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Spiced Easter Cakes - a new Tradition

April 9, 2020 at 5:12 PM

Each year I convince myself that this is the year I will master the Hot Cross Bun.

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Lockdown Information - We are open

March 24, 2020 at 12:33 PM

Our classification as a supermarket means we are an ‘essential service’ and able to stay open.

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Organic Plum Compote

March 4, 2020 at 1:29 PM

Make the most of the abundance of plums this autumn with a simple and delicious compote. Great as an easy desert served with whipped cream or coconut yoghurt.

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Seleno Health - The Maca Experts

January 23, 2020 at 4:08 PM

Meet Corin and Sally, founders of Seleno Health, who are both passionate about maca and the plentiful benefits that can be derived from it.

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Nicola Galloway's Grilled Summer Vegetable Tart with Cashew Aioli

December 3, 2019 at 3:02 PM

Sway from tradition this festive season and spread the table with dishes loaded with summer produce. For this vegan tart early summer vegetables are grilled until sweet and flavoursome.

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Celebration Platters

December 2, 2019 at 1:24 PM

You don't have to be a whizz in the kitchen to impress this Christmas! Make the most of the glorious organic summer produce arriving in store daily to whip up delicious,…

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Amy McLennan's Make-up Tips for a Fresh look this Summer

December 1, 2019 at 3:49 PM

As the air temperature warms and the pohutukawa show signs of bloom, your skin may also be sighing a breath of relief.

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An Easy Ethical Christmas

November 5, 2019 at 4:42 PM

The countdown to Christmas is well and truly underway but don’t worry - we’ve got everything you need to ensure that your ethical and sustainable Christmas is a breeze! We love…

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Nicola Galloway's Baked Root Vege Rosti with Fennel Salt and Avocado Green ‘Mayo’

September 24, 2019 at 11:16 AM

I firmly believe if you have a handful of flavoursome condiments at your disposal you can lift a meal to new heights with little effort.

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COMMONSENSE TO JOIN THE GLOBAL CLIMATE STRIKE

September 2, 2019 at 2:58 PM

All Commonsense stores will be closing their doors between 11am-2pm on 27th September to allow staff to attend the Global Climate Strike, a movement led by students demanding urgent action…

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Fair Trade Kindness Cookies!

July 31, 2019 at 4:35 PM

These dark chocolate and banana cookies have a cake-like texture and are a hit with the whole family.

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Fair Trade – A Commonsense Cornerstone

July 31, 2019 at 9:44 AM

Fair Trade is one of our cornerstone values at Commonsense and we are proud to carry the widest selection of Fair Trade food in the country.

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