Kale ya’ Dig It?! Eat More Green, Save More Green

Celebrate Earth Day every day by learning how to be green in the kitchen. You might just save some green $ in the process! • Did you know? That landfills are the second largest human-related source of dangerous methane gas in the United States. Yuck! • Did you know? That food waste accounts for 25% of methane…

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Avocado Angel Eggs

Here’s a fun recipe you can make for your Easter Sunday Brunch! I call them Avocado Angel Eggs and they’ve got yummy avocado in them. Give ’em a try! But before you do, I’ve got one quick avocado health fact for you: Avocado is loaded with heart-healthy monounsaturated fatty acids. In fact, 77% of the…

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Is Vinegar or Tap Water an Effective Produce Wash? A Ph.D.’s Perspective

Dr. Shawki Ibrahim, Ph.D.   On a seemingly regular basis, the news shares the traumatic effects of food borne illness on human lives and the companies impacted, as recently took place with Chipotle. Perhaps a more publicized case, but the fact remains, there are regular bacteria-related recalls of produce that go under the radar that…

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Run Your Kitchen Like A Boss

Imagine if we all managed our home life like our work.  We’d have things scheduled out and planned for a week in advance, making sure we were well prepared so the boss didn’t catch us off guard. At home, you’re the boss, right, so who are you accountable to?  YOURSELF!  You’re the Boss! If you…

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Mediterranean Cauliflower Couscous with Grilled Tarragon and Lemon Shrimp

This is a grain-free dish and a great way to get more veggies into your plate. Just make sure to wash all your produce with Eat Cleaner Fruit + Vegetable Wash first.  Watch me whip up this sumptuous dish on Periscope!   Mediterranean Cauliflower Couscous with Grilled Tarragon and Lemon Shrimp Ingredients: Small head of…

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Balsamic and Dijon Grilled Wild Salmon

The star of our featured recipe is the salmon and it’s not just any other salmon, but a wild-caught salmon. Very much different from a farm-raised salmon. Is there a difference? Let’s dive in! Huge heart healthy benefits to Omega-3’s found in fatty fish such as salmon, mackerel, and sardines have been shown in studies…

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Jump into the FitLife Challenge for #NationalNutritionMonth starting March 1st

Jump into the FitLife Challenge for #NationalNutritionMonth starting March 1st   Here at Eat Cleaner’s HQ we’re excited to be rolling out The FitLife Challenge (#FitLifeChallenge) in celebration of National Nutrition Month! National Nutrition Month takes place annually each March and is a nationwide nutrition education and information campaign focuses attention on the importance of…

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Luscious Lemon Rosemary Chicken

Luscious Lemon Rosemary Chicken Serves 4 This is a standby dish in my house because it’s so easy to pull together and packs a ton of flavor.  Grilling the lemon makes a big difference! Pair it with a nice salad and some grilled asparagus and you’re golden.   Ingredients: 4 organic boneless chicken breasts 4…

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Koodles (Kohlrabi Noodles) with Mushroom and Ricotta Bolognese

The Weight Loss Benefits of Kohlrabi Kohlrabi is one of the best vegetables for people who are looking to slim down. Kohlrabi is very low in calories and it contains practically no fat at all! Moreover, high amounts of vitamin C in kohlrabi enhance your body’s fat burning capabilities during your intensive workout. Researchers from…

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Asian Kohlrabi Noodle “Koodle” Salad with Spicy Peanut Dressing

  This dish is inspired by one of my favorite salads, made with Vietnamese rice noodles. Substituting Kohlrabi noodles (I call them “koodles”) makes them that much more nutrient dense, perfect light lunch or dinner. Add grilled organic tofu, chicken or pork to up the protein factor. Below are a few benefits of eating kohlrabi:…

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A Heart Healthy Meal for Valentine’s Day

I was recently invited to FOX5 San Diego morning news to prepare heart-healthy meals in time for Valentine’s Day. A delicious and sumptuous meal, filled with good-for-the-heart fresh ingredients, was easy for me make because we have tons of ingredients which can keep your heart pumping – and get the heart of the object of your eye racing.  You know…

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What They Won’t Tell You

I don’t usually get deep into food politics here, but I want to make you all aware of this because I’m fed up. Sorry, not sorry, for the rant. There are lots of products that are passing through our food supply chain and processes we are not aware of which are absolutely toxic. And do…

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French Green Bean Coconut Curry Clay Pot

RECIPE SERVES 4-6 Ingredients: 1 Tablespoon grapeseed oil ó cup yellow onion 3 cloves garlic 1ó Tablespoons red curry paste 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated 1 13.6 oz can unsweetened coconut milk 1 ó cup vegetable broth ó teaspoon ground black pepper 1 teaspoon Himalayan sea salt 2 cups French green beans, washed and trimmed…

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How to Host a Healthy, Food Safe Holiday Season

Turkey?  Check.  Fixin’s?  Check. Centerpiece?  Check. Salmonella?  Let’s keep that one off the menu. On Thanksgiving, being the perfect host or hostess is not just about a beautiful table or delicious food.  Above all, it’s about keeping your family and friends food safe, because you don’t want to be remembered as the one who sent…

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Pumpkin Spice Protein Smoothie

The decadent taste of pumpkin pie paired with Greek yogurt and your choice of milk is sure to give you a fresh, satisfying taste of FALL!!! *Here’s a Fit Foodie tip:  If you are using fresh pumpkin, store some in the freezer to enjoy this delicious treat all year round!  If you are using canned…

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Roasted Butternut Squash with Cranberries & Feta

I love this dish! So savory with just the right amount of sweet to satisfy everyone’s taste buds.  This is the perfect side dish to compliment your Thanksgiving dinner, but can also be enjoyed year-round!! Plus, it’s gluten-free!! Ingredients:  1 large butternut squash, washed with Eat Cleaner Fruit & Vegetable Wash, peeled + chopped 1…

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Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

Next time you are in the mood to impress your guests, try this side dish for size! It’s so delicious and follows my K.I.S.S. method in the kitchen – KEEP IT SUPER SIMPLE!      Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus Recipe Serves 4-8 Ingredients: 12-24 asparagus spears 6 Prosciutto Slices Coconut Oil for cooking Instructions: Wash asparagus with…

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#MeatlessMonday Heirloom Tomato Flatbreads

Make them with your kids, make them with your spouse/significant other, make them with your friends – whoever you make these with,  bring them back to the table together tonight! These flatbreads are super easy to make and fun for kids of all ages! Teach them young by bringing them in the kitchen with you…

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Basil Cashew Cream Sauce

Tired of plain ole’ chicken or veggies? Mix it up this week and add a beautiful, delicious, and super good-for-you sauce to spruce up your dish! BASIL CASHEW CREAM SAUCE Enough sauce for 2 chicken breasts or 2 cups cooked veggies. Ingredients: 1/2 cup raw unsalted whole cashews 1/4 Cup unsweetened coconut milk 1/4 Cup…

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Fit Foodie Salmon Burgers

Always opt for wild caught salmon for optimal Omegas…and of course, wash those veggies with Eat Cleaner Fruit & Vegetable Wash. Recipe Serves: 3 Ingredients: 1 lb      Wild salmon 1/4 cup Fresh Basil 1/4 tsp  Black Pepper 1/4 large  Red onion 1 large Egg white 1 tbsp   your favorite Hot pepper sauce 3  Angelic Bakehouse Sprouted burger…

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Washing Produce with Eat Cleaner vs. Vinegar

Why do we prefer Eat Cleaner Fruit & Vegetable Wash to wash and clean your produce over vinegar???  Eat Cleaner Fruit & Vegetable Wash & Wipes are LAB PROVEN to remove up to 99.9% of bacteria, pesticide residue and wax from the surface of produce in less than 2 minutes, while vinegar is inconclusive with…

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Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Red Bell Pepper and Turkey Bacon

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Red Bell Pepper and Turkey Bacon                Brussels sprouts are the star of this flavorful dish, and the smoky crispness of turkey bacon, baked to reduce fat and calories but still retain flavor.  I use uncured bacon to reduce exposure to harmful chemicals.  I also…

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