January 19, 2020
This is the time of year we hunker down and stay warm.  This part of winter tests even the hardiest Wisconsinite, and there’s only one dish that is sure to break through the ice:  Sweet and Spicy Chili.  This recipe from Salt and Baker has perfected the balance between “not too sweet” and “not too intense.”  It’s packed with meat and full of flavorful spices. Here’s what you’ll need:
January 19, 2020
Here’s something that will put some bubbles in your step:  Drinking sparkling water might be even better than drinking plain water.  While there hasn’t been extensive research on this, some of the data that is out there is very interesting.  First, all those bubbles might make you feel full faster.  The natural carbonation in La Croix is good when you have a stomach ache, and some research says that it’s good for your gall bladder as well as the rest of your digestive system.  La Croix is also free of sugars, calories, sodium, and artificial ingredients…so you get all those refreshing bubbl
January 12, 2020
When you’re talking about peanut butter, chocolate, and ice cream all at the same time…you’re talking about a dessert that will be a guaranteed hit. This one comes to us from the folks at Taste of Home, and features items that are on special this week at Fresh Madison Market. Let’s gather the ingredients: 24 Oreo cookies 1/3 cup butter, melted Filling:
January 12, 2020
We are always on the lookout for brands that we trust, and Our Family is one that Midwesterners like you have been trusting since 1904. Our Family hits all the bases: High quality, great taste, and affordable prices. This week, we’re giving you a free dozen of Our Family Eggs. If you’re looking for a protein-packed, and vitamin-rich food, you can’t do much better than eggs. Hard-boiled, in an omelet, or scrambled up, eggs are only about 78 calories each but keep you feeling full all morning. While other brands have come and gone, Our Family is one that has been there day-in and day-out.
January 5, 2020
If you’re starting out 2020 with better health in mind, then you’ll love this easy-to-make strawberry-banana smoothie, with our fresh fruit on special this week. Lil Luna shares a recipe that can be put together in minutes, and you’ll have a refreshing and vitamin-packed drink.   All you’ll need: 1/2 cup skim milk 1/2 cup fresh blueberries ($2.99/pint) 1 cup fresh strawberries ($3.99 for 16 oz) 6 ounces non-fat vanilla yogurt Ice  
January 5, 2020
The package shows the Alps and the name seems to hail from Switzerland…but Swiss Miss Hot Chocolate is all Wisconsin! The late Charles Sanna of Menomonie had a contract with the U.S. military to supply powdered creamer to the troops. Wanting to be sure he lived up to his agreement he overproduced and found himself with a surplus of the powder. He set out to experiment with combining the creamer with chocolate and taste-tested the creation on some lucky local school children. Once he felt he got the combination right, the product was ready to fly. Literally!