Category: Cooking Light

  • Southwestern Corn and Black Bean Salad

    We needed an excuse to use one of our new serving platters; a potluck provided the perfect opportunity to fill it with this tasty, simple, black bean and corn salad from Cooking Light. It is quick to make and versatile — you can use it to top bread or appetizers, serve it as a dip, […]

  • Orange-Marinated Grilled Chicken with Smoky Tomato Salsa and Green Rice

    Tonight we tag-teamed dinner, with Lisa making a cilantro-tomatillo rice while I took care of the chicken and salsa. The recipes were from two different sources, but went really, really well with each other. We loved the smoky tomato salsa, it was excellent with both the chicken and the rice. The grilled chicken recipe is […]

  • Pepper-Beef Stir Fry

    We were rushed for time tonight, so this recipe from Cooking Light’s SuperFast Suppers cookbook sounded perfect — it was on the table 20 minutes after cracking open the fridge. The sauce thickens nicely and certainly doesn’t taste “light”. Pepper-Beef Stir-Fry——————— 1 (5 oz) package Japanese curly noodles (chucka soba), uncooked 1/3 cup low-sodium soy […]