Four Flavorful Oils for Frying Eggs

Typically, you fry eggs in canola or vegetable oil: fats with neutral flavor and a high smoke point, meaning you can cook the egg at medium-high heat and not worry about the oil smoking and giving the egg off flavors. But you can easily add a little pizzazz to a simple fried egg by using flavored cooking oils. These oils […]

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Refreshing Infused Water with Apple, Ginger, and Lemongrass

If you think water is boring, then this is for you! We’ve heard it time and time again: Most Americans are chronically dehydrated without even noticing. Hydration is key for survival—and if you ask me, it’s more important than ever when facing the wrath of summer’s heat. So, you’re probably asking yourself, “How can I beat the season’s rising temps?” […]

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Ingredient 1 Grocery Shopping App

When you are trying to eat healthier and make better decisions in the grocery store, you can find yourself buying the same products week after week. Who has time to read every nutrition label in the grocery store? Without a healthy variety of foods, you can associate eating healthy with boring eating, and it can become hard to stick to. However, […]

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What Is a Slimcado?

Even though we have made food our lives and we fancy ourselves pretty knowledgeable about all things healthy living, Cooking Light Nutrition Editor Sidney Fry and I were stumped when we ran across a “Slimcado” in the local Fresh Market a few weeks ago. We both desperately needed an avocado for our own dinner recipes, but the Hass avocados were […]

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The Perfect Use for Your Summer Peaches: Peach Upside-Down Cake

Beth Lipton, food director at sister brand Health magazine, says peaches are “the quintessential summer fruit, and they represent the season perfectly — they’re sweet and fragrant and luscious, just like summer itself.” So when Short Stack cookbooks wanted her to pick something super seasonal for a summer edition, she knew just wanted she wanted to do. Here, find her summer twist […]

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5 Fantastic Stir-Ins for Our Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars

If you ever had a craving for Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars, our yummy treats will surely hit the spot. Here! Watch!   Don’t stop with this basic recipe though! Here are five fun ways to mix up your new favorite snack. Dried Cranberries: Swap out the mixed berries for the universal wonderfulness of dried cranberries. It’s the next best thing to […]

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Breakfast Salads: Tomato and Avocado Stack

Yes, that’s right—breakfast salads! They’re a thing, and they’re fantastic. If this concept is new to you, just hear me out, please. A salad in the morning is a great way to work in a serving or two of veggies (or whole grains, or fruit—more to come in this series!) right off the bat. They’re light, fresh, and balanced, preventing that all-too-familiar […]

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8 Recipes That Deserve the Perfect Over-Easy Egg

Scrambled, poached, deviled, and hard-boiled eggs are all pretty great, but right now, we’re crushing hard on over-easy eggs. This protein-packed breakfast only takes a few minutes to prepare and can be eaten alone or served over salads, sandwiches, and pastas. If you’re worried about high levels of dietary cholesterol found in eggs, don’t be. Research proves that eggs can be included in a healthy diet. […]

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A Bride’s Guide to Recipes for the Week of Your Wedding

Wedding season is in full swing, and as a recent bride, I know all too well what a hectic schedule you are running, especially the week of the big day! In between final dress fittings, making sure all the groomsmen sent in their tux sizes, and putting the finishing touches on hotel welcome boxes, you still need to continue to eat […]

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5 Tasty Toppings for Our Quinoa Pizza Crust

Have you checked out our guide to making a Quinoa Pizza Crust? No? We’ll wait right here if you haven’t…   Sounds easy and yummy, right? While these simple Caprese-esque toppings are perfect for summer, this is a crust you can employ all year with a variety of toppings. Here’s inspiration for keeping the pizza party going. Simply bake the crust […]

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