Yummy Energy Balls

1/2 cup almond butter 1/2 cup brown rice syrup 1/2 cup tahini 1/2 cup fresh dates, seeded and chopped 1/2 cup dessicated coconut 4 tbsp carob powder 2 tbsp spirulina powder 1 tsp vanilla essense extra dessicated coconut for rolling Blend all the ingredients in a food processor. Roll into walnut-sized balls with oiled hands…

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Winter Super Green Kale Salad

Let’s talk about kale today – Gwyneth Paltrow wants to marry it and nutritionists cannot subscribe it enough. Both with a very good reason for it. One cup of kale has only 36 calories, 5 grams of fiber and 0 grams of fat. It is great for aiding in digestion with its great fiber content.…

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Wholegrain Spelt Penne With Broccoli

4 slices organic bacon, fat removed, finely sliced 3 tbsp organic olive oil 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped ½ tsp chilli flakes (optional) 500g organic wholemeal spelt penne 2 large heads of organic broccoli, chopped into small pieces, including stem large handful finely grated parmesan ¼ cup pine nuts, lightly toasted 2 tbsp finely chopped…

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Warming Minestrone Soup with Kale

As the weather is cooling down, you need food on the stove that will warm your entire family. Stews, roasts and soups are some of the most beautiful foods to look forward to during this season. And with the most gorgeous bunches of dark green kale being in-season at the moment, we feel you should…

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Vegetable, Lentil and Arame Soup

¼ cup arame 1 tbsp olive oil 1 medium onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 cup pumpkin diced into 1cm pieces 1 carrot, chopped 5 cups vegetable stock 1 cup red lentils, rinsed well 3 tbsp rosemary, finely chopped 3 tbsp basil, finely chopped 3 tbsp flat leaf parsley, finely chopped ¼ cup…

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Tuscan Vegetable Soup

This simple but very delicious Italian soup is filled with veggies and enriched with a stracciatella mixture of eggs, finely grated cheese and parsley. Stirred through at the end it gives the soup added protein, extra nutrition, a velvety texture and lots of flavour. The soup reheats and freezes very well so if you make…

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The Perfect Autumn Smoothie: Golden Goodness

Superfood smoothies are the talk of the town! Whether you’re in Ubud, Los Angeles or Bondi, everyone is sipping the deliciousness of creamy, rich and full-of-goodness smoothies. If you haven’t already been to our store, we make an abundance of different varieties of superfood smoothies in our cafe. Green goodness, blueberry bliss, banana chai, raw…

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Thai Fish Cakes

At The Health Emporium we sell a range of 100% wild-caught fish from The Canadian Way which, in contrast to farmed fish, spend their lives swimming in fresh clean waters, have lower levels of total fat, yet higher levels of good omega 3 fatty acids, no chance of containing antibiotics, and far fewer pollutants.   You can visit…

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Thai Beef Salad

With the scent of summer most definitely in the air this aromatic, zesty salad is light and refreshing, layering protein-rich marinated beef with delicious fresh salad leaves, vegetables, herbs, and a gorgeous spicy dressing. Always choose 100% grass-fed and grass-finished meat, as it is nutritionally superior; richer in good omega 3 fats and low in…

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Summer Smoothie

1 large mango, peeled and chopped 1 large banana, peeled and chopped leaves from 2 sprigs of mint ½ cup organic rice milk (or substitute with your favourite milk) 2 tsp spirulina powder 2 tsp ground flaxseeds (or flaxseed oil) 2 heaped tbsp goat’s or sheep’s milk yoghurt 6 ice cubes Blend all the ingredients…

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Spinach and Cheese Crustless Tart

This delicious tart is just the dish to make when you come see big beautiful bunches of organic silverbeet or spinach. The flavour is reminiscent of a spinach quiche or a spanikopita made without the pastry. It can be enjoyed warm or at room temperature and any leftovers make a lovely lunch or even breakfast.…

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Spicy Spanish Mussels

This tasty dish is so easy to prepare and makes both a quick and delicious mid-week dinner or a great dish to share when you have friends over. If making it for children you can always reduce the amount of chilli. Mussels are a nutritional powerhouse – a wonderful source of omega-3 fatty acids, protein, zinc,…

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Spiced Walnut and Orange Cake

This luscious Spiced Walnut and Orange Cake, fragrant with the beautiful Middle Eastern flavours of cinnamon, pistachios, walnuts and orange, has a lovely crunchy nut topping and is bathed in a spiced syrup, making it gorgeously moist. It is gluten free, grain free, refined-sugar free as well as Paleo friendly    

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Spiced Slow-Cooked Lamb Shanks

I have been making these spiced lamb shanks, based on a dish from Jamie Oliver’s first ever cookbook, every winter for 10 years and they are always perfectly tender, delicious and aromatic. Cooking lamb long and slow on the bone makes for the most nutritious and tasty dish, with the anchovies adding a beautiful depth…

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Spiced Apple and Cinnamon Muffins

Apples so just good at this time of year, the ultimate autumnal fruit, so it is a great idea to find as many ways to enjoy them as you can. These delicious muffins are free from grains, gluten and refined-sugar, as well as paleo friendly. Fragrant with spices and moist with delicious organic apple, you…

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Soba Noodle and Salmon Broth

8 dried shiitake mushrooms 10cm piece wakame 300g organic soba noodles 2 large salmon or ocean trout fillets (approx 200g each) ¼ cup sesame seeds 2 tsp sesame oil 6 cups vegetable or fish stock 1 tbsp finely chopped ginger 1 handful snowpeas, trimmed and halved diagonally ½ bunch bok choy, sliced ¼ cup tamari…

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Slow-Cooked Beef Rendang Curry

Mouth-wateringly fragrant and flavoursome, you will feel like you are back on a gorgeous tropical holiday while eating this beautifully spiced curry. As with all slow-cooked dishes a cut of beef with some fat in it will produce a dish that is succulent, tender and delectable. Chuck, blade, topside or stewing or braising steak would…

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Slow Roasted Herbed Chicken

Gentle slow cooking results in the most succulent, moist and tender chicken you’ve ever tried, with lots of fragrant fresh herbs flavouring the chicken beautifully. It is so very simple to cook – just pop in a low oven and baste every now and then. At The Health Emporium we sell organic free-range chicken sourced…

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Slow Cooked Beef Stew With Winter Vegetables

  You know those meals that remind you of your Grandmother’s kitchen and those nostalgic childhood days when you didn’t have to worry about anything but laughing, eating and sleeping?  Oh, childhood….Today, we’re tapping that nostalgic side of the heart and soul with this old-fashioned, nourishing recipe that will remind you of the warming, delicious…

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Shepherd’s Pie

So warming, comforting and delicious….. home made Shepherd’s Pie is the perfect meal for a chilly evening.  When made with leftover slow-roasted lamb, lots of beautiful veggies, bone broth and fragrant herbs the dish has such an amazing depth of flavour, but is also very lovely when made with lamb or beef mince.  Whatever meat…

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Shaved Red Cabbage and Apple Salad

One can never have enough salad recipes in the kitchen drawer, especially when there are delicious vegetables in season. Raw red cabbage is one of them, being the most nutritious and best tasting veggies of the Winter season. It’s packed with powerful antioxidants and phytonutrients, and it has anti-inflammatory benefits. This salad below is perfect…

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