We love this wild rice bowl as a warm, cozy dinner, or prepared ahead of time as a nutrient-dense work lunch. The sweet, balsamic roasted sweet potatoes are perfectly balanced by the bright, citrusy kale, and rounded out with the nutty, warm wild rice. We suggest making a big batch - this dish will disappear quickly!
Leafy greens are some of the most nourishing and healing foods for our bodies. From green drinks to juices and smoothies, leafy greens and green vegetables are powerful and inexpensive sources of major nutrition: they are rich in magnesium, iron, calcium, vitamin K, vitamin C, fiber, folic acid, and potassium, as well as an array of phytochemicals such as beta-carotene, zeaxanthin, cryptoxanthin, and lutein. Greens contain almost every nutrient we require for optimal health.
Red cabbage is great for gut health; you can even buy or make your own fermented cabbage for additional digestive support. The insoluble fiber found in red cabbage promotes regularity and relieves symptoms of some gastrointestinal conditions. This red cabbage salad is perfect for a quick summer meal or add some protein for something heartier.
There are so many amazing green superfoods out there. They are readily available in various products on the market now, like protein powders, energy bars, greens powders and more. They can be very helpful in supplementing a healthy diet, bringing benefits to your lifestyle and general wellbeing. But you've probably wondered, what's really the difference between chlorella, spirulina, moringa, wheatgrass, barley grass, and chlorophyll?
Smoothies are a staple on the Clean Program cleanse, and a habit we recommend keeping well beyond your 21-day program with a morning Daily Shake. Starting your day with a smoothie is an excellent way of easing the body into digestion after your overnight fast, plus it gives you the hydration and nutrients you need to start the day. With warmer days, we love this pineapple cilantro smoothie for its tropical flavor and detoxifying qualities.
Adaptogens have long been used in eastern medicine, and we are finally seeing the popularization in western cultures as well. The belief is that adaptogens can help strengthen our ability to handle both physical and mental stressors. Adaptogenic plants are one way to help fight chronic stress and prevent the correlating symptoms, and we’ve chosen a reishi adaptogen for this delicious, chocolatey drink.
Here at Clean, we believe in using supplements as a support tool. Eating plenty of organic produce and whole foods, moving your body regularly, and practicing stress management should remain the bread and butter to finding optimal health. If you are practicing these daily healthy habits and want to boost your results, supplementation can be a great next step. Collagen protein is one supplement we've talked about before and can easily be added to your morning Daily Shake.
Many of us have come to expect a comforting cup of coffee each morning. It's a habit that may lure us out of bed with the promise of instant energy but can result in a crash later in the day. During your 21-Day Cleanse you may experience coffee withdrawal initially, but after the first week, you'll likely notice a new, consistent energy from morning to night. Giving up coffee doesn't have to mean giving up a tasty morning drink. We've created this iced turmeric latte, perfect for any time of the day.
By now you have probably heard of it. You’ve made a golden milk latte, added turmeric to your Daily Shake, or maybe even spotted it in your newest face mask. What is turmeric and why is it in every health product made these days? Turmeric benefits are comprehensive, and most are due to its active compound, curcumin.
Foods that increase metabolism are high on our cleanse shopping list. As the weather gets warmer, our desire to lose that excess belly fat becomes stronger. We have chosen two proven foods that increase metabolism to include as part of our new all-organic antioxidant blend found in our 21-Day Cleanse.