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Robin’s Healthy Take: Fast, Fiery and Under $5

by in Robin's Healthy Take, February 17, 2011

Serve a meal full of dishes that cost $5 or less to make. Not $5 per person, but five smackers each for a fabulous main dish, side dish and dessert that serves 4.

Robin’s Healthy Take: Chocolate Treats 3 Ways

by in Robin's Healthy Take, February 11, 2011

There’s no better way to show someone special how you feel than by making candies from scratch. I’m not talking about labor-intensive sweets that require a candy thermometer, patience and little room for error. I mean chocolate treats that are super-simple to make and can be customized for anyone and everyone. Check out my three favorites: truffles, chocolate bark and white chocolate haystacks.

Robin’s Healthy Take: Game-Day Chili

by in Robin's Healthy Take, February 3, 2011

This Sunday is a BIG day in my house. My husband’s from the Pittsburgh suburbs, so you know what THAT means: Go Steelers! I don’t really watch the game (I watch the commercials), but whether you’re glued to the screen or spend most of the time socializing with friends,  it’s the perfect excuse for good,Read more

Robin’s Healthy Take: Make-Ahead Casseroles

by in Robin's Healthy Take, January 28, 2011

It doesn’t matter if you’re cooking for yourself, your family or a table of friends, life is easier when you can make a great dish in advance and refrigerate it for another day. It’s no secret I’m a prep-ahead gal, and I do it for two reasons: First, so that I’m not running around theRead more

Robin’s Healthy Take: Behold the Beets

by in Robin's Healthy Take, January 20, 2011

It’s beet season, so let’s celebrate those vibrant, nutrient-dense roots! Don’t shy away from beets because cause you don’t like them pickled or you don’t want stained hands (wear gloves!). I eat them straight from the oven after roasting, but there are countless ways to enjoy these roots (and their greens). Here are some of my favorites, plus, find out why these roots are so good for you.

Robin’s Fresh Take: Healthy Slow-Cooker Dinners

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

I don’t know what I would do without a slow-cooker this time of year. I can throw a bunch of ingredients into the pot in the morning (or even the night before) and dinner is ready 8 hours later.  And, if I’m not ready, (if soccer runs late or homework takes too long) the mealRead more

Robin’s Tips: How to Eat Better

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

We chatted live with Robin Miller today on our Twitter page about quick, healthy meals, tasty ways to eat fruits and veggies and more. Missed the live chat? See the questions and Robin’s answers here.

Robin’s Healthy Take: 5-Ingredient, 20-Minute Pastas

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

The holidays can be stressful, but I find the first week of January equally demanding.  Everything seems to go from 0 to 60 in about 5 seconds: My boys are back in school (a little reluctantly) and everyone’s back at work.  Since I’m dashing around catching up with everything, I like to have some quick,Read more

Robin’s Healthy Take: New Year, New Pantry

by in Robin's Healthy Take, January 1, 2011

Does the “New Year, New You” theme ever get old?  Apparently not.  Let’s face it, we all want to start a new year off right, so we resolve to eat better, exercise more, be nicer, take more vacations, whatever.  There are an infinite number of resolutions out there, but as a nutritionist, the resounding oneRead more

Robin’s Healthy Take: Last-Minute Appetizers

by in Healthy Holidays, Robin's Healthy Take, December 24, 2010

Looking for hostess gift for a holiday party? Or are you hosting your own gathering and need quick, easy nosh ideas? I was just faced with an impromptu gathering at my house and needed refreshments for a hungry crowd. Here are 5 festive ways to feed your friends and family, fast.