How to Make Fresh Watermelon Juice

Discover the easiest way to mix up a glass of all-natural watermelon juice in just under a minute. Preparation 1. Using your mixer blade as a guide, cut a hole at the top of your watermelon with a knife. Remove the section of watermelon. 2. Attach one mixer blade to your hand mixer. Insert into the hole. Firmly grip the […]

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Celebrate National Watermelon Day With Popsicles

Watermelon is undoubtedly summer’s sweetest and juiciest fruit. Here at Cooking Light, we just can’t get enough of it. We’re endlessly celebrating the sweet flavors of watermelon in salads, margaritas, salsas, and pizzas, but everyone knows there’s nothing quite like biting into a watermelon popsicle on a hot summer day. Beat the heat with our favorite fruity melon pops. Watermelon-Jalapeño Ice Pops Hibiscus and Minty Watermelon […]

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How to Chiffonade Basil

Don’t let the name fool you—a chiffonade is a very simple knife technique for slicing thin ribbons out of delicate leafy greens like basil and lettuce leaves. Here are the three most important things to remember when making a chiffonade of basil: stack, roll and slice. 1. Stack up to eight basil leaves on top of each other. 2. Roll the […]

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Mad Delicious Lesson: Grilled Short Ribs

If you’ve been to a Korean barbecue restaurant, you’ve probably enjoyed kalbi, grilled flankenstyle short ribs, which are long and thin and cut across the bone. But it’s unlikely that you’ve had grilled English-cut short ribs (the type you typically braise). A straight-ahead dry rub with a touch of cornstarch traps in juices just enough to allow quick formation of […]

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Refreshing Infused Water with Watermelon, Cucumber, and Mint

If you think water is boring, then this is for you! We’ve heard it time and time again: Most Americans are chronically dehydrated without even noticing. Hydration is key for survival—and if you ask me, it’s more important than ever when facing the wrath of summer’s heat. So, you’re probably asking yourself, “How can I beat the season’s rising temps?” […]

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Sunday Strategist: A Week of Healthy Menus – August 2-7

Every Sunday, we publish a week of Cooking Light dinner plans filled with our favorite recipes—both from current issues and classics. Each meal is designed to be ready and on the table in 45 minutes or less so that you have more time to enjoy the food you’ve prepared and the company of those you’ve prepared it for. If you […]

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Wipe Out! The Best Budget-Friendly Makeup Removers

You know how important it is to remove makeup before bed or after a gym session, but sometimes you’re in a hurry, you’re half asleep, or you just want to get on with it already. That’s why I love a makeup removing wipe. When they were first introduced, they seemed more like glorified (or not so much) baby wipes for adults. Now […]

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How to Cut Down on Food Waste

This article originally appeared on All You. By Sara Morrow In the most recent episode of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, the comedian-host addressed America’s relationship with food waste. Long story short? We waste a TON of food, and we’ve got to put an end to it. According to the NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council), as much as 40 […]

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Five on Friday: Fire Up The Grill with Our Bloggers’ Connection

Join us each month as we round up our favorite seasonal posts from the Cooking Light Bloggers’ Connection. This month’s theme is grilling, and we’re fired up for some killer cookouts. 1. Grilled Salmon with Grilled Peach and Avocado Salsa: Bursting with flavor, this entrée from The Roasted Root is a real catch. One bite and you’ll always serve a fresh slab of […]

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How Lena Dunham Learned to Love Running

  This article originally appeared on Health. By Julie Mazziotta Lena Dunham has clearly drank the fitness Kool-Aid (which is actually green juice, of course). She’s talked about her new love of hitting the gym for Acroyoga and Tracy Anderson Method classes in the last few months, and now she’s found another, unexpected favorite: running. “Not usually one to post a […]

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