recipes

Mum's Famous Macaroni Salad

By Mum2Gaby&Emersyn, JustMommies member

Check out this New Zealand holiday recipe! Another essential on our Christmas (and general summer) menu - my mum's famous macaroni salad. Come September people are already saying to her "I hope you're making your macaroni salad", "you should make a double helping of the macaroni salad this year!", and the like... It's gorgeous! » Read more

Holiday Pavlova - A New Zealand tradition

By Mum2Gaby&Emersyn, JustMommies member

Being in New Zealand, our Christmas day is rarely cold - and never snowy!  While it seems people in the northern hemisphere eat a lot of hot foods, a huge part of our Christmas menu revolves around desserts and salads.  This is the number 1 Christmas dessert in NZ! » Read more

Hot Wings to Induce Labor

Running out of ideas to get labor started?  One thing overdue mommies often try to get labor going is hot and spicy foods like hot wings and what better recipe for a cranky and uncomfortable pregnant lady to try than a man tested hot wing recipe?  We’re pretty sure that the guys who came up w » Read more

Chinese Food to Induce Labor

When you get to your due date you might start asking around for ideas to get labor started.  Everyone may have ideas for you to try – having sex, walking, nipple stimulation, drinking castor oil, and you name it.  » Read more

Labor Cake - Chocolate Cake to Induce Labor?

Well, we’ve heard of it all but chocolate cake to bring on labor?  Sounds yummy so why not?  This labor inducing recipe sprouted life somewhere on the internet.  Moms are always looking for different things to try and this recipe is a lot more appealing than a castor oil and O.J. shake. » Read more

Pregnancy Pizza to Induce Labor

Once upon a time at a pizza restaurant in California, a woman walked into the restaurant and asked for a pizza that would put her into labor.  The manager, not knowing quite what to do, came up with a pizza to serve her.  It had everything under the sun loaded up on it and what do you know?  It actually worked.  Ever since then this restaurant, » Read more

Pineapples to Induce Labor

Most tropical fruits such as pineapples, mango, papaya, and kiwi contain proteolytic enzymes, enzymes which break down protein and are thought to have certain medicinal properties.  Pineapples have been used as an anti-inflammatory, digestive aid, diuretic, and also to induce labor.  Bromelain, a type » Read more

Labor Inducing Salad

Waiting for labor to start can be nerve wracking. During the last few weeks every twinge, cramp, or trickle can make a woman wonder is this it? It's during these moments that pregnant moms may start thinking about ways to get labor going. » Read more

"Labor Inducing" Cookie Recipe

A lot of moms start hunting for ideas to naturally induce labor when they get to the end of pregnancy.  You may have heard that taking a ride on a bumpy road, walking, or sex may help to bring on labor, but what other natural things can you try?  Some moms swear that ginger can jump start your labor.&n » Read more

Eggplant Parmesan to Induce Labor

If you are getting close to or past your due date you might be looking for some easy ideas to bring on labor.  We won’t promise you that by eating eggplant parmesan you are guaranteed to go into labor, but we can tell you that according to one restaurant in Cobb County, Georgia, eggplant parmesan may be just the trick to help get your baby’s show on the road.  » Read more