On the Whole 30, falling off the wagon and moderation

  • Post author:
  • Post category:Real Food

I spent most of the fall planning for a January "reset" via a Whole 30, knowing my body needed to get off the sugar-caffeine-carbs cycle I was on but not quite sure how to do that in the busyness that characterized the last five months of 2014. To keep myself accountable, I invited a ton of friends…

Continue ReadingOn the Whole 30, falling off the wagon and moderation
Read more about the article Apple Oatmeal Crumb Muffins
photo source: SHaina Olmanson | FoodforMyFamily.com

Apple Oatmeal Crumb Muffins

The following post is from Shaina of Food for My Family and Olmanson Photography: Apple Oatmeal Crumb Muffins Warm from the oven, this maple-sweetened and cinnamon-spiced apple oatmeal muffins recipe 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…

Continue ReadingApple Oatmeal Crumb Muffins
Read more about the article How giving up “real food” made our family healthier
Image by Jill Wellington from Pixabay

How giving up “real food” made our family healthier

  • Post author:
  • Post category:Real Food

I have a confession. At the beginning of this year, I decided I was done with "real food." Just done. Done reading labels. I was done feeling like I needed to make everything from scratch. Done worrying over every little thing that passed through our kitchen or ended up in our stomachs. I was tired…

Continue ReadingHow giving up “real food” made our family healthier
Read more about the article Easy Lemon Pancakes from Scratch
source: Shaina Olmanson | FoodforMyFamily.com

Easy Lemon Pancakes from Scratch

The following post is from Shaina of Food for My Family and Olmanson Photography: Easy Lemon Pancakes from Scratch The spring weekend. Unlike the winter weekend, where the warmth of my bed seems far more appealing than facing the frigid air that lies just beyond the covers, the spring weekend, with its sunshine streaming through…

Continue ReadingEasy Lemon Pancakes from Scratch
Read more about the article Manchego Olive Freeform Bread
Photo Source: Shaina Olmanson | FoodforMyFamily.com

Manchego Olive Freeform Bread

The following post is from Shaina of Food for My Family and Olmanson Photography: Manchego Olive Freeform Bread Tangy Manchego cheese and Spanish olives are dotted through this soft freeform bread loaf. My grey counters are antiqued in a thin layer of white powder. I turn the corner, sweeping as I go, and am greeted…

Continue ReadingManchego Olive Freeform Bread
Read more about the article Lime and Blackberry Jam-Filled Doughnuts
source: Shaina Olmanson | FoodforMyFamily.com

Lime and Blackberry Jam-Filled Doughnuts

The following post is from Shaina of Food for My Family and Olmanson Photography: Soft, yeast doughnuts filled with a thick blackberry jam and topped with a lime glaze made an appearance at our house recently. This is how they came to be. We were sitting in church, the organ music filling the room as…

Continue ReadingLime and Blackberry Jam-Filled Doughnuts
Read more about the article Lemon Ginger Tisane {Tea}: Cough and Cold Relief
source: Shaina Olmanson | Food for My Family

Lemon Ginger Tisane {Tea}: Cough and Cold Relief

The following post is from Shaina of Food for My Family and Olmanson Photography - Lemon Ginger Tisane {Tea}: Cough and Cold Relief The temperature here is falling. I watch it on my phone while I sit curled under a wool afghan, my knees pulled up to my chest, my book in hand. It has…

Continue ReadingLemon Ginger Tisane {Tea}: Cough and Cold Relief