Chocolate Spice Tea Cakes: Fair Trade for Mother’s Day

Chocolate Spice Tea Cakes #recipe via FoodforMyFamily.com #FairMoms

A recipe for rich mini tea cakes spiced with cinnamon, cardamom, and chocolate tea leaves. These are begging to be made for tea time or a breakfast brunch. Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. – Marcel Proust The alarm clock […]

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 […]

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 […]

Buckwheat Groat {Kasha} Dumplings with Peach Coulis and Strawberry Sauce

Browned Butter Buckwheat Groat {Kasha} Dumplings #Recipe via FoodforMyFamily.com

Naturally gluten-free buckwheat groats become kasha dumplings browned in butter or boiled, then served with a honey-sweetened peach coulis and strawberry sauce for an easy breakfast for school mornings. This post is not about back-to-school lunches. This post is about the back-to-school breakfast. I’ve mentioned before that while I adore breakfast food, I am not […]

Green Monster Smoothies Fit for Freezing

Green Monster Freezer Smoothies #recipe via FoodforMyFamily.com

A recipe for a green mango monster smoothie that is fit for freezing and sending in the lunch box for school lunches or enjoying immediately. Plus, a Magimix by Robot-Coupe Food Processor is up for grabs! If I were to keep a list of things I am in continuous denial about you may find such […]

Ricotta Pancake Strawberry Stacks with Honey Rhubarb Syrup

Ricotta Pancake Strawberry Stacks with Honey Rhubarb Syrup via FoodforMyFamily.com

This recipe for honey whole wheat ricotta pancakes stacked with strawberries and drizzled with a honey rhubarb syrup makes an easy breakfast or breakfast for dinner. I fully realize that in some areas of the country strawberries signify spring. In my area of the country, strawberry season started just two days ago. Here strawberries blush […]

Caramelized Shallot and Gruyère Quiche with Rosemary Crust: Comfort Food

Caramelized Shallot and Gruyere Rosemary Quiche #recipe via FoodforMyFamily.com

Sweet caramelized onions dance with creamy Gruyère in velvety egg custard with a bit of tangy yogurt all nestled inside a flaky rosemary crust in this easy quiche recipe. That hour when the sun starts to whisper its goodbye sends pinkish rays streaming through the kitchen window, bouncing off the surfaces and bottles, casting sharp […]