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Hey guys! So just a quick post to share my daily yoga routine with you all. I’ve always been a fan of a little home self taught yoga from quite a young age and along with the ‘Sun salutation’ I found this online and it’s amazing after a workout to stretch your entire body out! 

  I always feel so aligned afterwards, if that sounds crazy!? But give it a go – if you have a reasonable amount of flexibility to start with then it’s a good routine, if not then maybe start with doing the ‘sun salutation’ once or twice a day for a month and you will be surprised how much of a difference it will make. 

Peace out yogi bears! ✌🏽️

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Happy Devon Day!

Flags fly high for the beautiful home we call Devon – how astonishly beautiful you are!! 

Blackpool sands – Dartmouth 

Exmouth beach 
Exeter cathedral 

Head on over to Twitter #Devonday to see more of the Westcountry’s beauty and upload your own happy places around our glorious county! 

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Spanish spiced chicken on baby rocket with parmesan


This is another quick and super tasty salad/lightmeal idea, the orginal recipe i made involves chorizo but I left that out for the clean version!


Chicken breast
1 chilli chopped
2 large garlic cloves chopped
Sea salt
Cracked black pepper
Baby rocket leaves
Vine tomato
Parmesan shavings

Lightly cook the chicken breast in a little water or oil, add the garlic and chilli and stir,add the tomato chopped and the thyme and paprika, stir lightly until chicken is cooked through, splash a little balsamic on the rocket and shave some parmesan on top for garnish.

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For a chance of winning
1× Aerolatte whisk
1x teapigs organic matcha powder
1 x teapigs matcha shot glass

Simply head on over to twitter and follow @loriericeli and @teapigs and retweet the competition post! Winner will be chosen at random Monday 5th april!

Keep an eye out for my Teapigs Matcha review this friday too


Why not head on over to www.teapigs.com and use the code CLEVER and receive 10% when ordering (excludes matcha and bulk orders)

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Competition T-time


Good news #clevercleanbites has teamed up with the fabulously scrumptious @teapigs for some competition fun! To be in for a chance to win some #teapigs #matcha #tea prizes head on over to #twitter this evening!
Be sure to follow @loriericeli on twitter along with @teapigs so you dont miss out! #eatclean #competition #giveaway #weekend #happy #healthy

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Happy friday!


Friday is here, although I don’t like to see myself as one of those wait for friday people, its still nice to see in the weekend with a smile, delve into relaxation mode (if you are lucky enough to not be working on a saturday)and put your feet up. I’m just as happy on friday mornings as any other day because mornings mean breakfast! And breakfast means COFFEE 🙂 anyway back to the point which was about my feature friday, I don’t have one ready for today, this week has zoomed by leaving absolutely no blog time.
But fear not! I have some fantastic products being shipped my way shortly for review, along with some prize giveaways for you lovely clean eating health machines out there! So as miranda says “bear with” and look out for the goodies to come.

In the mean time im always live “on the go” over on twitter and instagram @loriericeli @clean_bites @xloriex so give me a follow on there also.

Enjoy your weekend lovelies and I will try and fire out some clean weekend recipe treats for you all.


“Happy friday”

Lorie riceli

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First of all apologies for the lack of posts recently, half term is hectic for me but Happy Easter to you all and here is my feature friday for this lovely bank holiday weekend!

I was recently lucky enough to sample some wonderful caffeine treats from VividDrinks, im not one for turning down anything that involves greentea or coffee, especially one that explores  innovative, new ways to get my caffeine fix.


At a glance Vivid has everything that appeals to the eye when im out shopping for thirst quenchers on the go,small yet functional, healthy, mouthwatering flavour choices and packed with good energy sources to keep me going.Matcha tea has been one of my favourite summer drinks for a few years now, I tend to merge into my iced tea mode when the sun starts make an appearance so I was more than excited to carry these little beauties around in my handbag, along side my meal prep this week.


I have to say it was hard to choose a favourite out of these (grape and elderflower, lime, honey and ginger, pear and rhubarb) but I think if there has to be a winner, i’d go for the grape and elderflower! Alot of drinks you can buy can be a let down when it comes to flavour but I must say this wasnt the case with these, they were all delicious and even better when chilled or iced. If like me you are a health nut or simply looking for a healthy swap for your iced drinks this coming summer, I fully recommend you look out for Vivid drinks on the shelves!

Check out the range …..

Instagram @vividdrinks
Twitter @vividdrinks

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Feature friday – BeInspired!


To kick off the start of my weekly features, is one that excites me to immense proportions! Being a social network enthusiast as I am, blogging, updating, posting, tweeting and sharing on social media platforms far and wide (as some of you may know very well)here is a brand new shiny social media platform that covers everything we could possibly dream of in the world of fitness and health.

BeInspired fitness is here! And oh how we needed such delights! Founded and created by Niall smith, this innovative new take on social media webbing is Sort of a facebook for fitness addicts if you wish but with far greater benefits and opportunities.


BeInspired allows you to create your very own profile in which you can keep your followers , clients and friends upto date with classes, achievements, schedules and activities. Whats more it gives you the flexibility to find and search out professionals who meet your needs and objectives,with online booking systems and messaging tools.

So whether you are a professional or you aspire to inspire, get ready to BeInspired.



To be featured in upcoming months email clevercleanbites@gmail.com

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Hooray for pancake day!


Yay! Pancake day is finally here, have you been eagerly awaiting this day as much as I have!? 24 hrs filled with guilt after mountainous stacks of naughty little rounds, piled high with butters and syrups…I know right? it still sounds so delicious even with the guilt and why not its one day of the year after all BUT if like me you are sworn to the life of clean eats, then we need alternatives and we need them now! There is such things as guilt free pancakes and they come to us in the form of protein! So here they are, enjoy your pancake day

2 scoops protein powder of choice
1 egg white
teaspoon Baking powder
Splash of Water
Blend all the ingredients in a blender and use as little water as possible and then you can add more if its too dry, it should be quite thick batter that can still be poured easily into pan.


Heat up your pan with a little coconut oil and pour in half the batter, protein pancakes are quite fragile so its best to cook them for as long as possible on the first side before trying to turn over.


Blueberry compote:
Blueberries, honey, water
Heat in a saucepan until stewed and water has become a syrup like consistency.

Banana, peanut butter, honey, cinnamon.


You can pretty much chuck whatever takes your fancy on top of your pancakes, these two are definate winners for me though.


Happy pancake day ! 

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