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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Roasted Summer Corn Salad

One of the perks to growing up in rural New Jersey, was the quality of local farm stands near our house. Every summer, my mom would take us on weekly trips to stock up on the essentials... everything from tomatoes, to watermelon, cantaloupe and the crème de la crème... fresh Jersey corn. A dozen bi-color, in a big brown paper bag, to be shucked and cleaned on the deck when we got home. Corn has since become one of the staple summer sides in our household. Whether it be grilled, boiled, thrown into a salad, or garnishing a taco, it always has a place at our table. Luckily for me, Tim also has a love for this sweet veggie, so the summer tradition rages on. Last year, when my parents were in town, we decided to stay in and cook ...

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