Is It Time for a Cleanse?

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While the colder winter months are usually associated with lethargy, a lack of sunshine, and an increase on calorie-dense processed foods, winter can be a wonderful time to reflect, rest, and support our bodies natural cleansing process to boost our immune system.

To get you into the cleansing spirit, we want to remind you why regularly scheduling a 21-Day Clean Program  is an essential habit for lasting health in the new year. Just as the seasons change, returning to the simple health principles of Clean each year helps create a foundation for optimal health.

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Topics: inflammation, digestion, elimination, detox, cleanse, Clean Program

This Festive Gingerbread Smoothie Tastes Amazing

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Fall is a season filled with holiday-inspired treats like rich pumpkin bars and spiced gingerbread cookies. We love taking classic dishes and turning them into healthy recipes that will satisfy cravings. This smoothie takes all of the flavors we love about gingerbread cookies and turns them into a nutritious smoothie you can have whenever you want!

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Topics: Clean Program, Clean Eats, smoothies

This Magic Superfood Pie Is Perfect for Your Next Party

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Boasting ingredients like spirulina, matcha, and cacao, this superfood pie has the nutrient density of a big, leafy green salad. This dessert is rich in flavor but free of dairy, gluten, and processed sugar. It's simple to make, so you'll likely find yourself repeating this recipe all year long. Use this recipe when trying to make healthier holiday swaps!

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Topics: clean diet, Clean Eats, Clean Program, vegan, dessert, matcha

These Loaded Sweet Potatoes Are Vegan and Delicious

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Loaded sweet potatoes sound like the ultimate, indulgent comfort food. Usually piled high with ingredients like sour cream, bacon, and cheese, they may taste good, but it's better for our health to have a clean version. We've chosen sweet potatoes as the base for this vegan version, and with spice-rich veggies, heart-healthy oil, and garlic you'll get just as much flavor without the food coma.

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Topics: clean diet, Clean Eats, Clean Program, vegan, meal, lunch

Wild Rice and White Bean Stuffed Acorn Squash

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Why eat seasonal produce? When you eat seasonal food you absorb more vital nutrients from the soil it has grown in. Locally grown food has more flavor, because it was picked when ripe. Try buying your acorn squash from a local farmers market and see if you can taste the difference. This is perfect fall food, especially if you are looking to eat less meat or meat-free!

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Topics: clean diet, Clean Eats, Clean Program, vegan, meal, lunch

A Clean Black Forest Smoothie for Those Sweet Cravings

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Chocolate and cherry is a classic flavor combination. Often reserved for dessert, we decided to toss this dynamic duo in the blender for a decadent morning smoothie. Spoiler alert: there may be chocolate sauce involved.

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Topics: clean diet, Clean Eats, Clean Program, dessert, healthy fats, smoothies, chocolate, raw cacao

5 Easy Lifestyle Shifts to Boost Your Immunity for Fall

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The cold weather months can leave us vulnerable to increased colds and flu. A strong immune system more readily fights off invaders, leaving us with few to no symptoms, but if we are run down by stress overload, poor diets, or lack of quality sleep, our chances of getting sick increase. Luckily, in addition to your yearly 21-Day Cleanse, there are simple, daily steps you can take to boost your immunity, and help optimize your immune system's ability to kick out viruses and infections.

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Topics: Clean Life, Clean Program, Clean Rx, immunity, stress

Try This Easy-To-Make and Indulgent Salted Caramel Pudding

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Don't be fooled by the green color of this salted caramel pudding - it tastes as decadent and delicious as the sugar and dairy-laden versions we're all familiar with. While we love the flavor and texture of traditional salted caramel pudding, there are few benefits to the body, which is why we created this version. The coconut caramel adds the perfect flavor for a dessert you won't be able to put down. This is makes a great snack to counter those sugary cravings, even on the 21-Day Program!

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Topics: clean diet, Clean Eats, Clean Program, healthy fats, dessert

Ayurveda 101

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Most of us are familiar by now with golden milk, the benefits of turmeric, and several other recipes stemming from Ayurveda. But what is it really? Ayurveda literally means “the science of life” (Ayur = life, Veda = science or knowledge. It is an ancient holistic healing science over 5,000 years old focusing on all areas of health, including diet, lifestyle, exercise, digestion, detoxification, sleep, and the mind. Achieving balance on all levels of being, not just eating a healthy diet, represents vibrant health. 

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Topics: Clean Life, Clean Program, Clean Rx, Functional Medicine, ayurveda

This Macrobiotic Bowl Checks All the Boxes

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The macrobiotic movement is about not so much about adhering to one specific and unchanging diet, and more about learning how different foods affect you and consciously choosing, preparing, and eating meals that fit your needs as they shift over time – similar to the philosophy of the 21-Day Clean Program

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Topics: clean diet, Clean Eats, Clean Program, meal, lunch