His “medicine chest,” and for thousands of years it’s been revered in folk medicine for its healing properties. (source) Now studies are starting to confirm what tradition has long held: elderberries are a delicious and effective way to support immune function during cold and flu season. Continue ReadingRead More »
Because whoa, this is huge. You know the way it feels when you bite into a warm fudgy brownie, or sip from a mug filled with marshmallows and hot cocoa? Well, it can be better. Yes, BETTER. Continue ReadingRead More »
A debilitating illness, I resolved never to be a spectator in my own life again. I will ride the bull, say yes to the CNN interview even though I’m running on a few hours of sleep, and draw silly faces on all the eggs in my fridge. Continue ReadingRead More »
Note From Mommypotamus: Today the Potami clan is celebrating Micah’s birthday at the BEACH. While we’re building sandcastles and chasing seagulls, Craig from Fearless Eating is sharing a recipe that is a favorite with kids of all ages – homemade raspberry soda. Thank you for stopping by today, Craig!
Considering I’m a Nutritional Therapist who is very anti-sugar, this may sound somewhat surprising. After all, everybody knows soda is bad for them, full of high fructose corn syrup, artificial colorings and preservatives, right? Continue ReadingRead More »
Note From Mommypotamus: Today the Potami clan is on the road – we’re headed to the BEACH! Camp fire cookouts on the sand here we come. (You can follow our adventures here.) While we’re away, Kelli from Happy Healthnut is sharing her recipe for “fancy fake out” pork tenderloin – it’s the perfect way to kick off the fall season. Also, I recommend that you check out her note on new USDA recommendations for cooking pork in the instructions . . . very good info. Thank you for stopping by today, Kelli!
The leaves begin to change, the air gets crisp in the morning, and I start to feel the urge to break out the cable-knit sweaters, brew up a chai tea latte, and hit up the apple orchard down the street. Ahhhh fall in Michigan! There is no better time of year! I know that autumn brings beauty to many parts of the country, but as a mid-western girl, I have to say, I’m partial to my Michigan falls.Read More »
And in this case, we’re not just talking about your overall outlook on life. Like so many mamas, you took the Group B Strep test in pregnancy and your results were positive for the presence of the bacteria. Maybe you immediately wondered what you “did wrong,” or if there was anything you could do to prevent it.
I know I did. Continue ReadingRead More »
Please join me in welcoming Mary Voogt of Homemade Dutch Apple Pie as today’s guest blogger on Mommypotamus.com! Mary is a SAHM who struggled for years with digestive problems, eating disorders, anxiety, infertility and OCD. Her journey led her to follow Nourishing Traditions/Weston A. Price with some of her own unique twists. She is a regular contributor for Real Food and Health magazine. She loves having opportunities to share my knowledge and experience with others.
And though I’m sad to see it go, I’m happy to see fall come. But first, how about one more ice cream flavor? Continue ReadingRead More »
But they’re mostly of the modern day sort. Occasionally, though, I come across a recipe or ingredient that seems like it was pulled directly from one of Grimm’s stories. How else could one feel about keeping dragon’s blood in the cupboard, and enchanted fire cider in the fridge? Continue ReadingRead More »