Food & Wine
Clean Eating

Clean Eating July/August 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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1 min.
dig into more ce at cleaneating.com

Clean Cooking 101 Are you ready to change your relationship with food and balance meals like a nutritionist? Then Clean Eating Academy’s Intro to Clean Cooking & Nutrition is the perfect online starter course. Learn to read nutrition labels like a pro, balance macros for weight loss and lifelong maintenance, gain energy that lasts all day and build key cooking skills (hello, knife prowess!) that you’ll carry with you for years. Sign up today! cleaneating.com/introclass NEWSLETTER Did you know you can get the best of Clean Eating delivered to you every week? Don’t miss our top recipes, step-by-step tutorials, the latest health news and tested tips from our expert contributors. Sign up at cleaneating.com/newsletter. MORE SPIRALIZING MAGIC If the spiralized recipes in this issue have you hungry for more, check out our exclusive online interview…

2 min.
let’s summer!

If you’re anything like us, summer is the time of year you live for with its endless days, warm nights, plenty of fresh air and abundant sunshine. Most of all, everything just feels a little easier, and cooking is no exception. With this issue, we were inspired to bring you fresh, easy ways with the season’s best flavors. Whether it’s strands of fresh, colorful fruit and veggie noodles, healthier barbecue fare or patio-perfect tapas you’re after, consider this your complete guide to effortless seasonal eating. Speaking of sunny weather, you’ve likely been slathering on the SPF to protect your skin from harmful rays, but did you know that some of the clean foods you love also have sun-protective powers? Flip to page 92 to discover 10 foods that protect from within.…

1 min.
what is clean eating?

The soul of clean eating is consuming food the way nature delivered it, or as close to it as possible. It is not a diet; it’s a lifestyle approach to food and its preparation. It's about eating real food, for a healthy, happy life. Eat five to six times a day – three meals and two to three small snacks. Include a lean protein, plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables, and a complex carbohydrate with each meal. This keeps your body energized and burning calories efficiently all day long. Choose organic whenever possible. If your budget limits you, make meat, eggs, dairy and the Dirty Dozen (ewg.org/ foodnews) your organic priorities. Drink at least 2 liters of water a day, preferably from a reusable canteen, not plastic; we’re friends of the environment here! Limit…

3 min.
letters & advisory board

Q/ What are the best natural alternatives to hand sanitizers and antibacterial soaps? – MOIRA TAGGART, VANCOUVER, BC A/ According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there is no evidence that hand sanitizers and antibacterial hand washes perform better than soap and water. In fact, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is banning 19 antibacterial ingredients in hand soaps and body washes effective this September. Data suggests that long-term exposure to the active ingredients in antibacterial washes could lead to bacterial resistance or hormonal effects. (The ban does not apply to hand sanitizers; however, since they can contain chemicals and active ingredients, an FDA review on their safety and efficacy is ongoing.) For cleanliness and safety, washing your hands with regular soap is best. If you have to…

1 min.
your ce recipe guide

• Freezable • Quickunder 45 minutes • Vegetarianmay contain eggs and dairy • Gluten-free • Make it gluten-freeRecipe contains soy sauce, miso, Worcestershire sauce and/or tamari. All of these ingredients are available in gluten-free and regular varieties. nutritional values The nutritional values used throughout Clean Eating are calculated with the use of The Food Processor SQL (Esha Research) and are provided by food manufacturers or found in the USDA National Nutrient Database. breakfasts & snacks salads dips & sauces seafood grains & vegetables tapas poultry burgers desserts…

4 min.
3 ways with dips & condiments

Basil, Chive & Parsley Blender Pesto SERVES 8. 1/3 cup raw unsalted almonds 2 cloves garlic, halved 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 cup fresh basil ½ cup fresh flat-leaf parsley ½ cup coarsely chopped chives Pinch each sea salt and ground black pepper 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice In a blender, combine almonds and garlic; pulse until combined. Add cheese, basil, parsley, chives, salt and pepper; pulse. With motor running, add oil and lemon juice in a thin, steady stream until fully incorporated. PER SERVING (2 tbsp): Calories: 164, Total Fat: 15 g, Sat. Fat: 3 g, Monounsaturated Fat: 10 g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 2 g, Carbs: 4 g, Fiber: 1 g, Sugars: 0 g, Protein: 4.5 g, Sodium: 197 mg, Cholesterol: 9 mg HEALTH BENEFIT: Almonds and extra-virgin olive oil are both rich in monounsaturated fats, which…