clean eating

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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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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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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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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My Favorite Snacks (for Mom and Kids) – In and Out of Detox

March 15, 2017

Two of my most frequently asked questions when working with clients are “What do you snack on?”  and “What do your kiddos snack on?” It’s time to write a blog post about snacks!  YAY!  And I’m going to break it down a bit for you into snacks I love during detox, snacks I love OUT […]

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2017 Dirty Dozen – Is Your Produce Loaded with Pesticides?

March 11, 2017

  Every year, EWG (the Environmental Working Group) does a fantastic job of testing fresh fruits and vegetables for pesticide residue. Their 2017 report was recently released and it revealed that nearly 70% of non organic fruits/vegetables had evidence of at least one pesticide residue.  Often times, there was evidence of many pesticides! And my […]

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