Nutrition

Hormone Balancing Foods for Women

August 30, 2017

Hey busy moms it’s back to school season again!  Have you found yourself a bit stressed?  More irritable and moody? There are probably times you just don’t understand where your mood is coming from, and it changes without warning. Unfortunately, this is a common experience for many women!   But fortunately, there are foods that […]

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Easy Back to School Lunch Ideas

August 25, 2017

Between school supply shopping and last minute summer adventures, it’s also time to think about back to school lunches. They don’t need to be complicated and pinterest worthy – just simple, delicious and nutritious. I popped into Fox 6 Real MKE earlier this week to put a healthier spin on two lunch favorites – chicken […]

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Knowing Your Genetics Can Open a NEW ERA of Personalized Medical Care!

August 6, 2017

Your genes can unlock a new era of personalized medicine that will help you evolve into a healthier, happier life. Whether you’ve taken a genetic test or plan to, these experts will teach you the best practices for using this information to alter your lifestyle, guide treatment and create better health! I took a genetic […]

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Homemade Summer Salads & Dressings

August 4, 2017

Popped over to the Fox 6 Real MKE Studios the other day to make a few homemade summer salads and dressings. You can watch my segment here.  Store bought salad dressings are often loaded with unhealthy fats, hidden sugars, undesirable soy products and way too many calories. And store bought clean eating/healthier dressings can carry […]

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Farm to Table Dinner 2017

July 18, 2017

Every other year, we get together with several other school families to donate a Farm to Table Dinner to our children’s school auction.  It’s helped bring in thousands of dollars for our kiddos school!  And it gives us the opportunity to share our beautiful backyard and foodie passion with a special group of friends. This […]

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Five Favorite Summer Breakfasts for Families on the Go

June 30, 2017

The chaos of summer has the potential to rock even the best of the healthy kitchen routines, including my own.  But I’ve learned that doesn’t have to be the case! Once again it comes down to having a plan in place to know what’s available for breakfast on the run during our busiest summer mornings […]

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Lemon Artichoke Summer Soup with Cauliflower

June 12, 2017

Lemon Artichoke Soup This yummy summer soup uses cauliflower to make a delicious creamy soup without the cream! Ingredients: • 2 TBSP ghee (healthy alternative to butter) • ½ onion, chopped • 2 celery stalks, chopped • 2-3 cloves garlic, minced • 1 quart chicken or vegetable broth • 2 cans (or packages) artichoke hearts, […]

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Summer Salad with Veggies & Chic Peas

May 30, 2017

Summer Salad Ingredients • 1 bunch broccoli rabe • 1  15-ounce can chickpeas, drained and rinsed • 1 cucumber, diced • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved • 1/2 cup red onion, diced • 2 TBSP Dijon mustard • 2 TBSP extra virgin, cold pressed olive oil • 2 TBSP lemon juice • 1/4 tsp salt […]

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MYACC at Gilda’s Club – Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone

May 1, 2017

This weekend I had the opportunity to be a part of the Midwest Young Adult Cancer Conference (MYACC) that was hosted by Gilda’s Club in Madison.  When the program director, Kirsten Norslien, originally reached out to me I had a bit of hesitation because I knew it would involved stepping out of my comfort zone […]

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