Food & Drink

After a sun-soaked summer of travel and play, the weather and the school calendar deem it’s time to stay a bit closer to home. But that doesn’t mean you can’t still get a taste of greater Minnesota and beyond.

Elite Nutrition is a national chain of specialty health stores featuring vitamins, smoothies and supplements. eN consultants utilize the Herbalife line of weight-loss and weight-maintenance supplements.

Plymouth’s Brooke Van Asch can be found on LinkedIn and other social media sites.

Watching her grandson play with the family dog inspired Anna Garcia Hyland to write a simple, educational book to help children learn the responsibilities of owning a dog.

Food trends come and go, each wave depositing fresh knowledge and innovation. Right now our food-scape is booming with low-carb, gluten-free and Paleo revelations; we have new ingredients to play with and new ways to play with old ingredients.

Plymouth hens are humming: Lunds and Byerly’s in Plymouth has a new organic chicken vendor in the popular Hip Chick Farms line of frozen poultry products.

Decisions, decisions; where to dine on delectable dishes, chock-full of the best that a garden can produce?

It’s a seed, it’s a berry, it’s—superfood! By now, you’ve heard this hot nutrition buzzword—but it’s not just a marketing ploy.

Seven years ago, deep into his 25-year career as an ER physician, Tom Combs suffered a subarachnoid hemorrhage that forced him to give up medicine and trade in his scalpel for a pen.

What makes a good dish a great dish? High quality ingredients and savvy cooking techniques are the basic building blocks. The chef acts as choreographer, creating a compelling interplay of flavors and textures using from bold gestures to tiny details, where it is said that God resides.

Breakfast is almost a dirty word these days; we’re so hounded about “the most important meal of the day” that it feels like a chore. Brunch, on the other hand, is breakfast’s glamorous cousin: the popular kid in school, the one people clamor to devour.