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April 2015 Recipe Index

Photo: Jennifer Causey

Find all the healthy recipes from Cooking Light's April 2015 issue.

APPETIZERS & SNACKS

Beet Hummus with Blue Cheese and Walnuts [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE*]
Black Bean Hummus with Queso Fresco [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE*]
Carrot Hummus with Cumin and Almonds [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE*] 
Cauliflower Hummus with Green Olives [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE*] 
Easy Hummus [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE*] 
Edamame Hummus with Miso and Sesame [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE*] 
Fresh Artichoke and Kale Dip [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE*] 
Little Lamb Pastries [KID FRIENDLY] [FREEZABLE] [MAKE AHEAD]
Roasted Red Pepper Deviled Eggs [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE*] 
Roasted Tomato Hummus With Pecorino and Thyme [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] 
Split Pea Mini Pancakes With Mushroom Relish [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE*] 
Sweet Pea Crostini with Ricotta [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] 
White Bean Hummus with Anchovies And Parsley [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [GLUTEN FREE*] 

BEVERAGES

Blood Orange Mimosas [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [GLUTEN FREE*]
Season Creep Cocktails [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE*] 
Spring Gin Punch [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [GLUTEN FREE*] 
Vera Kollans Cocktails [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE*] 

BREADS

Orange, Honey, and Thyme Biscuits [KID FRIENDLY] [FREEZABLE] [MAKE AHEAD] 

DESSERTS

Berry Lemonade Bars [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] 
Blood Orange and White Chocolate Cream Cups [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] 
Chocolate-Coconut Macaroons [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] 
Classic Tangy Lemon Bars [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] 
Sea Salt–Caramel Éclairs [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] 
Strawberry-Rhubarb Trifle [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] 
Strawberry Tart with Quinoa-Almond Crust [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [GLUTEN FREE*] 

MAIN DISHES

BEEF

Beef Flatbread Tacos with Cucumber and Yogurt Sauce [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] 
Hoisin Grilled Flank Steak With Noodle Salad [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] 

FISH & SHELLFISH

Orange-Glazed Salmon with Olive Quinoa [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE*] 
Poached Salmon Fillets [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE*] 
Red Snapper with Arugula Salad [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE*] 
Roasted Salmon With Dill, Capers, and Horseradish [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [GLUTEN FREE*] 
Spicy Tomato-Basil Shrimp [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE*] 
Swordfish with Red Pepper Sauce and Potatoes [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE*] 
Twice-Cooked Garlic and Butter Shrimp [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE*] 

PORK

Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Orange-Sesame Asparagus and Rice [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [GLUTEN FREE*]
Pork Chops with Fennel, Orange, and Olive Salad [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE*] 
Roast Pork Tenderloin with Spicy Apricot Jam [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [GLUTEN FREE*] 

POULTRY

Glazed Chicken Thighs [KID FRIENDLY] [GLUTEN FREE*] 
Skillet Chicken and Mozzarella Bake [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] 
Slow Cooker Chicken Mole [KID FRIENDLY] [FREEZABLE] [MAKE AHEAD] [GLUTEN FREE*] 

VEGETARIAN

Risotto Primavera [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE*] 
Soft-Scrambled Eggs with Asparagus [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE*] 
Swiss Chard and Onion Frittata [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE*] 

PASTA

Spring Veggie Pasta [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] 

SALADS

Beet, Farro, and Watercress Salad with Fig Vinaigrette [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] 
Celery and Arugula Salad [QUICK & EASY] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE*] 
Farro Salad with Basil and Corn [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] 
Farro Salad with Green Beans, Radishes, And Feta [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] 
Farro Tabbouleh Salad [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] 
Grilled Chicken Salad with Orange Vinaigrette [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE*] 
Quick Farro Salad [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] 
Soba Noodle Salad with Pork, Snap Peas, and Radishes [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] 
Spring Greens, Pea, and Citrus Salad [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE*] 
Spring Pea and Pasta Salad with Chicken and Asparagus [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD]
Spring Pea Salad with Creamy Curry Dressing [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [GLUTEN FREE*] 

SANDWICHES

Lamb Burgers with Feta-Mint Spread [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] 
Pork Sandwiches with Pickled Slaw [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] 
Umami-Bomb Burgers [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] 

SAUCES

Cucumber and Radish Pico de Gallo [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE*] 
Simple Caesar Dressing [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [GLUTEN FREE*] 

SIDES

Balsamic Kale and Radicchio Sauté [QUICK & EASY] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE*]
Creamed Onion Casserole [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE*]
Grilled Asparagus [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE*] 
Roasted Asparagus and Baby Artichokes [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] 
Sweet and Savory Pan-Seared Brussels Sprouts [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE*] 
Swiss Chard and Shiitake Sauté [QUICK & EASY] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE*] 

SOUPS & STEWS

Fresh Thai Noodle Bowl [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [VEGETARIAN] 
Green Pea and Asparagus Soup with Poached Eggs and Toast [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] 
Slow Cooker French Onion Soup [KID FRIENDLY] [FREEZABLE] [MAKE AHEAD]

*Read labels carefully; gluten hides in unexpected places.