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December 2016 Recipe Index

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

APPETIZERS & SNACKS
Foolproof Cheese Fondue [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN]
Glazed Cocktail Meatballs [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD]
Goat Cheese Queso Dip with Vegetable Chips [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD]
Hasseltots with Crème Fraîche and Caviar [GLUTEN FREE] [KID FRIENDLY]
Sesame-Soy Nut and Pretzel Mix [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN]

BEVERAGES
Harissa Bloody Marys [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD]
Peppermint Mocha Latte [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] [VEGETARIAN]
Port of Call Punch [GLUTEN FREE] [VEGETARIAN]
Spiked Hot Chocolate [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN]

BREADS
Baked Marzipan Donuts [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN]
Cinnamon-Orange Pinwheels [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [FREEZABLE] [VEGETARIAN]

DESSERTS
Bourbon-Pecan Tassies [MAKE AHEAD] [FREEZABLE] [VEGETARIAN]
Chocolate Yule Log [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN]
Everything Brittle [GLUTEN FREE] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN]
Fresh Gingerbread Squares [MAKE AHEAD] [FREEZABLE] [VEGETARIAN]
Iced Whole-Wheat Sugar Cookies [KID FRIENDLY] [FREEZABLE] [VEGETARIAN]
Mini Raspberry Cheesecakes [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN]
Pfefferneusse [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [FREEZABLE] [VEGETARIAN]
Red Velvet Beet Cupcakes [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN]

MAIN DISHES

BEEF
Forager's Pie [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [FREEZABLE]
Mongolian Beef and Vegetables [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD]
Perfect Beef Tenderloin [GLUTEN FREE] [KID FRIENDLY]
Smoked Beef Tenderloin [GLUTEN FREE] [KID FRIENDLY]
Steak Diane [QUICK & EASY]

FISH & SHELLFISH
Gift-Wrapped Sesame-Soy Tilapia [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY]
Lobster Nachos [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] [KID FRIENDLY]
Mustard-Glazed Salmon with Horseradish Mashed Potatoes [GLUTEN FREE] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD]
Sea Bass with Citrus Salsa [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] [KID FRIENDLY]

PORK
Spinach, Bacon, and Gruyère Breakfast Strata [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [FREEZABLE]

POULTRY
Breakfast Hot Dish [GLUTEN FREE] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD]
Buttermilk Potato, Chicken, and Cheddar Casserole [GLUTEN FREE] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [FREEZABLE]
Cheesy chicken Cutlets with Ham and Jam [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] [KID FRIENDLY]
Grilled Chicken Breasts with Satay Sauce [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] [KID FRIENDLY]
One-Pot Chicken with Farro [KID FRIENDLY]

VEGETARIAN
Mushroom Bolognese Over Spaghetti Squash [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN]
Rosemary-Citrus Parfaits [GLUTEN FREE] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN]

MISCELLANEOUS
Shortcut Risotto with Brussels Sprouts [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY]

PASTA
Creamy Lemon Orzo with Peas and Shrimp [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY]
Creamy Linguine with Peas, Carrots, and Prosciutto [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY]

SALADS
Arugula and Golden Beet Salad [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] [VEGETARIAN]
Beet Salad with Bacon and Onion [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] [MAKE AHEAD]
Beet Salad with White Beans and Orange [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN]
Blood Orange and Radicchio Salad [GLUTEN FREE] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN]
Buttered Beet and Carrot Sauté [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN]
Cucumber, Carrot, and Orange Salad [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] [KID FRIENDLY] [VEGETARIAN]
Kale and Pomegranate Salad [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] [MAKE AHEAD]
Speedy Beet and Bean Salad with Herb Vinaigrette [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN]

SANDWICHES
Buffalo-Brisket Sliders with Special Sauce [KID FRIENDLY]

SAUCES
Board Dressing [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE]
Classic Horseradish Cream Sauce [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN]
Maple-Onion Jam [GLUTEN FREE] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN]
Sherry-Pear Butter [GLUTEN FREE] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN]
Vegan Gravy [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN]

SIDES
Beet Latkes [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [FREEZABLE] [VEGETARIAN]
Caramelized Baby Carrots [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] [KID FRIENDLY] [VEGETARIAN]
Caramelized Sherry Onions [GLUTEN FREE] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN]
Cheesy Cauliflower Latkes [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [FREEZABLE] [VEGETARIAN]
Creamed Winter Greens [KID FRIENDLY] [VEGETARIAN]
Curried Carrot Latkes [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [FREEZABLE] [VEGETARIAN]
Potato Latkes [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [FREEZABLE] [VEGETARIAN]
Sautéed Haricots Verts with Red Bell Pepper and Lemon [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] [KID FRIENDLY] [VEGETARIAN]
Sesame Soba Noodles [QUICK & EASY] [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD]
Sweet Potato Gratin [GLUTEN FREE] [KID FRIENDLY] [VEGETARIAN]

SOUPS & STEWS
Slow Cooker Beef Daube [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [FREEZABLE]