nourish - verb - to provide someone with food and other things that are needed to live, be healthy, develop or grow stronger


It’s apparent from the definition of ‘nourish’ just how much impact the everyday choices we make around food have on our general health and wellbeing.

Life is all about choice. And it’s no different when it comes to food.

The Whole Health Crew has a simple philosophy, that isn’t tied to any specific ‘diet’.  As busy women, with 11 children between four of us on the ‘crew’,  ranging from pre-schoolers to university students, we understand there is no perfect scenario when it comes to feeding a family with all their different needs and desires. And we are definitely not the food police!

However it’s no secret that unprocessed whole foods are better for you than processed foods. Or that increasing your intake of a range of multi coloured fruit and veges (especially your greens – yep, your mother was right all along!) is the way to go. You already know that eating lots of sugar, salt and bad fats and bad for you. And that there can be great benefits from eating raw, organic and local.

The truth is, most of us already know what is ‘good’ and ‘bad’ for us. The key is how to start making food choices that provide the optimum nutrients to benefit our own, and our families’ wellbeing. That’s where The Whole Health Crew can help. We understand how easy it is to get off track. Do you cook the same old things week after week? We’ve been there!

It is our mission to show you how easy it can be to incorporate more whole, raw, organic and locally grown produce into your lifestyle. Over time, this site will features heaps of delicious gluten, dairy and sugar-free recipes for you to try, and information about different whole foods and how they can benefit your wellbeing.

Please take a moment to have a look around. And keep coming back as we’re adding new content all the time!


Quinoa Porridge

By On February 1, 2015

It’s not every day you come home to find $500 worth of Ceres organics products in your hallway! But I was super-stoked to be in this position after winning a Nadia Lim/Ceres promotion… Read More


Chia and Flaxseed Loaf

By On November 6, 2014

A delicious bread free of gluten, containing high amounts of skin nourishing ingredients and so simple to make. The perfect skin food! Makes one loaf INGREDIENTS350 g (12 oz/21/3 cups) gluten-free self-raising… Read More

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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


Ashley Organic Pear and Banana Spelt Muffins

By On June 2, 2014

We are sure you’ll enjoy the very first guest blog on the Whole Health Crew site by Barb Warren, a passionate, energetic whole food and organics enthusiast; founder of the hugely popular… Read More


In the Green Zone

By On May 26, 2014

I have just had an amazing weekend in Auckland at the Dr Libby “Beautiful You” workshop.  It was an action packed two days, which included huge amounts of information interspersed with Tai… 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


Last Minute Dinner

By On May 6, 2014

It’s easy for good intentions and habits to fly out the window when we’re busy. Who hasn’t run to the local takeaway or made do with something out of a can when… 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