Eating Clean FREE Quick start Guide

Paleo German Pancake

I’ve been getting multiple questions in my email or on instagram about “Where do I go to learn about eating clean?” or “What is eating clean?” While there are many different variations on what people believe qualify as eating clean, for me it is as close to whole food that hasn’t been processed with added preservatives and chemicals. I created this QUICKSTART guide and put it in my ebook “Learn to Eat Clean in 3 Weeks” I wanted everyone to be able to have the guide so I am putting it here for you to download so you can keep it forever as a reference!

How to eat clean printable. Download HERE 

My “Learn to Eat Clean in 3 Weeks” ebook has over 30 recipes in it and a shopping list and calendar for you to follow. You can buy it HERE.

Sweet Beef Tacos & Le Creuset Giveaway

These sweet beef tacos are brought to you by Le Creuset. So these tacos turned out more amazing then I could have imagined, the meat is spicy, sweet and smokey which is pretty much the trifecta of perfection according to me. They are really easy to customize your specific diet needs, you could use lettuce wraps as your taco shell, or load everything on top of a sweet potato or load everything into a bowl. It was really simple to throw together the FIVE (yes, only five) ingredients into your le creuset Dutch oven and then reheat the meat in my brand new Le Creuset non-stick pan. I used it for the first time for this recipe and they surpassed all of my expectations, I kind of accidentally burnt some of the meat I was reheating but the burnt parts washed off with ease!

First we brown the beef chuck roast on all sides to sear in all the goodness. Next mix the salsa, maple syrup, green chilies and smoked paprika together and pour over the roast. Once it has been cooked shred meat and serve or save for later. Meanwhile slice up red peppers, yellow onion and start cooking in your pan. Chop up avocado, red cabbage, tomatoes and limes. For the dressing blend together avocado oil, lime juice, cilantro, rice vinegar and dates. Add the meat to the pan to crisp it up a bit and serve.

Like I said above, these Le Creuset pans are a dream, they are super heavy duty and slick, I barely had to use any oil for my peppers. So many of my readers ask me what kind of cooking pans I suggest and these are going to be my new favorite. They don’t flake like most other non-stick pans and get dangerous chemicals in your food. I’ll keep updating you all how they wear and tear after heavy use 😉 I’m guessing they will be good since it says it has a lifetime guarantee. Oh and did I mention they are oven safe??

Toppings of choice with Sweet Cilantro Dressing.

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Sweet Beef Tacos
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Cuisine: Mexican
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Serves: 8
 
Ingredients
  • 4 lbs Beef Chuck roast
  • 1 cup red salsa
  • 1 small can green roasted chilies
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup (or brown sugar or date syrup)
  • 4 oz avocado oil
  • 2 oz rice vinegar
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1 bunch cilantro
  • 3 pitted dates
  • Corn tortillas (or lettuce or sweet potato)
  • red cabbage
  • avocado
  • tomatoes
  • limes
  • red pepper
  • yellow onion
Instructions
  1. First we brown the beef chuck roast on all sides to sear in all the goodness. Next mix the salsa, maple syrup, green chilies and smoked paprika together and pour over the roast. Cook on medium heat for 6-8 hours in dutch oven depending on the size of your roast (mine was 4.5 lbs), shred meat and serve or save for later. Meanwhile slice up red peppers, yellow onion and start cooking in your pan. Chop up avocado, red cabbage, tomatoes and limes. For the dressing blend together avocado oil, lime juice, cilantro, rice vinegar and dates. Add the meat to the pan to crisp it up a bit and serve

 

Perfect Fall Coconut Apple Cake

Silver fern review

I was craving a healthy treat this beautiful fall afternoon so I whipped together this apple cake with fresh green roasted apple streusel and coconut maple glaze. It turned out so good and melted in my mouth! I used Silver Fern Brand Cinnamon Apple Muffin mix because it only has 1g of sugar! That is incredible! It’s such a healthier option. The ingredients that I added to it are all gluten free and dairy free so this treat is perfect for family members with food restrictions. I am lactose intolerant so the less dairy the better!

Silver fern reviews

Silver Fern reviews

Perfect Fall Coconut Apple Cake
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Serves: 10-12
 
Ingredients
  • CAKE
  • 1 pkg of Silver Fern Apple Cinnamon Muffins
  • 3 eggs
  • ½ cup apple sauce
  • APPLE STREUSEL
  • 1 Granny Smith apple diced
  • ⅓ cup gluten free quick oats
  • 2 tbsp butter or ghee
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice or apple pie spice
  • 1-2 tbsp maple syrup
  • COCONUT GLAZE
  • 1 cup canned coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp tapioca starch
Instructions
  1. First cut up apple and add to a frying pan and cook with butter on medium heat for 5 minutes add oats and syrup and cook the remained of baking time or until apples are soft.
  2. Mix all ingredients together for the apple cinnamon muffins using the recipe and instructions on the box. Pour into a greased 9x9 or 7x11 baking pan. Cook at 375 for 17-22 minutes until done.
  3. Meanwhile cook coconut milk and maple syrup in a sauce pan. When the cake is almost done cooking add 1 tsp (optional) of tapioca starch to thicken it up.
  4. Pour apple streusel over the top of the cake and lastly add the coconut glaze.

5 Best Sleep Tips

Getting Good Sleep

I don’t know about you but I need my SLEEP! If I don’t get enough sleep, I feel like a zombie throughout the day no mattter how much caffeine I drink. I wanted to share my 5 Best Sleep Tips sponsored by TUFT & NEEDLE and how I use these tips and have noticed a significant impact on the quality of my sleep.

  1. Exercise & Eat Healthy: This is the biggest thing that you can do that will directly affect your sleep. When I am eating loads of sugar my Anxiety goes up and it’s extremly difficult for me to fall asleep when I can’t stop overthinking things. If I start overthinking things and can’t fall asleep I have to resort to eating something or counting my breaths to stop thinking.
  2. Use the “Night Shift” function on your phone: 2 hours before going to bed I turn this function on my iphone which makes your screen more yellow than blue which is better for your eyes and doesn’t mess with your natural melatonin release. You can also install and app on your computer for this.
  3. Invest in a great mattress: I am embarrassed to say that my husband and I spent 10 years on the same mattress… the last year of its life was painful and I was waking up with back pain way too often. I contacted TUFT & NEEDLE because I found some amazing reviews online and I loved that they have affordable, high quality mattresses. So they shipped me the mattress (see below to watch the unboxing video) and to be completely honest I thought it was too firm for about the first month and then it slowly started to break in. I’ve had it for 3 months now and I LOVE it and love climbing into bed. (Don’t worry they have a 90 day return policy and they will come pick it up and donate it if you don’t like it).
  4. Train your children to sleep: If mama doesn’t get enough sleep then I’m not a nice mama! So sleep training my kids is actually doing them a huge favor not to mention they sleep well on their own the rest of their childhood. I love when they climb into my bed for snuggles around 7:30 am but I’m NOT okay with being woken up in the middle of the night for no reason other then they don’t know how to sooth themselves to sleep.
  5. Start winding down after your kids go to bed: For me this means NOT working for more then an hour or else I get going and can’t fall asleep for hours. Sometimes I take a bath, read a book or watch a show with my husband.

Best Sleep Tips

I hope that some of these tips can help you achieve better sleep! See the below video to watch the unboxing of my TUFT & NEEDLE mattress!