Kimberly Holland

Recent Posts By Kimberly Holland

The Most Valuable Kitchen Wisdom Mom Ever Gave Us

As we countdown to Mother’s Day, I asked our editors and staff to reflect on the best kitchen wisdom they ever received from their moms. The stories are quiet touching and often hilarious. I gathered a few of the best here. In the comments, tell us the most valuable kitchen wisdom your mom ever shared with you. “If you eat your cake […]

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide: 20 Gifts for Moms Who Love to Eat and Cook

You’re only a few short days away from one of the most important holidays of the year—the one where you celebrate the woman who brought you into this world. If you’re short on ideas or need some delicious gifting inspiration, we’ve collected 20 Mother’s Day gift ideas for moms who love to eat and cook (and entertain and organize and […]

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Sunday Strategist: A Week of Healthy Menus — April 25-29

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 about an hour so that you have more time to enjoy the food you’ve prepared and the company of those you’ve prepared it for. Our May 2016 issue hit stands […]

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Healthy Homemade Doughnut Recipes—Yes, They Exist

Keep your Krispy Kreme and your Dunkin Donuts. Give me old-school old-fashioned doughnuts that are lovingly kneaded and shaped or rolled and cut. If I’m going to splurge on a doughnut, the flavor, the crispy crunch of the crust, and the pillowy softness of the dough had better make every single calorie worth it. If the rise of mom-and-pop doughnut shops […]

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One Green Thing Series: How I’ve Stopped Using Disposable Plastic Zip-Top Bags

Cooking Light editors are counting down to Earth Day with simple and effective ways they’ve eliminated waste and cut back on resource usage. In this series, each editor will talk about One Green Thing they’ve done in their own home, office, or general life to hopefully make our planet just a little bit healthier. I had just unpacked a whole-wheat […]

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17 Processed Foods Nutritionists Eat

We’ve been told for quite some time that the only food worth buying is the food in the perimeter of the store. That’s because in most grocery stores, that’s where the fresh produce, meats, dairy, and freshly-baked foods reside. (I should point out that in my local Publix, the beer is also on the perimeter of the store, but I […]

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Sunday Strategist: A Week of 20-Minute Dinners—April 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 about an hour 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 like having a healthy meal […]

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Editor’s Pick: 40% Off Health + Fitness Journals from May Designs

In the world of healthier living, I believe there are three main types of people: First, we have those who have a general plan, approach it everyday in a “best effort” kind of mode, and are usually greatly successful. The second type is, well, intense. They plan and schedule and track and monitor. They watch every calorie as closely as they count every step. They […]

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Editor’s Pick: Gold-Stamped Me & You Pencils

In a world where Kim and Kanye, Bey and Jay, Gwen and Blake sit atop the #relationshipgoals mountain, my vote for the ultimate power couple goes to Mac & Cheese. Or maybe Milk & Cookies. No, it definitely goes to Peanut Butter & Jelly. Smooth peanut butter, that is. No one has time for the crunchy stuff. These natural wood pencils from […]

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What We’re Sipping This Spring

As the seasons change so do our beverage cravings. While we were cozying up with spicy reds and ports just a few weeks ago, we’re ready to shed those notes of chocolate and tobacco for uplifting hits of strawberry, lemon, and basil. It’s spring, so we’re cleaning out our fridges and liquor cabinets and restocking them with what we’ll be […]

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