Potato Mash Substitutes: Sage & Celeriac Mash

Celeriac Sage 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.

Surviving the Holiday Season – Part 2

To finish off for the year, I have included my last few tips for surviving the festive season! Follow these tips for a happy and healthy Christmas and an empowering 2014!

Zucchini & Carrot Patties

Carrot & Zucchini Patties - An Apple A Day

Just before Zucchini’s go out of season, we thought we would sneak this one in! These tasty bites are gluten-free, dairy free, vegetarian, nutritious and delicious and can easily be used to sneak some extra veggies onto your plate without anyone even noticing!

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.

Naked Treaties – Interview with Jemma Gawned

Not only is Naked Treaties on my list of favourite foodie hangs in Byron Bay, they’re also taking Australia raw dessert scene by storm. Today I have the absolute pleasure of sitting down with their founder Jemma Gawned (Big Brother contestant 2001, AKA ‘Lip Gloss Queen’), to discuss all things business, raw desserts, health and course wellbeing.

Taste Like “Snickers” Balls

Snickers Balls

Not to long ago I asked my sister to recipe test these ‘Taste like ‘Snickers’ Balls for me. She accepted the challenge and I didn’t expect to hear from her for a few days. At 9.45pm that very same night, I get a call from her. I immediately thought something was wrong (she never calls me that late). I answered the phone in a mild state of panic and before I could even get a word in, (with a mouthful of ‘Taste like Snickers Ball’) she says “Oh my god!! These snickers balls have changed my life!!!” and we burst into laughter. Today, this recipe is up on the blog for you to enjoy!

Vanilla Chia Pudding

Vanilla Chia Pudding - An Apple A Day - Alyse Co-cliff

Looking for a healthy breakfast, snack or dessert option that is not only delicious and nutritious, but also incredibly satiating? If so, you’ll fall in LOVE my Vanilla Coconut Chia Pudding.

Carrot & Red Lentil Soup

I don’t know about you, but to me, there is nothing better than a warm soup on a chilly winter’s day and this carrot and red lentil soup is one of my favourites. This soup is incredibly simple, oh so delicious and of course rich in real-food goodness.