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Our Complete Guide to Oahu!

Our Complete Guide to Oahu!

Our complete guide to Oahu is HEREEE! Everything from the best beaches, to out of this world hikes, to insanely delish food! 😆 There is...

CSE Pancake & Waffle Mix

CSE Pancake & Waffle Mix

Level up your breakfast with sweet, vanilla cake-like, protein-packed pancakes.

Food Storage

Food Storage

Let's talk shelf life! Here's a checklist of our must-have food storage items.

Holiday Charcuterie Board

Holiday Charcuterie Board

The perfect holiday charcuterie spread starts with a pretty board and a lot of variety!

CSE Challenge Approved Drinks

CSE Challenge Approved Drinks

Looking to spice up your drink game? These CSE-approved drinks deliver all the flavor (without the calories).

Debunking 4 Protein Myths!

Debunking 4 Protein Myths!

It’s time to debunk those protein myths and start taking advantage of a little extra (protein) power!

Best Meals for Camping

Best Meals for Camping

The best (and easiest) camp-friendly CSE recipes and tips.

Vacation Tips

Vacation Tips

Yes, you can CSE on vacation! 5 tips to help you make healthy choices on vacay (and once you get home).

Our Costco Faves

Our Costco Faves

Like Costco? You'll love this! Here's what we stock up on before each challenge.

App Exclusive Recipes

App Exclusive Recipes

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Dinner in 25 Minutes or Less

Dinner in 25 Minutes or Less

Dinner in 25 minutes? Say less. Here's what you can make in 25 minutes.

Is there a magic calorie deficit number?

Is there a magic calorie deficit number?

What to know about finding your calorie deficit sweet spot and how you can maximize it.

The Top 3 Ways to Stay on Track In-Between Challenges

The Top 3 Ways to Stay on Track In-Between Challenges

Want to build healthy habits that last a lifetime? Here's three tips for staying on track in-between challenges.

The Ultimate Clean Simple Eats Swaps and Substitutions List

The Ultimate Clean Simple Eats Swaps and Substitutions List

Check out our list of swaps and substitutions if you have food allergies or dietary restrictions.

Ideal Nutrient Timing - When To Eat What

Ideal Nutrient Timing - When To Eat What

Take a peek into our day to see our daily nutrition and exercise routine.

10-Step "Getting Started Guide" to the Clean Simple Eats Challenge

10-Step "Getting Started Guide" to the Clean Simple Eats Challenge

Start here to jumpstart your CSE Challenge experience!

Macro Friendly Italian Sodas

Macro Friendly Italian Sodas

I posted this recipe on my Insta Stories a few weeks ago when I was sharing how I make these for my kids, and so...

Caramel Toffee Protein Powder Substitutions

Caramel Toffee Protein Powder Substitutions

The best thing about our Caramel Toffee Protein Powder besides the taste is how versatile it is! To prove it, we went through all of...

5 Tips For Mastering Your Health During Quarantine

5 Tips For Mastering Your Health During Quarantine

We were recently featured by KSL in an article talking about how to maintain a healthy routine while social distancing. Check out the full article here and...

Cost-Effective, Low-Ingredient Recipes

Cost-Effective, Low-Ingredient Recipes

You guys asked and we answered! We did a round-up of the recipes in our meal plans that have the fewest amount of ingredients, are...

Clean Simple Eats in Yahoo News!

Clean Simple Eats in Yahoo News!

We are absolutely thrilled to be featured on Yahoo News! We shared the back story of Clean Simple Eats throwing it back to when we were practically...

Stay Home Bucket List

Stay Home Bucket List

This past week we asked you guys what your favorite family-friendly, at-home activities were and we got SO MANY awesome responses! We just *had* to...

5 Work-From-Home Snacks

5 Work-From-Home Snacks

DARK CHOCOLATE CHERRY SHAKE Makes 1 serving 245 calories / 8F / 23C / 20P Ingredients: 1 cup unsweetened almond milk 1⁄2 cup (70g) frozen...

Simple Oatmeal Bags For Travel

Simple Oatmeal Bags For Travel

Sharing our tried and true, SIMPLE oatmeal recipe that we take with us pretty much every time we travel. We’ve been taking these with us...

Kick Your Cold With Our Immunity Bundle

Kick Your Cold With Our Immunity Bundle

JJ and I have a SECRET. 🤫 The cure to all your nasty cold woes! We've had it work for us time and time again!...

New Year's Eve Healthy Party Snacks!

New Year's Eve Healthy Party Snacks!

I’ve put a healthier spin on three crowd-pleasing party snacks and I PROMISE with all the goodness happening, you cannot tell the difference - they are SO dang good! Make...

Our Complete Guide to Maui

Our Complete Guide to Maui

IT’S HERE!!!! All of our Maui recommendations are below! 🤙🏻 Think best beaches, hikes & ALL THE FOOD 🙌🏻. If you travel to Hawaii and...

Quick and Easy Clean Simple Eats Meals

Quick and Easy Clean Simple Eats Meals

We went ahead and put together our official CSE approved list of quick and easy meals to eat and prepare! We surveyed all the recipes...

Clean Simple Eats Insider’s Guide to Disneyland

Clean Simple Eats Insider’s Guide to Disneyland

As you probably already know, Disneyland is one of our favorite places EVER. I know from your comments/questions you guys love it too! So today,...

CSE-Approved Freezer Meals

CSE-Approved Freezer Meals

It’s finalllllllyyyyyy HERE! Our list of make-ahead CSE-approved freezer meals is below! WINTER RECIPE BOOK Snacks Breakfast Sandwiches by the Dozen (Assemble and freeze. Place...

How to Create the Ultimate Protein Power Bite Recipe

How to Create the Ultimate Protein Power Bite Recipe

The ultimate Power Bite starts with Protein Powder and OffBeat Butter. Read for more tips (and a yummy recipe)!

Our Favorite Kauai, Hawaii Recommendations

Our Favorite Kauai, Hawaii Recommendations

ALOHA!! We just got back from chasing all of the sunrises and soaking up all sunsets on this beautiful island of Kauai! 🌅 We are...

Limitless Mix-In Milkshakes

Limitless Mix-In Milkshakes

You can thank @lillielovesmacros for creating and perfecting such a basic, yet INCREDIBLE ProYo recipe!! QUEEN! We have used her recipe as inspo for these...

Our Favorite CSE Approved Bars!

Our Favorite CSE Approved Bars!

We love these protein bars for snacking on the go or when traveling! I always keep one in my car or purse because emergency snacks...

Home Gym Tour

Home Gym Tour

We’re so excited to share our home gym tour with you! Our best advice when creating your home gym - make sure whatever you put...

Save Time Meal Prepping With These Hacks

Save Time Meal Prepping With These Hacks

Our CSE Squad spilled the tea on time-saving meal prep hacks - and trust us, you should take note!

Our Top 10 Ways to Stay On Track During The Weekend

Our Top 10 Ways to Stay On Track During The Weekend

Happy Friday, #CSEtribe! Don’t give up on Friday just because it’s the end of a long week and you’re tired and your groceries are running...

5 Ways to Jumpstart Your Metabolism!

5 Ways to Jumpstart Your Metabolism!

5 SUREFIRE WAYS TO STOKE YOUR METABOLISM DURING THE CSE CHALLENGE! Below is a list of 5 of the more basic elements of effective training...

Finding my TDEE (Total Daily Energy Expenditure)

Finding my TDEE (Total Daily Energy Expenditure)

Let’s talk more about finding your TDEE (Total Daily Energy Expenditure), how to determine your activity level and kick off the Spring Challenge on the...

Macros 101

Macros 101

“Macros” is short for macronutrients. They provide life and fuel for the body in the form of calories. There are 3 macronutrients that provide us...

Gut Health Hacks

Gut Health Hacks

Hippocrates was a really smart man that lived lightyears ahead of his time. He said, “Every disease stems from the gut.” He understood the important...

Edits and Changes

Edits and Changes

As much as we try to make our meal plans perfect, we are humans, and sometimes there are errors. Below are some of the changes...

How to Calculate Calories During the Challenge When You're Pregnant or Nursing

How to Calculate Calories During the Challenge When You're Pregnant or Nursing

If you're a pregnant or a nursing mama, you're probably wondering if our Clean Simple Eats meal plans are safe for you to use, and...

The Clean Simple Eats Circle For Success

The Clean Simple Eats Circle For Success

We strongly believe that your health journey includes more than just what you eat. We strongly believe in these 5 pillars of health when it...

What's On Our Menu: 4th of July Cookout

What's On Our Menu: 4th of July Cookout

Happy 4th of July week! 🇺🇸 We're celebrating with a few of our fave CSE recipes that are super simple to prepare and sure please...

The 5 Golden CSE Challenge Rules

The 5 Golden CSE Challenge Rules

If you follow these 5 Golden CSE Rules, you'll have massive success with any CSE Challenge!  #1 Be patient. I get a lot of messages from...

How To Make the Homemade Honey Whole Wheat Bread

How To Make the Homemade Honey Whole Wheat Bread

I absolutely love this homemade CSE bread recipe! Sharing the recipe below. Makes 24 Servings 120 calories 2 F / 22C / 4 P The...

You Purchased Your Meal Plan. What's Next?

You Purchased Your Meal Plan. What's Next?

After you've purchased your meal plan for this season, there are a few things you can do RIGHT NOW to make the most of your...