June 2011

Cooking Light magazine contents for June 2011
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Our Best Summer Recipes

Discover your summer cooking and entertaining destination, complete with cooling drinks, fun appetizers, company-worthy main dishes, and fresh desserts.


Get Stronger!

In month 6 of our 12 Healthy Habits challenge, the focus turns to building muscle.


June 2011 Recipe Index

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

How to Make Soufflés

Every cook likes to show off sometimes, and few dishes are as dazzling as the soufflé. more

How to Read Salt Labels

Labels that highlight lower sodium mean very specific, very different things.


What's Your Recommended Sodium Intake?

Now that carb counting and fat phobia are over, cutting back on salt is the #1 nutrition priority. We show you how. more

How to Cut Sodium

All it takes is a little sodium savvy. more

Throw a Taco Party

A simple plan for some grown-up fun: 2 tacos, 2 toppings, and a fab margarita = one great party. more

Fresher, Lighter Fish Sticks

It was time to reclaim the pleasures of this frozen finger-food delight. more

In Season: Apricots

Get the dish on this season's showstopper. more

Get Stronger Challenge

June's Goal: Add strength training to your fitness regimen at least two times per week. more

Staff Profile: The Country Midwife

“I live far away from any gym. It’s a distance problem.” - Jennifer Drawbridge more

Staff Profile: The No-Time-Whatsoever Working Mom

“I’m embarrassed to say that what I do for exercise is basically nothing.” - Debra Richman more

Reader Profile: The Cardio-Happy Traveler

“There are plenty of machines available, even when I travel. But I don’t do such a good job of using them.” - Jeff Vincent more

Dinner Tonight

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


103 Money-Saving Recipes

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


Best of 2011

See the stand-out recipes that became staff favorites from each issue in 2011. more