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8 Lazy Ways to Eat Clean for a Week

Written by Grace & Silas
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You’ve probably heard of clean eating once or twice before. But If you’re still wondering what it is, it’s the idea of only eating natural or real food and limiting any intake of processed and unhealthy food. It’s an eating habit that’ll improve your health in many ways.

And If you’re thinking of trying to eat clean, even for a week, then definitely check out these tips. They’re some helpful ideas that will make eating clean so much easier. These hacks are also great for beginners, so check them out and let me know what you think!

Prepare Meals Ahead of Time

Do yourself a favor and prep your meals ahead of time. On Sundays after doing your groceries, pre-cut your veggies and other ingredients, cook in advance, and pre-assemble the meals in lunch boxes. You’ll have meals ready for the week saving yourself from eating unhealthy on busy days and nights.

It’s one of the simplest and smartest ways to make healthy eating habitual.

Detox Water

Don’t be afraid to add some fresh fruit and herbs to your water for a detoxifying drink. It tastes great, flushes out toxins, and will cleanse your body effortlessly.

Make Freezer Meals

Freezer meals are the best. You prepare them in advance, store in your fridge, and dump in your cooker when needed. They save you so much time and money while staying healthy.

Store Grab-n-Go Snacks

As part of your clean eating, you need to skip junk foods and unhealthy snacks. So stockpile your pantry with healthy snacks and make a grab-and-go snack corner.

Cut some fruit up and put it in plastic containers. Also, pre-assemble some nuts, dark chocolate, unsweetened dried fruit and pack them in small baggies. Bring them to work or school and you’ll be able to stay away from unhealthy cravings.

Make Overnight Oats

Transform yourself into a morning person with delicious and hearty overnight oats. You can prepare them the night before or three days in advance, store in your fridge, and have an instant healthy breakfast in the morning.

Grocery Shopping

Make it a habit to do your groceries after you’ve planned out your meals. This will ensure that you have all the ingredients you need for the week.

Also, always try to stick to your grocery list and focus on healthy supplies. Not only will you save time and money doing this, but you’ll also be able to make sure you eat clean.

Freezer Smoothie Packs

Just because you’re eating clean doesn’t mean you need to skip dessert. Try making some smoothies and treat yourself to a healthy and guilt-free dessert.

To easily make one, you just have to combine ingredients like chopped fruits, leafy greens, yogurt, honey, etc. in a ziplock bag, freeze overnight, and put into your blender in the morning. They’ll satisfy your sweet tooth and improve your health.

Mason Jar Meal

Compared to plastic containers, mason jars are a better food storage option. They keep your meals clean and fresh for longer and you can take them anywhere.


Whether you just wanna test the waters or plan on starting a clean eating lifestyle, these tips and hacks have got you covered. They’re super easy to do, not complicated, and give great results. They’ll help you keep on track with eating clean and make your life so much easier. So give them a try and let me know what you think!

Now, If you have any questions about these clean eating tips, comment down below. I’d love to help you out!

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Meet Silas & Grace

Silas and Grace always had a passion for travel. So in 2016, they started Chasing Foxes as an independent income source. 4 months after launch, they were making enough money from their blog to travel full-time, and in the past 5 years, they’ve been able to encourage others in their blogging journeys too. Learn more about Silas & Grace.

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