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Easy Breakfast Ideas  

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.

Elizabeth’s Garden Tour  

Gardeners know this all too well, you get a bumper and you might wonder what am I going to make with it? Elizabeth asked for help from chef and cookbook author, Robin Asbell. She invited Robin over for a private tour of everything that’s growing in her backyard.

Anatomy of a Good Meal  

Be Well with TCL is all about health and wellness. This time we're tackling the perfect meal. Not the one you couldn't live without, but the one you shouldn't live without.  Fitness Expert Nickie Carrigan stopped by our studio to help us understand the anatomy of a good meal. She says it’s centered around three important things: Carbohydrates, Protein & Good Fats.

Whitney Fransway - Chocolate Collagen Truffles  

Former Bachelor contestant, Whitney Fransway, stopped by to give us the inside scoop of her time on the show and shared a an allergy friendly chocolate truffle recipe.   

Meat Raffle at the VFW  

Twin Cities Live is hanging in North Saint Paul for TCL in Your Town. The small town has a lot of personality and as Emily Engberg found out, the people in town also have a lot of fun!

Seasoned Specialty Food Market  

Hundreds of Minnesota makers work hard selling their products online and at farmers markets. But now they have one more place to sell their goods -- a new store on Grand Avenue welcomes them with open arms.

Best Meat Markets in the Twin Cities  

The Food and Dining Editor at Mpls.St.Paul Magazine, Stephanie March, unveils three of her favorite meat markets in the Twin Cities.

Good Company: Cooper’s Foods   Back To Top

Every month Twin Cities Live picks a spot on the map -- a town to really get to know and we then share the good news. This month we're in Chaska. It’s not only the place TCL Host Steve Patterson calls him, but a town full of really cool history.  Reporter Kelli Hanson found the oldest business in Chaska and takes us to Cooper's Foods.

Elderberry Gummies for Cold, Flu and Sleep   Back To Top

Kate Doubler, the Real Food RN, stopped by the TCL studio to teach us the benefits of elderberries and quick yet nutritious recipe for healthy gummies.   

Gluten Free Food Allergy Fest   Back To Top

These days just about every food you can think of has a gluten-free alternative -- from pasta to pizza to Girl Scout cookies. But do they taste like cardboard? And what even is gluten? These are all questions you can get answered at this the Gluten-Free Food Allergy Fest May 19th and 20th. Festival Organizer, Sara Vollmer, stopped by with products you can try at the weekend event.

Give Me Five: Five Baking Gadgets   Back To Top

Cookbook author and pastry chef, Zoe Francois stopped by to share her five favorite baking gadgets.

Pantry Oatmeal Dough Bites   Back To Top

Melissa Coleman is the creator of The Faux Martha, which was named a Huffington post Top 10 Food Blog. Her passion is to help her 125 thousand Instagram followers how to make more with less. Her cookbook, The Minimalist Kitchen has over 100 recipes. She stopped by to share her tips and how to make Pantry Oatmeal Dough Bites.

TCL’s Got Class: Emily Learns to Cook   Back To Top

The Twin Cities Live team is headed back to class to work on a new or improve a skill that needs a little help. Emily Engberg doesn’t love to cook. However, she’s trying to do it more often. So, we decided to send her off to Sur La Table in Woodbury.

Creative Toast Ideas   Back To Top

Is adding peas to your guacamole is a good thing? Executive Chef of Farm Table in Amery Wisconsin, Benjamin Spangler stopped by with some creative toast ideas.

The Science Behind Beef   Back To Top

Not all cuts of beef are created equal. Thanks to the Minnesota Beef Council, Dr. Ryan Cox from the University of Minnesota Department of Animal Science shares the rubs which go best with specific cuts of meat.

Healthy For Life Meals   Back To Top

When you're trying to lose weight, there's something to be said about convenience. You get to a point where you don't even want to think about what you're making for your next meal - and now you don't have to.  Healthy For Life Meals, formerly known as Seattle Sutton’s Healthy Eating of Minnesota, is offering a brand new kind of menu, offering fresh, complete meals. Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson chatted with a Blaine couple who have lost a nearly 100 pounds combined.

Birthday Splurges   Back To Top

This month we are celebrating 10 years of food, fashion and fun! When it's your Birthday you should go big right! That's why we're expanding the show to 90 minutes! Blogger and Creator of Curate Fashion, Katie Fokken stopped by to talk about things to splurge on when it’s your Birthday.

Cheese Tarts Using Goat Cheese   Back To Top

Chef Eli Wollenzien, owner of Coalition Restaurant, kicks up some recipes for cheese tarts using goat cheese!

Pretty Simple Cooking Ideas   Back To Top

Sonja and Alex Overhiser are Indianapolis bloggers and authors of the Pretty Simple Cooking cookbook. Their goal is to help more people stop second guessing themselves  and start cooking!

New foods at Target Field   Back To Top

The home opener is a big deal at Target Field, but reporter Emily Engberg has another big day on her favorites list. She loves tasting day.

Easy Shopping with CobornsDelivers   Back To Top

Home deliveries might sit on your porch all day until you get home. But with CobornsDelivers, your grocery delivery won't go bad sitting outside! Registered dietitian Emily Parent stopped by to show us how they do it.

Good Company: Cry Baby Craig’s   Back To Top

For some of us Minnesotans, black pepper is about as spicy as we can handle. But a Minneapolis man says not all of us have mild palates.  In this Good Company, Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson shows us how an accidental recipe is now a hot success.

Lalo's Lunchbox   Back To Top

Lalo from the St. Paul-based web series "Lalo's Lunchbox" stops by to show Steve and Elizabeth some fun and healthy snacks kids can make in the kitchen!

TCL in Your Town Woodbury: Tailor Made Nutrition   Back To Top

All week long we are headed east of the Mississippi. That's because TCL in Your Town is celebrating the city of Woodbury. That means each day we'll highlight the great businesses and people that live there.  We begin in the health food aisle at a one-of-a-kind grocery store that's making it easier for many people to make meals for their families. Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson takes us to Tailor Made Nutrition.

Good Company: Something Sweet by Maddie Lu   Back To Top

About a year ago we met Maddie Lu Carlos. She wowed us on the show with her beautiful cupcakes and her yummy cookie dough in a cup. But her work and her story doesn't stop there. In this Good Company, Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson takes us to Something Sweet by Maddie Lu, to find out why her success tastes so sweet.

TCL Trend Wedding: The Cake   Back To Top

Engaged couples make dozens of decisions when it comes time for their wedding.  But for Kay and Matt all of the decisions are left to you!  Executive Pastry Chef and Cake Decorator at Amy's Cupcake Shoppe joins us with three options for their cake at TCL's Trend Wedding presented by The Wedding Guys.

Snacks with Snack Cellar   Back To Top

Were your Super Bowl snacks sub-par? Maybe those BBQ Wienies should retire and not appear at your next party. 
We found a guy that has got the snacking down and can help you step up your snack game. 

New Stadium Food at U.S. Bank for the Super Bowl   Back To Top

Ticket holders for the "Big Game" will enjoy quite the feast at U.S. Bank Stadium. The Food and Dining Editor from Minneapolis Saint Paul magazine shared what’s on the special menu. 

Schwan’s at Super Bowl Live   Back To Top

Get ready for some fun on Nicollet Mall. Schwan’s is a Minnesota company and its showcasing all it has to offer in the Super Bowl Live area downtown Minneapolis.

1/24 Super Saver   Back To Top

Whether or not your team is playing in the Super Bowl, it's still a good reason to throw a party!  Our Super Saver rounded up a few great spots that will do all the work for you - so you can just worry about having fun!