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April 2018

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Leda Gingernut and Arrowroot Cookies. Best before 24 April 2018. Discounted to $3.00 per packet while stocks last.

Leda Choculence Biscuits. Best before May 2018 Discounted to $3.00 per packet while stocks last.

Find them in the Snacks section of the store.

Featured Product: Have you tried the Saucy Spice Co Beef Madras? We have and it was yummy and not too hot. Here's our adapted recipe

Serves: 4-6

Heat:  medium/hot (we found it to be more medium than hot)

2 tablespoons olive oil
2 large onions, sliced
6 cloves of garlic, crushed
1 x 400g can of diced tomatoes
1/2 cup of water
1 tablespoon malt vinegar
1 x 270 ml can of coconut cream
1 kilo diced stewing steak
1 30g packet of Saucy Spice Beef Madras

1. Heat oil in a deep sided pan or wok and saute sliced onion and garlic until translucent and soft.
2. Add contents of Saucy Spice packet and stir until fragrant.
3. Add tomatoes, water, vinegar and coconut cream. Mix thoroughly.
4. Stir in diced beef.
5. Simmer, covered, for 1 1/2 hours or until meat is tender.
6. If sauce is too thin, remove lid and cook further until sauce reduces and thickens.
7. Serve with cooked rice and other curry condiments such as Garnisha Mango Chutney or Lime Pickle





New Products - Mixed Beans, Red Kidney Beans and Chick Peas. All Low in Sodium

Ceres Organics Organic Mixed Beans - 400gm ($2.60 per can) . Sodium 70mg/100g

Ceres Organics Organic Red Kidney Beans - 400g ($2.60). Sodium 10mg/100g

Ceres Organics Organic Chick Peas - 400g ($2.50). Sodium 50mg/100g

Featured New Product: Have you tried The Stock Merchant's Mushroom Stock? 

Locally grown Australian mushrooms  are simmered n filtered water and .a dash of Tamari soy sauce is added. The result is a unique stock that adds an exceptional depth of flavour to any vegan, vegetarian, or meat-based meal. Use in risottos, soups, stews and braises. Cook with rice, pearl barley and other grains like quinoa. No preservatives. No additives. It’s real food. Gluten free, low salt (63mg/100ml).

$8.95 for 500ml





Useful Resources and Links 

Have you noticed on our store's webpage the heading 'Links'.  Click on it and you'll find information about chat groups, support groups and other helpful websites for those on a low sodium diet  Here's a  sample of what you'll find there:-

Salt Matters Discussion Group

The Salt Matters Discussion Group was set up to discuss how to prevent or treat salt-related health problems by returning to a healthier intake of salt and sodium. It also provides help on how to obtain low salt foods, recipes, and other issues related to good control of salt. Messages are moderated before being posted but once posted are sent to all group members. 

Send a blank email to: if you’d like to join this group.


Meniere’s Chat Group

The Meniere's Chat Group is a free email peer support group whose members provide social support to each other and share information about Meniere's disease and other vestibular disorders. It is like a group of friends chatting to each other, discussing a subject of common interest. Messages are moderated before being posted but once posted are sent to all group members.

Send a blank email to:, if you’d like to join this group.


Sydney Menieres Support Group

Copy and paste this address into your web browser:
Copy and paste this address into your web browser:

Venue: St Helens Community Centre,  184 Glebe Point Road, Glebe, NSW.(Located next to Glebe Library – Walk through community garden at the St          Helens Community Centre and enter the building entrance on the left. Meeting    room is first on the right.)

Cost: $5.00 (to cover costs of venue and insurance)

RSVP Essential – email or phone 0424 610 370


Meniere's Disease Australia - Down Under Dizzies Group


Copy and paste this address into your web browser:


Our email address is:



Having Trouble Managing Our Website? 

Please remember that you can always telephone or email your order to us if navigating the online store is proving too difficult for you.  We can email or send you a product and price list to help you with this.

Our telephone number is 0407792938 or 08 83361673.

Our email address is:



Choice Now of Couriers or Australia Post For Shipping 

We're now offering you the choice of shipping by courier or Austrailia Post (Parcel Post or Express Post) at checkout.

Couriers can't deliver to Post Office boxes, so if you use one as your shipping address you will need to select one of the Australia Post options

Tip: Larger orders are better value for the money you pay in shipping costs

If you have any queries, our telephone number is 08 83361673 and our email address is:




We love hearing from you and your feedback matters to us.

 Also, if you have any suggestions of products you would like to see us stock, please tell us.

You can email us at or call us on 08 83361673.



                                Anne McKenzie and Marie Pearson

                                                      April 2018

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