The Miss’es Clean Blog

August 4, 2014

August Clean Recipe: Black Bean Brownies

We discovered a delicious recipe from ChocolateCoveredKatie. It is a gluten-free black bean brownie recipe with some minor modifications. We liked it so much we made it our August Clean Eating Recipe! Serving Size: 9-12 Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups black beans (1 15-oz can, drained and rinsed very well) 2 tbsp cocoa powder - dutch or regular (add a little extra if desired) 1/2 cup quick oats 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 cup pure maple syrup 1/4 cup coconut or vegetable oil 2 tsp pure vanilla extract 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 cup to 2/3 cup soy chocolate chips (available in...
August 4, 2014

August Shining Stars

Get to know some of the amazing people on our team! Cari, Sandra and Paje are this month's featured stars! Cari J: Favourite Past Time? Walking, Zumba, anything to do with my son and cooking Your Favourite Vacation Memory/Destination? Whistler, B.C.: Snowmobiling in Cougar Mountain #AMAZING Pets? A dog Favourite Movie? Trapped in Paradise (because my mom is in it) What is your favourite part about your job? At the end of a clean when you can see the difference in the job you have done. Your favourite cleaning product to use? All of the products are amazing. I love the smell and the way Benefect works,...
August 1, 2014

July Clean Eating Recipe Winner: Skinny Soup

Thank you Jenny for sharing your clean eating recipe! You have won a $50 Gift Certificate to The Valli Girls! Jenny's Clean Eating Recipe: Skinny Soup Serving Size: 6 Ingredients: 1/3 of a whole cabbage, chopped 3 medium size tomatoes 2 green onion stocks chopped 1 bag of baby bok Choy (usually pack of 6) Full head cauliflower cut up into bite size pieces 2-3 carrots 3 celery parts 6 cups water 2 cups chicken broth (vegetable broth for vegan version) Cayenne pepper Salt Pepper Instructions: Put all that good stuff into your pot and let it boil for 8-10 mins then...
July 31, 2014

Debt Diet Challenge Update: Week 1 & 2

Week 1: Thursday July 17th 2014 to Thursday July 24th 2014 So… I was afraid, very afraid! I put this out there live in the cyber world and am now accountable! Everyone I know knows what I am up to so there can be NO cheating on this debt diet (I really should do this with a food diet, haha I’d probably have better success!) In reality this week has been a little different as I took a tumble down the stairs and haven’t been out and about much to spend any money. I felt a little ahead of the game...
July 24, 2014

Making the switch to organic cleaning products

    If you are hoping to make the switch to organic cleaning products, here is a guide on how to use our favourite products. These products replace every cleaning product you can imagine! Pink Solution “Light” (light mixture) Replaces wood cleaners, glass cleaners and laminate floor cleaners Wood Cleaners – Pledge, GLO Glass Cleaners – Windex Laminate Floor Cleaners – Zep, Easy Shine “Heavy” (heavy mixture) Replaces all purpose spray cleaners and shower cleaners when used daily Spray on surfaces and wipe clean or use diluted in a bucket of water and wipe clean (dilute 1/3 cup in 4...
July 24, 2014

Cream of Potato Soup…Without the Cream!

So I am not going to lie...I borrowed this soup recipe from my Vitamix cookbook, changed it up a bit and made it organic and dairy free! I am definitely not about creating my own recipes, I am not that creative! However, I am all about taking meals that are quick and easy and making it healthier for my lifestyle. If you want to see the original inspiration click here: https://www.vitamix.ca/Find-Recipes/C/H/Chicken-Potato-Spinach-Soup?RSRCH=1 My Shopping List: 1 cup of organic chicken broth 1 ½ cups of homemade or store bought organic carrageenan free almond milk (email me if you need the milk recipe!!! Mmm) ¼...
July 17, 2014

Raw Chocolate Cream Caramel Bars

PreventDisease.com shared an amazing recipe that is both delicious AND nutritious. This is a must try for anyone with a sweet tooth! INGREDIENTS: Crust 1 cup almonds, cashews or peanuts 1 cup dates Pinch of salt (optional) Caramel 1/2 cup cashew butter 1/2 cup coconut oil 1 cup dates Chocolate Cream 1/3 cup coconut oil 2-3 tablespoons cacao powder 1/4 cup raw honey METHOD: To make the crust: process the almonds or other nuts into flour in your food processor, then add the dates and process until it all begins to stick together. Press into the bottom of a lined...
July 17, 2014

Debt Diet Challenge!

This week I am working on something new 🙂 It’s summer now and trying to keep up with my daughter's endless amount of energy is difficult, but keeping up with the costs of being a stay at home mom during the summer can be even harder! After furnishing a new office in January, basement renovations in February and March and exterior maintenance to the home this spring, it is time to cut back on spending! The purpose of this challenge is to experience a fun summer in Niagara while on a limited budget as a stay at home mom (as many of...
July 14, 2014

The Secret to a Streak-Free Mirror!

Cleaning mirrors can be a difficult task, especially when they leave streak marks after you have cleaned it! We have the secret to streak-free mirrors that will make cleaning mirrors less stressful and time consuming! Tip: Turn off the lights while you are cleaning to prevent streaking! Heat from the light is what causes it to streak. Also, make sure the mirror is completely dry before turning the lights back on. Happy cleaning!! 🙂
July 14, 2014

And the Winner is…

Rachel Milan $75 Gift Certificate to PURE Natural Health and Wellness Ruth Unra One month supply from Swift Greens Paje Pokjowy Martini Set from Details by Design     CONGRATULATIONS! Please stop by the office to pick up your prize!                      
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