Tag Archives: Cooking Light

Sweet Potato Medallions with Almond Sauce and Chickpea Salad

No one in my family likes sweet potato except me, but I made this anyway. I didn’t love it. I just feel like the flavors didn’t go together at all. rating: 5 Sweet Potato Medallions with Almond Sauce and Chickpea … Continue reading

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Loaded Potato Soup

This soup was really good, but it does take some time. I cooked my potatoes for at least 20 minutes and they still were a little firm. Maybe my pieces were too big. I used Morningstar Farms fake bacon strips … Continue reading

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Simple Leek Frittata

Wow, this WAS simple, and it was really good! We all liked this (well, except my 6 year old). You can use this basic recipe and change up the veggies, if you want. rating: 9 Simple Leek Frittata (Cooking Light, … Continue reading

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Family-Style “Chicken” Spaghetti

This was okay. It was a little bland to me, but the family seemed to like it. rating: 8 Family-Style Chicken Spaghetti (Cooking Light, July 2016) serves 4 Ingredients: 8 ounces uncooked whole-wheat spaghetti (I used regular spaghetti) 2 teaspoons … Continue reading

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Silky Tomato Soup with White Beans and Garlic Oil

This soup was really good. It didn’t take too long to make, and hey, it’s vegan! The beans really made this tomato soup different, and when I had leftovers the next day for lunch, it was even better than before. … Continue reading

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Black-Eyed Pea Cakes with Corn Salsa

These were surprisingly good! My 9 year old said they were one of the best things I have ever made (!) and had seconds! These were easy to make and held together well while frying. My only complaint is that … Continue reading

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Fresh Raspberry-Vanilla Preserves

I’ve always wanted to make jelly or jam, but figured I would need canning equipment to do it. Nope! This was super easy, and was really good! It does take some time (I let my raspberries sit overnight). rating: 9 … Continue reading

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