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  • Working Out with Wearables

    MILWAUKEE –February American Heart Month. Cardiovascular disease, including heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure – is responsible for one out of every three deaths. It is the number one killer of American men and women, and a leading cause of serious illness and disability. Nathan Fricke from AT&T is here to explore tech that keeps your heart healthy. Fitbit Surge: Train smarter with the Fitbit® Surge™ super watch. By giving you an in-depth look at your training stats, sleep […]

  • Valentine’s Day Brownies

    MILWAUKEE — Valentine’s Day is all about sweets for your sweetheart and this year you can make some tasty treats while keeping it healthy. Simple Mills CEO Katlin Smith stopped by Fox6 Weekend WakeUP to share some recipes. Brownies Ingredients: 1 cup Simple Mills Chocolate Muffin & Cake Mix 3 eggs 6 tbsp butter or ghee 1 tbsp vanilla 3/4 cup coconut sugar or sugar of your choice Optional: 1/2 cup gluten/dairy-free chocolate chips — Instructions: Preheat oven to 350F (for […]

  • Volunteers needed for Night to Shine Prom in Watertown

    WATERTOWN — Bethesda Lutheran Communities needs volunteers to help host Night to Shine a prom for people with developmental disabilities. The dance is sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation and will be held on February 12, 2016 at Bethesda Lutheran Communities Watertown Campus, 700 Hoffmann Drive, from 6:00 – 9:00p.m. The unforgettable prom night experience is for people 16 years and older with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Everyone going to the prom walk down the red carpet complete with welcoming friendly paparazzi. Once […]

  • Brewcity Bruisers 10th Anniversary Pep Rally to be held on Saturday

    MILWAUKEE — The Brewcity Bruisers are celebrating 10 years here in Milwaukee! On Saturday, January 9th, get ready for the upcoming roller derby season at the Brewcity Bruisers Pep Rally. It’s going on at The Point, 906 S. Barclay Street, from 7:00 p.m. – midnight. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Visit for more details.

  • Katrina Kozar’s Cranberry Relish & Cranberry Margaritas

    (WITI) Katrina Kozar from MasterChef Season 6  stopped by Fox6 WakeUp to share some Thanksgiving inspired recipes. For more info go to Cranberry Relish 1 package of cranberries 3/4 cup – freshly squeezed orange juice (2 oranges) 1 grate both oranges and us their zest 1 teaspoon – ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon – ground cloves 4 tablespoons – Agave Nectar Syrup Combine the cranberries, orange zest and juice, Syrup, cinnamon, and cloves in a small saucepan, and bring to […]

  • Quinoa Crust Taco Pizza & Cranberry Salsa Recipes

    MILWAUKEE — Carrie Madormo from stopped by Fox 6 Weekend WakeUp to talk about her new eCookbook “25 Healthier Pizza Recipes”.  She also shared a Thanksgiving recipe for Cranberry Salsa. Quinoa Crust Taco Pizza Ingredients For the crust: 1 cup quinoa, soaked for 6-8 hours (or overnight) ½ cup water ½ tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. salt 2 tbsp. olive oil For the sauce: 1 cup vegetarian refried beans ½ cup pizza sauce For the topping: ¼ cup diced […]

  • Award-winning SPAM Recipe from the Wisconsin State Fair

    MILWAUKEE — The Great American SPAM Championship is an annual recipe contest held at 26 state and county fairs. The 2015 theme is local and regional recipes. Lisa Dziadulewicz of Sheboygan took home 1st Place at 2015 Wisconsin State Fair for her Gemutlichkeit Spamwich (SPAM & Cabbage on Pretzel Buns). Dziadulewicz says the sandwich is a nod to Wisconsin’s broad German heritage. The classic red cabbage and pork gets updated into a snappy SPAMWICH, on Milwaukee’s own Miller Bakery pretzel rolls. […]

  • Back-to-School Health Tips

    MILWAUKEE — Believe it or not it’s that time already back-to-school. Nurse Practitioner Jodi Delagrave from the MinuteClinic is here with five steps parents should take to make sure you kids are healthy when going back-to-class. #1 Determine if your child needs a physical before the new school year. * If you have a college freshman, many colleges require a physical prior to the first day of class. So be sure to check the admission requirements. * Also, for middle […]

  • Yappy Hour in The Yard Recipes

    MILWAUKEE — It’s the dog days of summer right now and The Iron Horse Hotel is hosting a pet party. Yappy Hour in the Yard is going from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. on August 1, 2015. Chef Bradford Shovlin stopped by Fox 6 WakeUp to share his pet-friendly recipes. For more information head to Snoopy’s Steak 24 oz. of grass-fed beef chuck or sirloin 1 large Idaho potato 2 organic carrots 8 spears asparagus 8 oz. of Winston’s […]

  • Bake like a blue ribbon winner! Try this cookie recipe from Wisconsin State Fair home baker

    MILWAUKEE — Want to bake like a blue ribbon winner? Try this award-winning cookie recipe from Wisconsin State Fair home baker Joan Giesfeldt. It won the Gold Medal Flour Cookie Contest at the 2014 State Fair. Find an entire recipe collection at The 2015 Wisconsin State Fair runs August 6-16.  Recipe: Toasted Pecan Shortbread Cookies with Brown Butter Cream Filling Shortbread Cookie: 2 3/4 cups Gold Medal All-Purpose Flour 3/4 cup finely chopped toasted pecans, divided 1/4 cup + 1 […]

  • Celebrity Chef Rossella Rago’s Festa Italiana Recipe

    MILWAUKEE — Festa Italiana 2015 is going on this weekend in Milwaukee. Celebrity Chef Rossella Rago the host of “Cooking with Nonna” is back in town for her third Festa. Rago stopped by Fox6 Weekend WakeUp to share one of her Festa Italiana recipes. Festa Italiana is open Saturday and Sunday at Maier Festival Park. Check out the links for more information: Festa Italiana: Rossella Rago:   Tripoline with Sausage and Whipped Ricotta Ingredients: 1 Lb Sweet Italian […]

  • Brides Against Breast Cancer National Tour of Gowns to stop in Milwaukee

    MILWAUKEE – The Brides Against Breast Cancer Nationwide Tour of Gowns will make a stop in Milwaukee. The event is being held from 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 19, 2015 at the Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport at 6401 S. 13th Street. Proceeds from the bridal show supports the Health Support Network. For more information log on to  

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