Halloween Special: Paleo Pumpkin Pie Smoothie – Cali Press

October has crept up on us and that means Halloween has too! Here at Cali, we know that usually means knock ‘n’ run and a lot of sugar… for the kids at least! So we thought it would be a cool idea to test out a pumpkin pie smoothie recipe by Honestly Nourished to see if it could curb that sweet tooth craving while keeping the Halloween spirit alive.

Well peeps, the verdict is in and we’re happy to announce it’s simply delicious! Since we loved it so much, Cali will be offering our own take on the Pumpkin Pie Smoothie for a limited time across all cafes as of this Saturday! But just in case you can’t make it in to grab one, we’ve popped the recipe down below. Enjoy!

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Spotlight On: Vegan Mylks – Cali Press

Long gone are the days of a simple coffee order, and while full fat and straight from the cow might still be knocking around, it’s certainly gained a few competitors over the years. Vegan ‘mylk’ options frequently generate chit-chat among our Cali baristas and we’ve even gone as far as to debate cockroach mylk! So with all this choice available, we wanted to see how all these vegan mylks measure up against each other. How do they taste? What are they good for? And why should we consider them over the good ol’ cow? Here’s our take on it:

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Recipe: The Ultimate Veggie Burger – Cali Press

Out of all the meal options available to us, here at Cali we think there are few that make mouths water more than a delicious, juicy burger. Whether it’s a sweet little slider or a beast with the lot, you’ll be hard pressed to find someone who doesn’t love a good burger. At Cali, we also love our veggies – like a lot! So when we were asked if we thought we could find a veggie burger that didn’t make us feel like we were missing out on the meat, we jumped at the challenge! And, lo and behold, we found it!… “The Beet Burger”, discovered over at one of our favourite foodie blogs “Green Kitchen Stories”. So here’s the recipe for Cali’s recommendation for the ultimate kind of guilt free veggie burger.

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5 Tips: To Boost Your Energy Levels – Cali Press

Are you sick of your first words for the day being…‘I’m so tired’? Is the fact you’re too pooped to play on weekends totally killing your buzz? Feel like you’re running out of gas before you’ve even worked up a sweat? People of Sydney, we hear you! Now check out these great tips below on how to change the yourself into a full time, fatigue-fighting machine.

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Spotlight On: The Goodness of Açai – Cali Press

One of the biggest superfoods to explode into the health food scene is açai. Pronounced (Ah-sah-ee) it is packed full of health promoting nutrients, some of which are extremely well known for their super high antioxidant levels. Along with the discovery of this awesome superfood also came the discovery of a long list of very unique nutrients that were previously unknown to western scientists.

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