Salads

Festive Waldorf Salad with Homemade Mayo

Festive Waldorf Salad with Homemade Mayo

By on Dec 3, 2014 in Blog, Nourishing Recipes, Raw, Salads, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Nothing like a refreshing, quick and easy salad that includes fruits, protein, healthy fats, vegetables and tastes like a treat. You’ll love this Festive Waldorf Salad with Homemade Mayo that truly nutritious and delicious.     Ingredients for Mayonnaise: – Makes 3/4 cup 2 organic egg yolks 1/2 tsp dry mustard 2 tsp white vinegar or lemon juice ½ cup raw organic coconut oil ¼ tsp raw organic honey Ingredients for Waldorf Salad: -Serves 6 1 green apple 1 red apple Juice of 1/2 lemon 1 cup chopped celery 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 2 Tbs sundried preservative free cranberries or sultanas 1/4 cup Mayonnaise 6 crisp lettuce cups for serving Method for Mayo: Whisk egg yolks in a mixing bowl and add lemon juice, mustard and salt and pepper. Using a measuring jug, carefully add oil drop by drop while mixing it well. Once the mixture beings to thicken add the remainder of the oil and honey in a slow stream while still mixing.  Store in refrigerator. Method for Waldorf Salad: Soak produce in white vinegar for 10 minutes to remove dirt and toxins. Chill apples, core and dice into bite sized pieces. Put into a mixing bowl and pour lemon juice over applies. Mix in celery, walnuts, cranberries and mayonnaise. Serve piled into lettuce leaf cups. Add 1 cup chopped baked chicken breast if you like. 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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Quick Kale, Raisin & Pine nut Salad

Quick Kale, Raisin & Pine nut Salad

By on Nov 20, 2014 in Meals, Salads, Vegan | 0 comments

Kale is leafy green vegetable with a powerhouse of nutrients. It’s high in Vitamins A, C, E and K as well as minerals including copper, potassium, iron, manganese, calcium and phosphorus. It’s also low in calories and high in protein and fibre. The health benefits of eating kale may include improving blood glucose levels in diabetics; improving cholesterol and heart health; lowering the risks of cancer; normalising blood pressure; improving bone, skin and hair health; lowering the risk of asthma; improving gut and digestive health; assisting weight loss and improving overall immune function. Enjoy this easy Quick Kale, Raisin and Pine nut Salad recipe. Serves: 4     Preparation: 15 minutes Ingredients 2 Tbs sundried raisins 1 large bunch kale 2 Tbs pine nuts 2 finely chopped garlic cloves 1/2 tsp Herbamere 1/4 cup water 2 Tbs coconut oil Method Soak kale in filtered water and vinegar to remove dirt and pesticides. Drain kale of water, remove stems and chop leaves into chunks. Please raisins in hot water and stand for 5 minutes. Heat coconut oil in fry pan and cook pine nuts on medium heat until golden brown. Set aside pine nuts. Add kale and garlic to fry pan and toss until leaves soften. Add Herbamere and water and cook until leaves wilt (2-3 minutes).  Add raisins and simmer until kale is tender. Remove from heat and add pine nuts. Season with salt and pepper if desired. 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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Tangy Quinoa Tabbouleh

Tangy Quinoa Tabbouleh

By on Jul 28, 2014 in Nourishing Recipes, Salads, Uncategorized, Vegan | 1 comment

Enjoy this gluten free, grain free and Paleo, wholesome, healthy and tangy Mediterranean Tabbouleh salad recipe.  It’s bursting with nutritional including anti-oxidants, flavonoids, Vitamins A, B2, C and K; all the nine essential amino acids; folate; Omega 3; as well as numerous minerals (potassium, manganese, iron, magnesium, calcium and copper); All this means it’s a complete meal that will help prevent and treat heart disease, atherosclerosis, diabetes, asthma, gut distress and stomach upsets, sinusitis,  arthritis, cancer; reduce high blood pressure and plasma triglycerides as well as total and low density (LDL) cholesterol; assist weight loss; act as a blood purifier and anti-inflammatory; heal the gut and more. Did I mention it tastes refreshingly delicious and is easy to make? Ingredients: 1/3 cup Quinoa 1 cup filtered water 1 Lebanese Cucumber diced 1 tomato diced 1 bunch of mint, stems removed and leaves minced ½ bunch parsley, minced 4 tablespoons lemon juice 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil Himalayan Crystal Salt or Herbamere to taste   Method: In a pot, bring water to a boil and add quinoa. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered for approximately 20 minutes or until quinoa is light/fluffy and water is absorbed.  Fluff quinoa with a folk and let it sit for 10 minutes or until it cools down. Transfer quinoa into a glass bowl and combine all ingredients. Mix gently and add lemon juice, olive oil and salt to taste. 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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Raw Nourishing Pad Thai

Raw Nourishing Pad Thai

By on May 14, 2014 in Blog, Meals, Nourishing Recipes, Raw, Salads, Vegan | 0 comments

This Raw Nourishing Pad Thai is not only delicious with fragrant fresh raw ingredients but abundant with nutritional value too. The combination of vegetables, sprouts and nuts means this meal is high in fibre; protein; anti-oxidants; vitamins A,  B complex, C, E and K, Zinc; Potassium; and Omega 3 essential fatty acids.  The ingredients in this recipe make it an alkaline forming food, because it becomes alkaline in the digestive system providing the optimum environment for good health.  This meal is a powerhouse of health benefits for cardiovascular health; cholesterol lowering; gut health; will assist healthy weight loss; and much more. Ingredients 2 Zucchinis 2 cups of washed Bean Sprouts 3/4 chopped Cashews or pine nuts 1 Carrot 4 Spring Onions 1 small mild Chill (de-seeded) 1/2 cup Alfalfa Sprouts 1/2 cup of Cilantro (coriander) Dressing Ingredients ¼ cup Tahini ¼ cup Almond butter (or cashew butter, or a blend of both) ¼ cup Tamari 2 tbsp Raw Organic Honey or maple syrup 2 tbsp Lime or Lemon juice 1 minced Garlic Clove 1 tsp grated Ginger Root Method: Combine dressing ingredients in a glass jar with the lid on and shake well. Slice zucchinis and carrot using a vegetable peeler or spiralizer to make “noodles”. Finely chop spring onions, chilli and cilantro. Toss all salad ingredients in a salad bowl and coat well with dressing ingredients....

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