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Toasted Punpkin Seeds So simple and delish

Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

Now that our daughter is 5, we’ve hit total Halloween mania. We lucked out that in the neighborhood we moved to is also Halloween crazy! My daughter, as with many many other kids, is going to be Else this year. I planned ahead and bought the costume in July. I’m pretty proud of myself. Our […]

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Apple Roasted Chicken So good! and simple perfect for thanksgiving!

Apple Roast Chicken

This week Jessica and I took a trip to Bold Rock Cidery in Nellysford, VA. This place is like Disney World for grown ups. It’s beautiful there and the cider is delicious! I have been hooked on their Virginia Draft for a while now, I can get it at my local grocery store. The fact […]

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Chocolate Pumpkin Bars Yum!!!

Chocolate Pumpkin Cream Cheese Bars

  Over the weekend I decided it would be fun to go pumpkin picking. I have never actually done it before, but figure hey, might as well go straight to the source right? One of our local farms and wineries, Jones Tree Farm, offers pumpkin picking so I decided to give them a try. It […]

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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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Whole WHeat Parker House Rolls Yes!!!

Whole Wheat Parker House Rolls

Yum Alright I admit it….I love bread. Don’t kill me. I know, the Carbs! The gluten! The sugar! Oh no I can hear the Paleo police knocking at my door!!! But whatever, like I said I love bread. Before I became an adamant clean eater I used to make these Parker House Rolls. Mmmmm rolls. […]

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Spectacular Deviled Eggs - SO pretty

Foodie’s Deviled Eggs

Wanna impress your mother in law? How about your Martha Stewart-ish sister? Well, bring these snazzy looking eggs to easter brunch. They are super pretty and not too difficult to make. However, it does take a couple of days to make them, so get started soon! You have to start by pickling the beets, then picklings the eggs in the beet pickle juice. Which takes some “waiting” time. But, the result is worth it.

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Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake

Easter is such a difficult holiday for the healthy eater. Really, there are no traditional Easter recipes that are truly clean! Jessica and I are always looking for a challenge, and this one definitely was a challenge. If you have read our blog before, you know we talk a lot about ingredient swapping.

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Get Your Green On

Color Us Green

Happy St. Patricks Day from My Clean Kitchen! In honor of everything green, we have compiled a list of some of our favorite “green” recipes. Think, broccoli, lime, brussels sprouts, that kind of green. Because it’s important to eat your greens, especially if you have gone a little overboard on the green beer. You’ll bounce […]

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Spicy Tomato Garlic Mussels Date Night Food from My Clean Kitchen

Spicy Tomato Garlic Mussels

The hubby loves all things seafood. So for his Valentine’s Day gift this year I decided to make him a delicious meal of mussels. I don’t have a lot of experience with them so I tested the recipe a few times before perfecting it enough to serve. From the research I did, mussels are complete […]

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Delish-Chocolate Covered Strawberries I love Clean Eating with My Clean Kitchen

Chocolate Covered Strawberries

I was looking for something fun for Valentine’s Day this year. Because let’s face it, once you have kids, its no longer just about you and your sweetie. My daughter loves chocolate and strawberries, so I thought it was the perfect kitchen activities for us. But, as I was making these I kept thinking how fun it would be to make this with my hubby. I mean I had chocolate ALL over. It would have been fun to have someone there to help me lick it off. (Ha, sorry trying to get in the spirit of Valentine’s Day, and after 7 years of marriage you have to take what you can get.)

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