Protien Packed Snacks

Protien Packed Snacks
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. Related Link: Freezing and Thawing Beef Beef Sausage & Egg Muffin Cups 50 min, 4 SERVINGS, 330 Cal, 37 g Protein Make a breakfast on-the-go...

Kitchen Hacks with Danny Seo

Kitchen Hacks with Danny Seo
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. Danny's Tips: Keep in the freezer Wrap you food in newspaper Make banana peel tea Exfoliate and scrub using old coffee grounds

Product Samples

Product Samples
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! Mostly Made Three flavors: Lasagna filling, Enchilada filling, & Shepard’s Pie $12.99 Available at...

Minnesota’s Central Kitchen

Minnesota’s Central Kitchen
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.

Immunity Booster Broths

Immunity Booster Broths
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...

Tasty Snacks with Street Smart Nutrition

Tasty Snacks with Street Smart Nutrition
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...

Healthy Cookbooks for 2020

Healthy Cookbooks for 2020
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...

Superior Fresh: Growing Greens in the Middle of Winter

Superior Fresh: Growing Greens in the Middle of Winter
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...

Shop the Spice Aisle with The Curry Diva

Shop the Spice Aisle with The Curry Diva
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...

Online Order Pickups with Cub

Online Order Pickups with Cub
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).

In Search of Super Foods at Cub 

In Search of Super Foods at Cub 
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...

Holiday Recipes from The Olive Grove

Holiday Recipes from The Olive Grove
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 Eggplant Pesto Berry Winter Cocktail TCL Exclusive Deal: Gift Box...

Holiday Gift Ideas from Nordic Ware

Holiday Gift Ideas from Nordic Ware
Christine Petersen from Nordic Ware shared fun pans and cookware for the holidays. They featured the following: Frozen Character Mold Pan Frozen Spatulas Krumkake Iron Rosette and Timbale Iron Microwave Popcorn Popper Bundt Softcover Cookbook Micro Mini Bundts Bundt Measuring Cups and Spoons Bundt Cleaning Tool ...

Thanksgiving Ideas with Parker’s Plate

Thanksgiving Ideas with Parker’s Plate
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. She...

Fall Flavors with Parker’s Plate

Fall Flavors with Parker’s Plate
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....

Grazing Table with Tonja’s Table

Grazing Table with Tonja’s Table
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,...

Sweet and Savory Crepes

Sweet and Savory Crepes
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. Ingredients: 1-1/2 cup flour 3 cup milk 3 eggs ½ tsp salt Butter for pan Whisk the flour in half of the milk...

TCL in Your Town: North Aire Market

TCL in Your Town: North Aire Market
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...

Brew & Moo at Fulton Taproom

Brew & Moo at Fulton Taproom
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...

Patience Fruit & Co Berries

Patience Fruit & Co Berries
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 &...