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Clean Eating - oh it tastes so good!!

Saturday, September 22, 2012

I Googled clean eating menu plan and actually found a magazine called Clean Eating and they offer menu plans for every season. So I figured I'd give them a try. I'm trying to eat this way because I have so many food allergies and intolerances, and I am starting to pinpoint my most severe food allergy...it's potentially a food coloring or flavoring. So that means to be safe, I need to stay away from as much processed food as possible.

Anyway, this way of eating is not for everyone - it's time consuming and expensive. But the food tastes amazing. It's so fresh and flavorful.

Here's the menu I'm going to be doing next week. agilityfiles.cleaneating
mag.com/MEAL%20PLANNING/me
al%20plans/CE15MEALPLAN.pdf


The summer plan had a sweet & spicy fruit salad that I couldn't get enough of. I had my dietician look at the menus and she thought they were great and creative. If you want to give it a try, I do recommend it. My main tips would be to double-check quantities on the shopping list and maybe sub in some stuff. I went straight off the shopping list that comes with the meal plans and ended up buying a loaf of rye bread, a loaf of wheat bread, a bag of pita bread, and a bag of English Muffins, when I only needed one of each. The next week, I just subbed in pita bread for all the meals. Much cheaper!!
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RUNNER4LIFE08 9/26/2012 1:21PM

    Clean eating is the way to go in my eyes. The problem is... staying consistent. I will have to check out that website. Thanks for sharing!

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GIRLONFIRE1979 9/24/2012 10:46AM

    I will def check this out. I'm starting to see that term around everywhere.

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BEAUTIFUL8186 9/23/2012 1:19AM

    clean eating is the best and yummiest! You'll find you don't get sick as often either!

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SERENEART 9/22/2012 9:50PM

    I used to subscribe to that magazine.. I let my subscription lapse. I recently picked up the latest issue. They do have some budget friendly recipes.. I have tried a few of their recipes... They have always turned out great. I think I have tried more of their recipes, then I when I had a subscription to Eating Well.

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NANCYPAT1 9/22/2012 9:14PM

    Sounds like a really interesting approach. It also sounds like a reasonably healthy plan. I favor more natural and less processed foods anyway and always go with the IN SEASON foods. I will be interested to see how it works out over time.

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DLDROST 9/22/2012 9:09PM

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