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Clean Eating May 2015

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.

United States
Active Interest Media
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Clean Eating Fans Have Spoken Why do you eat gluten free? "I have celiac disease. So, kind of have to stay away from gluten." – Mish Bubb "I haven't been medically diagnosed with a gluten sensitivity or celiac, but I try to avoid gluten in my diet. My proof that it's a problem is that I get bloat, severe ankle edema and nasty digestive problems when I eat food containing gluten." – Linda Swensen “Fibromyalgia... gluten makes me feel horrible.” – Christy Golema Follow us on:…

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savor the season

In this issue, you’ll really start to feel the spring food love, starting with a breathtaking guide to growing your own herbs on page 46. Learn how to grow a backyard or balcony container garden and then put your beautiful verdant friends on display in five inspired recipes like basil-lime sorbet and an herb-filled pasta primavera. Of course, it’s also Celiac Awareness Month, so we’ve curated a slew of gluten-free goodies for all of our readers with celiac disease or gluten sensitivities. Enjoy 28 recipes, a two-week gluten-free meal plan as well as an almond flour chocolate orange biscotti we couldn’t get enough of on page 88. Not every recipe is devoid of gluten though – that’s just crazy. Have your gluten and eat it too, starting with a mind-blowing 400-calorie…

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what is clean eating?

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 ( your organic priorities. Drink at least two liters of water a day, preferably from a reusable canteen, not plastic; we’re friends of the environment here! Limit your alcohol intake to one glass of antioxidantrich red wine a day. Get label savvy. Clean foods contain short ingredient lists. Any product with a long ingredient list is human-made and not considered clean. Avoid processed and refined foods such as white flour, sugar, bread…

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contributors // advisory board

alaina greenberg GRAPHIC DESIGNER TORONTO, ON “I love taking someone’s vision and making it a reality. The whole process – from the idea to the final product – is so rewarding,” says Alaina Greenberg, who designed “Sweet Tooth” (p. 88) and “Meal Plan” (p. 71) among other stories for this issue. In addition to her love for cooking, Greenberg enjoys golfing, running, hot yoga and traveling. kris osborne PHOTOGRAPHER/RECIPE DEVELOPER/BLOGGER TORONTO, ON Throughout all aspects of her culinary career, “Kitchen Confidential” (p. 34) photographer Kris Osborne loves inspiring people “to eat for a more vibrant life.” For her, clean eating means eating foods that are as close to nature as possible. “If there is one thing I know for certain, it’s that we can never have too many vegetables!” amie valpone CHEF/BLOGGER NEW YORK CITY, NY “My grandma loved…

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we hear you!

Tell us what you thought of this issue by emailing us at Plus, get bonus recipes and more clean-eating content on social media. “It's about time someone puts out recipes with just food, not processed "fat-free" ingredients that trick people to think they're eating healthy." – Candie Reese LETTER OF THE MONTH NOM NOM NOM My kids loved this #CleanEatingMag recipe! Hubby did too. Herby Chicken Kebabs with Olive-Studded Orzo (p. 28, March 2015). I didn’t have enough orzo so I threw in some macaroni. Broiled the chicken and it was juicy tender, and the mint on top of the oil and spices? Divine and quick. – @aprilautumn1, via Instagram RECIPE SUCCESS Thank you for the simple yet extraordinarily tasty Quick Chicken Cacciatore recipe in your Jan/Feb 2015 issue (p. 18). Instead of making it…

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live longer the mediterranean way

Adding to the long list of health benefits of the Mediterranean diet is a recent study that found that strong adherence to the diet is associated with a longer life span in disease-free, middle-aged women. Researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard University examined the telomere length and dietary habits of 4,676 women from the Nurses’ Health Study. While past studies have associated the Mediterranean diet with a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality, the new study published in the journal BMJ is particularly interesting because it found that participants who followed the Mediterranean diet had longer telomeres than those who didn’t adhere to the diet. The Mediterranean diet consists of whole grains, vegetables, fruits, nuts, legumes and fish – and, to a lesser extent, dairy, meat and…