Shaina Olmanson is a contributor for Simple Bites and the home cook and photographer behind Food for My Family, where she shares recipes, tips, opinions and her philosophy on food as she wades through the process of feeding her family, her friends and anyone else who will let her. She strives to teach her four children how to eat well: seasonally, locally, organically, deliciously and balanced.

Desserts in jars: the magic of the mason jar

Tips for quick and easy family meals to maximize summer