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 [...]

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 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|

COS Easter Raffle

Show some love and buy some Easter raffle tickets at the COS Store. Prize is a box of Lavera beauty products valued over $100. Tickets $2 each or 3 for $5. All proceeds go to the Cheltenham Cat Rescue to help rescue, rehabilitate and re-home cats across Melbourne. Check out their great work at: cheltenhamcatrescueorg.au Prize [...]

By | March 16th, 2016|Natural Beauty, Organic|

COS Special on Frozen Bananas

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 Baby Spinach 250 ml Almond Milk/ Coconut Milk Blend together At COS we have an abundance of bags of frozen Organic Bananas available at a Special Price of $4.95 kg. Also [...]

By | March 10th, 2016|COS Cafe, Organic|

Fresh From The Market

Organic Broccolini A cross between broccoli and Chinese broccoli (also known as Chinese kale), broccolini has a milder, sweeter taste than broccoli with similar nutritional benefits: Rich source of Vitamin C High in calcium Lowers risk of developing osteoporosis Promotes bone health High in fibre (Promotes Bowel Regularity) Helps prevent heart disease May help [...]

By | March 1st, 2016|Fruit & Veg, Organic|