Tangy Vinegar Coleslaw for Your 4th of July Barbecue

Tangy Vinegar Coleslaw Recipe via FoodforMyFamily.com

Crunchy cabbage gets slathered in a honey-sweetened vinegar sauce for a barbecue salad recipe that is equal parts crunch and tang, and just slightly sweet. “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty […]

I’m Going to Start with the Grilled Radicchio {Honey Ginger Dressing}

Grilled Radicchio with Honey Ginger Dressing via FoodforMyFamily.com

Radicchio hits the grill and gets drizzled with a honey-sweetened ginger dressing in this easy side salad recipe. There was something about the way they looked that drew me to them, these deep purple variegated orbs sitting amongst a sea of green on the produce department. I added them to my cart without purpose. Once […]

Creamy Avocado Yogurt Dressing with a Quinoa Salad

Avocado Yogurt Dressing with Quinoa Salad via FoodforMyFamily.com

A bright and creamy yogurt avocado dressing pulls together this quinoa salad dotted with bits of bell pepper and served on a bed of fresh spinach. Let’s talk about lunch. Back in grade school I started avoiding school lunch. I disliked standing in the line with my red paper ticket purchased that morning from a […]

How to Make Homemade Chapati {Roti: Indian Flatbread}

How to Make Chapati via FoodforMyFamily.com

A simple recipe for unleavened whole wheat Indian flatbread also known chapati and roti with a few tips on the process. Sometimes I don’t know what to do with myself. I am a mess. Today I keep turning my head into believing that it is Friday. It is not Friday, a rather unfortunate truth. I […]

Sautéed Bacon and Blue Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate


A simple yet elegant side dish of Brussels spouts sautéed with bacon and shallots, and tossed with blue cheese and pomegranate. A recipe worthy of your holiday meal. Occasionally I fall into a rut. Ruts can be a varied and sordid affair, ranging from general self-loathing to avoidance behaviors of all things requiring me to […]

Sage Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Black Rice


Sweet potatoes roasted with fresh sage and garlic and tossed with black rice for a comforting winter side dish recipe. My husband and I don’t dumb down our use of language for our children. Instead, we tell them like it is, explaining fully that the little openings in the car seats where the buckles poke […]

Roasted Beet and Lacinato Kale Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette


Roasted chioggia beets top this raw lacinato kale salad, dressed with a roasted lemon vinaigrette and dotted with soft bits of creamy goat cheese. A recipe worthy of the Thanksgiving dinner table or to spoil yourself with for lunch. Thanksgiving comes but once a year. Actually, our family is giving thanks three times this year […]