Episode #45 of the MMP: All About Budgeting

By | 2018-04-17T20:47:20+00:00 April 17th, 2018|Health, Podcast|

We've got a new Podcast Partner, and we are THRILLED! Paleovalley has come on board to support the Modern Mamas Podcast and to bring our wonderful listeners a great deal. Click here and use code "radicalroots" for 20% off your entire order. The Organ Complex has been a huge part of my fertility and postpartum [...]

Mamas Guide to Portland

By | 2018-03-02T09:56:20+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|Motherhood, Travel|

If you've been following along over on Instagram (check my highlights), you know we recently got back from a trip to Portland, Oregon. This was Evie's third trip by plane, and they just keep getting more and more fun as she gets older. We're lucky to have an easy traveler (thus far) who actually seems to [...]

Episode #33 of the MMP – Modern Dad: Tim Gaertner

By | 2018-01-24T14:47:47+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Podcast|

"Modern Dad: Tim Gaertner" In this episode of The Modern Mamas Podcast Jess sits down with her husband of 6 years, and baby daddy, Tim. Hopped up on all the coffee, they tackle your listener questions! Tune in as Jess and Tim discuss things like why it's hard for men to communicate, how Tim supported [...]

gluten free persimmon loaf

By | 2017-12-10T11:13:01+00:00 December 10th, 2017|A Little Sweet Tooth, Breakfast, Grab and Go, Health, Recipes|

I LOVE persimmons - persimmons with nut butter, persimmons in salads, persimmon muffins, persminis, and now, in what is potentially my new favorite persimmon thing: my gluten free persimmon loaf. This loaf is somewhere between a bread loaf and a blondie, with the perfect amount of sweet and a heartiness that leaves you feeling satiated [...]

Episode #24 of the MMP – Gratitude

By | 2017-11-30T08:19:36+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|Health, Podcast|

"Gratitude" In this episode of The Modern Mamas Podcast we share our favorite Thanksgiving tradition and the simple ways we try to practice gratitude each day! Download in iTunes HERE & on Stitcher HERE! And don't forget to join our Modern Mamas Tribe on Facebook! Links and Such: Organic Evolution Matcha Episode #20 - Megan [...]

thanksgiving recipe round up

By | 2017-11-17T19:14:59+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Pastured Meat, Recipes|

Thank you!! Thanksgiving is upon us, and I would like to take some time to THANK YOU. Thank you for reading. Thank you for caring, sharing, and for exploring new ideas, new recipes, and new ways to nourish yourself, the earth, and the ones you love. This has been one hell of a year so far, [...]

grain free sugar cookies

By | 2015-12-11T18:56:12+00:00 December 10th, 2015|A Little Sweet Tooth, Health, Recipes|

The holidays are in full swing at the Radical Roots homestead, and that means it's sugar cookie time. My husband is a cookie fiend (if you didn't know that already), and since the day after Thanksgiving, he's been asking for sugar cookies to have with homemade eggnog (next recipe coming your way). We had a [...]

on the move

By | 2015-06-18T14:29:40+00:00 June 18th, 2015|Health, Movement and Play, The Mind|

Oh moving. The joy. The excitement. The anxiety. The stress. Oh, and the bruises (at least I used all of my fitness)... But it's all worth it. We have officially moved up to the Pacific Northwest, we're putting down roots in our little Radical Roots Homestead, and we couldn't be happier. I've been getting a lot [...]

creamy tomato soup… a favorite family tradition

By | 2016-12-20T11:26:53+00:00 December 29th, 2014|Recipes, Soups, Salads, Sides|

As far back as I can remember my family has spent Christmas Eve at my great aunt and uncles (the coolest God Parents a girl could ask for). Some of my most cherished memories are from this night once a year where the parents would eat raw oysters (which I thought were nasty). Where I had [...]

holiday spiced cran-apple kombucha sangria (that’s a mouthfull)

By | 2015-04-01T08:22:57+00:00 December 15th, 2014|Recipes, To Drink|

If you haven't learned by now, I just love this time of year. The spirit, the food, the flavors, and the continuos merriment. What's not to love? Everything is spiced perfectly with cinnamon, nutmeg, and all of the flavors of the season. There are unlimited excuses to get together with family and friends to celebrate [...]