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Clean Eating

Summer 2021
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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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Country:
United States
Language:
English
Publisher:
Pocket Outdoor Media, LLC
Frequency:
One-off
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1 min.
dig into more ce at cleaneating.com

5 Big Benefits of the Green Mediterranean Diet There’s a new twist on the Mediterranean Diet: It’s called the green Mediterranean diet, and it holds a lot of promise, from improved heart health to a lower risk of diabetes. Learn all about the health benefits of going green here: cleaneating.com/green-mediterranean Shop Like a Dietitian Dietitians share what’s on their shopping list every time they head to the store. cleaneating.com/dietitian-tips Allergy-Soothing Recipes Combat sniffling, sneezing and more with our menu of recipes that’ll help ease your seasonal allergies. cleaneating.com/seasonal-allergies Relaxing Sips & Snacks Discover which foods and beverages can help you find zen-like calm on your busiest days. cleaneating.com/zen GET CLEAN EATING DELIVERED TO YOUR INBOX Did you know you can get the best of Clean Eating delivered straight to your inbox each week? Sign up to receive our top recipes, important health…

2 min.
a world of flavor

Before hummus was on the shopping list of every health-minded North American and tahini was sold in every grocery store, I had the good fortune of being introduced to authentic Middle Eastern cuisine. In my early twenties, I dated an Iraqi man who grew up in Abu Dhabi. His mom was an incredible cook, and over the span of our relationship, I got a steady introduction to a whole new world of foods – things I might not have tried until years later. Over several years, I was offered saucy spoonfuls of eggplant and okra-based dishes, an irresistible meat pizza called lahm bi ajeen, dolma, date-stuffed cookies and, perhaps my favorite, Middle Eastern braided cheese (which goes by jibneh mshallaleh and many other names). Coming from a small Canadian city…

2 min.
what is clean eating?

Eat when hungry, stop when full. Find out what macro values reflect your health goals and strive to eat within them. Experiment with various ways of eating, and when you find a diet your body responds well to – be it a clean take on high fat/low carb, Paleo or flexitarian – stick with it. 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 your alcohol intake to one glass of antioxidant-rich 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…

2 min.
letters & advisory board

Q/What’s your secret to making never-boring salads? A/I can’t abide eating just a bowl full of leaves! Rather, I take the “Elaine approach” from Seinfeld: I make salads “with lots of stuff on it.” (That was always her order at the diner where they hung out.) I start with a simple protein – grilled salmon, smoked trout, baked tofu, gigante beans, pulled chicken - usually over a base of arugula because I love that peppery bite! I always season salads with salt and pepper, a restaurant trick that goes a long way. I also like to focus on balancing textures: a little crisp, a little creamy, something pickled, something dry-crunchy (tortilla chips, nuts, breadsticks). That way, every bite has an interesting mouthfeel. – IVY MANNING Mailbox Be social! We want to hear from you! Take…

4 min.
3 ways with no-churn ice cream

Dairy-Free Coconut Lime Ice Cream SERVES 4 TO 6. 1 13.5-oz BPA-free can coconut milk, chilled overnight2 limes, zested and juiced, divided2 large avocados, peeled and pitted⅔ cup pure maple syrup1 tbsp pure vanilla extract 1. Open chilled can of coconut milk and remove cream (cream will have separated from water). Reserve liquid for another use. 2. To a blender, add coconut cream, one-half of lime zest, all of lime juice and remaining ingredients and blend on high, scraping down sides, until well incorporated and smooth. 3. Transfer mixture to a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan and garnish with remaining lime zest. Cover tightly with a lid or eco-friendly beeswax wrap. Freeze for 4 to 5 hours, or overnight. 4. Before serving, let rest on counter for 5 to 10 minutes. PER SERVING (⅙ of recipe): Calories:…

1 min.
the mighty coconut

CLEANER COOKING Nutiva’s Organic Virgin Coconut Oil is rich in fat with a very subtle scent and taste – ideal for sautéing and baking. $14 per 23-oz jar, nutiva.com GOODBYE, GLUTEN! Lower in carbs and higher in protein and fiber, Bob’s Red Mill Coconut Flour is a staple in Paleo, keto and gluten-free baking. $5 per 16-oz bag, bobsredmill.com CHIP OFF THE OLD BLOCK Preservative-free and baked (never fried), Bare Snacks Toasted Coconut Chips Snack Pack is perfectly purse-sized! Try it as a topper for baked goods. $19 per 16 bags, baresnacks.com SOMETHING SWEET The secret to addictive baked goods? BetterBody Foods Organic Coconut Palm Sugar. This caramel-y sub for white sugar adds depth to brownies, cookies, cakes and more. $6, walmart.com CREAM OF THE CROP We love healthy fats, and the Premium Coconut Milk from Cha’s Organics ticks…