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

Shaina Olmanson
Shaina Olmanson
Food for My Family
Salads
Farro arugula salad is one you don’t want to miss! It’s a quick and easy recipe that combines nutty farro with spicy arugula, spring radishes, and a lemon dressing. It's a great side, and with a can of chickpeas stirred in or ran egg served on top, it makes a fast lunch, too.
Shaina Olmanson
Shaina Olmanson
Food for My Family
The cookie-baking season is upon us. Looking to add a few new cookies to your Christmas cookie tray this year? Here are 15 Christmas cookies worthy of gracing your holiday tray.
Shaina Olmanson
Shaina Olmanson
Food for My Family
Dreamfarm
Dreamfarm's Savel is the perfect tool to keep on hand, protecting your leftover bits of lime and avocado from going bad in the refrigerator and saving them for later. It's awesome!
Shaina Olmanson
Shaina Olmanson
Food for My Family
Family Meals and Snacks
Arrabbiata Sauce elevates Monday night to a new level. This spicy sauce, paired with spicy sausage and creamy ricotta, makes for a perfect dinner.
Shaina Olmanson
Shaina Olmanson
Food for My Family
Le Creuset
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.