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Reinventing Leftovers

Reinventing Leftovers

Take your run-of-the-mill leftovers and make something exciting! Being a resourceful cook goes a long way in saving money at the grocery store. It can also help produce some surprisingly delicious...

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Thanksgiving Chopped Salad

Thanksgiving Chopped Salad

Thanksgiving is a day focused on delightfully rich food, so offering a light side dish is lovely. This chopped salad is the perfect addition to any holiday feast.   INGREDIENTS For the salad: 4 cups...

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Herbed Stuffing

Herbed Stuffing

  Stuffing is one of the top selected sides around Thanksgiving. Our Herbed Stuffing recipe is sure to have all your guests asking for second and third helpings of this timeless classic.  ...

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Healthy Holiday Habits

Healthy Holiday Habits

The holiday season is a time to eat, drink, and be merry. So, it can be challenging to stick with your normal nutrition and exercise habits. However, a little good intention goes a long way. If you...

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Pumpkin Pie Overnight Oats

Pumpkin Pie Overnight Oats

INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup Greek yogurt, plain 1 cup Clearly by Best Choice Milk 1/2 cup pumpkin purée 2 Tablespoons Clearly by Best Choice Maple Syrup 1 teaspoon Clearly by Best Choice Vanilla 1 cup...

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Unique Ways to Use Apples

Unique Ways to Use Apples

Fall is the best time to enjoy a crisp, ripe apple. They are loaded with vitamins, minerals, and fiber. One of the best qualities of apples might be their versatility. They can stand alone as a...

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Italian Style Meatballs

Italian Style Meatballs

INGREDIENTS 1 lb. ground beef 1 lb. ground pork 1/2 cup Clearly by Best Choice Gluten Free Italian Seasoned Bread Crumbs 1/2 cup fresh parmesan, grated 1/4 teaspoon Clearly by Best Choice Garlic...

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Why Choose Gluten-Free

Why Choose Gluten-Free

Trendy diets abound in America. Finding the right meal plan that is sustainable for your lifestyle is important. A gluten-free diet plan removes foods containing the protein found in wheat and...

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5 Different Ways to Use Chicken Thighs

5 Different Ways to Use Chicken Thighs

Chicken thighs often take a backseat to the boneless chicken breast. However, many cooks would argue that thighs are more flavorful and deserve their time to shine. Thighs are dark meat that is high...

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Roasted Carrots and Parsnips

Roasted Carrots and Parsnips

This colorful side dish is perfect any time of year. It is a nice addition to a summer cookout, while also being a healthy serving of veggies for a holiday meal.   INGREDIENTS:  5 medium size...

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Creamy Corn Dip

Creamy Corn Dip

INGREDIENTS  2 cans (15oz) Clearly by Best Choice Organic Whole Kernel Sweet Corn, drained 1 can (14.5oz) Clearly by Best Choice Organic Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes, drained 1/4 cup green onions,...

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5 Tips for Making a Healthy Lunch

5 Tips for Making a Healthy Lunch

The best lunch you can make is the one you will enjoy eating. It’s important to find nutritious foods that will energize you for the afternoon.  Some foods high in refined carbohydrates can actually...

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Zesty Summer Salad

Zesty Summer Salad

INGREDIENTS: 1 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced   2 avocados, seeded and cubed  1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice  2 cooked ears of corn  3 cups lettuce, chopped   Zest from one lemon  1/4 cup Clearly by Best...

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Why Choose Organic?

Why Choose Organic?

The best way to reduce exposure to chemicals, pesticides and hormones in food is to choose organic. For food to be USDA certified organic means that it was grown and processed according to federal...

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Gluten-Free Pesto Pasta Salad

Gluten-Free Pesto Pasta Salad

INGREDIENTS: 6 oz (half the box) Clearly Gluten Free Penne  1/2 cup pesto, fresh or jarred   2 cups fresh baby spinach, chopped   1/2 cup fresh mozzarella, cubed  1/2 cup cherry tomatoes,...

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Health Benefits of Staying Hydrated

Health Benefits of Staying Hydrated

We all know that drinking enough water is a good idea especially during the warm summer months. Hydration is a key component in delivering nutrients to cells, regulating body temperature and keeping...

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Chicken Salad with Blueberries & Nuts

Chicken Salad with Blueberries & Nuts

INGREDIENTS: 2 cups cooked chicken, chopped  1 cup fresh blueberries   1/2 cup Clearly by Best Choice Roasted Almonds, chopped  1/2 cup celery, thinly sliced  1/2 cup alfalfa sprouts (optional)  ...

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Healthy 4th of July Recipes

Healthy 4th of July Recipes

July 4th is a holiday all about tradition, family, friends and food! If you are planning a gathering for your loved ones here are some recipe ideas that keep health, quality and taste in mind. ...

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Summer Strawberry Muffins

Summer Strawberry Muffins

INGREDIENTS: 2 cups Clearly by Best Choice All Purpose Flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup (1stick) butter, soften 1 cup Clearly by Best Choice Granulated Sugar 2 large eggs 2...

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Cooking With Fruit

Cooking With Fruit

Cooked fruit is an excellent way to add nutrients and variety to your summer meals.  Poaching, grilling and making compotes are common ways to cook fruit. Many people also enjoy adding spice or...

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Summer Beef Kabobs

Summer Beef Kabobs

INGREDIENTS: 1/3 cup Clearly by Best Choice Organic Olive Oil   2 Tablespoons soy sauce  2 Tablespoons Clearly by Best Choice Organic Honey  1 Tablespoon white vinegar  1/4 teaspoon Clearly by Best...

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How to Use Fresh and Dried Coriander

How to Use Fresh and Dried Coriander

Fresh cilantro comes from the leaves of a coriander plant. Cilantro is used in a variety of dishes from Mexican to Asian cuisine.  The word “cilantro” is actually Spanish for “coriander leaves”. ...

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4 Cheesy Recipes for National Cheese Day

4 Cheesy Recipes for National Cheese Day

Celebrate National Cheese Day June 4 with these four cheesy recipes from our dietitian, Rebecca: Lemony Goat Cheese Dip Refried Bean & Cheese Dip Peachy Bacon & Brie Grilled Cheese Sauteed...

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Crunchy Ramen Noodle Salad

Crunchy Ramen Noodle Salad

INGREDIENTS:   2 (3oz) packages ramen noodles, any flavor – the seasoning package will not be used  1/2 cup Clearly by Best Choice Almonds, chopped   4 cups green cabbage, thinly sliced   5 green...

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Seasonal Fruits & Veggies

Seasonal Fruits & Veggies

The best way to maintain a grocery budget is to buy fresh produce when it’s in season and most plentiful. The other benefit that comes along with seasonal fruits and veggies is that they always...

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How to Use Chia Seeds

How to Use Chia Seeds

The small but mighty chia seed packs a big nutritional punch. They are well known for their high fiber content and healthy omega-3 fats. These tiny seeds also have a unique characteristic.  If you...

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Stuffed Poblano Peppers

Stuffed Poblano Peppers

INGREDIENTS:   4 large poblano peppers  1 Tablespoon Clearly by Best Choice Olive Oil   1 pound lean ground beef  1 packet Clearly by Best Choice Taco Seasoning  1 can (14.5oz) Clearly by Best...

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Beef and Broccoli Stir-Fry

Beef and Broccoli Stir-Fry

INGREDIENTS:  1 lb Round Steak or Flank Steak, cut into strips  4 cups broccoli florets  1 onion, sliced  3 cloves garlic, chopped  2 Tablespoons cornstarch, divided  2 Tablespoons water  1 teaspoon...

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Meal Planning Tips

Meal Planning Tips

It can be difficult to stay energized and creative in the kitchen. We fall into ruts, making the same meal and snacks on repeat. The hard part about meal planning is that it’s a very personal...

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Roasted Leeks with Parmesan

Roasted Leeks with Parmesan

INGREDIENTS: 2 large leeks  2 Tablespoons Clearly Organic Olive Oil  1/2 teaspoon salt  1/4 teaspoon Clearly Organic Ground Pepper  1/2 teaspoon Clearly Organic Garlic Powder  1/4 cup fresh...

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How to Cook with Leeks

Leeks are in the same family as chives, onions, shallots and garlic. How you prepare and cut this large green vegetable will vary depending on how you plan to cook them.  They have a surprisingly...

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Carrot Cake Baked Oatmeal

Carrot Cake Baked Oatmeal

INGREDIENTS:   2 cups Clearly by Best Choice Old Fashioned Rolled Oats 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoons Clearly by Best Choice Organic Cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 cups Clearly by Best...

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How to Spring Clean your Refrigerator

Cleaning the refrigerator is not typically part of our regular routine.  However, over time gooey jars or leaky packaging can create a mess in your frig. We all need a reason to remove the old food...

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Pork Tenderloin Marinade

Pork Tenderloin Marinade

INGREDIENTS:   1/2 cup Clearly by Best Choice Organic Olive Oil 1/4 cup Clearly by Best Choice Organic Worcestershire Sauce 1/4 cup soy sauce 2 Tablespoons Clearly by Best Choice Organic Brown Sugar...

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Different Ways to Use Steak Sauce

Steak sauce is a surprisingly versatile condiment. Most good steaks don’t need much help from a sauce.  However, many people find that flank steak or other lean meats like poultry and pork benefit...

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Different Ways to Use Quinoa

Different Ways to Use Quinoa

Quinoa is a superfood that can be enjoyed year-round in a variety of dishes. It is a fiber and nutrient rich food that’s naturally gluten-free. There are several varieties of quinoa. You might find...

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Chocolate Brownie Cookie

Chocolate Brownie Cookie

INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 cup Clearly by Best Choice Organic Sugar 1/2 cup butter, melted 3 Tablespoons canola oil 1 egg 2 teaspoons Clearly by Best Choice Organic Vanilla 1...

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Cherry Almond Chicken Salad

Cherry Almond Chicken Salad

INGREDIENTS:   2 cups diced or shredded chicken 1/2 cup dried cherries, chopped 1/3 cup celery, finely chopped 1/2 cup Clearly by Best Choice Organic Raw Almonds, chopped 1/2 cup avocado mayonnaise...

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Health Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet

Health Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet

Choosing a plant-based diet helps you gain essential nutrients that you can’t get from any other foods. You don’t have to be vegan or even a vegetarian to enjoy a plant-based lifestyle.  The goal is...

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Lemon Orzo Pasta Salad

Lemon Orzo Pasta Salad

INGREDIENTS:   1 cup dried orzo pasta  1/4 cup Clearly Organic Olive Oil   2 teaspoons Dijon mustard  1 teaspoon Clearly Organic Honey   1 teaspoon lemon zest  3 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice   1/2...

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How to Declutter your Pantry

How to Declutter your Pantry

Keeping your pantry clean and organized can help you find things easier, preventing food and money waste. Whether you have a small pantry or a large one it’s important to take time at least once a...

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Pressure Cooker Chicken Curry

Pressure Cooker Chicken Curry

INGREDIENTS:   2 Tablespoons Clearly Organic Coconut Oil  1 onion, chopped  1/2 teaspoon salt  1/4 teaspoon Clearly Organic Ground Pepper  2 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped  4 skinless chicken...

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Start Strong in 2022

Start Strong in 2022

After the busyness of the holidays, many people desire a fresh and healthy start to their daily routines. Setting wellness goals is a familiar habit for many Americans in January. A New Year’s...

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Citrus Salad with Champagne Vinaigrette

Citrus Salad with Champagne Vinaigrette

INGREDIENTS: Salad: 8 ounces of spring mix lettuce 2 oranges, peeled and cut into sections 1/2 cup Clearly Organic Pumpkin Seeds 1/2 cup Clearly Organic Almonds, chopped 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds 3...

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Cooking with Herbs and Spices

Cooking with Herbs and Spices

Using the right balance of spice unlocks the best flavor for any dish.  Cooking with fresh or dried herbs will make a substantial difference to the flavor and popularity of a meal. With a growing...

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Healthy Cranberry Orange Bread

Healthy Cranberry Orange Bread

INGREDIENTS:  1 cup Clearly Organic Oats, ground  1 cup all-purpose flour  1 Tablespoon Cleary Organic Milled Flaxseed   1 teaspoon baking soda   1 teaspoon baking powder   1 teaspoon Clearly...

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Eating Well for Mental Health

Eating Well for Mental Health

What we eat definitely affects our physical health, but it also impacts our mood and mental well-being. Research proves there is a connection between what we eat and how we feel. The right foods can...

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Harvest Turkey Wrap with Cranberry Mayo

Harvest Turkey Wrap with Cranberry Mayo

Put a fresh spin on your Thanksgiving leftovers! INGREDIENTS:  4 (10 inch) flour tortillas 2 cups cooked turkey 1 carrot, peeled and grated 1 cup baby spinach leaves, chopped   For the Cranberry...

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Tips for Eating Healthy During the Holidays

Tips for Eating Healthy During the Holidays

It’s pretty easy to overindulge during the holiday season. Social gatherings and family time can be filled with heavy entrees and delightful treats. However, if you want to stay on a path to...

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Health Benefits of an Air Fryer

Health Benefits of an Air Fryer

An air fryer offers the texture, taste and golden-brown crunch of a deep-fried favorite. Many people love air fryers because they help food achieve that familiar crunch and chewy center without all...

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Game Day Chicken Nachos

Game Day Chicken Nachos

This unique spin on nachos focuses on fresh ingredients and lime infused sour cream. The caramelized onions, cilantro and radishes pair together nicely for a healthy spin on a game day favorite.    ...

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Easy Lunch Ideas

Easy Lunch Ideas

Make a lunch you will actually look forward to eating. It’s easy to get stuck in a boring sandwich rut.  By finding the right combination of protein and vegetables you can easily make a delicious...

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Vegan Meatballs

Vegan Meatballs

INGREDIENTS: 1 can Clearly Organic kidney beans, drained and rinsed 1 Tablespoon Clearly Organic Olive Oil 1 small yellow onion, chopped 1/3 cup Clearly Organic Pumpkin seeds 2 teaspoons Clearly...

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4 Ways to Cook a Squash

4 Ways to Cook a Squash

Squash is a nutritious vegetable that comes in many different shapes and sizes. Winter squash varieties include butternut, acorn, spaghetti and buttercup. Most winter squash has a tough skin that...

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Pumpkin Spice Recipes

Pumpkin Spice Recipes

Fall is all about pumpkin spice! Try a few of our favorite recipes that feature pumpkin, spice and everything nice. Pumpkin Waffles Honey Pumpkin Bread Pumpkin Spice Baked Oatmeal Homemade Pumpkin...

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Classic Apple Crisp

Classic Apple Crisp

INGREDIENTS: 5 cups fresh apple slices 1/2 cup Clearly Organic Sugar 1 teaspoon Clearly Organic Cinnamon 1 teaspoon Clearly Organic Vanilla   Topping: 1/2 cup all purpose flour 1/3 cup Clearly...

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How to Make Canned Beans Taste Great

How to Make Canned Beans Taste Great

Beans are a versatile and nutrient dense plant-based protein. They’re often not recognized for their health benefits, but beans can help lower the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes. Each...

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Savory Quinoa Bowl

Savory Quinoa Bowl

INGREDIENTS:   1 Tablespoon Clearly Organic Olive Oil   1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced  1 cup spinach  1/4 teaspoon salt  1/8 teaspoon Clearly Organic Ground Pepper   1 cup cooked quinoa  2 large...

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How to Eat Healthy on a Budget

How to Eat Healthy on a Budget

Buying wholesome and nutritious food doesn’t have to cost more. With a few simple planning techniques and a well balanced grocery list, you can leave the store feeling motivated to prepare a cost...

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Pumpkin Waffles

Pumpkin Waffles

 INGREDIENTS:  2 cups all purpose flour  2 Tablespoons Clearly Organic Brown Sugar  1 teaspoon baking powder  1/2 teaspoon baking soda  1/4 teaspoon salt  2 teaspoons Clearly Organic Cinnamon   1/4...

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Almond Crunch Slaw with Sesame Dressing

Almond Crunch Slaw with Sesame Dressing

INGREDIENTS: Slaw: 2 cups green cabbage, finely shredded 1 cup purple cabbage, finely shredded 1 cup carrots, shredded or matchstick cut 1/4 cup green onion, sliced 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped...

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Health Benefits of Lean Protein

Health Benefits of Lean Protein

  The proteins within our bodies are what make up bones, cartilage, muscles, skin and our blood. Therefore, it is essential to continually supply ourselves with quality protein sources so we can...

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4 Tips to Get Moving

4 Tips to Get Moving

We’ve often heard that exercise should be part of our daily routine. The value of maintaining an exercise program can impact our physical well-being, mental health and improve our heart functioning....

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Gluten-Free Lemon Sugar Cookies

Gluten-Free Lemon Sugar Cookies

Ingredients: Cookies: 1 box Clearly Organic Gluten-Free Lemon Cupcake Mix 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 egg 1 teaspoon lemon zest   Lemon Frosting: 2 Tablespoons butter, softened 1 cup Clearly Organic...

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Easy Gazpacho

Easy Gazpacho

INGREDIENTS:  1/2 cup white onion, chopped 1/4 cup purple onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped 3/4 cup English cucumber, chopped 1/2 cup red pepper, seeded and chopped 1/2 cup yellow pepper,...

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6 Different Ways to Use Granola

6 Different Ways to Use Granola

Many people use granola as a breakfast food. It goes great atop yogurt or served with milk like cereal, but there are bountiful different ways to enjoy granola. Here are 6 unique ideas for how to...

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Italian Pasta Salad

Italian Pasta Salad

INGREDIENTS: 2 cups uncooked Clearly Organic Whole Wheat Rotini Pasta 2 cups cherry tomatoes, sliced 1/2 cup summer sausage or salami, cut into small cubes 1/2 cup fresh mozzarella pearls 1/2 cup...

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Tips for Planning a Festive Outdoor Barbecue

Tips for Planning a Festive Outdoor Barbecue

One of the many joys during summer is eating meals outside. Dinning in the fresh air can be a great way to have a large gathering with friends and family. Creating a festive outdoor environment for...

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Shrimp Tacos with Cilantro Lime Slaw

Shrimp Tacos with Cilantro Lime Slaw

1 lb Raw Large Shrimp, thawed 2 Tablespoons Clearly Organic Taco Seasoning 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 Tablespoon Clearly Organic Olive Oil 8 small tortillas, flour or corn Lime wedges, if desired For...

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Grilled Chicken Kabobs

Grilled Chicken Kabobs

Grilled Chicken Kabobs Servings: 4 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes Ingredients • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast, diced into 1 inch pieces • ¼ cup...

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Green Goddess Dressing

Green Goddess Dressing

Green Goddess Dressing Servings: 10 Prep Time: 8 minutes Cook Time: 0 minutes Total Time: 8 minutes Ingredients • 1/2 cut mint • 1/2 cup flat parsley • 1/2 cilantro • 1 teaspoon chives • 1/4 cup...

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Seasonal Fruit and Vegetables

Seasonal Fruit and Vegetables

The warm June sunshine brings an array of seasonal produce. Summer welcomes in a delightful crop of fruit like mangoes, berries, melons and apricots.  Seasonal fruit is more colorful, nutrient dense...

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Disease Fighting Foods

Disease Fighting Foods

Eating a well balanced diet is good for your physical and mental health. Certain foods pack such a nutritional punch that they can help ward off inflammation, heart disease and even the common...

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Strawberry Poke Cake

Strawberry Poke Cake

1 box Clearly Organic yellow cake mix (water, eggs and oil called for on the cake mix box) 1 box strawberry flavored gelatin 1 cup boiling water 2 cups heavy whipping cream 1/2 cup Clearly Organic...

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Hot Off the Grill

Hot Off the Grill

It’s time to break out the grill. No need to cook inside on a beautiful spring or summer day. More flavor can be brought out of meats and veggies when they are cooked on an open flame. During this...

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Keto Diet

Keto Diet

The most recent dieting trend is the ketogenic diet, or commonly known as the keto diet.  It is a low carbohydrate, adequate protein and higher fat meal plan. The goal of the keto diet is to have...

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Herbed Spring Pea Risotto

Herbed Spring Pea Risotto

1 cup shelled English Peas (or 1 cup frozen peas) 3 cups Clearly Organic Vegetable broth 2 Tablespoons Clearly Organic Olive Oil 1 small onion, chopped 1 cup Arborio rice Juice and zest of one lemon...

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Carrot Raisin Muffins

Carrot Raisin Muffins

3/4 cup Clearly Organic Raisins 2 cups carrot, peeled and shredded 1 cup all purpose flour 1 cup whole wheat flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons...

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Honey Chicken Stir Fry 

Honey Chicken Stir Fry 

2 Tablespoons canola oil, divided  1 cup carrots, peeled and thinly sliced 2 cups broccoli florets 1 cup bok choy, thinly sliced 1 pound boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1 inch pieces 3...

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Tips for Making a Great Stir Fry 

Tips for Making a Great Stir Fry 

Colorful stir fries are healthy, delicious and very customizable. They can be enjoyed year round with seasonal veggies and easy homemade sauces. Stir fries make a well balanced and practical...

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What’s a Flexitarian? 

What’s a Flexitarian? 

  The term flexitarian has been circulating around in our vocabulary in recent years. It comes from combining the words flexible and vegetarian. Signifying that people who follow these meal planning...

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Health Benefits of Vinegar

Health Benefits of Vinegar

Vinegar can be an essential ingredient in the kitchen. It’s useful for cooking as well as baking. Many professional chefs feel that vinegar is the key ingredient in salad dressings and marinades. ...

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Maple Gingerbread Cookies  

Maple Gingerbread Cookies  

  INGREDIENTS: 3 cups all-purpose flour  1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder  1/2 teaspoon baking soda  1/4 teaspoon salt  1 Tablespoon Clearly Organic Ground Ginger   2 teaspoons Cleary Organic Ground...

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Healthy Holiday Choices

Healthy Holiday Choices

Part of enjoying a fulfilling holiday season is making choices that encourage and uplift your spirits. As you celebrate this year keep a few of these healthy choices in mind. Enjoy your favorite...

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Top Four Favorite Cupcakes

Top Four Favorite Cupcakes

A cupcake has been a trendy dessert for several years. The variations are nearly endless. In honor of National Cupcake Day on December 12, we’ve compiled a few of our favorite cupcake recipes....

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Pepper Jack Stuffed Chicken

Pepper Jack Stuffed Chicken

Clearly partnered with Best Choice to offer a more comforting weeknight dinner. This cheesy stuffed chicken breast is the ultimate comfort plate to add to your regular weeknight meals. Pair with...

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Health Tips for 2021

Health Tips for 2021

A new year can bring about a fresh start for your health and wellness journey. Many people had extra time in 2020 to ponder their daily fitness and eating habits. Starting the new year off right can...

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Classic Organic Chili

Classic Organic Chili

INGREDIENTS 1 organic yellow onion, chopped 1/2 cup organic yellow pepper, chopped 1/2 cup organic orange pepper, chopped 2 Tablespoons Clearly Organic Olive Oil 2 cloves organic garlic, minced 1...

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Benefits of Using a Pressure Cooker

Benefits of Using a Pressure Cooker

  The new rage in kitchen appliances is an electric pressure cooker. Compared to other methods of cooking like steaming and boiling, pressure cooking can help save time while also retaining more of...

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Benefits of Using a Pressure Cooker

Benefits of Using a Pressure Cooker

  The new rage in kitchen appliances is an electric pressure cooker. Compared to other methods of cooking like steaming and boiling, pressure cooking can help save time while also retaining more of...

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Classic Organic Chili

Classic Organic Chili

INGREDIENTS 1 organic yellow onion, chopped 1/2 cup organic yellow pepper, chopped 1/2 cup organic orange pepper, chopped 2 Tablespoons Clearly Organic Olive Oil 2 cloves organic garlic, minced 1...

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Health Tips for 2021

A new year can bring about a fresh start for your health and wellness journey. Many people had extra time in 2020 to ponder their daily fitness and eating habits. Starting the new year off right can...

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Pepper Jack Stuffed Chicken

Pepper Jack Stuffed Chicken

Clearly partnered with Best Choice to offer a more comforting weeknight dinner. This cheesy stuffed chicken breast is the ultimate comfort plate to add to your regular weeknight meals. Pair with...

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Top Four Favorite Cupcakes

Top Four Favorite Cupcakes

A cupcake has been a trendy dessert for several years. The variations are nearly endless. In honor of National Cupcake Day on December 12, we’ve compiled a few of our favorite cupcake recipes....

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Healthy Holiday Choices

Healthy Holiday Choices

Part of enjoying a fulfilling holiday season is making choices that encourage and uplift your spirits. As you celebrate this year keep a few of these healthy choices in mind. Enjoy your favorite...

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Maple Gingerbread Cookies  

Maple Gingerbread Cookies  

  INGREDIENTS: 3 cups all-purpose flour  1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder  1/2 teaspoon baking soda  1/4 teaspoon salt  1 Tablespoon Clearly Organic Ground Ginger   2 teaspoons Cleary Organic Ground...

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Health Benefits of Vinegar

Health Benefits of Vinegar

Vinegar can be an essential ingredient in the kitchen. It’s useful for cooking as well as baking. Many professional chefs feel that vinegar is the key ingredient in salad dressings and marinades. ...

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Vegan Curried Stew 

Vegan Curried Stew 

This plant-based meal is hearty and healthy. The mix of cauliflower, potatoes, and carrots provides a wide variety of nutrients while the array of spices gives abundant flavor and beneficial...

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Prepare your pantry

Prepare your pantry

Being prepared for extra time at home is wise during this season of life. However, it’s very different than hoarding or excessive impulse buying. The U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds us...

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Cashew Chicken

Cashew Chicken

  INGREDIENTS: 1 lb boneless skinless chicken, diced  1/2 teaspoon salt  1/2 teaspoon Clearly Organic Ground Pepper  2 Tablespoons corn starch  3 Tablespoons Clearly Organic Olive Oil  2 cups...

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3 Tips for Making Vegetables Taste Great

3 Tips for Making Vegetables Taste Great

Getting the necessary 2-3 cups of veggies per day can be difficult to achieve for many people. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) only 10% of American adults actually...

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Autumn Quinoa Salad 

Autumn Quinoa Salad 

    INGREDIENTS: 3 cups butternut squash, cubes  1 Tablespoon Clearly Organic Olive Oil  1/2 teaspoon salt  1/2 teaspoon Clearly Organic Ground Pepper  2 cups cooked Clearly Organic Quinoa  1/3 cup...

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Easy Homemade Pumpkin Soup

Easy Homemade Pumpkin Soup

INGREDIENTS: 2 Tablespoons Clearly Organic Olive Oil 1 large yellow onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 (15 oz) can pumpkin purée 1/2 teaspoon Clearly Organic Thyme Leaves 1/2 teaspoon Clearly...

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What to Eat in October?

What to Eat in October?

When crisp cool air sets in it’s time to start shifting your meal plan to the comforting and delicious foods of autumn. Pumpkins and apples might come to mind when you think of seasonal fall...

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Honey Pumpkin Bread

Honey Pumpkin Bread

 A sure sign of fall is pumpkin bread. This delightful treat is made with wholesome ingredients so it offers a healthful spin on festive fall food.   INGREDIENTS:  1...

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Shakshuka

Shakshuka

Download the recipe card INGREDIENTS: 3 tablespoons Clearly Organic extra-virgin olive oil 1 large yellow onion thinly sliced 1 large red bell pepper thinly sliced 1 teaspoon Clearly Organic Pink...

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Quick Quinoa Risotto

Quick Quinoa Risotto

Download Recipe Card Ingredients 1/2 cup zucchini, chopped 1/2 cup eggplant, chopped 2 medium-sized tomatoes 1 cup Clearly quinoa, cooked 1/3 cup Clearly Black beans 1/3 cup Clearly corn 1 cup ...

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Tips for Making the Perfect Quesadilla

Tips for Making the Perfect Quesadilla

  Make a restaurant-quality quesadilla right in the comfort of your own kitchen. There’s something we all love about a simple delicious meal with only a few ingredients. Quesadillas also...

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Health Benefits of Coffee 

Health Benefits of Coffee 

  Is coffee good for you? This question is routinely asked because coffee has been a staple in the American diet for so long. However, the thinking surrounding coffee has changed over the...

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Family Meals Month with Clearly

Family Meals Month with Clearly

September is National Family Meals Month! After six years,  Clearly Brand continues to celebrate the nationwide initiative that encourages families to eat dinner together once a week at the...

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Watermelon Melon Salad with Cucumber

Watermelon Melon Salad with Cucumber

Watermelon and cucumber are two of the most refreshing summer foods. So why not combine them in one crisp flavorful salad. Melon always pairs well with fresh basil, so when feta and cucumber are...

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Build A Better Sandwich

Build A Better Sandwich

Almost everyone enjoys eating a sandwich. It’s a simple versatile food that can be very satisfying. Sandwiches are easy to assemble at home and they can have two ingredients or twenty. But...

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Zucchini Bread French Toast 

Zucchini Bread French Toast 

Start with your favorite recipe for zucchini bread. If you’re looking for a new classic zucchini bread recipe you must try our Clearly version.  It’s full of healthy natural...

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5 Health Benefits of Spicy Foods 

5 Health Benefits of Spicy Foods 

   Whether you like a bold spicy flavor or you love the fiery heat of chili peppers you will be delighted to know that many spicy foods have surprising health benefits. Even if you are not...

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It’s Pasta Night

It’s Pasta Night

We’ve compiled three of our favorite Pasta Night meals, carefully crafted by our Dietitian. Pasta is a tasty and easy meal to make for yourself or a family. Creamy Tomato Garlic Shrimp Pasta...

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Blueberry and Golden Kiwi Fruit Salad

Blueberry and Golden Kiwi Fruit Salad

This simple fruit salad is full of color and loaded with juicy sweetness. The natural sugars in fruit make this a perfect dessert or healthy side dish. 1 1/2 cups blueberries 1 cup mango, skinned...

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Unique Ways to Use Blueberries

Unique Ways to Use Blueberries

Blueberries are at the peak of freshness in July. Which means it’s time to stock up on this antioxidant-packed fruit. Whether you are picking them up at your local grocer or picking berries...

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Blueberry and Golden Kiwi Fruit Salad

Blueberry and Golden Kiwi Fruit Salad

This simple fruit salad is full of color and loaded with juicy sweetness. The natural sugars in fruit make this a perfect dessert or healthy side dish. 1 1/2 cups blueberries 1 cup mango, skinned...

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Potato Salad with Bacon and Fresh Dill

Potato Salad with Bacon and Fresh Dill

A creamy potato salad is the perfect side dish for any picnic or outdoor gathering. This recipe is packed with fresh dill, lots of crunchy pickles, and bacon. 2 lbs of potatoes with the skin on,...

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Making the Perfect Picnic Lunch

Making the Perfect Picnic Lunch

When the weather is beautiful it seems only fitting to plan a picnic. Whether you’re heading out on a sunny day for lunch or planning a meal under the stars for 4th of July here are a few...

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Health Benefits of Dairy

Health Benefits of Dairy

June is National Dairy Month. For many years dairy products have been known as an important source of nutrients for growing children. Milk, yogurt, and cheese are excellent sources of protein,...

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Creamy Scrambled Eggs with Cheese

Creamy Scrambled Eggs with Cheese

When you cook scrambled eggs over low heat very slowly you can produce a creamy and delicious breakfast. Shredded cheese simply takes these eggs to a new level of delight. 1 1/2 Tablespoons butter 6...

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10 foods that support your immune system

10 foods that support your immune system

One of the main ways to stay healthy is to eat wholesome natural foods. We have an opportunity at least three times a day to choose nutritious foods to help maximize our wellbeing and support our...

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Brioche French Toast

Brioche French Toast

1 teaspoon Clearly Organic ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1 Tablespoon Clearly Organic sugar 2 Tablespoons Clearly Organic butter 4 eggs, beaten 1/4 cup Clearly organic milk 1 teaspoon Clearly...

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Tips for Making a Meal Plan

Tips for Making a Meal Plan

Are you trying to save time and money? A good way to accomplish that goal is by planning your meals for the week ahead. If you’re only going to the store once every few weeks it’s...

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White Bean Hummus

White Bean Hummus

The best part about making your own hummus is you can adjust the flavor and texture to fit your desired taste.  If you want more garlic, lemon, or seasoning you can sample your hummus and add...

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Five ways to use fresh strawberries

Five ways to use fresh strawberries

  Ripe strawberries are delicious enough to be eaten all by themselves. Berries add a natural sweetness to a variety of dishes, but they can also be paired with savory foods. Try...

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Chili Lime Cream Sauce

Chili Lime Cream Sauce

This zesty sauce can be used for dipping and it’s a great addition to fish tacos or a taco salad. Ingredients: 2 Tablespoons plain Greek yogurt 1 Tablespoon mayonnaise Juice from one lime 1...

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Tips: Cooking for One 

Tips: Cooking for One 

Whether you live alone or you have different food preferences than your family, it can be difficult to be creative in the kitchen when you are only making meals for yourself. However, with the right...

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Lemony Goat Cheese Dip 

Lemony Goat Cheese Dip 

This dip is perfect for your next spring gathering. The fresh lemon juice and creamy goat cheese pair well with fresh-cut veggies and whole-grain crackers.     8 oz goat cheese,...

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Cooking with Seasonal Spring Veggies

Cooking with Seasonal Spring Veggies

After the chilly winter months, there’s nothing more refreshing than the sight of fresh spring fruit and vegetables. Crisp lettuce, brightly colored rhubarb and fresh asparagus help liven up...

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Celebrating National Flour Month

March is National Flour Month. Celebrate with a few unique ways to use flour. Food Vegan Ground Beef INGREDIENTS: 2 cups Best Choice brown lentils, rinsed water 1 can of Best Choice sliced beets,...

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Easy Homemade Biscuits

Easy Homemade Biscuits

2 cups all-purpose flour, sifted   2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder  1/2 teaspoon salt  1 Tablespoon Clearly Organic Sugar  1/2 cup cold butter, cubed  1 1/4...

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Fun Ways To Use Your Waffle Maker

Fun Ways To Use Your Waffle Maker

Your waffle maker doesn’t just have to be the source of delicious breakfast food. Waffle makers can be used to cook a variety of different creations. Since waffle makers apply heat to both...

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Spinach and Artichoke Pasta Salad 

Spinach and Artichoke Pasta Salad 

Ingredients: 1 package Clearly Organic rigatoni   3 cups fresh baby spinach, chopped  1 (15oz) jar marinated artichoke hearts  1 tomato, seeded and chopped   1/4 cup...

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Quiche with a Cauliflower Crust

Quiche with a Cauliflower Crust

Ingredients: For the crust:  1 head cauliflower, cut into florets  2 Tablespoons Clearly Organic olive oil  1/3 cup parmesan cheese   1/2 teaspoon Clearly Organic garlic...

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Health Benefits of Potatoes

Health Benefits of Potatoes

Potatoes have long been part of a wholesome and balanced meal. They have a lot to offer when it comes to vitamins, minerals, and fiber. Potatoes are rich in potassium, vitamin C and B vitamins. Many...

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Grapefruit Cucumber and Avocado Salad 

Grapefruit Cucumber and Avocado Salad 

Ingredients: 1 large English cucumber, deseeded and diced  2 cups grapefruit wedges  3 avocados, deseeded and diced  1/3 cup Clearly salted almonds, chopped   1 Tablespoon...

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Make Your Own Valentine’s Treats 

Make Your Own Valentine’s Treats 

  A sweet treat around Valentine’s Day is always heart–warming, but there’s nothing like a homemade baked good to get you in the holiday spirit. Whether it’s your turn to bring snacks for a class...

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Healthy Slow Cooker Potato Soup

Healthy Slow Cooker Potato Soup

Ingredients: 3 slices of bacon, chopped 1 yellow onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 6 russet potatoes, peeled and sliced 2 thin chicken breasts, boneless and skinless (optional) 2 cups sliced...

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Spice up your Popcorn

Spice up your Popcorn

Popcorn has long been a great snack. It can be the perfect savory or sweet treat to munch on when you need a boost in the afternoon.  Popcorn is considered a whole grain and it’s a...

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Refried Bean and Cheese Dip

Refried Bean and Cheese Dip

Ingredients: 1 can Clearly Organic refried beans 1/3 cup sour cream 1/3 cup whole milk Greek yogurt 2 Tablespoons Clearly Organic taco seasoning 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, shredded 1/2 cup pepper jack...

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Easy Ways to Use your Slow Cooker

Easy Ways to Use your Slow Cooker

The best part about using a slow cooker preparing a meal in the morning and coming home to a delicious meal after a busy day. Slow cookers can make preparing a healthy meal easy and inexpensive. The...

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Roasted Spaghetti Squash Bowl

Roasted Spaghetti Squash Bowl

Ingredients: 1 medium-size spaghetti squash 2 Tablespoons Clearly Organic olive oil plus 1 tsp 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon Clearly Organic ground pepper 1 pound lean ground beef 1 teaspoon...

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Five Tips for a Healthy Holiday

Five Tips for a Healthy Holiday

A big part of any holiday gathering is food. Delicious seasonal appetizers, entrees, and desserts are a festive part of many get-togethers. Holiday favorites are often higher in calories, but that...

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Peppermint Brownies

Peppermint Brownies

Brownies: 1/2 cup butter 8 oz Clearly Organic semi-sweet chocolate chips 3 eggs 1/2 cup Clearly Organic sugar 1 teaspoon Clearly Organic vanilla extract 2 Tablespoons cocoa powder 1/2 cup...

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12 Days of Holiday Giveaways

12 Days of Holiday Giveaways

We think this song is true, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” At least at Clearly Brand,  it’s a wonderful time to show our appreciation to our loyal...

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Cooking with Squash

Cooking with Squash

Cooking with squash during the fall season can be fun, flavorful and nutritious. The medicinal benefits of the wide variety of squash are numerous. Most squash is loaded with potassium and...

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Fall Harvest Salad with Tahini Dressing

Fall Harvest Salad with Tahini Dressing

Ingredients: 3 cups organic mixed greens, chopped 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced 1/2 cup Clearly Organic quinoa, cooked 1/2 cup Clearly Organic red quinoa, cooked 1 cup sweet potato, chopped and...

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Mason Jar Meals

Mason Jar Meals

  When it comes to preparing meals in advance it’s always nice to find fun ways to put a spin on classic go-to recipes. Mason jars add a rustic charm and delight to anything they hold....

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Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

November is National Peanut Butter Lover’s Month. These easy and delicious cookies can be made completely organic and gluten free! Ingredients: 3/4 cup Clearly Peanut Butter 1/2 cup Clearly...

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Ways to Liven Up a Sandwich

Ways to Liven Up a Sandwich

When it comes to lunch a good ole fashioned sandwich is a classic option for many people when they take a midday break. Sandwiches are fairly simple to prepare, so it’s easy to slip into a...

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Is Lunch the Most Important Meal of the Day?

Some might argue that lunch is the most important meal of the day. We have a wonderful opportunity midday to take a break, absorb more nutrients and regain our focus for the afternoon. Studies show...

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Peachy Bacon and Brie Grilled Cheese

Peachy Bacon and Brie Grilled Cheese

August is National Peaches Month. Try out our Peachy Bacon and Brie Grilled Cheese to celebrate. It’s an elevated take on a grilled cheese sandwich. Ingredients: 4 slices of ciabatta bread 3...

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The Mighty Mushroom

The Mighty Mushroom

Mushrooms are best known for their savory and meaty flavor. This versatile veggie is also a good source of plant-based protein. Many vegans and vegetarians enjoy mushrooms as a way to help gain...

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Crispy Chicken Tenders

Crispy Chicken Tenders

Ingredients: 1 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast tenders 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 2 eggs, beaten 1 cup Clearly Gluten-Free Italian seasoned breadcrumbs 2 Tablespoons Clearly Organic Olive...

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Cooking with Coffee

Cooking with Coffee

Coffee doesn’t just have to be for your morning cup of joe. It can add a rich and natural flavor to meats like steak, ribs and pork. Then on the flip side coffee can also be a savory and sweet...

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Oven Roasted Garlic Mushrooms

Oven Roasted Garlic Mushrooms

Ingredients: 1 pound cremini or white button mushrooms 2 Tablespoons butter, melted 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1/4 teaspoon Clearly Organic Dried Thyme 1/8 teaspoon Clearly...

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Health Benefits of Squash

Health Benefits of Squash

Cooking with squash during the fall season can be fun, flavorful and nutritious. The medicinal benefits of the wide variety of squash are numerous. Most squash is loaded with potassium and...

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Pumpkin Spice Baked Oatmeal

Pumpkin Spice Baked Oatmeal

Ingredients: 3 cups Old Fashioned Oats 1/3 cup Clearly Brown Sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 teaspoons Clearly Cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon all spice 1/2 cup...

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Importance of Fish in your meal plan

Importance of Fish in your meal plan

A few months ago, on the Clearly blog, we highlighted the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet. One of the big factors that make this traditional way of eating so healthy is that the...

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Creamy Tomato Garlic Shrimp Pasta

Creamy Tomato Garlic Shrimp Pasta

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups Clearly Penne Pasta, cooked 3 Tablespoons Clearly Olive Oil 2 cups broccoli florets 1 (8oz) package mushrooms, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 jar Clearly Marinara Sauce 1...

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