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Good Gifting

December 8, 2021 at 4:11 PM

  Giving gifts is a great feeling, but it doesn’t have to cost the earth.

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MEDITERRANEAN VEGAN TAPENADE

December 6, 2021 at 4:03 PM

Tapenade is a French olive spread traditionally made with anchovies.

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Alannah's Summer Noodle Salad

November 2, 2021 at 11:43 AM

Alannah works at our Kilbirnie store and has a talent for creating amazing vegan food without a recipe.

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Pasture Poultry - Organic Eggs

October 21, 2021 at 5:26 PM

Pasture Poultry was established over 20 years ago by Pauline and John Blaikie in Rewa, Rangitikei and Commonsense has been selling their eggs for almost as long as the brand itself!    After two…

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Mindfully Managing Menopause

October 18, 2021 at 10:35 AM

Menopause is a topic that carries a weight of stigma.

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Organic Corn Fritters

September 27, 2021 at 4:34 PM

Corn fritters are a classic light meal, often enjoyed in late summer when the corn is plentiful.

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Our Organic Wine Picks for Vino Rookies

September 21, 2021 at 4:42 AM

Wine: either you LOVE it, or you know hardly anything about it.

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Easy Organic Hummus

September 20, 2021 at 4:35 PM

Making your own organic hummus is easy which is lucky particularly if, like our household, you go through a ton of it! We routinely double this recipe which is easy…

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Celebrating Organic Wine Week!

September 20, 2021 at 2:01 PM

We’d love to tell you that you can drink as much organic wine as you like and not get a hangover but, being fans of the truth, sadly we can’t…

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Mixed Bean Salad

September 9, 2021 at 11:49 AM

Easy and nutritional yet cost effective, this colourful salad makes a great addition to any meal and can be whipped up in just a few minutes.

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10 Ways to De-Stress

September 3, 2021 at 4:41 PM

At Commonsense we generally like to focus on the positive but it has to be said that there's a lot that has the potential to stress us out at the…

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KAVITA’S KITCHEN

September 2, 2021 at 1:37 PM

When we asked Kavita Anand, of Kavita’s Kitchen, how to best describe her business she replied “a childhood dream turned into an ultra-special foodie venture!” Based in Wellington’s Island Bay,…

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