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  • Fox Recipe Box: Superfood Brownie Bites

    CLEVELAND, Oh — The Raw Trainer is well known for creating healthy and tasty recipes from ‘raw’ foods. Marisa DiCenso-Pelser is the Raw Trainer and she stopped by the Fox  8 Morning Show to let Stefani Schaefer know more about her unique line of meal delivery service and also share a sweet treat recipe that packs a punch of nutrition with no added sugar. Click here to learn more about the Raw Trainer and her line of products and services. […]

  • Lemon Trees are on AJ Petitti’s list of favorite houseplants

    CLEVELAND, Oh — Houseplants are super popular these days and AJ Petitti, President of Petitti Garden Centers, brought some of his favorites to the Fox 8 Morning Show to show Wayne, Stefani and Stacey. The anchors had lots of questions about the different plants, but the one that attracted the most attention was the lemon tree. AJ explained how we can all grow fresh lemons in our homes. Click here for more information about Petitti Garden Centers.  

  • Fox Recipe Box: Arancini

    CLEVELAND, Oh — If you love risotto you will absolutely fall in love with a popular Italian appetizer called Arancini. It’s risotto or rice balls, often stuffed with cheese and coated in breadcrumbs and deep fried. Chef Josephine Todd from Pastina Rustic Italian Kitchen in Mentor showed Fox 8’s Stefani Schaefer how easy it is to transform creamy risotto into a crunchy yummy dish. Click here to learn more about Pastina Rustic Italian Kitchen and see their full menu. Pastina […]

  • Fox Recipe Box: Broccoli Cheddar Frittata

    CLEVELAND, Oh – Frittata’s are a wonderful snowy day dish and you can modify the recipe to suit your taste. Dawn Smith is an ambassador for Weightwatchers (now known as WW) and she showed Fox 8’s Kristi Capel how easy it is to whip up a tasty frittata. Click here for more information on WW including other delicious recipes. Broccoli and Cheddar Frittata Serves: 6 | Prep: 10min |Cook: 25min |SmartPoints: 1  Ingredients 11 large egg(s) 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 small uncooked […]

  • Fox Recipe Box: Low-carb Zucchini Lasagna

    CLEVELAND, Oh — Who says you can’t enjoy a hearty dish of lasagna without all the guilt? Brittani Bo Baker is passionate about finding ways to ‘lighten up’ recipes and she shared one of her favorite dishes with Fox 8’s Stefani Schaefer. Brittani lends her culinary talents at her NFL legend dad’s restaurant Bubba’s-Q in Avon. Her low-carb zucchini lasagna is available for pick-up (all put together and ready for you to bake at home) as part of Bubba’s-Q meal […]

  • Fox 8 Jukebox: Matthew Alec and the Soul Electric

    CLEVELAND, Oh — Matthew Alec and the Soul Electric is a 5-piece ensemble led by saxophonist Matthew Alec. The band specializes in upbeat danceable funk music with electric jazz influences. Click here to learn more about Matthew Alec and the Soul Electric.

  • Fox Recipe Box: Chicken Corn Chowder

    CLEVELAND, Oh – Chicken corn chowder is a thick, rich and yummy bowl of winter comfort food. Country chef Lee Ann Miller says its a favorite in her house and she shared her recipe with Fox 8’s Stefani Schaefer. Lee Ann is a friend of Walnut Creek Cheese and you can learn more about the Amish Country store by clicking here. Chicken Corn Chowder 1-1/2 cup butter ½ cup onion, diced 2-3 cloves fresh garlic, minced ½ cup all purpose flour […]

  • Fox Recipe Box: Olive Garden’s Shrimp Scampi

    CLEVELAND, Oh — Fresh and robust ingredients give Olive Garden’s Shrimp Scampi recipe a boatload of flavor, but the ingredients don’t add up to a whole lot of calories. In fact, the dish only has about 600 calories. Fox 8’s Wayne Dawson learned how to make the tasty recipe from restaurant manager Ryan Watts. Click here to learn more about Olive Garden Restaurants. Shrimp Scampi Inspired by Olive Garden’s Tastes of the Mediterranean menu A delicious combination of shrimp sautéed […]

  • Easy ideas + recipes to improve your diet in the New year

    CLEVELAND, Oh — Lindsay Bailey is a dietitian with Akron Children’s Hospital and we asked her for ideas to help us make some healthy changes in our diet as the New Year begins.    Lindsay showed Fox 8’s Kristi Capel five ideas that don’t involve dieting or weight-loss, but if taken as small steps in your diet, could result in a big difference. Click here to learn more about Lindsay Bailey and her work at Akron Children’s Hospital. Savory Oats […]

  • Fox 8 Jukebox: Travis ‘Moonchild’ Haddix

    CLEVELAND, Oh — Award winning blues musician Travis ‘Moonchild’ Haddix filled the Fox 8 studio with original blues music and songs from his brand new CD ‘I’m Afraid To Ask’. This new CD is the 12th release from Travis. The popular Northeast Ohio based musician has toured all over the world and performed in 21 countries. You can check out his upcoming local shows and learn more about Travis by clicking here.      

  • Fox 8 Recipe Box: Quinoa & Pinto Bean Chipotle Chili

    CLEVELAND, Oh — This tasty chili recipe is big on flavor, packed with protein and very easy to make. Laurie Aker with EarthFare shared one of healthy supermarket’s popular chili recipes that stars quinoa instead of beef. Click here to learn more about Earth Fare stores and see this recipe plus lots of other recipes. Quinoa and Pinto Bean Chipotle Chili Serves 6-8 Ingredients: • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil • 1 onion, peeled and chopped • 1 red, yellow […]

  • Dr. Marc weighs in on the benefits of eating ‘organic’

    CLEVELAND, Oh — Should you go all ‘organic’ in 2019? Is eating organic food actually healthier for you? Dr. Mark Gillinov, a renowned  heart surgeon and the chairman of the department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic, shared some interesting new study results with Fox 8’s Jessica Dill. **CLICK HERE to learn more about Dr. Marc** **CLICK HERE for more stories on Dr. Marc**