Kimchi is a traditional Korean dish, which is made by fermenting cabbage, red pepper, and other vegetables. Whether or not you can find this delicious Korean preparation, making it from scratch can often mean higher quality ingredients and a deeper appreciation for the food you eat. It's full of probiotics, which we recommend getting on a daily dose in supplements and in food sources.
Hummus is a food we usually associate with savory flavors like garlic or pepper. Dessert hummus, is a new concept spreading rapidly in popularity. While it may sound odd, it is shockingly delicious. We’ve whipped up a rich, cleanse-approved, brownie batter version for you to test out at home. The name does not lie - we felt like we were eating a decadent chocolate dessert while really filling up on nutrient-dense ingredients like chickpeas, avocado, and raw cacao.
Turmeric is one of our favorite spices to include in recipes. It’s been used for centuries in Ayurvedic medicine as an anti-inflammatory adaptogen. Turmeric is used for liver support, joint pain, arthritis, headaches, fighting any harmful invaders, and repairing any damage done to your body. Our Vanilla Daily Shake adds a great protein boost to these for an excellent post-workout snack!
These chewy, perfectly spiced cookies are a classic around the holidays. We've recreated the traditional recipe for a gingerbread recipe that is both delicious and 21-Day Clean Program approved! The spices are arguably the most important aspect of a great gingerbread recipe. Not only to the bring a burst of flavor to each bite, but they bring a host of benefits as well.
Pumpkin pie is a classic fall dessert, and these simple, healthy pumpkin bars will please any home chef. The crust is made from almonds, but still has the buttery, flaky appeal of any good pie. The filling has no processed sugar, letting the pumpkin filling and spices shine through. Cut into square bars, this dessert is easy to serve at parties, at the office, or after dinner for dessert. The best part? It's approved for the 21-Day Clean Program!
Have you tried this beautiful orange fruit before? A persimmon tastes like a hybrid between a plum and tomato and they originate from China. These nutritional powerhouses are anti-inflammatory and high in antioxidants. We've added even more anti-inflammatory value to this persimmon smoothie by adding turmeric. This is the perfect way to enjoy a fruit you might not be accustomed to, while changing up the nutrients you get in your morning shake.
We recently went through the reasons why you can't eat certain foods on the 21-Day Clean Program. This includes bananas. In spite of being a common smoothie ingredient, many people are allergic or sensitive to certain fruits and don't even know it. You can also become intolerant to bananas by consuming too many! So, I decided it was time to lower my sugar intake and omit bananas from my smoothies completely. I started to experiment and soon discovered that there is life without bananas ...
Be honest; how many times have you licked the bowl after popping a batch of chocolate chip cookies in the oven? Nearly all of us are guilty of stealing a spoonful of raw cookie dough even though we know we shouldn't. While the taste and texture are identical to chocolate chip cookie dough you would buy in a tub or a tube, this is a healthy alternative! It's vegan, gluten-free, and can easily be made to fit the cleanse diet or just for every day clean eating.
With Halloween just around the corner, every store is filling up with candy. Since most of these choices are made with processed sugar, vegetable oil, and poor quality dairy, we've opted for a homemade version of healthy Halloween candy. Plus it makes a great treat if you are maintaining the effects of a cleanse. This is a great option to offer kids (of all ages) at home Halloween parties!
This gluten-free bread recipe provides a loaf that has a soft flaky texture and is delicious eaten on its own! It also tastes great with almond butter, avocado and hummus, or any other toppings you prefer! It's the perfect bread replacement. This nut and seed bread is ideal on the elimination diet we use on the 21-Day Program, or just daily clean eating.