Monthly Archives: December, 2016

Radiance Beauty Supplement Deal @ Wise Cicada

December 23rd, 2016 Posted by Natural Supplements No Comment yet


Save with us …. 25% off Radiance ‘Beauty’ formulas.

Ageless Beauty: especially formulated in NZ to support skin hydration, building, strengthening and rejuvenation, provide antioxidant protection and promote clear and radiant skin.

Targets fine lines and wrinkles for a softer more youthful appearance
Promotes healthy skin hydration, strength, elasticity & balances redness
Supports collagen formation & skin cell production
Protection from environmental damage  to support healthy aging

Pure New Zealand Marine Collagen
Vinanza® Skin Performance Plus (antioxidant protection from kiwifruit and grape extracts)
Enzogenol® pine bark extract from Pinus radiata, grown in New Zealand (powerful antioxidant support)
Schizandra (Chinese herb renowned for its anti-aging and detoxifying properties)
Vitamin C is an essential co-factor in several stages of collagen formation.
Silica  for collagen production, connective tissue, hair, skin and nails.
Zinc and beta-carotene for skin cell and sebum production.
Vitamin B6 for hormonal harmony,
Vitamins A, C, E and the Minerals Zinc and Selenium (antioxidant support).

Purchase Ageless Beauty – Collagen + Antioxidants 60 Capsules Here 
Now $52.40 RRP $69.90

Silica Beauty: Hair & Nail formula contains a high strength dose of silica plus the wonder herb gotu kola and New Zealand Kelp, alongside essential minerals and nutrients to enhance the health, beauty and growth of hair and nails.

This formula addresses all the nutrient deficiencies which may impact negatively on the condition of the hair and nails while also promoting fast repair of all connective tissues.


Gotu kola (Centella asiatica) equiv. to dry leaf 1000mg
Bamboo shoot extract 250mg
equiv. to silica 175mg
Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) 100mg
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) 25mg
Calcium (chelate) 25mg
Valere Organic New Zealand Giant Kelp (Macrocystis pyrifera) powder 22mg
Zinc (chelate) 3mg
Manganese (chelate) 1mg
Boron (glycinate) 500µg
Biotin 300µg
Selenium 2

Purchase Silica Beauty – Hair & Nail Beauty Capsules Here
Now $29.99 RRp $39.99

Holiday Hours @ Wise Cicada

December 23rd, 2016 Posted by Uncategorized No Comment yet


Yes, we will be here to serve you nourishing, organic, plant-based food throughout most of the holiday period. Bring your friends from out of town along to share some good Wise Cicada ‘vibes’.

Closed 25 & 26 Dec

Open 27-31 Dec 9am – 6pm
Cafe will serve salad, all day breakfast, soup, raw cakes, & drinks (No Daily Cooked Main)

Closed 1 & 2 Jan

Open 3-8 Jan 9am-6pm
Cafe will serve salad, all day breakfast, soup, raw cakes, & drinks (No Daily Cooked Main)

Mon 9 Jan – Normal Hours Resume

View Breakfast Menu Here 

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30% Off Your New Year Detox with Brett Elliot

December 16th, 2016 Posted by Great Gift Ideas @ Wise Cicada, In Season, Natural Supplements No Comment yet


We have amazing savings to support your New Year detox intentions…….

We feel good about selling this kit, as it is one of the most comprehensive and supportive natural detox formulations on our shelves – it is formulated and made locally and clients have the support of clinical naturopath Brett Elliot.

The detox kit contains formulas to support a colon cleanse, parasite cleanse, liver detox, heavy metal detox, plus prebiotic & enzyme support for your digestion. The slimming detox system adds in herbal thermogenic support to enhance your metabolism.

30% off Ultimate Herbal Detox Kits – Now $118.93 – RRP $169.90 Purchase Here
30% off Ultimate Herbal Slim Slim Program – Now $127.33 – RRP $181.90  Purchase Here
30% off Boditune Detox & Slim Protein Drink Sachet Box – Now $73.43 – RRP $104.90 Purchase Here
30 % off Individual BodiTune Detox & Slim Protein Drink sachets – Now $2.31 – RRP $3.30

Clinical naturopath and program creator, Brett Elliot will be in store.

Monday 19 Dec 11.30am – 2pm

He can answer all of your detox and holistic weight loss questions.

He says ‘I specialize in balancing metabolic disorders and the related ailments. This includes weight gain, arthritis and joint pain, hormonal imbalance, digestive complaints, addiction, depression, stress and fatigue.’

‘In the last 20 years I have put over 100,000 people through my program which is now New Zealand’s most popular Herbal Health Program.’

Holistic Gift Ideas @ Wise Cicada (Staff Picks)

December 16th, 2016 Posted by Great Gift Ideas @ Wise Cicada No Comment yet


Alexia says, ‘I love this lotion, the May Chang fragrance makes me think of tropical Vietnamese travel’.
View Product  May Chang & Almond Body Lotion from ‘The Herb Farm’ 200ml $29.90



Nikki likes Oasis Insulated Water Bottles, she says, ‘I use them all the time, they’re really handy for taking your smoothie or soup with you’. Priced between $25 – $34  View Product Range



Barb thinks Living Nature’s ‘Pure Spirit’ Face Oil  is a very healing and anti-inflammatory blend. The smell is nice with a hint of citrus …. lavender & tangerine’. $39   30mls   View Product



Chloe likes the idea of a matcha powder and whisk set saying, ‘It’s a good alternative to coffee, high in antioxidants, increases energy and mental alertness while also bringing calmness and alignment’. Whisk $28.90 – Matcha brands range between $18.30-$58.50  View Matcha Product Range


Shell thinks the organic virgin olive oil gift boxes from Taihoa Tides are a good idea, she says, ‘The quality is there, the olives are hand harvested at the ripest point then cold pressed on site immediately after harvest. I think we should be eating the organic produce grown in the earth of our local areas, it’s good to buy from our NZ organic growers.’ Prices range from $11.20-$25.90  View Product Range

We’re Trialling Recipes for our New a la Carte Menu – Let Us Know What You Think

December 15th, 2016 Posted by A Plant Based Lifestyle, Go Organic, Main Meal Today, The Latest & Greatest 1 comment


A new look and flavours will come to Wise Cicada in 2017 with a vegan organic a la carte menu – due mid January.

Picture above: Black Bean, Beet & Portobello Stack….served with a quinoa and roasted corn salad, tempeh chorizo, seasonal greens, lemon pepper aioli and a raw sweet chilli sauce.

We are trialling new recipes and would love to hear your feedback. We’re also asking you for your contributions with a prize offered in return if your recipe idea makes it onto our menu.

MORE INFO – How to Win
Email your recipe ideas / feedback / requests to

Pic below: ‘ZEN WRAP’ … raw carrot, cumin wrap stacked with wild rice & pumpkin pilaf, slow roasted pumpkin, caramelised onions, sun-dried tomato cream cheese, wilted beet greens with onion and garlic, steamed asparagus, red pepper, pomegranate dressing, creamy mint dressing and a side of vegan Greek salad.


Get Involved in our New Menu Planning – Send in Your Recipe & Win

December 8th, 2016 Posted by A Plant Based Lifestyle, Competitions, Go Organic No Comment yet


WE WANT YOUR INPUT! – Send in your favourite plant-based recipe to – it may just end up on our new menu for all to enjoy.

Go in the draw to win lunch for you and three of your friends (10 Prizes to be won). If your dish ends up on the menu, you instantly win one of the prizes. We plan to roll out a new a la carte vegan organic menu in 2017. So tell us what you would like from your fav’ vegan cafe. WE’RE LISTENING!


Berry Nice Coconut Ice Fortified with Lifestream Essential Protein

December 7th, 2016 Posted by A Plant Based Lifestyle, Recipes No Comment yet


Berry Nice Vegan Coconut Ice  – Recipe Courtesy of Lifestream

5 cups of dessicated unsweetened coconut
1/2 cup Lifestream Essential Protein vanilla
1/2 cup coconut cream
1/2 cup coconut oil
1/2 cup maple syrup
2 Tbsp Lifestream Essential Berries powder
1 Tbsp natural vanilla extract
pinch of salt

– Line the base of a 20 x 20sm slice tin.
– Add 4 cups of coconut to food processor or blender; blend until a creamy consistency is reached.
– Add Lifestream Essential Protein vanilla, coconut cream, coconut oil, maple syrup, vanilla and sea salt until fully incorporated. Add the remaining 1 cup of coconut to combine – do not over mix.
– Pour half of the mixture into a 20x20cm tray lined with baking paper, evenly distribute in tray. Put in freezer and to chill until firm.
– Add Lifestream Essential Berries to remaining mixture. Process until fully incorporated.
– Take tin out of freezer and press the pink mixture on top of the white. Sprinkle dessicated coconut on top of pink layer.
– Freeze for 30-60 minutes, or until firm.
– Cut into slices and enjoy!

Holistic Gift Ideas @ Wise Cicada

December 7th, 2016 Posted by Great Gift Ideas @ Wise Cicada No Comment yet


Do you know a herbal tea fiend? Out cast iron teapots and cup sets will efficiently brew the perfect health-giving  infusions They are also stylish, comparatively well priced and durable. Teapots range from $51 – $75   View Range


‘Karen Murrell’ Lipstick range – local company, 100% natural, fashionable colours, free jute shopping bag with every lipstick purchase while stocks last. $29.99 Each
Red Shimmer    Rymba Rhythm    True Love  Racy Rata


‘Lemurian’ Face and Body Mists – Unique, structured Lemurian Springs water with pure orange blossom or rose petals . Rich in oxygen and negatively charged ions to rejuvenate your skin. Helps to fade pigmentation, sun damage and fine lines, also helps firm and tone tired skin.

$19.20 Each
Indian Red Rose   Orange Blossom

December is the Season for Giving – Win on Our Instagram Feed Throughout the Month #wisecicadaofficial

December 7th, 2016 Posted by Competitions, Go Organic No Comment yet


December is the season for giving, so we are encouraging you to enter yourself and a friend in our daily prize draw on Instagram. Like our prize image, then tag a friend and comment on why you would like your friend to win the prize. If you both follow our instagram feeds and your comment chronologically matches the number randomly drawn, you and your friend will both win.

Check it out – @wisecicadaofficial

Giving in December Promotions @wisecicadaofficial start Fri 9 Dec – until 22 Dec

This Week’s Giveaways:

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Health Conscious Festive Treats @ Wise Cicada

December 5th, 2016 Posted by Great Gift Ideas @ Wise Cicada No Comment yet


‘She Universe’ festive, limited edition chocolate range is only available in December – so be in quick – if you know a chocolate lover, this is it – they will love your gift. Organic, ethically  sourced ingredients, artisan produced chocolate made in Aotearoa wtih love! Innovative flavours – sugar free options –  View range HERE



‘Pana Chocolate’  – raw, organic, refined sugar free, the ultimate health conscious chocolate treat – if you know someone in love with Pana chocolate, come and see us – we can bundle up a flavour selection and wrap it with care and panache, turning it into a special gift. View range HERE



‘Viberi’s’ tasty little antioxidant parcels of goodness are delicious, especially when coated with ‘She Universe’ chocolate. You can’t go wrong with this ‘stocking filler’. Viberi blackcurrants are really special, organic, grown in New Zealand with care, packed with protective anthocyanins, delicious and nutritious! View Range HERE