May 2011

Cooking Light magazine contents for May 2011
Cooking Light May 2011 Cover

Eat Breakfast Daily

Find ways to kick-start the day with new, creative breakfast ideas for the fifth Healthy Habits goal.


Here's the Real Reason Why You Should Celebrate Cinco de Mayo This Year

Before you indulge in tacos, tamales, and plenty of cerveza, take a moment to appreciate the true meaning of Cinco de Mayo.


May 2011 Recipe Index

Find all the healthy recipes from Cooking Light's May 2011 issue. more

Portland's Food Rules

Ten lessons America can learn about what it takes for a midsize city to become one of the most exciting food towns in the country. more

Reader Profile: The Saving-My-Calories-for-Later Mom

"I make my kids anything in the morning, because ironically, I know how important it is to eat breakfast." - Dana Bacardi more

Staff Profile: The On-the-Go Eater

If I feel good, I buy the healthy breakfast; if I feel bad, I get the one that makes me sluggish.” - Samantha Acari more

Reader Profile: The Empty Stomach Warrior

“The big meal in my house was dinner, and that’s how my body was conditioned.” - June Ferestien more

Take the Breakfast Challenge

May's Goal: Have a healthy meal every morning more

Dinner Tonight

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


Lighter Chicken Salad

Creamy, crunchy, and fresh, our version of this classic has less than half the calories and salt. more

103 Money-Saving Recipes

You'll feel good about feeding your family these creatively delectable recipes.