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Green and Clean on the Inside

When You’re Green on the Inside You’re Clean on the Inside Familiar with this saying? The fact remains that uncooked greens, think Kale and Spinach (but please cook your broccoli for your thyroids sake), provide a great source of folate, which is sensitive to heat. This is especially true for the high percentage of [...]

By | April 3rd, 2017|Organic|

The Humble Potato: Rich in Resistant Starch

The potato sure does cop slack these days, off nearly all trendy diets. However, prepared in the right way it’s one of the richest sources of Resistant Starch. Resistant starch is ‘resistant’ to digestion and functions much like insoluble fiber as it reaches the colon undigested allowing friendly bacteria to feed, when these bacteria digest the [...]

By | February 23rd, 2017|Fruit & Veg, Gut Health, Organic|

Bringing Back the Crunch: Raw & Organic

In our society of highly processed foods, there is a tendency to not eat crunchy food, when was the last time you ate a whole raw carrot for example? Chewing is the first part of digestion, your saliva contains digestive enzymes and the bones of your teeth get a work out, so chew. Think celery, [...]

By | February 18th, 2017|Fruit & Veg, Organic|

Frozen Organic Bananas on Special at COS

At COS we have an abundance of bags of frozen Organic Bananas available now at the Special Price of $3.99 kg. Check out this delicious smoothie recipe...all organic ingredients available at COS. It's Simple Living with this Heavenly Organic Banana Smoothie... 1 1/2 Organic Frozen Bananas 1 tablespoon LSA or Linseed Meal Small handful Organic [...]

By | February 14th, 2017|COS Cafe, Organic|

Festive & Healthy Gift Ideas at COS

At COS we have a bundle of unique, affordable and healthy gift ideas for your family, friends and work colleagues this Christmas. Our array of gluten free Christmas goodies include traditional plum puddings, fruit & chia mince pies and Santa chocolate bars. We also have COS Gift Vouchers available. Pick [...]

Reusable Produce Bags By Onya

Good on ya Onya Onya makes reusable produce bags from 100% recycled drink bottles. Hallelujah. These eco-friendly bags replace supermarket fruit and vegetable one-time-use plastic produce bags. They are available at COS in 5 and 8 bag packs. The bags are strong and practical and are an easy way for us consumers to reduce our plastic use. [...]

By | November 7th, 2016|Environmental Sustainability, Fruit & Veg, Reduce Reuse Recycle|

Handmade By Lynneke Wheat Bags

What's New at COS... Lavender-scented Handmade By Lynneke Wheat Bags and Lavender Bags have just arrived at COS. Just picking them up, feeling them and smelling the heavenly lavender scent is a healing therapy in itself... The creator of these quality products is Lynneke who is one of COS's dear regular customers. Lynekke creates in her [...]

By | June 16th, 2016|Bio-dynamic, body healing, Natural Beauty|

COS featured in The Weekly Review!

The Weekly Review's write up... Who’s behind the counter? COS has been open for more than 30 years and Tessa and Rod Weaver are only its third owners. The pair took over in 2011 but started shopping there when it first opened in the early 1980’s. The Weavers have been vegetarian for almost that whole [...]

COS Easter Raffle Winner

Congratulations to Laura who won the COS Easter Raffle! Laura was the lucky customer to win a box of Lavera beauty products donated by COS. A big Thank You to all of our dear customers who bought raffle tickets and supported our Easter Raffle. All proceeds go to Cheltenham Cat Rescue who helps rescue, [...]

By | April 20th, 2016|Natural Beauty|

COS Easter Chocolate

Mmm...chocolate... Easter is here with chocolate cheer and COS knows chocolate. At COS we have a delicious array of quality chocolate to fill the Easter baskets...organic, raw, dairy-free, carob... And then of course there's the different flavours....coconut, milk, dark, honeycomb, mint, fig, orange, almond, cashew... Delightfully decadent.

By | March 16th, 2016|Organic|