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Robin Takes 5: 500 Recipes, 5 Ingredients or Less, 500 Calories or Less, for 5 Nights/Week at 5:00 PM

 

by Robin Miller

Description
It's 5:00 PM. Everyone's hungry. It's takeout or fakeout, meaning nuking a processed meal from the freezer. But there's a third option that doesn't include processed food or an unhealthy heap of calories and fat--’Robin Takes 5’.

Imagine quickly preparing delicious meals for yourself, your friends, and your family with just 5 fabulous ingredients. Does it get any better? Absolutely, with ‘Robin Takes 5’. The book features 500 recipes and each dish is a mouthwatering 500 calories or less. Two-color recipe text complements full-color photography inserts. In addition, helpful icons note ideal recipes for holidays and entertaining as well as recipes with less than 500 mg of sodium. That's not all--nutritional information is given for each recipe.

In ‘Robin Takes 5, 500 recipes’ highlight at least 10 different ethnic cuisines, and dishes range from soups, pizzas, and pastas, to chicken, beef, pork, seafood, side dishes, and desserts. Consider 70 recipes just for chicken, such as Cashew Crusted Chicken with Roasted Jalapeno-Mango Chutney, and 50 dessert recipes, such as Orange Marmalade Tart with Chocolate Covered Almonds. 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’.

Review
I really like 'Robin Takes 5!': the recipes are easy to follow and the fact that each one contains only five or fewer ingredients is excellent. This book gives a great choice of recipes and there is something suitable for everyone. It is handy that each item gives the serving quantity, prep time and cooking time plus a list of nutrients per serving. I would have preferred there to have been illustrations.
Jo (amazon.com)
 

 

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