Reviews: Food and Drink


Muffin Misfits from Muffin Break

Muffin Misfits

Collectables are all the rage right now, and Muffin Break has joined the craze with their adorable little Muffin Misfit toys. The Muffin Misfits are available in all Kid’s Mini Meals these school holidays. So you’ll need to hurry in to check them out. Read the full review »

Fanny Limehead Riesling

Fanny Limehead

Fanny Limehead – the surprising wine with a very funny name.

We thought it was timely to review a good wine product, with the long summer holiday in front of us. When the Fanny Limehead arrived, though, I have to admit I was more than a little dubious. Read the full review »

The Happy Hormone Cookbook


The Happy Hormone Cookbook by Emma Ellice-Flint with Jill Keyte is a collection of balanced and delicious whole food dishes. Emma and Jill show that by shifting the balance of food you eat daily, you can begin to bring about changes in your hormones and alleviate many of the symptoms you may be experiencing. Read the full review »

Get Real Food Chicken Smugglers


Over the holiday period we got the chance to try out the Get Real Food Free Range Chicken Smugglers, as well as the Get Real Food Tomato and BBQ Sauce range.

Our Miss 3 is a huge fan of the humble chicken nibble, so we were really excited to find a New Zealand company specialising in a healthier and more environmentally-friendly version.  Read the full review »

George Foreman Mix and Go – Blend and Freeze

George Foreman Mix and Go - Blend and freeze

We are totally in to green smoothies here at Kiwi Families HQ. We’re not quite at the daily goodness level yet, but certainly a couple times a week. We’ve also started sending smoothies to kindy with our Miss 3, using the Kai Carrier pouches (you can read our review on the Kai Carrier pouches here).

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Kai Carrier Pouch Pack

Kai Carrier

Kai Carrier make reusable food pouches that can be filled with homemade food so you know exactly what you and your children are eating while minimising the mess.

They were designed by a Kiwi mum who discovered a gap in the market when trying to cater for her own children. The result were these awesome creations that can be used from infant to adult.

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Kiwigarden – freeze dried snacks


KIWIGARDEN is a family-owned business in the ‘Fruit Bowl’ of New Zealand – the Hawke’s Bay. They source crisp, crunchy apples, the sweetest sweetcorn and farm fresh yoghurt locally in order to create healthy snacks that show that ‘healthy’ doesn’t have to mean ‘boring’.

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Fangks milk mixes

fangks milk mixes

Fangks milk mixes are kids’ drinks that come in strawberry and chocolate. They’re full of vitamins and minerals and sweetened with Natvia.

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Natvia Stevia and Norbu Sweetener


Lots of people are looking for alternatives to sugar these days and Natvia Stevia and Norbu Sweetener are two great options.

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Kapiti Kitchen Creaming Soda


Burnt sugar is all the rage in foodieland it seems! So capitalising on this flavour, Kapiti Kitchen have released a delicious creaming soda to quench your summer thirst.

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