Kimberly Holland

Recent Posts By Kimberly Holland

This powerful duo may provide a big boost to your brain health

On their own, nuts and berries are hugely beneficial to your health. They’re extraordinarily high in antioxidants. Eating a small amount of nuts may even reduce your risk of heart disease and diabetes. Additionally, a study in this month’s Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging found that daily consumption of walnuts can improve cognitive function, or how well your brain works. (Keep […]

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5 Snacks for A March Madness Marathon Weekend

I’m a professed football fanatic. When August rolls around and my Auburn Tigers suit up for the first season of the game, it’s like Christmas, my birthday, a promotion, and finding the last Thin Mint box in the freezer on a bad day rolled into one. Total elation. Even on its best day, however, college football doesn’t have any event that can […]

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5 Finds for a Fabulous Easter Table

Now that the mercury is rising, bees are buzzing, and flowers are blooming, it can mean only one thing: Peter Cottontail will soon be hoppin’ down the bunny trail. Indeed, Easter is only a few short days away, which means it’s time to plan your Easter menu, dye eggs naturally, and, of course, prepare your house for a fabulous Easter meal. Here, […]

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Taste Test: Quaker’s New Steel Cut 3-Minute Oatmeal

Product name: Quaker Steel-Cut Quick 3-Minute Oatmeal Varieties: Blueberries & Cranberries and Brown Sugar & Cinnamon The cereal aisle is undergoing a revolution. Granolas and grains are replacing cartoons and toys. As more and more breakfast cereal makers begin looking for new ways to keep customers coming back to the cereal aisle, expect more products that promote grains, protein, and fiber. […]

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Sunday Strategist: A Week of Healthy Menus — March 16-20

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. The Plan […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Snack Mix Recipes

If you find yourself searching Pinterest for St. Patrick’s Day snack mixes, you’re going to come up rather empty handed. A search returns some ideas that, though cute, don’t even near the healthy hemisphere. That’s why we decided to create these fun and festive snack mixes just in time for everyone to don some green, avoid the pinches, and say cheers […]

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Sunday Strategist: A Week of Healthy Menus — March 9-13

Every Sunday, we publish a week of Cooking Light dinner plans–new recipes from current issues matched with previously published favorites. Each meal is designed to be ready and on the table in 45 minutes or less. The Plan Monday: Grape Tomato, Olive, and Spinach Pasta with Garlicky Asparagus Tuesday: Chicken with Pepperoni-Marinara Sauce and Green Beans with Toasted Garlic Wednesday: Four-Mushroom […]

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Grant a Sugar Wish

One of my dearest friends is about to hit a major birthday milestone, and sadly I won’t be with her to celebrate. I’ll be sending her a rather humorous birthday card and a great gift, but I wanted to send her something I know she’ll really love: candy. After all, who doesn’t love candy? Sure, I could package a few bags of […]

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Tell us: What’s your favorite style of chili?

We’re gearing up for a chili tour de force in the fall. Right now we’re busy developing, testing, and perfecting this chili face-off. So before we get too far down the road, we want to hear from you. Is there a style of chili we need to be sure to test? Tell us in the comments.  

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Cookbook Corner: The Perfect Egg by Teri Lyn Fisher and Jenny Park

Cookbook: The Perfect Egg Author: Teri Lyn Fisher & Jenny Park Publisher: Ten Speed Press The egg is having its day. Truthfully, it has been having its day for quite some time now. #PutAnEggOnIt and #YolkPorn are top Instagram hashtags for foodie ‘grammers and those who just really love looking at luscious egg dishes. Capitalizing on the national momentum, authors Teri Lyn […]

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