Why Clean Eating Does Not Mean Boring Eating

Clean eating is growing more and more popular. It is more than just a fad diet, it has proven to be a sustainable way of eating. But what does it really mean to eat clean? And does a clean diet deprive you of eating tasty food forever? We investigate! yes First off, the official definition of clean eating is eliminating processed food and chemical additives from your diet. It is intimidating at first because so many foods are processed and choke full of preservatives, sugar, sodium and fat - even foods we wouldn't think of. The rule for choosing clean foods is if the ingredient list includes anything you can't pronounce, then it is not clean. Cutting out processed food means replacing junk with loads of veggies. Veggies will keep your body happy, your immune system thriving and your heart high-fucntioning. They will not add bulk to your waistline either! Clean eating also includes reducing alcohol intake and training your body not to fein for sugar and salt. But before you think that eating clean is a boring, bland option, check out these vivacious, delicious and clean meal ideas. Fennel and Spinach Salad with Shrimp and Balsamic Vinaigrette Screen Shot 2015-05-12 at 12.06.29 PM Spinach is a superfood which makes a perfect base for salad. Fennel adds crunch and it is slightly sweet. Shrimp is antioxidant rich and anti-inflammatory. This healthy salad has a bold, fresh taste to satisfy your taste buds. Lemon Chicken Kabobs Screen Shot 2015-05-12 at 11.58.21 AM Simple and oh-so-flavourful, chicken kabobs with the zest of lemon are the perfect summer barbecue meal for a clean eater! Seared Tuna Nicoise  Screen Shot 2015-05-12 at 12.06.08 PM Omega-3 filled, protein packed, heart healthy, ocean fresh tuna lightly seared with boiled eggs and fresh, colourful veggies? And you thought eating clean was boring! Got any delicious clean recipes to share with us? Let us know!    

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