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Tuna fish salad

on 12/12/2017

Tuna fish salad

This summer tuna fish salad recipe is a tasty and healthy summer salad, easy on the budget and quick to make. It serves six and takes 15 - 30 minutes to make. Courtesy of the Heart Foundation.

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Coconut Chicken Slaw

on 08/12/2017

Coconut Chicken Slaw

This delicious salad recipe is full of fresh flavours and colours. All the ingredients can be prepared ahead of time and mixed quickly for a stress-free meal time. This recipe is from the Heart Foundation.

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Food is the best medicine

on 18/09/2017

Food is the best medicine

When it comes to managing your own health, food is the best medicine, and Auckland has heaps of fresh produce markets for you to stock up on seasonal fruit and vegetables and get your fix, sometimes for less than half the price you pay at the supermarket.

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Asian Hoki with Udon Noodles

on 24/07/2017

Asian Hoki with Udon Noodles

Here's a winter warmer recipe for those cold days, courtesy of the Heart Foundation. This Asian hoki with udon noodles winter recipe uses frozen hoki fillets to keep the cost down, while fresh ginger and garlic give it flavour. The recipe serves 4 and takes 10 minutes to prepare plus 10 minutes to cook.

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Vegetable and Bean Sprout Fritters

on 11/05/2017

Vegetable and Bean Sprout Fritters

Here's a great fritter recipe that is crammed with vegetables and easy to make. The recipe serves 1 person but can be easily multiplied to serve more. This recipe is from Pasifika Flavours - Heart Foundation.

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Tropical fruit cake

on 19/12/2016

Tropical fruit cake

Similar to the famous hummingbird cake, this variation is full of delicious tropical fruit. Here's a cake for all occasions, courtesy of the Heart Foundation.

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Sapasui

on 09/12/2016

Sapasui

This tasty vermicilli noodle dish is a favourite in many Pacific homes. There are many variations and this is Audrey Tolua's healthy version, which has lots of flavour from fresh ginger and garlic and uses more vegetables for a healthier twist. The recipe is courtesy of the Heart Foundation.

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Lu –Taro Leaves Parcel (Tonga)

on 05/12/2016

Lu –Taro Leaves Parcel (Tonga)

This tasty taro leaves parcel dish is baked in the oven and normally eaten with green banans or taro. There are many variations and this one is a Tongan recipe from the Heart Foundation that uses lite coconut cream for a healthier option.

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Suruwa – Curry Fish Lolo (Fiji)

on 05/12/2016

Suruwa – Curry Fish Lolo

This savoury Fijian curry can be served with steamed kumara, taro, green bananas or simply with rice.

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‘Ota ika – Raw Fish Salad

on 01/12/2016

‘Ota ika – Raw Fish Salad

You can find marinated raw fish dishes accross the Pacific and Aotearoa, known as Ika Mata in the Cook Islands, Oka i’a or Oka in Samoa, Poisson La Cru a la Tahitienne in Tahiti, Kokoda in Fiji and Poke in Hawaii. Whatever you call it, it's delicious. The coconut milk is a signature of Pacific raw fish dishes, but try to take it easy for a healthier option. This recipe is a Tongan raw fish dish from the Heart Foundation.

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Palusami –Taro Leaves Parcel (Samoa)

on 01/12/2016

Palusami –Taro Leaves Parcel (Samoa)

This tasty taro leaves parcel dish is baked in the oven and normally eaten with green bananas or taro. There are many variations and this one is a Samoan recipe from the Heart Foundation that uses lite coconut cream for a healthier option.

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