Nourishing Recipes

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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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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Gluten Free Spinach & Goat Feta Quiche

Gluten Free Spinach & Goat Feta Quiche

By on Mar 14, 2015 in Blog, Meals, Nourishing Recipes, School Lunches, Snacks | 1 comment

The food critics (aka my kids) say I’ve out done myself with this recipe, remarking “It’s the best quiche I’ve ever had”.  So warning, this quiche want stay around long enough to go cold. The Spinach & Goat Feta quiche recipe is a quick and easy wholesome meal you can make using leftovers as part of your filling or with fresh ingredients. There’s nothing like a delicious and nutritious quiche rich in protein and nutrients (antioxidants; Vitamins A, B2, D, E & K; magnesium, manganese, folate, calcium, potassium, phosphorous and more), that’s gluten-free making it a healthy meal ideal for a picnic, school or work lunch or snack. Pie Crust Ingredients: 1 ½ cups almond meal 1/3 cup Urid flour (Black Gram Lentil flour) ¾ tsp paprika 1 tsp Himalayan Crystal Salt ¼ cup ghee 1 large organic egg 1 Tbs Organic Coconut Oil Filling Ingredients: 1 100% meat sausage (no fillers) – optional 1 cup chopped spinach ½ cup crumbled goat milk feta 1 tsp Herbamere 4 large organic eggs 1 ½ cups full fat coconut milk ½ cup shredded goat milk cheddar cheese Black pepper to taste  Method: To make pie crust: Preheat oven on bake to 180 degrees Celsius. Place all ingredients in a bowl and mix together to form a dough ball.  Grease a pie dish with coconut oil. Knead dough into pie dish to cover inside of dish. Bake for approximately 30 minutes until crust is golden brown. Remove from oven and set aside to completely cool. To make filling: Preheat oven on bake to 180 degrees Celsius. Cook sausage in the grill. In a fry pan lightly cook the spinach and then remove. Chop the sausage into bit sized pieces and add to spinach. Mix in crumbled feta and ½ the shredded goat cheese. In a separate bowl, whisk the coconut milk, eggs, Herbamere and pepper.  Add ½ the spinach mix to the coconut milk mix and pour on top of the cooled pie crust.  Sprinkle the other remainder of the spinach mix on top and finally the sprinkle the remainder of the cheddar cheese on top. Bake for approximately 40-50 minutes.  Serve warm. Enjoy! If you enjoyed this recipe, make sure you sign up on the home page (www.naturalhealinghabits.com.au) to receive...

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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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