My doggy, Gatsby, loves this recipe. It’s not only healthy, but delicious and easy to make. Only 5 ingredients!
Fall is my favorite time of year and I love to cook Gatsby seasonal fare. (Gatsby is my doggy!) Here is a homemade dog treat recipe that packs a lot of nutritional punch. Apples clean residue off your dog’s teeth and freshens his or her breath, so be sure to share a few bites with … Read More
When shopping for your dog’s food, always choose a brand and formula that is endorsed by the Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO). This stamp of approval reflects that the product meets the minimum nutrition requirements that your dog needs for a complete and balanced diet. Dog foods are generally marked with one of … Read More
My dog Gatsby was diagnosed last year with two herniated discs in his back. Rather than put him through an expensive surgery (that the veterinary specialist thought might not even help), I decided to take the more conservative route. Gatsby began going to physical therapy and acupuncture. Acupuncture helped Gatsby naturally manage his pain and … Read More
A simple way to detox your life is by starting with your diet. You want to clear out the processed foods that are high in sugars and trans-fats (cookies, cereals, chips, fast food), and instead, focus on eating whole foods, such as vegetables, fruits, legumes, nuts/seeds, whole grains, fish and lean meats. A great way … Read More
In today’s society many individuals spent an inordinate amount of time and money on the new quick fix diet fads. While some of these theories can be beneficial, others may do more harm than good for your overall health and weight loss goals. Here are a few examples: Skip breakfast. You had a big dinner … Read More
The key to a lasting lifestyle plan is balance. You want to develop a way of living that complements your daily routine, wants and needs. Many wellness programs suggest following a strict diet then allowing yourself a cheat day here or there. While I agree with the concept, the labeling is misplaced. A cheat day … Read More
How many of you love to hit the snooze button? Or better yet, purposely set your alarm early to enjoy an extra few minutes of snooze? Although many of us are guilty of this practice, studies suggest that it can negatively impact your entire day. Ideally, strive for 7-9 hours of quality sleep per night. … Read More