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When focusing on your diet and meal planning, it's convenient to have go-to weeknight recipes that are both healthy and family-friendly. Throw in dishes that can contribute to your weight loss goals and you've got some real winners, just like these favorites from the Cooking Light Diet. Members weighed in on their most-loved weeknight dishes from our weekly meal planner, from convenient slow cooker meals to indulgent-tasting delights, to share some tried-and-true recipes. If you're interested in more healthy food ideas and a meal plan tailored to your personal needs, join the Cooking Light Diet today. 

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Slow Cooker Thai Beef Curry

"I love the intense flavors in the Black Pepper-Curry Chicken Sauté and Slow Cooker Thai Beef Curry. Both taste like restaurant quality meals, and it's amazing to me that a home cook can easily cook up that kind of flavor!" - Cynthia Moran

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Shrimp Paella

"The Shrimp Paella has a terrific flavor, and is super simple to make. It's always very satisfying." - Jay Shaw

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Cheeseburger Pizza

"I picked Cheeseburger Pizza and Loaded Potato Soup because besides being delicious, they're both fun and easy to make. Pizza and loaded baked potatoes are normally guilty pleasures but the Cooking Light Diet recipes provide something we can eat whenever want—and lose weight!" - Darci Rogojin

Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala

"Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala is a great dump in the crockpot meal that doesn’t taste like it’s a crockpot meal, and it’s great when I have a lot of people coming over for dinner." - Elena Harris

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Bucatini Puttanesca

"The Bucatini Puttanesca is my favorite. The Glazed Chicken and Szechuan Noodles is a close second. Those noodles are amazing!" - Christy Lindberg-Price