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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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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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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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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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Juicing and Detox

February 7, 2017

If you’ve followed me for awhile, you know that smoothies play an important role in my daily life.  They were perfect for me to begin my journey to taking back my health 15 years ago, and they still play a key role in my home life and raising three healthy boys. Over the past couple […]

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