Natural Health Festive Eats – eBook

Well. Here you have it! My second eBook, just in time for the festive season. My most busiest time in the kitchen all year!

This eBook has given me such pleasure this past month – allowing my creativity to run free and allowed me to really be in the flow.

I absolutely adore the festive season, providing opportunity to cook, spend time with good friends + family, and the weather that ensues it. Sunny, hot days and balmy long nights.

These two elements together provide me with much excitement + joy, and that is something I wanted to share with you.

I hope the plant based recipes in this eBook inspire you to try something new, that you can also enjoy with your loved ones.

Perhaps you’d like to gift it to someone special? A thoughtful, sustainable gift.

Thank you for your continued support + providing me with the opportunity to be of service to you.

Happy holidays + oodles of love,

Kristy x

 


You can purchase by clicking on the link below.

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Natural Health Festive Eats $9.99 AUD

San choy bow (vegetarian)

I have made this dish a couple of times now and am feeling it is ready to share with you, because I am really happy with the flavour! It is such a cracking little meal… light, healthy + a great share plate!

You can really add what veggies you like to the mince, I’ve used onion, carrot + kale in my recipe – but you could try mushrooms, cabbage, water chestnuts etc.

A perfect appetiser, or main meal.

serves 4 

ingredients

  • 1 1/4 tsp cornflour
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 2 + 1/2 tbsp organic tamari
  • 1 tsp chilli + garlic sauce
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp rice bran oil
  • 1/2 onion
  • 2 cloves garlic finely diced
  • 400g plant based mince
  • 1 carrot diced
  • 3 pieces of kale shredded
  • 1 drop ginger essential oil *foodgrade
  • 1 baby cos lettuce washed + leaves separated
  • 2 spring onions sliced
  • bean shoots
  • fresh chilli
  • lime wedges
  • sour cream (vegetarian) 

Make the sauce first. Combine the cornflour + water in a small bowl to make a smooth paste. Add the tamari, chilli + garlic sauce, sesame oil + rice wine vinegar. Stir until combined + set aside.

Heat the rice bran oil over a medium heat in a deep frypan. Saute the onion + garlic until translucent. Add the mince, continue to fry + break up the mince. Cook for five minutes. 

Add the carrot to the frypan, stir through + cook until the carrots soften a little. Add the kale.

Lastly, add the sauce and ginger essential oil and stir through.

Serve the mince in lettuce leaves. Top with spring onions, bean shoots, fresh chilli/chilli sauce + dollops of sour cream … lime wedges on the side!

 

Eating well

Give you body what it needs, and it will thrive – right? Sometimes great nutrition is simply not enough. A variety of things can happen during the growing, harvesting, storage + preparing of food that can affect its nutritional content. Our soils simply are not fertile, rich in the nutrients we need for optimal health. Many plant crops are produced with the aid of fertilised soils. Most fruits and vegetables are sprayed with toxic chemicals, (namely pesticides) which contaminate and leave residues on our produce.

Daily Wellness Lifestyle Habits

Our top tips for eating right:

Eat an abundant variety of local, whole, seasonal, fresh foods. Include nuts, seeds, non-gluten whole grains, sprouted legumes, herbs, and spices (turmeric is renown for its healing properties).

Decrease sugar intake, saturated fats, caffeine, alcohol and processed foods.

Eat fruit + vegetables with their skin on, where possible. Obviously, this is not going to work with an avo – use your discernment! The skin can truly increase your nutrient intake, including fibre, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.

Some vitamins dissolve in water, so you lose your vitamins to the cooking water if you prefer to boil your vegetables (a potato can cause much of the B + C vitamins to migrate into the boiling water). Try grilling, roasting, steaming + sautéing where possible. If you must boil, save the water – add other ingredients and make a veggie stock.

Use the outer leaves of vegetables like beets etc – unless they are wilted or unpalatable. Sauté with evoo, garlic, onion + pine nuts for a nutritious side of greens.

Start your day with a plant based, green smoothie to kick start your metabolism + pack in the nutrients straight up.

BANANA & MANGO GREEN SMOOTHIE

Green smoothie

1 frozen banana
handful of spinach
1 tsp spirulina or kale powder
1 + 1/2 cups organic coconut milk (or nut based milk)
1 tbsp raw almonds
1 medjool date

Add to your water

Add these essential oils (only use pure, food grade oils) to still, or sparkling water for added flavour. 

~ lemon – cleansing + detoxifying
~ wild orange – energising + uplifting
~ lime – balancing + stimulating
~ grapefruit + ginger (natural ginger beer flavour)
~ add 1-2 drops of peppermint, or ginger to hot water as tea

Produce Wash

Fill the sink with cold water
1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
6 drops lemon essential oil

Soak + then rinse produce with fresh water.

Fruit + veg

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