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April 2016 Recipe Index

Find all the healthy recipes from Cooking Light's April 2016 issue.

APPETIZERS

Beets, Snow Peas, and New Potatoes with Garlic-Parsley Skordalia [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN]
Charred Broccolini with Chiles [KID FRIENDLY] [VEGETARIAN]
Israeli-Style Hummus [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN]
Pork and Chive Dumplings with Red Chile Oil [MAKE AHEAD] [FREEZABLE]
Roasted Beets with Dill [VEGETARIAN]
Sautéed Mushrooms with Garlic [KID FRIENDLY] [VEGETARIAN]
Shrimp and Snap Pea Shumai [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [FREEZABLE]
Spinach, Herb, and Cheese Phyllo Rolls [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [FREEZABLE] [VEGETARIAN]
"Spring Roll" Pot Stickers [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [FREEZABLE]
Sweet and Sour Vegetable Escabèche [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN]
Yogurt-Cheese Tarts with Mint [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN]

BEVERAGES

Carrot Cake Gelly Shots [MAKE AHEAD] 
Rum-Spiked Horchata [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN]

BREADS

Chocolate Buckwheat Waffles with Juicy Berries [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [FREEZABLE] [VEGETARIAN]
Herbed Goat Cheese Garlic Toasts [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY] [VEGETARIAN]
Roasted Red Pepper Corn Bread [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [FREEZABLE] [VEGETARIAN] 
Whole-Wheat Empanada Dough [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN]

DESSERTS

Crunchy-Chewy Salted Chocolate Chunk Cookies [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [FREEZABLE] [VEGETARIAN]

MAIN DISHES

BEEF

Grilled Steak with Pineapple Rice [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY] 
Ropa Vieja Empanadas [MAKE AHEAD] [KID FRIENDLY]

FISH & SHELLFISH

Pan-Seared Tilapia with Sweet Pea Puree [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY]
Simple Flaky Crab Cakes [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY]
Steel-Cut Oats Jambalaya [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD]

LAMB

Grilled Lamb Kufta Kebabs [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY]

PORK

Broccoli-Bacon Skillet Pizza [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY]
Mu Shu Pork Wraps [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY]
Orange-Teriyaki Pork Tenderloin [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY]

POULTRY

King Ranch Chicken and Quinoa Casserole [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD]
Poached Chicken Thighs with Ginger-Coconut Quinoa [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD]
Roasted Red Pepper and Spinach Chicken Sausage Patties [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [FREEZABLE]
Slow Cooker Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD]

VEGETARIAN

Santorini Split Pea Spread with Caper Relish [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN]
Whole-Grain Veggie Burrito Bowl [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY] [VEGETARIAN]
Zucchini Empanadas [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN]

PASTA

Cauliflower Alfredo [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY]
Kritharoto (Orzo Pasta) with Peas, Lemon, and Feta [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD]
Spaghetti with Spinach-Avocado Sauce [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY] [VEGETARIAN]

SALADS

The Cheeseburger Salad [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY]
Chopped Israeli Salad [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN]
Kale and Beet Salad with Salmon [QUICK & EASY]
Orange, Red Onion, and Cilantro Salad [QUICK & EASY] [VEGETARIAN]
Pea Shoot Salad [QUICK & EASY] [VEGETARIAN]
Quinoa Salad with Pistachios and Currants [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN]
Spinach and Arugula Salad with Creamy Parmesan Dressing [QUICK & EASY] [VEGETARIAN]
Spring Beet and Pea Salad [VEGETARIAN]
Spring Salad with Buttermilk-Herb Dressing [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY] [VEGETARIAN]
Spring Vegetable and Quinoa Salad with Bacon [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY]

SANDWICHES

Waffle Iron Turkey Melt Panini [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY]

SAUCES

Chipotle-Yogurt Dressing [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN]
Dumpling Dipping Sauce [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN]
Roasted Red Pepper Hot Sauce [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN]
Roasted Red Pepper Pesto [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN]

SIDES

Asparagus with Bacon and Shallots [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY]
Asparagus with Garlic and Balsamic Reduction [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY] [VEGETARIAN]
Asparagus with Lemon-Parmesan Breadcrumbs [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY] [VEGETARIAN]
Asparagus with Sesame and Citrus Vinaigrette [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY] [VEGETARIAN]
Braised Artichokes, Favas, and Carrots in Creamy Lemon Sauce with Fennel [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN]
Browned Butter Green Beans [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY] [VEGETARIAN]
Charred Eggplant with Chermoula [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN]
Crunchy Zucchini Chips [KID FRIENDLY] [VEGETARIAN]
Sesame-Garlic Broccolini [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY] [VEGETARIAN]
Za'atar-Roasted Carrots with Labne [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY] [VEGETARIAN]

SOUPS & STEWS

Chicken-Watercress Wonton Soup [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD]
Matzo Ball Soup [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD]
Roasted Red Pepper and Ricotta Soup [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD]
Spring Vegetable Soup [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD]
Strawberry Gazpacho [GLUTEN FREE] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN]