2020’s Dirty Dozen & Clean 15 Lists Are Out…Here’s What You Should Know— Mind Body Green

Have you ever wondered if you should buy organic produce? You wonder if it’s worth the extra expense. Well, the Environmental Working Group has you covered. Every year the EWG publishes 2 lists. The clean 15 is a list of produce with the lowest pesticide residue, while the dirty dozen is a list of produce with the highest amount of pesticide residue. When purchasing produce from the dirty dozen list, it’s best to buy organic.

The Clean 15 

  1. Avocados
  2. Sweet corn
  3. Pineapple
  4. Onions
  5. Papaya
  6. Sweet peas (frozen)
  7. Eggplants
  8. Asparagus
  9. Cauliflower
  10. Cantaloupes
  11. Broccoli
  12. Mushrooms
  13. Cabbage
  14. Honeydew melon
  15. Kiwi

The Dirty Dozen 

  1. Strawberries
  2. Spinach
  3. Kale
  4. Nectarines
  5. Apples
  6. Grapes
  7. Peaches
  8. Cherries
  9. Pears
  10. Tomatoes
  11. Celery
  12. Potatoes

For more information, see this article from Mind Body Green at the linnk below.

www.mindbodygreen.com/articles/ewg-dirty-dozen-and-clean-15-lists

Clean & Healthy Keto Tips ~ 10 Keto Friendly Summer Recipes

Summer is upon us! This is my favorite time of year for garden fresh, healthy food. There is no better time to make keto friendly meals, whether a salad, soup, dessert or even drinks.

Today, I’ve gathered together 10 recipes, 2 from each of the following categories:

  • salads
  • soups
  • meat
  • desserts
  • drinks

These 10 recipes are just a drop in the bucket for delish, keto friendly summer food. I could made the list 2 or 3 times larger, but didn’t want to overwhelm. The internet is jam packed with wonderful and healthy keto recipes. Over the summer, I’ll be sharing some of these recipes, to use up the plethora of wonderful fresh produce available this time of year.

Without further ado, here are the recipes! The titles are links to the original websites. Click on the title for the complete recipe.

Amish Broccoli Cauliflower Salad

Amish Broccoli Cauliflower Salad is an easy low carb side dish.

Caprese Zucchini Noodle Salad

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Tomato and Strawberry Gazpacho

Tomato Gazpacho recipe - #recipe by #eatwell101

Zucchini Basil Soup

Zucchini Basil Soup 1

Grilled Ribeye with

Melting Parsley Butter

How To Grill Perfect RibEye Steak - #recipe by #eatwell101

Yogurt Marinated Chicken Skewers

Yogurt Marinated Chicken

Strawberry Cheesecake Salad

strawberry-cheese-cake-salad-v1

Keto Friendly Berry Cobbler

Keto Berry Cobbler - The perfect summer dessert, with a Keto twist. Super easy to make and absolutely delicious! - #recipe by #eatwell101

Sparkling Raspberry

Limeade Mocktail

Low carb sparkling raspberry limeade mocktail

Sugar-free Copycat

Chick-fil-a Frozen Lemonade

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Clean & Healthy Keto Tips ~ 10 Keto Recipes in 30 Minutes or less

We are all busy…with work…the kids…social engagements…school (for some of us). For me, as I work on my thesis, I’m also fixing up my home and preparing for my youngest son to graduate in from high school in June. Over the past month, it has become easy to “fall off the wagon” and order take out/deliver, as stress gets the better of me and I don’t feel like cooking.

That’s why, this week, I’ve decided to look for some easy keto recipes, that will be quicker to prepare than ordering take out/delivery! I hope you enjoy! Let me know if you try any of them.

SPINACH-MOZZARELLA STUFFED BURGERS

Spinach-Mozzarella Stuffed Burgers

For the recipe, follow THIS LINK!


BANGIN’ COCONUT-LIME SKIRT STEAK

Easy keto recipes

For the recipe, follow THIS LINK.


KETO THAI FISH

WITH CURRY AND COCONUT

Quick keto fish curry recipe

For the recipe, follow THIS LINK.


PORK LETTUCE CUPS

WITH CUCUMBER SALSA

Easy wraps for lunch

For the recipe, follow THIS LINK


EASY KETO CASHEW CHICKEN

fast keto lunch ideas

For the recipe, follow THIS LINK!


5 INGREDIENT AVOCADO LIME SALMON

healthy and quick lunch

For the recipe, follow THIS LINK!


CREAMY TUSCAN GARLIC CHICKEN

Creamy Tuscan Garlic Chicken

For the recipe, follow THIS LINK!


TACO STUFFED AVOCADOS

Close up of halved avocado stuffed with taco meat, cheese, lettuce, tomato and sour cream.

For the recipe, follow THIS LINK!


BEEF AND BROCCOLI BOWLS

WITH SUNSHINE SAUCE

For the recipe, follow THIS LINK!


SALMON GREMOLATA

WITH ROASTED VEGETABLES

Easy Baked Salmon Gremolata recipe with Roasted Vegetables! This recipe is Paleo, Whole30, low carb, low calorie and very healthy!

For the recipe, follow THIS LINK!

Saw this delightful recipe and couldn’t resist. It looks divine and I can’t wait to try it!

Ok, so maybe squash isn’t exactly a spring veggie… but it’s still super healthy and pretty darn yummy! Plus, it’s one of my very favourite vegetables, so I figured that I ought to share this brand new recipe that I came across that makes that ingredient the star. It’s called Spaghetti Squash Cheesy Bread, and […]

FOLLOW THIS LINK FOR THE

SPAGHETTI SQUASH CHEESY BREAD RECIPE

 Celebrate spring with vegetables! — nutritionnut84

Clean & Healthy Keto Tips ~ Keto Desserts: Keto Chocolate Cake with Caramel Drizzle

As my children get older, and move away, there’s a fear that we’ll lose touch. So, two to three times a month, we all get together for a big family Sunday dinner. It’s tempting to pig out on these days, but I make an effort to stick to my keto diet. While there are a plethora of keto dinner ideas, it’s more difficult to find good tasting keto desserts. SO…this week, I’m posting keto dessert videos. ENJOY!


For today’s morning video we have:

Keto Chocolate Cake

with Caramel Drizzle

 

 

 

Clean & Healthy Keto Tips ~ Keto Desserts: Low Carb Mock Apple Pie

As my children get older, and move away, there’s a fear that we’ll lose touch. So, two to three times a month, we all get together for a big family Sunday dinner. It’s tempting to pig out on these days, but I make an effort to stick to my keto diet. While there are a plethora of keto dinner ideas, it’s more difficult to find good tasting keto desserts. SO…this week, I’m posting keto dessert videos. ENJOY!


For today’s morning video we have:

Low Carb Mock Apple Pie

The filling for this pie is made with Chayote Squash. For more information on this unique veggie, follow this link: CHAYOTE SQUASH

 

 

 

Clean & Healthy Keto Tips ~ Keto Desserts: Low Carb Mason Jar Chocolate Ice Cream

As my children get older, and move away, there’s a fear that we’ll lose touch. So, two to three times a month, we all get together for a big family Sunday dinner. It’s tempting to pig out on these days, but I make an effort to stick to my keto diet. While there are a plethora of keto dinner ideas, it’s more difficult to find good tasting keto desserts. SO…this week, I’m posting keto dessert videos. ENJOY!


For today’s morning video we have:

Low Carb Mason Jar Chocolate Ice Cream

 

 

Clean & Healthy Keto Tips ~ Keto Desserts: Ultimate Keto Coffee Cake

As my children get older, and move away, there’s a fear that we’ll lose touch. So, two to three times a month, we all get together for a big family Sunday dinner. It’s tempting to pig out on these days, but I make an effort to stick to my keto diet. While there are a plethora of keto dinner ideas, it’s more difficult to find good tasting keto desserts. SO…this week, I’m posting keto dessert videos. ENJOY!


For today’s morning video we have:

Ultimate Keto Coffee Cake from Ruled.me

 

 

Clean & Healthy Keto Tips ~ Keto Desserts: Keto Pound Cake

As my children get older, and move away, there’s a fear that we’ll lose touch. So, two to three times a month, we all get together for a big family Sunday dinner. It’s tempting to pig out on these days, but I make an effort to stick to my keto diet. While there are a plethora of keto dinner ideas, it’s more difficult to find good tasting keto desserts. SO…this week, I’m posting keto dessert videos. ENJOY!


For today’s morning video we have:

Keto Pound Cake from Ruled.me

 

 

Clean & Healthy Keto Tips ~ Vegan & Vegetarian Recipes: The Ultimate Fudgy Vegan Keto Brownies

As I continue to eat a clean and healthy Keto diet, I have come across many people who are vegan/vegetarian who also do Keto. This week, I’ll be focusing on videos with vegan or vegetarian Keto recipes.

For today’s morning video we have:

The Ultimate Fudgy Vegan Keto Brownies

For the complete recipe, follow this link to Compassionate Keto