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  • Recipe for BBQ Pork Sandwiches and Coleslaw with fewer fat, sugar and calories

      It’s summer and you are probably craving Barbecue? Chef Mary with SelectHealth shows us to make a fast and healthier Southern-style Barbecue Pork Sandwich using lean pork tenderloin that you can either grill or roast in the oven. Chef Mary says: “Traditional Pulled pork is made with pork shoulder and baked or smoked at a low temperature for 6 to 8 hours. Often a dry rub is used to season the meat. A mopping sauce is then used to […]

  • Zero Hunger-Zero Waste Hero: Green Urban Lunchbox

    Local non-profit Green Urban Lunchbox started with a bus converted into a mobile greenhouse, and now has more than three acres of sustainably farmed land in Salt Lake City, and more than 40 community gardens across Utah! Founder Shawn Peterson is a sixth generation farmer who’s been growing food his whole life. He successfully rehabbed the non-profit’s (quite industrial) plot of land into a flourishing farm, and for the past nine years, has been sharing its harvest with the community. […]

  • Amanda and Big Budah try an easy Fourth of July craft upcycling toilet paper rolls

    There seems to be a lot of downtime on this holiday, so keep the kids occupied with a super easy and fun Fourth of July activity: Creating fireworks with toilet paper rolls dipped in paint! Find the instructions via the original recipe at

  • Anyone can make this 4-ingredient organic sunscreen, and save lots of money!

    I love natural sunscreen but it costs so much to buy the organic stuff over and over during the Summer! You can make your own with just a few simple ingredients. (This one is not waterproof, you can find that recipe easily on the blogosphere.) 1/8 Cup (1/2 ounce) beeswax granules 1/4 Cup (2 ounces) shea butter 1/4 Cup of coconut oil 2 Tbl zinc oxide powder (I use pharmaceutical-grade kind from Amazon) Ready a short glass jar, or Tupperware […]

  • Enter your name on this website to get money you didn’t know you had

    Did you know that one in five Utahns have unclaimed money? David Damschen, the Utah State Treasurer, stopped by to tell us about MyCash.Utah.Gov, a website that helps people find and get money that’s owed to them. “Many people assume there is a catch, but this is an authentic government program to return money to its rightful owner,” he said. David also shared the following points about the program: • This is a government program that people love. At this […]

  • Healthy sweet potato hash recipe

    This is the ultimate “kitchen sink” recipe where you can feel free to use all your ugly produce before it turns bad. Eat this for any meal of the day, adding eggs if you wish. This version is meat-, dairy- and gluten-free, and the sweet potatoes (compared to regular potatoes) are low-glycemic. I also love that this is a whole-food, plant-based, clean meal that is also incredibly filling! INGREDIENTS 2 sweet potatoes or yams, cooked and cubed 1 C onion, […]

  • How a Utah nonprofit is using ‘Uber for food rescue’ to feed the hungry

    A new app is connecting hungry Utahns with fresh overstock from local eateries! As this month’s Zero Hunger–Zero Waste spotlight,  we find out how Wasteless Solutions uses an app to rescue food and fill up growling tummies around Salt Lake. We followed Wasteless Solutions founder Dana Williamson on a food rescue mission. She checks an app she calls “Uber for food rescue” to see which local eateries have extra food they want to donate. Today, the app – called Food Rescue US […]

  • 12 packing hacks for easier Memorial Day travel

    I am an organizational tyrant when it comes to packing for a trip, because I know a little effort on the front end makes everything so much easier when you’re on the road! So I’m giving you my best packing hacks in hope you can fit more in your suitcase, and protect your stuff from getting damaged! – Put your necklaces in straws so they don’t get tangled -Keep all liquids in a sealed bag – Pack dress shirts like […]

  • What is homeopathic medicine, and why use it?

    You may have seen it at a grocery store or heard a friend talking about homeopathic remedies, but how is it different than Western medicine? Tammy Anderson Ward, founder of Hope Haven Events, stopped by ahead of the Energy Healing Conference to share the following information with us. You may be asking yourself, “What is energy medicine?” Tammy explains it this way: “I have a great definition from Dr. David Feinstein. ‘Conventional medicine, at its foundation, focuses on the biochemistry […]

  • Under-eye Bags and Wrinkles Gone in Minutes with Plexaderm

    Many of us have seen before & after pictures and videos on social media of people getting rid of eye bags in minutes. The transformations are incredible and almost unbelievable.  We’re talking about Plexaderm, and it works in minutes to reduce some of the key signs of aging.  If you have wrinkles, crow’s feet or under eye bags, get ready to be amazed! Lifestyle Expert Angie Winegar shares the secrets of this new technology and how to change the way you see yourself in the […]

  • We found a discount pass to play all 90 holes at Heber Valley golf courses, and 20% off on lodging

    Just a short, scenic drive up the canyon takes you to a place where golf is not just a game; it’s a game that’s wrapped in a mountain staycation! We met Chris Stover, PGA who is the Head Golf Professional at Wasatch Mountain State Park golf course, who told us how to have an “Epic Golf Summer” at places around Heber Valley: The Epic 90 Pass gives you five 18-hole rounds of golf plus a 20% discount on lodging for […]

  • Amanda’s Mother’s Day Recipe: “Hidden Veggie” Breakfast Muffins

    Amanda’s Mother’s Day Recipe: ‘Hidden Veggie’ Breakfast Muffins By Amanda Jones This is a healthy choice for the conscious Mom in your life. I started making this recipe as a way to get more veggies into both mine and my family’s diets on the go. My 4-year-old gets sick of his morning smoothies (let’s face it, so do I) so I like to mix it up by serving these “chocolate muffins” for breakfast – that’s what my son calls them, […]

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