Hippocrates Is Said To Have Called This Plant . . .
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 [...] Continue Reading
I hope you're sitting down . . .
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.Awhile ago I read on David Lebovitz's blog that cacao beans lose the "top notes" of their flavor when they are processed [...] Continue Reading
Years ago, when I recovered from severe chronic health issues, 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.And I still feel that way, except maybe I will do it tomorrow . . . after a [...] Continue Reading
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!
I've Been On A Soda-Making Roll [...] Continue Reading
This flavorful and tender pork tenderloin is rubbed with garlic, mustard, horseradish, and Italian herb seasoning before being pan seared and then finished in the oven. It’s a fast and simple recipe that tastes like it took hours to make.
How to Cook Pork Tenderloin in the Oven
Pork tenderloins frequently come in packages of two. So if the label [...] Continue Reading
So, you're positive, 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 [...] Continue Reading
If you ask any group of kids what their favorite ice cream is, cookies and cream is bound to come up at least a few times. Making homemade ice cream, like this cookies and cream ice cream recipe, is one of my family's favorite pastimes. Ice cream making is a good test in patience and early kitchen skills. It’s a great activity for rainy summer days [...] Continue Reading
It's no secret that I believe in fairy tales, 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?Though not imparted [...] 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.