better health by heather

Healthy-ish Dark Chocolate Holiday Bark

December 16, 2017

Sharing a super simple, favorite Christmas treat at our house!  Looking forward to making this in the Fox 6 Real MKE studios next week. Healthy-ish Dark Chocolate Holiday Bark Ingredients: 9 ounces dark chocolate (70% cacoa or greater)  (like theo, tabal, alter eco) 1 cup mixed nuts (your favorite raw/roasted combinations) ¼ cup unsweetened coconut […]

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Detox Benefits of Drinking Cranberry Concentrate

December 13, 2017

For those of you who have detoxed with me over the past years (550+ of you!), you know one of the natural remedies I love is is cranberry concentrate. Cranberry concentrate is an anti-bacterial agent that not only prevents bacterial growth but can also help eliminate toxins from your body. Cranberry concentrate for detox protects […]

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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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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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I’m a Health Coach – My Top 5 Five-Minute Dinners

April 6, 2017

Don’t be tempted by the drive-thru on those crazy nights rushing home from work, running kids to sports practices, and trying to make the PTA meeting.  Instead, have your favorite five minute dinners on the mind so you can keep it clean, healthy and simple, even while on the run. Sharing the Top 5 favorites […]

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