These 6 pure protein powders skip the chemicals, preservatives and artificial sweeteners without skimping on taste.
Soak beans overnight. Drain, rinse well and boil with fresh water until soft throughout. Use cooked beans as is, or use onion, garlic and spices to add layers of flavor as we did with our spiced refried bean recipe below. Use it as a delicious base for protein-packed burritos, taco salads, grain bowls, dips and sloppy Joes.
A zesty maple Dijon sauce tops this protein-packed skillet meal that’s loaded with good-for-you kale and studded with cranberries for a pop of tart-sweetness.
Humble chicken breasts are dressed up by fragrant spices, and deliciously roasted Brussels sprouts, grapes and chickpeas. The CE team was absolutely wowed by the sweet and smoky flavor combination of this dish – who knew Brussels sprouts and grapes would go so perfectly together?
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.
Chia seeds are loaded with healthy omega fats, antioxidants, dietary fiber and protein. Oats are high in manganese and fiber plus they contain a type of fiber called beta-glucan, which has been shown to help regulate cholesterol levels. To top it off, cinnamon is helpful for blood sugar control, so you can add an extra dash, if desired.
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.
Sweet, rich and creamy bananas are a great source of fiber, minerals (such as potassium) and vitamins. Additionally, carrots are soaring with vitamin A and are known for their supply of the antioxidant beta-carotene. These orange root veggies are also filled with numerous other antioxidants and nutrients.
With less than 300 calories, this classic casual cake is ready for everyday indulgence.
If you’ve ever stared gaping at the open fridge as the clock clicks 10 pm, there’s a solid reason why.
There's nothing ho-hum about this satisfying pasta dish layered with flavor thanks to a mix of basil, feta and eggplant and tomatoes bathed in a sweet-spicy marinade.
This simple roasted lemon chicken dinner leaves you with plenty of delicious leftovers!
Inspired by the Danish smørrebrød (pronounced smuhr-broht), an open-faced sandwich, we layered creamy shrimp salad over crisp lettuce, roasted beets and whole-grain rye bread. Pickled onions add a sweet and crunchy punch.
Chapati is a type of unleavened bread common in South Asia. Prepare the dough first and let it rest while preparing the curry. The chapati cooks quickly, so finish it just before serving the meal.
These lean beef meatballs get topped with an exotic-tasting tomato sauce that features pomegranate molasses for a subtle tang and depth of flavor. Puréed cauliflower is a lighter, less-starchy stand-in for mashed potatoes. Garnish with additional cilantro springs.
En papillote is French for “in parchment” – a classic technique that holds in moisture and cooks food by the steam created inside the packet.
With sweet, salty and spicy notes, our healthier version of this classic dish has all the punch without excess salt and sugar. Once you start stir-frying, everything cooks quickly, so measure and chop all the ingredients before you heat the oil. To increase the heat, add up to 1 tbsp red chile paste.