It can be tough getting the family on board with real food. Breakfast can be especially difficult when the whole family has been used to sugary breakfasts instead of nutrient dense ones. Luckily there are many ways to ease the family into real food. These gluten-free coconut cassava chocolate donuts are one especially tasty way. They are [...] Continue Reading
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Well schooch on up, I've got them right here! Sometimes, what gets left out of a product is just as exciting as what goes in. For those of you avoiding dairy, corn, soy, maltodextrin and other ingredients, this custom blend probiotic has an "Other Ingredient" list I think you'll be very interested in. [...] Continue Reading
It's Strange But True . . .
Tipping at a restaurant in Iceland is considered an insult, camels have three eyelids, and what we thought we knew about L-acidophilus just might be all wrong.Okay, not ALL wrong, but what if certain probiotic strains sometimes can exacerbate chronic fatigue syndrome, autoimmune disorders and/or create brain fog [...] Continue Reading
So, You Accidentally Grew 35 Pounds Of Mushrooms in your backyard. I totally get it. After this interview with mushroom expert Tradd Cotter, who wouldn't want to grow gourmet mushrooms for $2/lb and minimal time investment? The fact that you decided to inoculate a **few** backup logs just in case makes perfect sense to me.Now it's time to [...] Continue Reading
Sticker shock, anyone? My husband snapped this pic when we were at Whole Foods the other day, and all I can say is wow. Though I'm sure those are some mighty tasty mushrooms - probably gathered at the foot of a waterfall where unicorns graze or something - the fact is I flat cannot justify paying $30/pound for them. Okay, maybe I could buy [...] Continue Reading
Dear DEA, when someone writes "Mommy Pot" next to a transaction linked to my website, they are just making abbreviated notes for their own use. Though I do encourage the medicinal use of plants, I do not, in fact, sell pot.It seemed like a good idea to get this straight before I admit I am growing medicinal mushrooms in my backyard. Not the [...] Continue Reading
Popcorn is a sacred food in this house. I'm not much of a snacker, but popcorn holds a special place in my heart. When slathered in rich, pastured butter and dowsed in sea salt, popcorn transforms any occasion into a celebration.When I first chose to avoid GMOs years ago, there were two strains of corn that had still not been modified [...] 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.