Cooking Light Diet is the “Perfect Program for Me, Forever”

March 26, 2016 | By | Comments (3)

“I don’t think I could be as successful as I am without you. And I really mean that from the bottom of my heart. You came at exactly the right time and you’re just the perfect program for me, forever. And I really appreciate you.”


Those are the words of Virginia resident Teresa Taylor. After losing 50 pounds with the help of a local weight-loss clinic, Teresa needed some way to keep all that weight off. So in January she turned to the Cooking Light Diet, and she hasn’t regretted that decision.


(L): Teresa before her weight-loss. (R): Teresa post weight-loss success. She’s maintaing that success via the Cooking Light Diet.

“It’s wonderful,” Teresa said. “I’m telling you, you saved my life. Because I think without [Cooking Light Diet], I would’ve started eating the wrong things again. And I love your program because you can choose—I didn’t want to get back on bread or starches—I love the categories where you can choose I don’t want to eat this or that. I love that, because it keeps me on program and I’m eating really “clean” through you, and I love the recipes. And I love to cook. So being able to make the different dishes and combine the different things, I’m just having a lot of fun with it. So for me it’s a lifesaver.”

Beef Tagine with Butternut Squash

Beef Tagine with Butternut Squash, one of the many “lifesaving” recipes Teresa loves eating on the Cooking Light Diet. Photo: John Autry

That’s a strong endorsement. Hey thanks, Teresa! On top of being a lifesaver, Teresa says the CLDiet is also saving her time and money at the grocery store. Having tried other diets, her wallet is feeling the benefits of using this service to plan her meals and maintain that weight loss.

“Now grocery shopping is a timesaver,” Teresa said. “I don’t spend nearly as much time grocery shopping as I used to, and going around searching and figuring out my list. I’m in and out of the store faster and cheaper than I’ve ever been, and it’s because of you. I’m spending less, a lot less. I’m so thrilled about that. And that’s another thing that surprised me, is I didn’t realize—because I’ve been on other diets before. I’ve been on a vegan diet. I nearly went broke trying to eat that way. I’m not kidding. It was just insane. Everything was so expensive. But what I love about this is the way you can consolidate recipes through the week. It saves me money, because I’m using stuff in other stuff, and nothing is wasted. And I love that.”

Teresa also loves that the Cooking Light Diet feels like a service she can stick with for good, long after her son’s May wedding that sparked the desire to lose weight in the first place. The CLDiet is helping her maintain that weight loss, and it’s going to be a staple in the Taylor household for years to come. Teresa is absolutely fine with that.

“I’ve come to the conclusion that this weight that I’ve lost is in my rearview mirror forever,” Teresa said. “And I’m using you forever, because I’m satisfied with it. I don’t feel like I’m on a diet at all—I just feel like this is the way I eat now. I feel very healthy and very energetic and very good with the food that I’m eating through your recipes, and I’m strictly following you. I don’t do anything else outside of [Cooking Light Diet]. And I feel fantastic. So I think this is it for me, and my husband, forever.”

Teresa and her husband

Teresa and her husband


If you’d like to know more about the Cooking Light Diet, visit, or email us at We’d love to hear from you! Have a great week.

*Members following the Cooking Light Diet, on average, lose more than half a pound per week.

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