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A Guide to Safer House Cleaners

January 16, 2018 at 4:26 PM

"Environmentally Friendly" Cleaners You may have noticed a growing number of household cleaning products on the market which claim to be ‘environmentally friendly’.

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Pumpkin, Kumara, Carrot & Coconut Soup Recipe

January 11, 2018 at 4:38 PM

The Commonsense Kitchen makes soup for our Wellington region stores - a different variety every weekday!Our Pumpkin, Kumara, Carrot & Coconut recipe is a customer favourite.

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Causes We Love in 2017: It’s Just Commonsense!

December 21, 2017 at 4:43 PM

Commonsense is founded on values of organics, environment and community. We're proud that every year, at least 10% of our profit goes to supporting initiatives that share our values.

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Christmas Gingerbread House Recipe!

December 12, 2017 at 12:00 AM

This recipe may seem quite technical, but trust us, it contains everything you need to get your foot on the Gingerbread property ladder.

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Lucy's Christmas Mincemeat

December 1, 2017 at 4:44 PM

This is definitely not a traditional mincemeat recipe (which uses suet and fewer varieties of dried fruit) but no one in my family seems to be complaining.

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Boomerangs and Borrow Bags - Our pledge to eliminate single-use shopping bags in our stores.

November 30, 2017 at 11:01 PM

                        Banning the bagAs we look around us we see that plastic is choking our oceans, littering our world and…

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Chickpea Coconut Curry with Peshwari Naan

November 30, 2017 at 11:00 PM

This curry is so simple and super cheap to make and the naan breads are delicious, impressive and so simple! This recipe is a must for coconut lovers and people in…

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Your Quick Guide to Paleo-Friendly Groceries

November 30, 2017 at 11:00 PM

Paleo eating is growing in popularity in New Zealand, but finding paleo-friendly products can still be hard.

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The Commonsense Kitchen: Chocolate, Beetroot & Ginger Muffins

November 30, 2017 at 11:00 PM

As the weather starts to grow colder, an afternoon spent in a warm kitchen starts to look increasingly tempting.

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Deliciously Healthy: 7 Seaweed Recipes You’ve Never Thought Of

November 30, 2017 at 10:59 PM

In celebration of this year’s Sea Week, we decided to focus on our favourite oceanic vegetable – seaweed!  Not only does it taste delicious, it's also laden with nutrients.

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Keeping Healthy Chickens

November 30, 2017 at 10:57 PM

HAPPY HENS = HEALTHY EGGS!Food for your chickens, pest repellents and playtimeHere is some great information about how to keep your chickens healthy and happy.

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Simple, Fresh, Seasonal: Buster's Vegan Christmas Inspiration

December 17, 2016 at 4:43 PM

Here at Commonsense Organics, we cater for a range of dietary requirements such as gluten free, dairy free, paleo and vegan.

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