Contributed by: Alison Neish

About Alison Neish

Alison Neish is a food blogger who is undertaking Nutritional Medicine in Sydney and works with Wellbeing Magazine and online. Alison is passionate about helping others become aware of the food they are eating, bringing her experiences of running a catering company in Singapore that focused on healthy entertaining and her love of finding new ingredients and delicious recipes. Some of Alison's favorite foods are: avocados, dark chocolate, blueberries, brown rice sushi, fish, sweet potatoes, black bean spaghetti, buffalo mozzarella and quinoa. Alison’s Blog is updated daily at www.anappleadaynutrition.com.au

Zucchini “Spaghetti” with Bolognese Sauce

Zucchini Pasta
On August 16th, 2011

This easy to make meat bolognese sauce is served over lightly blanched zucchini strands rather than spaghetti or pasta. You could also make a lasagna out of thinly sliced zucchini or eggplant. Do anything you want with it, as long … Continue reading » »


Activated Nuts

Activated Nuts
On August 11th, 2011

Activated nuts are more nutritious nuts because they have been soaked and then dehydrated. This process allows any enzyme inhibitors to be released, preventing digestive problems and making them the perfect snack in between meals. Continue reading » »


15 Fruits and Veg You Don’t Need to Buy Organic

15 Fruits and Veg You Don’t Need to Buy Organic
On June 26th, 2011

In a perfect world, we’d all eat nothing but naturally grown produce from our local farmer (or straight from the enormous vegetable patch in our own back yard!) everything freshly picked that day, still covered by mineral rich soil and warm from the sun. Unfortunately, this isn’t always possible for us who live inner-city. Not to mention the financial strain to always buy everything organic. Continue reading » »


7 Reasons to Drink Green Juice Everyday

7 Reasons to Drink Green Juice Everyday
On June 21st, 2011

Green juices are the best medicine we can give our bodies. Not only do they taste great (I promise, they do!) but the rewards are endless. Here are seven reasons to. Continue reading » »


Healthy Eating at The Airport – Is it Possible?

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On June 7th, 2011

The key to healthy travel really is to be prepared and then you will be able to enjoy yummy travel-friendly snacks that keep you hydrated and satisfied while not sacrificing your health, energy and vitality (and money!). Continue reading » »


Going Vegan for One Week

Going Vegan for One Week
On May 2nd, 2011

I met so many fascinating people at the Vegan Expo in Sydney over the weekend who live a vegan lifestyle and embrace the benefits of it – from effortless weight loss, reversal of diseases, increased environmental responsibility and spiritual awareness (just to name a few) – it was truly eye opening for me to meet such enthusiasts and it left an impression on me. So I wanted to put myself to the test to see how I could bring these added benefits to my life. Good bye meat, fish, milk, eggs – or anything that comes from an animal – for a full week. Continue reading » »


Breakfasts To Boost Brainpower – 1 Week Menu

Breakfasts To Boost Brainpower – 1 Week Menu
On April 27th, 2011

My plan for this week’s breakfast incorporates foods shown to keep brain cells healthy and stave cognitive decline, including berries, nuts, olive oil, wholegrain, fish, and more—all power nutrients great for your whole body too. Your memory, attention span, and ability to learn will benefit from the healthful foods you’ll be choosing!! Continue reading » »


Spelt Hot Cross Buns

Spelt hot cross buns
On April 20th, 2011

With Easter approaching I have been eying off the hot cross buns lined up in bakery windows and supermarkets everywhere. I must admit, I do love a warm hot cross bun, but I don’t like what I read on the ingredients list of some packets. Here’s the perfect allergy free, wheat free, dairy free and butter free hot cross buns recipe. Continue reading » »


Autumn – Eating with the seasons is the best way to eat

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On April 18th, 2011

Autumn is an especially important time for us to nurture and support our bodies from the transition of seasons from Summer to Winter. The right food choices can help us to do that. Continue reading » »


Broccoli, Zucchini, Asparagus Soup for the Soul

broccoli soup
On April 16th, 2011

This is the time of year I start making more soups and there’s nothing better for you nor easier to prepare and cook than my Broccoli, Asparagus and Zucchini soup. Continue reading » »