Vegan Cheese Crackers

Vegan Cheese Crackers

Welcome back, health enthusiasts, to the fourth week of our Wellness Month journey! As we savour these last few days, let’s indulge our taste buds with a snack that’s not just delicious but also nourishing—vegan cheese crackers! Best of all, these crackers...
Matcha Marvel Smoothie

Matcha Marvel Smoothie

Welcome to the third week of Wellness month. To maintain a healthy lifestyle, we need to focus on our daily nutrition, but make it easy and delicious. One meal that seamlessly merges health benefits with delicious taste is the Matcha Marvel Smoothie. This smoothie not...
Almond Peach Smoothie Bowl with Alfalfa Powder

Almond Peach Smoothie Bowl with Alfalfa Powder

Welcome to the Manly Food Co-op’s Wellness Month! We’re kicking off this month-long celebration of health and vitality with a bang, presenting a recipe that will revolutionize your morning routine. Say hello to our Almond Peach Smoothie Bowl with Alfalfa...
Gazpacho (Chilled Tomato Soup)

Gazpacho (Chilled Tomato Soup)

Gazpacho is one of Spain’s best summer dishes as it embodies its vibrant Mediterranean culinary culture. This chilled soup is a simple yet sensational blend of ingredients, a reflection of the emphasis on fresh and wholesome foods. In Spain’s scorching summers,...
Baked Risotto with Herb Salsa

Baked Risotto with Herb Salsa

What better way to celebrate tomato season than a risotto recipe that uses a lot of them! This risotto is delicious, vegetarian, can be made vegan and will even please the meat-eaters due to the rich flavours. The citrus edge to the green herb salsa is a wonderful...
RedCycle is dead – what now?

RedCycle is dead – what now?

You might have seen in the news that RedCycle is now in liquidation and that Coles and Woolworths have offered to store the stockpiled soft plastics backlog that RedCycle has been unable to process. But is this just greenwashing? Are the big supermarkets even pushing...
Zero-Waste Butter Tofu

Zero-Waste Butter Tofu

Butter chicken or murgh makhani is a firm favourite in many households but this recipe tweaks it to use our plastic-free firm tofu instead of the traditional chicken for a truly zero-waste dish. All the ingredients are available at the Co-op so you only need to buy...
Have a Very Eco Christmas

Have a Very Eco Christmas

What is an eco Christmas? And how do you go about creating your own eco Christmas?  Did you know that Christmas is THE most wasteful time of year? Workers at Kimbriki, our landfill site on the Northern Beaches, dread Christmas. The additional waste generated...
Christmas Gift Ideas

Christmas Gift Ideas

By Yvonne Pflieger Only two more weeks to go. Are you still looking for Christmas Gifts that are useful and reusable over and over again? You can find them at your Co-Op. Be inspired. ? HoneyBee Beeswax food wraps (from $11.94 member price) are the perfect alternative...
Taste of Manly 2018

Taste of Manly 2018

By Yvonne Pflieger Taste of Manly brought an amazing 120,000 visitors to Manly over the last weekend of May, apparently 20% more than the previous year. The weather was beautiful and we had the opportunity to be there with a stall as part of the Sustainability Hub...
Back to School Giveaway – Our Winner

Back to School Giveaway – Our Winner

And we have a winner: Nora Sadler sent in the following on how to prepare healthy, zero waste lunches. One of the big secrets is to be prepared. Nora will receive a beautiful lunchbox courtesy of Love Mae. Nora invested in a dehydrator to make: Dehydrated fruit:...
SKINMADE  – Our Choice for Sustainable Skincare

SKINMADE – Our Choice for Sustainable Skincare

By Jenna Jensen Effective, affordable, simple, Australian-made, and free of harmful ingredients are just some of the reasons Skinmade is the skin care range we stock at the co-op. Not only that, but Skinmade is just as passionate about the environment as we are. You...
Christmas Gift Ideas for Mum and the Kids

Christmas Gift Ideas for Mum and the Kids

By Chloe Brant Stuck for ideas on what to get the kids for Christmas? Or perhaps you’re looking for the perfect christmas gift for mum? Never fear, the Co-Op is here to help! We’ve got you covered for kid-friendly presents and eco-friendly gifts that mum will love....
A Busy Start to Summer – Christmas Party and Ocean Care Day

A Busy Start to Summer – Christmas Party and Ocean Care Day

By Yvonne Pflieger What an eventful week it has been! We had our Christmas Party and participated in Ocean Care Day. A big thank you to all our volunteers who made this possible! Christmas Party Last Wednesday we invited our members and friends to celebrate the...