Apple Oatmeal Crumb Muffins

The following post is from Shaina of Food for My Family and Olmanson Photography: Warm from the oven, this recipe for maple-sweetened and cinnamon-spiced apple muffins makes for a hearty fall breakfast. Last night I went out in the afternoon with a bowl and picked all the ripe tomatoes off the vines. Then I carefully […]

7 ways to turn one dinner into two

The following post is from Shaina of Food for My Family and Olmanson Photography: School’s back. Whether you’re restarting your homeschool schedule and co-ops or your kids are gone for the day, it changes the dynamic. Gone are the summer evenings where the sun seemed to hover above the horizon, lighting well into the night […]

How we’re getting our eating habits back on track

Earlier this year, I shared that I was giving up the idea of “real food and only real food” because it had become an unhealthy stress for our family. For a while, we struck a balance that I was very comfortable with — eating healthy foods most of the time with an occasional “cheat” product added […]

The updated Easy Homemade is HERE!

One of my main goals for this summer was to update the Easy Homemade ebook, adding all new recipes and kitchen tips to the existing collection. Easy Homemade first launched exactly two years ago, and it’s sold more than 15,000 copies as other families learn the secret I discovered: cooking from scratch isn’t nearly as […]

A summer slump cure: Mixed Berry Slump Recipe

The following post is from Shaina of Food for My Family and Olmanson Photography: This slump recipe combines all the berries you have on hand and bakes them together under a sweet cake for a deliciously summer dessert with minimal effort to master. I was complaining to Mandi last week about my summer slump. We’ve […]

Strawberry Rhubarb Walnut Crisp: Easy Summer Desserts

The following post is from Shaina of Food for My Family and Olmanson Photography: Tart rhubarb and perfect summer strawberries come together under a crunchy walnut-dotted crisp topping in this easy summer dessert recipe. We arrived home around noon, tired from a morning of squatting in the field and running back and forth from the […]

Strawberry Cheesecake Pops

The following post is from Shaina of Food for My Family and Olmanson Photography: A recipe for cool, creamy strawberry cheesecake yogurt popsicles complete with a crunchy crust. I always question whether it’s the crouching underneath a bright, hot sun or the reward at the end — biting into red, juicy berries — that I […]