Honey Roasted Beets and Kale Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette

Honey Roasted Beets and Kale Salad w/ Apple Cider Vinaigrette | #recipe via FoodforMyFamily.com

A kale salad recipe that pairs honey-roasted beets with crispy pepitas and goat cheese, tossed together with an apple cider vinaigrette. I’m standing in the kitchen over a bowl of steaming beets, watching as the sunlight streams in from the window and reflects off the whirls of thick steam rising from the bowl, dancing together […]

Avocado Caprese Salad: The Reset Button

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Don’t miss this summer recipe for an updated take on the traditional caprese salad with ripe avocado, shallots, and a hint of lemon to play nicely with the fresh basil, summer tomatoes, and fresh mozzarella. I am in need of a reset button. A small black button, no cautionary signs or flashing lights warning you […]

Purslane and Soba Noodle Salad

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A bright cold soba salad recipe with plenty of crunch from purslane, daikon radishes, bean sprouts, and fresh garden cucumbers. This salad wants to be front and center on your end-of-summer dinner table. Confessional. These photos are some of my favorites of the summer. I threw the salad together and took them on the floor […]

Summer Garden Green Bean Salad with Honey Vinaigrette and Goat Cheese Crostini

Summer Garden Green Bean Salad with Honey Vinaigrette and Toasted Goat Cheese Crostini #recipe via FoodforMyFamily.com

A salad recipe of garden-grown green beans, crisp radishes, and heirloom tomatoes is tossed with a light honey-sweetened vinaigrette and feta. Goat cheese crostini provide a crouton-like crunch on the side. My daughter runs through damp grass dotted with white clover. Her sallow hair trails behind her in a mess of swimming-induced tangles. Beach waves, […]

Steakhouse Salad with Grilled Rib Eye and Balsamic Vinaigrette

Steakhouse Rib Eye Salad with Aged Balsamic Vinaigrette #recipe via FoodforMyFamily.com

A steakhouse-style salad recipe complete with homemade balsamic vinaigrette and herbed croutons, grill-seared rib eye steak, crumbly cheese, and outdoor dining. The end of the year is a whirlwind of papers and projects sent home that are currently occupying every inch of the living room rug and the entire dining room table. There are bubbles […]

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 […]