Cooking Light Ultimate Reader Recipe Contest ―Winning Recipes

See the winning and finalist recipes from our cook-off.

Ultimate Reader Recipe Contest Winners and Finalists―Salads and Sides

See the top recipes from past contests, and learn how to enter yours.

Fresh Mediterranean Salad Recipes
Becky Luigart-Stayner

2009 Category Winner: Fresh Mediterranean Salad

"The key to enjoying food is to slow down, take a sip of wine, linger. As an artist, I think presentation is just as important as taste. I like to take the time to plate things nicely―if the salad looks beautiful, it just tastes better." ―Michele Zanta, Plantation, Fla.

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Cooking with Quinoa: 25 Recipes

High in protein and fiber, quinoa [KEEN-wah] is not only versatile, it also tastes wonderful and has a nice crunch. Find 24 delicious recipes for cooking with this ancient whole grain.

Quinoa with Roasted Garlic, Tomatoes, and Spinach Recipe