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Conscious Consumers Cafe Guide Launch – June 2nd – An Exciting New Project for the Wellington Cafe Scene

May 22, 2010 – 10:19 pm | One Comment

On June 2nd we are launching an exciting and innovative project that will revolutionise the way Wellingtonians make choices about their cafes.
An increasing number of New Zealanders are seeking sustainable products and services including organic …

Vegan Pancakes

February 6, 2010 – 8:09 am |

What you’ll need
Flour, sifted (soy, white, brown, rice, spelt – whatever you like)
Dairy-free milk (soy, rice, oat – again, whatever you fancy)
Soya margarine or your cooking oil of choice
Baking powder
Pinch of salt
*If you want sweet …

Elissa’s Yummy Lentils

February 5, 2010 – 8:41 pm |

What you’ll need
Green lentils
White onions
Vegetable stock
Green onions
Sugar snap peas
Salt and pepper to taste
What to do
Bring a pot of vegetable stock to boil (water works just as well but isn’t as tasty). Once you’ve got a …

Summer Special: Wake Up With a Smoothie – The Ultimate Smoothie

January 15, 2010 – 6:00 am |

This is the final in our smoothie series, and today, we’re stepping it up yet another level and learning how to make the ultimate in smoothies – that’s right, we’ve reached the grand finale.  We’re …

Summer Special: Wake Up With A Smoothie – The Blushing Smoothie

January 14, 2010 – 6:00 am |

Now that you’ve had time to digest and assimilate yesterday’s Tame Smoothie , it’s time to step it up a level.  Yes, today, we’re actually making a smoothie smoothie. There’s nothing tame about this …

Summer Special: Wake Up With a Smoothie – The Tame Smoothie

January 13, 2010 – 6:00 am | One Comment

Welcome to day one of ‘Wake Up With a Smoothie’.  Let’s take things gently.  This morning, we’re going for the classic, super-simple smoothie.  I’ve named it ‘The Tame Smoothie’ … actually, now that I think …

Summer Special: Wake Up With a Smoothie – Preparing for the next three days

January 12, 2010 – 6:00 am |

Welcome! If you’re visiting Happyzine upon this special day, you’ve hit upon a special opportunity.  How would you like to start your next three days with a health boosting smoothie?  Oh yes, this is Day …

Organic Health Supplement of the Month – Lifestream Certified Organic Spirulina – Review

January 3, 2010 – 5:36 pm | 4 Comments

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Lifestream Spirulina
I’ve been a fan of spirulina for years and …

Boxing Day – or Should I Say: New Potatoes Day

December 26, 2009 – 3:49 pm |

As I write, a pan of brand new potatoes, harvested a slender twenty minutes ago, are being boiled and then lightly sauteed into savory perfection with oil, garlic and onions. They’re for our Boxing …

Banana, Date and Linseed Muffins

December 24, 2009 – 12:22 pm |

What you’ll need
4 Large or 6 small very ripe Bananas
125g of chopped Dates
2/3c Agave Nectar
2c Flour
50g of Flax Seed Linseed
1/4 cup Soy Milk
1 tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar
1 tsp Vanilla Extract
1 tsp Baking Soda
1/2c Margarine
Cinnamon, Allspice …