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At Clean Plates, the mission is to make it easier and more enjoyable to eat healthy, sustainable food without sacrificing an ounce of taste. Whether a conscientious carnivore, a vegetarian, or going gluten-free — Clean Plates has restaurant reviews, news and tips to help boost your health and keep your taste buds happy. Jared Koch, founder of Clean Plates, graduated pre-med from the University of Michigan and completed programs at the Global Institute for Alternative Medicine and Institute for Integrative Nutrition with certification by Columbia University, Teachers College. He is a nutritional consultant and health coach certified by the Teachers College of Columbia University, the Global Institute of Alternative Medicine, and the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. Jared began 10 years of wellness study with the likes of Dr. Andrew Weil, Deepak Chopra, raw food guru David Wolfe, and Walter Willett, Chair of Harvard's Department of Nutrition. He is also a certified yoga instructor with expertise in meditation and nutrition who has spoken at such organizations as Google, Sony, Merrill Lynch, Bank of America, MTV, and Time Warner. Jared believes in offering individuals and groups that are committed to living a more conscious, healthier lifestyle the education, inspiration, resources and support to be able to do so. Follow @CleanPlates on Twitter.

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The Clean Plates Special: Jimmy Nardello Peppers with Chef Jessica Koslow

The Clean Plates Special: Jimmy Nardello Peppers with Chef Jessica Koslow

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This installment of the Clean Plates series features an interesting variety of pepper: the Jimmy Nardello, a member of the …

The Clean Plates Special: Escarole with Top Chef's Antonia Lofaso

The Clean Plates Special: Escarole with Top Chef's Antonia Lofaso

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This installment of the Clean Plates series features raw escarole, a member of the chicory family and technically a kind …

The Clean Plates Special: Kale with Chef John Marsh

The Clean Plates Special: Kale with Chef John Marsh

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This latest installment in the Clean Plates series features kale, that darling of the health-conscious crowd and today’s most fashionable …

The Clean Plates Special: Mustard Greens with Chef Daniel Angerer and Restaurateur Adam Eskin

The Clean Plates Special: Mustard Greens with Chef Daniel Angerer and Restaurateur Adam Eskin

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This installment in the Clean Plates series features mustard greens, a member of the genus Brassica — the cabbage family. …

The Clean Plates Special: Organic, Short-Grain Brown Rice with Chef Kuniko Yagi

The Clean Plates Special: Organic, Short-Grain Brown Rice with Chef Kuniko Yagi

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The latest installment in the Clean Plates series features rice, a staple food for about half the world’s population. But …

The Clean Plates Special: Quinoa with Chef Ray Garcia

The Clean Plates Special: Quinoa with Chef Ray Garcia

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Welcome to the first installment of a new series by Clean Plates. This week’s special features quinoa, the only grain …