Food and Drink

Rhubarb-Lime Rickey Mocktail

Give the Lime Rickey a spring makeover by adding homemade rhubarb syrup to the classic nonalcoholic refresher. This seasonal mocktail will make a big splash at your Easter brunch and can be enjoyed by the whole family. If you can’t find fresh rhubarb, you can use frozen, found in the frozen fruit section of your grocery store. Rhubarb-Lime Rickey 3          […]

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Gluten-Free Taste Test: Why We Love Cup4Cup Flours and Mixes

Whether you’re gluten sensitive or you’re just serving someone who is, these tasty gluten-free options from Cup4Cup will satisfy the entire crowd at your Easter feast. The great thing about both the Cup4Cup wholesome flour and multi-purpose flour is that you treat each blend exactly as you would treat either whole-wheat flour or all-purpose flour in any recipe. What could be easier than that? […]

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A Salute to Peas

We’re celebrating spring and the glorious warmer weather with a salute to our favorite produce the season brings, including peas. With a vibrant green hue and a slight sweetness, peas are a delightful addition to any spring dish. Toss in pasta or create a creamy spread—any way you prepare them they’ll be sure to shine this time of year. Sweet […]

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A Salute to Strawberries

There is nothing like walking over to the produce section of a grocery store to encounter the scent of perfectly ripe strawberries. It’s the smell of straw hats and summer heat. The perfume of beach ball silliness and pool-side relaxation. It’s the essence of community gatherings on picnic tables, grassy hillsides, and blankets strewn across your backyard. It’s strawberry season. […]

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Toasts with the Most: Toast with Greek Yogurt and Citrus

As of late, bread has become the common denominator in trending “bad-for-you” food. When did we decide that we need to wage war against gluten? To battle to defeat carbs? In my opinion, there is no need for such negative feelings about the humble loaf; it doesn’t deserve such treatment! Yes, moderation is key when it comes to the carb argument, […]

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Weekend Brunch Inspiration: Baked Eggs-in-a-Tomato Cup

Low-calorie, beautiful in presentation, and bursting with flavor, these baked eggs-in-a-tomato cup make an easy and delicious dish to serve at brunch on the weekends. While they’re baking in the oven, you can prepare a batch of mimosas, whip up a side of strawberries and cream, and set the table before they’re done. When the eggs are set and ready […]

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Kids in the Kitchen: Sweet-Tart Orange Salad

Dress juicy citrus with honeyed vinaigrette for a bright salad the whole family will love. CITRUS SALAD WITH BALSAMIC HONEY AND PISTACHIOS Hands-on: 17 min. Total: 17 min. Blood oranges are a little bit tart; navels are sweeter—try a mix of the two for a colorful, tasty combo. ¼ cup pistachios* ¼ cup olive oil 1½ tablespoons white balsamic vinegar 1 […]

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4 Ways to Use Leftover Miso Paste

With its savory depth, miso paste is a staple flavoring agent in the Cooking Light Kitchen. White (sometimes called yellow) miso, the mildest variety, can be incorporated into a wide array of everyday dishes to impart a rich, slightly sweet essence. 1) MISO AIOLI DIP Combine 2 tablespoons white miso paste, 1 teaspoon lemon juice, ½ teaspoon lower-sodium soy sauce, […]

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How to Eat Seasonally in Between Seasons

March, like September, is what I consider a transition month–a collection of weeks that lead us away from one season and tease us with glimmers of the next. Transition months are so exciting, but can be brutally frustrating. It’s a near constant scenario of looking into a closet containing [seemingly] nothing to wear, because it’s chilly in the morning and […]

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A New Way to Enjoy Eggs: Egg-in-a-Cloud

If you love your eggs over easy, then you will love these light and fluffy baked egg whites topped with an oozy egg yolk. This recipe bakes up in less than 10 minutes and creates a delightful yet simple twist for the ever-so-popular egg-in-a-basket. The recipe title Egg-in-a-Cloud rings true—the texture of the baked egg whites mixed with Parmesan cheese creates […]

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