Are You Ready to Adopt a Clean-Eating Lifestyle?


Notice we didn’t say diet in our headline. Clean eating isn’t a fad; it’s a whole new lifestyle. Clean Eating Magazine says the goal of the movement is to eat food in its natural state — or as close to that as you can get. There are a lot of misconceptions about clean eating, but it boils down to being healthier and more in touch with your food and where it comes from. Remember: A “clean food” should have no more than two ingredients.


The clean-eating lifestyle centers on eating five or six times a day. Your three meals and two snacks should have lean protein, fresh produce and a complex carb like whole grains — white flour, sugar, bread and pasta are off limits! You’re also going to want to drink more water to flush out your system — shoot for 2 liters per day.

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What’s Off Limits?

The movement also encourages the consumption of essential fatty acids, including walnuts to get your Omega-3s. And it prohibits the ingestion of foods that are high in trans and saturated fats, as well as anything fried or with a lot of sugar.

Instead, clean eating enthusiasts focus on food as a way to fuel your body and the meal as an experience that should be savored with friends and family. If you, too, believe that you should eat to live and not live to eat, Cooking Light shared 10 easy weeknight dinners to get you started.

Simple Meal

This recipe for Tenderloin Steaks with Red Onion Marmalade uses less than 10 ingredients, and the trimmed beef tenderloin steaks can easily be purchased from your local butcher. Broil them in your 3 Piece 10” 100% Ceramic Covered Non-Scratch Skillet Set, and sear to perfection. As the recipe suggests, pair with a vegetable, a complex carb and a glass of antioxidant-rich red wine to complete the meal.

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