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Healthy Eating

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2013

    GrainUp event showcases local restaurants and whole grains

    "I believe restaurants have a real responsibility in society to expose people to healthy, whole foods," says Brenda Langton, chef/owner of Spoonriver. "It's very gratifying for me and my staff to know that we are doing that every day."As a longtime advocate of integrating more whole grains into our ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2013

    The Apple Zinger at Mississippi Market: A well-pressed drink of the week

    Apple Zinger $5.99 Mississippi Market It's that time of year, when those of us who care about such things snap out of our daylight-savings-induced long sleep with a few extra pounds in tow and visions of tank tops in our heads. Whether you want to inject some liquid nutrients into a newly jump-star ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 4, 2012
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    June 11, 2012

    Red Stag Supperclub's Farm Fresh benefit tonight

    From 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 tonight, the Red Stag Supperclub in northeast Minneapolis is hosting a charity dinner to benefit Emergency Foodshelf Network's Harvest for the Hungry program. The program provides locally grown produce to families in need by partnering with area CSA farms and growers, wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2012

    Chef Daniel Green of ShopNBC: A life of healthy eating, part 1

    Daniel Green is the James Bond of the cooking world. Complete with the dashing smile, British accent, and a touch of sophistication, he might as well be wearing a tux and sipping a martini. Like 007, he too is an International man of mystery. Raised on the outskirts of London, he works in the Twin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2012

    Study: Twin Cities 4th best place to stay young

    ​A new study concludes that the Twin Cities are one of the best metropolises for staying young -- and we don't even need Botox to fend off father time.The study, put together by the Real Age website, ranks MSP as the fourth best metro to remain youthful, behind San Francisco, Salt Lake City, and S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2011

    Food Pyramid and Deep Earth drop split 7" in time for Black Friday

    ​With Record Store Day's Black Friday sales just around the corner, Moon Glyph is issuing a new split 7" from labelmates Food Pyramid and Deep Earth, Kollider / Kontraband, which marks the first time Food Pyramid have ventured away from the cassette for a vinyl release. (Does a transition from tap ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2011

    NuVal empowers shoppers to choose more nutritious foods

    Nu Val helps shoppers trade up to more nutritious choices.​We all know that food marketers like to stretch the truth, so we shouldn't be surprised that a cereal billed as Total nutrition scored only 29 points out of 100 on the new NuVal--nutritional value--system. A Yale doctor, with the hel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2011

    Heartland begins serving brunch this weekend!

    Heartland opens its doors for weekend brunch!​Exciting news from chef Lenny Russo: starting this Saturday, June 18, Heartland will be serving weekend brunch. Former Heartland chef de cuisine Robb Moore, who left to open the now-shuttered Cru in Blaine, collaborated on the menu with Russo and w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2011

    USDA's My Plate replaces the Food Pyramid

    The Food Pyramid becomes My Plate.​After a lengthy, costly, research and development period, the USDA has replaced the old Food Pyramid nutrition guide with a new icon called My Plate. (The US government has issued new guidelines many times over the years--check out this cool graphic history.) ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2011

    Minneapolis schools take sugar cereals off the menu

    Will the Cocoa Puffs bird go the way of the dodo? ​Remember Cocoa Puffs and Cookie Crisp? The cereals you used to gaze at longingly from your seat in the grocery cart. The ones that mom would never let you get--but that the Minneapolis public schools were happy to serve? The Star Tribune repo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2011

    Food Pyramid close out their trilogy

    ​It's not fair to say "we here at Gimme Noise really like local avant-ish music purveyor Moon Glyph," is it? Wouldn't that would be playing favorites in a town chock full? But unfortunately it's true, we really do like them quite a bit. Excuse the mercy out of us.

  • Calendar

    March 2, 2011
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    January 24, 2011

    "Eat your goddamn vegetables"

    ABCJamie Oliver encourages kids to be friends with vegetables​If one of your New Year's resolutions is to eat more vegetables, congratulations on making such an important decision. Your committment can improve your health and help you lose weight. Still, changing eating habits can be difficu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2010

    Food Pyramid get old-school spacey in new 'Cruisin' video

    ​New locals Food Pyramid have honed in on a very specific era of ambient, experimental music making for their debut cassette tapes, I and II. History lesson: Food Pyramid dabble in what's known as kosmische; like the name suggests, it's a cosmic-sounding, computer-driven style of ambient electroni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2010

    Minneapolis model A.J. Lund sneaks a (small) bite

    AJ Lund models healthy eating habits (among other things)​Recognize A.J. Lund? If you're a customer at Covered Boutique, a fan of Arctic Cat, or your basic Target shopper, then she should look familiar. As a Minneapolis-based model, Lund's sparkling smile has promoted all those items (and more ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2010

    Free Punch pizza on Wednesday with food shelf donation

    Donate food, get Punchy!​Punch pizza is running a promotion tomorrow to help Second Harvest restock its food banks. Last year, customers brought in more than 7,000 pounds of nonperishable food. Eat pizza and help Punch meet this year's goal of 10,000 pounds. Click to the next page for the coup ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2010

    Buffalo Moon and Food Pyramid at Grumpy's tonight

    Moon Glyph​Before you make up your mind on what you should be doing for so-called Thirsty Thursday tonight, you should consider drinking your Grainbelts at the Grumpy's over on Washington Avenue where two rising local bands, Buffalo Moon and Food Pyramid, will be the musical support for this huge ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2010

    Food Pyramid: MP3 of the Week

    ​Food Pyramid could quite possibly be the most underrated band working the Twin Cities music scene right now. Granted, information about the act is practically unattainable, as any typical Google search brings up a number of nutrition guides. Something tells me the band likes themselves shrouded i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2010

    Mark Bittman wants you to eat better

    What a revolutionary looks like​Mark Bittman, the New York Times food writer who knows how to cook everything, is in Minnesota this week for the Food for Thought Healthy Foods Summit at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum (taking place Thursday and Friday). Tackling the complex topic of the curr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2010

    Mark Dayton is not impressed with pretzel M&Ms

    Check his pockets: They are M&M-free...for now.​DFL candidate for governor Mark Dayton has put his M&M addiction on hold during election season as he crisscrosses the state pursuing votes. Want to do the guy a solid? Throw out a suggestion for Minnesota's next state food--as governor, he'd hav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2010

    Fare For All: 40 percent off groceries!

    ​Most people could use a little help saving their do-re-mi's right now. While many do not qualify for food stamps or other aid because they make too much, they are still finding it hard to stay on top of expenses without accumulating debt. With the price of milk seeming to be climbing faster tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2010

    Great Harvest kicks out killer breads and tasty sandwiches

    I usually swing into Great Harvest Bread Co. for their whole grain bread or excellent granola, but their sandwich list caught my eye on a recent visit.

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2010

    Michelle Obama deserves kudos for Let's Move campaign

    Obama vows to to solve the epidemic of childhood obesity within a generation.

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2009

    Major League baseball players seeking healthier clubhouse food

    Major League baseball is getting rid of unhealthy foods in team clubhouses.

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2009

    Schwan's and Domino's duking it out over school pizza

    Schwan's and Domino's both want their pizza to be on your kids' school menus.

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2009

    Research links depression to processed food

    Research says depressed people are 58 percent more likely to subsist on a diet of processed food.

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2009

    New WIC law requires more fresh produce options

    A new WIC law allows the coupons to be used for healthier foods.

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2009

    Drink of the week: Tao Food's wheat grass happy hour

    Your a** is grass at Tao Foods--wheat grass happy hour is this week's drink of the week. Go green.

  • Calendar

    May 13, 2009
  • Blogs

    February 10, 2009

    Schools trick kids into eating healthy

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    U of M researchers sorted through cafeteria trash to prove their experi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2009

    Target products added to peanut butter recall list

    Will there be a single peanut butter product left? Doesn't seem like it.

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2009

    Restaurant Recipes: FireLake's Turkey Chili

    Two throw-downs will take place this Superbowl Sunday: Cardinals vs. Steelers and You vs. Famished Fans. FireLake shares a crowd-pleasing chili recipe that guarantees you a win.

  • News

    January 28, 2009

    Man rams abortion clinic; buy your own skyway

    All the weird news that's fit to print in capsule-sized bites

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2009

    Duh: Poor people have less access to healthy food

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  • Calendar

    December 3, 2008
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    June 6, 2008
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    March 4, 2008
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    March 4, 2008
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    March 7, 2007
  • News

    March 7, 2007

    You Are Where You Eat

    What your choice of grocery stores says about who you are

  • Restaurants

    August 30, 2006

    Healthy Choice

    Café Brenda's new sister restaurant offers a virtuous take on fine dining

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2005
  • News

    March 30, 2005

    Twins Stadium: Strike 4?

    New Whole Foods location spells doomsville for a backup Twinsville

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2005
  • Restaurants

    January 16, 2002
  • Books

    June 23, 1999

    Vegetarians at the Gate

    Health-food heavyweight Whole Foods takes aim at the Uptown crowd

  • News

    June 25, 1997

    Food Fight

    Minneapolis's House of Charity Food Centre says meals like this one--consisting of franks and chips--are an anomaly. But the soup kitchen's clients say the food doesn't meet minimum standards.

  • Restaurants

    May 29, 1996
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    February 7, 1996
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