15 Minute Pumpkin Oatmeal

Stoneware soup bowl by Etsy Seller, AaronsburgPottery Every Autumn my mom makes this oatmeal and it’s such a comforting way to start the day. Along with being absolutely delicious this dish is also highly nutritious and easy to whip up. Win-win-win! So, what makes this dish so nutritious you might ask? Let’s break it down… Rolled Oats Rolled oats are an excellent source of iron, soluble fiber (meaning they keep you full longer), vitamins (such as folate, vitamin B and zinc), and protein. They are considered to be one of the healthiest whole grains available and boast a number of health benefits. Along with lowering the risk of heart disease, incorporating oats into your diet has been shown to lower cholesterol, reduce ...

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Whole Foods for Your Pet: Ollie

This post includes affiliate links to brands and products that I believe in and love. To read our full disclosure policy, please click here. Before Tim and I decided to add a new little wolf to our pack, we did extensive research into all things pup! We reviewed everything from the best breeds for our lifestyle, to the most reputable vets in our hood, ways to train and even the most indestructible toys. It really felt as if we read every article the internet had to offer! ...

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Carbs: The Good, The Bad, The Delicious

What do you think of when you hear the word Carbohydrate? Bread? Pasta? Pizza? Maybe, bad, even? I doubt most people’s first instinct is to think Complex vs Simple or Whole vs Refined, however these distinctions really do make all the difference. Spoiler alert: Not ALL carbs are bad, and despite most people thinking they need to eliminate carbs from their diet to lose weight or be healthy- that couldn’t be further from the truth. ...

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