Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes for Two

A romantic dinner for two can be as simple as steak, roasted asparagus, a side of whole grains, and a delicious glass of something red and sumptuous. So when it comes to dessert, your options should be just as tempting and delicious. Here’s the problem with desserts, however: Most of them serve eight or more. While that’s great for Thanksgiving […]

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Desserts for Two: Coconut Banana Split

A romantic dinner for two can be as simple as steak, roasted asparagus, a side of whole grains, and a delicious glass of something red and sumptuous. So when it comes to dessert, your options should be just as tempting and delicious. Here’s the problem with desserts, however: Most of them serve eight or more. While that’s great for Thanksgiving […]

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The 12 Best Celebrity Food Portrait Artists on Instagram

Your mom yelled at you for playing with your food, but Instagram says it’s totally acceptable and, in some cases, even beautiful. Step aside, paparazzi! These way-talented artists are creating stunning celebrity portraits with food that take celebrity obsession to the next level. Here are a few eye candy masterpieces that blew us away. 1. @charlottelovely ⚡️#RIPDavidBowie A photo posted by Charlotte […]

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Desserts for Two: Greek Yogurt Raspberry Fool with Cookie Crumble

A romantic dinner for two can be as simple as steak, roasted asparagus, a side of whole grains, and a delicious glass of something red and sumptuous. So when it comes to dessert, your options should be just as tempting and delicious. Here’s the problem with desserts, however: Most of them serve eight or more. While that’s great for Thanksgiving […]

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Desserts for Two: Chocolate Quinoa Covered Strawberries

A romantic dinner for two can be as simple as steak, roasted asparagus, a side of whole grains, and a delicious glass of something red and sumptuous. So when it comes to dessert, your options should be just as tempting and delicious. Here’s the problem with desserts, however: Most of them serve eight or more. While that’s great for Thanksgiving […]

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100-Calorie Italian Soda Floats for Two

A romantic dinner for two can be as simple as steak, roasted asparagus, a side of whole grains, and a delicious glass of something red and sumptuous. So when it comes to dessert, your options should be just as tempting and delicious. Here’s the problem with desserts, however: Most of them serve eight or more. While that’s great for Thanksgiving […]

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The Ultimate Valentine’s Day Breakfast

Valentine’s Day falls on a Sunday this year, which is exciting for those of us (i.e. me) who want to craft a romantic breakfast for that special someone without rising with the roosters. I can slowly sip my coffee and fully wake up while I make him something special. Here are a few great ideas, starting with our fun Inside-Out […]

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What Sides Go Best with Pork Roast?

Pork roast, such as a loin or tenderloin, is more robust than chicken (not quite the other white meat), but it doesn’t fall into the beef or lamb category either. Sides should be less aggressive (not too smoky, spicy, or acidic), and not as heavy on the palate (overly cheesy, creamy, or fatty). A few of our favorite pork roast […]

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Sunday Strategist: A Week of Healthy Menus—February 1-5

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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What’s in Your Bag, Nigella Lawson?

You’ve likely seen this saucy chef on one of her cooking shows or in the pages of her nine cookbooks. Her latest, Simply Nigella: Feel Good Food,  shares lighter recipes, such as her Wild Alaskan Salmon, Avocado, Watercress, and Pumpkin Seed Salad. “It’s quick and makes me feel fabulously calm. Plus it’s lusciously good!” she says. When she’s out of the […]

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