How to eat clean on a budget: Cheap healthy meat for the dollar

How to eat clean on a budget: Cheap healthy meat for the dollar

If you've ever seen Food Inc or similar documentaries, it's easy to be afraid of meat. Pumped up with antibiotics, slaughtered while sick, fed Skittles, genetically bred to the lowest common denominator...yuck, right? Healthy Meat-Buying Options If you're trying to...

Simple Smoothie Success: Spring Cleanser

Simple Smoothie Success: Spring Cleanser

This electric green smoothie is like an herbal lemonade with a mango boost. After a winter of eating frozen vegetables, this drink kickstarts our spring and summer fresh veggie binge. Here's what makes this simple healthy smoothie so good for you: 2 cups water Flush...

Is Organic Meat Healthier? 8 Food Marketing Terms Explained

Is Organic Meat Healthier? 8 Food Marketing Terms Explained

Walk into the meat section of any supermarket and you'll wonder if you've entered a clean-eating paradise--everything is labeled "natural" or "no antibiotics" or with some variation of those terms. Sometimes you may even spot "organic meat" in the average grocery...

Top 12 Healthy Gems at Trader Joe’s in the Winter Season

Top 12 Healthy Gems at Trader Joe’s in the Winter Season

Trader Joe's has a strong rep as a grocery store for unbeatable convenience foods (like those frozen Greek spinach things and fancy cracker selection), but it's also a great source for whole foods with few ingredients and good prices. I ran through my local TJ's...

Simple Healthy Recipes: Simple Guacamole

Simple Healthy Recipes: Simple Guacamole

What to bring for those summer parties and potlucks? How about a simple healthy guacamole? You've probably heard how avocados are rich in good, healthy fats. But did you know there are very few DRI (dietary reference intake) vitamins and minerals NOT in the avocado?...

Simple Healthy Recipes: Simple Granola

Simple Healthy Recipes: Simple Granola

How about a simple spiced granola recipe that you can make and store to eat instead of processed cereals? It's packed full of nutrients and is great for breakfast or a snack. For the longest time I was addicted to eating packaged cereals for breakfast. Because most...

Simple Healthy Recipes: Pasta with Marinara Sauce

Simple Healthy Recipes: Pasta with Marinara Sauce

Do you like pasta or spaghetti but hesitate a little to buy a pre-made spaghetti sauce or marinara sauce from the store when you hear about all those extra processed vegetable oils, food additives and preservatives they may contain? Here's a simple healthy recipe on...

Simple Healthy Recipes: Simple Black Bean Tacos

Simple Healthy Recipes: Simple Black Bean Tacos

I seriously could eat these black bean tacos almost every night. Start by mincing a clove of peeled garlic. Let it sit for 5 minutes so it releases extra nutrients. In a skillet on medium heat, cook the onions, garlic and beans in avocado oil and then toss in the...

Simple Healthy Recipes: Simple Vegetable Stir Fry

Simple Healthy Recipes: Simple Vegetable Stir Fry

15 minutes and you're done! That's what I love about this simple healthy recipe. The best part is you can get the rice cooking first and then mix up the other ingredients and cook them up while the rice is going. Serves about 4 Ingredients: 1 cup jasmine rice 1.5 cups...

Simple Healthy Recipes: Simple Salad Dressing

Simple Healthy Recipes: Simple Salad Dressing

One of the questions I get a lot is how to find a healthy salad dressing. Good news! You can make your own salad dressing at home from scratch with only a few ingredients and it's simple to make. The important part to remember is homemade salad dressing has a 2:1...

Simple Healthy Recipes: Simple Healthy Mineral Broth

Simple Healthy Recipes: Simple Healthy Mineral Broth

When I changed my diet to help recover from a chronic illness, mineral broth and bone broth played a large role in getting key nutrients back into my body. After making homemade stock year after year I found a simple way to make a nutrient-rich, mineral broth that's...

Simple Healthy Recipes: Simple Healthy Kale and Sausage Skillet Dish

Simple Healthy Recipes: Simple Healthy Kale and Sausage Skillet Dish

Here is another one of my favorite simple healthy recipe ideas. This is a kale and sausage skillet dish. If you are new to cooking with whole foods and making meals from scratch, this one is great because you don't have to be too accurate with ingredient amounts and...

Simple Healthy Recipes: Simple, Healthy Slow Cooker Chili

Simple Healthy Recipes: Simple, Healthy Slow Cooker Chili

Looking for simple healthy recipes and ideas? This meal is so simple, after a few times I don't even need the recipe anymore. Just chop everything up and throw them all in the slow cooker. It cooks while you work and feeds about 6. Ingredients: 2 28oz cans diced...

Simple Healthy Recipes: Simple Healthy Burger

Simple Healthy Recipes: Simple Healthy Burger

Looking for simple healthy recipes and ideas? This is one of my favorites. A simple hamburger that only takes minutes to prep and minutes to make. Mix, make 4 patties and cook on med/high in a cast iron skillet. Ingredients: 1lb grass fed beef 1/4 cup diced onion 1/4...

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Brad Linberg
Hi, my name is Brad. I'm a nutritional consultant and all around health enthusiast. After spending so many years with a chronic illness I realized life is busy. Diet and lifestyle changes can be complex. Want to be healthy, feel good and look better? Let's focus on simple health you can do.

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