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Quick and Easy Spicy Coleslaw

Quick and Easy Spicy Coleslaw

Barbecue season is just about here! This Quick and Easy Spicy Coleslaw is the perfect side dish to bring to your first neighborhood BBQ party. *Serves 4-6 as a side dish Ingredients 1/2 head green cabbage 1 c. grated carrot 1/2 small red onion 1/2 c. dill pickles 1...

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Adobo Chicken Tortilla Soup (with Instant Pot Version)

Adobo Chicken Tortilla Soup (with Instant Pot Version)

Fresh tomatoes, onions, cilantro, and chipotle peppers come together to create a flavorful chicken tortilla soup with a kick! Ingredients 2 cups cherry tomatoes 1 cup onion, chopped 1 cup cilantro, packed 3 garlic cloves 1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce + 1 tsp. adobo...

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Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies

Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies

These cookies are bright and full of flavor! Perfect for a Mother’s Day or graduation celebration! Ingredients *Makes about five dozen cookies Cookies 1 c. unsalted butter, at room temperature 2 c. sugar 3 eggs 1 c. plain Greek yogurt 1 tsp. vanilla extract 4 1/2 c....

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Pico de Gallo

Pico de Gallo

Bring this yummy Pico de Gallo to your Cinco de Mayo party this weekend! Eat it with chips or throw it on top of your favorite tacos or enchiladas! Fresh, healthy, and delicious. Ingredients 1/2 white onion 1 1/2 cups tomatoes, chopped 1 jalapeño 1 avocado Large...

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Classic BBQ Chicken Pizza

Classic BBQ Chicken Pizza

An easy-to-make crust topped with all the traditional toppings: barbecue sauce, roasted chicken, mushrooms, cheeses, and fresh cilantro. It's a classic! Ingredients Pizza Dough 1 Tbsp. dry yeast 1 Tbsp. honey 1 cup warm water 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 1/2 - 3...

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4 “Mix Up Your Morning” Oatmeal Recipes

4 “Mix Up Your Morning” Oatmeal Recipes

Oatmeal is such a quick and easy breakfast, especially when things get crazy toward the end of the school year! But it’s easy to get stuck in a rut with it. Mix things up with peanut butter, coconut-raspberry, banana bread, and carrot cake oatmeal. Ingredients Peanut...

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Instant Pot Beef & Broccoli

Instant Pot Beef & Broccoli

All the Asian flavors of beef and broccoli without the additives you get from takeout. This Beef and Broccoli recipe uses the instant pot to get tender, juicy meat with lots of flavor! Ingredients *Serves 4-6 1 Tbsp. avocado oil or extra-virgin olive oil, divided 5...

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Spring and Summer Travel Tips

Spring and Summer Travel Tips

from the Bonneville Sheriff's Office Many things come with spring and summer that give us cause to send a reminder to our community of a few safety things. Warmer weather brings clear roads that fill with travelers from out of state, kids and families on summer...

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Tips for Raising Safe and Healthy Kids

Tips for Raising Safe and Healthy Kids

from Eastern Idaho Public Health Raising a child in today’s world can be a challenge, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are a few tips that will help you raise safe and healthy kids. Get check-ups and vaccinations. Routine check-ups, including dental and eye exams, help...

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Stuffed French Toast

Stuffed French Toast

This weekend, treat your family to a decadent Easter morning breakfast! Stuffed French Toast is a quick and easy breakfast that comes together in minutes and will make the whole family happy. Ingredients French Toast 8-10 pieces thick-cut French or sourdough bread 6-8...

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Roast Beef, Brie Cheese, and Pepper Jelly Sliders

Roast Beef, Brie Cheese, and Pepper Jelly Sliders

Need a quick and easy dinner? Try these gourmet sliders! Add some melted herb butter and a quick cook in the oven for a delicious hot sandwich—ready in minutes. Ingredients *Makes 12 sliders 12 slider buns 1 pound deli rare roast beef (You can also use deli turkey.)...

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Improve Your Child’s Sleep

Improve Your Child’s Sleep

Blake Cameron, DDS, FAGD, Aspen Dental Fellow Academy of Laser Dentistry Have you ever passed by your child’s bedroom before going to bed and thought you heard a razorback hog in there with him or her? If that kind of noise comes from your child’s bedroom while...

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Boost Your Brain Power with Music

Boost Your Brain Power with Music

Ashley Cox, teacher, Let’s Play Music Think back to a certain lesson taught or important skills you learned at a young age. Are any of those things connected to a song or music? Henry Wadsworth Longfellow said, “Music is the universal language of mankind.” It reaches...

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Preventing Injuries in Young Athletes

Preventing Injuries in Young Athletes

BreAnn Silcox, coalition coordinator, Safe Kids Bear River As temperatures increase, so does the amount of time that children spend playing spring sports. The number of sports-related injuries can also increase. Every day, 3,400 children sustain a sports injury severe...

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From the Farmer’s Wife: French Bread

From the Farmer’s Wife: French Bread

Sherelle Christensen  sherellechristensen.typepad.com I love a warm loaf of French bread to serve with our family dinner, but living in the country, I don’t have the convenience to grab a fresh loaf from the grocery store bakery often. I enjoy making my own, and it’s...

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Scams to Watch For in 2018 

Scams to Watch For in 2018 

Dayia Shurtleff, marketing assistant, Lewiston State Bank Fraudulent transactions are on the rise, and scammers are getting more effective and creative. While you may think that email link from your Airbnb® host is safe, or that the tracking code from your most recent...

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Embracing the Lost Art of Letter Writing

Embracing the Lost Art of Letter Writing

Emily Buckley, editor in chief  In an age of rapid-fire responses, efficiency-obsessed, tiny-keyboard communication, I still have a special soft spot in my heart for hand-written letters. I think it stems from my pen pal relationship with my grandmother, who had the...

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Travel Tips for Families

Travel Tips for Families

Sarah Lyons, contributing writer With spring break and summer vacations on the horizon, parents everywhere are thinking about the complexities of getting everyone to their fun-filled destination safely and sanely. Whether you take a two-hour plane trip or a 14-hour...

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Shamrock Smoothie

Shamrock Smoothie

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Celebrate the holiday with a healthy green smoothie . . . packed with nutrients and minty flavor! Ingredients 1 medjool date 2 handfuls spinach ½ frozen banana 1 tsp. cocoa powder ¼ tsp. pure mint extract ¼ small zucchini ¼ small cucumber 1...

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Sweet and Salty Plantain Chips

Sweet and Salty Plantain Chips

Need a crunchy treat to fulfill that afternoon snack attack? Try these sweet and salty plantain chips! Thinly sliced plantains coated with coconut oil and sprinkled with salt and/or cinnamon and coconut sugar. A crispy snack that's healthier than potato chips!...

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