Pumpkin Chocolate Swirl Muffins

Pumpkin Chocolate Swirl Muffins | FoodforMyFamily.com

Soft, spiced pumpkin and cocoa combine in this pumpkin chocolate swirl muffin recipe. Serve spread with nocciolata (chocolate hazelnut spread) for a real treat during Fair Trade Month. The air is crisp, the kind of crisp you feel chill your lungs when you inhale in the early morning hours. Our windows, which had been open […]

Rhubarb Coffee Cake

Rhubarb Coffee Cake #recipe | FoodforMyFamily.com

A quick and easy recipe for rhubarb coffee cake, great for everyday entertaining or just because. Today is the first day of summer break for my children. Our alarm went off at 6:15 a.m. I rolled over onto my husband’s pillow as he begrudgingly exited the bed. This is, in fact, my favorite part of […]

Coconut Crepes {Gluten Free & Dairy Free}

Coconut Crepes Recipe #glutenfree #dairyfree | FoodforMyFamily.com #FairMoms

A quick and easy recipe for gluten-free, dairy-free coconut crêpes made with coconut flour and coconut milk for World Fair Trade Day and Mother’s Day. My oldest child is taller than me. For the past few years we appear to be sisters when we’re out in public. At the dentist an older gentleman told me […]

Steel-Cut Oat Griddle Cakes to Start Your Morning Right

Steel-Cut Oat Griddle Cakes Recipe | FoodforMyFamily.com

A recipe for steel-cut oat griddle cakes with cardamom and topped with berries and yogurt utilizing leftover steel-cut oats. The alarm goes off early. Its distinct song piercing the quiet morning signals another day beginning. Soon there will be four kids milling about in different states of waking: rubbing sleep from their eyes, showering, flopping […]

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 […]