Kimberly Holland

Recent Posts By Kimberly Holland

Big Is Beautiful: Why Tess Holliday Is So Inspiring to Me

A size-22 beautiful woman and model is on the cover of one of this country’s largest, most influential magazines, People. And what a beauty Tess Holliday is! To see someone like Tess looking so beautiful and radiant on a national magazine is both inspiring and affirming, especially to someone who can relate, as I can, to her story of being bullied […]

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What’s On Our Plate This Week

Each week we round up all the news (or pseudo news) that’s making headlines across the country or just in our offices. – Know GMO. Though they have not confirmed it, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is reportedly developing a non-GMO certification program. This means food brands can apply for non-GMO certification and can label their foods non-GMO if and when they meet the […]

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Four Things I (Love to) Hate About Weight Loss

Losing weight is great. But then you have to buy new clothes. I’m down 50 pounds now (read about my journey), but it hasn’t come without its drawbacks. Don’t get me wrong—I wouldn’t give up my progress for anything—I’m just sharing what I’ve learned along the way. My friend asked me the other day if she could take me shopping. “You […]

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What’s On Our Plate This Week

Each Monday, we round up all the news (or pseudo news) that’s making headlines across the country or just in our offices. – Holy guacamole! Chipotle is so confident in their famous guacamole recipe that they’ve released it on their website. A 4-ounce portion of their guac has 230 calories. It’s the chips that spell trouble. An ounce has over 140 calories, […]

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5 on Friday: 5 Recipes from our June Issue You Just Have to Try

Our Summer Cookbook has arrived! That’s right—our June issue is on newsstands and available for download on your tablet today. It’s positively bursting at the seams with healthy sides, simple pastas, and dinners you can make from the bounty you pick up at the farmers’ market! You’re going to have an entire cookbook filled with recipes you can cook all season long, […]

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A Good Food Cause: Master Chef Celebration for Warriors in Motion

Online fundraising has revolutionized the way deserving organizations recruit new followers, fans, and contributors. It has also revolutionized the way organizers can bring together fun and unique opportunities for donors. A great case in point: the Master Chef Celebration, a night of tasting and sampling some of the greatest bites in NYC while raising awareness and donations for Warriors in Motion, a program […]

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5 Favorite Superfast Mexican Dishes for Tonight’s Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

Cinco de Mayo might as well be the Fourth of July for me. I love the excuse to eat tortilla chips and drink margaritas almost as much as I love an excuse to don red, white, and blue attire and put a sparkling patriotic headband in my hair. It might not hold that much historical significance for Mexico (or at least […]

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Royal Baby Fever: What to Cook for New Parents

With the arrival of the new Windsor, Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, and the fourth wedding anniversary for Kate and William, my Anglophile blood is pumping at full throttle. If I could figure out a legitimate reason to splurge on a week in London right now, I would do it in a heartbeat. A heartbeat, I tell you. Alas, I’m stuck stateside with my fellow Brits-at-heart […]

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Sunday Strategist: A Week of Healthy Menus–May 4-8

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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Healthy Cinco de Mayo Recipes from Sarah Adler’s Simply Real Health

Seattle-based lifestyle and food blogger Sarah Adler recently released her very first cookbook, The Simply Real Health Cookbook: Easy Food Recipes for a Healthy Life, Made Simple. (She writes a healthy food blog by the same name.) In addition to blogging and eating food (of course), Sarah is nutrition coach for clients and shares her strategies for healthier living. Her recipes really […]

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