Wellness Tools & Resources

Western Wisconsin Health provides patients with a variety of wellness resources and tools to help you assess your health and gain control over a healthy lifestyle. These resources and tools are a valuable complement to routine health care and should not be used as a substitute for expert medical opinion.

From breakfast to dessert, find ideas in these healthy recipe collections for planning daily good-for-you meals the entire family will love. These recipes were contributed from Western Wisconsin Health family and friends. Please check back often to see newly added recipes!

Albondiga’s Soup – Gluten Free

Almond Fruit Squares

Apple Pumpkin Oatmeal

Baked Apple Soufflé

Baked Chicken Strips

Banana Ice Cream – Gluten Free

Banana Oat Pancakes

Bavarian Cream Dessert

Bean Dip

Benito Bean Dip

Black Bean and Tomato Quinoa Salad – Gluten Free

Black Bean and Turkey Stew

Black Bean Burgers

Black Bean Soup

Black Bean Southwestern Salad – Gluten Free

Blueberry Almond French Toast

Blueberry Buckle

Blueberry Cinnamon Streusel Coffee Cake

Bran Muffins

Broccoli Cheddar Breakfast Bake

Brown Rice and Lentil Stew – Gluten Free

Brownies – Gluten Free

Caesar Dressing

Caveman Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Chicken and Black Bean Summer Chili

Chicken Caprese – Gluten Free

Chicken Fiesta Salad

Chipotle Chicken Taco Salad

Condensed Cream Soup Mix

Cranberry Almond Energy Bites

Cranberry Relish – Gluten Free

Creamy Chicken Dijon over Noodles

Creamy Italian Dressing

Creamy Sweet Potato Dip

Crispy Fried Veggies

Cumin Squash Couscous Salad

Curried Pork Tenderloin in Apple Cider – Gluten Free

Dark Chocolate and Oat Clusters

Dark Chocolate Tofu Mousse – Gluten Free

Easy Tuscan Bean Soup – Gluten Free

Extreme Low-Fat Chocolate Cake

Flourless Chocolate Cake – Gluten Free

Fresh Orange Cranberry Sauce

Fresh Tomato Basil Quiche

Fruit Salsa and Cinnamon Chips

Garlic and Feta Cheese Dip – Gluten Free

Garlic Hummus – Gluten Free

Green Smoothie

Hawaiian Fruit Salad with Banana Dressing – Gluten free

Hot Chicken Salad Casserole with Cream Soup Substitute – Gluten Free

Italian Green Beans – Gluten Free

Janette’s Poppy Seed Salad

Mango and Jicama Slaw – Gluten Free

Marinated Quinoa – Gluten Free

Nana Bread

No Bake Pumpkin Mousse Parfaits

Oatmeal Pancakes

Orzo and Toasted Barley

Pear and Cranberry Salad

Poppy Seed Dressing – Gluten Free

Potato and Kale Soup

Pumpkin Dip

Pumpkin Hummus

Quinoa and Cucumber Salad – Gluten Free

Romaine Salad – Gluten Free

Shredded Brussels Sprouts with Bacon – Gluten Free

Smoky Black Bean Stew

Southwest Black Bean and Corn Salsa

Southwest Turkey Burgers – Gluten Free

Spinach Turkey Wraps

Squash and Lentil Stew – Gluten Free

Stuffed Peppers – Gluten Free

Sweet and Sour Green Beans – Gluten Free

Taco Soup

Toasted Pita Chips

Tomato Feta Salad – Gluten Free

Tortilla Soup – Gluten Free

Turkey Stuffing

Vegetable Spring Rolls

Vegetarian Taco Salad – Gluten Free

White Bean and Pine Nut Dip

White Chicken Chili – Gluten Free

Winter Pear-Orange Salad – Gluten Free

The Truth About ADHD
In this video Dr. Christopher Babbitt, Clinical Psychologist at Western Wisconsin Health, discusses the history and definition of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). You will also learn about the behavioral health team and get an in-depth look at the diagnosis process and treatment options.

Eating Habits During COVID-19
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Cheri Rott discusses how to avoid emotional and boredom eating.

Rethink Your Drink
How much sugar is in your favorite drink? In this video Natasha Ward, Registered Dietitian at Western Wisconsin Health, shows us how much sugar is in our favorite drinks. She also gives you some ideas to sweeten up your drink without the added sugar and calories.

Nutrition: Gut Health Matters
Did you know 70% of your immune system is controlled by your gut health? Many studies link your gut health to GI issues like colitis and irritable bowel syndrome as well as obesity, diabetes, fibromyalgia, and several other chronic conditions. Learn ways to improve your gut health through foods, probiotics, and other supplements with dietitians, Natasha Ward and Cheri Rott.

Super Foods to be Super Fit

Because of the destructive impact of inflammation on the brain, joints and your overall well being, reducing it is a primary strategy for improving your mood and your health. Food can be an important part of reducing inflammation! Natasha Ward and Cheri Rott, registered dietitians, will discuss the top super foods for reducing inflammation.

Tabata Workout
Alexis Warzon, CPT and Melissa Johnson, CPT, Fitness Instructors at Western Wisconsin Health, will teach you about Tabata training and give you a workout routine.

Exercise: Your At-Home Workout
Learn the importance and benefits of resistance training. Certified Personal Trainers Alexis Warzon and Melissa Johnson demonstrate and explain an At-Home Workout Routine – no equipment needed. There is a 20 minute presentation including a walk through the routine, explanation of benefits, and the specific muscles being activated.

Cardio Blast
Blast your cardio fitness level with our Certified Personal Trainers Alexis Warzon and Melissa Johnson. Come prepared to sweat, have fun and get fit!

Metabolic Shake Up
Shake up your exercise routine with Certified Personal Trainers Alexis Warzon and Melissa Johnson with a metabolic twist. You will learn how to exercise effectively by performing total body exercises with minimal rest for optimal calorie burn and increased metabolic rate! Come prepared to sweat, have fun and get fit!

Why Do Belly Breathing?
Join National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach Lynn Huiskamp to understand how we can reduce anxiety by focusing on our breath.

Meditation – Setting Your Foundation – Awareness of Breath
Katie Carstens, Certified Health Coach, teaches you a few basics about starting a practice including how and where to meditate. In addition, if you are new to meditation, you will learn how to become aware of your breathing but even more, how to take this meditation with you while on the go.

A Gentle Yoga Routine
Yoga is a practice used that connects our body with our mind. When done regularly, yoga has an endless list of benefits including improved strength and overall mood. In this class Katie Carstens, Certified Yoga Instructor and Certified Health Coach, will provide you with a short yoga routine that can be included at any time – especially as you are beginning or ending your day. No equipment is necessary, but you may bring a yoga mat if you wish.

Yoga For Your Work Day
*Please Note: Due to technical difficulties with our microphone, the class begins at the 5 minute mark of the video.
Your work day can sometimes leave you feeling tense, especially after being in a chair all day. We sometimes miss the opportunity to pause for a moment and think about how our body really feels. In this class Katie Carstens, Certified Yoga Instructor and Certified Health Coach, will teach you how to stretch the muscles in your neck, shoulders, and back in a gentle and easy routine. No equipment is necessary, but you may bring a yoga mat if you wish.