This year I have decided to be more adventurous with my garden than normal. I planted all the usual culprits of course, tomatoes, zucchini, squash and cucumbers…but I also broke outside of my comfort zone and planted some jalapeno and poblano peppers, strawberries, and several types of lettuce. Now for all the very seasoned gardeners […]Read More.
Personally, I have often found that snacks and lunches are the most challenging aspect of clean eating. It can be difficult to find clean foods that are easily portable, healthy, satisfying and still tasty. Over the last couple of months I have gone on a personal mission of trying to come up with delicious clean […]Read More.
It was then I set out on a mission to create something that would satisfy my craving for my old favorite treat. At first I wanted to make it with hazelnuts like the original, but after a while I began to think that I might like an almond butter version better. I mean honestly….almond butter is already so good on its own…how could adding chocolate to it be a bad idea?Read More.
Since finding interesting and delicious clean eating snacks can be a problem sometimes, I wanted to create a recipe that would be inexpensive, simple, and satisfying. The result…Spicy Honey Roasted Chickpeas! They are simple to make. Just combine a bunch of spices you probably already have in your cabinet, add the chickpeas and stir. Toss them in the oven for about 30 minutes and you are good to go! They have just enough heat to get your attention without burning your taste buds off. But I will warn you…be careful…these little guys are addictive!Read More.
I didn’t realize how much I loved green olives until I made this hummus. Mario Specialty Food sent us some olives and asked us to help them create some healthy recipes. Originally I thought I’d make a tapinade, but decided to go with a hummus instead. I’m so glad I did. The green olives simply extend the olive oil flavor in the hummus and it so so yummy.Read More.
Are you ready for some football? I know I am. I love all things football. (I know I sound like a broken record.) But, I thought I’d share my menu for the upcoming festivities. I will be showcasing some of my favorite My Clean Kitchen recipes plus a salad. Have to get the extra greens […]Read More.
January is football month in this house. We adore all things football. I am an alumna of Florida State University. Yes, the same ones that are the NATIONAL CHAMPIONS. I was just a little excited yesterday. So, watching all these bowl games got me thinking about what I would serve at this year’s Super Bowl shindig, now that we are eating clean. So I came up with a couple of recipes and tried them out this week. I started with this Spicy Sweet Potato Chip. They were a pleasant surprise.Read More.
We are in the holiday spirit here at My Clean Kitchen! Today we shopped, pretty much all day. It was cold and wet here but that didn’t stop people from flooding the stores. It was pretty crowded out there! It was such a nice treat to come home and reward ourselves with a delicious popcorn […]Read More.
I usually do a food gift for the neighbors and friends in town. In the past I’ve made candied pecans. But, this year I did a cleaned up version of the “nut” gift. The rosemary and chipotle flavors marry so well with the maple syrup. These almonds are so yummy, I had to force myself to stop eating them so I had enough to package up for gifts. I’ll be making a few more clean eating food gifts this week.Read More.