Inside the MiNDFOOD 15th birthday issue


Inside the MiNDFOOD 15th birthday issue
Join us as we celebrate 15 years of smart thinking, sharing dream cruise destinations, inspirational reader stories, health deep-dives and lots more. 

“On our launch issue cover 15 years ago, we carried a quote from Sir Edmund Hillary: “People do not decide to become extraordinary. They decide to accomplish extraordinary things.” We aim to create extraordinary content at MiNDFOOD,” writes Editor-in-Chief Michael McHugh. “Enjoy this edition; like every other issue, it comes with much love.”

Our best-selling cover star Anne Hathaway graces the cover in April edition. The actress proves time and time again why she is one of the most versatile and resilient actors of our generation.

We’ve curated 15 years of extraordinary My Story tales. From cancer survivors to paralympic athletes, these everyday pioneers have overcome huge obstacles to make their mark on the world, demonstrating human inspiration, creativity and resilience.

In Health, we speak to two experts about coping with grief, examine the importance of touch and explore how the Finnish mindset of ‘sisu’ can hold the secret to boosting mental health.

Beauty Editor Megan Bedford brings together 15 years of beauty trends, products and makeup looks to embrace in the year to come. In Home, we celebrate the spaces we have loved, from treehouses and farmhouses to a collector’s haven and green oasis.

In Travel, we scour the globe to bring you the top dream destinations, from picturesque towns of the Mediterranean and ancient wonders of Shizuoka, to the majestic mountains of Lindis Pass and the vibrant heart of Dallas, Texas.

What is a celebration without some cake? We’ve curated a cornucopia of cakes to celebrate our milestone birthday, from savoury to sweet, vegan to gluten free. Plus, MiNDFOOD’s Master Sommelier Cameron Douglas shares his 15 tips to make you a wine expert.

Flip to the back for the MiNDFOOD 2023 Cruise Special, where we discover a sea of possibilities from ocean luxury to expedition adventures. Discover unforgettable voyages through French Polynesia, Komodo islands, Antarctica, northwest Australia, the Greek Isles and more. We also explore new ships, the joys of solo cruising and multigenerational travel.

MiNDFOOD April is on sale 13 March in NZ and 16 March in Australia. Available in stores and online at


Print Recipe


Let us keep you up to date with our weekly MiNDFOOD e-newsletters which include the weekly menu plan, health and news updates or tempt your taste buds with the MiNDFOOD Daily Recipe. 

Member Login