Raw Foods

RawSaladIf the thought of following a raw food diet or introducing more raw foods into your lifestyle makes you want to run to the nearest steak restaurant – think again!

Raw food is about so much more than a salad or bunch of carrot sticks. The raw lifestyle encompasses everything from amazing smoothies, green juices, and fruit and vegetable salads, to dehydrated raw crackers and breads, wraps, soups, desserts and sweet treats. The list goes on and on.

Whether you are interested in introducing a high percentage of raw food into your lifestyle, or maybe just a daily smoothie or green juice – you are certain to notice the benefits. These might include anything from improved overall wellbeing, better digestion, more energy, and greater mental clarity, to brighter eyes, clearer skin, and a reduction in stress.

Raw food is delicious and you will save a load of food preparation time. Keep visiting the site as we provide more information about raw foods, delicious recipes, and information about the raw lifestyle.

News & Events

Paleo, Raw, Sugar Free, Acid/Alkaline? Don’t be a SHEEP!

By On September 27, 2014

It used to be Atkins, South Beach, Mediterranean and Zone. Now it’s Paleo, Raw, Sugar Free and Acid/Alkaline. In an age of information overload it can be pretty difficult to know which… Read More

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An Organic Life

By On September 12, 2014

Meet Barb Warren. A passionate advocate for organic foods and healthy living, and the driving force behind the hugely successful Ohoka Farmers Market. She is also the woman behind Rangiora’s fantastic new… Read More

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A good read

By On May 21, 2014

When I started exploring the benefits of a whole food diet around a year ago, I devoured every scrap of information I could find. And the more I read, the more I… Read More


Banoffee Pie

By On April 29, 2014

Banana, caramel and hazelnuts….  If you like these, you will love this Banoffee Pie. It is gluten, dairy and refined sugar free, and full of vitamins, mineral and antioxidants. The caramel in… Read More


Fruity, Seedy, Nutty Truffles

By On April 18, 2014

It’s Easter. So it seemed appropriate to get in the kitchen and rustle up this little chocolate delight! I adore truffles and like so many raw food treats, they are just so… Read More


All Dressed Up

By On April 15, 2014

  Shorter days. Cooler mornings. Sodden grass. The signs are here that winter is on the way but I refuse to give into my fluffy slippers and woolly jumpers just yet! One… Read More


Chia-riffic – Super Breakfast Jar!

By On March 25, 2014

Welcome to my first blog for The Whole Health Crew! The past few weeks have been busy ones for me with the opening of The Organic Food House in Rangiora and organising… Read More


Raisin and Almond Butter Fudge

By On March 20, 2014

Who said chocolate treats have to be naughty? Okay, it still wouldn’t be wise to eat a whole batch of this rich, decadent fudge in one sitting (as tempting as it is!).… Read More