Mallory Brasseale
Mallory Brasseale is the Associate Editor for CookingLight.com and she tends to bring her work home to her kitchen daily. Coming from an athletic family, healthy eating and fitness have always been top priorities for her. She enjoys dairy-free baking, grilling out with her husband, and spending way too much time perusing grocery store aisles.

Recent Posts By Mallory Brasseale

3 Tips for Eating Clean While Eating Out

When you’re following a clean eating diet, eating out at restaurants can be challenging, to say the least. Whether you’re traveling or meeting friends for dinner, here are three tips for eating cleaner while dining out. 1. Study the menu ahead of time. Before I step foot in the door of a restaurant, I always try to check out the menu online […]

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Is It Clean?: Sugar

When you’re following a clean eating diet, you’re aiming to eat foods that are as close to their natural state as possible—meaning little to no processing. Naturally (pun intended), as your plate gets cleaner, you’re bound to start cutting out added sugars from your diet, which is always a good thing. But, there’s nothing wrong with adding a little sweetness to […]

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Sunday Strategist: A Week of Healthy Menus — June 29-July 3

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 like having […]

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Sunday Strategist: A Week of Healthy Menus — May 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 you’ve prepared it for. If you […]

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We Tried It: Seattle Chocolates Spring Trio

How adorable are these spring chocolate bars from Seattle Chocolates? I was excited (and a little sad) to rip open the beautiful wrappers to see if the chocolate inside was just as delightful as the packaging. I’m happy to say it was. We tried the spring trio, Spring Surprise, Fluffy Toffee, and Fresh Mint, and each flavor received glowing reviews from CL […]

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Five on Friday: #GimmeFive Challenge

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. In honor of the 5th anniversary of Let’s Move!, First Lady Michelle Obama is challenging everyone to #GimmeFive and set five goals for leading a healthier life. Always up for a challenge, […]

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Sunday Strategist: A Week of Healthy Menus—September 29-October 3

We’ve been saying it for weeks, but it’s official now: Fall is here (finally). To celebrate, this week’s menu features comfort-food favorites from our October issue—cheesy pizza, creamy potato soup, hearty pork chops, and more. Look for the issue on newsstands now or download the digital edition on your tablet.

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Five on Friday: 5 Favorites from our New April Issue

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. In honor of our new April issue (now available on newsstands, iPhone, and tablets!), here are my five favorite recipes to look out for when you flip (or swipe) through your […]

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February’s Most Popular Recipes on Pinterest

February is always a bit of a challenge for me on the food front. One day I’m craving a warm, comforting stew; the next I want fresh spring strawberries and asparagus. It looks like our Pinterest followers are encountering the same challenge. Sprinkle in a few popular chocolate pins (for Valentine’s Day, of course), and February was an interesting month […]

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Meet the Bake a Second Batch Photo Contest Winners

This past December, we challenged you to Bake a Second Batch for friends, charities, or someone who could use a lift. We were awed and humbled by the response we received and how many of you paid it forward. Each story was truly inspiring. Congratulations to our winner, Ashley of Mobile, Alabama who inspired us by baking for a local […]

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