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December 2014 Recipe Index

Find all the healthy recipes from Cooking Light's December 2014 issue.

APPETIZERS & SNACKS
Black-Eyed Pea, Bacon, and Pickled Okra Bruschetta [QUICK & EASY]
Chicken Phyllo Turnovers [KID FRIENDLY] [FREEZABLE] [MAKE AHEAD]
Chocolate-Tangerine Bruschetta [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [VEGETARIAN]
Cracker-Thin Pizza with Super-Garlicky Tomato Sauce [KID FRIENDLY] [VEGETARIAN] 
Endive Boats with Pears, Blue Cheese, and Walnuts [QUICK & EASY] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE*] 
Gingery Shrimp Salad Bites [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [GLUTEN FREE*] 
Lemony Herbed Ricotta and Roasted Tomato Bruschetta [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [VEGETARIAN] 
Marinated Feta Skewers [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE*] 
Mini Crab Cakes [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] 
Pear, Brie, and Balsamic Bruschetta [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY]
Pesto Pastries [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN]
Smoked Trout and Dill Cream Bruschetta [QUICK & EASY] 

BEVERAGES
Spiced Mulled Wine [MAKE AHEAD] [GLUTEN FREE*]

BREADS
Garlic-Parmesan Toasts [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [VEGETARIAN] 
Linzer Muffins [KID FRIENDLY] [FREEZABLE] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN]
Whole-Grain Breakfast Bars [KID FRIENDLY] [FREEZABLE] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] 

DESSERTS
Chewy Molasses Cookies [KID FRIENDLY] [FREEZABLE] [MAKE AHEAD] 
Chocolate-Zucchini Loaf Cake [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] 
Lemon Cheesecake Bars with Gingersnap Crust [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] 
New Classic Red Velvet Cake [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] 
Pomegranate-Orange Tart with Pistachio Shortbread Crust [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] 
Semolina Almond Orange Cake [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] 

GRAINS
Farro with Honey-Garlic Roasted Tomatoes [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] 
Mushroom and Roasted Butternut Squash Risotto [KID FRIENDLY] [GLUTEN FREE*] 

MAIN DISHES

BEEF
Steak and Tomatoes with Herb-Roasted Potatoes [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [GLUTEN FREE*] 

FISH & SHELLFISH
Flounder in Ginger-Sesame Broth with Edamame and Bok Choy [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE*]  
Mustard-Glazed Salmon Fillets with Roasted Cauliflower [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE*] 
Smashed Bacony Potatoes with Kale and Roasted Salmon [KID FRIENDLY] [GLUTEN FREE*] 

LAMB
Leg of Lamb with Olive-Wine Sauce [GLUTEN FREE*]

PORK
Chili-Orange Glazed Pork Tenderloin [KID FRIENDLY]
Sausage and Kale Sauté with Polenta [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY]
Spinach, Egg, and Prosciutto Flatbreads [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY]

POULTRY
Braised Chicken Thighs with Chicken Skin Gremolata [KID FRIENDLY] [GLUTEN FREE*] 
Chicken with Citrus Sauce and Lime-Cilantro Quinoa [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [GLUTEN FREE*] 

VEGETARIAN
Spinach and Feta Quiche with Quinoa Crust [KID FRIENDLY] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE*] 

PASTA
Beefy Bolognese over Penne Pasta [KID FRIENDLY] [FREEZABLE] [MAKE AHEAD] 
Risotto-Style Pasta with Caramelized Onions [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] 
Two-Cheese Penne with Chicken and Spinach [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] 

SALADS
Beet Ribbon Salad with Lemon and Pickled Shallots [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE*] 
Radish and Carrot Slaw [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [GLUTEN FREE*] 

SANDWICHES
Ginger-Soy Pork Loin Sandwiches [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] 
Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Sriracha BBQ Sauce [MAKE AHEAD]
Roast Beef, Broccoli Rabe, and Provolone Sandwiches [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] 

SAUCES
Lighter Chocolate Ganache [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE*] 

SIDES
Balsamic Broccoli Rabe [QUICK & EASY] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE*] 
Buttery Lentils with Shallots [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [GLUTEN FREE*] 
Coriander Carrots [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [GLUTEN FREE*] 
Fluffy Mashed Potatoes [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE*] 
Harissa-Roasted Carrots [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE*] 
Pan-Seared Mojo Potatoes [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE*] 
Pan-Seared Potatoes with Blue Cheese and Walnuts [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE*] 
Pan-Seared Potatoes with Quick Pickled Red Onions [QUICK & EASY] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE*] 
Pan-Seared Potatoes with Spinach and Garlic [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE*] 
Roasted Cauliflower with Dijon Vinaigrette [VEGETARIAN] 
Sesame Steamed Eggplant [MAKE AHEAD] 

SOUPS & STEWS
Beef Marsala Stew [MAKE AHEAD] 
Cabbage Soup with Andouille Sausage [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE*] 
Carrot Soup with Parmesan Crisps [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [GLUTEN FREE*] 
Chili con Carne [FREEZABLE] [MAKE AHEAD] 
Creamy Celery Root and Sweet Onion Soup [MAKE AHEAD] 
Creamy Garlic Soup [MAKE AHEAD]
Golden Beet Soup with Toasted Grains [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE*] 
Hearty Chicken Soup [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] 
Swiss Chard and White Bean Soup with Poached Eggs [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE*] 
Winter Squash Stew with Cilantro-Avocado Salsa [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE*] 

*Read labels carefully; gluten hides in unexpected places.