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What’s the deal with maple syrup?

By Clean Eating Online /

Which maple syrup is best? I absolutely love maple syrup! I’m talking about REAL maple syrup, not the gross pancake syrup you’ll find in most diners and various chain restaurants. So what’s the difference? More importantly, why is the real stuff so expensive? Pancake syrup is not real maple syrup. It contains corn syrup, liquid […]

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Cranberry Turkey Lettuce Wraps

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Like getting a wonderful dose of Thanksgiving without all the work! Serves 4 Ingredients: 8 large lettuce leaves 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 2 cups shredded cooked chicken or turkey 1 apple, cored and chopped 1/3 cup dried cranberries 3 green onions, sliced thin 1 tsp cumin 1 (14-16 oz can) whole cranberry sauce […]

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A Guide to Clean Eating, Gluten Free and Paleo….

By Clean Eating Online /

Are you considering eating clean but not sure what that really means? What about gluten free and paleo diets? There is quite a bit of information out there regarding what is considered clean, paleo and gluten free and not all of it is accurate. While these three eating styles contain a lot of the same […]

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Moving and the Challenge of Eating Clean….

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Sometimes certain situations arise that really make eating healthy quite challenging. Recently I experienced one of these challenges when we moved out household. The move itself wasn’t really difficult. It was in the same city, just a different house. What complicated things was that we had a few days between the time our new place […]

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Nasty Food of the Week

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  Brownies!!! Yummy!!! This is the brand I used to buy before I discovered clean eating. I suppose my rationale was, “Hey, it’s Ghiradelli so it must be a quality product.” Ummm…no. Here are a few of the ingredients: Enriched wheat flour: All “enriched” means is that it has been processed and all the nutrients […]

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When eating clean is a bad idea…

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    Are you eating healthy because of fear? Eating clean is an absolutely wonderful way of life. Except when it isn’t. Eating clean because you’re afraid you’ll get cancer or some other life changing disease if you don’t is not a great approach. You should want to eat clean because you love it and […]

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Nasty Food of the Week – Yogurt

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          Ahhhhhh….yogurt. Yogurt is a fantastic, healthy, product which can certainly be a part of your clean eating diet. Yogurt, especially Greek yogurt, is rich in calcium and protein. One 7 oz. container of FAGE low fat plain Greek yogurt has 150 calories, 20 grams of protein, 8 grams of carbs […]

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Nasty Food of the Week – Saltines

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Back by popular demand – Nasty Food of the Week! I really enjoy writing these articles so I’m happy that you all like them so much too. It makes me happy to help to others to be more healthy.

Do you know who DOESN’T care about your health? Food manufacturers! Take the product below, for example.

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Nasty Food of the Week – Cheese Balls

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  Okay, I realize this one is sort of obvious but I was truly inspired by these glowing balls of cheese. (In a weird sort of way.) I always have such mixed emotions when I see a product like this on the store shelves. I feel horrified and amused at the same time. Amused because […]

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Nasty Food of the Week – Cereal Bars

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  I used to eat these all the time for breakfast before I discovered clean eating. I thought they were a healthy alternative to cereal. Check out the LOOOOOOONG list of ingredients on these “healthy” cereal bars: Scary! As you probably already know, the longer the list of ingredients, the more processed the food is […]

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