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December 2015 Recipe Index

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

APPETIZERS

Chestnut Hummus [GLUTEN FREE] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] 
Mini Cheese Balls [GLUTEN FREE] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] 
Mini Crab Cakes with Pickled Celery [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] 
Spinach-Artichoke Bites [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] 

BEVERAGES

Apple-Cranberry Holiday Wassail [GLUTEN FREE] [MAKE AHEAD] 
Pear and Pomegranate Bellini [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] 
Ruby Spritzer [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] 
Vanilla-Fig Champagne Sparkler [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] 

BREADS

Cinnamon-Orange Rolls [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [FREEZABLE] [VEGETARIAN] 
Fluffy Buttermilk Pancakes [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY] [VEGETARIAN] 

DESSERTS

Almond Antique Brittle [GLUTEN FREE] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] 
Cherry and Pistachio Rugelach [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [FREEZABLE] 
Chestnut Spice Milk Shakes [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [FREEZABLE] 
Chocolate-Caramel Bark with Quinoa [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] 
Chocolate-Chestnut Cream Bites [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] 
Easy Chocolate-Bourbon Fondue [GLUTEN FREE] [MAKE AHEAD] 
Fudgy Chocolate-Peppermint Cookies [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [FREEZABLE] 
Raspberry-Swirl Mini Bundt Cakes [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [FREEZABLE] 
Stained Glass Window Cookies [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] 

GRAINS

Cauliflower Risotto Cakes [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY] 
Overnight Maple-Raisin Oatmeal [GLUTEN FREE] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] 
Sweet Onion Risotto with Sautéed Kale [GLUTEN FREE] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] 

MAIN DISHES

BEEF

Bistro Steak and Roasted Potatoes [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] 
Hamburger Steaks with Sweet Onion and Mushrooms [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY] 
Herb-Crusted Roast Beef and Yorkshire Pudding with Red Wine Jus
Mini BBQ Meat Loaves with Smashed Blue Cheese Potatoes [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] 
Thai Beef Cabbage Wraps [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY] 

FISH & SHELLFISH

Mussels with White Wine and Leeks [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] 
Seared Scallops with Chestnut Puree [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] 
Shrimp and Asparagus Stir-Fry [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY] 
Slow-Roasted Salmon with Dill Cream [GLUTEN FREE] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] 

PORK

Veggie Fried Rice with Crispy Ham [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] 

POULTRY

Chicken Agrodolce with Creamy Polenta [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] [KID FRIENDLY] 
Chicken Tamales with Ranchero Sauce [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [FREEZABLE] 
Duck à l'Orange [GLUTEN FREE] 
Honey and Sesame-Glazed Chicken Breasts with Green Beans [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] [KID FRIENDLY] 
Spaghetti Squash Lasagna with Spinach [GLUTEN FREE] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] 
Sweet Potato and Sausage Strata [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] 

VEGETARIAN

Butternut Squash and Swiss Chard Tart with Olive Oil Crust [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] 
Spicy Veggie Hash [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] 
Tofu and Edamame Noodle Bowl with Caramelized Coconut Broth [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] [VEGETARIAN] 

PASTA

One-Pan Pasta with Ricotta and Artichokes [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY] 
Pork and Beef Bolognese [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [FREEZABLE] 

SALADS

Anchovy-Parmesan White Bean and Kale Salad [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] 
Bacon-Onion White Bean and Kale Salad [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] 
Cranberry-Goat Cheese White Bean and Kale Salad [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] 
Fennel and Clementine Salad with Chicken, Almonds, and Feta [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] [MAKE AHEAD] 
Fennel and Radicchio Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette [GLUTEN FREE] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] 
Grilled Onion Salad with Lime Vinaigrette [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] [VEGETARIAN] 
Lemon-Herb White Bean and Kale Salad [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] 

SIDES

Creamiest Mashed Potatoes [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] [KID FRIENDLY] 
Garlicky Spinach [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] [KID FRIENDLY] 
Golden Potato Latkes [KID FRIENDLY] [VEGETARIAN] 
Mushroom Carpaccio with Gremolata and Shaved Parmigiano [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] 
Potatoes Dauphinoise [KID FRIENDLY] [VEGETARIAN] 
Roasted Balsamic Radicchio with Pancetta and Walnuts [GLUTEN FREE] [MAKE AHEAD] 
Roasted Broccoli with Garlic and Lemon [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] [KID FRIENDLY] [VEGETARIAN] 
Roasted Cauliflower with Anchovy Sauce [GLUTEN FREE] [MAKE AHEAD] 
Sage-Roasted Carrots and Turnips [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] 
Sesame Cabbage and Mushrooms [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY] [VEGETARIAN] 
Spinach-Feta Mashed Potatoes [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] [KID FRIENDLY] 
Wilted Escarole with Lemon and Garlic [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] 

SOUPS & STEWS

Chestnut Soup [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [FREEZABLE] 
Classic French Onion Soup [KID FRIENDLY] 
Italian Wedding Risotto Soup [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] 
Ribollita with Poached Eggs [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD]