How to Make Any Recipe a Clean Eating Recipe (almost)

clean eating recipe conversion

I know you have been thinking how can I still eat my favorite dishes and still have them be clean? It is not as hard as you might think. You may just need a little more planning time to make sure you have everything on hand. If you have already converted your pantry to a clean eating pantry and you have a well established clean eating fridge, it is not difficult to still have your favorite dishes. No More White Stuff Just because a recipe calls for white flour doesn’t mean you cannot substitute whole wheat flour. I like to use a combination of half […]

Award Winning Creamy White Chicken Chili Recipe

Winning Creamy White Chicken Chili 1

This is the best creamy white chicken chili recipe ever. This chili was in a chili cook off. I won first prize and beat out all the competition. Yes, it is really that good. My husband can’t wait for it to get cold and begs me to make this white chicken chili recipe for him. It really does not take that long to make. Award Winning Creamy White Chicken Chili Ingredients: 1 lb chicken cubed (white meat is the best) 1 Med onion 1 Tablespoon oil 2 Cans navy beans 2 4oz cans of green chilis (we used fresh hatch chilis) 2 cups chicken stock […]

Fresh and Easy Homemade Salsa Recipe

Fresh Easy Homemade Salsa Recipe

Fresh homemade salsa is so easy to make. I may never buy store bought salsa again. This is even way cheaper than store bought salsa. Living in Texas salsa is a pantry staple in our house. It can be used as a dip with chips, added to eggs or added to just about anything. Once you try this you will want to add it to just about anything. Ingredients for Easy Homemade Salsa Recipe 4 Tomatoes 1 Medium Onion 2 Cloves Garlic 1 Lime (juiced about 2 Tablespoons) 1/4 cup Cilantro Blender Directions on how to make easy Homemade Salsa 1. Cut the tomatoes and […]

Easy Homemade Whole Wheat Tortillas

Fresh whole wheat homemade tortillas recipe

Hot, fresh homemade whole wheat tortillas are just heaven. If you have never eaten a warm fresh tortilla, you are missing a little piece of heaven. There are very few ingredients needed to make homemade whole wheat tortillas. You may be surprised at the ingredients when you read the labels on the store bought ones. I wanted to find a cleaner version to make for my family. These healthy tortillas are made with just four ingredients for clean eating. Ingredients for Homemade Whole Wheat Tortillas: 2 1/2 cups whole wheat flour (I use half whole wheat and half whole wheat pastry flour) 1/2 cup oil […]

20 Easy Clean Snacks for Clean Eating

20 clean eating snacks

To be successful with clean eating, it is good to have clean snacks and meals ready to go. I find it is easier to prepare snacks on Saturday and Sunday to have them ready to go for the week. It makes it easy to have ready to options for the kids and for me to grab and go. Once you have a clean eating fridge and have created a clean eating pantry it is easier to have ready to go snacks at your fingertips. 20 Easy Clean Snacks for Clean Eating 1. Nuts or Spiced Nuts 2. Dried Fruit 3. Fresh Fruit (cut up and in the fridge) […]

Easy Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

Easy Butternut squash soup recipe

Finally it is starting to feel like fall here in Texas. Fall means open season for soup. This butternut squash soup is so easy to prepare. This is perfect to make during the fall when butternut squash is in season. Try this soup for a meatless meal option during the week. A budget saver and a time saver meal idea. Quick and Easy Butternut Squash Soup Ingredients for Butternut Squash Soup 2 lbs Butternut squash Puree (Easy Butternut Squash in a slow cooker) 3 cups Chicken Stock (Easy Homemade Chicken Stock) 1/2 cup Cream 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg (just a small dash) 1 teaspoon Thyme (more […]

Clean Eating Challenge: 31 Days of Eating Real Food

31 day clean eating challenge guide

I hope you are ready for this clean eating challenge of eating real food. Clean Eating is about eating real, natural food not processed food. Being able to read a label on a product and all the ingredients are made with food and not additional chemicals and additives or contain items you cannot pronounce. Get back to eating food not processed junk.   Why Start Clean Eating Eating real food is like getting back to basics of cooking for your family. This is food just like (great) grandma use to make. All natural whole food with out adding chemicals and additives to make it look […]

Must Have Tailgating Essentials

Game Day Essentials 2

Thank you to Sam’s Club for sponsoring today’s post and helping me get ready for tailgating this Football Season. All thoughts and opinions on tailgating are my own. I can tell when football season hits my house. The TV is on just about every college and NFL game all week long. I have a few teams I enjoy watching, but my husband will watch any game that has a football in it. There is something about watching football and craving all those tailgating favorite foods. You can get all the tailgating essential for this football season at Sam’s Club. Tailgating Essentials With three kids, it […]

Easy Dinner Idea from Manwich {faster than takeout}

easy dinner idea faster than take out

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Manwich for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. If you are a busy mom like me, you don’t always have time to make dinner. With after school practices, games, and lessons, sometimes there is not enough time to make a big meal. For those nights I need to make something fast and try to get a well rounded meal. Manwich is a great solution to those super busy nights. Eating Dinner as a Family Is Important We chose to make Manwich sliders for Easy Weeknight Meals. These are perfect for my little guy to […]