasted sesame oil, 1/3 cup lemon juice, 1 tsp salt, 1 Tbsp shredded fresh ginger, 1 Tbsp tahini, 1/3 cup coconut nectar. When you shop… Read More Recipe from Our Chef’s Diary: Sea Spaghetti & Organic Kale Salad with Sesame Miso Dressing

Health, Natural Supplements, Recipes

‘Check in’ on Your Zinc Balance Before Winter and Boost Immunity

Plant-Based Zinc-Rich Foods 1. Beans & Legumes 2. Nuts and Seeds (Like Pumpkin Seeds) 3. Oats 4. Wheat-germ 5. Nutritional Yeast 6. Spinach 7. Tofu 8. Mushrooms 9. Asparagus 10. Courgette 11. Broccoli NB: Shellfish (oysters and mussels etc) are particularly high in zinc as is beef, lamb, pork, chicken and turkey. If you are vegan… Read More ‘Check in’ on Your Zinc Balance Before Winter and Boost Immunity

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Recipe from Our Chef’s Diary – Vegan, Organic Pad Thai Salad

Vegan, Organic Pad Thai Salad Our Organic Vegan Pad Thai Salad is perfect for a shared lunch over a long summer weekend. Salad Ingredients: 100g Wide Rice Noodles (or your preferred raw choice, kelp noodles are great) 1 Organic Carrot (Grated) 1/2 Medium Organic Red Cabbage (Shredded) 4 Organic Spring Onions (Sliced) 1 Cup Sprouted… Read More Recipe from Our Chef’s Diary – Vegan, Organic Pad Thai Salad

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Recipe from Our Chef’s Diary – Asian Style Rainbow Kombu Salad

RECIPE: Asian Style Rainbow Kombu Salad – Using ‘Pacific Harvest’ NZ Kombu Makes 6 Portions Salad: 1/4 head of organic red cabbage (shredded) 1/4 head organic white cabbage (shredded) 1 carrot (peeled and sliced) 1/4 cup fresh coriander (roughly chopped) 1 Tbsp black sesame seeds 1 spring onion (sliced) 2 cups edamame beans or green… Read More Recipe from Our Chef’s Diary – Asian Style Rainbow Kombu Salad

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Ditch the Nasty Expensive Chemical Spray Bottles – DIY Household Cleaning Recipes

Eucalyptus Oil – All Purpose Cleaner: 15 drops of pure essential eucalyptus oil 1/2 cup white vinegar water water Add the eucalyptus oil and the vinegar to a clean spray bottle. Fill with filtered water and shake to mix. This one is great for showers, bench-tops and basins.   Lavender – Disinfectant Spray: 1/2 cup white… Read More Ditch the Nasty Expensive Chemical Spray Bottles – DIY Household Cleaning Recipes