Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Family Dinners Just Got Tastier, Healthier & Easier--Food Network Star Robin Miller Announces New Cookbook and Event Tour

When dinnertime hits and everyone’s hungry, cooking a full meal can seem like a daunting task. In Robin Takes 5: 500 Recipes, 5 Ingredients or Less, 500 Calories or Less, for 5 Nights a Week at 5:00 PM (Andrews McMeel Publishing, $29.99, November 1, 2011), Food Network star and experienced nutritionist Robin Miller shows us that busy cooks can make delicious, healthy, and quick meals from five or fewer ingredients.

This fall, Robin will participate in book-signings and cooking classes throughout the United States to launch her new book. The schedule is subject to change, please confirm information prior to publication.

November 6, 2:00 pm
Joseph-Beth Booksellers - 2692 Madison Road, Cincinnati, OH 45208
513.396.8960 or

Whether you are cooking for one or are a busy parent feeding the whole family, Robin shows you how to prepare mouthwatering and simple recipes with few ingredients, and each with 500 calories or fewer. Using her background as a nutritionist, Robin includes nutritional information for every recipe. Her recipes are also sodium-conscious. Main dishes with less than 500 mg of sodium per serving and sides and desserts with less than 250 mg of sodium per serving are noted with a helpful icon.

The book’s 500 recipes range from soups, side dishes, and pizzas to hundreds of entrees, including Cashew-Crusted Chicken with Roasted Jalapeño-Mango Chutney, and Gruyère-Wrapped Steaks with Port Wine Glaze. She also includes 50 dessert recipes to satisfy a sweet tooth, such as Orange Marmalade Tart with Chocolate Covered Almonds. Robin also notes recipes that are great for entertaining and the holidays with a special icon.

With an arsenal of Robin’s best recipes, you will consider yourself armed for mealtime. The next time the clock strikes 5:00 pm, and you want both noshing and nourishment, check out Robin Takes 5.

Robin Miller has been a food writer and nutritionist since 1990. She is the author of a best-selling
cookbook, Quick Fix Meals, and the star of the popular Food Network show Quick Fix Meals with Robin Miller. Robin’s recipes and nutrition features have appeared in media outlets including the TODAY show, The Early Show, Good Morning America, Live! with Regis & Kelly, Cooking Light, Health, Fitness, Fit Pregnancy, and Woman’s World. Robin has a master’s degree in food and nutrition from New York University. Robin also has a weekly blog, Robin’s Healthy Take, at

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