Diet is a Four-Letter Word: Albion Fit Giveaway

Diet is a Four-Letter Word (Albion Fit Giveaway) via FoodforMyFamily.com

In which I discuss a few of my feelings about the word “diet” in our culture and give away $150 to Albion Fit. Three nights a week we don gloves and winter coats after dinner and pile into the car and head to swim practice at the local YMCA. While my kids swim, I make […]

A New Look for the New Year

A New Look for a New Year: FoodforMyFamily.com Redesign

Wishing you a Happy New Year and unveiling the new look for Food for My Family. This past week was one of purging. Dressers were pulled from the walls, swept behind, pushed back. The dusty area under the bed was cleaned until it sparkled. The topmost shelves were emptied and then carefully collated with an […]

Peanut Butter Balls {Buckeyes} Recipe

Peanut Butter Ball (Buckeye) #cookies #recipe via FoodforMyFamily.com

Creamy peanut butter and crunchy quinoa cereal are coated in a smooth chocolate coating. Whether you call them buckeyes or peanut butter balls, these classic cookies are ones not to miss. Rather than Christmas carols, Clark Griswold is in the background stringing lights and crunching through the snow with his kids from a small laptop […]

Tea Time and Books Worth Reading {Lipton Tea K-Cups Keurig Giveaway}

Tea Time and Worthy Reads Keurig Giveaway

It’s cold, so I’m drinking tea and reading books, plus a fun Lipton K-Cup and Keurig Platinum Plus Brewer Giveaway for you provided by Lipton (opinions and drivel to follow is my own)! Once the cold hits, I pull out my fingerless gloves. They quickly become a part of my work uniform, their knit wool […]

Baked Pumpkin Custard with Gingerbread Granola Recipe

Baked Pumpkin Custard with Gingerbread Granola #recipe via FoodforMyFamily.com

This recipe for creamy baked pumpkin custard with a ginger spiced granola on top makes an great pumpkin pie alternative for the season. This morning we woke to a world covered in heavy white flakes. It sat, soggy atop vibrant yellow leaves, and it weighted down the branches of trees yet to shed their leaves, […]

Maple Crunch Apple Puff Pancake Recipe

Maple Crunch Apple Puff Pancakes #recipe via FoodforMyFamily.com

Whether you refer to these oven-baked pancakes as Dutch babies, pannekoeken or simply puff pancakes, the combination of maple sweetness and tart autumn apples will make it hard to say no to. My feet dangle beneath the checked tablecloth, swinging back and forth. A water glass sits in front of me, condensation clinging to the […]

Individual Baked Apple Crisp Recipe

Individual Baked Apple Crisps #Recipe FoodforMyFamily.com

A recipe for cinnamon-infused apple crisps prepared on whole halved apples for a healthy, simple take on a classic dessert. It has been a week filled with firsts: the first day of school, the first day of kindergarten, the first school lunches, the first bus ride, the first day walking, the first homework sheets, the […]