All Posts By Robin Miller

Taco Salad Bowls

by in Uncategorized, March 4th, 2013

taco salad
Can you believe a chicken taco salad, in a crispy tortilla bowl, can have up to 900 calories, 45 grams of fat and 1,870 mg of sodium? Didn’t I say salad? That’s the equivalent of THREE 5-ounce cheeseburgers. Thankfully, it’s super-...

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Healthy Snacks to Keep at the Office

by in Uncategorized, March 4th, 2013

peanut butter and apple
Morning and afternoon snacks (whether at home or at work) not only squelch hunger pangs, they offer additional opportunities to incorporate vitamins, minerals and fiber during the day, important nutrients that you can’t always get in your aver...

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Homemade Churros

by in Uncategorized, February 25th, 2013

churros
My kids love churros. Most people do. Considering they’re deep fried, cinnamon and sugar-coated pastry sticks, who wouldn’t dig them?

I realize my boys are kids and they’ll burn off the 200-400 calories and 12-14 grams of fat in a ...

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Caramel-Almond Popcorn

by in Uncategorized, February 15th, 2013

popcorn
Did you know that popcorn is the only snack that’s 100% unprocessed whole grain? In fact, one serving of popcorn (about 1 cup) provides over 70% of your daily intake for whole grains. That’s good news for me because it’s one of my ...

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Nut Allergy 101

by in Uncategorized, February 10th, 2013

nut allergy
When you’re allergic to peanuts or tree nuts, even a small amount can cause a severe allergic reaction. Peanuts aren’t true nuts (they’re a legume, just like beans and lentils), but their protein structure is similar to tree nuts a...

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Too Many Apples? Make an Apple Tart

by in Uncategorized, February 4th, 2013

apple tart
When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade. When life gives you apples, you make apple tart! Here’s the back-story: I had a  bushel of apples in my kitchen recently and thought, “I’m heading out of town, will my family really eat a...

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Maximize Your Blender

by in Uncategorized, February 3rd, 2013

blender
There’s one kitchen appliance that seems relegated to smoothies, margaritas and slushies. Think beyond drinks and get creative with this useful kitchen tool:

  • Puree eggs with a little water or milk before making omelets. Using the blender adds...

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Sweet Potato Gnocchi

by in Uncategorized, January 28th, 2013

sweet potato gnocchi
Sweet potatoes are one of my favorite foods. Roasted, mashed, braised, stewed – I’ll take them any way I can get them. And that’s a good thing because they’re brimming with fiber and powerful antioxidants, like beta carotene. On ...

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