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Clean Eating July/August 2020

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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United States
Pocket Outdoor Media, LLC
R 85,50

in this issue

5 min
vitamin c: the super-antioxidant you need more of

You may take vitamin C for granted; it’s one of those ho-hum nutrients many forget about (unless it’s winter and you’re battling a cold). But this crucial antioxidant plays a profound role in your health way beyond flu season. Here are some of vitamin C’s most important health benefits (especially for summer): • Strong, healthy joints. Vitamin C regulates the synthesis of the structural protein collagen, involved in building joint cartilage – especially important during summer, when more hiking, biking, running and other activities may take a toll on joints. Studies also suggest vitamin C improves healing of soft tissue and tendon injuries. • Glowing skin. The role of vitamin C in collagen production, plus its powerful antioxidant benefits, makes it essential for healthy, youthful skin. Studies show vitamin C helps diminish…

1 min
classic health foods at walmart

BY ANIKA A. SYEDA, ILLUSTRATIONS BY REJEANNE DE JONG 1. GOODBYE, GLUTEN Bid your wheat flour farewell and opt for Bob’s Red Mill Super-Fine Almond Flour. With a slight hint of nuttiness, this is a versatile, low-carb swap for everything from dessert recipes to breading chicken. $8 2. FIZZ FACTOR Spindrift Sparkling Water gives other seltzers a run for their money. Each can has a simple, clean ingredient list of just sparkling water and real, naturally sweet squeezed fruit. $22 per 24-can variety pack 3. BREAKFAST IN A PINCH Get a head start on your veggie intake with Purely Elizabeth Cauli Hot Cereal in Cinnamon Almond. This grain-free, non-GMO cereal is made from freeze-dried cauliflower and is lightly sweetened with coconut sugar. $3 4. SWEET NOTHINGS Satisfy your sweet tooth with Base Culture Almond Butter Brownie. This decadent, Paleo-friendly…

2 min
fresh summer finds

BY ANIKA A. SYEDA FEED YOUR WANDERLUST Inspire your next travel destination from the comfort of home with Street Food: Latin America, launching on Netflix this July. Explore the vivacious world of traditional South American fare and accompany award-winning creators David Gelb and Brian McGinn as they travel to six different countries to showcase the variety of tantalizing foods around the continent and the diverse stories of the chefs, vendors, traditions and politics behind them. TOUR AMERICAN CUISINE Join Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi as she explores the changing landscape of American cuisine on her new show launching on Hulu this summer. Taste the Nation with Padma Lakshmi travels across the United States visiting indigenous and immigrant communities in 10 different cities over 10 half-hour episodes to find out what American food looks like…

9 min
liquid gold

Where It Comes From Did you know that the olive is a fruit? It grows on trees and has a pit in the middle, and like most fruits, olives are rich in antioxidants. Olive oil is just the juice from pressed olives. According to experts from California Olive Ranch, there are over 2,000 varieties grown throughout the world, and each varietal has its own unique flavor profile. As a result, batches made with one type of olive will taste different than those made with another variety of olive. How It’s Made In the Northern Hemisphere, the olive harvest takes place from fall (California, Italy, Greece) to as late as between December and March (Spain). In southern regions (Chile, Argentina, Australia), olives are picked between May and July. Typically, harvesting begins early when olives…

11 min
your summer cooking playbook

Summer may look a little different this year: Instead of attending crowded concerts and the annual Fourth of July bash, you’ll likely be savoring the season with quiet time outside with family, intimate backyard gatherings and picnics in the park with loved ones. But this won’t make the season any less sweet. After weeks of staying at home, simply getting outside, being active and enjoying the warmer weather will be key for supporting mental and physical health – plus, you deserve a little outdoor fun. To help you enjoy the best of the season, we’ve created recipes for every occasion – the epic salad you’ll make over and over, that make-ahead dish you can take for a quiet picnic in the park and even a patriotic Independence Day dessert that you can…

4 min
3 ways with grilling sauces

Peruvian Aji Verde Q V GF MAKES 1¼ CUPS. This traditional South American dipping sauce is spicy, tangy, fresh –and highly addictive. 2 cups fresh cilantro ⅓ cup crumbled cotija cheese, queso fresco or full-fat feta cheese1 jalapeño chile pepper, chopped with seeds2 tbsp safflower oil2 tsp aji amarillo paste (NOTE: Aji amarillo paste is a Peruvian yellow hot pepper paste that can be found in Latin American grocery stores or purchased online. Omit if not ableto find; there is no equal substitute.)2 tsp fresh lime juice½ cup sour cream orolive oil mayonnaise½ tsp minced garlicPinch sea salt 1. To a food processor, add cilantro, cheese, jalapeño, oil, aji amarillo paste and lime juice. Process until smooth, scraping sides of bowl as needed, and continue processing to a fine paste. 2. Add sour cream, garlic and salt…