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Eating Hacks: Clean Eating Tips When You’re Away From Home

Eating Hacks: Clean Eating Tips When You’re Away From Home

Eating clean at home is relatively easy. You cook what you want to eat and, provided you have the right ingredients in your fridge and pantry, you shouldn’t be too tempted by takeout and fast food. Things get a little more complicated when you’re away from home.   When You’re Traveling One of the first things to do before you hit the road is to do your homework.  What options will you have on the road and once you arrive at your...

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Clean Eating 101:  Getting Started With Clean Eating

Clean Eating 101: Getting Started With Clean Eating

As mentioned previously, clean eating is not really a diet – it’s a way of eating.  In fact, it’s really a way of life. When you first get started eating clean, you have two options. You can go cold turkey and give up all the junk food, sugar, processed food etc. all at once.  For some that is the best approach.  The other option is to go for a more gradual change. There are advantages and disadvantages to each approach. Pick the one you think...

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Easy Substitutions For Your Processed Food Favorites

Easy Substitutions For Your Processed Food Favorites

Congratulations… you decided to “eat clean” but what happens when you’re doing well for a few days enjoying new recipes? Then you start to miss your favorite processed foods. Packing a lunch is hard when making sandwiches isn’t an option. And how are you supposed to go without your favorite pasta dish? Well, you’re in luck!  Fortunately there are tasty substitutions you can use so that you don’t feel like you’re missing out on anything.  Below...

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Clean Eating?  What’s Up With That?

Clean Eating? What’s Up With That?

As mentioned previously, clean eating is not really a diet – it’s a way of eating.  In fact, it’s really a way of life. When you first get started eating clean, you have two options. You can go cold turkey and give up all the junk food, sugar, processed food etc. all at once.  For some that is the best approach.  The other option is to go for a more gradual change. There are advantages and disadvantages to each approach. Pick the one you think...

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