Online Features - April 2011

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Elegant Spring Recipes and Menus

Best Spring Menus

Enjoy the best menus of the season―al fresco entertaining, easy picnics, and family meals.


Spring Vegetables and Fruits: Peas

Spring Clean Your Diet

Fresh fruits and vegetables abound during the spring, so make room for these nutritional powerhouses.


Whole Grains

All About Whole Grains

Dietary guidelines say you need at least 3 servings of whole grains each day. But if you don’t know barley from bulgur, here’s a guide to versatile grains, from amaranth to wheat berries.


Chicken Fingers Recipes

Lighter Chicken Strips

Leaving the deep fryer in the ditch, we create a crunchy new version of a fast-food staple that adults (and kids) will love.


Grass-fed Ground Beef

Cow-Pooling Made Easy

Cow-Pooling 101—from sourcing and ordering to storing and defrosting—here are the basics if you’re thinking about starting a cow-pool.


The Twelve

Reader Letter: Sweet Therapy

Can you help save a marathoner from her out-of-control sweet tooth? Check out the advice from other readers and add in your two-cents on our blog, The Twelve.


Chicken Breasts with Tomatoes and Olives Recipes

100 Easy Chicken Recipes

Whether it’s grilled, sautéed, or roasted, here's your guide to the ultimate weeknight wonder: Chicken!


Simmer and Boil


Check out our blog for more tips, tricks, and thoughts from the Cooking Light staff.


Healthy Dinner Recipe: Spanish Spaghetti with Olives

Dinner Tonight

One of these simple dinner menus can be on your table in well under an hour.


Chicago Deep Dish Pizza Recipe

Eat Smart Videos

Now Showing! Recipe makeovers, cooking tips, and advice on real-life nutrition.


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