Choosing real food over processed and packaged food products is a great first step toward improving health. But many people think that eating healthy means never eating anything tasty again. That’s simply not true. Real food has more texture and flavor than packaged food and also contains the nutrients that our bodies need to function.There are [...] Continue Reading
Like my grain free chocolate chip cookies, these gluten free almond butter cookies are a delicious treat.Gluten Free Almond Butter Cookies
These gluten free almond butter cookies are similar to the traditional peanut butter cookie recipe with the criss-cross fork marks on the top. Except they’re made with almond butter instead of peanut [...] Continue Reading
Chocolate is amazingly satisfying. Some experts believe that we enjoy fat and sugar together (like in chocolate) because it mimics what we received as infants from mother’s milk. In any case, chocolate is a favorite dessert for many people and can even provide some health benefits. This 5-minute chocolate mousse recipe is an excellent way to get a [...] Continue Reading
Ready, Set, Bake! This salt dough ornament recipe is as easy as 1-2-3, but I broke it into ten steps so that I could include more pics of my kiddos - ha!If you're looking for a fun project to do with your kids for the holidays, THIS IS IT. Katie, my six year-old, did everything on her own except the baking, and four year-old Micah only needed [...] Continue Reading
"There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate."
~ Linda GraysonDo you love hot chocolate but not the ingredients found in pre-packaged versions? I mean, as tempting as this popular brands ingredient list sounds . . .INGREDIENTS: SUGAR, CORN SYRUP SOLIDS, VEGETABLE OIL (PARTIALLY HYDROGENATED COCONUT OR PALM [...] Continue Reading
Note From Mommypotamus: I’m taking a little time off to snuggle my newborn baby boy, but I’ve lined several guest posts from some of my favorite bloggers for you while I’m away. Today’s post comes from Loriel of Naturally Loriel. As someone who cannot sew AT ALL, I was so excited to read that Loriel found these easy to make even without any sewing [...] Continue Reading
Note from Mommypotamus: If you happen to see me today and there's a light bruise on my arm, it's only because I had to pinch myself to make sure this is really happening. Jenny of Nourished Kitchen is one of my favorite bloggers ever - and I mean OF. ALL. TIME - and I am so thrilled to share this guest post from her today.If you haven't had a [...] Continue Reading
What kind of man totes The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe to his college Greek class? my husband, that's who. You see, at the beginning of our romance I made one request: If you want to know me, read the books that make my heart come alive.Oh sure, we talked about the great philosophers over lattes: Kant, Descartes and Kierkegaard. We [...] 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.