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MCK Grilled Sweet Potato and Pineapple Whole30 Goodness

Grilled Pineapple and Sweet Potato Stack

I have been longing to use my grill. It has been raining and raining and raining here. I think it was a “want what you can’t have situation” but, I fired up the grill the second I saw that first bit of sun peak out of the clouds that had been covering our little bit of […]

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MCK Turns 1!

My Clean Kitchen Turns One!!!

Wow, we can’t believe it’s been a year since we started My Clean Kitchen. It all started in Sara’s little kitchen with the idea of writing a cookbook, that quickly evolved into a food blog. Little did we know when we got started that we’d be joining a unique and sophisticated group of people. Food bloggers are dedicated, creative and fun. We are honored to be a part of that community. Over the year, we have tried hard to create recipes that are not only delicious but also healthy, fresh and local. It’s been an exciting and challenging journey.

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Heritage Harvest Festival at Monitcello

Heritage Harvest Festival at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello

A few weekends ago, on a whim, a friend and I decided to go to the Heritage Harvest Festival at Monticello. And, well, wow, is all I can say. This festival was absolutely amazing, and was only $10! I had no idea about the scope of this festival. Next year I plan to attend every day, […]

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A Clean Eating Camping Trip

A Clean Eating Camping Trip

Last weekend we went camping in Macedonia State Park. It was beautiful. Our campsite was nestled along a babbling brook. I had always thought that was just an expression, babbling brook, but I will admit this brook convinced me other wise. It made such a peaceful sound as it moved over the stones. Listening to that […]

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Spice and Tease - Chelsea Market

A Foodie Approved Summer Adventure

So, you may have noticed that we have been MIA for a the last week or so. Well, that’s because we were living it up in Connecticut and New York City! Jessica lives up in Connecticut, so I went up to visit for about 5 days. We spent the first few days visiting some amazing […]

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Perfect July 4th Summertime Recipes!

4th of July Recipe Roundup

As we prepare to celebrate the 4th of July, we are compiling a list of our favorite MCK (My Clean Kitchen) summertime recipes. These are the recipes we’ll be serving tomorrow as we celebrate with friends and family. On a side note, don’t forget, fireworks are very stressful for our furry friends. Please be sure […]

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How I Eat Clean Throughout the Week

How I Eat Clean Throughout the Week

For me one of the biggest challenges I had when I first started eliminating processed foods from my diets was figuring out how to properly use food prep to my advantage. It takes practice, but over time I have been able to figure out how to cook some things ahead of time to make my […]

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Healthier Road Trip

Healthy Road Trip

It’s summer vacation road trip season! I’m getting ready to pack my family in the car for a summer road trip. As any mom, or parent for that matter, knows a road trip with a small child can be a nightmare. Kids thrive on schedule, and taking them in a car messes with just about […]

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6 Favs

Our Favorite Real Food Recipes

  If you couldn’t tell by now…Sara and I love food and we love to cook. While we enjoy playing in the kitchen and creating our own recipes, we also love other food blogs and frequently try other people’s recipes. We follow other bloggers to learn new things, get ideas and just to try new […]

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CSA Produce MMMM

Local, Local, Local….My first CSA bounty

The day has finally arrived. My very first CSA delivery! I was so excited to finally get my “loot!” Back in January, I joined my local CSA aka Community Supported Agriculture. There are several CSAs in  my area, but I chose this one because it seemed to have the most variety. They also offered a […]

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