It can be challenging to get your kids to eat more vegetables. Monica Irwin, creator of Veggie Buds Club, shares some fun snacks and activities that will get your kids eating more lettuce.
Lettuce Stamps (use the base of a head of romaine lettuce, dip in washable paint, and stamp on paper)
Lettuce Hide & Seek (place 3 lettuce leaves...
Alice Seuffert, creator of Dining with Alice is here with her fun ideas and recipes for making breakfast fun and easy for parents and kids.
You can’t have a proper backyard camp out without pulling out the grill. Our self-proclaimed “Grill Master” (and our boss) Mandy Tadych shows us some products and tricks to kick your grill game up a notch.
Olive Grove Burgers Recipe & Deal
Click here for the Rosemary Smoked Burger recipe.
Olive Grove Olive Oil Summer BBQ...
Having easy yet tasty go-to meals is essential during the summer. One way you can simplify your meal prep is by buying those pre-packaged salads. Coborns registered dietitian shares creative and healthy ways to use those salad kits.
Braised Summertime Romaine Crostini
Sweet Kale Crostini
Blueberry Walnut Salad with...
On Tuesday, March 17th, Minnesota restaurants had to close their doors to the public. It wasn’t just those establishments that took a financial hit – all of their suppliers did too. Elizabeth met up with Minnesota Ice and found out how, instead of wallowing in their own misfortune they decided to reach out and help other businesses.
Laurie Crowell of Golden Fig stopped by with some healthy homemade snacks recipes that are good for when you're on the go.
Marinades are a great way to add extra flavor to your vegetables, chicken, kebobs, or just about anything on the grill. Chef Jessica Tijerina shows us how easy it is to make marinades at home.
Yield: Marinade for 1-pound meat, meat substitute or vegetable
1 cup olive oil
2 garlic cloves, peeled and sliced
How do you get your kids to eat more fruits and vegetables? The answer is easy…make them taste better! Washing your produce in Fruit & Vegetable Wash not only gets your produce tasting better, it extends its shelf life too.
Elizabeth spoke to the inventor of the Fruit and Vegetable Wash and President and Owner of Life’s Pure...
With longer periods of time between shopping trips, the produce you buy could start going bad. The cooking show Keeping Up with Coco and Lala has creative ways to use more of those veggies and tricks to make the produce last longer.
There is a new trend where people are making pancake cereal . People make mini pancakes put them in a bowl with butter and maple syrup and sometimes add berries and milk. Another trend…Cinnamon Roll Pancakes! Producer Brittany tests both of these out.
Mini Pancake Cereal Recipe
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We check in with Laurie Crowell, the owner of Golden Fig Fine Foods, and find out how her specialty grocery store is thriving in a brand new way.
Follow Laurie on Facebook to see the meal kits she has available.
You may be taking a few more trips to the kitchen than usual lately. There’s nothing wrong with grabbing a snack, but it’s important to think about what you are putting into your mouth. Coborn’s registered dietician Amy Peterson explains how to snack smarter.
Almond Butter Cookie Dough
Caramel Almond Butter Dip
Build You Own...
Kelli Hanson chats with certified wellness expert and health coach, Nicole Nelson about was to give your immune system a boost. Nicole is the author of Living Well with Nic. She shares some quick recipes that contain some immune boosting foods.
Immune-boosting Tonic Recipe
- 1.5 cups water
- 1/4 tsp ground turmeric
- 1/2 tbs fresh...
Owner of Golden Fig Fine Foods, Laurie Crowell, stopped by with recipes for homemade dog treats and information on the Paws on Grand event.
Peanut Butter Banana Freeze
4 ripe bananas
1/2 C creamy peanut butter
1/2 C plain yogurt
Coconut water to thin
Place bananas, peanut butter and yogurt in a blender. Turn on and drizzle in coconut...
If you haven’t already, you’re going to want to get aboard the Instant Pot train. Bradley Traynor of the Colleen & Bradley Show on myTalk 107.1 is a huge fan of using the Instant Pot and shows us how easy it is to use.
Weekly Dish Instant Pot FB Group
It’s a public group, open to everyone who loves their Instant Pot.
Thumbs Cookies – a long time favorite of Twin Cities Live – is part of a snack pack being put together to give to front line health workers. The Minnesota Hero Snack Pack contains products from 15 local small food producers. A donation of $25 provides snacks for up to 10 workers! Click here to donate.
You may have a bit more time on your hands these days since so much of it is being spent at home. One of the projects Elizabeth is tackling during this time is her own sourdough starter. She was inspired by Amanda Paa, a food writer, recipe developer, and photographer.
Read a few sourdough books and the sourdough posts on Amanda's blog to...
Angel Food Bakery owner Katy Gerdes stopped by the TCL kitchen with a tasty yet healthy protein ball recipe.
For now, gone are the days of sampling all the products at the grocery stores. Because of that, small Minnesota businesses are hurting because they depend on those samples to get people to buy their products. TCL reporter Kelli Hanson has their backs and is doing the sampling for you in her own kitchen!
Started as a...
Monica Irwin, creator of Veggie Buds Club, has solutions for the age old questions, “Can I have a snack?” and “what can I do? I’m bored!” It’s what what she calls snacktivities.
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Carrot Tower: Slice 1-2 carrots into...