Kimberly Holland

Recent Posts By Kimberly Holland

Ease Up On Salt with Tips from 12 Healthy Habits Hero, Jeremy Bearman

This summer, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced a plan to focus its attention on the notoriously high sodium levels found in some restaurant food. Details were still being worked out as of press time, but restaurants are logical targets: Fast-food meals can exceed the whole-day sodium recommendations for adults. Chain restaurants publish their nutrition numbers, but few chefs […]

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Sunday Strategist: A Week of Healthy Menus — September 15-19

If you’ve got school-aged kiddos, you have been in a school routine for a few weeks now or are freshly setting in. That means soccer practice, piano lessons, and after-school festivities are littering your calendar and demanding a lot of your time. We’ll try to take the stress off your dinner choices this week with fast, healthy menus for each […]

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Eat More Fish with Tips from 12 Healthy Habits Hero, Lyf Gildersleeve

Despite the “eat more fish” push from healthy-eating advocates and nutrition researchers, Americans are eating less seafood each year, while red meat and poultry consumption climb. Does it matter? Well, it very well might. The primary fats in fish have been shown to protect the body against heart disease, reduce blood pressure and inflammation, and possibly lessen your chances of […]

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Milk vs. Almond Milk: The Numbers

They’re interchangeable as a white liquid for cereal, but in terms of nutrition, they’re quite different. Almond milk has very little protein and no calcium naturally. Dairy milk is often higher in calories. 8 ounces of 2% reduced-fat milk > 122 calories, 4.8g fat, 8g protein 8 ounces of 1% low-fat milk > 102 calories, 2.4g fat, 8g protein 8 ounces of […]

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Taste Test: Our Favorite Almond Milks

We tasted almond milks in three flavor categories. We tried all of them plain. Any milks with more than 14g of sugar per cup were eliminated. Our Favorite Sweetened Almond Milk 365 Everyday Value Organic Original Almondmilk $3.39 (64 fluid ounces) This milk’s great flavor is what you should expect from good almond milk—a warm, tangy nuttiness that’s balanced by […]

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Go Meatless Once a Week with Healthy Habits Hero, Ivy Manning

Embracing meat-free meals requires a simple shift in plate balance. The country’s collective culinary focus is shifting from the meat to the potatoes (and kale, quinoa, and cauliflower). Chefs, many of whom have spent the past decade in a bacon-fat-fueled haze, are waking up to the pleasures of all things vegetal. Home cooks, whether driven by environmental or economic reasons, […]

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Sunday Strategist: A Week of Healthy Menus — August 18-22

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 for which you’ve prepared it. The Plan Monday: Orzo […]

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Sunday Strategist: A Week of Healthy Menus — August 11-15

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 Monday: […]

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Sunday Strategist: A Week of Healthy Menus — July 28 – August 1

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 for which you’ve prepared it. The Plan Monday: Grilled Cheese […]

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Sunday Strategist: A Week of Healthy Menus — July 21-25

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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