With a large part of our business being a wholesaler & distributor, our Honest to Goodness team services some of Sydney and Australia’s best health food stores, cafes, restaurants, grocers and Independant Retailers, lucky us! One of our long standing customers is aboutlife, who has 2 stores in Sydney; Bondi Junction and Rozelle. If you haven’t already checked out these stores, put it on your list to do!
aboutlife provides nutritional food and ingredients needed to prepare wholesome meals for the whole family. There are oodles of healthy choices at the right price. With over 15,000 product lines in their stores, they have established a reputation for being the perfect place to find all those difficult to find products. Organic, chemical free & environmentally friendly produce is available at both stores. You will also spot some of the most popular Honest to Goodness products throughout their stores and in the kitchen!
Talking about the kitchen, the aboutlife cafe specialises in quality, healthy and delicious foods, and produces a variety of delicious menus to those with food sensitivities and accommodates special dietary needs. “At aboutlife our core values are people and service and we set high standards for ourselves everyday as individuals and in our teams so that we can give you the best possible experience” says Lee from aboutlife.
“We are a friendly based store, where each staff member has a passion for food, health, wellbeing and quality of life. Our friendly crew is all equally important in building what has become one of Sydney’s finest food stores and café’s.”
The Honest to Goodness organic dried bananas, macadamias, pecans, linseeds, dried pineapples and honey are used to make the aboutlife branded muesli, yummo! The kitchen also uses a range of organic goodies in bulk in the kitchen including organic agave and tamari sauce!
Our favourite things about…aboutlife!
Each store has a full sized café where you can sit and sip on an organic soy chai latte or a fair trade coffee made by our highly skilled baristas. Whether you’re looking for a yummy light snack or a full meal the menu will have something to delight you. Visit the aboutlife cafe. In both stores you’ll find a naturopathic dispensary with a fully qualified naturopath on hand to help you with any of the products or to mix you up a herbal remedy if you need one.
Catering comes naturally
aboutlife is a gold license caterer which can cater for anything, from large functions to small gatherings in Sydney. Using only the freshest of ingredients, sourced from local farms wherever possible and grown without the use of chemicals, pesticides, hormones or artificial processes of any kind. You can select from platters or put together a selection that meets your needs. aboutlife catering.
One of the most popular recipes from the aboutlife café is the Coconut Veggie Korma!
60mls coconut oil
125g onion, sliced
2 cloves garlic, chopped
2 1/2cm piece of ginger
3 cardamom pods, split
1 tablespoon curry paste
1 tablespoon tomato purée
400g can chopped tomatoes
75g red lentils
350g tofu, cubed
500g seasonal vegetables, chopped into bite size
1 teaspoon ground coriander
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon ground turmeric
Salt and pepper to taste
600ml vegetable stock
150ml coconut milk
2 tablespoon chopped fresh coriander
Rice to serve
Heat the oil in a large deep frying pan.
Fry onion, garlic, ginger and cardamom pods for 5 min.
Add curry paste, tomato purée, tomatoes and lentils. Cook for further 10min.
Stir- fry tofu in separate pan for 5 min. Add the vegetables and spices, season and cook for 10 min. Stir in tomato and add lentil mixture. Add stock, cover and simmer for 20 min or until lentils are almost cooked stirring occasionally. Stir in the coconut milk and coriander reserving little for garnish. Cook uncovered for a further 10 min.
Garnish with coriander and serve with brown rice.
For more information visit www.aboutlife.com.au