Karen Schaefer, the Executive Director of the Minnesota Beef Council, joins us with some protein packed snack ideas that will help keep you from staring blankly into the fridge all day long.
Freezing and Thawing Beef
Beef Sausage & Egg Muffin Cups
50 min, 4 SERVINGS, 330 Cal, 37 g Protein
Make a breakfast on-the-go...
Naturally, Danny Seo celebrates the idea that style and sustainability can go hand in hand. He joins us with some kitchen hacks to keep food lasting longer and repurposing scraps.
Keep in the freezer
Wrap you food in newspaper
Make banana peel tea
Exfoliate and scrub using old coffee grounds
Sample Day at the grocery day is a favorite for so many people but now with the COVID-19 concerns, they aren’t being allowed in the grocery stores. That didn’t stop Kelli Hanson from sampling a few products for you!
Three flavors: Lasagna filling, Enchilada filling, & Shepard’s Pie
Chefs that have had to close their doors this week are joining forces to fight hunger. Second Harvest Heartland is stepping in to help them reach the hundreds of people that need their help. Kelli is at their brand new center in Brooklyn Park. For more information and to see how you can help, click here.
It’s always important, but now more than ever keeping your body its healthiest is on everyone’s minds. Besides keeping your hands clean, sipping on bone broth has countless health benefits too. Stephanie A. Meyer, the author behind freshtart.com that shares recipes for a variety of dietary needs, shares two immunity booster broth...
February is National Snack Month, so Cara Harbstreet, registered dietitian with Street Smart Nutrition shared snack ideas with Jack Link's, including a way to make sushi!
For the recipe Cara shared from Beefshi.com for the "Hiker Hand Roll", click here. She also shared ideas for a tasty trail mix with cheese crisps, crunchy pretzels, roasted...
If you’ve committed to eating healthy this year or maybe you want to be more prepared when it comes to getting dinner on the table, put that phone. Don’t scroll one more time through Pinterest! Instead pick up an actual Cookbook! Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson stopped by with three new cookbooks she suggests adding to your weekly...
You don’t think of Minnesota and Wisconsin as being prime places to grow salad greens year round – but there’s a place in Hixton, Wisconsin that’s doing exactly that. Elizabeth visits “Superior Fresh” – a growing operation producing both salmon and certified organic fresh greens – by getting back to farming basics and also using...
Historically, Minnesota’s palate has been a little more bland. Let's blame it on Norwegian and German traditions. But more and more people are finding out how spicing things up a bit can be good for your health.
It's something our friend Heather Jansz, also known as The Curry Diva has been preaching for years! And it's why she took TCL...
Founded in 1968, Cub has been a Minnesota mainstay for over 50 years. Carrie Higgs from Cub shared the details on their new concept store and how their online Shop.Cub.Com program works - you can order from your phone and your shopping list can be ready for pickup in an hour (or can be scheduled for another time).
Super Foods have been all the rage for years. But do we actually know what super foods are? When most of us think of them, we think of something that comes in a bag, like goji berries or chia seeds. And the common belief is that they need to be ordered online or purchased at specialty stores. Health Coach Nicole Nelson, of the blog...
Whether you're hosting a holiday cocktail party or a sit-down Christmas dinner, the owner of The Olive Grove, Natalie Jaeger stopped by to share tasty recipes for the holidays.
Farro Salad with Beets Pistachio and Cranberries
Creamy Cauliflower Soup
Berry Winter Cocktail
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Christine Petersen from Nordic Ware shared fun pans and cookware for the holidays. They featured the following:
Frozen Character Mold Pan
Rosette and Timbale Iron
Microwave Popcorn Popper
Bundt Softcover Cookbook
Micro Mini Bundts
Bundt Measuring Cups and Spoons
Bundt Cleaning Tool
Registered Dietitian Amy Goodson shared a few twists on traditional Thanksgiving recipes. She recommends adding pomegranate juice to your turkey brine. Her recommended brand is POM Wonderful. For a link to the recipe, click here. Studies have found that pomegranate juice has more anti-oxidants than red wine, grape juice or green tea.
Registered Dietitian Amy Goodson shared ideas for foods that bring the flavor of fall. Amy shared different flavors of LaCroix Sparkling Water worth checking out. They have more than 20 to choose from. She also shared HIPPEAS organic chickpea puffs as an option for a snack for the kids. They are gluten-free, vegan and baked instead of fried....
Food blogger and cookbook author, Tonja Engen is a pro when it comes to cooking and entertaining. Grazing tables are the newest trend in entertaining. Tonja stopped by with tips on putting together a delicious grazing table.
What is a Grazing Table?
Large table covered with a gorgeous spread of delicious cheeses, cured meats, dips,...
Chances are you might be a little intimidated to make crepes, but this French street food staple is easier than you think. The owner of Swedish Crown Bakery, Eva Sabet stopped by to make sweet and savory crepes.
1-1/2 cup flour
3 cup milk
½ tsp salt
Butter for pan
Whisk the flour in half of the milk...
North Aire Market is a privately held manufacturer of specialty foods based in Shakopee and there's also a cute shop located downtown. North Aire Market is known for national award winning dry soup mixes sold under the brands Maggie & Mary's, Camp Traditions, and Pantry Pack. The owners, Maggie Mortensen and Mary Dodds stopped by to chat...
We've all heard of wine and cheese pairings, but beer and cheese go just as well together and ironically, brewers and dairy farmers have a lot in common. Both typically come from tight-knit communities and much of their craft is dedicated to sustainability. It's why the two have teamed up for a fun event happening Thursday, October 2th at...
Cranberries are known to have major health benefits and they are in peak season during the fall.
Christina Meyer Jax, a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, shared benefits that you will find with Patience Fruit & Co. Whole and Juicy Dried Cranberries. Plus, she shares a couple recipes to add them into your diet.
Patience Fruit &...