I found the 48 best Best Clean Eating Recipes Clean Eating Recipes on Pinterest – you won’t believe how good some of these clean eating recipes look. There are a lot of really good Clean Eating recipes on Pinterest! They all look so good!
My family and I eat a wide variety of diets, but the Clean Eating diet is the one we tend to eat the most. Although I generally find eating Clean easy (well, it’s way easier than eating Paleo), I find that I tend to eat the same thing over and over. I’m sure many of you do too.
So I thought a good strategy to find good Clean Eating recipes would be to look on Pinterest and find popular pins there. All these recipes either have one pin that has been pinned 10,000 times on a single pin or it has been pinned 50,000 times on the page the recipe is on.
I’ve tried a lot of these recipes and I was quite impressed with how well they turned out. Plus, several of them are mine, so I know those are good!
Whichever of these best Clean Eating recipes are your favorites, they are bound to be a lot of other people’s favorites too. Have you tried any of these recipes? I would love to know which are your favorites and which ones just look good but aren’t really all that great.
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Best Clean Eating Recipes to be Found on Pinterest
12 Clean Eating Chicken Recipes Pinned Over 50,000 Times
1. Sizzling Cilantro Lime Fajita Salad – Clean Eating Recipes
Limes – Cilantro – Chicken – Onion – Bell Pepper – Romaine – Avocado – Cherry Tomatoes
This is a basic salad with marinated chicken and vinaigrette dressing. But it is no ordinary salad because of the marinade and the dressing. The marinade and vinaigrette are easy to make with only a little clean up. You can use the same blender to make the marinade and dressing and there is no need to wash it in between because the flavors are complimentary. What makes this salad is the dressing. It’s so good you may want to drink it straight up.
2. Easy Lemon Chicken – Clean Eating Recipes
I came up with a really easy way to make breaded chicken. You could use this method any time you like for any recipe. You don’t have to touch raw chicken either. My method is easy, fast and less messy. You’ll have got to try it out. I think you’ll love it and never bread chicken or meat the conventional way again.
3. Honey Lime Sesame Chicken Wings – My Natural Family
These chicken wings have an Asian flair that are saucy, sticky, tangy and sweet. They are so easy to make, so flavorful and are so tender they will fall off the bone. One thing I like about this recipe is that it’s not spicy, it’s sweet. You don’t have to use the blue cheese dip if you don’t want to. Plus this is a one dish meal and you don’t need the dip at all.
4. Blackened Chicken Taco with Pineapple Salsa – Jessica Gavin
Chicken Breasts – Tortillas – Pineapple – Tomato – Red Onion – Jalapeno – Lime Juice – Cilantro – Use this Clean Eating Tortillas Recipe
Is it time for a fiesta?! These tacos will certainly make you feel like you’re having a fiesta. The chicken breast is marinated in spices and herbs with a wonderful savory flavor. These would be great for taco Tuesday.
5. Chicken Lasagna in a Crock-Pot – Homemade For Elle
Chicken Breast – Onion – Tomatoes – Heavy Cream – Whole Grain Penne – Ricotta Cheese – Mozzarella Cheese – Shredded Parmesan – Fresh Basil Leaves
This isn’t really lasagna but the flavors are very similar and this is much easier to make than cooking lasagna noodles. The different kinds of cheese combined together taste like a nice hearty lasagna. The cream sauce and tomato lighten it up nicely. The best part in my opinion is the fresh basil.
6. Chicken Burgers with Cheddar & Spinach – Sole For The Soul
Spinach – Onion – Green Onions – Ground Chicken – Shredded Cheddar Cheese
An easier meal to prepare you’ve never seen. The smell of the onion and fresh garlic will make your kitchen smell so delightful. You will also be delighted that it’s so clean and healthy.
7. One Pan Balsamic Chicken and Veggies – Cooking Classy
Italian Salad Dressing – Honey – Chicken Tenderloins – Fresh Asparagus – Match Stick Carrots – Grape Tomatoes
A recipe couldn’t get any easier than this. If you have 20 minutes to make a meal, then you better make this. When a meal is so easy to make it goes without saying that the clean up is going to be easy too. You’ll want to add this to your recipe rotation.
8. Baked Spinach Provolone Chicken Breasts – Tasteful Venture
Chicken Breasts – Provolone Cheese – Baby Spinach – Olive OIl
This meal is so easy to make. Stuffing the chicken is way easier than you think. It only takes about 30 minutes to make. It’s a good meal for those days when you’ve had a busy day at work or home.
9. Zucchini Noodles with Cilantro Lime Chicken – I Food Real
Zucchini – Chicken Breasts – Jalapeno Pepper – Lime – Cilantro
Zucchini noodles and called zoodles That’s right! Zoodles are low in carbs unlike pasta. But they don’t need to be a replacement for vegetables, instead they can be a nice addition. They just taste great with this cilantro lime chicken.
10. Baked Lemon Chicken – Creme De La Crumb
This is an easy healthy recipe that you can make in a hurry which is loaded with flavor and requires only a few simple ingredients.
11. Honey Mustard Chicken, Avocado and Bacon Salad – Cafe Delites
12. Avocado Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps – Whole and Heavenly Oven
Avocado – Sour Cream – Lime Juice – Fresh Cilantro – Red Onion – Chicken Breasts – Lettuce Leaves
These chicken salad lettuce wraps would be a great meal for St. Patricks Day. Of course you can eat them any time you like, but they are definitely green. Green is good, right? They are so healthy because they don’t have any mayonnaise in them. The avocado replaces the mayo surprising well. You’ll have to give them a try.
12 Clean Eating Dessert Recipes Pinned Over 50,000 Times
1. Wendy’s Copycat Frosty – Clean Eating Recipes
Banana – Ice Cubes – Cacao Powder – Coconut Milk
Everyone loves Wendy’s Frostys, right? Well everyone I know does. The problem is that they definitely are NOT clean. All that processed STUFF. So I set out to make my own homemade copycat frosty recipe. Do it, I did. These are yum yum yummy and easy to make. They are also great for anyone on a dairy-free diet.
2. Butter Pecan Coconut Milk Ice Cream – Clean Eating Recipes
You only need four ingredients and sugar is not one of them. You can even use over ripe bananas if you want to. This ice cream is even healthy because it is made with fruit and of course it’s dairy-free.
3. Sweet Potato Brownies – Clean Eating Recipes
Sweet Potato – Eggs – Spelt Flour – Chocolate Chips – Coconut Milk
Just look at these! Doesn’t the photo say it all? It’s one of my most popular recipes. I love the moist, fudgy brownie and the rich frosting.These sweet potato brownies will at least give your kids one serving of vegetables for the day. Seriously the sweet potatoes help make these brownies moist and yumilicious. I just made that work up:) They a super decadent and oh so soft. Topped with ganache frosting made with only coconut milk and chocolate chips. So easy even the kids can make them.
4. Pumpkin Ice Cream – The Gracious Pantry
Pumpkin really is very versatile. You can find pumpkin is tons of recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner and especially dessert. Pumpkin is so good for you. Pumpkin has to be the queen of vegetables. I think I would say that this recipe may be among the most nutrient dense Ice Creams to be found on the planet.
5. Best Ever Chocolate Oatmeal No-Bake Bars – Money Saving Mom
You know the old saying – “you can’t eat just one”? Well that’s true with these oatmeal bars. What’s even better than that is they are packed good nutritional food. Yes, a dessert can be nutritional and healthy.
6. Almond Butter Fudge – Chocolate Covered Katie
This fudge recipe was developed years ago but it’s still impossible for me to making it and stop eating it. Sometimes I just eat it before I get it cut into little squares.
7. Fudgy Dark Chocolate Frosted Brownies – Amy’s Healthy Baking
These dark chocolate brownies and supremely decadent. Especially when they are topped with a chocolate fudgy frosting. They are the BEST and nobody will ever believe they are healthy.
8. Guilt-Free “Ice Cream” – The Not Quite Vegan
It seems like a crazy miracle, but when you blend frozen bananas up, they turn into just about the same consistency as soft serve ice cream. If you keep peeled bananas in the freezer, this is a good way to use them up. You could add pretty much anything you want to this recipe, within reason. Try adding coconut, chocolate chips or strawberries. What’s your favorite?
9. Strawberry Dole Whip – Dashing Dish
Strawberries – Almond Milk – Sweetener of Your Choice – Lemon Juice – Salt
Did you know that they have strawberry dole whip at Disneyland now. That poor lonely pineapple dole whip isn’t so lonely any more. This is a copycat version which is more healthy and a whole lot cheaper, especially if you include the cost of the Disneyland ticket in the price. A really positive thing about this recipe is that you can put it in the freezer and it doesn’t get frozen to hard. It’s kind of like a cross between frozen yogurt and a slurpee.
10. Apple Cookies – Rachel Schultz
I made this apple doughnuts like these for a Halloween party and the kids and adults gobbled them up. My mother is can’t eat sugar, or gluten or dairy and never gets to eat dessert, loved them. Because she never eats anything sweet, they tasted like cookies or doughnuts to her. She left off the chocolate chips though. The moms at the party were glad to have a treat for their kids that wasn’t sugar too.
11. Classic Carrot Cake – Amy’s Healthy Baking
If you haven’t tried carrot cake with whole wheat flour, you are missing out. The first time I made it for my family, I took the recipe we have been using in our family for years and subbed out whole wheat flour for the white flour. Everyone said how good it was and couldn’t figure out why it was so good.
12. Flourless Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies – Build Your Bite
Make sure to use Clean chocolate chips, such as Enjoy Life brand. Did you know that milk chocolate chips have milk in them, just like the name says. Use old fashioned oat instead of instant oats because instant oats are not clean either.
These cookies are light and sweet and chewy and absolutely addicting. Just don’t make too many at a time so you don’t eat too much.
12 Clean Eating Dinner Recipes Pinned Over 50,000 Times
1. Salmon with a Lemon Garlic Herb Crust – Clean Eating Recipes
Salmon – Lemon – Dill
This very simple baked salmon is so quick and easy to make. It only has three ingredients if you don’t count the five herbs. If you are afraid of cooking salmon like I used to be you should try this recipe. Your fears will disappear and you’ll be making baked fish every week. Yes, you can also use this recipe for other types of fish.
2. Super-Quick 30 Minute Chili – Clean Eating Recipes
This chili recipe is also really quick and easy to make. If you can open a can of beans, you’ve got it made. Ha ha, get it. Seriously all you do is open a bunch of different kinds of cans of beans and throw them and some spices and ground beef into a pan and let it cook a few minutes and you’re done.
3. Baked Thai Salmon – I Food Real
This is good either baked in the oven or grilled on a cedar plank. A homemade recipe for Sweet Thai Chili Sauce is included. The sauce can be kept in the frig for months. Plus the sauce can be used in a lot of other Thai dishes.
4. Lemon and Herb Spaghetti Squash with Roasted Shrimp – Eat Yourself Skinny
This is a homemade version of shrimp scampi using spaghetti Squash instead of pasta. Roasting the spaghetti squash in the oven is really easy and makes it taste down right delicious. You can add greek yogurt to make this dish creamier. I like to drain the extra liquid from the spaghetti squash so it doesn’t get too runny.
5. One Sheet Pan Shrimp Fajitas – Number 2 Pencil
Shrimp – Yellow, Red and Orange Bell Peppers – Red Onion – Use my Clean Eating Tortillas Recipe
These fajitas are made in one sheet pan. That’s why they are so easy to make. Because the bell peppers and onions are sliced they take the same amount of cooking time as the shrimp which makes it very convenient. Clean up is minimal that would be the best part if these fajitas weren’t so yummy.
6. Easy Burrito Bowls – Damn Delicious
Use brown rice to make them Clean Eating – Salsa – Romaine Lettuce – Canned Corn – Black Beans – Roma Tomatoes – Avocado – Cilantro – Sour Cream – Chipotle Paste – Garlic – Lime
Skip going to the Chipotle restaurant (One opened up in my area about a year ago) and make your own burrito bowls at home. These are much healthier, taste a hundred time better and are fairly easy to make.
7. Roasted Lemon Butter Garlic Shrimp and Asparagus Carlsbad Cravings
Asparagus – Uncooked Shrimp – Olive Oil – Garlic – Red Pepper Flakes – Fresh Parsley – Lemon Juice – Butter
Here is a one pan roasted shrimp recipe with tossed asparagus. It is bursting with flavor but it only takes about fifteen minutes to make. This is a very easy , satisfying meal that actually tastes like a gourmet meal.
8. One Pan Mexican Quinoa – Damn Delicious
This Mexican meal is cooked in one pan too. It is so easy to make, wonderfully light and very nutritious and healthy. The quinoa is cooked in the pan so that make sit super super easy. No cooking quinoa first.
9. Coconut Curry Chicken Meatballs – The Bewitchin Kitchen
These creamy curry meatballs have a hint of lime that makes them so darn good. I love the flavor of curry when it isn’t too strong. The amount of curry used is always optional and debatable.
10. Zucchini Shrimp Scampi – Damn Delicious
Here is a low-carb version of a traditional shrimp scampi dish made with zucchini noodles. It is unbelievably quick, easy and healthy. You’ll fall in love with this pasta free favorite dish.
11. Jalepeno Shrimp Veggie Bake – Cotter Crunch
Shrimp – Garlic – Tomato – Yellow Summer Squash – Jalapeno – Red Onion – Parmesan Crumbles – Almond Flour – Cream – Eggs
This a better for you veggie bake with shrimp. It’s low carb, gluten-free and very simple to make. It can be made in under and hour. The vegetables are lean protein and the spice and herbs make it a big crowd pleaser.
12. Spicy Shrimp with Cauliflower Mash and Garlic Kale – Pinch of Yum
Nothing could make me happier than eating this tender-sweet, spicy shrimp with smoky garlic kale over a nice big mount of creamy cauliflower mash. Some people call it cauliflower rice. No matter what you call it, it’s quite delicious and extremely healthy. I’ve gained a new respect for cauliflower after making cauliflower rice several times.
12 Clean Eating Side Dish Recipes Pinned Over 50,000 Times
1. Lemon Parmesan Garlic Roasted Potatoes – Clean Eating Recipes
Red Potatoes – Olive Oil – Parmesan Cheese – Parsley
These roasted potatoes with garlic and parmesan cheese are so yummy and they are extremely easy to make too. They make an excellent side dish to go with practically any meal. I really like this made with red potatoes because they crisp up nicely on the outside but are nice and soft on the inside. They are especially good with pork chops, grilled chicken or steak. They are so easy to make you could make them for guests.
2. Brown Rice Stir-Fry with Vegetables – Simple Vegan Blog
Brown Rice – Red Cabbage – Broccoli – Red Bell Pepper – Zucchini – Olive Oil – Garlic – Fresh Parsley – Cayenne Powder – Soy Sauce
This vegetables with brown rice stir-fry is something I make every week. It’s so simple to make. You could add other vegetables to make it your own. This recipe has been real life changing for me.
3. Mac and Cheese My Natural Family
Cauliflower – Butter – Yellow Squash – Carrot – Onion – Coconut Milk
This mac and cheese is a big hit in our house. My kids beg for it and it doesn’t even have any pasta or cheese in it. The carrot gives it the cheesy color and the cauliflower give it the texture and illusion of pasta. You really think you’re eating mac and cheese but this is WAY healthier.
4. BBQ Sauce – My Natural Family
This barbecue sauce has all the flavor or BBQ sauce in a bottle but what it doesn’t have is High Fructose Corn Sugar. This homemade version of made with natural sweeteners honey and maple syrup. You can put it on chicken or any other meat. You can use it for sloppy joes or shredded beef or pork. You could make a large batch of this and keep it in the frig for a several days so you wouldn’t have to make it every time you want to put it on your favorite recipe.
5. Vegetable Soup – Cooking Classy
This is a nice vegetable soup recipe made with fresh vegetables. You could add some meat if you want to. It tastes so much better than that vegetable soup you buy in a can. I mean like there is no comparison. You use frozen vegetables too, then you don’t have to do all of the washing and cutting. That makes it so easy and fast to make. Frozen veggies were fresh when they were frozen so they are still fresh when you eat them.
6. Cauliflower Breadsticks – I Food Real
Do you love those cheesy bread sticks? Oh of course, who wouldn’t. These are a much healthier no-carb version. Not bragging but I must say that these taste so much better too. Use my marinara sauce recipe for dipping.
7. Fresh Tomato and Ricotta Whole Wheat Pasta – Foodie Crush
Whole Wheat Pasta – Garlic – Olive Oil – Tomatoes – Spinach Leaves – Fresh Basil – Parmesan Cheese – Ricotta Cheese
I like to use Farfalle pasta because it has all those delightful little valleys and ridges to catch all of the light sauce created by the fresh tomatoes as they come together with the garlic and olive oil while they heat in the pan.
8. Baked Parmesan Sweet Potato – Lil’ Luna
Sweet Potatoes – Olive Oil – Garlic – Butter – Grated Parmesan Cheese – Italian Seasoning – Dried Parsley
This is the new favorite side dish at our house because it’s quick and delicious. Just imagine soft sweet potatoes wrapped in all kinds of flavorful spices coated with parmesan cheese.
9. Loaded Veggie Salad with Chickpeas and Black Beans – Pip and Ebby
This salad could be a meal in and of itself if you wanted it to. With all of those fresh vegetables and garbanzo beans with the avocado to hold it all together. It’s so easy too. It is good as a salad but would make a great wrap filling, a topping for a chicken salad or even a party side dish.
10. Perfectly Roasted Broccoli and Sweet Potatoes – Eat Yourself Skinny
Sweet Potatoes – Broccoli – Olive Oil – Lots of Delicious Spices
Roasted vegetables are something I made at my house often. I have fallen in love with them. There are actually an awful lot of vegetable combinations that are good. Broccoli and sweet potatoes are particularly delicious together.
11. Slow Cooker Garlic Parmesan Potatoes – Damn Delicious
Did you know that potatoes are a gentle carb and are actually very good for you. Your body needs some of that natural starch every day. This is a wonder way to get your potato fix. These are actually made in the crock pot!
12. Roasted Vegetables – Natasha’s Kitchen
Yellow Potatoes – Butternut Squash – Carrots – Garlic – Zucchini – Orange Bell Peppers – Cheese – Oil of Choice
Here is another combination of vegetables for a great roasted vegetables side dish. This is a wonderful Autumn combination of veggies. The butternut squash makes it creamy, the potatoes make it tender, the peppers and carrots make it crispy and the zucchini makes it juicy. Just imagine all of those textures.
These really are the Best Clean Eating Recipes on Pinterest. I hope you find a whole bunch that become your favorites.