Chana Aloo Gobi Masala: Chickpea, Potato, and Cauliflower Curry

Chana Aloo Gobi Masala: Chickpea, Potato, Cauliflower Curry Recipe | FoodforMyFamily.com

A recipe for a wet-style curry with chana (chickpeas), aloo (potatoes), and gobi (cauliflower). It’s a warm and comforting vegetarian meal that’s easy to make vegan. Consciousness starts just before I’m fully awake. It hovers beneath the eyelids. Before any alarms blare, I’m throwing off the warmth of the covers to contort my body and […]

Cilantro-Lime Chicken Soup with Yogurt

Cilantro-Lime Chicken Soup with Yogurt recipe | FoodforMyFamily.com

A recipe for a cilantro-lime chicken soup inspired by a Peruvian classic with a spoonful of yogurt that allows this tangy potato, quinoa, and pea-laden soup a different dimension. “Listen–are you breathing just a little, and calling it a life?” — Mary Oliver Breathe. At the very base level, breathe means taking air into your […]

Beet and Root Vegetable Tian with Apple Cider Reduction

Beet and Root Vegetable Tian with Apple Cider Reduction recipe | FoodforMyFamily.com

A seasonal side dish recipe for a beet and root vegetable tian with shallots and thyme, drizzled with an apple cider reduction. My sister-in-law showed up to Thanksgiving with a Dutch oven full of root vegetables and a car seat containing a dark-haired beauty I would like to adopt as my own. Since I can’t […]

Chewy Ginger Molasses Spice Cookies: Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free

Chewy Ginger Molasses Spice Cookies: Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free

This recipe for chewy ginger molasses spice cookies uses almond flour and coconut flour for a gluten-free version of the classic. It also incorporates coconut milk for a dairy-free option. Our house is currently an intricate series of piles. There are piles of homework not yet recycled, waiting in limbo, homework to do, resting in […]

Pear and Fig Tarts with Goat Cheese and Honey

Pear and Fig Tarts with Goat Cheese and Honey recipe | FoodforMyFamily.com

A recipe for a pear and fig tarts with a creamy honey and goat cheese cheesecake bed, topped with the last of summer’s rosemary. Each weekend we pull up and pile out, four kids, two adults. There’s a gentle roar that accompanies the crowded space, people’s voices as they wander through the aisles, a harmonica […]

Chinese Napa Cabbage Salad with Almonds

Chinese Napa Cabbage Salad Recipe | FoodforMyFamily.com

A recipe for Chinese-style Napa cabbage slaw with two types of cabbage, plenty of green onions, cucumbers, and sliced almonds. I won’t judge if you choose to add crushed instant ramen noodles, either. We stood at the back door, watching the sky go from blue to grey. The trees bowed towards the grass, green leaves […]

Rhubarb Almond Danishes

Rhubarb Almond Danishes Recipe | FoodforMyFamily.com

A recipe for rhubarb almond danishes from a laminated dough with a frangipane and rhubarb swirl, glazed with rhubarb syrup. June has arrived, and my children count the days to summer vacation. The lilacs have gone from fragrant violet blooms to dried blossoms seemingly overnight. The irises and poppies are now full and colorful, each […]