Food & Wine
Clean Eating

Clean Eating Summer 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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2 min.
eat more veggies!

If there’s one dish that signifies the epitome of health, it would be a plate piled high with glorious, nutrient-dense greens. Whether it’s your mission to increase nutrient intake, thwart disease, boost energy, clean up your eating habits or shed a few stubborn pounds, everyone knows the best way to do it – and fast – is to make more of your meals salads. And what better time to do it when farm stands and grocery stores are teeming with the most varied and gorgeous selection of produce you’ll see all year. It’s such a sweet time of year when you can eat a salad every day of the week and never repeat an ingredient; the options are endless. Which brings me to this issue: As a Clean Eating reader, you…

2 min.
the hardest-working salad spinners h

If you’ve been drying your lettuce leaves on towels, it might be time to rethink your strategy. A salad spinner is less wasteful than using paper towels and more sanitary than using a kitchen towel. THE PUMP 1 OXO Good Grips Salad Spinner This 5-quart spinner’s design uses a pump that you press down on to power. With a brake function, a lock that holds the pump down for storage and a no-slip bottom, this spinner was very thoughtfully designed. We also love that the lid can easily be taken apart for cleaning. PRO: Very stable and takes only one hand to operate. CON: Need to pump briskly to keep up speed of spinner. $30, oxo.com THE SIDE CRANK 2 Culina Space Saving Salad Spinner, 5-Quart This spinner’s unique design uses a side crank to spin the colander that…

2 min.
the salad club

Energizing Seeds SUNRIDGE FARMS ORGANIC PUMPKIN SEEDS Sprinkle these grade A pumpkin seeds over your greens for a pleasant crunch and a dose of iron, zinc, magnesium, protein and phosphorous. $5, sunridgefarms.com Nutty Nutrition JANSAL VALLEY SLIVERED RAW ALMONDS Enjoy these slivered almonds as a garnish to add deliciously nutty richness and reap the nutritional benefits of antioxidant vitamin E and bone-supportive manganese. $14 per 1 lb container, sidwainer.com Toothsome Tuna NATURAL SEA SOLID WHITE ALBACORE TUNA NO SALT ADDED For a satisfying lunchtime addition, this low-sodium tuna packs in the protein and omega-3s to leave you happy rather than hangry. $4, naturalsea.com Plant-Based Omegas NOW REAL FOOD ORGANIC TOASTED HEMP SEEDS In addition to their high omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acid content, these savory hemp seeds offer protein, iron and fiber. This variety is accented by a hint of sea…

26 min.
showstopping starters & sides

Chicken Sausage & New Potato Salad SERVES4. HANDS-ON TIME:15 MINUTES. TOTAL TIME:30 MINUTES. INGREDIENTS: • 1¼ lb new potatoes, scrubbed and chopped • 5 tsp extra-virgin olive oil, divided • 6 oz all-natural, cooked sweet Italian chicken sausage, chopped • ¾ cup diced red onion • ½ cup diced red or yellow bell pepper • 2 to 3 tbsp chopped fresh tarragon leaves • 2½ tbsp apple cider vinegar • 1 clove garlic, minced • Sea salt and ground black pepper, to taste INSTRUCTIONS: ONE: To a large nonstick skillet, add potatoes and 4 cups water. Bring to a boil on medium-high, reduce heat to medium-low, cover and simmer for about 5 minutes, or until potatoes are just tender. Rinse under cold water, drain and set aside. TWO: Wipe out skillet and return to stove top on medium; heat 1 tsp oil. Add sausage and cook…

12 min.
easy, breezy slaws & salsas

Chipotle Slaw with Grilled Lobster Tails SERVES6. HANDS-ON TIME:25 MINUTES. TOTAL TIME:35 MINUTES. INGREDIENTS: • 1 clove garlic, minced • ½ jalapeno or green chile pepper, seeded and minced • 3 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro • 2 tbsp organic unsalted butter, melted • 2 tbsp olive oil • 1 tsp lime zest, plus 2 tsp fresh lime juice • Sea salt and ground black pepper, to taste • 6 lobster tails (6 to 8 oz each), fresh or frozen, thawed • 1 lime, cut into wedges, optional COLESLAW • ¼ cup plain yogurt • ¼ cup olive oil mayonnaise • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice • 1 tbsp finely chopped chipotle chiles in adobo sauce • ½ tsp ground cumin • 1 yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced • 4 cups coarsely shredded red cabbage • 4 cups coarsely shredded savoy or green cabbage • 1 cup unsalted cooked black beans or BPA-free canned black…

9 min.
protein-packed beef & pork

Asian Beef & Mango Salad with Cashews SERVES4. HANDS-ON TIME:15 MINUTES. TOTAL TIME:30 MINUTES (PLUS MARINATING TIME). INGREDIENTS: • ¼ cup plus 2 tbsp fresh lime juice, strained, divided • 2 tbsp reduced-sodium soy sauce, divided • 4 tsp raw honey, divided • 1 lb flank steak, trimmed • 1 tsp safflower oil • 7 cups torn green leaf lettuce • 1⁄3 cup peeled and diced mango or pineapple • 1 oz unsalted cashews (about 16), lightly toasted • Ground black pepper, to taste INSTRUCTIONS: ONE: To an extra-large resealable plastic bag, add ¼ cup lime juice, 1 tbsp soy sauce and 1½ tsp honey. Add steak, seal bag and set aside to marinate at room temperature for 15 minutes. TWO: Meanwhile, set an oven rack about 8 inches from top and preheat broiler to high. Place a broiler pan on top of a baking sheet…