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Survey Finds Significant ‘Grocery Gap’ In Minnesota

For many people, attempts to eat healthy are often thwarted by our cravings for junk food. A new survey shows there’s also another obstacle: not enough grocery stores sell healthy food.

07/27/2015

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2 Simple Mocktail Recipes For Summer

Want to take a tropical vacation without leaving the house? Try one of these drink recipes from Shane Carley, author of “The Mason Jar Cocktail Companion.”

07/21/2015

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General Mills Plans To Close A Facility In Illinois

General Mills says that it has tentatively decided to close an Illinois plant over the next few years, but will consult first with the union that represents the facility.

07/16/2015

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5 Best Places To Eat Near The 2015 MLB All-Star Game

Visiting Cincinnati for the 2015 MLB All-Star game? Here are some can’t-miss food stops to add into your travel itinerary.

07/08/2015

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Minnesota State Fair Announces New Foods For 2015

It is the day many Minnesota foodies have been waiting for: The Minnesota State Fair just announced all the delicious new food for this year’s fair. The fair released the list Tuesday that features 40 new foods and 11 new frozen treats.

06/23/2015

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Packing The Perfect Picnic Basket For A Summer Party

The trick to having a stress-free meal in the great outdoors is to pack your basket well.

06/08/2015

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Cook Up Dad’s Favorite Dishes For The Perfect Father’s Day Meal

A food-filled Father’s Day celebration is the perfect way to honor Dad this year.

06/02/2015

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5 “Healthy” Foods You Should Avoid

Looking to lose some pounds for summer? Try cutting out these 5 supposedly healthy foods from the author of “The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food And Flavor,” Mark Schatzker.

05/05/2015

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Good Question: What Foods Contain GMOs?

Chipotle announced today says the food it prepares will be free of genetically modified organisms or GMOs. It’s the first major restaurant chain to make this change. So, what foods contain GMOs? Good Question.

04/27/2015

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Twins Blog: Best Bites At Target Field

Baseball, brats and beer go pretty well together but there are so many more options than that at Twins games. Unlike many other ballparks, Target Field is quickly becoming a foodie destination, much like the Twin Cities itself.

04/27/2015

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Chipotle Finishes Removing GMO Ingredients From Its Food

Chipotle says it has completed phasing out genetically modified ingredients from its food, making it the first national fast-food chain to do so.

04/27/2015

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Foursquare On The Pin Ep 3: Grits, Crawfish, and Bourbon Cocktails

Chef Sarah Simmons of City Grit and Birds & Bubbles, and Jennifer Cole, Deputy Editor of Southern Living join On The Pin.

04/21/2015

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Nicollet Mall Farmers Market Moving To Hennepin Avenue

The downtown Minneapolis farmers market that has been on Nicollet Mall for nearly three decades is moving summer 2015.

04/08/2015

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11 Exotic Chocolates for a Sweeter Easter

Fancy some Pop Rocks Truffles or an Enchanted Mushroom? We found 11 exotic chocolate treats to make your Easter even tastier.

04/02/2015

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DeRusha Eats: Joan’s In The Park

When Chef Susan Dunlop and her partner in business and in life, Joan Schmitt, bought a former pizza place in St. Paul, they had to pick a name. “‘Joan’s In The Park’ sounds better than ‘Susan’s In The Park,'” Susan said.

03/28/2015

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Program Seeks To Help Native Families Get Better Access To Healthy Food

Native Americans have some of the highest rates of obesity, diabetes and profound health problems. A lot of it is blamed on poor nutrition. So there’s a national effort to return to native foods and better diets.

03/24/2015

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Six Food Favorites Affected By Climate Change

The effects of climate change are far-reaching, affecting not only weather, but more critical parts of human life such as food.

03/05/2015

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Minnesota’s Best Cooking Class

Want to learn how to cook but not sure how to get started? Whether you want to eat a little healthier or make a meal for a significant other, there are many reasons why it’s a good thing to know how to cook.

02/26/2015

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Get Movin’ Monday: Superfoods

We’ve all seen the claims – eat this for better health or add this for better nutrition. Even junk foods are now disguised as being good for you. So, this Monday we’re getting movin’ by giving our grocery list a face lift with some help from Kowalski’s dietitian, Sue Moores.

02/23/2015

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MNfusion: Salt Cellar Embodies St. Paul Culture With Retro, Old-School Style

It’s a tough job to open a restaurant. A fact the team at Salt Cellar in St. Paul knows all too well. The new-fashioned steakhouse was set to open in October of 2014, but as […]

02/12/2015

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New Ordway Show Feeds Viewers Message About Hunger

A show at the Ordway Center in St. Paul this weekend has an unusual name and a powerful message.

It’s called “Full Still Hungry” and uses dancers, costumes and a live band to spark a meaningful conversation about food.

02/05/2015

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To Gluten Or Not To Gluten And Why Should I Care?

Confused by Gluten? Feeling like Paleo is the way to go? Or are you just not sure who to believe? You’re not alone. Here’s why I changed my attitude towards food and why you should care!

02/05/2015

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Twin Cities Mobile Market Delivers Healthy Food To Hundreds

The Twin Cities Mobile Market is bringing healthy food to areas that need it the most. The brightly-colored Mobile Market is a far cry from the Metro Transit bus it used to be. “We ripped out the seats,” program manager Leah Driscoll said. “We retrofitted it into a grocery store.”

01/27/2015

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Minneapolis To Offer Organics Recycling

The city of Minneapolis is rolling out organics recycling for those interested in the option. That means residents will be able to toss things like food scraps, chop sticks and pizza boxes into new, green-colored carts. What goes in those carts will be picked up on the same day as garbage, and some of the things that can be recycled can’t be put in outdoor compost bins.

01/26/2015

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5 Ways Unmanned Drones Could Affect The American Food Supply

Herding cattle. Counting fish. Taking an animal’s temperature. Applying pesticides. When it comes to drones, “your imagination can go pretty wild in terms of what would be possible,” says Roger Johnson, president of the National Farmers Union.

01/25/2015

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