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Mango and Turmeric Anti-oxidant Smoothie

In case you haven't heard, tumeric has been hailed the new superfood and rightfully so. New studies have suggested that tumeric is an antioxidant, helps with digestion, is anti-inflammatory, lowers cholesterol and is anti-carcinogenic.

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Our 'Not-Poop-But-Chocolate' Pudding

Why is this pudding so yummy to eat but somehow resembles poop?! Man we struggled to plate this sucker up. We tried spooning it into bowls, then piping it into a martini glass but still, alas, it looked like poop. No filter can make this bad boy look un-poop like, so you guys are just gonna have to trust us when we say this chocolate chia pudding actually tastes really awesome, you wouldn't guess it was healthy just by looking at it...but it is.  Our 'Not-Poop-But-Chocolate' Pudding Recipe (Serves 4 Adults) Equipment  Blender (NutriBullet, NutriNinja, or something similar) Ingredients 1 cup cashews soaked for 4 hours 2 cups of coconut milk 1/4 cup of pitted dates 4 tbsp of maple syrup 4 tbsp of cacao...

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The No. 1 Disease That Rules Them All

If someone had to ask you what the number one cause of death in New Zealand is, or perhaps the world, your first thought may be cancer. While cancer does unfortunately take too many of our loved ones away, cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in New Zealand. It also ranks as the number one cause of death in the world, according to the Heart Foundation in New Zealand. Around 1 in 20 adults are diagnosed with heart disease which is around 169,000 New Zealand adults, and every 90 minutes a New Zealander dies from heart disease. If you think women are immune you would also be wrong, globally it ranks as the number one killer in women.

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Homemade Oat Milk Recipe

Making your own milk from plants is super easy. Once we realised how simple it was to make our own milk from nuts or oats we now regularly make milk for our smoothies, tea, and coffees. All it takes is a little bit of planning, but the upside is knowing exactly what you are drinking, and it's slightly cheaper than buying cartons from the supermarket.  We will be posting a series of plant-based nut recipes ranging from making milk to creams. First from the series is how to make Homemade Oat Milk. How and Why to Soak Overnight Most nuts, seeds, grains and beans are covered in natural chemical enzyme inhibitors and toxins that protect them while growing, both from sprouting...

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5 Top Plant-Based Foods

Food is much more than a fuel we put in our tank to keep us running. At The Kai Box we don't believe in diets, we believe the best way to improve your health is by changing your lifestyle. However a lifestyle change is never easy, especially when you have a full time job, running after kids, and rushing from one engagement to another. At The Kai Box our passion is to provide a service that enables you to achieve your lifestyle change while providing you with the necessary information and support. So with that in mind we are going to list our Top 5 Plant-Based Foods you will come to love in our boxes and recipes. 1. Quinoa I have to admit, I wasn't a fan of quinoa when I...

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