Posts Tagged ‘Clean eating’

Slow Cooker Taco Soup Recipe

Wednesday, December 28, 2016 @ 08:12 AM
posted by mrscaz

Here’s an easy, delicious and healthy recipe we could all use.

Ingredients:

taco-soup

  • 1 lb. ground turkey
  • 1-2 tbsp. oil
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes in juice (canned or fresh)
  • 4 cups beef or chicken broth ( I used beef)
  • 1 tbsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp. onion powder
  • 2 tbsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp. chili powder

Optional Toppings:

  • 1-2 cups corn (frozen is fine)
  • 1/2 cup favorite, clean salsa (watch the sodium!)
  • Chopped fresh cilantro
  • Chopped, fresh avocado
  • Chopped fresh onions
  • Grated cheese
  • Sliced black olives

Directions:

This recipe and image are courtesy of The Gracious Pantry!

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Perfect Christmas Treat! Peanut ButterFat Bombs (Healthy Fats)

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 @ 08:12 AM
posted by mrscaz

Peanut Butter Fat Bombs are taking the internet by storm, and for good reason…Healthy fats are all the rage! Let’s get these babies going…

Ingredients: clean-eating-peanut-butter-fat-bombs-pin

  • 1/2 cup virgin coconut oil, in liquid state
  • 1/4 cup clean peanut butter
  • 1 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • Pure liquid stevia to taste
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract

Directions:

These are also “clean eating” talk about bonus!

The above image and recipe are courtesy of TheGraciousPantry.com

 

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Peanut Brittle (Homemade – Eat it or Gift it)

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 @ 08:12 AM
posted by mrscaz

This recipe is delicious and also “clean eating“…you can adjust the ingredients if you are not a clean eater, but I advise you to try it as intended. :)  Delicious.

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. roasted, lightly salted peanuts
  • 3 cups honey
  • 3/4 cup grass-fed butter
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tbsp. pure vanilla extract

Directions:

  • Prep your freezer so you have a place to place your cookie sheet. Remember, the bottom will be hot.
  • For the simple and complete instructions – CLICK HERE!

This can be eaten and enjoyed at home, in your pj’s  with some hot cocoa or gift it!

This recipe and image are courtesy of the amazing – TheGraciousPantry.com

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Homemade Popcorn Seasoning Gifts!

Monday, December 12, 2016 @ 08:12 AM
posted by mrscaz

This is a perfect homemade gift idea for those of you who love to give handmade gifts!

BARBECUE POPCORN SEASONING

INGREDIENTS: popcorn-season

  • 2 tbsp. smoked paprika (regular paprika is not the same)
  • 2 tbsp. garlic powder
  • 2 tbsp. onion powder
  • 1 tbsp. powdered sucanat (I powdered mine in my Ninja blender)
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. fine salt

SPICY CURRY POPCORN SEASONING

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 tbsp. curry powder
  • 2 tbsp. garam masala
  • 2 tbsp. garlic powder
  • 2 tbsp. onion powder
  • 1 tsp. fine salt

MEXICAN POPCORN SEASONING

INGREDIENTS: pop

  • 2 tbsp. ground cumin
  • 2 tbsp. onion powder
  • 2 tbsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 1 tsp. fine salt
  • 1/4 tsp. powdered sucanat (optional)

HERBAL POPCORN SEASONING
(Best served with some parmesan cheese sprinkled on too)

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 tbsp. celery seed
  • 2 tbsp. dried parsley
  • 2 tbsp. garlic powder
  • 2 tbsp. onion powder
  • 1 tsp. turmeric
  • 1 tsp. fine salt

DIRECTIONS:

Enjoy!

This recipe and image are courtesy of TheGraciousPantry.com

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Energy Ball Snowmen!

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 @ 08:12 AM
posted by mrscaz

Everything we eat during the Holidays doesn’t have to increase our pant size…and these little snowmen are the perfect snack to give us energy for shopping, wrapping, baking, mommy(ing) and hitting the gym.

Needed Tools: snowman

  • A good food processor.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups raw cashews
  • 1 cup medjool dates, pitted and packed tight
  • 1/2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 1/4 cups mini chocolate chips (for eyes)
  • 2 baby carrots (for nose)

Directions:

The above recipe and image are courtesy of TheGraciousPantry.com

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Chocolate “Oreo” Cookies – Homemade

Friday, December 2, 2016 @ 08:12 AM
posted by mrscaz

Not only are these delicious, but…they are clean, yes that’s right, clean eating Chocolate “Oreo” Cookies! Wait, did I mention how easy they are to make?…

 

Clean Eating Chocolate “Oreo” Cookies:

(Makes 16 cookies or 8 sandwiches)

Cookie Ingredients: death-by-chocolate-cookies-v-11

  • 8 ounces slivered almonds made into almond flour
  • 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/3 cups honey or maple syrup (I used maple syrup)
  • 1/3 cup solid coconut oil or organic butter (I used coconut oil)
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Filling Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup solid coconut oil or butter
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoons pure vanilla extract

Directions:

For the simple to follow directions, click here!

Enjoy these without guilt!

This recipe and image are courtesy of the amazing thegraciouspantry.com

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Plum and Raisin Chicken – (Fall Recipe)

Monday, November 14, 2016 @ 08:11 AM
posted by mrscaz

This Plum and Raisin Chicken recipe is another that I’ve found that is delicious and clean eating!

(Makes approximately 9 1/2 cups)

Ingredients: plum-raisin-chicken-v-1

  • 4 raw, boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 8 oz. each)
  • 2 large plums, sliced thin
  • 1 cup golden raisins
  • 1 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 (15 ounce) can light coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • Salt to taste

Directions:

Click here for the easy to follow directions.

This recipe and image are sole property of The Gracious Pantry!

 

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Fire Pit Thyme And Apple Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Friday, November 4, 2016 @ 08:11 AM
posted by mrscaz

I  found a website with tons of amazing recipes, not only are they delicious but….they are also “clean eating”. That’s right. Take a look at this one:

Clean Eating Fire Pit Thyme And Apple Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Ingredients: thyme-apple-grilled-cheese-sandwich-v

  • 2 slices clean bread
  • 1 large apple
  • 3 to 6 (hand-sliced) slices cheddar cheese
  • 1 pinch dried thyme
  • 1 pinch garlic powder

CLICK HERE for the directions! (You will not be disappointed)

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Impressive Clean Eating Recipe – Graveyard Dirt Cupcakes

Monday, October 31, 2016 @ 08:10 AM
posted by mrscaz

I stumbled upon this recipe and I have to say that I am impressed with not only the fact that it’s “clean eating” but, also delicious and great for anyone, the kids will never know.

Clean Eating Graveyard Dirt Cupcakes Recipe

CUPCAKE INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 cups whole wheat pastry flour graveyard-dirt-cupcakes-v
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tbsp. pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 cup apple sauce
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup safflower or grape seed oil (any light flavored oil will work)
  • 1 whole, large egg
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 2 tsp. pure vanilla extract

CLICK HERE FOR INSTRUCTIONS!

The above recipe and image are courtesy and sole property of the amazing thegraciouspantry.com

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