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A Healthy Heart is a Happy Heart

A Healthy Heart is a Happy Heart

  Heart disease is now the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States! The good news? It is also one of the most preventable. Making heart-healthy food and fitness choices as well as knowing your family health history and the risk factors for heart disease helps save lives from this often silent killer.   Along with Valentine’s Day, February marks American Heart Month, a great time to commit to a healthy lifestyle and make small changes that can lead to a lifetime of heart health. At Eat Cleaner we’re committed to leading heart-healthy lives...

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Stuffed Tomatoes with Kohlrabi and Squash Hash & Spicy Blender Salsa

Stuffed Tomatoes with Kohlrabi and Squash Hash & Spicy Blender Salsa

There’s nothing like a one pan meal to start the day off on the right foot and this one is sure to please. It’s packed with antioxidants, protein and lots of veggies using an awesome new blend from Bejo seed – with kohlrabi, butternut squash, sweet potatoes and yams. You can make it vegan by omitting the eggs and bacon and stuff it into a tomato for a gorgeous presentation. I made this at the recent PMA Food Service show to a group of hungry food service professionals. Brunch is served! Stuffed Tomatoes with Kohlrabi and Squash Hash & Spicy...

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The Fit Foodie's Savory Oven Fried Chicken

The Fit Foodie's Savory Oven Fried Chicken

You won’t miss the fat from your breasts, wings, legs, and thighs – your chicken’s either! Instead of breadcrumbs, we use whole grain pretzels! Savory Oven Fried Chicken Recipe Makes 4-6 Servings Ingredients: 3 pounds skinless chicken – breast, wings, legs, thighs – Cleaned with Eat Cleaner Seafood & Poultry Wash 2 cups buttermilk 1 tablespoon dijon mustard 1 1/2 cups whole grain pretzels 1 tsp cayenne pepper 1 tsp ground oregano 1 tablespoon onion powder 2 tablespoons black pepper 1 tsp sea salt Non-stick Cooking spray Instructions: Wash all chicken with Eat Cleaner Seafood & Poultry Wash, remove skin...

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Creamy Baked Mac & Cheese with Butternut Squash

Creamy Baked Mac & Cheese with Butternut Squash

Mac n’ Cheese is an all-American favorite and definitely at the top of my kids’ dinner list, but let’s be honest, who really wants to eat macaroni & cheese from a BOX with POWDERED CHEESE?!?! That’s not REAL FOOD!!! I am a huge advocate of feeding my family what they want, but also, rehabbing it to a more non-traditional dish that satisfies their little taste buds, while still giving them all of the nutrients they need to fuel their bodies! Creamy Baked Mac & Cheese with Butternut Squash Still an all-time favorite, but getting our fix with veggies, lowfat dairy,...

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