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Cooking Light Cooking Light 5 Ingredient, 15 Minute

Live life deliciously with Cooking Light magazine—vibrantly designed as a digital edition, with all of the recipes and gorgeous photos of the magazine. Each issue is packed with seasonal, delicious and nutritious recipes, quick ways to plan everyday menus and helpful tips on how to live a healthier lifestyle. For annual or monthly subscriptions (on all platforms except iOS), your subscription will automatically renew and be charged to your provided payment method at the end of the term unless you choose to cancel. You may cancel at any time during your subscription in your account settings. If your provided payment method cannot be charged, we may terminate your subscription.

Country:
United States
Language:
English
Publisher:
Meredith Corporation
Frequency:
Quarterly
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in this issue

1 min.
introduction

We understand that preparing healthy, home-cooked food is only one component of your busy life, so we’ve created recipes that combine fresh ingredients with smart, store-bought items to help you get meals on the table in minutes. Each of the 114 easy recipes requires no more than 5 ingredients (excluding water, salt, pepper, oil, and cooking spray) or takes 15 minutes or less to make. Many deliver on both! When you need to grab breakfast before you dash out the door, Rise & Shine (p. 4) features smoothies, toast toppers, and 5-minute eggs. Turn to Dinner in a Hurry (p. 52) for quick-fix recipes for beef, pork, poultry, and seafood. If you’re not eating as much meat these days, we’ve got a chapter of No-Meat Meals (p. 40) as well as…

9 min.
rise & shine

Half-Moon Browned Omelet HANDS-ON 10 MIN. TOTAL 10 MIN. This breakfast house omelet is folded in half, golden brown outside, and has delicious fillings within. 2 tsp. olive oil, divided½ cup sliced cremini mushrooms½ cup loosely packed baby kale or spinach⅛ tsp. kosher salt, divided2 large eggs¼ tsp. freshly ground black pepper1 Tbsp. crumbled feta cheese 1. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in an 8-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high. Add mushrooms; sauté until golden, about 3 minutes. Stir in kale and half of salt; stir about 30 seconds or until kale is just wilted. Place mushroom mixture on a plate or in a small bowl. Wipe pan clean. 2. Break eggs into a small bowl. Use a fork to beat them until completely blended and slightly frothy. Stir in remaining salt and pepper. 3. Heat remaining 1…

4 min.
morning perks

White Chocolate Latte HANDS-ON 10 MIN. TOTAL 10 MIN. This rich beverage feels indulgent and fun, and with the foamed milk, it’s just like a coffee-shop drink. 2 cups fat-free milk3 Tbsp. white chocolate chips¾ cup whole milk2 oz. hot brewed espresso¼ cup thawed frozen whipped topping2 Tbsp. white chocolate shavings (optional) 1. Place fat-free milk in a quart-size glass canning (Mason) jar; attach a tight-fitting lid. Shake vigorously until frothy, 45 seconds to 1 minute. Remove lid, and pour milk into a 4-cup glass measuring cup, holding back foam with a spoon. Reserve foam. 2. Place chocolate chips into measuring cup with fat-free milk. Add whole milk, and microwave on high until hot and blended, 1 to 1½ minutes, stirring every 30 seconds to melt chocolate. Add espresso to measuring cup; stir to combine.…

2 min.
let’s toast

1. PROSCIUTTO-MELON TOAST HANDS-ON 5 MIN. TOTAL 5 MIN. 1 Tbsp. ⅓-less-fat cream cheese, softened1 (1-oz.) slice whole-grain bread, toasted1½ very thin slices prosciutto (about ½ oz.)2 thin slices cantaloupeDash of freshly ground black pepper Spread cream cheese over bread, and top with prosciutto and cantaloupe. Sprinkle with pepper. SERVES 1 (serving size: 1 slice) CALORIES 143; FAT 6g (sat 3g, unsat 2g); PROTEIN 8g; CARB 15g; FIBER 2g; SUGARS 4g (added sugars 2g); SODIUM 380mg; CALC 4% DV; POTASSIUM 3% DV 2. APPLE-TAHINI TOAST HANDS-ON 5 MIN. TOTAL 5 MIN. 1 Tbsp. tahini (sesame seed paste), stirred well1 (1-oz.) slice whole-grain bread, toasted4 thin slices Granny Smith apple1 tsp. honey⅛ tsp. toasted sesame seeds⅛ tsp. ground cinnamon Spread tahini over bread; top with apple slices. Drizzle with honey. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and cinnamon. SERVES 1 (serving size:…

9 min.
nibble & nosh

No-Frills Guacamole HANDS-ON 5 MIN. TOTAL 15 MIN. This simple guacamole recipe gets back to basics. Our recipe uses just a few ingredients, so the real star can shine: avocado. We let the onion and jalapeño macerate with the lime juice and salt to tame their flavors slightly. Serve with your favorite tortilla chips or crunchy vegetables such as radishes, mini sweet peppers, and jicama slices. 1½ Tbsp. finely chopped white onion1 Tbsp. fresh lime juice1 tsp. finely chopped seeded jalapeño½ tsp. kosher salt2 ripe avocados, peeled and coarsely chopped1 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro Combine onion, lime juice, jalapeño, and salt in a medium bowl; let stand 10 minutes. Add avocados; mash to desired consistency. Stir in cilantro. SERVES 6 (serving size: about ¼ cup) CALORIES 109; FAT 10g (sat 1g, unsat 8g); PROTEIN 1g;…

11 min.
garden fresh

Caprese Tomato Salad Photo p. 26 HANDS-ON 5 MIN. TOTAL 10 MIN. Summer flavors shine in this tossed version of the classic Italian salad. 3 cups halved multicolored cherry tomatoes⅛ tsp. plus ¼ tsp. kosher salt, divided½ cup fresh basil leaves1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil1 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar½ tsp. black pepper1 oz. diced fresh mozzarella cheese 1. Combine tomatoes and ⅛ teaspoon salt in a large bowl. Let stand 5 minutes. 2. Add basil, olive oil, vinegar, pepper, remaining ¼ teaspoon salt, and mozzarella, and toss. SERVES 4 (serving size: ¾ cup) CALORIES 80; FAT 6g (sat 2g, unsat 3g); PROTEIN 2g; CARB 5g; FIBER 2g; SUGARS 4g (added sugars 0g); SODIUM 207mg; CALC 2% DV; POTASSIUM 6% DV Crunchy Romaine Salad with Cilantro Ranch HANDS-ON 10 MIN. TOTAL 10 MIN. Try the ranch dressing on top of any combo…