Food & Wine
Clean Eating

Clean Eating January - February 2017

Clean Eating magazine is about consuming food in its most natural state, or as close to it as possible. It’s a lifestyle approach to food and its preparation, leading to an improved life. Each issue is filled with a variety of delicious, wholesome, low-fat, and easily made recipes that can be shared with friends and family.

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Active Interest Media
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1 min.
dig into more ce at cleaneating.com

Free 7-Day Soup Cleanse Jump-start your clean eating diet today! We’ve got a 7-day detox plan that will cleanse your body, boost your immunity and warm your soul. With delicious smoothies for breakfast and nourishing soups for lunch and dinner, you’ll feel lighter and more energized right away. Download your meal plan and shopping list and get started now at cleaneating.com/soupcleanse. 31 DAYS OF CLEAN EATINGINSPIRATION We asked our bloggers, columnists, experts and even our sta. to contribute their favorite culinary and nutrition tips to help you eat clean this year. Find inspiration for every day of January to keep you on track! cleaneating.com/2017inspiration Make-Ahead Breakfasts Never skip breakfast again! Blogger Samara Napolitan shares three dead-simple recipes for a nourishing breakfast you make the night before. cleaneating.com/makeaheadbreakfasts MEAL PLANS! Start the year off right! Make 2017 your…

4 min.
you got this!

Have you ever done something new, different or difficult for 30 consecutive days? That was the idea behind a recent Clean Eating team challenge in which everyone was encouraged to work out for at least 30 minutes each day for a month with an incentive of earning bonus points for taking a daily superfood boost (think turmeric, E3Live or a kimchi shot). Give up something major such as sugar and you might just rake in 700 bonus points. It was great fun watching the entries log each day; all the various forms of fitness and superfood boosts inspired us all to push a little harder. At the start of the challenge, I began thinking about other things I wanted to change about my lifestyle, and I settled on my pesky…

3 min.
letters & advisory board

Q/ What’s the secret to making fluffy, light gnocchi? Mine always come out too sticky and doughy. _ ff ERICA STEWART, DES MOINES, IA A/ Although making gnocchi is not an exact science, there are a few steps you can take to ensure it comes out light and fluffy. First, use baked Russet potatoes, which have a drier and fluffier texture. Instead of a food processor or blender, I like to use a potato ricer to crush and aerate the potatoes while they are still warm. Lastly, don’t overwork the dough, which can make gnocchi tough. Gently knead the dough a few times until it comes together. ff PAMELA SALZMAN We Hear You! Wrapped up in Goodness I made your Un-Caesar Salad Wrap with Eggplant Bacon (p. 39, October 2016) today. It was beyond delicious. What…

5 min.
3 ways with superfood powders

Creamy Pea Soup with Lemony Spirulina Pesto SUPERFOOD BENEFIT: Spirulina is a type of blue-green algae that’s a surprisingly good source of protein and all the essential amino acids. Your body uses protein to make amino acids, which provide energy and help repair muscles and tissue, among other functions. Matcha Pancakes SUPERFOOD BENEFIT: Matcha is a rich source of antioxidant catechins, the most abundant of which is epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG). Studies have shown that EGCG supports weight loss by boosting metabolism while it also acts as a free-radical scavenger to help ward o. cancer and cardiovascular disease. Blue Majik Banana Nice Cream SUPERFOOD BENEFIT: Blue Majik is a natural extract of spirulina that’s mainly composed of phycocyanin, a bright blue pigment with antioxidant e. ects that may help boost your immune system and fight cell and DNA damage. Phycocyanin…

4 min.
out-of-this-world flavor boosters

SOME LIKE IT ZESTY Mountain Rose Herbs Epicurean Organics Lemon Pepper combines onion, lemon peel, garlic, pepper, spices and sea salt for a tangy and citrusy seasoning that complements both fish and poultry. $5, mountainrose herbs.com TAKE FIVE When you need to add some kick to your Asian dishes, Simply Organic Five Spice Powder delivers a masterful mix of sweet, spicy, sour, bitter and salty flavors. $7, simplyorganic.com SALTS OF THE EARTH Containing a well-balanced blend of Sherpa Pink Himalayan, French Grey and Pacific Sea salts, San Francisco Salt Company’s Chef’s Jar Ultimate Salt Blend brings out complex flavor in everything from pasta to chicken. $15, sfsalt.com DROOLff WORTHY DIP Litehouse Instantly Fresh Guacamole Herb & Spice Blend includes red onions, lemon peel, red chile and cilantro for an authentic south-of-theborder dip. $_, litehousefoods.com FLAVOR EXPLOSION Sweet, smoky and…

3 min.
finding zen in 2017

EAT BEAUTIFUL BEAUTY JUICE: Wendy Rowe, a celebrated makeup artist to models, actresses and beauty editors, spills her treasure trove of secrets on eating for a radiant complexion in her new cookbook, Eat Beautiful. Recipes are designed to nourish your skin from the inside out, using nutritious ingredients that will feed your skin and help improve skin concerns like eczema and acne as well as the signs of aging. THE GOODS: Rowe o. ers over 70 healing recipes, from homemade treatments such as a spirulina face mask and rosewater toner to tasty get-glowing meals such as the Red Cabbage Salad and the nutrient-rich Chicken and Puy Lentil Stew. By Wendy Rowe ($30, Clarkson Potter) LET’S GRAB A... BONE BROTH? WHAT: In some areas of the US, bone broth is the new co. ee.…