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Microbiome and Health: Ensuring You Maintain Optimal Gut Health

Microbiome and Health: Ensuring You Maintain Optimal Gut Health

Here at Kooky, we’re looking at the science behind your microbiome and health. Find out everything from what your microbiome is, to how you can support it.

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Running a Marathon for Charity | Kooky x Women for Women International

Running a Marathon for Charity | Kooky x Women for Women International

Running a marathon for charity: Kooky founders, Aline and Deena, extended their passion to advocate for rebuilding women’s lives after conflict with the charity.

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New Product Launch | Introducing Our Kooky Fruit Snacks

New Product Launch | Introducing Our Kooky Fruit Snacks

Introducing our new product launch! Our Kooky fruit snacks are delicious, unique and guilt-free, making them the perfect fruity snacks for all the family.

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Simple and Healthy Snacks to Make When You're Busy or On-the-Go

Simple and Healthy Snacks to Make When You're Busy or On-the-Go

We know how busy life can be, so we’ve listed some super simple and healthy snacks for when you’re busy and on-the-go to save you time and keep you healthy!

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Kooky Cooks: Prawn and Mangosteen Curry

Kooky Cooks: Prawn and Mangosteen Curry

👩‍🍳 Chef Marni Xuto @easy.thaifood is back with a special recipe that she’s developed just for us Kooky Munchsters 🐯 This wonderful curry, which incorporates our delicious freeze dried mangosteen, is bound to be a crowd pleaser, with a masterful marriage of sweet and spicy flavours 🌶   Check out the recipe below, have a go and tag us in your creations!⚡️ 🔥 Prawns and Mangosteen Curry 🔥  Serves: 2Prep time: 10 minutesCooking time: 15-18 minutes Ingredients 🦐🌱:150g    Raw king prawns - peeled36g      Kooky Freeze Dried Mangosteen15g      Basil10g      Kaffir lime leaf3g        Basil leaf400ml  Thai or Organic coconut milk100ml  Vegetable oil50ml    Hot water2 tbsp  Thai red curry paste1 tsp    Honey...

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Gently-Dried Fruit vs Freeze-Dried Fruit: What's the Difference?

Gently-Dried Fruit vs Freeze-Dried Fruit: What's the Difference?

Here at Kooky, we love all of our delicious dried fruit snacks equally, but do you know the difference between our gently-dried fruit vs freeze-dried fruit?

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I Am Kooky Branding: Empowerment and Diversity

I Am Kooky Branding: Empowerment and Diversity

Welcome to Kooky! This week, we’re taking a look at how the tiger has helped us convey a powerful message within our I Am Kooky branding.

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Benefits of a Sustainable Diet: How to Live Well Whilst Supporting Our Planet

Benefits of a Sustainable Diet: How to Live Well Whilst Supporting Our Planet

Here at Kooky, we understand the importance of living well and supporting the planet. So, this week, we’re looking at the benefits of a sustainable diet.

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Welcome to Kooky! | Healthy Freeze-Dried and Gently-Dried Fruit

Welcome to Kooky! | Healthy Freeze-Dried and Gently-Dried Fruit

Welcome to Kooky: launching our unique line of freeze-dried fruit and gently-dried fruit, with diversity, culture, and acceptance at the core of our values.

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Our Fruits have International Roots

Our Fruits have International Roots

Just like co-founders, Aline and Deena, Kooky’s selection of fruit have truly international roots.  ​     While the product range is specially sourced in Thailand, they actually have global origins. Jackfruit is native to South India while dragon fruit is borne of the cactus plant and is originally from Mexico and Central America. Many botanists believe the mangosteen had its origins in Malaysia or Indonesia. Bananas and mangoes probably need no introduction and different varieties, with varied taste profiles, can now be sourced from many countries, ranging from Spain to Africa!

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Kids get Kooky! (Part 1)

Kids get Kooky! (Part 1)

When testing our products on friends and family, we soon realised that kids were some of our biggest fans. Many of the younger ones were incredulous that they were actually eating fruit. ‘But it’s like a chip!’ ‘It fizzes on my tongue!’ ‘How can this be chewy and crunchy at the same time?’ As mums who were often greeted by ravenous pre-tweens after school, we were merely looking to incorporate some variety in their snacking habits. Our daughters and their friends suddenly preferred the deep chew of dried banana to a gummy bear, and chose the airy crunch of freeze dried mangosteen over a clawingly sweet meringue. But it was perhaps when my son actually chose a dried dragon fruit...

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Mixed Salad with a Touch of Purple

Mixed Salad with a Touch of Purple

   Ingredients for the salad:Iceberg lettuce, spring onions, a small tin of sweet corn, carrots, cherry tomatoes, Romano peppers, Kooky gently dried dragon fruit Preparation ca. 15-20 minutes:1. Chop & slice all ingredients according to your mood & creativity... your mixed salad is done with a natural purple touch!2. Add some grilled chicken breast for a well-balanced & healthy meal!!!

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