Top 10 Healthy Barbecue Side Dish Recipes

Jul 3, 2014
Top 10 Healthy Barbecue Side Dish Recipes | cookincanuck.com

Spice up your next barbecue party with these healthy side dish recipes. Your guests will never know that these tasty dishes are light on calories! It’s summer barbecue time and all I can think is, “Does that mean I have to stand outside in the blazing heat?” and “Will anyone notice if I make a [...]

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Skinny Dijon Potato Salad Recipe

Jul 2, 2014
Skinny Dijon Potato Salad Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Serve up this skinny potato salad at your next backyard barbecue or potluck. It’s dressed with an easy, light Dijon vinaigrette and can be made ahead of time. I get a little nuts when it comes to sports. I was never a great athlete myself and I’m pretty sure that I shocked the heck out [...]

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Vegetarian Pesto & Olive Pizza Roll-Ups Recipe

Jun 30, 2014
Vegetarian Pesto & Olive Pizza Roll-Ups Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Surprise your family or guests with these fun vegetarian olive and pesto pizza roll-ups. They’re great for snacking! Thank you to California Ripe Olives and Kitchen PLAY for helping me to share this recipe with you. (Be sure to scroll down to find out how you could win a fantastic California Ripe Olives gift pack! [...]

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Half-Marathon Recap and Muscle Recovery Success

Jun 29, 2014
Half-Marathon Recap and Muscle Recovery Success | cookincanuck.com

Running a half-marathon is never easy, and this one was full of successes & struggles. Plus, we found a great trick for muscle recovery! Thank you to Choose Cherries for helping me to share this recipe with you.. What a day we had last Saturday! My husband (Steve), our 12-year old son (M) and I [...]

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Salmon & Avocado Salad Recipe with Miso Lime Dressing

Jun 25, 2014
Salmon & Avocado Salad Recipe with Miso Lime Dressing | cookincanuck.com

Creamy avocado and salmon are a match made in culinary heaven. An easy miso lime dressing adds a pop of tang and saltiness to this dinner salad. Thanks to California Avocados for sponsoring this post and helping me to share this recipe with you. We finally reached the point where my two boys are okay [...]

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Chopped Kale Salad Recipe with Gorgonzola & Dijon Yogurt Dressing

Jun 23, 2014
Chopped Kale Salad Recipe with Gorgonzola & Dijon Yogurt Dressing | cookincanuck.com

Everything is better with Gorgonzola cheese! Perk up this healthy, crunchy kale salad with creamy Gorgonzola, roasted red peppers and an easy Dijon yogurt dressing. It was a proud parenting moment when I found my younger son (T) sitting on the side of our raised garden beds, chewing on a raw kale leaf. “What is [...]

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Tart Cherry & Coconut Milk Popsicles Recipe

Jun 20, 2014
Tart Cherry & Coconut Milk Popsicles Recipe | cookincanuck.com

These refreshing, dairy-free tart cherry and coconut milk popsicles are only 65 calories each and are perfect for a post-workout treat or a hot day in the sun. Thank you to Choose Cherries for helping me to share this recipe with you. This is my plan for Saturday afternoon: sit in our reclining outdoor chair, [...]

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Asian Sweet Potato Noodles Recipe with Chicken & Vegetables

Jun 18, 2014
Asian Sweet Potato Noodles Recipe with Chicken & Vegetables | cookincanuck.com

If you’ve never tried sweet potato noodles, now’s the time! This Asian noodle recipe with chicken and vegetables is a breeze to cook, and has fantastic flavor. The story this week is carbs and more carbs…and some good, lean protein. We need as much energy as we can get for this weekend’s half-marathon. Actually, who [...]

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Tart Cherry & Mango Smoothie Recipe + Half-Marathon Countdown

Jun 16, 2014
Tart Cherry & Mango Smoothie Recipe | cookincanuck.com

With a half-marathon just around the corner and a love of delicious smoothies, my husband and I are embarking on the 7-Day tart cherry challenge. Thank you to Choose Cherries for helping me to share this recipe with you.. There has been a lot of running going on, which means a lot of runner’s highs [...]

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