Health & Wellness

Green Breakfast Smoothie Recipe

Need a little pick-me-up in the AM (we could all probably use one), or maybe just something a little sweet? Duh. Then here's a delicious smoothie recipe to start your day off...

Tips for Cutting Hair at Home

I don't know about you, but I've been having a bad hair day everyday. It's been a whole two months since my last haircut. My beloved collarbone length hair has grown out...

Mark this Date! WCG’s 2020 Plant Sale is ON

SLmag is possibly Wasatch Community Garden's number one fan (and please—challenge that). With every bleeping thing and event getting postponed or canceled indefinitely, this big question was weighing heavily on our minds:...

Grow Your Own Microgreens in Less than 2 Weeks

Microgreens are all the rage for urban gardeners, and for smart reasons. They are quick (less than 2 weeks) and easy to grow if you have limited space, and provide a delicious...

Baked Spaghetti Squash

It's really easy (especially during these times) to eat pasta and rice based dishes every night. Makes sense- it's simple, quick and convenient. Not going to lie, I've eaten pasta the last...

Push-Up Challenge? Here is your superpower.

The online Push-Up challenge in sets of 10, 20, clapping between, handstands, or while levitating has been going viral, sorry, I mean it's going big on most social media platforms. Why? Because...

The Good Guys: Free Curbside Meal Pick-Up for 18 & Under

Anyone under 18 can receive free meals through Utah Community Action's free curbside meal program. If you haven't heard about their program and their positive impact providing meals to our children, you...

I am not improving my cooking skills. I am ordering out.

I just talked to friends in Montana who were making homemade hamburger buns for the elk burgers planned for dinner. Of course they shot the elk. Another friends was taking homemade lasagna out...

How to Celebrate your Birthday During COVID-19

Things have changed for the time being. Weddings have been canceled, graduations are postponed, high schoolers are missing out on prom and businesses are closing their doors. These are not fun times. I mean...

Are you ready for your closeup? Zoom and Hangout show the real you.

Everyone is working from home and you can now attend office meetings in your bed without your pants on. But in this new virtual world, one thing shows up in more (discouraging)...

Rethinking Outdoor Risk Taking During Coronavirus

The coronavirus lockdown has created a unique paradox in Utah. On one hand, we’re confined to our homes with most restaurants, bars and places of business closed in the name of social...

Got Kids? Advice to the Working-from-Home Parent.

How do you explain social distancing and quarantine to a two-year-old? That's the current challenge of Jeanine Miller, full-time staff and art director for Salt Lake magazine who even without the COVID-19...

Cooking is most fun when you share it

I might feel that way because I no longer have a resident family to cook for. Pretty much everyone who cooks admits that it's harder to cook for one. (Except maybe Judith...

FREE Curbside Youth Meal Program—Pick Up Locations

Utah Community Action Curbside Pickup Locations Mondays – Fridays | 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM James R. Russell (JRR): 1240 N American Beauty Dr., SLC 84116 Palmer Court: 999 S Main St., SLC 84111 South Salt Lake...

Keep your distance, but stick together: The virtual pub

Isolation is not the natural human condition. That's why stories of people like Birdman of Alcatraz and Maxime Qavtaradze, a 63-year-old Georgian monk currently living at the top of the Kataskhi Pillar,...

Keep your distance but stick together: a six-foot block party

Many of us are sequestered alone indoors all day. We're not used to it. And we don't like it. Writing is generally a solitary occupation but journalism is not. We generally work cheek-by-jowl...