We all love a great recipe, but sometimes buying a long list of ingredients can be overwhelming. When you don’t feel like putting a bunch of effort into a meal, you may be tempted to reach for a pre-made option, but that’s not what clean eating is about. We know what you need: easy recipes for better health that take little effort. That’s why we provide recipes with only a few ingredients that will have you in and out of the kitchen in no time. The following easy recipes made with 7 ingredients or fewer will cover every meal of the day.
Avocado Pear Smoothie
Only 5 ingredients plus ice. Throw your ingredients in a blender for a breakfast full of healthy fats and fiber in under 2 minutes.
Clean Eating Refrigerator Oatmeal
This make-ahead breakfast is the pinnacle of easy – it doesn’t even require cooking. Just combine your 7 ingredients in a jar and refrigerate overnight. Oats give you fiber, and Greek yogurt adds protein.
Individual Egg and Spinach Bowls
Only 5 ingredients plus salt and pepper, this is a protein-packed baked egg recipe you can throw together in minutes.
Toast with Peaches, Cream Cheese and Honey
Want something fancy without the fuss? This recipe only has 5 ingredients and delivers a good amount of fiber and protein.
Lunch and Dinner
Roasted Corn and Black Bean Tacos
A few primary ingredients combined with herbs and spices gives you a filling lunch or light dinner.
Mediterranean Creamy Fettuccine with Broiled Tomatoes
You can still enjoy a creamy sauce on a clean eating plan. This easy recipe will show you how.
Pork Sirloin Chops with Apples and Roasted Russet Potatoes
With only 7 ingredients plus a few herbs and spices, this recipe features the classic pork chop and apple flavor combination for an easy, stick-to-your-ribs lunch or dinner.
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You don’t even need to boil the pasta! Have homemade mac and cheese just by throwing 5 ingredients into the slow cooker and stirring occasionally. Add some vegetables for a full meal.
New York Strip with Mushroom Gravy and Caramelized Onion
In the mood for red meat? Why not add some gravy? Our recipe makes it healthy.
Slow Cooker Ham and Pea Soup
Only 7 ingredients plus a few spices.
Chicken with Feta and Tomatoes
This recipe combines chicken, couscous, feta, tomatoes and cucumber for a Mediterranean lunch or dinner in less than half an hour.
Slow Cooker Black Beans and Chicken
This flavorful taco recipe contains only 4 ingredients.
Spiced Chocolate and Avocado Pudding
7 ingredients! Just throw them in a food processor, refrigerate, and enjoy this healthy pudding.
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Superfood Banana Pops
One of the healthiest dessert recipes you’ll ever see, and so easy.
Strawberries in Balsamic Yogurt Sauce
Just in time for summer, this recipe is simple as can be.
Apple Nachos Supreme
This is a very fun recipe with only a few ingredients. Making your own caramel sauce is a healthy choice and only takes a few minutes.
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