Michelle is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with a bachelor’s in Dietetics from Mount Mary College. She has also completed the training as a Master Gardener through UW-Extension, as well as a Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management. Her approach is integrative, and she is currently completing a certificate of training in Integrative and Functional Nutrition.
Michelle believes in the power of a whole foods, plant plentiful diet, and specializes in healthy cooking demonstrations and lecture style workshops. In her spare time, she enjoys working in her vegetable garden, cooking healthy meals for her family, and enjoying all of the outdoor activities Wisconsin has to offer.
Jessica is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and chef with 20 years of experience in the food service industry. She is passionate about teaching others how to make healthy eating a fun and delicious part of our busy lives. In her free time, Jessica enjoys exploring the greater Milwaukee area with her two young children.
Lindsay is a Registered Dietitian and Board Certified Specialist in Oncology Nutrition. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Dietetics from Mount Mary University. She has served as a dietitian in a variety of roles including inpatient and outpatient hospital nutrition, pediatric nutrition, wellness, weight management, and most recently in outpatient oncology nutrition.
Lindsay incorporates her passion for cooking into her practice by teaching techniques for nutritious and healthy cooking. She uses her skills in nutrition and medical nutrition therapy to teach people about research-based recommendations to decrease their risk of chronic disease and improve their quality of life. Lindsay believes food is one of the most important parts of life and deserves to be enjoyed and celebrated. She hopes to teach people how to make cooking for health easy and delicious.
After spending his formative years in the Milwaukee restaurant industry, Ryan was formally educated at UW-La Crosse in Community Health Education and Nutrition. In addition to working at the Y, Ryan can be found cooking at a local meal delivery service, tending his garden, and raising his two human and four chicken children. Sustainable, nutritious, family-friendly meals are what Ryan will serve as you take a seat at the Y’s table.
Kate is a registered dietitian and the Nutrition Coordinator for the YMCA of Greater Waukesha County. She has her bachelor’s degree in public health from Carroll University and completed her dietetic internship at Mount Mary University to become a dietitian. In addition to the Y, Kate is a clinical dietitian working with the inpatient population.
Kate believes in whole foods, simplicity, and balance. In the kitchen, she believes that healthy does not mean boring. She enjoys a good 5-ingredient or less recipe and is always trying to find ways to eat avocado with everything. In addition to food, she loves staying active through running or walking, hitting the beach with a good book, and spending time with friends and family.