Clean eating · Mindful Eating · Real Food

How to eat clean(ish) at your 4th of July BBQ

What do you always eat at your traditional 4th of July BBQ? I always think of burgers with the classic white bread bun covered in sesame seeds, the rest of the plate covered in chips and goopy “salads” that don’t actually include any greens but do include Jello. So how do you make clean eating and your 4th of July celebration be besties?

Clean eating · Desserts · Recipes

Blueberry Spinach Oatmeal Bars

Blueberry Spinach Oatmeal Bars Yep, I said spinach. In dessert. I love making these to hand out when I’m teaching a class, especially to kids/teenagers. I have them grab one to munch on before I get started. Then halfway through my presentation when they are grabbing seconds, I get to the part where I’m telling… Continue reading Blueberry Spinach Oatmeal Bars

Clean eating · Real Food · Recipes · Unprocessed Food

Green Goddess Salad Dressing

Now, I know that ranch is the king of salad dressings. People┬álove it on salads, of course, but I also know people who won’t eat a vegetable unless it’s dipped in ranch, and of course, even their pizza needs a good dunking as well. So you may think I’m wrong when I tell you that… Continue reading Green Goddess Salad Dressing

Clean eating · Healthy Habits Challenge · Unprocessed Food

Quinoa Sweet Potato Bowl

When you are cutting processed foods, there are two main tactics. First, you can take the things you already eat and try to convert them to clean eating, unprocessed versions. This can be very effective sometimes, and other times the results can be… questionable. Thankfully in this recipe I’m giving you an awesome dressing that… Continue reading Quinoa Sweet Potato Bowl