15 Time-Saving Clean Eating Recipes for Busy Moms

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Do you ever feel like you’re rushing through life? So much so that your health takes a backseat? As a mother, you’re putting others needs before your own. But it doesn’t have to be that way. If you get to know the clean eating recipes for busy moms, you’ll feel in control, and happier in the long run.

Being a mom comes with a lot of work. Your kids need your undivided attention. You might be running them to school, jetting off to work, hurrying back by 3pm to bring them to their practices, each on different sides of town. And then making sure they get their homework done!

And somewhere in between all of that, you need to get everyone fed, including yourself!

When you’re trying to eat clean, and you want the family to have healthy options that they will actually eat, you might find yourself finding precious time you don’t have trying out recipes in the kitchen. Or perhaps you’re too intimidated to try. From breakfast to dessert, we have you covered for quick, easy, and clean recipes you can whip up in a jiff so you don’t have to sacrifice your time or your waistline.

15 Time-Saving Clean Eating Recipes for Busy Moms

1. Cottage Cheese Breakfast Bowl

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For those mornings when time isn’t on your side — the kids aren’t cooperating, your outfit isn’t working, you wanted to squeeze in a workout that put you behind — these this cottage cheese breakfast bowl will do the trick.

2. Peanut Butter and Fresh Raspberries on Toast

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A true crowd pleaser, this quick children’s classic is revamped as an adult version that’s way healthier.

3. Make-Ahead Egg & Veggie Muffins

21 Time-Saving Clean Eating Recipes for Busy Moms

Make-ahead recipes are the perfect way to enjoy meals on-the-go. Whip up a batch of these egg and veggie muffins over the weekend, and feel clean and satisfied all week long.

4. Asparagus & Egg Scramble

21 Time-Saving Clean Eating Recipes for Busy Moms

This quick and easy breakfast recipe is rich in protein, and a great way to get your kids used to veggies.

5. 2-Ingredient Sweet Potato Pancakes

21 Time-Saving Clean Eating Recipes for Busy Moms

Less is more in the world of health, and these super easy, healthy, and protein-packed sweet potato pancakes prove it. The entire family will never want regular pancakes again! (Maybe)

6. Skinny Taco Salad in a Jar

21 Time-Saving Clean Eating Recipes for Busy Moms

Make tacos for the kids and use the rest of the ingredients to whip yourself up a skinny taco salad in a jar.

7. Mediterranean Tuna Salad

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Tuna salad is another crowd pleaser. Make your kids a sandwich with it, and then make yourself a low-carb low-cal lunch.

 8. Caprese Quinoa Salad

21 Time-Saving Clean Eating Recipes for Busy Moms

Adding quinoa to a salad is a great way to add depth. Your waistline will love it!

9. Pasta Salad with Pesto, Mozzarella, and Tomatoes

21 Time-Saving Clean Eating Recipes for Busy Moms

 When the kids want pasta but you’re sticking to a clean eating routine, meet in the middle with this super healthy delicious pasta salad that can serve as a main or a side for your lunches all week long.

10. Spinach and Bean Burrito Wrap

21 Time-Saving Clean Eating Recipes for Busy Moms

Before you swear off Mexican food, try this revamped version of the classic that the entire family will be jumping for joy over.

11. Healthy Mexican Black Bean Casserole

21 Time-Saving Clean Eating Recipes for Busy Moms

Casseroles are an easy way to make sure the whole family (and then some!) get enough food. Spice things up with this clean option.

12. Broccoli & Cauliflower Casserole

21 Time-Saving Clean Eating Recipes for Busy Moms

When you’re in need of comfort food, try this healthy, warm, and delicious dish.

13. Slow Cooker Pomegranate Chicken Breasts

21 Time-Saving Clean Eating Recipes for Busy Moms

Slow cooker chicken is a great way to make easy meals all week long. To take it to the next level, try this super savory recipe that will combine swimmingly with a variety of meals.

14. Slow Cooker Chicken Pot Roast

21 Time-Saving Clean Eating Recipes for Busy Moms

For those nights when you want something seemingly gourmet without the time or the guilt, try this slow cooker chicken pot roast recipe. It’s gorgeous in appearance, clean in ingredients, and incorporates a foolproof slow cooker method that keeps things oh so simple.

15. No-Bake Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Energy Bites

21 Time-Saving Clean Eating Recipes for Busy Moms

Whether for a sweet snack or a tasty dessert, n0-bake recipes are the perfect way to create something delicious in a crunch.

Eating clean can seem like it requires a lot of careful calculation. And as a busy mother, you know that time is of the essence. To avoid making different meals for yourself and the rest of your family, try out these delicious clean eating recipes for busy moms.

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