All Posts By Robin Miller

Healthy Barbecue Chicken (Really!)

by , November 10th, 2013

mango chicken

This barbecue sauce is an incredible blend of sweet and tangy ingredients (mango, onion, red pepper, jalapeno, cumin, cloves, cider vinegar, molasses and more), creating a mouth-watering topping that’s excellent with grilled chicken. It’...

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10 Ways to Use Dates

by , November 5th, 2013

dates

Dried dates are portable treats that satisfy any sweet tooth, but who knew the gems were crammed with nutrients? And I mean crammed, boasting loads of vitamins, minerals and fiber. Here’s a sampling of what they deliver:

• Soluble and insolu...

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10 Uses for Olives of All Kinds

by , October 28th, 2013

olives

When it comes to phytonutrients (plant nutrients), olives offer powerful antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties, some of which are unique to olives themselves. For example, olives contain hydroxytyrosol, a phytonutrient that may help stave of...

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Egg Labels Made Easier

by , October 27th, 2013

 

 

eggs

There are so many egg varieties at the market these days, it’s easy to crack under pressure if you don’t know what labels mean. That said, no matter what the carton says or the type of eggs you buy, the most important thing...

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Easy Pasta e Fagioli Soup

by , October 18th, 2013

pasta e fagioli
Talk about comfort food. Pasta e fagioli is an Italian dish that literally means “pasta and beans.” Once considered a peasant dish because it consisted only of inexpensive ingredients, the Italian staple has countless variations. Many re...

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Eggplant Rollatini, Lightened Up

by , October 9th, 2013

eggplant rollatini
I’m an Italian girl at heart. Only half by birth, but 100 percent when it comes to food. Take eggplant rollatini for example–a classic, baked Italian dish that boasts eggplant slices stuffed with ricotta and mozzarella cheese and then rolled...

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