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Win This Cookbook!

by in Giveaway, October 9, 2013

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Based on actress Haylie Duff’s successful blog of the same name, The Real Girl’s Kitchen cookbook features her favorite recipes for healthy living. Try out recipes for quick lunches, salads, and snacks, plus easy kitchen tips for elegant entertaining.

You can buy your own copy of The Real Girl’s Kitchen or enter in the comments for a chance to win one. Just let us know, in the comments, your favorite healthy snack. The contest starts at 10:00 a.m. EST today, and ends on Friday, October 11 at 5 p.m. EST.

We’re giving away one copy of The Real Girl’s Kitchen to one randomly-selected commenter. You must include your email address in the “Email” field when submitting your comment so we can communicate with you if you’re a winner.

You may only comment once to be considered and you don’t have to purchase anything to win; a purchase will not increase your chances of winning. Odds depend on total number of entries. Void where prohibited. Only open to legal residents of 50 U.S. states, D.C. or Puerto Rico, and you must be at least 18 to win. For the first day of the giveaway, all entries (answers) must be entered between 10:00 a.m. EST on October 9 and 5 p.m. EST on October 11, 2013. Subject to full official rules. By leaving a comment on the blog, you acknowledge your acceptance to the Official Rules. ARV of each prize: $12. Sponsor: Scripps Networks, LLC, d/b/a Food Network, 9721 Sherrill Blvd, Knoxville, TN 37932.

So tell us, what’s your favorite healthy snack?

Win These Gluten-Free Cookbooks!

by in Giveaway, June 12, 2013

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When Elana Amsterdam was diagnosed with celiac disease, an autoimmune disorder that keeps the body from processing gluten, she challenged herself to come up with gluten-free recipes that tasted just as good as their regular counterparts. With two gluten-free cookbooks under her belt—and a third, Paleo Cooking from Elana’s Pantry, on sale next week—Elana has a little something for everyone. Find family favorites like pancakes and eggplant Parmesan in The Gluten-Free Almond Flour Cookbook, plus dozens of cupcake ideas in Gluten-Free Cupcakes.

You can buy your own copies of Elana’s gluten-free cookbooks or enter in the comments for a chance to win them. Just let us know, in the comments, which gluten-free flours you’ve baked with. The contest starts at 12:00 p.m. EST today, and ends on Friday, June 14 at 5 p.m. EST.

We’re giving away one copy each of Gluten-Free Cupcakes and The Gluten-Free Almond Flour Cookbook to five randomly-selected commenters. You must include your email address in the “Email” field when submitting your comment so we can communicate with you if you’re a winner.

You may only comment once to be considered and you don’t have to purchase anything to win; a purchase will not increase your chances of winning. Odds depend on total number of entries. Void where prohibited. Only open to legal residents of 50 U.S. states, D.C. or Puerto Rico, and you must be at least 18 to win. For the first day of the giveaway, all entries (answers) must be entered between 12:00 a.m. EST on June 12 and 5 p.m. EST on June 14, 2013. Subject to full official rules. By leaving a comment on the blog, you acknowledge your acceptance to the Official Rules. ARV of each prize: $34. Sponsor: Scripps Networks, LLC, d/b/a Food Network, 9721 Sherrill Blvd, Knoxville, TN 37932.

So tell us, have you tried almond flour? Coconut flour?

Win This Gluten-Free Cookbook!

by in Giveaway, May 15, 2013

Gluten-Free Every Day Cookbook

Living with celiac disease (an autoimmune disorder that keeps the body from processing gluten) doesn’t have to be unbearable: Gluten-Free Girl Shauna Ahern’s newest cookbook, Gluten-Free Girl Every Day, features easy recipes for home cooks who want to make easy, gluten-free meals every day of the week. Plus, you’ll learn how to stock a gluten-free pantry and even bake sweet treats.

You can buy your own copy of Gluten-Free Girl Every Day or enter in the comments for a chance to win one. Just let us know, in the comments, what dish you’d love to try gluten-free. The contest starts at 10:00 a.m. EST today, and ends on Friday, May 17 at 5 p.m. EST.

We’re giving away one copy of Gluten-Free Girl Every Day to five randomly-selected commenters. You must include your email address in the “Email” field when submitting your comment so we can communicate with you if you’re a winner.

You may only comment once to be considered and you don’t have to purchase anything to win; a purchase will not increase your chances of winning. Odds depend on total number of entries. Void where prohibited. Only open to legal residents of 50 U.S. states, D.C. or Puerto Rico, and you must be at least 18 to win. For the first day of the giveaway, all entries (answers) must be entered between 10:00 a.m. EST on May 15 and 5 p.m. EST on May 17, 2013. Subject to full official rules. By leaving a comment on the blog, you acknowledge your acceptance to the Official Rules. ARV of each prize: $30. Sponsor: Scripps Networks, LLC, d/b/a Food Network, 9721 Sherrill Blvd, Knoxville, TN 37932.

So tell us, what dish would you love to try gluten-free?

Win This Cookbook!

by in Giveaway, March 13, 2013

Sodium Girl Cookbook

After overcoming a life-changing medical diagnosis, Jessica Goldman, aka Sodium Girl, decided she wanted to find a way to still enjoy all of her favorite foods even while on a restricted died. Nine years later, she’s still going strong thanks to salt-free cooking and eating. And Jessica wants to impart her knowledge to you in the new Sodium Girl’s Limitless Low-Sodium Cookbook, where bloody marys, buffalo wings and other normally high-salt foods are revamped, so you don’t have to miss out on the great taste of your favorite dishes.

You can buy your own Sodium Girl’s Limitless Low-Sodium Cookbook or enter in the comments for a chance to win one. Just let us know, in the comments, what dish you’d love to try sodium-free. The contest starts at 10:00 a.m. EST today, and ends on Friday, March 15 at 5 p.m. EST.

We’re giving away a copy of Sodium Girl’s Limitless Low-Sodium Cookbook, to two randomly-selected commenters. You must include your email address in the “Email” field when submitting your comment so we can communicate with you if you’re a winner.

You may only comment once to be considered and you don’t have to purchase anything to win; a purchase will not increase your chances of winning. Odds depend on total number of entries. Void where prohibited. Only open to legal residents of 50 U.S. states, D.C. or Puerto Rico, and you must be at least 18 to win. For the first day of the giveaway, all entries (answers) must be entered between 10:00 a.m. EST on March 13 and 5 p.m. EST on March 15, 2013. Subject to full official rules. By leaving a comment on the blog, you acknowledge your acceptance to the Official Rules. ARV of each prize: $24.99. Sponsor: Scripps Networks, LLC, d/b/a Food Network, 9721 Sherrill Blvd, Knoxville, TN 37932.

So tell us, what dish would you love to try sodium-free?

Cookbook Giveaway and Interview With Tina Ruggiero, Author of The Best Homemade Baby Food on the Planet

by in Cookbooks, Giveaway, October 17, 2012

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Tina Ruggiero is a dietitian, spokesperson, special correspondent for the Tampa Tribune and author of the cookbook, The Best Homemade Baby Food on the Planet. We chatted with her about her book recently and she offered to give you, our lucky readers, the opportunity to win a copy of her book!

Q: What inspired this cookbook?

A: Prior to writing the book, I had 17 friends and clients who where either expectant or new moms. They each had the same questions about infant and toddler nutrition, and at that point, I realized I needed to write this book.

Q: What does healthy mean to you?

A: To me, healthy means having the ability to enjoy life to its fullest. “Healthy” is a state of mind, a lifestyle and something to be embraced and celebrated. Healthy goes beyond food. When you have your health, you can achieve anything.

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Win These Mom-Approved Cookbooks!

by in Giveaway, May 2, 2012
Ellie Kreiger and Robin Miller books
Win these books for the mom in your life!

Not sure what to get the woman who has it all? How about a set of cookbooks that will help her get healthy meals on the table fast? Or better yet, let mom kick up her feet and relax this Mother’s Day while you prepare delicious dishes from our mom-approved cookbook pack.

Working moms Ellie Krieger and Robin Miller know how hectic it can be to throw together a healthy dinner after a whirlwind day. Take the guesswork out of mealtime with Ellie’s soul-satisfying, healthy recipes for meatloaf, crab cakes casseroles and more in Comfort Food Fix. Or try one of Robin’s 500 recipes that are made with only 5 ingredients and 500 calories or less from Robin Takes 5.

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Robin’s Healthy Take: The Sweet Life

by in Robin's Healthy Take, December 22, 2011


I love sweets so I feel sad when people tell me they dodge desserts when they’re being “good”. Desserts aren’t all bad. You can enjoy sinful-tasting treats that are light and healthy too. Here are some of my favorite desserts, hot off the pages of my new cookbook, Robin Takes 5. The mini meringue cookies are made mostly of egg whites, so they’re super light and wonderful (and only 37 calories each). The mousse couldn’t be simpler; it’s got 5 ingredients and has only 156 calories per serving. The tart can be made countless ways just by switching the preserves – I used orange marmalade, but you could use apricot preserves, seedless raspberry, strawberry or blackberry preserves, or any other jam, jelly or preserve you like. All three treats are perfect for holiday parties and gift giving too.

These are just three of the sixty desserts (yes, 60!) in Robin Takes 5, which is available in Food Network’s online store and in bookstores.

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Win This Cookbook: Clean Start

by in Giveaway, December 21, 2011

Win this cookbook!

Clean Start is about enjoying healthy, delicious, clean food every day,” best-selling author Terry Walters says. “It’s about having a relationship with food that’s not based on living up to somebody else’s ideal, or following a strict regimen.”

Just in time for the new year, Clean Start features easy recipes that follow the color of the rainbow and involve “all five tastes” — sweet, sour, salty, bitter and pungent. Green fries made of green beans, Pumpkin Spice Muffins and Ginger Shiitake Soup with Cabbage and Edamame Beans are just are a few of the 100 recipes featured.

You can buy your own copy of Clean Start or enter in the comments for a chance to win your own. Just let us know, in the comments, your New Year’s resolution. The contest starts at 9:30 a.m. EST today, and ends on Friday, December 23 at 5 p.m. EST.

We’re giving one copy away to one very lucky, randomly selected commenter. You must include your email address in the “Email” field when submitting your comment so we can communicate with you if you’re a winner.

You may only comment once to be considered and you don’t have to purchase anything to win; a purchase will not increase your chances of winning. Odds depend on total number of entries. Void where prohibited. Only open to legal residents of 50 U.S. states, D.C. or Puerto Rico, and you must be at least 18 to win. For the first day of the giveaway, all entries (answers) must be entered between 9:30 a.m. EST on December 21 and 5 p.m. EST on December 23. Subject to full official rules. By leaving a comment on the blog, you acknowledge your acceptance to the Official Rules. ARV of each prize: $25.00. Sponsor: Scripps Networks, LLC, d/b/a Food Network, 9721 Sherrill Blvd, Knoxville, TN 37932.

So tell us, what is your New Year’s resolution?

Talking to the Experts: Ellie Krieger (and a Recipe for Scalloped Potatoes Au Gratin)

by in Cookbooks, Healthy Recipes, December 2, 2011
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Ellie's Scalloped Potatoes Au Gratin

With the cold weather settling in, many folks turn to their favorite comfort foods. But the truth is, most classics like macaroni and cheese, chili, and chicken fingers are laden with calories. I had the opportunity to speak with Ellie Krieger, a registered dietitian, cookbook author and host of Food Network’s hit show Healthy Appetite, about her new book Comfort Food Fix.  She tells us how we can eat these favorites without worry.

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Win This Cookbook: Candle 79 Vegan Cookbook

by in Cookbooks, Giveaway, November 23, 2011
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Win this book!

Joy Pierson, co-owner of one of New York city’s best-loved vegan restaurants, Candle 79 along with chefs Angel Ramos and Jorge Pineda  have a brand new cookbook out,  filled with their favorite meatless recipes, plus ones customers can’t seem to get enough of. The group is so passionate about the food they serve; the chefs were the food stylists for the book’s over-the-top images.

“It’s our customers who say, ‘I love that avocado soup. I want the recipe,’” Joy says. “People really want to eat this way, so we’re giving them the tools.”

Everything from the book is easy to execute using farmers’ market organic products, she says.

You can buy your own copy of the Candle 79 Cookbook or enter in the comments for a chance to win your own. Just let us know, in the comments, your favorite meatless Thanksgiving dish. The contest starts at 9:30 a.m. EST today, and ends on Friday, November 25 at 5 p.m. EST.

We’re giving away one gift set to one very lucky, randomly selected commenter. You must include your email address in the “Email” field when submitting your comment so we can communicate with you if you’re a winner.

You may only comment once to be considered and you don’t have to purchase anything to win; a purchase will not increase your chances of winning. Odds depend on total number of entries. Void where prohibited. Only open to legal residents of 50 U.S. states, D.C. or Puerto Rico, and you must be at least 18 to win. For the first day of the giveaway, all entries (answers) must be entered between 9:30 a.m. EST on November 23 and 5 p.m. EST on November 25. Subject to full official rules. By leaving a comment on the blog, you acknowledge your acceptance to the Official Rules. ARV of each prize: $30.00. Sponsor: Scripps Networks, LLC, d/b/a Food Network, 9721 Sherrill Blvd, Knoxville, TN 37932.

So tell us, what’s your favorite vegan or vegetarian Thanksgiving dish?