Remember those packages of preservative-laden dehydrated noodles that you probably ditched when you started eating clean? The beauty of those packages was their simplicity – just add boiling water and eat. We’ve recreated the convenience with this layered noodle bowl with mushrooms, carrots, edamame and bok choy. Simply prepare the broth before leaving the house, store in a heat-proof container and pour over top when you're ready.
We love breakfast frittatas here at Clean Eating, but we know that time doesn’t always permit a leisurely morning meal. Enter these scrumptious Italian-style mini frittatas with tomatoes, chicken sausage, mozzarella and basil that are baked in a muffin tin for ultra-portability.
Peak-season asparagus is lightly grilled then tossed with arugula, roasted beets and strawberries in this colorful, warm-weather salad.
Roasted plantains and toasted coconut and macadamia nuts top this gloriously fresh tossed salad with creamy yogurt and saucy pineapple vinaigrette.
Black beans, corn, cheddar and crunchy tortilla chips are the hallmark ingredients of our killer Southwest salad. Serve it in a bowl, or layer it in a glass jar and take it to go.
This salad is inspired by an Israeli sandwich known as Sabich – containing fried eggplant, boiled eggs, chopped vegetables and tahini all stuffed into a pita. In our satisfying main dish salad, we’ve taken all those same ingredients but roasted the eggplant instead.
Eggs and arrowroot starch help hold these California-fresh patties together, while quinoa, scallions, lemon zest and dill give them flavor and a nutrition boost. If desired, set aside a few tablespoons of the homemade dressing to use as a dipping sauce or drizzle over the patties.
Coconut contains medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs) that can be helpful in preventing cancers and may have positive effects on on immunity.
Mustard greens have unique compounds that help support your body's ability to detoxify and help thwart the development of cancer cells.
Sardines are a health food in a can! Loaded with omega-3 fatty acids, sardines can improve mood, brain function, circulation and metabolism.
Clean up your risotto by replacing rice with cooked cauliflower. Rich in antioxidants and cancer-fighting properties, cauliflower risotto will become your new mealtime staple.
Store-bought granola usually contains a whack of refined sugar that takes your blood sugar on a roller-coaster ride. In our recipe, we eliminate the white stuff by making our granola from scratch using quinoa, oats, coconut and applesauce. Layered with fresh blueberries and a drizzle of maple syrup, it’s a gluten-free breakfast that’s easy to grab and go.
Crunchy radish, carrots, cabbage and bell pepper are combined with black rice and edamame for a vibrant and satisfying lunchtime salad. The best part is that you can pack it into a glass jar up to 5 days in advance – since the dressing only touches the heartiest vegetables, there is no risk of having a soggy salad!
If you’re in the habit of grabbing a hot egg sandwich on your way to work, this is the breakfast for you. Make these burritos in advance, then wrap them up and freeze. When you wake up in the morning, simply pop one in the oven to heat while you’re getting ready, then take it with you on the go – it’s genius!
Kofta are spiced meatballs traditionally made with beef or lamb. While pumpkin is not customary, we’ve added it here to provide maximum juiciness to lean ground chicken. Try serving our Middle Eastern chicken kofta with whole-wheat pitas, or, for a lower carb option, grilled eggplant slices.
A Portuguese specialty, piri piri are hot chiles that are blended into a pungent sauce. Here, we use them as a marinade for chicken thighs along with yogurt and a blend of spices. While yogurt is not traditional, it's a great substitute for oil in marinades such as this one. Try serving with grilled tomatoes and lemon wedges.
A classic reinvented, our Buffalo chicken tenders have a tasty, crispy coating that rivals your usual deep-fried variety. Our to-die-for dipping sauce is a cinch to put together, plus it adds pungent blue cheese flavor to every bite.
There's no need for serving plates or forks with this gooey chocolate and peanut butter dessert — simply serve these bites on a large platter and let guests dig in. The best part? You can make these in advance and store in the freezer until the day of your party.
Greek yogurt stands in for heavy cream to give this dish a rich and velvety texture. With a side of potatoes, artichokes and sweet bell pepper that's cooked along with the chicken, this dish will quickly become a family favorite in your home.
Winter squashes are rich in antioxidants (though their leafy green companions usually take all the credit). For a new take on an old standard, we shave long strips of butternut squash, which become toasted toppers for our clean pizza.
This Middle Eastern dish traditionally consists of eggs poached in a tomato-based broth. To further enhance your satisfaction, we've added artichoke hearts, roasted red peppers and potatoes, still keeping the total time at 40 minutes! Try it for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
To lighten up our tuna wraps, we say so long to whole-wheat tortillas and opt instead for vibrant collard green leaves. In addition to shaving off the gluten, the fiber-rich greens have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits.