Shaina Olmanson

Shaina Olmanson

Family Meals and Snack Fanatic

Shaina Olmanson is the cook, freelance writer, and photographer behind Food for My Family, which was named one of the top ten Top 100 Mom Food Blogs by Babble.com in 2010, 2011, and 2012. She is the author of Desserts in Jars: 50 Sweet Treats that Shine, has served as the food editor for Lifetime Moms and daily contributor to Babble's Family Kitchen, and contributes regularly to FoodYourWay.net and SimpleBites.net. She lives in Minneapolis, MN with her husband and their four kids.

Shaina's Recent Posts


The Le Creuset 5 Qt braiser is large enough to cook for a big family at once. From stovetop to oven to table, this is one beautiful piece of cookware.

Le Creuset 5 Qt Braiser Review

Braised beef shanks couldn't be a better supper. Tender, fall-off-the-bone beef is braised in Guinness and rosemary with a hearty helping of sweet shallots and served over creamy polenta with a bit of blue cheese in this comfort food classic.

Braised Beef Shanks & Le Creuset Giveaway
    6 Servings



The Magimix 4200XL Food Processor is a workhorse in the kitchen. Its commercial grade 950W motor outperforms others on the market, and it...

Magimix 4200XL Food Processor Review

    8 Servings
    4 Servings
    8 Servings