Nourishing Recipes

Raw Vegan Jingle Balls

Raw Vegan Jingle Balls

By on Dec 7, 2015 in Blog, Desserts, Nourishing Recipes, School Lunches, Snacks, Vegan | 0 comments

If you like sweet with spice and all things nice, you’ll love this raw vegan Jingle Balls recipe.  This recipe is so simple, delicious and nutritious it’s sure to add  festive to any season. The ingredients in this treat it’s rich in protein; fibre; anti-oxidants; vitamins and minerals (including manganese, iron, magnesium, calcium, potassium, zinc, iron and more); and anti-inflammatory properties.  All this means it’s good for heart, digestive and gut health; assists glucose and lipid levels; has an anti-diabetic effect; assists weight loss and healthy cholesterol levels; prevents nausea and more.  So easy to prepare and eat – it’s one the children can make. Ingredients: 1 cup almonds 12 pitted Medjool dates 1/2 teaspoon concentrated natural vanilla extract A pinch of Himalayan crystal salt 1 teaspoon mixed spice 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon cloves 1/4 teaspoon ginger 1/3 cup almonds 1/3 cup preservative free cranberries 1/3 cup preservative free apricots Method: Place all ingredients into a blender and process to a crumb like consistency. Roll mixture into balls. Roll balls into coconut. Enjoy! If you enjoyed this recipe, make sure you sign up on the home page (www.naturalhealinghabits.com.au) to receive your free  Natural Healing Juice & Smoothie Recipes e-book  and our monthly newsletter with more recipes as well as health...

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Scary Delicious Paleo Pumpkin Pie

Scary Delicious Paleo Pumpkin Pie

By on Oct 19, 2015 in Blog, Desserts, Nourishing Recipes, Uncategorized | 0 comments

There’s nothing like a silky smooth sweet, delicious and fragrant Pumpkin Pie that’s actually good for you. Pumpkin is naturally low in calories and rich in vital antioxidants (lutein, xanthin and carotenes, vitamins (A, C & E) and minerals. This recipe is bursting with nutritional value without any of the nasties. Rich in fibre, protein, magnesium, manganese, iron, B vitamins, anti-inflammatory and anti-microbal properties; and more means the ingredients in this recipe my help lower blood sugar; boost brain function; provide gastrointestinal relief; boost immune function; assist gut health, weight loss, heart health and lower unhealthy cholesterol levels. The fragrant spicy smell of this tasty treat will send your taste buds and digestive enzymes wild. Crust Ingredients: 3 Tsp organic coconut oil 1 cup ground almonds (almond meal) 1 cup ground pecans (finely ground into a flour/meal) 1 organic egg 1 tsp cinnamon powder Filling Ingredients 1 Kilo pumpkin (to make 2 cups pureed pumpkin) (bake 1/2 a pumpkin for 20 mins then cool and liquify in a blender) 3 organic eggs 1/4 cup organic honey 2 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp cloves 1 tsp ginger 1/2 tsp nutmeg 1 tsp natural vanilla 1/3 cup coconut milk   Crust Method: Preheat oven to 170 degrees celsius Grease pie dish (approximately 23 cm) with coconut oil Combine all ingredients and to form a dough and spread evenly in pie dish. Place in oven and bake for approximately 10-15 minutes or until crust begins to brown. Remove and set aside for pie filling Pie Filling Method: Peel, deseed and bake pumpkin in the oven until starting to soften for approximately 20 minutes. Remove and puree/liquefy in blender until smooth. In a bowl combine all pie filling ingredients and blend. Place filling on top of pie crust and back for approximately 45 minutes or until the center of the pie is no-longer runny/jiggling.  Remove from oven, let cool and refrigerate. Pie sets firmly when cool. Serve with vanilla coconut ice cream or on it’s own. If you enjoyed this recipe, make sure you sign up on the home page (www.naturalhealinghabits.com.au) to receive your free  Natural Healing Juice & Smoothie Recipes e-book  and our monthly newsletter with more recipes as well as health tips. I’d love to hear your comments below...

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Healing Weight Loss Water

Healing Weight Loss Water

By on Jun 10, 2015 in Blog, Juices & Smoothies, Nourishing Recipes, Vegan | 0 comments

Drinking enough water hydrates your organs and kicks starts your metabolism to aid digestion and weight loss, but here is a water recipe that helps burn fat and with extra flavour and nutritional benefits. Here’s why: The orange increases your sensitivity to insulin, stabilizes blood sugar and because they are high in vitamin C, you increase the fat burning during exercise The grapefruit will increase metabolic energy, burn fat and increase energy The cucumber helps you to feel more full, and acts is a natural diuretic which means less bloating and water retention The mint leaves aid in digestion Ingredients: 2 Litres Purified Water 1 Orange, sectioned or sliced 1/2 Grapefruit, sliced 1 Cucumber, sliced 4 Peppermint or Spearmint Leaves Ice, (made from purified water) optional Method: Mix in a jug before bed and drink throughout the entire next day. Try to use organic produce for this, or to remove pesticides soak the produce in filtered water and a capful of vinegar for 15 minutes before adding it to the water. If you enjoyed this recipe, make sure you sign up on the home page (www.naturalhealinghabits.com.au) to receive your free  Natural Healing Juice & Smoothie Recipes e-book  and our monthly newsletter with more recipes as well as health tips....

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Paleo Tuna Cakes

Paleo Tuna Cakes

By on May 22, 2015 in Blog, Meals, Nourishing Recipes, School Lunches, Snacks | 0 comments

Looking for some sandwich free, grain free, easy and healthy school or back to work lunch ideas? This recipe is full of healthy fats and protein that are very satisfying and keep you fuller for longer. It makes for a great meal or a simple snack. Makes 4 large patties (serves 2).  Ingredients: 2 x 95 grams cans of preservative free plain tuna or 200 grams fresh cooked tuna chopped 1 free range organic egg 1/3 cup of almond meal (pumpkin seed meal or red lentil or chickpea flour) 1 tsp Herbamere or Himalayan Crystal Salt to taste 1 tsp cold pressed olive oil 1 ripe avocado Cracked pepper to taste 1 red chili pepper (optional) Organic Coconut oil to fry (approx 1/3 cup) 1/2 a lemon Method: Drain liquid from canned tuna and smash tuna into small chucks. Place tuna, egg, almond meal and Herbamere and or chilli, salt and pepper in a bowl and mix together. Make mixture into small balls (the size of a golf ball) then lightly flatten into round patties. Put coconut oil in fry pan on medium heat. Once oil is hot, gently place patties in fry pan. Use a folk to turn over patties and brown on both sides. Remove browned patties and place on napkins to remove excess oil. Squeeze some lemon juice over patties (optional). Crush the flesh of the avocado; add olive oil, Herbamere or salt/pepper and lemon juice to taste. Place tuna cakes over avocado mix and serve with side salad or as is. Enjoy! You can reheat the tuna patties in a sandwich maker or oven. If you enjoyed this recipe, make sure you sign up on the home page (www.naturalhealinghabits.com.au) to receive your free  Natural Healing Juice & Smoothie Recipes e-book  and our monthly newsletter with more recipes as well as health...

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Nature’s Green Smoothie

Nature’s Green Smoothie

By on May 12, 2015 in Blog, Juices & Smoothies, Nourishing Recipes, Raw, Vegan | 0 comments

A raw, vegan smoothie is the best way to get your daily intake of nutrients to boost your body and immune function. This Nature’s Green Smoothie is packed mouth watering flavours and nutrients to include vitamins A,B,C,E,K; protein; fibre; antioxidants, calcium; phosphorus; potassium; manganese; magnesium, essential fatty acids; zinc & more. Nature’s Green Smoothie is alkalising and immune boosting; assists detoxification; aids the management of healthy cholesterol levels; helps prevent of asthma and breathing problems, arthritis and diabetes; assists weight loss and cancer prevention.   Ingredients: 1 cup coconut water 1 banana 1/4 cup mint leaves 1 tsp aloe vera juice 1 tsp pea protein 1 tsp Spirulina 1/2 cup baby spinach leaves 1/2 cup kale leaves Method: Place all ingredients in a powerful blender and liquefy. Enjoy! If you enjoyed this recipe, make sure you sign up on the home page (www.naturalhealinghabits.com.au) to receive your free  Natural Healing Juice & Smoothie Recipes e-book  and our monthly newsletter with more recipes as well as health tips. I’d love to hear your comments below....

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Wholesome Paleo Banana Bread

Wholesome Paleo Banana Bread

By on Apr 19, 2015 in Blog, Desserts, Nourishing Recipes, School Lunches, Snacks, Uncategorized | 2 comments

Paleo Banana Bread I just love Banana Bread as a healthy breakfast, snack option or lunch box option and this paleo recipe is made with 100% natural and whole foods making it nutrient rich as well as delicious. Make sure you use ripe bananas for optimum nutritional value. Bananas have been linked to preventing cancer and asthma, lowering blood pressure, improving heart health and promoting regularity. They are also high Vitamin B6, Manganese, Vitamin C,Potassium, Dietary Fiber, Protein, Magnesium, Folate, Riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamin A and Iron. The other ingredients are also rich in protein, dietary fibre, vitamins, good fats and other essential nutrients. This recipe is great for gut/digestive and heart health, cholesterol lowering, weight loss and general well-being. Guaranteed to please the fussiest eater, this Paleo Banana Bread is additive/preservative free, sugar free, gluten free, dairy free and yeast free. Ingredients 4 ripe bananas (plus an additional for decorating) 4 organic eggs beaten 2 cups almond meal 5 teaspoons raw organic honey 1/2 cup raw organic coconut oil 1/4 cup chai seeds 1/4 cup walnuts (optional) 1 1/2 tsp allergy free baking soda 1 tsp vanilla 1 tsp cinnamon 1 squeeze of lemon juice Method Preheat oven to 150 degrees celsius on bake. Grease bread tin with butter and coconut flour or baking paper. Mash bananas in a mixing bowl.  Add coconut oil, vanilla, eggs, honey and baking soda. Squeeze lemon juice on top of baking soda to activate.  Add chai seeds, almond meal, cinnamon and walnuts. Stir until mixed well. Pour into bread tin. Slice a banana and place on top to decorate. Bake in oven for approximately 40 minutes until golden brown and the skewer returns dry when inserted into the centre of the bread. Remove from oven and let cool. Serve as is, with butter, honey, jam or homemade icecream. Enjoy! If you enjoyed this recipe, make sure you sign up on the home page (www.naturalhealinghabits.com.au) to receive your free  Natural Healing Juice & Smoothie Recipes e-book  and our monthly newsletter with more recipes as well as health tips. I’d love to hear your comments...

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