July 2012

Cooking Light magazine contents for July 2012

July 2012 Recipe Index

Find all the healthy recipes from Cooking Light's July 2012 issue. more

Easy Quinoa Combos

Fear not this grain: Quinoa is fast-cooking and makes tasty salads. You can cook on Sunday, chill, eat over the next few days, and tote to work. more

Easy Slider Recipes

Little burgers, big flavors! See how we tackled the slider craze.


Delicious Destinations

Out on the road to find inspiring, less-well-known nabes devoted to the fresh, the local, the sustainable—and the drinkable. Produced by Cindy Hatcher


Radically Simple: Gazpacho

Blended, chilled soups packed with veggies or fruit make a delicious first course, a zingy entrée, and even a refreshing dessert. more

52 Cherry Recipes That Will Dazzle Your Taste Buds

Tangy-sweet cherries make an easy and healthy snack, but there's so much more to these summertime stone fruits. Whether baked into pies and cobblers, piled over a fresh salad, or cooked down into a sauce, cherries lend themselves to a myriad of uses. These recipes are jam-packed with delicious ideas for pies, cobblers, salads, tarts, sorbet, and so much more.


Cherry Varieties

Bright Red Sour Cherries, peachy-hued Rainier Cherries, or deep purple Dark Hudson Cherries—soon you'll be identifing cherry varieties with ease. more

Taste Test: Chocolate Ice Cream

Chocolate ice creams that really scoop the competition more

Lighter Po'boys

We keep the bon temps rolling with crispy shrimp, spicy slaw, and 1,400 fewer calories. more

Top 7 American Cookbooks

Find our top 7 picks for the best American cookbooks of the past 25 years. more

How to Grill Shrimp Kebabs

Tips and tricks on how to prepare shrimp on a grill.


Dinner Tonight

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


Healthy Habits Hero: Joanne Weir

"I am not shy with the olive oil." more

Healthy Habits Graduate: Julianne Saratsis

Julianne Saratsis, Spanish instructor from Tacoma, Washington, shares her tips for eating more healthy fats. more

A Kid in the Kitchen: Grilled Ham and Pineapple Pizza

This month, our kid in the kitchen gets rave reviews on pineapple-ham pizza. more

The Power in Potassium

This stealth nutrient may serve as an "antidote" to sodium. Getting more is easy—if you know where to find it. Sidney Fry, MS, RD more

Cooking Light Nutrition Guideline

Put the nutrition analysis numbers that accompany each recipe to work for you.