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Simple Tips for Eating Clean

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Is your New Year Resolutions to lose weight?  If so you may want to check out these Simple Tips for Eating Clean.
If you are new to clean eating I want to share with you some tips on getting started. The key to being successful with clean eating is planning and preparation. Use these tips to get started.
  • Check your pantry for processed and refined foods that are high in sugar and fat and get rid of them.
  • Plan to eat 6 small meals a day. This included breakfast, lunch, dinner and 3 small meals.
  • Before shopping at the grocery store plan your meals ahead of time with the list of ingredients needed.
  • When shopping at the grocery store shop around the perimeter to avoid the processed packaged foods in the center.
  • Prepare your meals for the week ahead of time. If you work make your lunches at night and if your limited on time try a crockpot meal.
  • Never go hungry. Always keep almonds or an apple in your bag for emergencies.
  • Eat every 2-3 hours.
Clean Food list
  • 100% Whole Wheat
  • Oatmeal
  • Quinoa
  • Brown Rice
  • Whole Wheat, Oat, Rice, Coconut, Almond, or Spelt Flour
  • Corn Tortillas
  • Whole Wheat or Rice Pasta
  • Sprouted Grains
  • Chicken
  • Fish
  • Eggs
  • Shellfish
  • Top round beef
  • Turkey
  • Tofu
  • Leafy greens. All vegetables
  • Lentils
  • Avocados
  • Apples, Berries, Organges and Bananas. All Fruits
  • Dried Fruit
  • Legumes
  • Almond Milk
  • Greek yogurt
  • Eggs
  • Cottage Cheese
  • Stevia in the raw
  • honey
  • pure maple syrup
  • Olive Oil
  • Coconut Oil
  • Sunflower Oil
  • Almonds
  • Cashews
  • Walnuts
  • All natural Peanut or Almond Butter
  • Seeds

Hopefully this will help you get started and serve as a guide for clean eating.  I also recommend The Eat-Clean Diet Cookbook by Tosca Rena for meal ideas and tips.

Start your morning off right with Clean Pumpkin Oatmeal

1/2 C Oatmeal
1/3 C 100% Pure Pumpkin Puree – This is a great post on how to make your own
1 tsp Cinnamon
1 tsp Pumpkin spice
1/2 C Almond Milk
1 tsp Honey
1 Tbsp Walnuts

Combine and stir all ingredients in microwave safe bowl. Cook for 1 minute. Pair oatmeal with scrambled eggs or egg whites.

This article is written byValerie Kirkland MPH – Valerie is a Group Fitness Instructor and Health and Fitness Blogger.  She stays busy by running around with my 2 year son and creating clean recipes for my family to enjoy.

Disclosure: We are not providing medical advice, please consult your physician with any questions.
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One Comment

  1. Thanks for all this great info. I love the food list. I have some of those foods on my list already but to add more is very helpful!!!

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