Hemp: Controversy, Confusion and Value

Hemp: Controversy, Confusion and Value

Em’s creds: M.Sc. Clinical Nutrition, Cert. Adv. Sports Nutrition, Creator of Em’s Power Cookies, 3x Coast to Coast Champ Hemp is a hot topic here in New Zealand. Yet, for a country that has such a strong history of leading the way on progression, innovation and... read more
Breakfast Time!

Breakfast Time!

If you’re anything like me and not a morning person then you might also struggle with eating breakfast. But what they say is true: breakfast is the most important meal of the day! It’s hard to eat in the morning if you either simply don’t feel like it, or are too busy... read more
Spring Challenge Nutrition

Spring Challenge Nutrition

  How to fuel yourself and have a great day By Emily Miazga, M.Sc. Clinical Nutrition, Cert. Advanced Sports Nutrition, 3x Coast to Coast Champ Carbohydrate and Fueling Fuel for all sports “Carb is King” Vital for essential vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and dietary... read more
Em’s Hemp Protein Cookie is coming!

Em’s Hemp Protein Cookie is coming!

As a nutritionist and lover of mother nature and our precious planet, I have been an advocate for health and wealth from nature’s plants my whole life. Hemp food has always been a part of this for me. Even my 84 year old mum in Canada keeps a healthy stash of... read more
Low Carb vs. Healthy Carb

Low Carb vs. Healthy Carb

I’ve been a healthy-carbohydrate advocate for decades! In fact when I used to invite my friends over for dinner when I was working as a Registered Dietitian in Eugene, OR (circa.1998…) they would joke and ask if lawn clippings or tree bark was on the menu.... read more
Planning food for longer wilderness trips

Planning food for longer wilderness trips

If you thought packing food for a weekend tramping trip was complicated, how about a multi-week expedition in Alaska or a traverse of the Southern Alps? For the past few years my life has revolved around long human-powered journeys into some of the world’s most remote... read more
2018 Kathmandu Coast to Coast Nutrition Planning

2018 Kathmandu Coast to Coast Nutrition Planning

By Emily Miazga, M.Sc. Clinical Nutrition and 3x Coast to Coast Longest Day winner CARB-LOADING As you taper training in the week before the event, stored glucose in the muscles and liver (glycogen) usage is less, which results in a net-gain in stored glycogen in your... read more
Spring Challenge Nutrition

Spring Challenge Nutrition

Calling all ladies in the 2017 Torpedo7 Spring Challenge! We are NOT far away now with only 3 weeks to go until the biggest race ever takes place in Geraldine! Then in Oct we’re off to Auckland for Spring Challenge North. I’ll be at both events once again... read more

The Loop MTB Tour

It started with a casual visit to Golden Bay to see our friends Martin and Marie who own the Quiet Revolution Bike Shop in Takaka, when Martin told us that on the 23rd April at exactly 10am, he and Andy were leaving on a little MTB tour from the Wholemeal Café in... read more

How to Open Em’s Power Cookies

Do you find that opening Em’s Power Cookies can be a bit challenging? The reason is seals are pretty burly which is important for food safety. But also, the chomper (cutter) at the bakery has a flat edge so you can’t really rip the packets open. You need to open them... read more