Aug 31
2015

Creamer potatoes get all dressed up with an easy, knock-your-socks-off red pepper and cashew pesto. It’s the perfect side dish for any occasion! Thank you to The Little Potato Company for helping me to share this recipe with you.
Creamer Potatoes with Red Pepper Cashew Pesto...A side dish that will knock your socks off! 188 calories and 5 Weight Watchers PP | cookincanuck.com #recipe #CreamerPotatoes

Creamer Potatoes with Red Pepper Cashew Pesto...A side dish that will knock your socks off! 188 calories and 5 Weight Watchers PP | cookincanuck.com #recipe #CreamerPotatoes

You know you’ve hit the recipe jackpot when one son abandons his soccer ball juggling marathon, the other son puts down his Nerf guns and your husband takes a hiatus from his relaxation time in the backyard…all to crowd around the kitchen table to snack on a pan of potatoes. Good food truly does have the power to bring people together, and I always insist that the food doesn’t need to be anything complicated. As long as it tastes great, looks good and is made with a pinch of love, it can put a smile on anyone’s face with a single bite.

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Roasted Curry Shrimp & Zucchini Sheet Pan Meal

Aug 27, 2015
Roasted Curry Shrimp & Zucchini...An easy sheet pan meal!  172 calories and 4 Weight Watchers PP | cookincanuck.com #recipe #healthy

This healthy roasted curry shrimp and zucchini sheet pan meal is not only delicious, but it also comes together in less than 30 minutes. It’s not difficult to figure out why sheet pan meals have become so popular lately. Just like one-pot meals, the sheet pan versions require little cleanup, minimal effort and often a […]

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Easy Chicken, Tomato & Orzo Soup Recipe

Aug 24, 2015
Easy Chicken, Tomato & Orzo Soup...Healthy comfort food! 241 calories and 6 Weight Watchers PP | cookincanuck.com #recipe #dinner

This easy soup is always a crowd pleaser. Using standard ingredients in your fridge and pantry, it comes together without an extra trip to the grocery store! Up until this summer, I had given up all hope of my boys showing any interest in playing a musical instrument. As a former music major and someone […]

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12 Healthy Tomato Recipes

Aug 21, 2015
12 Healthy Tomato Recipes...Perfect for your gardenful of fresh tomatoes! | cookincanuck.com

It’s time to put your summertime tomato bounty to good use. These healthy tomato recipes will have you wishing that summer lasted all year long! The first year we planted tomatoes in our garden, we were in for a surprise. The raised bed was dotted with cherry, Roma and zebra tomato plants, tucked in between […]

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Whole Wheat Zucchini Carrot Muffins Recipe

Aug 20, 2015
Whole Wheat Zucchini Carrot Muffins...Perfect for breakfast or snacking!  137 calories and 4 Weight Watchers PP | cookincanuck.com #recipe #healthy

Not only are these healthy muffins great for breakfasts and snacks, but they freeze well. Stock up for last-minute breakfasts! It finally happened. As of today, I have two middle-schoolers. Going to school in Vancouver, I never had to experience middle school because elementary school included kindergarten through grade 7, and then we moved straight […]

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Skillet Whole Wheat Pasta with Chicken & Tomato Sauce

Aug 18, 2015
Skillet Whole Wheat Pasta with Chicken and Tomato Sauce…30 minute dinner!  240 calories and 6 Weight Watchers PP | cookincanuck.com #recipe #healthy

Every home cook needs a go-to healthy pasta recipe, with a great homemade tomato sauce. This one will take you only 30 minutes, from stovetop to table. Ever since I posted my favorite 20 Healthy School Night Recipes last week, I’ve had easy recipes on the brain. You know the kind I mean. They are […]

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20 Healthy School Night Recipes

Aug 14, 2015
20 Healthy School Night Recipes

Spice things up on school nights with these easy, healthy recipes that just may become new family favorites! When I was a kid, the first day of school was always pretty exciting. My friends and I would figure out what we were going to wear – typically a new outfit saved just for the occasion […]

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Greek Avocado & Feta Cucumber Cups Recipe

Aug 12, 2015
Greek Avocado and Feta Cucumber Cups...A superfoods snack!  43 calories and 1 Weight Watchers PP | cookincanuck.com #recipe #healthy

These easy superfood snacks or appetizers come together in minutes. What’s not to love about avocado with cucumber?! Thank you to California Avocados for helping me to share this recipe with you. Backpacks dropped by the door, shoes kicked off and two boys’ hands wildly grabbing every snack item from our fridge and pantry. The […]

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Raspberry Swirl Frozen Yogurt Pie Recipe

Aug 10, 2015
Raspberry Swirl Frozen Yogurt Pie...264 calories and 7 Weight Watchers PP for a less-guilt splurge! | cookincanuck.com #dessert #recipe

This raspberry frozen yogurt pie is packed with all of the flavors of summer, with a fraction of the guilt. It’s a great make-ahead dessert! When my 11-year old sidles up, wraps his arms around me and asks if we can make cookies together, there’s no way I’m going to refuse. The last days of […]

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