Veggies for Breakfast

Veggies for Breakfast
It's important to get your greens in, the Creator of Veggie Buds Club, Monica Irwin stopped by with ideas to help you eat more veggies as soon as you start your day. This February Veggie Buds Club has been hosting a "Veggie Buds Breakfast Club" challenge! Every morning Monica and her Instagram followers have been including at least 1 veggie...

The Trusted Leader

The Trusted Leader
David Horsager is the CEO of Trust Edge Leadership Institute and a global authority on helping leaders and organizations become the most trusted in their industry.  His new book, The Trusted Leader, outlines the 8-Pillar Framework: Clarity Compassion Character Competency Commitment Connection Contribution ...

3/31 Host Chat

3/31 Host Chat
Steve and Elizabeth chat about a recent study about the sleep habits of Americans. Plus, there is a hack for making a lazy Susan that has gone viral on Tiktok. Forever Everly returns to the Chanhassen Dinner Theater.  The concert is a tribute to the duets made famous by the Everly Brothers.  For tickets and streaming information, click here.

Apple Crisp French Toast

Apple Crisp French Toast
Lindsay Guentzel, food writer for Bring Me the News, shows us a recipe for an easy French toast bake.  The recipe is written to be gluten-free but can easily be made with whatever bread you have on hand. If you are gluten-free, check out Trader Joe’s for a variety of gluten-free bread options that won’t break the...

At-Home Spa Treatments

At-Home Spa Treatments
Don’t be afraid to pull out the shorts and sandals as the temps warm up.  Beauty guru Kayla Vanderziel, the founder of Ziel Bridal, has some at-home spa treatments that will have you ready for those warm weather fashions and your feet sandal ready! Follow Kayla on Instagram @ZielBridal Demora Foot Peel Mask Songwol Korean...

Little Roo

Little Roo
The newest retail store to open up in downtown Chaska is called Little Roo.  It’s a children’s clothing store that the owner, Marissa, started in her living room after she watched YouTube tutorials on how to sew and tie baby bows.  TCL reporter Kristin Haubrich checks out their new space. Click here and use the code: TCL10 to get 10%...

Minnesota Central Kitchen

Minnesota Central Kitchen
It’s been over a year since the food industry had to hit the pause button.  Restaurants, chefs, and catering companies rallied together to help feed thousands of people who needed a meal.  They called it Minnesota Central Kitchen.  Since it began, Minnesota Central Kitchen has served more than 1.3 million prepared meals and the program...

Real Life Scavenger Hunt

Stages Theatre Company is gearing up for it’s new season but there is theater happening right now – and it will take you through a real life scavenger hunt.  All you need is a smart device to scan the QR codes as you piece the story together.  TCL reporter Kristin Haubrich gives it a try. The Detect the Story Adventure runs through...

Different Ways to Prepare Veggies

Different Ways to Prepare Veggies
Jamie Preuss, the creator of So Happy You Liked It recently launched her So Happy in the Kitchen series.  It’s dedicated to give you tools and tips to enjoy cooking.  This month she’s focusing on all things vegetables from prepping to preparing. How to Steam Vegetables  How to Blanch Vegetables

Stages Theatre Company

Stages Theatre Company
Stages Theater Company in Hopkins is excited to announce their new season.  It’s the start of performers actually getting back on the stage. Tickets for school groups go on sale April 6th and individual tickets can be purchased starting April 9th.  For more information, click here.

American Idol

American Idol
Last night’s edition of American Idol, the remaining 64 contestants competed for a shot at the Top 24 with their “Showstoppers”.  TCL Executive Producer and Musical Theater performer, Christian Unser gives us his take on if any of them actually stopped the show.

A Better Night’s Sleep

A Better Night’s Sleep
Many of us are privy to the fact that sleep is critical to one's health, yet it's something that a lot of people overlook. In the U.S. alone, 70% of adults report that they get insufficient sleep at least one night per month, while 11% reveal that they are sleep deprived every day. It's gotten even worse during the pandemic, where everyone's...

Healthy Tropical Drinks

Healthy Tropical Drinks
Certified Personal Trainer Sara Gerbracht stopped by the TCL studio with some tasty tropical drinks that have a healthy twist. Fruity Lemonade 80oz Vanilla Almond Milk 1 Cup Frozen Berries 4oz Calorie Free Soda Lemonade 1 Scoop Protein Powder Whipping Cream Key Lime Pie Virgin-Rita  1 Can Coconut Milk 1/4 Cup Lime Juice 1/2 Scoop...

Calm Your Anxiety

Calm Your Anxiety
TV host, author, and Certified Health Coat & Trainer, Samantha Harris has tips for calming anxiety and reducing stress. Calm anxiety and build a positive mindset top tips: -control what you can control -worry when you have to worry -breathe deeply, breathe slowly, breathe often -move your body -get out in nature Samantha has...

3/26 Movie Trip

3/26 Movie Trip
Appointment television seems to have died thanks to DVR’s and streaming services.  But Fridays are once again becoming appointment television again thanks to Disney+ with shows like The Mandalorian and WandaVision releasing episodes one at a time.  The trend continues with Marvel’s Falcon and the Winter Soulder.  Paul McGuire Grimes,...

Lemi Shine

Lemi Shine
With spring cleaning on the agenda, a lot of us may be on the hunt for clean cleaning products.  We want them free from harsh chemicals and scents but still do the job.  Debbie Sardone, a cleaning expert, says that Lemi Shine is what you need to not only get your home clean but will keep the machines that do your dishes and laundry sparkling too.

Homemade Quiche

Homemade Quiche
Chef and owner of Red Bench Bakery, Andy Mooney stopped by Twin Cities Live to make a very simple and delicious homemade quiche recipe. Quiche batter: 8 XL eggs 2 cups whole milk 2 cups heavy cream 1/8 cup flour 2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon pepper -Mix all ingredients together and whisk until fully incorporated Crust: 2 2/3...

Cheesecake Funk

Cheesecake Funk
Inspired by her favorite musician, Prince, and his love of her culinary baking talent and her signature Turtle Cheesecake, Vanessa Drews started her business Cheesecake Funk.  Vanessa shows off some of her favorite cheesecake flavors. You can find Cheesecake Funk at these restaurants: Crave American Kitchen & Sushi Bar...

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery
In 2020, events – especially weddings – took a back seat.  This year things are opening up a bit and event centers are ready to hos you.  TCL reporter, Kelli Hanson is live at Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery in Kasota checking out their event center.

Gavin’s New Adventure

Gavin’s New Adventure
James Beard award winning chef and owner of Spoon & Stable, Bellecour, and Demi, Gavin Kaysen, is opening up a fine dining and casual restaurant in partnership with the Four Seasons Hotel that is being built in Minneapolis. The hotel is expected to open in early 2022 and will be a 34 story building that will have a rooftop pool.  This...

Support Our Shops: Mocha Monkey

The lakeside of community of Waconia boasts the local hot spot to grab a cup of coffee called Mocha Monkey.  It’s the perfect pairing of charm and funk.  Reporter Kristin Haubrich introduces us to owner, Jon Schmidt, who serves up espresso’s in hand-crafted mugs. Click here for Jon’s entertaining pottery tutorials on-line.

Emily Ley: Simplified & Growing Boldly

Mothers wear many hats – care giver, driver, cook, etc. How about adding owner of a multi-million dollar company to that list.  That’s what happened with Emily Ley founded her company that help other women organize their lives.  TCL Reporter, Kelli Hanson got the chance to chat with Emily about her business and her new book out this...

Pour Moi Climate Smart Skincare

Pour Moi Climate Smart Skincare
Taking care of your skin is essential but with the products, how do you know the right way to use them?  The creator of Pour Moi Climate Smart Skincare shows Elizabeth the right way to use her products. Click here and get the Pour Moi Three Step Rotating System for $99.  Use the promo code: MARCH21 and get an additional $20 off.  You can...

Warm Weather Beef Recipes

Warm Weather Beef Recipes
Becky Church from the Minnesota Beef Council prepares three recipes to try out now that the weather is warming up. Recipes: Margarita beef with Orange Salsa BBQ Chipotle Burgers  Mediterranean Steak Bowls with Herbed-Yogurt Dressing Recipe created by: Jess & Stacie of The Real Food Dietitians Makes: 4 servings Prep time:...