Clean Slate: Review

Clean Slate: Review

If you’ve read my blog for any period of time, you know I am all about that healthy lifestyle. In my head. Really, I like to eat cheese and Doritos. And buffalo wings. I want to want to be healthy. So, naturally, when I saw this book, I wanted it. And I know some people don’t like her brand, but in my opinion, you can’t go wrong with Martha Stewart. The lady knows her stuff!     First Impressions This book is so bright! Everything is white and light green and pink! It definitely stands out and gives a very CLEAN EATING LIVES HERE impression. It’s a paperback, but it’s pretty sturdy for a paperback. Although the pages are a little matte, they are in color and of good construction. I was pretty happy about the way the book was set up. There was a beginning section for a Reset which gave you tons of information about good fats, what kinds of foods you should choose, smart swaps (like swapping traditional croutons for walnuts). This is all stuff that I pretty much already knew, but it’s nice to be reminded, and it’s especially nice for people who may be starting their healthy eating journey here. The second half of the book is the recipes. The Recipes I’ll be honest here, the actual recipes in the book sound scary and sort of look like cardboard. Overall, that’s pretty disappointing because if healthy eating looks like it doesn’t taste good, people won’t eat it. Really, I’d prefer badly shot Pinterest-style photos over artfully crafted packing peanuts. Being someone who does cook, though,...