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  • More Cooking Light Recipes

    As I mentioned on Monday, I am cooking more but am busier because of it, so it’s been easier to prepare new Cooking Light recipes than create my own. Here are a few that I’ve tried lately:

    • Lemon Blueberry Coffee Cake – The almond paste made this a bit pricy but the result was tasty.
    • Walnut Coffee Cake – This was also good, although the walnut-cinnamon sugar mixture all ended up at the top so that I didn’t have the center streak described at the beginning of the recipe.
    • Four Cheese Stuffed Shells with Smoky Marinara – Last year, a month or two before Alex was born, Cooking Light featured recipes that froze well, so I made this and we ate it for dinner a couple of times in the month after Alex arrived. I made it again just this past weekend, and we ate one portion and I froze the other. It was better than I had remembered and Alex enjoyed it, too.
    • Apple Brown Betty – I may have posted this one before, but I’m not sure. It’s delicious and most importantly for me, Alex will eat it.
    • Fettucine Alfredo – I added some leftover salmon and thawed frozen peas to increase the nutritional value and boost flavor.
    • Farfalle with Zucchini and Prosciutto – I was skeptical of the dressing, but this was surprisingly good and turned out to be a keeper.

    I’ll be trying some recipes from the April issue of Cooking Light for a Passover dinner I’m hosting this weekend, so I’ll let you know how those turned out next week.


    1. MoneyDummy says:

      These look great! DH and I are trying to improve our diets, and it’s SO nice to have someone whose opinion I respect try things out and then tell me what’s worth making. LOL.

    2. Thanks! Good for you for improving your diets – I’ll do my best to help 🙂