Lavender Lemon Sablé Cookies

Lavender Lemon Sablé Cookie #recipe via FoodforMyFamily.com

A recipe for rich, decadent sablé cookies with a bright lemon and lavender glaze.I carry you with me into the world, into the smell of rain and the words that dance between people, and for me, it will always be this way, walking in the light, remembering being alive together. -Brian Andreas This weekend I […]

Lemon Meringue Éclairs: Baking as Therapy

Lemon Meringue Éclairs #recipe via FoodforMyFamily.com

A recipe for lemon meringue éclairs where choux pastries are filled with lemon pastry cream rather than vanilla, and for their topping, they get a healthy pile of whipped meringue before being toasted under the broiler and then consumed en masse.My frustration falls, hot and warm, off my chin after leaving wet streaks down my […]

Simple Honey Lime Chia Dressing for Fruit Salad

Honey Lime Chia Fruit Salad #recipe via FoodforMyFamily.com

Chia seeds add a delightful crunch to this easy honey and lime fruit salad recipe. My house is deliciously quiet. I crave quiet. I enjoy the sound of a spoon scraping the bottom of a bowl, of the faucet turning on, the water rush, how it pings in the metal sink. It’s the first time […]

Homemade Caesar Salad {Dressing} with Baby Kale

Simple Homemade Caesar Salad Dressing #recipe via FoodforMyFamily.com

An updated Caesar salad recipe with extra vegetables and tiny baby kale tossed with a homemade Caesar dressing and topped off with Big flakes of Parmesan and buttery croutons. There is a taller clone on the other side of the counter from me. I hand her a cutting board and knife and push a leftover […]

Upside Down Caramelized Pear and Almond Cake {Gluten-Free}

Upside Down Caramelized Pear and Almond Cake #recipe via FoodforMyFamily.com

Vanilla and brown sugar baked pears top this recipe for pear upside down cake. The bottom-turned-top boasts a soft, gluten-free almond cake with a light texture just firm enough to stand up to the caramelized pears.The sun shines warmer this week, evidenced by puddles that have replaced layers of ice pack and the softening snow. […]

Hazelnut Blueberry Kasha with Cream {Buckwheat Groats}

Hazelnut and Blueberry Kasha (Buckwheat Groats) #recipe via FoodforMyFamily.com

This recipe for toasted buckwheat groats has kasha sharing the pot with dried wild blueberries, toasted hazelnuts, and a bit of cream over the top for good measure.I count the minutes each morning. Twenty minutes to prep lunches. Five minutes for the kids to pack them up. Twenty minutes to shovel breakfast in. Five minutes […]

Savory Kasha Bowl: Toasted Hazelnuts, Bitter Greens, and Parmesan

Savory Kasha {Buckwheat Porridge} #recipe w/ Parmesan, Bitter Greens, and Toasted Hazelnuts via FoodforMyFamily.com

This recipe for kasha features buckwheat groats that are lightly toasted and then cooked into a nutty porridge with wilted bitter greens and Parmesan and topped with a fried egg and toasted hazelnuts.It hits me in the shower, standing under the showerhead with water streaming down my shoulders and steam rising around me. The window, […]