Food & Wine
Clean Eating

Clean Eating July - August 2016

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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still hungry? dig into more ce

Make Your Own Hummus Creamy protein- and fiber-rich hummus is full of resistant starch, helping you feel fuller faster to potentially ward off weight gain. When you make your own hummus from scratch, you know it’s full of only the freshest, cleanest ingredients. We give you a basic recipe plus 5 variations like Coconut Curry and Carrot Ginger to liven up your patio all summer long. cleaneating.com/DIY-hummus Conversation with a Food Blogger In this exclusive online column, we interview the tastemakers, foodies and chefs that are dominating the web. Get healthy recipes, clean-ingredient sourcing tips and loads of inspiration from the popular bloggers of Deliciously Ella, Inspiralized, Lexi’s Clean Kitchen, Against All Grain, The Spunky Coconut and many more. cleaneating.com/CWAFB 10 BIG LEAFY SALADS FOR SUMMER Warm weather means garden-fresh salads. From fruity and fresh…

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help shape the future of ce!

TAKE OUR SURVEY AND WIN 1 OF 6 CULINARY PRIZES CLEANEATING.COM/READERSURVEY I’ve never been a fan of speculative decision-making. Unfounded “facts” about what readers like, don’t like or would like to see in the future have never sat well with me unless I had cold hard data to back them up. Could you imagine if I revamped your favorite magazine based on my favorite (or least favorite) colors and fonts and all the curry- and spicefilled recipes that I enjoy to no foreseeable end? Then, likely, I’d be the only person reading it! Which is why I am recruiting your insight. I am thrilled to announce that Clean Eating is soon getting a facelift that transcends cosmetics. We are reimagining and upgrading the look and feel, improving the reader experience and stepping up…

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meet our experts

Q: How can I gradually cut sugar out of my diet? – RACHEL MORRIS, CONCORD, NH A: It is well documented that sugar causes inflammation in the body, and that inflammation lies at the core of most health conditions. According to the American Heart Association, Americans consume on average between 22 and 30 teaspoons of sugar a day, which is significantly more than the recommended daily limit of 6 teaspoons of added sugars for women and 9 teaspoons of added sugars for men. To gradually reduce sugar, start with the following tips: First, swap water for sugary drinks such as soda, or infuse your water with fresh fruit. Second, snack on fruit like a small apple or ½ cup of sliced strawberries when you're craving something sweet. Third, plan your snacks ahead…

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JERRELLE GUY FOOD BLOGGER/PHOTOGRAPHER/RECIPE DEVELOPER BOSTON, MA Bringing together her love for food and art, Jerrelle Guy started her food blog chocolateforbasil.com before breaking out on her own to freelance for magazines and newspapers. In this issue, she photographed “Treat Yo Self!” on page 32. When it comes to healthy eating, Guy says her philosophy is to “Listen to your body. I think our bodies know way better than we do.” MEAGHAN EADY FREELANCE PHOTOGRAPHER HAMILTON, ON Before she launched her photography career, Meaghan Eady learned about "the importance of treading lightly on the earth" while working at an environmental NGO. "Creating my own health-care and cleaning products is something that I believe goes hand in hand with that," she says. Eady photographed the green tea and rose water facial toner recipe for this issue's "Clean Living"…

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3 ways with super-fresh slaws

AN "A" FOR YOUR HEALTH: Colorful bell peppers are an excellent source of carotenoids such as beta-carotene and alphacarotene. Both of these compounds are converted by the body into vitamin A, which helps support the health of your skin, eyes and immune system. Mixed Pepper Slaw with Mango, Jicama & Cilantro Lime Dressing SERVES4. INGREDIENTS: • 3 bell peppers (red, yellow or orange, or a combination), sliced into 3-inchlong matchsticks • 1 Anaheim chile, seeded and sliced into 3-inch-long matchsticks • 1 pasilla chile, seeded and sliced into 3-inch-long matchsticks • ¼ large jicama (about 4 oz), peeled and cut into 2-inch-long matchsticks • ½ mango (about 4 oz), peeled and cut into 2-inch-long matchsticks • Sea salt and ground black pepper, to taste, optional DRESSING • 1 cup loosely packed cilantro (leaves and tender stems) • 3 tbsp grape seed or safflower…

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sharpen memory with rosemary & mint

What do peppermint and rosemary have in common? Both of these herbs help improve memory and alertness, according to studies conducted at Northumbria University in England. Researchers found that peppermint tea was associated with improved longterm memory in study participants, while the aroma of rosemary was associated with better prospective memory (remembering to perform an intended action). In contrast to the memory-enhancing herbs, lavender was found to diminish memory due to its calming effects, while participants who drank chamomile tea were slower in responding to tasks compared with the peppermint tea drinkers. Although the research found that adults over the age of 65 benefited the most from the memory-enhancing herbs, researchers say that healthy individuals of any age can still improve their recall abilities by sipping peppermint tea or using…