Sweet Potato & Lentil Shepherd's Pie - An Apple a Day

Lentil Shepherd’s Pie with Sweet Potato & Pumpkin

‘Meat-Free Monday’ was an initiative designed by Paul, Mary and Stella McCartney to encourage the world to go meat free, one day of the week. The benefits of this simple practice are endless – not only do we reduce our meat consumption and consequently our green-house gas emissions, we also save money and boost our intake of fibre at the

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Spaghetti Bolognese with Extra Veg - An Apple A Day

Spaghetti Bolognese (with extra veg)

Just like so many of you, I am busy. My life is full and whilst I am grateful, there are times when I don’t have the time (or motivation) for dinner prep. When those times arise, I’ve got some handy recipes up my sleeve and this full proof spaghetti bolognese recipe (with extra veg of course) is one of them.

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Strawberry Salad - An Apple a Day - Alyse Co-cliff

Strawberry & Rocket Salad

If you know me well you’ll know that I LOVE strawberries. Berries in general, but strawberries top the list. Whilst so many of us pair fresh berries with yoghurt or pop them in a smoothie, I like to incorporate them into my salads for a healthy dinner option. HEALTH BENEFITS STRAWBERRIES Strawberries are an excellent source of vitamin C as

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Chimchurri Recipe - An Apple a Day - Alyse Co-cliff

Chimchurri Recipe

One of my favourite take-aways from Argentina (aside from the wine and the steak), was Chimchurri. Chimchurri is a herbed “sauce” the Argentinians use to spice up meat or grilled vegetable dishes. HEALTH BENEFITS  PARSLEY Research suggests that parsley may act as a free radical scavenger, anti diabetic, antibacterial, anti fungal food source. Parsley has also been used to help regulate

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Lentil Dahl - An Apple a Day

Red Lentil Dhal with Apricots

Red Lentil Dhal would have to be one of my favourite vegetarian meals. It’s quick and simple, and makes for the perfect lunch or dinner during the week (when time is precious!). Dhal itself can be a little bland for some, so I’ve added some dried apricots to this dish and the flavour pops! If you’re buying dried apricots, please

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Gluten Free Banana bread - An Apple a Day Nutrition Alyse Co-cliff

Gluten Free Banana Bread

Looking for a sweet treat without the added sugar and refined carbohydrates? This delicious gluten free banana bread is the perfect option. Prepare as a single loaf or make some delicious banana bread muffins, whichever you choose, one thing is for sure, they won’t last long!

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Celeriac Sage Mash

Potato Mash Substitutes: Sage & Celeriac Mash

Celeriac is more than likely one of those vegetables you walk past at your local fruit and veg market without even considering. Although it appears a little ugly on the exterior, like all good books, you should never judge a vegetable buy it’s cover. Celeriac is rich in vitamins A, C, K and E, carotene, micro elements and other nutrients that are known to boost the health of our digestive system, reduce inflammation and improve liver function. It makes yet another wonderful substitution for potato mash during the winter months.

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Sweet Potato Black Bean Brownie - An Apple a Day - Alyse Co-cliff

Sweet Potato Black Bean Fudge Brownies

I was scrolling through social media the other day and saw that someone had made black bean brownies. I won’t lie, I was intrigued but I put it to the back of my mind. Later that week I saw that someone made sweet potato brownies and I knew I could no longer ignore it. In a single moment the humble

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Carrot Cake - An Apple A Day

Gluten Free Carrot Cake

When I was modelling, I would have to watch what I ate for obvious reasons however; each Friday I had to myself, I would head down to the most beautiful bakery in Sydney and order the most delicious gluten-free carrot cupcake with a cup of loose leaf chai tea. I’d sit in the window and watch the rain pour down

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Mango Chicken Curry - An Apple a Day - Alyse Co-cliff

Mango Chicken Curry

  Mango and Chicken Curry is one of my all time favourite dishes however, I quickly grew tired of having to add store bought Mango chutney’s that contained additives, flavours, sugars and preservatives. To help overcome this problem, I created my own Paleo Mango & Chicken Curry Recipe using the REAL DEAL and have never looked back. This dish pairs perfectly a

Read full article →
Sweet Potato & Lentil Shepherd's Pie - An Apple a Day

Lentil Shepherd’s Pie with Sweet Potato & Pumpkin

‘Meat-Free Monday’ was an initiative designed by Paul, Mary and Stella McCartney to encourage the world to go meat free, one day of the week. The benefits of this simple practice are endless – not only do we reduce our meat consumption and consequently our green-house gas emissions, we also save money and boost our intake of fibre at the

Read full article →
Spaghetti Bolognese with Extra Veg - An Apple A Day

Spaghetti Bolognese (with extra veg)

Just like so many of you, I am busy. My life is full and whilst I am grateful, there are times when I don’t have the time (or motivation) for dinner prep. When those times arise, I’ve got some handy recipes up my sleeve and this full proof spaghetti bolognese recipe (with extra veg of course) is one of them.

Read full article →
Strawberry Salad - An Apple a Day - Alyse Co-cliff

Strawberry & Rocket Salad

If you know me well you’ll know that I LOVE strawberries. Berries in general, but strawberries top the list. Whilst so many of us pair fresh berries with yoghurt or pop them in a smoothie, I like to incorporate them into my salads for a healthy dinner option. HEALTH BENEFITS STRAWBERRIES Strawberries are an excellent source of vitamin C as

Read full article →
Chimchurri Recipe - An Apple a Day - Alyse Co-cliff

Chimchurri Recipe

One of my favourite take-aways from Argentina (aside from the wine and the steak), was Chimchurri. Chimchurri is a herbed “sauce” the Argentinians use to spice up meat or grilled vegetable dishes. HEALTH BENEFITS  PARSLEY Research suggests that parsley may act as a free radical scavenger, anti diabetic, antibacterial, anti fungal food source. Parsley has also been used to help regulate

Read full article →
Lentil Dahl - An Apple a Day

Red Lentil Dhal with Apricots

Red Lentil Dhal would have to be one of my favourite vegetarian meals. It’s quick and simple, and makes for the perfect lunch or dinner during the week (when time is precious!). Dhal itself can be a little bland for some, so I’ve added some dried apricots to this dish and the flavour pops! If you’re buying dried apricots, please

Read full article →
Gluten Free Banana bread - An Apple a Day Nutrition Alyse Co-cliff

Gluten Free Banana Bread

Looking for a sweet treat without the added sugar and refined carbohydrates? This delicious gluten free banana bread is the perfect option. Prepare as a single loaf or make some delicious banana bread muffins, whichever you choose, one thing is for sure, they won’t last long!

Read full article →
Celeriac Sage Mash

Potato Mash Substitutes: Sage & Celeriac Mash

Celeriac is more than likely one of those vegetables you walk past at your local fruit and veg market without even considering. Although it appears a little ugly on the exterior, like all good books, you should never judge a vegetable buy it’s cover. Celeriac is rich in vitamins A, C, K and E, carotene, micro elements and other nutrients that are known to boost the health of our digestive system, reduce inflammation and improve liver function. It makes yet another wonderful substitution for potato mash during the winter months.

Read full article →
Sweet Potato Black Bean Brownie - An Apple a Day - Alyse Co-cliff

Sweet Potato Black Bean Fudge Brownies

I was scrolling through social media the other day and saw that someone had made black bean brownies. I won’t lie, I was intrigued but I put it to the back of my mind. Later that week I saw that someone made sweet potato brownies and I knew I could no longer ignore it. In a single moment the humble

Read full article →
Carrot Cake - An Apple A Day

Gluten Free Carrot Cake

When I was modelling, I would have to watch what I ate for obvious reasons however; each Friday I had to myself, I would head down to the most beautiful bakery in Sydney and order the most delicious gluten-free carrot cupcake with a cup of loose leaf chai tea. I’d sit in the window and watch the rain pour down

Read full article →
Mango Chicken Curry - An Apple a Day - Alyse Co-cliff

Mango Chicken Curry

  Mango and Chicken Curry is one of my all time favourite dishes however, I quickly grew tired of having to add store bought Mango chutney’s that contained additives, flavours, sugars and preservatives. To help overcome this problem, I created my own Paleo Mango & Chicken Curry Recipe using the REAL DEAL and have never looked back. This dish pairs perfectly a

Read full article →