Heres a quick guide to eating clean, starting with how to incorporate more greens into your diet.
Step 1: Start your morning with a simple green smoothie.
My go-to is a power greens mix of organic spinach, kale & chard, a vegan protein powder, avocado, ginger, some cucumber, frozen mango, a superfood greens powder + iced green tea and/or coconut water.
In this smoothie, you wont even know the greens are in there!
Step 2: Learn to prep & love salads.
Most people think of salads as boring...I beg to differ (or try to change your mind)
Start with a large bowl.
Add a mixture of spinach and arugula or kale (or just one of the 3).
Toss in some color like bell peppers, carrots, beets, or your favorite veggie.
Pick a lean protein like grilled chicken, salmon, or for vegetarians: chickpeas, black beans, or lentils.
Top with some extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar (simple as that!)
For a healthy fat, top with avocado.
Step 3: Add some leafy green vegetables to your dinner such as broccoli, brussels sprouts, asparagus, or bok choy – these veggies especially basically go with any entrée and are so quick to steam and saute to your liking!
Step 4: In between meals, sip on green tea
I LOVE this magical leaf. I drink about 1-2 cups a day for it's benefits and taste.
The best part? That afternoon slump doesn’t exist in my daily routine and my body is loaded with powerful antioxidants.
My newest treat is matcha green tea powder, which I make into a deliciously creamy dairy-free, protein-packed latte with some almond or coconut milk.
Adding more greens into your diet isn’t as hard as you may think! If you’d like more ideas or recipes for eating clean with greens, don’t hesitate to reach out.
Thanks for reading! I hope you have a green-filled rest of your week.