Note from Mommypotamus: Today’s guest post comes from Dr. Meghan, who is a chiropractor and also the founder of Just Enjoy Food. Thank you, Dr. Meghan!
Doesn’t your brain instantly go to the fall and Thanksgiving dinner? For our family, Thanksgiving was the only time that we had pecan pie. It was tradition. But I missed pecan desserts throughout the rest of the year. These bars bring the amazing flavors and the taste of pecan pie into easy-to-make, decadent bars. Continue ReadingRead More »
Maybe it involves a hot rock massage as you sway back and forth on your birth ball, or fresh, clean sheets made up just for you at a mother-friendly hospital. You’ve decided whether to delay cord clamping and who gets to catch the baby, but you’re stuck on the vitamin K shot. Continue ReadingRead More »
Note from Mommypotamus: Today’s post comes from Katie of Girl Meets Nourishment, whom I’ve invited to be a regular contributor this summer. Thank you, Katie!
The weather has been getting toastier each day, which means it’s time for one of my favorite beverages of the season – agua fresca! Agua fresca literally translated in Spanish means “fresh water,” and is typically made with a variety of fresh fruits (and sometimes vegetables). This drink is so refreshing on hot days, and is simply made with the freshest of ingredients. Continue ReadingRead More »
To your favorite brownies AND save your family money, too? With this two-ingredient mint extract recipe, those goals are done and DONE. Just five minutes of hands-on time plus a little time for the extract to “ripen,” and you ‘ll be be stirring it into hot chocolate, tea, chocolate mousse, ice cream, peppermint patties, marshmallows and whatever else your heart desires. Continue ReadingRead More »
Okay, not really, but DIY dry shampoo spray – or dry shampoo powder for that matter – does feel pretty magical on days you need a quick way to “wash” your hair without, er, washing it. Now, if you’re thinking that a dry spray doesn’t quite make sense, here’s the deal: Your hair is dry, the spray is wet. Continue ReadingRead More »
The ceremony of getting chicken fajitas at a Mexican restaurant. The loud sizzling hot pan and the cloud of smoke just make what really is a simple meal of spiced chicken, onions and bell pepper, into an event. I won’t even wax poetic about not having to cook or clean up the dishes, which really is the big bonus for me. Continue ReadingRead More »
That bliss-inducing chocolate syrup that hardens when you pour it over ice cream? I’ve seen recipes for homemade magic shell floating around the web for awhile now, so of course when Daddypotamus brought home a Cuisinart Pure Indulgence last week I had to give them a try. Continue ReadingRead More »
But I used to chase the neighborhood ice cream truck barefoot. If you’ve ever heard asphalt sizzle on a blistery Texas day, though, you know it’s pretty much the same thing. Continue ReadingRead More »