Operation Deep Clean for guests is currently underway at my house, which means I'm glamming it up in sweatpants and dumping baking soda on everything. Okay, maybe not dumping, but certainly using it in every room. Not only is natural and non-toxic, it's cheap and it WORKS. I even use it in my personal care products and home remedies.Here's how [...] Continue Reading
Make tea. Take first sip. Help kids find shoes for 45 minutes. Finish cold tea. Sound familiar? Well then, you're going to love this masala chai tea recipe! Infused with cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, fennel and peppercorns, it's absolutely delicious both hot and cold. Most people probably tend to prefer one or the other, but I usually get to [...] Continue Reading
If you ever invite Katie of Wellness Mama over for dinner, clean out your fridge first. Because even though you've told her she doesn't need to bring anything, a pan of freezer fudge will just fall into her car, along with a charcuterie-style lunch if she comes early. Ask me how I know. You know I'm not a fancy cook and that I skip as many [...] Continue Reading
Mullein and garlic infused olive oil is one of the most popular natural remedies for ear infections/earaches, and for good reason. In folk medicine, mullein has long been revered for its ability to ease discomfort, and garlic is well-known for its immune supporting qualities. Both have long been used to encourage circulation and lymphatic flow - [...] Continue Reading
Have you ever found yourself smack dab in the middle of a cliché? Say, for example, you roll your eyes for years about that whole "a way to a man's heart is through his stomach" thing, and then you realize there's an exact correlation between your sons favorite foods and dinnertime declarations of love.Well then, you'll totally understand this. [...] Continue Reading
Whether it's perfectly spiced pumpkin, maple pecan, or rustic apple, this easy almond flour crust is my "go to" for all things pie. Unlike traditional pie crusts, which need to be rolled and then flipped into a pie plate without breaking them, this recipe can be pressed into shape directly in the pie plate.Maybe one day I'll get around to ninja [...] Continue Reading
Whether you're the type to lean on thousands of years of Ayurvedic practice or the 3,500+ studies on PubMed - or both - there's no denying that turmeric is one of the most fascinating botanicals out there. Its health and beauty applications have been celebrated for thousands of years, and now research is supporting many of those traditional uses. [...] Continue Reading
I'm not saying they're relationship therapy exactly, but these buffalo chicken stuffed sweet potatoes are peacemakers in my house. My love of homemade red chili sauce, buffalo wings, chimichurri and all things spicy is the complete opposite of my husband, who prefers rich, creamy sauces and dips. Since these stuffed sweet potatoes have both [...] 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.