Scrambled or fried isn’t the only way to enjoy eggs! This lightly sweetened baked custard is full of healthy fats and protein is surprisingly healthy (even for breakfast).Better yet, it’s as easy to make as a smoothie or pancakes, and clean-up only involves washing out a blender!
Creme Brulee for Breakfast?
Whether you brulee this baked [...] Continue Reading
What's 6,000+ years old, known all around the world
. . . and directly tied to your cerebral cortex? Why aromatherapy, of course. The first documented form of aromatherapy comes from ancient Egypt, where aromatic plants were infused into oil to produce perfumes and medicine. (source)As we talked about in my post about how to make diffuser [...] Continue Reading
Sometimes real food gets a bum wrap. But it doesn’t have to!
What do you get when your favorite cling wrap manufacturer replaces hormone disrupting PVC and DEPA chemicals in their formula? Most likely, just a new formula with different hormone disruptors. Unfortunately we'll have to guess what those chemicals might be, because although many [...] Continue Reading
Have you ever tried to make whipped cream
. . . and accidentally made butter instead? Or attempted to create a grain-free version of your favorite bread pudding recipe and made bread soup instead? Oh . . . well . . . I did both of those things this week.I also typed a "I CAN SEE YOU" into a public webinar I was participating in. I meant to [...] Continue Reading
So, imagine you're having lunch with a wild Bactrian camel and the subject turns to which one of you has the more impressive olfactory capabilities. The camel tells you that he can smell water from 50 miles away, and you're like "Eh, that's cool, but I can wave this little bottle under my nose and stop a bad mood in its tracks, improve my memory, [...] Continue Reading
Around here, normal is just a setting on the dryer. We rub dirt in our armpits, formulate makeup from kitchen ingredients, and use a garden weed as our first aid ointment, but since we're not nudists we also have to do laundry once in awhile. Or fifty times a day.After years of using our powdered homemade laundry detergent, I'm still just as in [...] Continue Reading
Southern recipes like chicken fried steak and homestyle stuffing have a special place in my heart, which is why I was so excited to receive a copy of my friend Kelly's new cookbook, Everyday Grain-Free Baking. She's got a gift for transforming favorite dishes from childhood into delightful grain-free and refined-sugar-free creations, and her [...] Continue Reading
"Now, remember to eat lots of protein, missy" . . . and don't forget those vegetables. Healthy fats are essential, of course, and don't skip meals! You dutifully nod your head, and then look down at the bottle of glucola that's just been handed to you.All of a sudden you're in a "choose your own adventure" story. Which path will you take? What [...] 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.