A protein-packed, mineral rich meal in 15 minutes flat? Yes, please! Usually egg drop soup recipes call for thickeners like cornstarch or arrowroot - which is not GAPS-friendly - and soy sauce is a no-no, so I hadn't even attempted it. But by happy accident (read NO FOOD in the house), I recently rediscovered egg drop soup. Yay!I actually [...] Continue Reading
I Have Imagined You In Your Underwear, Or actually, just those of you that have attended my classes. Public speaking is, uh, not my thing, and I make no apologies for picturing you in pigtails and a purple polka dot sleeper with footies.So, a few months ago I was sitting in the audience listening to my friend Dr. Betsy speak on nutrition and [...] Continue Reading
So, I have this friend who had to take her 15 month-old hunk of chubby goodness - also known as Myles - in for blood tests. Explaining needles was not all that effective so there was, um, struggling. And crying. And a frantic search for the breast - which of course my friend lovingly offered."Mama, I'm too old for that."Now I know what [...] Continue Reading
There Were Two Things I Loved About Mrs. B
First, she was always late for carpool. This meant more time to fingerdoodle kittens, Christmas trees and the odd fourth grade crush's name (surrounded by hearts and little arrows, of course) on our frosty picture window. Eight hours later my best friend - Mrs. B's daughter -would lead me to her kitchen, [...] Continue Reading
Miranda Kerr has a secret, and it's not Victoria's. If you're not familiar with her, the - ahem - runway "angel" is also the natural birthing wife of Orlando Bloom. Earlier this year she raised a ruckus by releasing a nursing photo with her newborn son that is more discreet than anything I've seen in a VS catalog - **sigh** - and controversy is [...] Continue Reading
Snowboarding the white sand dunes of Ruidoso, New Mexico was a short-lived love affair. More like a fling, actually. If they ever install ski lifts it's a romance worth rekindling, but until then I'm more than happy to doodle my name next to a yucca tree instead.What I DID truly love about New Mexico, though, were the colorful hanging ristras [...] Continue Reading
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I'm Heather, aka The Mommypotamus. I’m a wife, mom, real food lover, research geek, and amateur homesteader. And potamus... obviously.