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#171: Why and How to Read a Food Label with Chef Scott Mechura

Our friend Scott Mechura is back chatting with Dr. Hillary about food labels. What's in your food can be a mystery when it comes to reading a label. Scott writes for Explore Big Sky with his blog- Amous Buch (Little Bites) as well as other blogs and magazines.Books:...
Tuscan White Bean Soup

Tuscan White Bean Soup

This soup in rich in Italian flavor and perfect for the cold weather months. It is packed with healthy ingredients and simple to make. Though it does not contain meat, protein is supplied from the beans in this tasty recipe.

Carrot Top Pesto

Carrot Top Pesto

Did you know that you can use the tops of carrots to make delicious pesto? Learn how in this delicious and earthy recipe and you surely won’t throw out those carrot tops again!

Air Fryer Fish Taco Bowls

Air Fryer Fish Taco Bowls

Who loves fish tacos? WE DO! Though they are delicious on tortilla wraps, we like to change things up and make them in bowls from time to time. For this recipe, we use fresh-caught Whitefish from Northwest Montana, but you can substitute with any fish you’d like. We hope you enjoy!

An Ounce of Gold That Will Forever Pay it Forward

An Ounce of Gold That Will Forever Pay it Forward

Just over one year ago we all witnessed a two decades long war come to an end with the withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan. We also watched in horror as Kabul was taken by the Taliban, and the heart wrenching images of yet more death of American soldiers. ...

Spinach & Feta Egg Cups

Spinach & Feta Egg Cups

The perfect grab-and-go breakfast or snack, this recipe is packed with protein and nutrients with a savory breakfast taste that will keep you feeling full and wel

Perfect Pumpkin Banana Bread

Perfect Pumpkin Banana Bread

Fall is finally here, and that means… FALL RECIPES! Give simple simple and healthy spin on a well-known recipe a try for the perfect pumpkin banana bread this cold-weather season.

Creamy Chicken & Mushroom Soup

Creamy Chicken & Mushroom Soup

When you think of this recipe, think “cozy, creamy, and comforting”. Perfect for the fall season that is upon us, enjoy this nutritious soup that is equal parts delicious and simple to make!

Pesto & Mozzarella Chicken

Pesto & Mozzarella Chicken

This recipe comes from a family favorite shared with me, and that makes it all the more special and delicious. This spin on chicken breast adds moisture, juiciness, and an Italian flavor for a meal perfect for the entire family.

Lemon Butter baked whitefish

Lemon Butter baked whitefish

Enjoy eating mild, white, flakey fish? This recipe is for you. We used fresh-caught whitefish for this recipe, caught from the beautiful waters on Flathead Lake in Northwest Montana, but this recipe compliments any fish similar to a whitefish (i.e., tilapia, cod).

penne with roasted cherry tomatoes

penne with roasted cherry tomatoes

When garden season is in full-swing, we all can relate to having a yield of tomatoes that is so large that we need to find new and creative ways to prepare them. This recipe uses cherry tomatoes to capture the tastes of Italy in a fresh and light recipe perfect to serve as a meal or side dish for any occasion.

Fresh caught fish sauce

Fresh caught fish sauce

Catching fish on the wild waters of Montana is one of our favorite things, so we knew we needed a recipe that complimented the fish that we were catching. This fish sauce recipe can be used on any fish, and we have found is best on fish that are fresh caught.