Re-connecting to Motivation on your Health Journey

Many of us have the knowledge and information we need to make healthy choices & achieve better nutrition and physical fitness. We know the recommended amount of exercise and how many veggies to eat per day... So why are we not living our healthiest, most vibrant lives?! Various rewards are consciously and subconsciously motivating us … Continue reading Re-connecting to Motivation on your Health Journey

Avoiding Diet Culture at the Holiday Table

The holidays bring lots of opportunities connect with friends and family. Read on to learn what types of comments may be causing more harm than good. Diet culture is everywhere; social media, magazines lining the check out line, television and in the way we communicate with one another. Diet culture proclaims, "Thinness is best!" 'Diet … Continue reading Avoiding Diet Culture at the Holiday Table

Simple, Flavorful Dressings & Sauces

The art of sauce making seems to have been replaced in recent decades by packaged marinades, dressings, and sauces. Ready to save some money and reduce the added sugar, sodium and preservatives in your meals? Here are some of our favorite simple sauce recipes that will become the star of your meal. Ranch Dressing made … Continue reading Simple, Flavorful Dressings & Sauces

5 Creative Freezer Meals

What's better than having convenience meals on hand at the end of a busy day? Having home made convenience meals! Read on to see our favorite, healthy freezer meals. All recipes have separate freezing directions. Make a double (or triple!) batch; have some tonight & start stocking your freezer with ready-to-heat meals. Farm Fresh Quesadillas … Continue reading 5 Creative Freezer Meals

Perks of Homegrown Fruits & Vegetables

A favorite summer memory of many Wisconsinites is the taste of a freshly-picked, homegrown tomato still warm from the sun’s rays. Food straight from the garden just tastes better – ever wonder why? Read on to hear our top reasons for choosing home- or locally-grown produce.   Gardening as a lifelong hobby Gardening is a … Continue reading Perks of Homegrown Fruits & Vegetables

Spring Clean Your Health

Many people are starting home spring cleaning projects this time of year. But, don’t stop there. Start spring cleaning your diet with fresh fruits and vegetables! Now that winter is over, we can pack away the comfort food and bring on all the fresh in-season produce. Here’s what to start looking for: Strawberries:  You can … Continue reading Spring Clean Your Health