March 2012

Cooking Light magazine contents for March 2012

March 2012 Recipe Index

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

A Kid in the Kitchen: Fish Tacos

This month, 11-year-old Matisse Reid introduces her BFFs to fresh fish tacos with creamy guac. more

Healthy Potato Recipes

We've gathered a few of our favorite ways to enjoy this down-to-earth spud.


200-Calorie Pizza Slices

Top fresh dough with one of these tasty low-cal toppings. more

Top 8 Asian Cookbooks

Find our top 8 picks for the best Asian cookbooks of the past 25 years. more

Top 100 Cookbooks of the Last 25 Years

We're picking the best 100 cookbooks of the past 25 years. Stay tuned for the winners in different categories each month. more

Lighter Cheesesteak

The sandwich that put Philly on the comfort-food map keeps its meaty, cheesy soul but loses 750 calories. more

Easy Marinara Entrées

Use its rich, slow-simmered herb-and-tomato goodness as a starting point for dinner, be it chili, braised lamb, poached eggs, or baked pasta. more

Best Meat Loaf Recipes

We bring it back to its roots—then spice it up again for good measure.


Best Curry Simmering Sauces

Our staff attended two blind tastings of 12 nationally available Indian-style sauces. more

Healthy Charleston

This city was embracing the farm (and fishing net)-to-table movement long before it was trendy. more

Editor's 8: March 2012

Exclusive discounts to help you get a jump on spring. more

Healthy Habits Hero: Allison Fishman

"If you know dinner is going to be successful, that takes away a lot of the stress." - Allison Fishman, Cooking Light contributing editor and author of You Can Trust a Skinny Cook, Montclair, N.J.  more

Healthy Habits Graduate: Heather Walker

"Cooking gives me good food and quality time with my family." - Heather Walker, Mom, Soddy Daisy, Tenn. more

Dinner Tonight

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