Formerly The Meat-ting Place Pty Ltd. Now TMP Organics Butcher and Supermarket. THE ORIGINAL and THE BEST since 1997.

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97 Flockton St, McDowall
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Easy Marinades

Posted Friday 20th July 2018 at 8:41am

Sometimes simple is best, so we've found some delicious and easy marinades to save you time in the kitchen.  Keeping it super simple Select the oil base of your choice and add: Fish sauce, lime juice and palm sugar
 Garlic, rosemary, and lemon
 Thyme, chile and orange
 Peppercorns, lime wheels, rice wine vinegar and coriander stems
 Apple cider vinegar, onions and cumin
 Ginger, garlic, spring onion and soy
 Something a little more sophisticated Spiced Yogurt Chicken PREP TIME: 35 minsCOOK TIME: 40 minsTOTAL TIME: 1 hour 15 mins Serves: 2-3…

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Winter Warmer Recipes

Posted Monday 11th June 2018 at 1:12pm

If the smell of a casserole in the oven on a cold winter night warms your soul, you're not alone. There's something special about a hearty home-cooked meal. We've found some great recipes for you to try this winter. Enjoy! BEEF AND VEGETABLE CASSEROLE Prep: 15 minsCook: 3hrs +Serves: 5Freezable: yesSource A traditional braised beef stew with thick, rich gravy – an ideal recipe for cheap cuts as slow-cooking guarantees a tender dish. Ingredients 2 celery sticks, thickly sliced1 onion, chopped2 large carrots, halved lengthways then sliced into chunks5 bay leaves2 thyme sprigs1 tbsp…

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Clean Fifteen and Dirty Dozen Cheat Sheet

Posted Friday 1st June 2018 at 10:14am

You may have heard of the "Clean Fifteen" and the "Dirty Dozen". This list, updated annually, shows which fruits and vegetables contain the highest and least amounts of pesticide residues. Wondering why this is important? View our recent blog post: "Why are we avoiding glyphosate?" If you buy everything organic, then you're making a great choice for your health. We understand, however, that sometimes the budget doesn't allow for a 100% organic diet, so we're sharing this list with you so you can avoid the worst offenders. Save this image to your phone for quick reference while you're…

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Mother's Day Gift Guide

Posted Wednesday 9th May 2018 at 12:11pm

TMP Organics has an excellent range of pamper-ready gifts for Mum this Mother's Day.  Check out our gift table in store this week for: Eco Tan Gift PacksBenecos Gift PacksSukin Gift PacksJojoba Gift PacksLavera Gift Packs Mum will feel spoiled and will love receiving health-conscious beauty products. Can't choose? We have gift vouchers available as well. See you in store soon!

Easy Meal Ideas (So Mum doesn’t have to cook!)

Posted Thursday 3rd May 2018 at 1:52pm

  The secret’s out… Flowers and gifts are great, but what Mum really wants for Mother’s Day is a little time off from everyday duties. We’re here to help! You can create a beautiful but simple meal sure to please the queen of the house in a few easy steps. Why not get the kids involved as well? Mum will appreciate the effort and all the vitamin L (love) that went into the meal. At TMP Organics we have a great selection of meat prepared with delicious fresh herbs ready for the oven. We also have family pies available for a quick “no think, just bake” meal. Currently in store…

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Why are we avoiding Glyphosate?

Posted Wednesday 18th April 2018 at 3:14pm

As a consumer of organic products, chances are you’ve heard of glyphosate, the primary active ingredient in the world’s most popular herbicide ‘Roundup’. Monsanto synthesised the original molecule, but the patent has now expired which means that glyphosate can now be found in numerous varieties of herbicide used all over the world. Glyphosate has been used for 40 years for effective weed management in both agriculture and lawn maintenance, but it does in fact kill most plants. It works by inhibiting an enzyme (cytochrome P450) that is essential to plant growth. This enzyme is not…

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Happy Easter!

Posted Wednesday 28th March 2018 at 3:05pm

The team at TMP Organics would like to wish you and your family a happy and safe Easter. Our opening hours over the long weekend are as follows: GOOD FRIDAY: CLOSEDEASTER SATURDAY: OPEN 8am - 2pmEASTER SUNDAY: CLOSEDEASTER MONDAY: CLOSED We still have some great Easter treats available so make sure you get in quick! We are open until 5:30pm on Thursday, 29 March.   Your DIY Easter Want to try making your own Easter treats this year? Here are a few recipes to get you started. Dark Chocolate Easter Eggs INGREDIENTS: 70g finely grated cacao butter1/2 cup raw cacao powder, sifted2…

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Organic or Imposter? How to tell the difference.

Posted Wednesday 21st February 2018 at 11:04am

Organic food and products are continuously growing in popularity. We don’t refer to organic living as a trend though, because, in reality, it’s how our ancestors lived before the introduction of synthetic herbicides, pesticides and GMOs. Due to the increasing demand for organic products, there are of course some manufacturers and marketers who piggy back on the buzz-word ‘organic’, creating some ambiguity around what the term actually means and how its use is regulated. We’re here to clear up any confusion. It’s important for the consumer to understand that Certified Organic…

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Easy school lunch box ideas for busy parents

Posted Wednesday 7th February 2018 at 3:20pm

School lunch preparation can be time consuming, especially if you’re conscious about filling your child’s lunch box with healthy balanced food. It’s even trickier if you’ve got a fussy eater on your hands. We’ve got some great lunch box ideas to see you through the school year.   Lunch Meats TMP Organics offers a range of lunch meats including free range nitrate-free ham and organic corned silverside. These are great for sandwiches, rolls and wraps. Our lamb is delicious on a burger with pumpkin and feta, or have your kids try our beef, pork and chicken sausages. Just add some…

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Your Year to Choose Organic: Why Make the Switch?

Posted Thursday 1st February 2018 at 2:37pm

‘Organic’ has been a buzz word for years now, but a truly organic lifestyle is not a trend or a fad- it’s the lifestyle our grandparents and our ancestors enjoyed. Modern commercial food production has seen us stray further and further from traditional methods for a number of reasons, and this has lead to debates about whether or not conventionally, non-organically grown produce and meat is causing us more harm than good. It’s not only the health of humans we need to consider when choosing conventionally or organically produced food. We also need to look at the bigger picture- the…

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Christmas Gift Guide

Posted Monday 4th December 2017 at 1:05pm

There's nothing better than receiving a beautiful gift pack at Christmas, full of health-conscious goodies to pamper and relax. Come into the store and take a peek at our gift table. You'll be sure to find something for that special someone.  Too hard to choose? Why not get a Gift Voucher instead! Our Christmas gift suggestions inlcude: Loving Earth ChocolatePUD For All Seasons- Assorted FlavoursBenecos Natural Beauty "Happy Nails"Benecos Natural Beauty "Summer Glow" Beauty KitBenecos Natural Beauty Contour SetJojoba Age Defying Gift PackJojoba Pamper PackJojoba Ultimate Gift PackInika…

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*WIN* a $50 Voucher to Spend In-Store!

Posted Monday 6th November 2017 at 3:10pm

As an early Christmas present to you, we have 2 x $50 gift vouchers up for grabs so you can treat your friends and family to a delicious organic feast this year! To enter the draw:1) Follow TMP Organics on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tmporganics/2) Like our post promoting this giveaway3) Share the post with your family and friends That's it! Good luck! The winner will be drawn on Thursday 30 November and announced via our Facebook page on Friday 1 December 2017. Terms and Conditions1. Competition entries close at 8pm AEST on Wednesday 29 November 2017.2. Two (2) winners will be…

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Healthy Halloween Treats the Kids will Love

Posted Friday 27th October 2017 at 10:10am

Enjoy Halloween without the sugar-high and belly ache this year. We've compiled some quick and easy healthy recipes to try with the kids. Darkly Delicious Apples Did you know that the pairing of dark chocolate and apples create an antioxidant-rich dynamic duo that may help protect your heart? Here's our heart-healthy and tooth-friendly twist on traditional candied and caramel apples. You'll need: 4 applesSticks1 cup dark-chocolate baking discs or chipsParchment paper Directions: Remove the apple stems and insert the sticks into the top of the apples. Melt the dark chocolate baking…

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Our Christmas Menu is Here!

Posted Friday 6th October 2017 at 4:14pm

Our 2017 Christmas menu is now ready for order and will be available for pick up Friday 22nd December, Saturday 23rd December or Sunday 24th December.  Christmas at TMP Organics is a very festive time of year, offering our wide range of Turkey, Ham, Chicken and Pork. All specially prepared with our stuffings and glazings. Enjoy eating well this Christmas. Everyone will absolutely love the taste of our fresh organic meats. To place an order select the delicious items from our menu and date for pick up and email your order, name and phone number to info@tmporganics.com.au or if you…

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You Are What You Digest: How Probiotics and Prebiotics Help with Overall Health

Posted Tuesday 15th August 2017 at 2:39pm

You are what you digest, and eating plenty of probiotic- and prebiotic-rich foods is one of the best ways to support digestion and the assimilation of nutrients.  Probiotics are living microorganisms commonly referred to as “good” bacteria. They help keep your digestive system healthy by controlling growth of harmful bacteria. Prebiotics, on the other hand, are non-digestible fibres that stimulate growth of probiotics, acting as food for the good bacteria and enabling probiotics to survive in the bowel.  Healthy Gut, Healthy Mind and Body Probiotics and prebiotics are essential in…

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6 Beauty and Personal Care Products You Should Replace with Healthier Alternatives

Posted Wednesday 26th July 2017 at 10:29am

If you like making healthier choices about what food you eat but haven’t yet replaced your chemical-laden personal care and beauty products, it’s time to find healthier alternatives. Your skin is your body’s largest organ and absorbs the creams, powders, sprays and lotions we put on it. Around 10,500 industrial chemicals are used as cosmetic ingredients, many of which are carcinogens, pesticides, reproductive toxins, endocrine disruptors, plasticisers (chemicals that keep concrete soft), degreasers (used to get grime off auto parts) and surfactants (they reduce surface tension in…

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Soak It In: How to Prepare Grains, Beans, Legumes, Nuts and Seeds

Posted Tuesday 4th July 2017 at 9:52am

Our modern culture is fixated on speed and convenience: fast-food, microwave meals, quick oats, 2 minute noodles, instant coffee and powdered soup in a box. In our desperate search for more time in the day, we’ve lost touch with traditional food preparation methods that can dramatically improve our health. Traditional societies around the world knew that certain foods required preparation before consumption. These include grains, beans, legumes, nuts and seeds- foods that contain anti-nutrients and are difficult to digest unless properly prepared.  Grains can be stored for long periods…

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Why You Should Start Preserving Food

Posted Wednesday 7th June 2017 at 9:02pm

Food preservation may seem like a thing of the past, a method used ‘back in the day’ when fresh produce was scarce in the cooler months, but it certainly has its place in the modern world and we use several methods every day without even thinking about it. While our ancestors dried food for long journeys or fermented food for better nutritional value, food preservation can be used today to not only keep food for longer but also to reduce waste, save money, and enjoy local and seasonal produce year round. Native American Indians would dry buffalo meat to preserve it and to make it…

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Diatomaceous Earth - The next big thing in health and well being?

Posted Friday 28th April 2017 at 2:30pm

You may have never heard of Diatomaceous Earth before, even though it’s been a part of the earth’s ecology for millions of years, but based on its remarkable health benefits we think it’s time the word got out. Like kale and goji berries before it, Diatomaceous Earth, or DE, may very well be the next big thing in the wellness industry.   Diatomaceous earth is an all-natural product made from tiny fossilised water plants or algae called diatoms. You’ve probably used DE before and not even realised it. It’s commonly found in pet nutrition products, sprays and products used to…

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Benefits of Activated Charcoal

Posted Friday 31st March 2017 at 8:20am

Activated charcoal is most widely used medicinally as a detoxifier and poison antidote in Emergency Rooms. It adsorbs (different from absorbs) most organic toxins, chemicals and poisons before they can harm the body. Charcoal does this by binding with the toxins, so rather than being absorbed by the body, the toxins are expelled. In the home, many people are having excellent results using activated charcoal to whiten teeth, cleanse skin, and even assist with bloating and gas. How is Activated Charcoal Made? Activated charcoal is created through the process of heating common charcoal in the…

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What is Organic?

Organic farming uses the earth's natural resources for sustainability. It emphasises appropriate land management and aims to ecologically achieve the balance between animal life, the natural environment and food crops. Organic farmers do not use pesticides, herbicides, genetically modified foods, growth promoters or hormones.

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Allergies?

Recent reports and studies have shown an increase in food-related allergies, with many people now experiencing allergic reactions to peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, milk, eggs, soy, fish and shellfish. Food allergies involve our body's immune system, and because 70% of our immune system is found in the digestive tract, the foods that we eat and the chemicals they contain can have a significant impact on our health. When the digestive tract and immune system aren't functioning well we become vulnerable to a host of disorders, including allergies.

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