Simple Clean Eating Recipes, 5 day Yummy Meal plan

When I shifted from ‘just’ cooking and eating to being deliberate and mindful about what I bought, cooked and at, I noticed some significant changes in my body as well as my family’s. Cooking Healthy meals don’t have to be hard.

In this article, I will show you some Simple Clean eating recipes that will help your body enjoy and benefit from what you eat.

Eating Clean promotes a healthy body however just that description ‘Clean Eating’ can get someone feeling overwhelmed. I know cos I’ve been there.

Its almost a case of where do I start from? You begin to audit what you have in the fridge, your pantry and then spend longer time while doing your groceries because you want to go back home with the healthy foods. Phew!

simple clean eating recipes

It doesn’t have to be that complicated, and I must admit just as it with getting used to other things so is this path of eating healthy.

With some little help here, you can ease yourself into this conscious eating lifestyle with this Simple clean eating recipes. For all you know, you do have healthy foods in your house right now, and all that’s left is knowing things you should or shouldn’t add so you can get the balance your body can benefit from.

So, to help you rolling like ‘you’ve got this,’ you will get a five day suggested healthy meals plan and Simple clean eating recipes for breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

If you follow these plan, you will not only feel relieved about the idea of Clean eating. Your body will enjoy the nourishment.

If you are a busy mom or want to minimize the time you spend in the kitchen, you can batch cook some of these Simple clean eating recipes, meaning you plan to cook once and eat twice.

Let’s start with the Suggested Plan followed by the Simple clean eating recipes.

5 Day Suggested Meal Plan

5 day suggested meal plan

Simple Clean eating recipes for Breakfast

1. Spinach Omelette with Salsa and Avocado

Serves 1

Ingredients:

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • sea salt and black pepper to taste
  • ¼ cup salsa
  • 1 avocado, sliced

Direction:

Crack two eggs into a small bowl and whisk. Next, place a saute pan over medium heat and add coconut oil. When the oil is melted, add the spinach.

Saute for about 3 minutes until the spinach is wilted, then add the whisked eggs. Season with sea salt and black pepper. Let the omelet sit in the hot pan for about 3 minutes until firm.

Then flip to the opposite side and turn off the flame. Allow the remaining heat in the pan to cook the omelet until the egg is no longer runny.

Serve the omelet on a plate topped with salsa and avocado.

2. Simple Smoothie

Serves 1

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1 1/2 cups non-dairy milk
  • 1/2 cup frozen mango
  • 1 tablespoon ground flax seeds
  • 1 avocado

Direction:

Add all the ingredients to a high-speed blender. Blend until smooth.

3. Peach Smoothie Bowl

Serves 1

Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup of water or pineapple juice
  •  ¼ cup orange juice
  • 1 ½ cups frozen peaches
  • 1 banana
  •  ½ cup blackberries
  •  ½ cup blueberries
  •  ¼ cup walnuts
  • 2 tablespoons hemp seeds
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Direction:

Add water or pineapple juice, orange juice, peaches and banana to a high-speed blender. Blend until smooth and serve in a bowl. Top with blackberries, blueberries, walnuts, hemp seeds, and honey before serving.

Simple Clean eating recipes for Lunch

1. Veggie Wrap (Gluten-Free)

Serves 1

Ingredients:

  • 1 brown rice wrap
  • ¼ cup hummus
  • ½ sliced bell pepper
  • ½ cup shredded carrot
  • 1 cup sprouts
  • ½ cup chopped cucumber

Direction:

Lay brown rice wrap onto a flat surface. Spread hummus over one side. Top with remaining veggies. Roll and serve.

2. Zucchini Noodles with Marinara Sauce

Serves 1

Ingredients:

  • 1 12-ounce package of pre-made zucchini noodles*
  • 1 cup marinara sauce
  • Choice of Protein
  • 1 chicken breast

OR

  • 1 cup canned kidney beans (drained and rinsed)

* Purchase pre-made zucchini noodles from Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, or other specialty grocery stores.

Direction:

Cook your zucchini noodles according to the package instructions. Top with marinara sauce. Toss until hot. Top with kidney beans or chicken breast.

If you are adding chicken breast, place the meat onto a pan with a tablespoon of coconut oil. Season with sea salt, black pepper, and Italian seasoning. Cover and let it cook for about 7 minutes. Next, turn to the chicken on the opposite side. Cover and cook for an additional 5 minutes. The chicken is done when the center is no longer pink.

3. Green Salad with Eggs and Honey Mustard Dressing

Serves 1

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups chopped romaine lettuce
  • 1 cucumber, chopped
  • 5 radishes, sliced
  • 2 scallions, chopped
  • 1 cup sprouts
  • 2 hard-boiled eggs
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • Sea salt and black pepper to taste

Direction:

Add romaine, cucumber, radishes, scallions, sprouts, and boiled eggs to a large salad bowl. In a separate small bowl, mix mustard, honey, garlic powder, sea salt, and black pepper. Mix with a fork and pour over your salad before serving.

Simple Clean eating recipes for Dinner

1. Simple Zen Bowl

Serves 2

Ingredients:

  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 mango
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic
  • sea salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 15-ounce can chickpeas, drained
  • 1 cup chopped bok choy
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds

Direction:

Add red pepper, mango, apple cider vinegar, garlic, sea salt, and black pepper in a high-speed blender until smooth. You may need to add some water to thin it out. Next, toss the chickpeas and blended dressing in a bowl and let it sit to the side.  Meanwhile, steam your bok choy for no longer than 3 minutes. Mix the bok choy in a bowl with raw spinach and let the spinach wilt. Top these greens with olive oil and salt. Finally, mix in the chickpeas and top with sesame seeds to serve.

2. Taco Salad Night

Serves 2

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 zucchini, chopped
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • sea salt and black pepper to taste
  • 4 cups chopped romaine lettuce
  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • ½ bunch cilantro, chopped
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • juice of 2 limes
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 2 cups organic blue corn chips (gluten-free), crushed

Direction:

Place a saute pan over medium heat. Add coconut oil. When the oil is melted, add zucchini and corn. Season with oregano, chili powder, sea salt, and black pepper. Saute for about 5 minutes and set to the side.

In a separate bowl, add chopped romaine, red onion, cilantro, tomatoes, lime juice, and avocado. Mix well and top with blue corn chips before serving.

3. Gluten Free Pasta and Sauce

Serves 2

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups cooked brown rice pasta
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • choice of protein
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • sea salt and black pepper to taste
  • 2 cups marinara sauce

Choice of Protein1 pound ground turkey or

1 15-ounce can of lentils

Direction:

Cook the brown rice pasta according to package instructions and set to the side. Next, take a sauté pan and place it over medium heat. Add either the ground turkey or lentils

If you are using ground turkey, add coconut oil to the pan along with the meat. Break up the meat in the pan and season with Italian seasoning, sea salt, and black pepper.

Continue to saute until the meat is brown. Add the marinara sauce and saute until hot. Turn off the heat and mix with pasta before serving. If you are using canned lentils, add coconut oil to the pan.

Next, drain and rinse the lentils, then add to the hot pan. Season with Italian seasoning, sea salt, and black pepper. Add the marinara sauce and stir until hot. Turn off the heat and mix with pasta before serving.

I hope you love this Simple clean eating recipes and feel some positive difference in your body, to help you navigate the market and buy healthy stuff for you and your family, get your ULTIMATE GUIDE TO SHOPPING FOR CLEAN FOOD  and if this whole concept of eating clean is something you really want to dive in to, I’ve got a crash course that will interest you. Remember you are what you eat so go for healthy options.

Be Healthy, be happy!

 

Funmi

Funmi is an Integrative Health Coach & A Functional Nutrition Educator. She is passionate about helping busy women discover ways to restore their Energy, Health & Well-being (their families' inclusive)

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