"Tea is liquid wisdom." ~ UnknownDoes your tea "get" you? Does it nod understandingly when you say that some days you feel like a cross between a ninja and Mary Poppins, and some days you show up to the park with a spoon in your pocket and no idea how it got there? If not, I'd like to introduce you to my tea. It's made with adaptogens, which [...] Continue Reading
Ten minutes. Maybe you’ve guessed by now, but that’s a magic number in my kitchen. Ten minute strawberry jam. Ten minute egg drop soup. Ten minute citrus gummy snacks. (Actually, those only take five.)And now, oh-my-goodness-this-can’t-really-be-paleo bread in just ten minutes of hands-on time. We’re talking soft and pliable, pile on the [...] Continue Reading
Remember when "me time" eas a late-night movie marathon, sleeping in the next day and - most importantly - sitting in silence for as long as you want to? Yeah, me too. Though I wouldn't trade these days with my littles for anything, I do love to sneak in some good old-fashioned pampering as often as I can. (And hey, it doesn't hurt if it makes me [...] Continue Reading
My kitchen is usually all about quick, delicious, and most importantly kid-approved recipes - chicken nuggets, "magic" ketchup, chicken fried steak, broccoli-grape slaw and the occasional batch of resistant starch cookie dough bites.Not this time.Like my beloved grown-up ice cream, this buffalo wings recipe is just for those of us who know [...] Continue Reading
The mysterious ancient pyramids of . . .Khafra and Menkaure probably don't affect your daily life, but there are a set of pyramids that most definitely do. They're called the adrenals, and they're pyramid-shaped glands that sit just above the kidneys. These little powerhouses secrete hormones that make us resilient during times of stress and/or [...] Continue Reading
I'm not gonna mince words . . .
The fact that ashwagandha translates literally as "smells like a horse" is not something I consider a selling point. But many experts believe the intended meaning is more like "strong as a horse," and that's something this DO ALL THE THINGS mama can totally get behind. As a bonus, ashwagandha's botanical species [...] Continue Reading
It transforms butternut squash in to grain-free mini-pizzas, spinach into a dish worth making again and again, and plain old broccoli into hearty, belly warming goodness. I'm talking about cheese, of course.If you've ever encountered an opinionated eater in your home, you know that a little can go a long way in making a dish more enticing. In [...] 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.