July 2012 Recipe Index

Find all the healthy recipes from Cooking Light's July 2012 issue.

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  • Peach Lemonade

    Guide to Summer Cooking

    Find hundreds of recipes to get you cooking this summer. We've got it all covered: grilling, picnic-ready, farmers' market finds, make-ahead, and frosty-cold treats (of the ice-cream and cocktail varieties).

  • Cheddar Cheeseburgers with Caramelized Shallots

    Healthy Burgers

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  • Pinto, Black, and Red Bean Salad with Grilled Corn and Avocado Recipe

    Great Summer Salads

    These salads require minimal cooking and are the perfect way to enjoy fresh summer produce.

  • Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches Recipe

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Bourbon Candied Cherries [Make Ahead]


Cherry-Peach Sangria


Bing Cherry Sorbet with Prosecco
Double-Cherry Upside-Down Cake [Kid Friendly] [Make Ahead]
Easy Peach Crisp [Kid Friendly] [Quick and Easy]
Fresh Cherry Galette [Kid Friendly]



Beef Kefta Patties with Cucumber Salad [Quick and Easy]
Vampire Steak

Fish and Shellfish

Cedar Plank-Grilled Salmon with Mango Kiwi Salsa [Quick and Easy]
Shrimp and Fennel Kebabs with Italian Salsa Verde [Quick and Easy]
Snapper with Zucchini and Tomato [Quick and Easy]
Tuna Tartare Sliders with Wasabi Mayo


Grilled Ham and Pineapple Pizza [Kid Friendly] [Quick and Easy]
Pork and Tomato Skillet Sauté [Quick and Easy]
Pork Tenderloin Salad and Grilled Nectarines [Quick and Easy]
Roast Pork Tenderloin with Thyme-Scented Plums [Quick and Easy]
Slow-Cooked BBQ Fennel, Onion, and Pork Sandwiches [Kid Friendly] [Quick and Easy]
Vietnamese Pork Tenderloin


Glazed Chicken and Szechuan Noodle Salad [Quick and Easy]
Grilled Chicken Thighs with Ancho-Tequila Glaze
Sausage and Black-Eyed Pea Hash [Quick and Easy]


Beet and Brown Rice Sliders [Vegetarian]
Grilled Eggplant and Tofu Steaks with Sticky Hoisin Glaze
Summer Squash and Ricotta Galette [Vegetarian]
Summer Veggie Rice Bowl [Kid Friendly] [Make Ahead]


Grilled Corn, Poblano, and Black Bean Salad [Vegetarian]
Melon Salad with Prosciutto [Quick and Easy]
Pork Tenderloin Salad and Grilled Nectarines [Quick and Easy]
Salad with Cherries, Goat Cheese, and Pistachios [Quick and Easy] [Vegetarian]
Spicy Basil-Beef Salad [Quick and Easy]


Balsamic Ketchup [Make Ahead] [Vegetarian]


Bacon and Cheddar Sliders [Kid Friendly] [Quick and Easy]
Butcher's Cut Sliders
Italian Meatball Sliders [Kid Friendly] [Quick and Easy]
Melty Monsieur [Kid Friendly] [Quick and Easy]
Open-Faced Pimiento Cheese BLTs [Kid Friendly] [Quick and Easy]
Parmesan Buffalo Burgers with Balsamic Ketchup [Kid Friendly]
Shrimp Po'boys
Slow-Cooked BBQ Fennel, Onion, and Pork Sandwiches [Kid Friendly] [Quick and Easy]
Southwest Crispy Chicken Sliders [Quick and Easy]
Tuna Tartare Sliders with Wasabi Mayo


Couscous Pilaf [Quick and Easy] [Vegetarian]
Garlic and Herb Oven Fries [Kid Friendly] [Vegetarian]
Goat Cheese Toasts [Kid Friendly] [Quick and Easy] [Vegetarian]
Parsley Orzo [Kid Friendly] [Quick and Easy] [Vegetarian]
Sesame Broccoli [Kid Friendly] [Quick and Easy] [Vegetarian]
Sweet Potato Fries [Kid Friendly] [Quick and Easy] [Vegetarian]
Wild Rice and Carrots [Kid Friendly] [Quick and Easy] [Vegetarian]
Wild Rice with Bell Pepper and Fennel [Quick and Easy] [Vegetarian]
Wild Rice with Cucumber and Feta [Quick and Easy] [Vegetarian]
Wild Rice with Tomatoes and Pine Nuts [Quick and Easy] [Vegetarian]


Moroccan Red Gazpacho [Make Ahead] [Vegetarian]
"Royal Blueberry" Gazpacho with Lemon and Mint [Kid Friendly] [Make Ahead] [Vegetarian]

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