Healthy Drink and Snack Alternatives

Healthy Drink and Snack Alternatives
Registered Dietitian Colleen Christensen shared her go-to healthy drink and snack alternatives for the new year. Try making mocktails instead of cocktails - Combine your favorite flavored LaCroix Sparkling Water, muddled fruit and ice Instead of chips, reach for Hippeas (vegan white cheddar, nacho vibes, bohemian barbeque) Opt for...

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...