I love beets like I love email spam. Which is to say I don't. There are some exceptions, though - I adore the salty/crunchy goodness of these rosemary beet chips, and at least a few times a year I crave the unmistakable, earthy tang of this beet kvass recipe.Ruby red and rich in gut-friendly probiotics, it has long been revered in Russia as a [...] Continue Reading
UTI's are the worst. Okay, maybe getting pelted by porcupine quills is just as bad, but how many porcupines are really trying to cuddle you? So like I said - the worst. After the common cold, they're “the second most common type of infection in the body, accounting for about 8.1 million visits to health care providers each year". (1) When one of my [...] Continue Reading
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. Expired baking soda - which can cause recipes to fall flat - still works beautifully for cleaning and other applications.Not only is [...] Continue Reading
I've been recommending spore-based probiotics for years and giving them to my own family. Prescript Assist was one of my top choices because it was clinically validated and several practitioners I deeply respect reported good results with it. However, it was reformulated in 2017 and - although I usually go by the adage that if you can't say [...] Continue Reading
I don't normally share my google search history, but this one pretty much sums up everything I know about sports:"When does the Super Bowl start?"
"Who is playing in the Super Bowl?
"Is Super Bowl one word or two?"I do know a thing or two about food, though, so when game day rolls around I "participate" by making a few snacks. They're [...] Continue Reading
It was rainy, blistering hot, and we'd been stranded four, no five, days due to snow. Not all at the same time, of course, but the days in which I've heard "Mom, I'm bored" kind of blur together, you know?While there's plenty to do in all seasons - making snow cream in the winter and riding bikes in the summer - I don't worry if they ignore [...] Continue Reading
Need a mind and body reset? (Don't we all sometimes?!?) This bath soak is a relaxing way to nourish yourself with magnesium, the "Magic Mineral" that supports energy levels, sleep, hormone balance, skin health, digestive function, stress resilience, detoxification and more.In this bath soak recipe I've paired it with two essential oils that [...] Continue Reading
Have you ever read advice that said "Let the stress go" and just felt MORE stressed because you have no idea how to do that? Or maybe you read this post about how stress can throw off hormone balance and wondered if it's even possible to reduce stress without renouncing civilization and moving into a yurt.Well then, this post is for you. We'll [...] Continue Reading
Enter your name and best email address below and I’ll send you a copy of The Busy Mama’s Guide To Getting Dinner On The Table, along with new blog posts and my favorite deals & discounts on healthy items I use everyday!
I'm Heather, aka The Mommypotamus. I’m a wife, mom, real food lover, research geek, and amateur homesteader. And potamus... obviously.