Cooking Light the New Way to Cook Light Cookbook Review

 Cooking Light The New Way to Cook Light

Cooking Light the New Way to Cook Light

Cooking Light the New way to Cook Light Cookbook (MSRP $34.95)

still blondeThe Chief Blonde Remarks: Cooking Light The New Way to Cook Light Cookbook is just pure eye candy.  There are 400 incredible recipes, many with full color pictures, and full nutritional information for each recipe.  It’s “fresh food & bold flavors for today’s home cook”.

The Cooking Light Cookbook has 14 chapters and each recipe has a very detailed directions with many helpful tips.  This oversized hardback edition is worthy of your coffee table in its heft and lovely page paper quality.  I love to just browse cookbooks and this one is one of the best I have ever seen for that purpose.  However, the succulent recipes make you want to bust out your spatula and Kitchen aid, such that you can fire up the oven and make meals.

Several of the Recipes that I have my eye are on in the Cooking Light The New Way to Cook Light Cookbook include:

  • Gnocchi with Shrimp, Asparagus, and Pesto
  • Old-Fashioned Chicken Potpie
  • Wild Mushroom with Truffle Oil
  • Multigrain Pilaf with Sunflower Seed
  • Tortilla Meatball Soup
  • Easy French Toast Casserole
  • Margarita Ice-Cream Sandwiches
All the Recipes in the book are based on Nine Simple Principles
1. Embrace new variety
2. Cook more often
3. Eat more whole foods
4. Favor the healthy fats
5. Eat less meat, more plants
6. Cook seasonally and when possible locally
7. Learn new techniques
8. Buy the best ingredients you can afford
9. Cook and eat mindfully and responsibly

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Buy Cooking Light the New way to Cook Light Cookbook at, iBookstore and wherever books are sold. Also, available for Kindle.


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  1. Michelle H. says

    The feature that appeals to me most is that it is from Cooking Light. Some of my favorite recipes have come from Cooking Light and I have several of their cookbooks.

  2. Patricia B says

    Really like learning more about nutrition and now they are doing the 9 simple principles of healthy eating. I have thought about that for a while and have tried to avoid all the faux foods and additives and artificial flavors and colors.

  3. Samantha says

    I love the pictures in it. I’m hoping the ones on the cover look as good as the ones in it!

    I’m always one to base recipes off of pictures

  4. librarypat says

    It appears to be a cookbook that uses REAL food and presents a balanced diet. No fads, just good food fixed in ways to provide good, enjoyable meals. This approach is the best as far as I am concerned. It makes it much easier to stick to a diet and maintain the weight once it is lost.
    Thanks for bring this book to my attention.

  5. susan smoaks says

    i love that it has a Wide variety of recipes from Apple-Poblano Whole Roast Turkey to Cherry Galette,
    and many more!

  6. Vicki Chrzanowski says

    I like that they have a lot of healthy living recipes..I grew up with lard and bacon fat and that will not work in this day and age

  7. says

    It appeals to me because I want to cook healthy foods for my family without sacrificing flavor. Cooking Light uses “fresh food and BOLD flavors” which gets me excited about cooking!