You asked, we answered! Find out which pantry staple items are clean and which are not—and where to buy them.
When you’re following a clean eating diet, you’re aiming to eat foods that are as close to their natural state as possible—meaning little to no processing. Naturally (pun intended), as your plate gets cleaner, you’re bound to start cutting out added sugars from your diet, which is always a good thing. But, there’s nothing wrong with adding a little sweetness to your cooking from time to time, whether to soften the bite from a homemade vinaigrette or add a glaze to salmon. With all the confusion around natural sweeteners and types of sugar out there (stevia, brown rice syrup, turbinado sugar, ahh!), we're going to make it real simple for you: There are two sweeteners that we recommend when following a Clean Eating diet: raw honey and pure 100% maple syrup.
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