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  • What’s Cooking In Our Facebook Community: 10/9/19 to 10/30/19

    Posted October 30th, 2019 by

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    It’s a rare condition, this day and age, to read any good news on your internet page. Unless you’ve stumbled upon the Cooking Light Diet Facebook Community, that is!

    In all seriousness, the internet is a dark and twisted hellscape of toxicity. And because of that, there are rules to follow:

    1. Never read the comments.
    2. Don’t click on a link if you don’t trust the source/know where it goes.
    3. Always clear your cookie history, or targeted ads will follow you to your grave.

    Fortunately, none of those rules apply in our Facebook Community. On the contrary, we like to refer to it as the happiest corner of the internet. Members there are almost unanimously kind, effusive, supportive, hilarious, and inspiring. And they absolutely love sharing what they’re cooking!

    Here’s a small sample of the internet’s happiest community. For more, make sure and join our Facebook Community, or subscribe to the Cooking Light Diet at the bottom of this post.

    First Time Success!

    New Cooking Light Diet subscriber Jackie Brandt is off to a great start. She prepared a Skillet Chicken and Mozzarella Bake that exceeded both her own expectations and those of her boyfriend. Here’s to many, many more delicious recipes, Jackie!

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    Sheet Pan Success

    If you’re looking for a simple, delicious dinner to feed the fam, Hillary Ward might be able to provide some suggestions. Her Sunday sheet pan supper looked amazing!

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    It’s Officially Chili Weather

    Speaking of Hillary Ward’s suppers, she also reminded the Community that it’s officially chili weather. Can’t wait to try out this recipe, Hillary!

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    Stewing It Up

    Cooking Light Diet member Mary Levin sees your chili recipe, Hillary, and raises you some delectable-looking Hungarian Beef Stew.

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    Cooking Light Diet Inspiration

    Lisa Lieberwirth Dembkowski decided to riff on a Cooking Light Diet meal, taking a recipe for lettuce wraps and turning it into a Korean Beef Bowl instead. Job well done, Lisa.

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    Comfort Food (With a Side of Money Saving)

    Meanwhile, Pam Smith Esner appreciates our Dinners for Two option. By not making more servings than she needs, she avoids wasting money on extra ingredients.

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    Voulez-vous Coucher Avec Moi, Niçoise?

    Yes, we know what this means in French. But we don’t care—we said what we said. And we’re willing to bet Lauren Appell Aronson and her husband agree with us, too.
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    Salisbury Steak, Please!

    Hi, waiter? Yes, we’d very much like to have what Andrea Haight is having, please and thank you.

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    Bang For the Buck

    Nikki Morgan put together a Saturday seasonal pasta that left her feeling satisfied despite the dish’s low calorie count. meal plan

    Helpful Hacks, Too

    We shared a recent Cooking Light article that pared the Community’s meal-planning wisdom down into 7 no-fail meal-prep tips.

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    October = Susanne Hensel-Goodwin Month

    Lastly, we leave you with the many mouthwatering posts of Susanne Hensel-Goodwin. This month, she graced us with photos of her chili…

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    …her lovely Lo Mein…

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    …and a to die for Monte Cristo. Susanne, we’ve decided: We’re coming to your house for Thanksgiving!

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    If you like the sound of eating chili, lo mein,  and more on your weight-loss journey, click the button below. And don’t forget to join our Facebook Community to see what’s happening there on a daily basis. 

    *Members following the Cooking Light Diet, on average, lose 1/2 lb. per week.