1  When it comes to toast toppers, are you in the sweet jam and honey camp or does breakfast time have you screaming for the savouries? Savoury, nutty, creamy and a little bit salty, Allmite Gold breakfast spread is made with a tahini base, nutritional yeast, turmeric and apple cider vinegar, and it’s taking our breakfast game to a new level (on kūmara sourdough with avocado is our current favourite). $11.99 for a 250g jar. allmitegold.co.nz

2  It can be tricky to find sweet treats that are wholesome, delicious and healthy, too. Damn Good Dessert Slices get all the ticks – they are plant-based, dairy-free, gluten-free, GE-free and cane sugar-free, as well as mainly raw – and they sail through the taste test with ease. With five flavours they’re our current favourite when we’re ready for a bit of indulgence (and if you can’t wait they can be eaten straight from the freezer). $10.99 for a twin pack. damngoodnz.com

3 Break free from the tyranny of toast and pour peanut butter in your brekkie bowl instead. Pic’s Peanut Butter and Blue Frog have teamed up to make Blue Frog Pic’s Peanut Butter Crunch Granola and it’s so worth getting out of bed for. It’s a blend of crispy oats, toasted coconut, Pic’s Smooth Peanut Butter and a hint of vanilla. Like the other Blue Frog products, it uses natural and organic ingredients that are sustainably sourced and grown, are low in sugar and high in protein. $9.50 for 350g. bluefrogbreakfast.co.nz

4  If you want a change from just plain water and want to steer clear of sugary soft drinks, Equilibrium Hydra Boost might be just for you. Add a scoop to a glass of water and off you go. There are two flavours – pina colada and apple sours with lime – touted as a low-sugar, New Zealand-made health supplement. $44.95 for 360g, about 30 serves. equilibrium.net.nz

5  We love that Pete’s Natural Pink Lemonade is refreshing and zesty and that the bright pink colour comes from juicy boysenberries. But most of all we love that $1 from every bottle sold – and there are only 11,000 bottles – is going to Heart Kids NZ to help support families whose kids have a heart condition. Available during Heart Kids NZ’s Awareness Week 29 Sept to 8 Oct. petesnatural.co.nz heartkids.org.nz

6  We’ve been fans of Good Chow condiments for a while (the chilli oil and pāua XO sauce are tops) but this time it’s the New Zealand Truffle Soy Sauce that got us raving. Real pieces of New Zealand black Perigord truffles make for a deeply savoury sauce with an umami punch. Great as a dipping sauce for dumplings or drizzled over a bowl of hot ramen. $18.50 for 100ml. goodchownz.com