With the chilly winter weather on the way, for all of us comes the risk of those unwelcome coughs, head colds and the dreaded flu. It’s hard to get through the sneezing season without succumbing to some sort of illness, so we thought we’d give you some tips on how best to ‘bulletproof your immune system’ to fight off viruses, bacteria and beat the winter nasties!
We’re so pumped to reveal our latest and greatest addition to the Cali Press offering – our new Health Shelf menu. Specifically designed as a grab and go menu, we’re talking a variety of brand new healthy juices, tonic shots, wholefoods and snacks available now in all Cali Press cafes.
To help realise our vision for the Health Shelf we teamed up with certified nutritionist superstar, Jacqueline Alwill of the Brown Paper Bag and we’re happy to say the results exceeded all expectations!
Listen up health peeps; it’s time to get hungry for the Health Shelf – our exciting new menu additions coming to Cali Press fridges soon! After teaming up with certified nutritionist superstar Jacqueline Alwill of The Brown Paper Bag, our team has been busy inventing and sampling the healthy new additions to our cafe fridges that are just as mouth-watering and nutritious as they are convenient.
We all lead extremely busy lives and for so many health reasons, breakfast is one of the most important meals of our day. However, brekky can become particularly tricky if you’re trying to be healthy and /or cutting back on sugar, wheat and dairy etc. So when it comes to finding healthy (but still very delicious) brekky substitutes, we decided to put our heads together and compile a summarised list (because we all love a summary) of the breakfasts we should consistently eat to give us loads of energy, help us keep a balanced diet and enable us to feel strong and ready to take on the day, every day…
As part of the celebration for our Coogee cafe’s first birthday we sat down with location manager Kimmy, team leader Libby and bubbly barista Indy for a chat on all the things they love about the area and what makes Coogee such a unique beach side suburb. And as a special thank you for all of you juice and smoothie lovers out there, we’ll be ringing in the big numero uno this Saturday the 1st of April with a 2 for 1* offer on all small juices and smoothies. Simply drop into Cali Coogee between 6:30am to 5:30pm, wish the gang a ‘Happy Birthday’ and enjoy the free deliciousness!
With the weather being so wiley as of late, admittedly we have spent a bit of extra time indoors. Luckily, our love of healthy comfort food lead us right to this amazing recipe by certified nutritionist Jacqueline Alwill of The Brown Paper Bag. This healthy take on the classic, homemade Chilli Con Carne is the definition of comfort food AND it’s so damn healthy; high in fibre, protein (and it’s meat free), vitamins, minerals AND low in saturated fat, this recipe is a dead-set winner. We recommend enjoying with guacamole, fresh lime, coriander and sweet potato wedges to add the Californian touch. Enjoy!
After months of hot, humid weather mixed in with a couple of crazy storms, we’ve finally reached Autumn which means, breezier weather is on the horizon and so are UGG boots (when it’s cold enough!). Now is such a great time for us all to start strengthening the immune system with nutrient dense fruit and veg that are rich in Vitamin C and living enzymes. To make the ‘five a day’ in-take all the more easier we’ve developed our ‘Autumn Special,’ a grapefruit based cold pressed juice that will act as your one-two punch for combating the cool change. Tart and tangy with an underlying sweetness, grapefruit juice hosts an array of health benefits that truly rivals the ever popular orange. Check it out below…
At Cali, not only are we big on keeping you guys healthy but we also like to keep an eye on our local community. Shout out to some of our favourite events such as One Wave’s Fluro Friday’s or the Bondi to Bronte Ocean Swim that offer great opportunities for society to band together and make a difference.
When we first came across this recipe, we definitely did a double take – peaches and burrata, what!? It sounded so unique that we just had to try it and we aren’t sorry! Considering the weather has been so amazing lately and since it’s tomato season, you’ll quickly realise why this is exactly the kind of simple and tasty dinner that hits the spot over these fading days of summer…
Plans for another busy year are well under way for the team at Cali Press and it’s looking like it’s going to be a fantastic year too. This week, we had a chat with two of the Cali co-founders, Scott Glasson (above left) and Josh Johnston (above right), to gain an insight into what we can expect at Cali Press in 2017.