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September 2015 Recipe Index

Photo: Jennifer Causey

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

APPETIZERS

Coconut, Almond, Goji Bars [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE]
Peanut Butter-Chocolate Bars [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE]
Pistachio-Apple Bars with Chia Seeds [KID FRIENDLY] [FREEZABLE] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN]
Pumpkinseed, Date, and Tahini Bars [KID FRIENDLY] [FREEZABLE] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN]
Sunflower, Strawberry, and Butterscotch Bars [KID FRIENDLY] [FREEZABLE] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] 

Sweet and Sour Pickled Green Beans [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE]

BEVERAGES

Glowing Green Juice [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] 
Maple Old-Fashioned [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] 

BREADS

Ham and Gruyère Belgian Waffles with Sautéed Pears [KID FRIENDLY] [FREEZABLE] [MAKE AHEAD] 
PB&J Stuffed Multigrain Pancakes [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [FREEZABLE] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] 

DESSERTS

Cereal and Milk Bars [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] 
Chocolate-Hazelnut-Banana Finger Sandwiches [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] 
Hasselback Apples [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD]
Maple-Peach Milk Shake [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE]
Snickerdoodle Dip [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [GLUTEN FREE] 
Stone Fruit Eton Mess [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] 

MAIN DISHES

BEEF

Beef Tenderloin Steaks with Chipotle Butter and Bell Pepper Sauté [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE]
Stuffed Savoy Cabbage with Tomato Sauce [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD] [GLUTEN FREE] 
Veggie-Packed Meat Loaf [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD]

FISH & SHELLFISH

Lemon-Browned Butter Cod with Hazelnut Pilaf [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] 

PORK

Pork Chops with Tomato Gravy and Squash [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE]
Sweet and Tangy Glazed Pork Tenderloin with Red Potato Mash [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] 

POULTRY

Chicken Parmesan over Zucchini Noodles [KID FRIENDLY]
Chicken, Potato, and Green Bean Dippers with Honey Mustard [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [GLUTEN FREE] 
Chicken Verde Tacos [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE]
Roasted BBQ Drumsticks with Cowboy Beans [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] 

VEGETARIAN

Brown Rice Bowl with Miso, Poached Egg, and Kale-Radish Slaw [QUICK & EASY] [VEGETARIAN] 
Huevos Rancheros Burritos [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [FREEZABLE] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] 
Make-Ahead Shakshuka [KID FRIENDLY] [FREEZABLE] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE] 
Roasted Asparagus, Mushroom, and Onion Pizza [KID FRIENDLY] [FREEZABLE] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] 
Tofu Curry with Bok Choy and Peanuts [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN]

PASTA

Chicken and Mushroom Stroganoff [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD]
One-Pan Broccoli-Bacon Mac 'n' Cheese [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] 
Shrimp and Broccoli Rotini [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY]
Squash Ribbon Pasta with Herb Cream Sauce [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [VEGETARIAN] 

SALADS

Chicken Niçoise Salad [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [GLUTEN FREE] 
Chicken Salad with Bok Choy, Almonds, and Apricots [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [GLUTEN FREE] 
Cilantro-Kale Salad with Buttermilk Dressing [QUICK & EASY] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE]
Creamy Chicken Salad with Pita Chips [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] 
Greek-Style Chicken Salad [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] 
Spinach and Radicchio Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE]

SANDWICHES

Apple and Cashew Spread Sandwich [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] 
Avocado, Sprout, and Cashew Spread Sandwich [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] 
Griddled Banana, Mango, and Jalapeño Sandwiches [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [VEGETARIAN]
Griddled Chicken and Mango Sandwiches [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY]
Lighter Sloppy Joes [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] 
Sausage, Gravy, and Egg Breakfast Sandwiches [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [FREEZABLE] [MAKE AHEAD] 
Tarragon Chicken Salad Sandwiches [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] 
Turkey and Swiss Pinwheels [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] 
Turkey and Swiss Wrap with Carrot Salad [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD]

SAUCES

Cilantro-Ginger Mojo [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE] 
Homemade Mayonnaise [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE] 
Tomato-Ginger Jam [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE] 
Zucchini and Bell Pepper Relish [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE]

SIDES

Cabbage and Radish Couscous [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] 
Celery and Cashew Couscous [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] 
Cilantro-Cumin Quinoa [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE] 
Greek-Style Couscous [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] 
Honey Mustard Glazed Carrots [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE] 
Orange and Fennel Couscous [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] 
Potato and Carrot Pancakes with Curry Sauce [KID FRIENDLY] [MAKE AHEAD]
Sautéed Almond Green Beans [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE] 
Spicy Garlic Broccolini [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [VEGETARIAN] [GLUTEN FREE] 

SOUPS & STEWS

Gingered Sweet Potato Soup with Marshmallow and Peanut Topper [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [GLUTEN FREE] 
Gingered Sweet Potato Soup with Toasted Coconut and Pumpkinseeds [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [GLUTEN FREE]
Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD]
Shredded Chicken Tortilla Soup [KID FRIENDLY] [QUICK & EASY] [MAKE AHEAD] [GLUTEN FREE]
Sweet and Spicy Carrot Soup [MAKE AHEAD] [GLUTEN FREE]