Organic Butcher
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North West Plaza
97 Flockton St, McDowall
Tel 07 3353 8541

 
Organic Butcher

Paddington Central
107 Latrobe Tce, Paddington
Tel 07 3369 9522

The Meat-ting Place - Friendly Staff
The Meat-ting Place - Friendly Staff
The Meat-ting Place - Friendly Staff
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The Meat-ting Place - Organic Butcher
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The Meat-ting Place - Andrew with Happy Customers
The Meat-ting Place - Andrew with Happy Customers
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The Meat-ting Place - Jenelle with Happy Customers
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Food for Thought

Posted Tuesday 28 April 2015 at 12:51pm

The right foods can boost brain power and stave off Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia, research shows. Key nutrients, along with exercise and adequate Vitamin D, keep brain cells healthy and assist with memory, concentration, and your ability to learn. Here is your guide to eating right for a healthy brain: FATTY FISH Seafood like salmon, albacore tuna, mackerel, and sardines are packed with omega-3 fatty acids, powerful and versatile nutrients that are essential for a healthy mind. About 40% of the fatty acids in brain cell membranes are DHA, one of the main omega-3 fatty acids in…

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5 Healthy Easter Treats

Posted Tuesday 3 March 2015 at 3:58pm

Easter can still be a time of indulgence even for us health-conscious folk with so many creative healthy recipes now available!  Here are our top picks for healthy treats this Easter: Dark Chocolate Easter Eggs INGREDIENTS: 70g finely grated cacao butter1/2 cup raw cacao powder, sifted2 tbsp raw honeyPinch of sea saltSeeds from 2 vanilla pods METHOD:Melt cacao butter in a small, dry metal or glass bowl over a saucepan of simmering water. Once melted, remove from heat and whisk in cacao powder, honey, salt and vanilla seeds. Fill Easter egg moulds with mixture, reserving a little for…

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Chemicals, Cosmetics and Personal Care Products

Posted Monday 16 February 2015 at 2:13pm

If you prefer to eat organic meat and produce, chances are you feel good about making healthier choices regarding what goes into your body. Are you, however, making healthier choices when it comes to your personal care products? With many chemicals absorbed straight into the bloodstream from shampoos, moisturisers, body washes and cosmetics, finding healthier alternatives to personal care products is just as important as eating the best foods. Here's why... Around 10,500 industrial chemicals are used as cosmetic ingredients, many of which are carcinogens, pesticides, reproductive toxins,…

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Aussies Love Their Meat, and They Should! Here's Why...

Posted Tuesday 20 January 2015 at 2:58pm

Australia Day is just around the corner and we can already smell the steak and snags on the barbie. We all know our go-to favourites for the national cook-up are delicious - think marinated kebabs, lamb sausages and rump steak - but did you know that unprocessed meat is also highly nutritious and beneficial for your health? A 100 gram portion of raw ground beef contains large amounts of Vitamin B12, B3 (Niacin), B6, Iron, Zinc and Selenium, along with many other vitamins and minerals. As Vitamin B12 is an important nutrient and can't be consumed through eating plants, it's good to know your…

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How to Stay Healthy and Balanced Over the Holiday Season

Posted Tuesday 9 December 2014 at 10:45am

Christmas really is a special time of year. Feasting with family and friends, trips away, time spent with the kids, or just recharging before diving into the new year is often on the agenda. Christmas, however, is also a time of overindulgence and higher stress levels for many, leaving us to contemplate new years resolutions involving losing weight, better time management, joining a gym or going on a diet. Healthy habits can be cultivated at any time of year, negating the need for an overwhelming lifestyle overhaul come the first day of January. Follow our top tips below for staying healthy,…

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Christmas Meal Ideas: Starters, Sides, Salads and Desserts

Posted Thursday 13 November 2014 at 11:29am

If you've ordered your delicious organic Christmas meats and you're looking for easy and tasty starters, sides, salads and desserts to impress your family and friends this Christmas, look no further!  Still need to place your order for Christmas turkey, ham, chicken, pork or duck? Time is running out! Check out our Christmas Menu and place your order TODAY! Here are our top picks for this year's lunch or dinner gathering:  Spicy Prawn Cocktail     1 cup (300g) good-quality mayonnaise2 tablespoons sweet chilli sauce1 tablespoon tomato sauce (ketchup)Juice of 1 lime, plus…

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Chunky Beef Bourguignon Recipe

Posted Thursday 7 August 2014 at 11:37am

A winter favourite for the whole family made from fresh organic vegetables and of course organic beef. This recipe is popular with everyone looking for a hearty meal with the cold nights of winter. There are few things more satisfying on a cool day than a rich beef stew. Making your meal with natural organic foods from a local organic supermarket can make you meal just that much more rich. This recipe is a traditional French beef bourguignon stew with a modern mushroom twist. This recipe will feed a large family of five, with plenty of left overs. Chunky Beef Bourguignon Ingredients half…

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The Difference Between Organic and Conventional Meats and Produce

Posted Thursday 7 August 2014 at 11:35am

Whаt іs conventionally grown produce? Conventionally grown produce іs dіffеrеnt frоm organically grown produce іn thаt іt mау usе fertilizers аnd pesticides tо allow higher yields, оut оf season growth, аnd stronger disease resistance. Conventionally grown produce іs whаt уоu will sее а majority оf thе time whеn shopping іn уоur local supermarket. What іs Organic Produce? Organic produce іs produce thаt іs grown wіthоut thе aid оf synthetic pesticides оr fertilisers. То bе certified "organic" а farmer must meticulously document whаt thеу аrе…

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Sweet American Style Barbecue with Strawberry Shortcake

Posted Thursday 7 August 2014 at 11:34am

There is nothing quite like a good outdoors barbecue, with friends and family all enjoying a delicious feast under the sun. As the seasons change and it cools off outside, people may begin to miss that summer time staple, the sweet and savoury outdoors barbecue. There is a delicious and comforting cool weather alternative from the other land of the barbecue, the American South. This Carolina classic slow cooked pulled pork dish is easy and delightful. It is great for those evenings indoors. The sauce is authentic to the deep American South, tangy and sweet at the same time. It can be paired…

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Supporting organic produce helps our local economy

Posted Thursday 7 August 2014 at 11:32am

According to IBISWorld, organic farming is one of Australia's fastest growing industry and "has been one of the economy's best performing industries over the past five years." The report goes on to say that the "industry revenue is expected to grow by an annualised 12.1%" and the forecast is to reach $655.3 million in 2013-14.  So what do these numbers mean for the local farmers in business? Are they making thousands of dollars from selling their organic food? Buy Locally and Help the Economy The short answer is - not necessarily. When people purchase organic food, sometimes these…

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Natural Diet is Nature's Own Antidepressant

Posted Thursday 7 August 2014 at 11:31am

Modern life puts many of us under considerable pressure and the growing instance of depression in our adult and child population is growing. Much of this has been shown to relate to our lifestyle and maintaining a natural organic diet can overcome many aspects of what leads to depression. The overuse of chemicals in our foods and the air have been shown to destroy the natural vitamins that our brain needs to help us cope with daily living. Organic and natural food isn’t just good for your body, it’s good for your mind as well. In fact, our current understanding of the brain indicates…

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A Healthier and Clearer Skin Solution with Organic Fruit and Vegetables

Posted Thursday 7 August 2014 at 11:29am

There are many fruits and vegetables that can boost your immune system and fight strains of bacteria that cause acne flare-ups. However, it is important to stick to organic foods if you hope to benefit the most from their powerful vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and more. Most non-organic produce is grown in nutrient-depleted soil that has been over-treated with pesticides and nitrate fertilisers. On average, many fruits and vegetables from organic supermarkets contain at least 20 percent more nutrients than their non-organic counterparts. These six power-foods can help fight and prevent…

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Organic farmers care about the food you eat and how they produce it

Posted Thursday 7 August 2014 at 11:28am

At the macro level there are many environmental benefits to organic agriculture. There is the aspect of sustainability over the long term. Many changes in the environment occur over time. Organic agriculture considers the medium and long-term effect of its interaction with the environment. Organic farmers aim to produce food that has ecological balance to prevent soil erosion, pest problems, as well as adapting a proactive approach as opposed to treating problems as they emerge. Many organic farmers and agricultural businesses consider the environment and the land that they farm on as a…

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Healthy Organic Lamb from Your Natural Organic Butcher

Posted Thursday 7 August 2014 at 11:27am

Getting good organic foods is as simple as visiting us, your friendly organic supermarket. This is as true for organic lamb as it is any other food. A tasty lamb roast is a favorite for many families around Australia. No matter now it is prepared, it is a great meal. Buying organic is a great way to ensure that your family will enjoy the best tasting and healthiest lamb possible... A Healthy, Happy Animal Lamb that is organic has been fed a diet that has higher standards than regular lamb. Their feed is not contaminated with undesirable chemicals. The lamb will also have not been pumped…

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Pesticide Use in Australia

Posted Thursday 7 August 2014 at 11:25am

Pesticide management in Australia is regulated by the NRS--the National Registration Scheme for Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals. Administered by the APVMA (Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority), this authority works in partnership with territory and state government agencies and is responsible for assessing pesticides, regulating agrochemicals, ensuring marketplace compliance and consistently reviewing chemicals to ensure the meet or exceed the highest standards. Nearly $20 billion worth of plant crops cultivated in Australia each year are grown using agricultural…

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5 Great Benefits of Eating Organic Meat and Produce

Posted Thursday 7 August 2014 at 11:23am

Meat and produce  saturated with pesticides, herbicides and growth-enhancing  hormones present viable health hazards to people who eat them.   These chemicals are meant to kill living things, such as insects, fungi and weed; they are not meant to be put into the human body.  Switching to a diet of organic meant and produce eliminates the risk of ingesting toxic chemicals intended to promote abnormal  growth of crops and animals. When you choose to eat organic foods, your body will thank you over and over again! Benefits of organically grown foods: Vitamin levels are naturally…

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What Does It Mean When Products are Stamped Australian Certified Organic?

Posted Thursday 7 August 2014 at 11:20am

Most organic meats and produce sold in Australia are stamped with the recognizable BUD logo, which indicates the food qualifies as Australian Certified Organic.  This logo can be seen on a wide variety of items, from coffee and apples to make-up and clothing, guaranteeing consumers that ingredients used to make the product--whether it was soil to grow plants or grain to feed livestock--have passed tests established by the Australian Certified Organic Standard.  Highly respected by other global organic organisations and implementing the strictest of standards, the ACO is accredited and…

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6 Ways Pesticides Harm Your Body

Posted Thursday 7 August 2014 at 11:18am

Formulated with powerful ingredients meant to kill insects quickly and efficiently, pesticides act like nerve gas that promotes a severe imbalance of hormones vital to health before disrupting  and paralyzing the nervous system. Routinely ending up inside and on food (no matter how insistent the food industry is about cleaning produce before it reaches grocery shelves), chemical residue from pesticides do find their way into our bodies and slowly but insidiously erode the healthy functioning of all organs, the blood stream and even the brain. If you have never taken the time to read about…

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Why You Should Consider Purchasing Organic Meat

Posted Thursday 7 August 2014 at 11:17am

When some people hear the term “organic meat” they automatically think expensive. While the initial cost of these meats may be a bit more, there are a number of benefits to purchasing this organic, or natural alternative. From beef and pork to chicken and eggs – each of these items can reach your table free from chemical additives and poisonous hormones; learn more right now! Humane Treatment of Livestock When you are purchasing organic meat, you are also providing for a more humane existence for livestock. The conditions they live in is more sanitary and the actual production process…

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The Trend of Organic and Natural Foods: Is it Right for You?

Posted Thursday 7 August 2014 at 11:15am

Food that is grown without the use of synthetic chemicals is better for a person’s health, as well as the environment. In the past decade, more and more farmers have abandoned the synthetic hormones, fertilizers and pesticides, changing to organic methods of growing instead. The result that has been achieved is healthy and natural food that is better for consumers as well as the world around them. The Definition of Organic or Natural Food Organic, also referred to as natural, food is usually produced using types of ecological practices, which means no synthetic chemicals, irradiation,…

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