100 Clean Eating Recipes, The Best Tasting Recipes, Ever!

Delicious and Nutritious: 100 Clean Eating Recipes
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By Popular Health Staff

Clean Eating Recipes

Discover the best list of clean eating recipes for beginners that are kid friendly.

Quick to prepare and very popular on Pinterest! 100's of healthy homemade meals.

Easy and delicious, feel good easy recipes. Meals ready in 30 minutes or less!

Just say no to the overpriced, badly wilted store bought salad. And yes to simple clean eating lunch ideas you can make in minutes!

The recipes are made with real, whole food ingredients.

Eating clean becomes easier than ever when you pack make-ahead meals for the week.

The secret to having a healthy delicious meal that you can look forward to, is planning ahead.

With simple on-hand healthy food simple ingredients, you will be surprised at the wide variety of delicious options.

Pack meals for a busy day at work or school.

Forget boring meals. Show off your culinary talent that will make your coworkers or classmates jealous!

Dietary Type

  • Keto
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten free
  • Low carb
  • Dairy free
  • Paleo
Clean Eating Recipes
Clean Eating Recipes

Clean Eating Lifestyle

Eating "clean" is gaining popularity. But what does it actually mean? How is it good for your health?

Clean eating is a simple concept. Eating clean focuses on whole foods, or real foods.

Foods that are minimally processed, as close to their natural form as possible.

Multiple studies have shown that diets heavy on whole foods curb or prevent the following:

  • High blood pressure
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Cardiovascular disease

Plus, there's research linking diets high in fruits and veggies to:

  • Healthy weight management
  • Glowing skin and hair

What Are Common Processed Foods

  • Sugary breakfast cereals
  • Granola bars
  • Instant ramen
  • Flavoured nuts
  • Gelatinous fruit snacks
  • Canned fruit
  • Potato chips
  • Margarine
  • Cheese
  • Tinned vegetables
  • Store bought bread
  • Ketchup
  • Savoury snacks, such as crisps
  • Processed meats such as bacon and hot dogs
  • Frozen dinners
  • Soft drinks
  • White rice (go for brown or wild rice instead)
  • Fast food hamburgers
  • Foods with high fructose syrup
  • Store bought cookies, cake, muffins, and crackers
  • Pre-made condiments and salad dressings

What Makes Processed Foods UnHealthy

  1. Usually high in sugar and high fructose corn syrup
  2. Lead to excessive food consumption
  3. Contain artificial ingredients
  4. Often high in refined carbohydrates
  5. Low in nutrients
  6. Tend to be low in fiber
  7. Often high in trans fats or processed vegetable oils

Source: Authority Nutrition

Read 48 reasons avoid processed foods to learn more.

100 Clean Eating Recipes
100 Clean Eating Recipes

Clean Eating Resource

See below delicious healthy recipes for your convenience!

Breakfast Recipes

Clean Eating Recipes For Breakfast
Clean Eating Recipes For Breakfast

Recipes For Lunch & Dinner

Sure it’s easy to go out to a restaurant or grab convenience foods. However, with planning, you will be able to quickly prepare a healthy lunch and dinner from scratch. Use our compiled list of clean eating ideas.

Avoiding processed foods at dinnertime will end your day off on the right foot and move you closer to your health and fitness goals.

Popular Main And Side Dishes Ingredients

  • Chicken breasts
  • Butternut squash
  • Healthy fats
  • Brown rice
  • Green beans
  • Cauliflower rice
  • Chicken broth
  • Sausage
  • Roasted vegetables
  • Ground turkey
  • Sea salt and pepper
  • Balsamic vinegar
  • Lemon juice
  • Salmon
  • Olive oil
  • Spinach
  • Asparagus
  • Red pepper
  • Shrimp
  • Quinoa
  • Pasta
  • Steak
  • Pork
  • Zucchini

The following are very important to round out your meals.

Clean Eating Lunch
Clean Eating Lunch


Fresh vegetables are a no-brainer when it comes to clean eating. They can be enjoyed raw at dinnertime in a salad using olive oil or balsamic vinegar as a dressing.

Vegetables can be steamed or grilled and spiced up with some garlic or other seasonings.

Finally fresh vegetables can be paired with almost anything. Therefore dinnertime should always include a plate full of vegetables.


Grilling meat is a great way to bring out flavours without needing to add much seasoning (or extra calories).

In addition meats, such as chicken and fish, are just as delicious when baked.

Cheese a favourite, and can add savoury flavour to almost any dish. In addition, organic eggs are a very good source of high quality protein and vitamins.

Grains and Carbs

Whole grain pasta and rice can serve as a great starting point for dinner. There are literally thousands of pasta and rice dishes out there. They can all be adapted towards a clean eating lifestyle.

Lunch And Dinner Recipes

herbed quinoa garden veggie salad
herbed quinoa garden veggie salad
image source: pinchofyum.com
Asian Broccoli Salad
Asian Broccoli Salad
photo source: gimmesomeoven.com
Maple Glazed Chicken With Sweet Potatoes
Maple Glazed Chicken With Sweet Potatoes
image source: bhg.com
Baked Bell Pepper Tacos
Baked Bell Pepper Tacos
photo source: peasandcrayons.com
Kung Pao Chicken Meatballs
Kung Pao Chicken Meatballs
photo source: fitfoodiefinds.com

Dessert And Snack Recipes

Healthy Dessert
Healthy Dessert
Vegan Purple Sweet Potato Pie
Vegan Purple Sweet Potato Pie
photo source: theendlessmeal.com

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