Food

Organic Vegetables Not as Expensive as You Might Think

Rod (Our Produce Manager’s) best ‘Fruit ‘n’ Veg’ picks’ this week in May  include: Certified organic Feijoa $6.90 kg Certified organic Limes $13.00 Kg Certified organic ‘Red Oak’ Lettuce $2.90 each Certified organic ‘Agria’ Potatoes $2.90 kg Certified organic Beetroot $5.90 kg Certified organic Red Capsicum $1.99 Each Certified organic Carrots $4.90 kg Bag Certified organic Cauliflower $7.90 Each (7 May –… Read More Organic Vegetables Not as Expensive as You Might Think

Health

Why Eat Organic?

What is Organic Food? Organic food has not come into contact with chemical fertilizers, pesticides or anything harmful to the human body and the natural environment. Organic food is also free from chemical pollution and is not a Genetically Modified Organism (GMO-Free). Organic farming adopts composting and permaculture practises instead of manufactured fertilizers. Anything that… Read More Why Eat Organic?

Crystals

Tiger’s Eye ‘Protection, Confidence & Courage’ – Wise Cicada Crystal Profile

Earth and sun energies meet in this special golden, ochre stone. It is commonly regarded as a token of protection, Roman soldiers even wore engraved tiger’s eye pieces to protect them and imbue courage during battle. It is thought to be a stone that supports grounding, encouraging the mind to focus and realise rational thought,… Read More Tiger’s Eye ‘Protection, Confidence & Courage’ – Wise Cicada Crystal Profile

Recipes

Recipe from Our Chef’s Diary – Vegan, Organic Pad Thai Salad

Vegan, Organic Pad Thai Salad Our Organic Vegan Pad Thai Salad is perfect for a shared lunch over a long summer weekend. Salad Ingredients: 100g Wide Rice Noodles (or your preferred raw choice, kelp noodles are great) 1 Organic Carrot (Grated) 1/2 Medium Organic Red Cabbage (Shredded) 4 Organic Spring Onions (Sliced) 1 Cup Sprouted… Read More Recipe from Our Chef’s Diary – Vegan, Organic Pad Thai Salad

Recipes

Recipe from Our Chef’s Diary – Asian Style Rainbow Kombu Salad

RECIPE: Asian Style Rainbow Kombu Salad – Using ‘Pacific Harvest’ NZ Kombu Makes 6 Portions Salad: 1/4 head of organic red cabbage (shredded) 1/4 head organic white cabbage (shredded) 1 carrot (peeled and sliced) 1/4 cup fresh coriander (roughly chopped) 1 Tbsp black sesame seeds 1 spring onion (sliced) 2 cups edamame beans or green… Read More Recipe from Our Chef’s Diary – Asian Style Rainbow Kombu Salad

Crystals

Aquamarine – ‘Calming Vibes’ Wise Cicada Crystal Profile

Aquamarine The soft and calming blue/green-coloured sheaths unique to aquamarine can be attributed to minute traces of iron within the gemstone. This crystal is actually a form of blue Beryl and is usually found deposited alongside granite rock, commonly sourced in USA, Mexico, Russia, Brazil, India, Ireland, Zimbabwe, Afghanistan and Pakistan. As the name, colour… Read More Aquamarine – ‘Calming Vibes’ Wise Cicada Crystal Profile

Recipes

Ditch the Nasty Expensive Chemical Spray Bottles – DIY Household Cleaning Recipes

Eucalyptus Oil – All Purpose Cleaner: 15 drops of pure essential eucalyptus oil 1/2 cup white vinegar water water Add the eucalyptus oil and the vinegar to a clean spray bottle. Fill with filtered water and shake to mix. This one is great for showers, bench-tops and basins.   Lavender – Disinfectant Spray: 1/2 cup white… Read More Ditch the Nasty Expensive Chemical Spray Bottles – DIY Household Cleaning Recipes

Recipes

Recipe from Our Chef’s Diary: Green Superfood Salad with Arame

Adding seaweed to your diet enables and strengthens three important processes in our body: DETOX, NOURISH, BALANCE. RECIPE: Green Superfood Salad with Arame You’ll Need: 150g organic kale, shredded 2 Avocados 15 g arame seaweed (soaked in hot water) 1 beetroot, grated 1 cup sunflower seeds 1 cup of raisins 1/4 cup nutritional yeast 1/4… Read More Recipe from Our Chef’s Diary: Green Superfood Salad with Arame

Health

Need a Holiday Already? 10 Tips for Recharging Your Energy Levels Throughout 2018

The last public holiday of summer has passed and reality is encroaching…. most of us have a long list of professional and personal tasks, goals, projects, events and meaningful challenges to meet by the end of 2018. If you’re wondering how you will find the energy to face them all with verve, positivity and alacrity… Read More Need a Holiday Already? 10 Tips for Recharging Your Energy Levels Throughout 2018