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Clearwater Farm

September 29, 2020 at 2:37 PM

Clearwater’s award winning organic yoghurt range has been a favourite in our stores for over 12 years! The Clearwater family’s small organic dairy farm sits at the foot of Mt…

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Warm Winter Salad

August 2, 2020 at 5:50 PM

Redefine comfort food with this rich, warm and hearty salad which takes the best offerings of the season to create a mouthwatering dish.

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Simple Steps to plastic freedom

July 12, 2020 at 11:24 AM

It’s hard to deny that society’s addiction to plastic is causing a whole heap of serious environmental harm.

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What is the ‘Keto’ Diet?

July 6, 2020 at 11:17 AM

The Ketogenic diet (commonly called “Keto diet”) has been used therapeutically since the 1920’s, originally as to reduce and control seizures in epileptics.

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5 Ways with Seaweed

July 5, 2020 at 12:00 AM

I know I should eat more seaweed but am not sure how to use it! There are a great variety of seaweeds and, just like land vegetables many are seasonal.

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Meet Our Health Practitioners!

June 29, 2020 at 4:42 PM

Health and wellbeing is an essential part of the service we offer here at Commonsense! We sell a range of natural health & beauty products and our experienced Health Practitioners can…

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Kindekel's Goat Osso Bucco Curry

May 29, 2020 at 10:09 AM

Kindekel works part-time in our Kilbirnie store and has recently made use of our Premium Game Goat Osso Bucco special.

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Local Lockdown Luxuries

April 26, 2020 at 6:18 AM

We’ve been in our bubbles so long now we’ve forgotten what life was like before we became slaves to our sourdough starter! There is an element of ‘groundhog’ day as…

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Little Bird's Chocolate Chunk Cookies

April 15, 2020 at 2:37 PM

Hooray! Our friends at Little Bird have shared their recipe for Chocolate Chunk Cookies! These cookies are gluten-free, refined cane sugar-free, dairy-free and most importantly delicious, with a soft brownie-like centre…

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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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