How to eat clean

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

pan fried seabass

It's tough to know what to eat in order to maintain a nutritional diet day in, day out. The term 'eat clean' is bandied around like nobody's business but what does it actually mean? Getting enough of the right things in your meals is seriously important and plays arguably the most important role of living a healthy lifestyle. Exercise alone only has a certain level of effectiveness if you eat the wrong things. When fitness trainer Greg Johnson got in touch to give me a preview of his book Clean eating for busy people I knew this was exactly what I needed. I've been trying some of his recipes and have to say it's been fun. The first dish I tried was Seabass, sweet potato chilli mash and spinach. It was good!

Seabass, sweet potato chilli mash and spinach

Next up to try was Moroccan meatballs which I would never have labelled as 'diet' food, it was so tasty and filling. The meatballs recipe was nothing like any I've made before but they really worked and I'll definitely be knocking these up again.

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Somehow the sauce ended up a little watery on the plate but that is easy enough to fix.


Spicy pork

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The final main dish I tried was the guilt free shepherds pie. Although it bore little resemblance to a traditional shepherds pie, it was a super scrummy, hearty pie and using gluten free gravy was far nicer than the normal gravy - I don't want to go back.

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I’ve been on the lookout for proper filling tasty breakfasts so this banana and cinnamon omelette (yes I said omelette) jumped out at me. It's become an instant favourite and I like to make it at least once a week. Deeeeelicious. Don't knock it 'til you've tried it.

fried bananabanana omlettebanana and cinnamon omlette

I'm going to be making my way through some more of the recipes, especially the breakfasts and I can't believe that such healthy meals can be so tasty and filling. Thanks for showing me the light! Greg shares all his knowledge and experience with how to nourish your body to perform at it's best within this book, it does what it says on the tin, you don't need to be a cook to be able to make these meals. Easy, simple and tasty.


Thanks to Greg Johnson for letting me test run his book Clean eating for busy people

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