When you have the right tools you can do ANYTHING!

 

You are busy!

You are a working woman with NO time.

You don’t need to spend what little time you have researching, planning, and struggling to

make meals that are clean and healthy.

You need one place where you have everything you need.

Your Clean Eating Toolkit.

 

Deep Pantry Planner

Nothing is worse than discovering you are out of an ingredient right in the middle of preparing a meal. Use this free downloadable PDF to ensure you are always ready with clean ingredients on hand.

The Dirty Dozen and the Clean 15

What produce is the most contaminated and which is the least?

Free printable shopping wallet guide.

Sheet Pan Roasting Guide

This free downloadable chart makes sheet pan meals even easier. It lists how long it takes to roast each veggie and protein item so you can plan your own creations.

Time Saving Tips and Tricks

Having a successful career does not mean you have to sacrifice your health or the health of your family.

Use these time-saving strategies.

 

dash = less than 1/4 teaspoon

1 tablespoon = 3 teaspoons = 1/2 fluid ounce

1/8 cup = 1 fluid ounce  = 2 tablespoons =   6 teaspoons

1/4 cup = 2 fluid ounces  = 4 tablespoon = 12 teaspoons

1/2 cup = 4 fluid ounces  = 8 tablespoon = 24 teaspoons

1 cup  = 8 fluid ounces = 1/2 pint = 237 milliliters

2 cups = 16 fluid ounces = 1 pint = 474 milliliters

4 cups = 32 fluid ounces = 1 quart = 946 milliliters

2 pints = 32 fluid ounces = 1 quart = 0.964 liters

1/4 quart =1/2 pint = 1 cup = 8 fluid ounces

1/2 quart = 1 pint = 2 cups = 16 fluid ounces

4 quarts = 128 fluid ounces = 1 gallon = 3.784 liters

8 quarts = one peck

1/4 gallon = 1 quart = 2 pints = 4 cups = 32 fluid ounces

1/2 gal = 2 quarts = 4 pints = 8 cups = 64 fluid ounces

1 gal = 4 quarts = 8 pints = 16 cups = 128 fluid ounces

4 pecks = one bushel

1/16 teaspoon = a dash

1/8 teaspoon = a pinch

3 teaspoons  = 1 tablespoon = 1/2 ounce = 14.3 grams

2 tablespoons = 1/8 cup = 1 fluid ounce = 28.3 grams

4 tablespoons = 1/4 cup = 2 fluid ounces = 56.7 grams

5 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon = 1/3 cup = 2.6 fluid ounces = 75.6 grams

8 tablespoons = 1/2 cup = 4 ounces = 113.4 grams = 1 stick butter

12 tablespoons = 3/4 cup = 6 ounces = .375 pounds = 170 grams

16 tablespoons = 1 cup = 8 ounces – ½ pound = 226.8 grams

32 tablespoons = 2 cups = 16 ounces = 1 pound = 453.6 grams

64 tablespoons = 4 cups = 32 ounces = 2 pounds = 907 grams

Click here for a complete list of produce conversion and storage recommendations.

 

Butter:

1 stick = 4 oz (113 gm) = 8 Tbl = 1/2 cup

4 sticks = 16 oz (1 lb or 452 gm) = 32 Tbl = 2 cups

Lemon:

  • There is 1 Tablespoon (15 mls) of Lemon Zest in a Lemon
  • There is 2 Tablespoons (30 mls) of Lemon Juice in a Lemon

Herbs:

1 Tbl fresh = 1 tsp dried

Chocolate:

A ¼ Pound Chocolate Block Equals

  • There is ½ Cup (118 mls) of Melted Chocolate in a ¼ Pound Chocolate Block
  • There is ¾ Cup (177 mls) of Chipped Chocolate in a ¼ Pound Chocolate Block
  • There is 1 Cup (237 mls) of Grated Chocolate in a ¼ Pound Chocolate Block

Click Here to Convert dry food and liquid cooking ingredients between grams, milliliters, liters, kilograms, ounces, pounds, cups, spoons, teaspoons as you would have a kitchen scale! Measure flour, sugar, rice without a cooking scale. 150 grams of white flour equals 1 cup, 1 spoonful tablespoon of sugar is around 20 grams (0.7 ounces).

How much is 125 grams or 4.4 ounces of flour in cups? Convert between metric, imperial, and kitchen units for common cooking & baking ingredients.

https://www.foodsafety.gov/food-safety-charts/safe-minimum-cooking-temperature

 

FOOD TYPE INTERNAL TEMP(°F)
Ground meat and meat mixtures

Beef, pork, veal, lamb

Turkey, chicken

160

165

Fresh beef, veal, lamb

Steaks, roasts, chops

Rest time: 3 minutes

145
Poultry All Poultry (breasts, whole bird, legs, thighs, wings, ground poultry, giblets, and stuffing) 165
Pork and ham

 Fresh pork, including fresh ham
Rest time: 3 minutes

Precooked ham (to reheat)
Note: Reheat cooked hams
packaged in USDA-inspected
plants to 140°F

145

 

165

Eggs and egg dishes

Eggs

 

Egg dishes (such as frittata,
quiche)

Cook until yolk and white are firm

 

160

 

Leftovers and casseroles Leftovers and casseroles 165
Seafood

Fish with fins

Shrimp, lobster, crab, and
scallops

Clams, oysters, mussels

145 or cook until flesh is opaque
and separates easily with a fork

Cook until flesh is pearly or
white, and opaque

Cook until shells open during cooking

 

LINKS TO HEALTH AND FITNESS RESOURCES

MyHealthfinder:   See which screening tests and vaccines you or a loved one need to stay healthy.

Healthy Eating for an Active Lifestyle

ChooseMyPlate

Medline Plus: Trusted medical information including diagnosis, drugs, and medical information.

My Fitness Pal: one of the best apps ever for tracking your food and exercise.

Fitness Blender: Like having your own personal fitness trainer. But free..

Darebee: EVERYTHING you need. Exercise programs, fun challenges, meal plans, community. I love this site!

 

LINKS TO SERVICES

Shipt: Order everything from groceries to household essentials for delivery to your door.

Nutrition for Longevity: Enjoy clean, healthy meals delivered. Pure Ingredients, Chef Crafted, Delivered Weekly.

Hellofresh: America’s most popular meal kit

Sun BasketStay healthy at home with chef-crafted meals full of organic produce & delicious flavors.

Find Your Trainer: Personal training at home or outdoors

 

LINKS TO PRODUCTS

ThriveYour favorite organic & non-GMO brands, plus guaranteed savings—delivered to your door

Puritans Pride: Vitamins, supplements, herbs, nutritious food, and sports products

VeestroCooked from fresh, organic ingredients and delivered to you frozen. All you have to do is heat and enjoy.

Savory Spice Shop: High-quality spices to bring your clean eating to a whole new level.

Yoga Download:   Gain unlimited access to over 1600 online yoga classes  

N101 Nutrition, Health, and Sport: provides a vast selection of vitamins, herbs, sports nutrition, health supplements, and natural beauty/skincare products. 

Blendtec: One of the best blenders available on the market

Burpee Seed Co: Grow your own food for ultimate health

The Container Store: for all your kitchen and pantry organization needs

Le Creuset: Handcrafted in France with only premium materials, their legendary enameled cast iron provides even heat and moisture distribution for dishes with consistently superior texture and flavor.

Pure Water Freedom: no sense eating clean if you are drinking contaminated water.

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The Dirty Dozen and the Clean 15

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