Clean Eating Recipes for your weight loss meal plan
Since last couple of years common men and women like you and me is realizing the importance of making conscious food choices. Slowly we are waking up to the fact the the food industry and those regulating them in the government might not have our best interest in mind.
Diets which promises good health are gaining popularity, because more and more people want to learn how they can eat better. Diets like Paleo, Keto, Vegan, to name a few has been very popular recently. But they are not so easy to stick to, rather they require a complete lifestyle change which sometimes gets in the way to adapt healthy eating.
Your fail safe is ‘Clean Eating’, which do not require you to follow complicated diet rules but still lead you to a healthier life.
Principles of clean eating is simple, yet so many people get it wrong. The simplest way to understand clean eating is to consume whole foods that are minimally processed, refined or come form a natural source.
Instead of following strict diet rules, clean eating relies on building good eating habits and making better choices every time you decide to eat something. It challenges us to choose more fruits and vegetables as well as foods that are free of additives and preservatives.
If you still believe processed foods are safe to consume, then I am sorry to say you are putting yourself and your family in great danger. Processed foods acts like slow poison, they low in fiber, nutritionally void, full of unhealthy fats, high amounts of sodium and sugar, high-fructose sugar, refined oils, and of course chemicals of all sorts. These makes us vulnerable to deadly diseases like stroke, obesity, diabetes, and cancer to name a few.
What Happens When We Eat Clean?
Several things start to happen to your body the moment you decide to eat clean. While the long-term effects can be momentous and life-changing like weight loss or the reversal of heart disease or type 2 diabetes, there are immediate changes that begin to occur in a matter of just two or three weeks. Clean eating is not just another diet plan, scheme or fad. Clean eating is a way of life that is pulling in followers by the thousands.
5 Almost Instant Benefits of Eating Clean
#1 Energy Boost
Your body start responding immediately once you start cleaning up your diet. You’ll notice boost in energy levels, thanks to the combination of whole grains, protein, and healthy fats, your body reaps the benefits of an even distribution of energy that can last for hours at a time.
#2 Mood Swing for Better
Reduced brain fog, improved mental clarity and overall brain health is the best possible reason you should eat clean. Thanks to omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin B, and improved regulation of brain chemicals like dopamine, norepinephrine, and serotonin, followers of clean eating can fend off feelings of depression and anxiety.
#3 Improved Sleep Experience
Thanks to clean eating, you’ll be sleeping far better. Your sleep quality will improve, you’ll require less sleep, and wake up easily without feeling drowsy even after sleeping for 8 to 10 hours.
#4 Improve Your Workouts
If you are looking to improve your workouts, clean eating can blaze a trail to improving your endurance, recovery time and build muscle according to researchers.
#5 Great Skin Health
You are what you eat –at least your skin thinks so. A diet that is rich in fruits and veggies contains just enough vitamins to improve the elasticity and vibrancy of your skin. Followers of clean eating report changes in their skin for the better in a matter of only six weeks.
These are just five almost instant benefits of eating a clean. Remember to start small and aim big. Try clean eating for yourself and start making changes today. You are bound to see immediate changes in your mind, body, and spirit for the better.
Sheet-Pan Chicken & Brussels Sprouts Recipe
Roasted Brussels sprouts and chicken thighs are a match we go back to over and over again in the Test Kitchen. Paired with cumin, thyme, sweet potatoes and a hit of sherry vinegar, they create one of our favorite easy dinner recipes.
Easy Keto Chicken Ramen - Japanese Noodle Soup
This delicious Keto Chicken Ramen dish is simple to prepare and is full of flavour. Fun for the kids loaded with noodles and broth. It is a Keto recipe, that means low in carbs and high in good fats.
One Pan Cabbage Casserole (Keto+Low Carb)
This Keto One Pan Cabbage Casserole is a low carb, easy dinner ready in 30 minutes! The perfect easy keto dinner! Under 9 net carbs per serving!
One Pan Keto Cheesy Jalapeño Chicken - Maebells
This One Pan Cheesy Jalapeño Chicken is the perfect easy keto dinner with just 5 net carbs! This recipe is perfect for busy nights and easy keto meal prep!
Spicy Drumsticks with Mexican Rice
These Spicy Drumsticks with Mexican Rice are made in ONE pan and ready in under 30 minutes! You can always sneak in extra vegetables and top it with healthy toppings like guacamole or pico de galo instead of cheese and sour cream.
Chicken Zoodle Soup with Dill
Chicken Zoodle Soup with Dill – comforting and healing paleo and Whole30 chicken noodle soup recipe with zucchini noodles that has the most amazing broth! Dairy free, gluten free, grain free.
Fast & Simple Chicken and Green Bean Stir Fry for Clean Eating
Here’s a fast & simple new meal that does not skimp on flavor, to add into your weeknight, or food prep rotation
Slow Cooker Potato Soup
This Slow Cooker Potato Soup is a lightened up version of a classic creamy potato soup! You’d never guess it is packed with veggies!
Easy Roasted Tomato Soup Recipe
This Easy Roasted Tomato Soup is MUCH better than the can and couldn’t be simpler — perfect for fresh garden tomatoes and herbs! A healthy gluten-free and vegetarian meal with dairy free and vegan options.
Parmesan Roasted Carrots
You will fall in love with these Parmesan Roasted Carrots. They are a sure fire way to get the kids and grown-ups to eat their vegetables!
They are super easy to do and you are going to find yourself making them over and over again too.
Easy Low Carb Crustless Quiche Recipe (Keto Approved)
Quiche recipes are versatile as well as easy, and most of them are liked by kids even if you stuff spinach or broccoli. What more you can ask from a recipe, which can be served for breakfast, lunch or dinner or as snacks too. On top of that you can meal prep them because they are freezer friendly too.
Egg Roll in a Bowl with Creamy Chili Sauce (Whole30, Low Carb, Keto, Paleo)
Confused? Well, egg roll in bowl is an amazing recipe which tastes exactly like egg roll only without the egg roll wrap. Try this innovative recipe, which is also very popular on pinterest.
Clean Eating Skillet Meatloaf Recipe
This skillet meatloaf is perfect for one or two people. Its easy to make and goes perfectly with all traditional meatloaf sides as mashed potatoes. Yum!
Protein crepes - Low Carb + Keto + Gluten free
Protein crepes are healthy low carb high protein gluten free breakfast crepes made of 3 simple ingredients. A sweet clean eating recipe perfect for breakfast or post work out.
Vegetable Egg & Toast Cups Recipe
Would you love to make your kids eat more veggies? Then this is the recipe for you, simple yet powerful. Your kids will have fun eating these. Using bread as the base, makes it close to usual breakfast recipe but presented in a different way. This vegetarian recipe can be turned to a meat lover’s with a sprinkle of bacon or sausage.
Low Carb Keto Breakfast Burrito Bowl Recipe [Paleo]
Craving a breakfast burrito? Skip the tortilla and enjoy all the flavors in a low carb burrito bowl. (Dairy free, Gluten Free, Plaeo, and Keto approved)
Vegan Protein Breakfast | Breakfast Bowl!
Easy and quick low carb high protein breakfast bowl perfect for busy mornings, kids might not like this recipe but you’ll surely do.
How To Cook Brussels Sprouts Recipe in Alfredo Sauce - Natasha's Kitchen
Brussels Sprouts in a creamy parmesan garlic alfredo sauce topped with crispy bacon is our favorite way to eat brussels sprouts. A quick and easy holiday-worthy side dish that comes together in one-pan!
How To Make Creamy Shrimp Alfredo Pasta - Natasha's Kitchen
A must try creamy shrimp Alfredo pasta! It is surprisingly easy to make and is ready in under 30 minutes. This Shrimp Fettuccine is a major comfort food.
Spicy Sausage Asparagus Quiche - The Only Quiche Recipe You'll Ever Need!
Every bite of this Sausage Asparagus Quiche is pure comfort. It is loaded with juicy sausage, eggs and wholesome feel-good ingredients. The asparagus and herbs balance the whole dish making it fresh and bright.
Triple Berry Smoothie Bowl - Eat Yourself Skinny
This Triple Berry Smoothie Bowl is creamy, delicious and super EASY to make with a variety of fun toppings and fresh fruit!
Tropical Green Smoothie Bowl
Make these for a perfect guilt-free way to start off your morning, who doesn’t want to wake up to a tropical oasis when they have the chance? You can serve them with eggs or whole wheat toast.
27 Keto Chocolate Treat Recipes
Delicious Low Carb, Keto Chocolate recipes. Keto chocolate smoothies, Keto chocolate treats and fat bombs. Many Keto Chocolate Savory recipes too, go crazy.
Keto Lasagna with Zucchini Noodles [Recipe]
Do you love lasagna? Well who does’t - what if I say you can cut the carbs out still make delicious lasagna with zucchini noodles! This recipe tastes amazing and best for those who are looking to cut carbs. Only 5 net carbs makes it a perfect Keto recipe. Even though the main ingredients are swapped with healthy alternatives, it didn’t taste like “diet” food or feel restrictive.
Healthy Sweet Potato Breakfast Bowls
These Healthy Sweet Potato Breakfast Bowls are super easy to make and topped with egg, black beans, and avocado. This recipe is ready in only 20 minutes!
5-Minute Mediterranean Bowl - Vegan Meal Prep Recipe
Easy simple vegan bowl recipe, clean easy protein rich lunch recipe.
Gluten-free Pumpkin Bread Recipe (low carb)
A gluten free pumpkin bread recipe made with coconut flour with a taste and texture like the real thing, except it’s low carb and completely sugar free!
Easy Paleo Keto Bread Recipe (VIDEO) - 5 Ingredients
If you want to know how to make the BEST keto bread recipe, this is it! It makes fluffy white paleo bread that's quick & easy. Just 5 basic ingredients!
Chipotle Inspired Vegan Burrito Bowl
A Chipotle inspired vegan burrito bowl that’s bursting with spices and flavor and is more delicious (and easier on the wallet!) than take-out!
Vegan Loaded Sweet Potato
The ultimate vegan loaded sweet potato – packed with kale, black beans, and topped off with a homemade green goddess dressing. Perfect for a quick and easy weeknight meal.
Easy Mediterranean Low Carb Broccoli Salad
This Mediterranean Low Carb Broccoli Salad is a super easy, healthy and protein packed side dish for dinner or a potluck! It’s made with Greek yogurt and you won’t even miss the mayo!
Mediterranean Grain Bowls Recipe with Lentils and Chickpeas
This Mediterranean Grain Bowls Recipe with lentils and chickpeas packs great flavors and some powerful nutrition. The perfect weeknight meal!
Cilantro Lime Chicken Recipe | The Mediterranean Dish
This “saucy” cilantro lime chicken takes on a delicious Mediterranean twist with a special spice mix and a zesty, garlicy sauce. Word to the wise, make every use of the tasty sauce!
Vegan Strawberry Crumble Cookies (Paleo, Keto Option)
Vegan strawberry crumble bars get a cookie makeover, and it couldn’t be any easier! Made with oatmeal, peanut butter and sweetened with banana, this easy recipe takes 20 minutes to make!
Keto Recipe - Cheesy Zucchini Boats
If you're looking for a new way to spice up zucchini on a ketogenic diet, you've come to the right place! We use zucchini as a flavor vessel, fill it with broccoli and chicken, then tip with cheese and bake. The outcome is just as delicious as you would think.
Keto Snacks Recipe: Crispy Cauliflower Cheese Bites
Keto snacks recipe is easy to make whenever you are need of a quick snack, they are filling, tasty low carb and Keto approved.
Cauliflower Mac and Cheese
While mac and cheese is usually prepared by baking it, this recipe takes an interesting take to first pan fry the cauli. Why? To keep it crunchy and well, fun. To further add to the crunchiness they have added pork rinds which make for a great combination and you never miss breadcrumbs.
Arugula Strawberry Salad with Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette
A quick and easy arugula strawberry salad with Meyer lemon vinaigrette that's paleo, keto, vegan, and Whole30 friendly. This simple salad combines your favorite spring flavors and takes less than 10 minutes to make.
Slow Cooker Chicken, Kale, and Sweet Potato Stew
Slow Cooker Chicken, Kale, and Sweet Potato Stew is packed with protein and veggies and is so easy to make with a short list of simple ingredients. Your new paleo, gluten-free, dairy-free, whole30, healthy go-to recipe!
Slow cooker balsamic chicken (+ video)
Slow cooker balsamic chicken is easy to prep with just a few ingredients for a simple weeknight dinner that has big flavor!
Slow Cooker New England Chicken Chowder
Creamylicious slow cooker New England chicken chowder is loaded with savory chicken, bacon, and veggie goodness all made in your crockpot for an easy, tasty dinner.
Skillet Chicken in Creamy Sun Dried Tomato Sauce
This tasty 30 minute skillet chicken in creamy sun dried tomato saucerecipe has bold and rich garlic, parmesan, and herb flavors that will leave you craving more!
Southwest Shrimp Salad Stuffed Avocados
These Southwest Shrimp Salad Stuffed Avocados are made with seasoned sautéed shrimp, fresh veggies, and a quick cilantro lime dressing. They’re healthy, and easy to whip up for lunch or dinner in just 15 minutes!
Easy White Chicken Lasagna with Spinach
White Chicken Lasagna with Spinach is the creamiest, dreamiest, cheesiest white lasagne you’ll ever have the pleasure of eating. Perfect for the family, dinner guests, or for keeping all to yourself.
Slow Cooker Chili
This classic Slow Cooker Chili recipe is my family's favorite easy, weeknight comfort food -- and it's full of lean protein, beans, veggies, and zesty seasonings! For a healthy dinner recipe that you can make ahead, there's just nothing better!
Slow Cooker Beef and Potato Stew
Hearty and flavourful, slow cooker beef and potato stew is chock-full of juicy, tender beef and savoury vegetables. Let your crockpot do the work and enjoy this tasty dinner with just 10 minutes of prep.
Keto Salad Recipes: 12 Easy and Delicious Vegetarian Salads
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35+ Amazing Low Carb and Keto Bread Recipes | Food, Health and You
Did someone told you you can’t eat bread on your low carb or keto diet? Well we beg to defy, try these 35 tasty Low Carb, gluten free Keto and Paleo bread recipes, thanks us later.
Awesome Ice Cream Recipes for Keto and Low Carb Diets | Food, Health and You
Ice creams are filled with sugar and other additives, try these homemade sugar free yet delicious ice cream recipes. They are all kids approved, so no worries in that department. They are not just treat, they are made with healthy ingredients.
Awesome Rare and Easy Keto Recipes for Cookies | Food, Health and You
These rare cookie recipes will beat the taste of originals, they taste better while being clean and healthy. Sugar free, gluten free and Keto approved cookie recipes.
13 Easy Low Carb and Keto Granola and Chocolate Bars Recipes
Easy to prepare Low Carb and Keto Granola and Chocolate Bars are the perfect start or finish to your day! Get a quick energy boost or just push away cravings with these delicious healthy bars and granolas recipes that are gluten-free, sugar-free, Keto and Low Carb approved.