All Posts By Robin Miller

Robin’s Healthy Take: Quick Bread 3 Ways

by in Robin's Healthy Take, May 12, 2011

One slice of regular banana bread has 330 calories and 11 grams of fat. Truth is, you don’t need that much fat and sugar for an amazing treat. Check out 3 of my favorite healthier quick breads.

Robin’s Healthy Take: Lighter Mother’s Day Brunch

by in Robin's Healthy Take, May 7, 2011

This year, surprise Mom with a breakfast-in-bed classic: QUICHE!  Quiche is basically milk or cream and eggs baked in a pie crust — delicious, yes, but not exactly healthy fare. Variations like quiche Lorraine with bacon and cheddar add even more calories and fat to the mix.  Get the facts on your typical slice ofRead more

Robin’s Healthy Take: Pasta Primavera 3 Ways

by in Robin's Healthy Take, April 14, 2011

Primavera is a pasta dish loaded with vegetables, but that’s where the rules end: The noodles can be long, short, twisted or tubular and the vegetables can be anything from broccoli rabe and bell peppers to yellow squash and wild mushrooms. Today I’ve given you three of my favorite pasta-and-veggie combinations — something for every craving.

Robin’s Healthy Take: Better Brown-Bag Lunches

by in Back to School, Healthy Recipes, Kid-Friendly, Robin's Healthy Take, March 10, 2011

I love packing lunch for my two boys every day. It’s a little part of me that I send in a brown bag (actually, a thermal lunch bag.) It like to imagine them opening lunch to find my surprises. These are my favorite simple, healthy foods to pack up, plus, my easy tips for packing it all up.