Healing Foods for Digestive Health- Oat, Apricot and Brazil Nut Fruit Bars


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Careful food combining can dramatically improve the quality of digestion, support the body in receiving a deeper level of nourishment, and positively impact our overall health.


Dear Readers,


Please find below a healing recipe from a short one day course I attended in 2014. These Healing Foods are excellent in recovery from Eating Disorders.

You can’t go wrong with this bar. It’s packed with super goodness.


Healing Foods for the Digestive System



Oat, Apricot and Brazil Nut Fruit Bars


©The Functional Nutrition Cookbook, Lorraine Nicolle and Christine Bailey.

The Functional Nutrition Cookbook, Lorraine Nicolle and Christine Bailey

Makes 12

Source of protein / fibre / selenium / iron / supports good energy



200g Brazil nuts

60g oats or buckwheat flakes

30g ground chia seeds

250g ready to eat apricots, chopped

3 heaped tbsp protein powder plain or vanilla flavour

Zest of 1 orange

Pinch of sea salt



Place the nuts and oats in a food processor and process until fine. Add the rest of the ingredients and pulse until the mixture comes together to form a firm dough. This may take a few minutes.


Press the mixture into a 20cm square pan lined with baking parchment and freeze for at least one hour. When frozen, cut into 12 bars. Store in the fridge or freezer until needed.

Oat, Apricot and Brazil Nut Fruit Bars

© Belinda Blake & Nicola Moore, May 2014












© Belinda Blake & Nicola Moore, May 2014


About Author

Islam and Eating Disorders founded in 2012 – run by Maha Khan, the blog creates awareness of Eating Disorders in the Muslim world, offers information and support for sufferers and their loved ones.


  1. I appreciate your visit to my Recovery Blog. I am Author, Catherine Lyon, most call me *Cat* … What an amazing blog and work you are doing for those with eating disorders. And I appreciate the translation for us Americans to read your posts in English 🙂 LOL.

    I do also advocate recovery, mostly gambling addiction, and alcohol abuse. But, let’s face it, we know addiction is addiction and the “cycle” is the same no matter the type of addiction. Great work you are doing here.

    May Allah bring you many Blessings …
    PSS.. I have another WordPress Blog where I Book Promote for many Fine Authors. Stop by anytime 🙂


    • Dear Catherine What a beautiful message. It has lighten up my Monday morning. I couldn’t agree more with you on addiction. I am humbled by your respect for my blog. Bless you. May you transcend new heights and spread your wisdom light everywhere. I will check out your blog.

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