Mealtime Mama: Hip Hop Bunny Cake for Easter

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Happy Monday, mamas! Easter is hopping our way this weekend, so here’s a fun bunny cake to make with the kids this week. (Don’t be scared by the length of the recipe. The review we read by a fellow mom says it’s pretty easy to make.) Click HERE to get a printer-friendly version of this [...]

Mealtime Mama: Bread and Butter Pudding with Irish Whiskey Cream Sauce

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Happy Monday, mamas! Welcome to the middle of March. St. Patrick’s Day is coming up on Friday, so we’re celebrating the Irish with this week’s recipe, which we found on the Harps website. It sounds SO good. Most kids love bananas and pudding, and there are only two tablespoons of Irish whiskey in this one [...]

Mealtime Mama: Cherry Chocolate Heart Torte

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Happy day-before-Valentine’s Day, mamas! If you feel like busting out an extra special dessert in honor of Valentine’s Day, we’ve got one for you. One reviewer called this dish “crazy good,” and that’s all it took to sell us on it. With whipped cream, hot fudge and cherries, how can you go wrong? Cherry Chocolate [...]

Mealtime Mama: Cute treats for your Halloween or fall party

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By Shannon Magsam OK, mamas, this is a repeat post from last year. But it’s a fun one with several good ideas for fall food. Hope you enjoy: The month of October is perfect for a party because of all the fun fall treats and the weather is just right for being outside. I thought [...]

Mealtime Mama: Cranberry Relish

We love finding new ideas for dinner (and great, natural products) on the Ozark Natural Foods website. Below is a recipe for cranberry relish that would be beautiful on a holiday table. Cranberry Relish 2 cups fresh cranberries 2 granny smith apples, cored 1 large orange, peeled 1-1&1/2 cups turbinado sugar Directions: Mix all the [...]

Mealtime Mama: Snowman pancakes!

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During our snowcation last week we made some fun snowman pancakes. Isn’t this guy cute? We got a little carried away with the whipped cream, but he turned out pretty OK — and delicious, too! Snowman Pancakes Pancake mix (or your favorite homemade recipe like this one) Whipped cream in a can Dots candy Mini [...]

Mealtime Mama: Recipes from nwaMotherlode readers!


When we ran the Big Chill giveaway, we asked nwaMotherlode readers to share their favorite recipes for an extra chance to win the refrigerator from Metro Appliances & More. We got lots of delicious sounding recipes and we wanted to share some of them with you over the next few months. This broccoli salad recipe [...]

Mealtime Mama: Ozark Natural Foods catering for Thanksgiving


ONF’s new deli, A la Carte, is offering Thanksgiving catering this year. Hurray! The menu looks absolutely delicious (see full listing below) and you can call Rachel at 479-521-7558 with questions or email her at Just FYI, Ozark Natural Foods has a full service coffee bar and offers custom coffees blended by Onyx Coffee [...]