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Sweet Freedom

Sweet Freedom
Delicious recipes with a low-to-no total sugar content

The 28-day Sweet Freedom Reboot program helps you gently break your addictive relationship with sugar so your whole bodymind system has the chance to recalibrate from sugar's many detrimental effects on your health, mood, energy and even your looks.

The Sweet Freedom badge will alert you to all the dishes in Clean Food Central which provide terrific nourishment WITHOUT the addition of extra, unnecessary sugars.

The Sweet Freedom recipes are excellent choices if you are:

  • Watching your weight
  • Pre-diabetic or diabetic
  • Trying to calm your sugar cravings
  • Wanting to get off sugar
  • Trying to improve a skin issue, particularly acne, PMS breakouts, or premature wrinkling
  • Trying to improve the health of your teeth
  • Concerned about cancer / prevention

Enjoy this selection of dishes as a way to enhance sweet living without the sugar.

All-Veg Tabbouleh

This elegant tabbouleh is even faster to make than the traditional version, yet it is completely grain-free. Finely processed raw cauliflower makes an extremely low-calorie base for all the rich, minerally, citrusy flavors of this classic Middle Eastern dish. Add in some of the optional extras to make it a full meal.

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Anytime Thanksgiving Turkey and Fresh Cranberry Sauce

When you are in the mood to eat roast Thanksgiving turkey but not to prep said turkey, give this easy, practical and mouth-watering entree a try. Turkey tenderloins are super-lean, tasty and very easy to work with. The brining step requires a little pre-planning, but yields incredibly moist and flavorful meat. The cranberry sauce is a fresh, raw relish that requires no cooking at all. Plus it's a million times tastier and more nutrient-rich than the canned glop. Gobble, gobble...

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Baked Eggs or Eggs en Cocotte

These eggs look elegant enough to serve for a nice brunch. But they are so easy to make and have endless possible ingredient combos.

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Baked Mediterranean Chicken

Mediterranean cuisine, well known for its nutritional benefits, is easily adapted to a quick baked chicken dish. While simple to make, it has a satisfying complexity of flavor. The piquancy of the lemon and olives is mellowed by the creamy feta. This recipe can work in all seasons, even summer, because the oven only needs to be on for twenty minutes.

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Baked Sweet Potato Hummus

This delightful, lightly sweet hummus makes a perfect satisfying, high-fiber fall snack with crunchy crudites or seasonal fruit slices. It is made without oils for lowest-cal, but tastes great with a splash of extra virgin olive, so feel free to drizzle if you're looking for some clean fats. The flavor with black beans is delightful, but the color isn't, so choose your bean base accordingly :)

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Basic Nut Milk

Nut milk is commercially available all over the place, but it's easy to make your own and homemade tastes incredibly fresh and delicious. You can do the simplest version or fancy and flavor things up to rival anything you can find at a good juice bar ~ up to you!

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Bison Flank Steak

Flank steak tends to be a tougher cut of meat, especially bison steaks because they are even lower in fats than beef. The solution? A citrusy, tenderizing marinade and then slicing thinly on the bias. This one practically melts in your mouth!

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Blender Choco-Banana Protein Muffins

These muffins are SO easy make ~ just throw the ingredients into a blender, pour, bake and eat! Or freeze them. They are so high in protein and so low in calories that they make a really good grab-and-go breakfast or post-workout snack.

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Breakfast Mexi-cado

Cooked avocado has a richer, creamier texture than raw that makes for a satisfying easy breakfast or anytime mini-meal.

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Broccolini Pesto

Broccolini has all the nutritional benefits of the high-powered crucifers, but it is sweeter and slightly more tender than broccoli - perfect for raw preparations like this loaded pesto.

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