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May 2015 Recipe Index

Photo: Jennifer Causey

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

APPETIZERS

Cheesy Masa Pancakes with Pico de Gallo [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN]
Mango Guacamole [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE] 

BEVERAGES

Chelada [QUICK & EASY]
Michelada [QUICK & EASY]
Paloma Frio [QUICK & EASY]
Rosa Mexicana [QUICK & EASY]
Snakebite [QUICK & EASY]

DESSERTS

Marshmallow Popcorn Treats with Dark Chocolate Drizzle [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [GLUTEN FREE]
Soft-Serve Mango-Banana Sorbet [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [FREEZABLE] [MAKE AHEAD] [GLUTEN FREE]
White Chocolate–Tahini Cookies [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [FREEZABLE] [MAKE AHEAD] 

MAIN DISHES

BEEF

All-American Steak Tostada [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE]
Cheeseburger Pizza [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY]
Grilled Flank Steak with Chipotle-Orange Mojo [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE]
Middle Eastern Kofta Kebabs with Lemon-Tahini Sauce [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE]
Seared Steak with Tomato and Blue Cheese Salad [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE]
Swedish Meatballs with Red Currant Pan Sauce [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY]
Thai Beef and Basil Noodles with Shiitake Gravy [QUICK & EASY] 

FISH & SHELLFISH

Baja Fish and Avocado Tostada [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE]
Broiled Salmon with Creamy Lemon-Dill Sauce [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE]
Crunchy Shrimp Tostada [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE]
Curried Shrimp and Melted Cherry Tomatoes [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE]
Fish on a Stick [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE]
Lowcountry Shrimp and Grits [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE]
Maple and Mustard Seared Tuna Steaks [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] 

LAMB

Coriander-Thyme Lamb Chops with Yogurt Sauce [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE]
Rosemary Lamb Chops [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] 

PORK

Caribbean Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Grilled Pineapple Salsa [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] 
Grilled Asparagus with Fried Eggs and Pancetta [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE]
Pork and Asparagus Stir-Fry [QUICK & EASY]
Pork Medallions with Spring Succotash [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [GLUTEN FREE]
Pork Tenderloin Medallions with Blistered Broccoli Rabe [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE]
Sausage, Cannellini, and Tomato Ragout [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [FREEZABLE] [MAKE AHEAD]
Tangy Pork and Mango Tostada [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE]

POULTRY

Apricot-Basil Chicken with Freekeh [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD]
Chicken and Corn Two Ways Tostada [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE]
Crispy Chicken Cutlets with Butter-Chive Pasta [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY]
Pineapple Chicken Kebabs with Cilantro-Lime Slaw [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY]
Quick Chicken and Vegetable Curry with Garlic Naan [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD]
Sesame-Crusted Chicken Fingers [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY]
Superfast Crispy Chicken Thighs [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] 

VEGETARIAN

Eggs Poached in Tomato Sauce with Garlic Cheese Toasts [QUICK & EASY] [VEGETARIAN] [KID FRIENDLY]
Mushroom and Spinach Omelet [QUICK & EASY] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE] [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY]
Smoky Egg and Cheese Tostada [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE] 

MISCELLANEOUS

Tomato-Basil Spaghetti Frittata [QUICK & EASY] 

PASTA

Linguine Carbonara [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY]
Penne with Asparagus, Pistachios, and Mint [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY]
Shrimp Arrabbiata [QUICK & EASY]
Spaghetti with Anchovies, Garlic, and Red Pepper with Lemon-Caper Broccoli [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] 

SALADS

Baby Greens and Artichoke Salad [QUICK & EASY] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE]
Butter Lettuce, Asparagus, and Hazelnut Salad [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE]
Carrot and Cumin Salad [QUICK & EASY] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE]
Grilled Chicken Salad with Strawberries and Feta [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE]
Grilled Shrimp Caesar Salad [QUICK & EASY]
Lamb and Turkey Vidalia Salad [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [GLUTEN FREE]
Romaine Salad with Orange-Tahini Vinaigrette [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE]
Skillet-Charred Vidalia Onion Salad [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE]
Spinach Salad with Avocado and Orange [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE]
Spinach Salad with Bacon, Walnuts, and Blue Cheese [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE]
Spinach Salad with Berries and Goat Cheese [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE]
Spinach Salad with Sugar Snap Peas and Carrot [QUICK & EASY] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE]
Vietnamese-Style Pork Noodle Salad [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE]
Warm Potato and Green Bean Salad [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE] 

SANDWICHES

Avocado-Egg Salad Sandwiches with Pickled Celery [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [VEGETARIAN]
Bloody Mary Burgers [QUICK & EASY]
Fig-Glazed Chicken Panini with Brie [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY]
Peking Turkey Wraps [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY]
Sriracha Shrimp Rolls [QUICK & EASY]
Sweet and Hot Pepper Open-Faced Egg Sandwiches [QUICK & EASY] [VEGETARIAN] 

SAUCES

Warm Bacon Vinaigrette [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] 

SIDES

Esquites (Creamy Corn Salad) [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [GLUTEN FREE]
Green Onion and Orange Couscous [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD]
Rosemary-Parmesan Polenta [QUICK & EASY] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE]
Tahini Roasted Cauliflower [QUICK & EASY] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE] 

SOUPS & STEWS

Green Curry Stew with Potatoes and Cauliflower [QUICK & EASY] [FREEZABLE] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN]
Italian Wedding Soup [QUICK & EASY] [FREEZABLE] [MAKE AHEAD]
Pork, Bean, and Escarole Soup [QUICK & EASY] [FREEZABLE] [MAKE AHEAD] [GLUTEN FREE]
Smoky Farro and Chickpea Soup [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN]
Sweet Pea Soup with Yogurt and Pine Nuts [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [GLUTEN FREE] 

*Read labels carefully; gluten hides in unexpected places.