Kimberly Holland

Recent Posts By Kimberly Holland

5 on Friday: 5 Yummy Ideas for Beets

Each Friday, we share five things that are getting buzz around the Cooking Light offices—from what we’re reading around the Web, to what’s hot on Instagram, or even our latest favorite ingredient. Beets don’t always get the respect they deserve. They’re brown and sorta odd looking on the outside, but beneath that thin skin lies a gorgeous, earthy, even meaty gem that is […]

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Sunday Strategist: A Week of Healthy Menus — April 7-11

Our entire May issue is fast—each recipe is ready in 25 minutes or less. That means we’ve upped the ante for our Sunday Strategist this week. Instead of a leisurely 45 minutes, we challenged ourselves to create a delicious, healthy, and well-rounded menu that only takes 25 minutes each night. Can it be done? Yes! Be sure to pick up our May […]

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5 on Friday: 5 Tasty Ideas for Asparagus

Each Friday, we share five things that are getting buzz around the Cooking Light offices—from what we’re reading around the Web, to what’s hot on Instagram, or even our latest favorite ingredient. I’ve only recently developed a love for asparagus. My first introductions to the stalky green vegetable were of the canned variety—slimy, pale, and salty. Asparagus casseroles haunted my visions any time someone […]

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Update: Starbucks rethinks their new food strategy

Starbucks sits on a high throne of coffee supremacy, but they’ve never really been able to capture a market that seems natural to morning caffeine seekers: breakfast. In an attempt to squeeze out a few more bucks from their devoted coffee fans, Starbucks purchased La Boulange, a San Francisco-based artisanal bakery for $100 million in 2012. Late last year, La […]

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What I Learned by Cooking in Someone Else’s Kitchen

My childhood best friend is expecting her first child any day now. She lives more than two hours away, so I’ve been unable to help her put together the nursery or go to appointments the way I would if we lived in the same zip code. This past weekend, however, I loaded up my car and headed south to cook for her. […]

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Sunday Strategist: A Week of Healthy Menus — March 10-14

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. This week, we’re sharing a few recipes from our April issue, which will be on newsstands this week. The Plan Monday: Grape Tomato, Olive, and […]

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Instagram Contest: Show us how the world inspires what you cook

In honor of the new Cooking Light Global Kitchen cookbook, we want to see your best photos of gorgeous, globally-inspired dishes on Instagram! From March 4th through March 18th, snap a photo of delicious international cuisine you’re either cooking or eating, upload it to your Instagram account, and tag it with the hashtag #GlobalKitchen. We’ll be choosing two winners each week and posting the […]

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Oscar Party Science Oven Magic, Tasty Frozen Treats, and Texas-Sized Flavors

This Sunday is Hollywood’s big night. Everywhere you look, you’ll see bow ties and bangles, diamonds and pearls–and that’s just at the viewing party at my house! If you’re planning an Oscar Party to enjoy the festivities while you pull for your favorite on-screen stars, we’ve put together a menu of healthy recipes inspired by the Oscar nominees to serve […]

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Cooking Light’s Hottest Breasts, Thighs, Butts, and More

These may not be exactly the body parts you were thinking of, but we’ve got some mighty fine breasts, butts, thighs, and legs around here. In honor of the holiday of love tomorrow, we’re sharing our favorite recipes for chicken thighs and breasts, pork butts, and legs of lamb.

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Sunday Strategist: A Week of Healthy Menus — February 10-14

Every Sunday, we publish a week of Cooking Light dinner plans–a mix of new recipes from the current issue and previously published favorites. These meals are designed to be tasty, healthy, and fast–on the table in 45 minutes or less. The Plan Monday: Vegetable and Greens Hash with Poached Egg with Snap Pea and Bell Pepper Sauté Tuesday: Tex-Mex Rice Bowl […]

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