School Lunches

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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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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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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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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Almond Chia Bread

Almond Chia Bread

By on Oct 16, 2014 in Blog, Nourishing Recipes, School Lunches | 0 comments

 If you love bread but can’t stomach the wheat in traditional bread or the carbohydrate overload in gluten free options, then this recipe is for you.   This Almond & Chia Bread recipe is packed with protein, 8 essential amino acids, antioxidants, calcium, iron, Vitamins A, B complex C & E, potassium and more. This bread will also aid your body’s conversion of starches to sugars, and keep you fuller longer. All this works to  assist weight loss, balance blood sugar levels; increase energy levels; aid healthy skin, hair and nails; improve brain function; assist hydration and retention of electrolytes; is anti-aging; improve cholesterol levels, heart health and gut health.  Did I mention, it tastes delicious? Ingredients 500 grams (5 cups) almond meal/flour 2 Tbs Organic Chia Seeds 1 tsp allergy free baking powder ¼ tsp Himalayan Crystal Salt 3 organic free range eggs separated 1 cup goat milk yoghurt 1 Tbs organic honey 1 Tbs coconut oil 1 Tablespoon coconut flour  Method: Preheat oven to 150C/ 300F Grease 23cm x 13cm loaf with coconut oil and dust with a light coat of coconut flour. In a large bowl, mix almond meal, baking powder, chia seeds and salt. Whisk the egg yolks with the yogurt and honey until light and fluffy. Beat the egg whites until still. Combine the egg yolk mixture with the almond meal until smooth. Add the stiff egg whites and gently blend. Pour the mixture into the prepared loaf tin and bake for 50-60 minutes or until the top is golden brown, spongy and an inserted skewer returns clean. Let it cool before slicing. Toast using a grill rather than a toaster. Serve with butter, any nut butter, smoked salmon, Cocopure Coconut Butter Chocolate or your favourite filling. 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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Raw Chocolate Mousse

Raw Chocolate Mousse

By on Sep 25, 2014 in Blog, Desserts, Nourishing Recipes, Raw, School Lunches, Snacks | 1 comment

This Raw Chocolate Mousse tastes so sinfully good that you & the kids won’t believe it’s healthy & takes seconds to make.  Made from avocados, banana an cacao means it’s rich in 18 essential amino acids, fibre, protein, carotenoids, phytonutrients, vitamins, minerals, Omega 3 and more. My kids think it’s the best Chocolate Mousse ever (even better than that bad stuff) & they refuse to eat avocados so the recipe is a secret between you & me ok? This Chocolate Mousse makes for a tasty dessert, school lunch box treat or nutritious snack. The nutritional value of this Chocolate Mousse means it’s good for heart, cholesterol and digestive health; prevents and treats diabetes; is an immune and metabolism booster and assist weight loss. Ingredients 1 ripe Avocado 1 ripe Banana 2 Tbs Raw Organic Cacao Powder 1 Tbs Raw Organic Coconut Oil 1 1/2 Tbs Raw Organic Honey Method Add all ingredients to a blender and whizz. 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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