Surviving the Holiday Season – P1

Christmas Diet Tips - An Apple a Day

The festive season is well and truly upon us and whilst we all set our sights on a happier and healthier 2014, putting in the ground work before the end of the year, will only have you kicking some serious goals come Jan 1st. Below I have compiled a list of my tips and tricks to surviving the festive season. Follow these tips and you will be flaunting the very best version of yourself in no time!

Healthy At Home Nachos

Healthy Nachos - Alyse Cocliff

Ever had a craving for nachos but realised they were full of a whole lotta cheese, colours, flavours, additives and preservatives? I have! So I decided to get creative in the kitchen and whip up something nutritious and delicious with those same Mexican flavours…

Beetroot & Goat’s Cheese Tart

Beetroot Goats Cheese

I like to prepare this one over the weekend and pair with a delicious side salad during the week for an easy dinner. Not to be missed!

Winter Greens Pesto

Winter Green Pesto - An Apple A Day

We love pesto in our house. So much so, that when the winter months rolled around and there was no Basil left in the garden, I went searching for a substitute. Turns out you can make pesto out of just about any green leafy veg! Load up on your nutrient rich greens this winter, with this delicious recipe!

Blueberry Choc Smoothie

Blueberry Choc smoothie - An Apple a Day - Alyse Co-cliff

Are you looking for a nutritious and delicious way to fill your tummy? Why not try my refreshing Blueberry Choc Smoothie!

Chicken & Corn Soup

Chicken & Corn Soup

The thing I love about food is that there is always a way to recreate a recipe that taste as good as the original, minus the the hidden nasties. My Chicken & Corn Soup recipe does just that. Full of soupy goodness this recipe will certainly become a favourite throughout these winter months.

What’s with all the different coloured lattes?

Who knew there was more to a latte than it’s strength or your preferred choice of milk. Recently I discovered cafe’s are becoming more and more flexible when it comes to your lattes active ingredient, but not to worry I have you covered. Today on the blog we explore four different coloured lattes.

Strawberry Chia Jam

Strawberry Kitchen - An Apple A Day - Alyse Co-cliff

Are you looking for another way to incorporate the ripest most delicious berry into your diet this strawberry season? If your answer was yes (who wouldn’t) then boy do I have the recipe for you. My Strawberry Chia Jam recipe contains an abundance of vitamin C, fibre and antioxidants all extracted from the strawberries together with the added protein from the chia seeds. Who can resist? I know I couldn’t.

Roast Pumpkin & Cashew Dip

Roast Pumpkin

Pumpkins are well and truly in season and rich in flavour throughout the winter months. As a result, we’ve been mixing up our traditional breakfast, lunch and platters with one of my favourite recipes, my Roast Pumpkin Dip.

9 Things You Didn’t Know About Chia Seeds

Chia Seed Facts - An Apple a Day - Alyse Co-cliff

Chia seeds have been around for awhile now, so we all know they’re high in fibre, high in protein… blah blah blah. But did you know that we almost lost the mighty Chia? Or that the Omega 3 content: benefits ratio isn’t quite what they have led us to believe? … 9 Things You DON’T know about Chia are on the blog.