“Robin brings her real-life experiences to the page. Her book is not only full of her best busy-family recipes, but also tips and stories to remind us that we are not alone in trying to get a nutritious and delicious dinner on the table for a busy (and hungry!) family.”
—Melissa d’Arabian, host of Food Network’s Ten Dollar Dinners and author of Ten Dollar Dinners
“This book is loaded with fun, easy, kid-friendly recipes that can take the stress out of feeding your family well, and make it completely doable even when life is at its most hectic. Kudos to Robin for covering all the busy-family bases!”
—Ellie Krieger, RD, host of Food Network’s Healthy Appetite and author of Comfort Food Fix
From morning until night, Robin’s got you covered with an assortment of family-friendly main dishes, snacks, side dishes, and desserts. You’ll soon discover that The Robin Takes 5 Cookbook for Busy Families is a book that will forever live on your kitchen counter.
|Publisher:||Andrews McMeel Publishing, LLC|
|Sold by:||Barnes & Noble|
|File size:||2 MB|
About the Author
Robin has been a best-selling food writer and nutritionist since 1990 and has written nine books: Robin Takes 5 (Andrews McMeel, 2011), Robin Rescues Dinner (Potter, 2009), Robin to the Rescue (Taunton, 2008), Quick Fix Meals (Taunton, 2007), Picnics (Potter, 2005), Verdure (Potter, 2001), The Newlywed Cookbook (Sourcebooks, 1999 and 1991), The Daily Soup Cookbook (Hyperion, 1999), and Jane Fonda, Cooking for Healthy Living (Turner, 1996).
Her popular show Quick Fix Meals with Robin Miller aired on the Food Network for five years and she has a weekly blog Robin’s Healthy Take on www.foodnetwork.com/healthyeats.
Robin’s recipes and nutrition features can be seen regularly in Clean Eating, Health, Cooking Light, Parade, Guideposts, Fit Pregnancy, Woman’s World, and Fitness magazines.
Robin appears regularly on the Today show, the Discovery Channel, and HGTV.
Table of Contents
A Guide to the Icons xiii
Chapter 1 Breakfast on the Fly 1
Chapter 2 Lunch for School and Work 21
Room Temperature (Ice Pack Optional) 37
Chapter 3 After-School Snacks (for Parents and Kids!) 49
Chapter 4 Dinner: May I Take Your Order? 71
Pasta & Risotto 72
Chicken & Turkey 89
Chapter 5 Start Slow, Finish Fast: Slow Cooker Meals 151
Chapter 6 Vegetable Side Dishes All Kids Crave 171
Chapter 7 Desserts for the Kid in You 195
Metric Conversions and Equivalents 216