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  • Delicious Clean Eating Chicken Marinade

    Delicious Clean Eating Chicken Marinade

    2 lbs. Boneless, Skinles Chicken Breasts 1/3 – 1/2 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil depending on preference 3 Tablespoons Fresh Lemon Juice 3 Tablespoons Coconut Aminos (Soy Sauce Replacement) 2 Tablespoons Balsamic Vinegar 1/4 cup Splenda Brown Sugar or preferably coconut sugar 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce 3 Garlic Cloves minced or 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Powder […]

  • What High Temperature Cooking Does to Your Body

    Many people are not aware that you should never cook at high temperatures. Grilling, frying, or sauteeing at high temperatures puts you at risk for several health problems ranging from heart disease, inflammation, and cancer. Why High Temperature Cooking is Bad Inflammation Researchers at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York concluded earlier this […]

  • Is Cheese Part of Clean Eating?

    Good news for cheese lovers – cheese is an allowable food when eating clean, as long as you pick a cheese that adheres to the clean eating principles. Here are some easy-to-reference criteria for buying a cheese that fits within the clean eating parameters: Block Cheese (not pre-grated): Pre-shredded cheese sold in bags contains an […]

  • Dairy

    Yogurt, Cream Cheese, Milk, Cheese and Other Dairy Products Yes, dairy products are allowed as part of clean eating as long as you adhere to the guidelines below.  No need to live without cheese, cream cheese, sour cream, yogurt, cottage cheese, and ricotta cheese… However, keep in mind that if you are trying to lose […]

  • Clean Eating Berry Sauce

    This homemade berry sauce is a great way to add some yummy natural flavor to plain yogurt or ice cream.  Its also nice over clean, home made baked goods like cakes or muffins. Ingredients ¾ cup frozen berries 1 ½ – 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup, depending on how sweet you like it ¼ cup water […]

  • What Are GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms)?

    What does Non-GMO mean, and why are GMOs bad? The vast majority of soy, corn, and rapeseed (canola) oils are derived from genetically modified crops (GM crops). GM Crops come from seeds whose genes have been altered in order to enhance the growth, survivability, and/or nutritional value of the organism. The growing popularity and usage of […]

  • Healthy cooking spray alternative

    I have long been a fan of non-stick oil cooking sprays because they allow you to use a fraction of the anount of oil you would normally use, even when you are attempting to be very sparse.  If what you want is the absolute mininum amount of oil required to get the job done, nothing […]

  • Is Sushi Clean Eating?

    Sushi lovers are going to ask “Is sushi considered clean eating?” Despite the commonly held belief that sushi is healthy, that’s not necessarily the case. There are several problems with eating sushi if you are concerned about clean eating. Do the words high-calorie, sugar and white rice help you see the problem? Suchi is typically […]

  • Clean Eating Soy Sauce Substitute

    A question that comes up frequently:  Is soy sauce clean eating?  Soy Sauce is not part of a clean lifestyle or healthy diet because of its shockingly high sodium (salt) content. Just one tablespoon of regular soy sauce has 900 to 1000 milligrams of sodium – that’s more than half of a day’s maximum recommended […]

  • Meal Planner – Breakfast

    A healthy, clean breakfast should always contain a good source of lean protein + a low-sugar fruit + a whole grain Carb (optional). Mix and Match w selection from each of the 3 categories for endless clean breakfast choices. The 3rd column (grains/carbs is optional). Protein Egg white omelette Plain Egg White with Sea salt […]

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