Desserts

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.kidstummywhisperer.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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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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Make Your Own Sugar Free Nutritious Chocolates

Make Your Own Sugar Free Nutritious Chocolates

By on Apr 1, 2015 in Blog, Desserts, Nourishing Recipes, Raw, Uncategorized, Vegan | 0 comments

Are you dreading eating or giving your kids pre-packaged and processed Easter chocolates that are sugar laden and loaded with hidden nasties?  Well fear no more, here’s a quick, easy, sugar free, dairy free and nutritious chocolate recipe to make your own healthy and delicious chocolates. Made with 100% natural ingredients including cacao powder and butter,  coconut oil and flavoured with essential oils, this recipe is rich in antioxidants Vitamin E, Omega 3, Omega-6 and monounsaturated Omega-9 EFA’s, Calcium, Zinc, Iron, Copper, Sulphur, Potassium and Magnesium.  This is all good to  promote Cardiovascular health; fight Depression; supports Pancreatic function and healthy  cholesterol levels, detoxify the Liver; relieve symptoms of PMS; relax muscles; promote strong nails, bones, hair and healthy skin; naturally elevate mood; assist weight loss; and help increase focus and alertness.  This Easter celebrate, cherish and love your health  with good natural chocolate choices. Ingredients 1/2 cup Raw Organic Cacao Butter 1 teaspoon Organic Stevia or Tablespoon Raw Organic Honey 1/3 cup raw cacao powder 4 tablespoons coconut cream Flavour options Peppermint – add a two drops of peppermint essential oil Orange – add  two drops of orange essential oil Coconut Rough – sprinkle in some shredded dry coconut Vanilla – add a few drops of vanilla Turkish Delight – add a two drops of rose water, some crushed pistachios and some chopped dehydrated fruit chunks. Method: In a small saucepan, heat some water on medium heat and place a glass bowl over it so that the bowl is barely toughing the water. Place Cacao Butter in glass bowl and stir until melted. Add the other ingredients and stir until mixed well. Remove bowl from heat and using a spoon pour chocolate mix into chocolate moulds. Put in the freezer for 15 minutes until solid. Remove chocolate from moulds and enjoy.  For flavour options, see suggestions above. Enjoy guilt free chocolates. 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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Refined Sugarfree Perfect Pavlova

Refined Sugarfree Perfect Pavlova

By on Dec 26, 2014 in Blog, Desserts, Nourishing Recipes | 0 comments

Everyone loves a good pavlova that’s a flavour party sensation for the tastes buds.  Wouldn’t it be the best if you could have the perfect pavlova that’s full of nutritional benefits and without any of the bad stuff?  Well look no further. This recipe is bursting with nutrition, gut healthy ingredients and probiotics. Serves 6 – 8 Ingredients 4 organic egg whites 3/4 cup Birch Xylitol 1/2 tsp organic coconut flour 1/2 tsp allergy free baking soda 1/2 teaspoon vinegar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla Filling 1 cup coconut yoghurt or goat milk yoghurt 1 -2 Tbs raw organic honey 1/2 punnet strawberries (slice in half) flesh of one mango (sliced into bite sized chunks) pulp of 2 passion fruits 1 banana (sliced) 1/4 cup shredded raw organic dark chocolate (optional) Method Preheat oven to 110 degrees celsius or 225 degrees Fahrenheit. Beat the eggs with an electric beater until stiff. Add xylitol one tablespoon at a time, beating each time. Add coconut flour, baking soda, vinegar and vanilla while beating. Grease an oven dish with coconut oil and spread pavlova mix to form a circle shape with a 3 cm thickness.  Bake until peaks turn golden brown (approximately 1/2 hour). Remove from oven and let cool completely. Mix honey with yoghurt and spread on top of the pavlova. Arrange fruit on top, finishing with passion fruit pulp.  Sprinkle shredded raw organic chocolate and serve. Enjoy! Note: The base in this recipe will spongy and not be crunchy like the traditional pavlova recipes. 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 Chocolate Brownie

Paleo Chocolate Brownie

By on Dec 1, 2014 in Blog, Desserts, Nourishing Recipes, Uncategorized | 2 comments

Who doesn’t love a rich moist chocolate brownie, but wouldn’t it be great to eat one knowing it’s full of goodness? Well look no further. This brownie recipe is made with 100% natural ingredients, making it rich in Vitamin E; Omega 3, 6 & 9; Calcium; Zinc; Iron; Copper; Potassium; Manganese; Magnesium; Protein; Fibre; Anti-oxidants and more. All this makes it good for heart health, cholesterol lowering, gut health and weight loss. It’s delicious, moist and filling. Ingredients 4 Tbs Raw Organic Cacao 1 cup raw organic honey 4 cups almond flour 1 Tbs allergy free baking powder 1 Tbs fresh lemon juice 250g grass feed organic butter or coconut oil 4 organic eggs – beaten 100 grams pecan nuts – chopped Method Preheat oven to 150 degrees C/ 300 degrees F Line a 25 cm square baking tray with baking paper. Place dates, almond flour, baking soda lemon juice and honey in a medium pot on medium heat and stir. Add butter or coconut oil, eggs, pecan nuts and combine.  Remove from hat and pour mixture into baking tin. Bake for approximately 30 minutes or until cake feels firm. Remove from oven and cool for 10 minutes before cutting into 9 squares.  Enjoy with a side of coconut ice cream! 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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