New Healthy Energy Bars We Love

These tasty real-food bars will fuel your day…


12 More Awesome Uses For Almond Butter

Go even more nuts for almond butter with these 12 recipe ideas…


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3 Tasty Snack Swaps You’ll Love

Got a #snackattack? Swap out candy, cookies and chips for more nutrient-dense treats from certified-organic…


8 Drool-Worthy Instagram Recipe Videos

Want to get inspired to make dinner in under 60 seconds? Check out some of our favorite…


5 New Healthy Products We Love: Volume 13

This week’s list is loaded with tasty items to help you save time and stay satisfied…


Raw Bar: 7 Healthier Snack Bars

Our favorite energy bars may be free of GMOs and gluten, but they are filled with flavor

What’s organic, raw, non-GMO, gluten-free, soy-free, dairy-free, wheat-free, trans fat-free…


5 New Healthy Products We Love: Volume 3

Our weekly picks of the best new healthy items out there

This week we’re finding tasty ways to up your protein intake with these healthy new food…


Wise Cracker

Snack smart with these almond-flour crackers

Finding a cracker that’s both healthier and delicious isn’t as easy as it’s cracked…


Pure Energy Bars

Shanti Bars are the best of portable plant-based nutrition

When Lauren Feingold and Ashanty Williams make a protein bar, they don’t mess around…


Smoothies To Warm You Up

We know it sounds weird, but this is one trend you will want to blend with

We love smoothies. But what makes for a refreshing wake-up in July can be decidedly less…


Pop Up

Skip the microwave variety and cook up some homemade kernels

Make your own popcorn complete with healthy toppings…


Smart Snacking

Brussel Bytes offers Brussels sprout lovers an addictive new way to eat their favorite veggie

We found an easy way to get all the health benefits of Brussels sprouts…


Sweet Thing

EKG Project desserts are gluten, grain, dairy and soy-free

EKG Project makes guilt-free, healthy desserts…


7 Ways to Go Nuts

Simple ways to incorporate almonds, walnuts and other heart-healthy nuts into your diet

Try these easy ways to add more nuts into your diet…


Yes Bars, Please

Organic, non GMO energy bars that will make you say, "Yes, please, can I have some more?"

For clean eaters like us, the holiday season involves a lot of saying “no.” No to the…


Lip-smacking snacking

Try Goodbites for organic, vegan, gluten-free treats

Goodbites’ addictive snacks are made using a short list of wholesome, raw and nutritious ingredients…


It’s a date

These dates stuffed with almond butter are extremely easy and delicious…


Blender Bender

Healthy smoothies, no matter what

Two smoothie companies are making it even easier to blend a healthy snack…


Salt-N-Pepa

Next time you need to indulge reach for a bag of healthy Jackson’s Honest Chips…


Bar None

Unprocessed ingredients and real energy wrapped into one little bar

These snack bars are healthy and delicious…


Jerked Around

Why jerky can be a smart way to snack.

Jonty Jacobs uses traditional South African curing methods for their beef jerky…


Make it Pop

Green juice, even more refreshing than before

Innocent Ice Pops will keep us cool all summer…


Bug Appétit!

Nothing to bug you here

Give cricket snacks a chance…


Best of Clean Plates 2013

Which Clean Plates stories were most clicked in 2013? Read our top 5 countdown…


Clean Plates’ 2013 Gift Guide

Need a great gift? Each item in our 2013 gift guide can help make the holidays happier…


3 Fast Holiday Recipe Videos!

Got extra guests coming, or need to whip up a dish in a hurry? Check out these…


8 Pink Foods that Fight Breast Cancer

Pink is for eating your way to health, not just ribbons. You can fight breast cancer by…


Have You Tried Amaranth?

This whole grain is packed with protein

This ancient grain is gluten-free, and it’s a complete protein. Discover amaranth…


Put a Moringa on It

Have you heard about the latest superfood? Discover moringa—and some tasty bites that contain it…


The Most Important Foods You Aren’t Eating: Fermented Foods

And why they're so darn good

Are you missing out on an unusual nutrient powerhouse? Discover fermented foods…


7 Better-For-You Junk Foods

What to reach for when you get really hangry

Got a craving for a sweet or salty treat? Try our 5 picks for better junk foods…


Dear Clean Plates: Are Granola Bars to Blame for My Bloat?

The lowdown on granola bars

Are granola bars to blame for your bloat? A particular “high-fiber” product additive might make your…


5 Food Freebies

Grab these online freebies that will kick-start your journey to a cleaner diet…


Super Bowl: Thyme Carrot Chips with Potato-Yogurt Dip

Want a winning snack for this Sunday’s Super Bowl? Forget the bagged snacks; whip up this…


Coco-nut Granola

You might just beat not only the cold, but a cold with this coco-nutty granola, baked…


On Our Radar: Creative Juice Café

Get five powerful, pain-relieving ingredients to add to your juicing repertoire, from the newly opened Creative…


No Excuses: NatureBox Brings Healthy Snacks to You

Take the stress out of snacking with this new subscription service

No matter how good we are about healthy meals, it’s the snacks that often suck us…


Eat Your Weeds: Seaweed, That Is!

Diversify your veggies with this underwater green

You’ve probably heard, “Eat your greens,” but do you include veggies from the sea too? Seaweed…


And the Award Goes To…Oscars Party Appetizers

These Oscars-approved snacks get a Clean Plates health-conscious update

Have a red carpet experience from the comfort of home with these delicious recipes, perfect for an…


Recipe Makeover: Smitten Kitchen’s Cinnamon Brown Butter Breakfast Puffs

These decadent breakfast puffs get a health-conscious update

Try my makeover of Smitten Kitchen’s Cinnamon Brown Butter Breakfast Puffs—same deliciousness, packed with better…


Buffalo Wings for Super Bowl Sunday

Bring buffalo chicken wings and blue cheese dip to a healthier level

These wings are guaranteed to score high marks, even if your favorite team doesn’t…