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NY&Co and Me – Feature


Tuesday, September 13, 2016

I work in fashion but I'm not a fashion blogger. If your a constant reader of this blog, you have a good idea as to where my passions lie. #IRL for the past ten years i've had a wonderfully accomplished career as a Web Designer/Art director. It's how I gainfully bring home the turkey bacon ...

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Spring Roll #formation


Friday, September 9, 2016

Preparing Asian inspired food intimidates me, but I love it. Spring rolls are near the top of the list, prepared in any way but very specifically when eaten raw, they leave a fresh and light feeling of fullness. Depending on the ingredients used you can really focus on the flavors and not the packaging. Obviously I love ...

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Office Snacking: Nature Box


Thursday, September 1, 2016

If you're reading this, you probably have a problem. It could be with sweets, it could be with salt, but it's probably the combination of both and eating too much of either at the wrong time. I consistently prepare my own snacks by either pre-packing fruits, nuts and vegetables OR baking something healthy enough to pass as ...

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Grilled Cheese Tomatoes


Monday, August 15, 2016

Grilled cheese, hold the bread! USUALLY on Saturdays I wake up with a craving for pancakes or something smothered in jelly or honey - then I act accordingly and make my favorite smoothie. There are the RARE occasions I yearn for a savory approach to breakfast and I usually scramble and spice eggs to scratch that itch, but this ...

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Breakfast: Smoothie Prep 101


Wednesday, July 27, 2016

This week I took to prepping smoothies for breakfast. As most of you know I frequently replace meals with smoothies throughout the week - but i've not yet figured out the easy winning preparation for smoothies at work. In my office we actually have a magic bullet base so I have frozen fruit during the day to ...

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Arugula: Roberta’s first “harvest”


Sunday, July 10, 2016

The Roberta Show's first "harvest". Clean eating at it's finest. Arugula is an excellent source of fiber, vitamins A, C (for the immune system), and K (bone strength). (Added bonuses folate, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and manganese.) I planted a pack of $1.89 Arugula seeds on May 5th. By July 5th here's what happened.   Basically in 2 months I had ...

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Life Design: Meal Prep 101


Sunday, July 3, 2016

My life is based around preparation, whether i'm planning my social calendar, workout days or meal prepping - faithfully i'm never at a loss for my time. Knowing that my time can't be given back I try very hard to make each moment count, even if i'm relaxing spending "me time" watching trash on TV. One ...

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Banana Choco Protein Bites


Sunday, June 26, 2016

Forever in search of the perfect "healthy - but satisfying" snack, I struggle with selection just like everyone else. The worst foods are the easiest accessible and also CHEAP. The strongest muscle I have against my cravings is my mind and I'll admit - I don't always win - i'm the MVP of justification. I came across a super easy solution that also promotes a ...

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Spicy Pineapple Salmon skewers


Tuesday, May 31, 2016

I like to be excited to eat the lunches I meal prep. My excitement doesn't allow for any temptation of purchasing expensive and perhaps unhealthy food throughout my work day. I LOVE the control I have over the ingredients I eat on a daily bases and knowing there aren't any additional additives or preservatives gives me a ...

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The smoothest, greenest smoothie


Sunday, May 22, 2016

Another post gym smoothie - meal substitute idea. This is a frequent for me, simply because I ALWAYS have these ingredients around the house. The texture of this smoothie is silky velvet, the color VIBRANT and it smells heavenly. You can also add half a green apple if you crave more sweetness. Quick, delicious & healthy. ...

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Garlic Roasted Cabbage STEAKS


Thursday, May 12, 2016

This is super easy, super filling but super light! If you have a taste for garlic you'll LOVE this, the first time I made these cabbage rounds I ate half of the half of the head. Factor that there are about 325 calories in a medium sized cabbage and half a head is a full ...

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TABB Tips | How I stay healthy ME


Friday, May 6, 2016

Almost daily, in my social media life I'm asked for weight loss insight and tips. Some people think I have a secret i'm keeping to myself or that I have discovered some drug that preforms miracles. I give each and every person the exact same advice, though I tail0r the delivery to the persons biggest issues, whether it be diet, ...

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Watamelonwata: Infused Watermelon Water recipe


Friday, April 29, 2016

Instead of cucumber this week I subbed in watermelon when infusing weekly water. Nothing against watermelon, I just live in NYC and actually carry groceries with my hands. Hint: Melons are HEAVY! I instead purchased prepackaged (lazy I know) fresh watermelon chunks to use in this easy detoxing recipe. Although I'm not bored of my usual combinations ...

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Colorful Quinoa Salad


Sunday, April 10, 2016

Always shaking things up - I wanted a filling salad for lunch that I didn't need to add dressing to each day.  This quinoa salad turned out perfectly, the acid from the vinaigrette and the earthy taste of the quinoa compliment each other well. use this recipe to add some excitement to your meal prep ...

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20 QUESTIONS with ME via depthandcandor


Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Interviewed by the lovely Hiwote Getaneh owner of the dopest Depth and Candor Vlog , here are 20 questions in about 3 minutes of inspirational gems. We are all expansive and capable! Enjoy and share! #therobertashow

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Rainbow Smoothie: Mango, Spinach, Apple & Basil


Thursday, March 24, 2016

I keep random but interesting colorful things in my refrigerator at all times. Super simple, healthy AND refreshing, something like this has become my post workout staple. The little kick of surprise is the basil - light but fresh. 1 half peeled green Apple 1 half peeled Mango Handful of spinach leaves 1 ripe banana Blend with ice. I topped ...

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Save some for your SELF pt2 : Conversation & Cake


Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Preface: I thought this piece was past due. Though I speak freely and give thoughtful advice on the state of relationships, within my community and without, I never speak on my own experiences. I listen to popular opinion, panels of experts and advocates for both genders. I am my biggest critic and i've learned many ...

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