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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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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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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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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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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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9 foods to improve your mood & well-being

9 foods to improve your mood & well-being

By on Nov 3, 2014 in Blog, General, Healing Foods, Raw, Uncategorized, Vegan | 2 comments

Did you know what you eat can dramatically affect your mood? We all know we can get a temporary superficial/false high after consuming sugary foods, alcohol or caffene, but these “foods” are actually depressants that bottom you out with the longer term reverse negative effects on your mood, bodily functions and well-being.  Here are some healthy foods to improve your mood and overall health for the long term. 1. Raw Organic Cacao – not the sugary and dairy laden commercial chocolate, but real cacao is rich in tryptophan, which is a powerful mood-enhancer, assisting the production of serotonin (feel good hormone).  2. Spirulina (blue green algae) – a whole and superfood. Good for everything including digestive health, brain function, detoxification and energy levels.  3. Fermented Foods – (Kefir, Sauerkraut, Yoghurt, Kombucha, Miso, Kimchee, etc) improve good bacteria in the gut to aid gut health that supports positive mood and brain function. 4. Goji Berries – known as one of the most nutritious berries on the planet. It’s rich in anti-oxidants and flavonoids It’s renowned to boost libido, sexual function and immune system.  5. Turmeric – supports the circulatory system and the digestive system.  It has been shown to boost Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor which is linked improved brain function and is useful in treating depression. 6. Chai Seeds –   rich in vitamin C, Omega 3 and 6 and antioxidants. They also clean your digestive and immune systems by moving all the toxins and impurities to the bowels to improve mood and brain function. 7. Coconut (oil, meat & water) – full of electrolytes and saturated fat to improve energy levels and brain function as well as keep the body feeling young. 8. Noni Juice -helps stimulate the body’s natural production of Serotonin – feel good mood enhancing hormone. Renowned to treat depression, anxiety, irregular sleep patterns (insomnia) and migraine; promote healthy immune system, regeneration of damaged cells. 9. Hemp Seeds & Oil – a rare complete source of protein and packed with enzymes as well as Omega 3, 6 and 9 for improving brain functions and energy levels. Include these foods in your daily eating regime to sustain a positive mood and overall good health. If you enjoyed this post or have personal experience you would like to share, please post a reply below....

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