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Baked Zucchini Fries with Pesto Yogurt Dipping Sauce Recipe

Jul 6, 2015
Baked Zucchini Fries with Pesto Yogurt Dipping Sauce…112 calories and 3 Weight Watchers PP | cookincanuck.com #recipe #vegetarian

You’re going to love these! Zucchini gets transformed into healthy, crispy, golden brown fries with a 3-ingredient pesto yogurt dipping sauce. I knew I hit the jackpot when my self-described zucchini-hating son (M) sat in front of a plate of these baked zucchini fries and plowed through half of them in one sitting. “Are you […]

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Top 10 Healthy Super Bowl Recipes

Jan 30, 2015
Top 10 Healthy Super Bowl Recipes | cookincanuck.com

It’s time to pull out my Top 10 Healthy Super Bowl recipes for the big game. From appetizers to entrées, there’s something for everyone! In any other year, Super Bowl Sunday would mean a day of cooking our favorite football food and watching pre-game shows, but this year will be a little different. We decided […]

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Lightened-Up Buffalo Chicken Phyllo Turnovers

Jan 19, 2015
Light Buffalo Chicken Phyllo Turnovers | cookincanuck.com

These Lightened-Up Buffalo Chicken Phyllo Turnovers are made for game day! Thank you to Athens Foods for helping me to share this recipe with you. Super Bowl Sunday feels like a battle of Roman Colosseum proportions, and I’m not just talking about the game. The gladiators are on one side, there just for the game, […]

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Top 10 Lightened-Up New Year’s Eve Cocktail & Appetizer Recipes

Dec 27, 2014
Top 10 New Year's Eve Cocktail & Appetizer Recipes | cookincanuck.com

It’s time to see the year out in style, with my top 10 favorite New Year’s Eve cocktail and appetizer recipes. I may not be able to stay up until midnight anymore (seriously, what is wrong with me? Am I 95 years old already?!), but I love everything about New Year’s Eve. The hors d’oeuvres, […]

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Light Buffalo Chicken Quesadillas Recipe

Oct 22, 2014
Light Buffalo Chicken Quesadillas | cookincanuck.com

Get all the flavor of Buffalo chicken wings without all of the fat. Whip up these quesadillas for dinner or easy appetizers. There’s nothing that says “watching sports while lounging on the couch with a beer” more than a basket of buffalo chicken wings and blue cheese dressing. The only problem is that those suckers […]

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Mini Guacamole & Olive Cups Recipes {Healthy Snack}

Aug 27, 2014
Mini Guacamole & Olive Cups Recipes {Healthy Snack} | cookincanuck.com

Surprise your kids with these fun Mini Guacamole and Olive Cups…the perfect healthy after school snack. They’d be great as appetizers, too! Thanks to California Avocados for sponsoring this post and helping me to share this recipe with you. I’ve come to realize that my kids are in a constant state of “starving”. Actually, make […]

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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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Tequila-Spiked Shrimp Ceviche Recipe with Avocado

Apr 23, 2014
Tequila-Spiked Shrimp Ceviche Recipe with Avocado | cookincanuck.com

Kick of your Cinco de Mayo celebration with this fresh and booze-spiked shrimp ceviche. Thanks to California Avocados for sponsoring this post and helping me to share this recipe with you. Picture this. You’re stretched out on a chaise lounge by the pool, with a view of the crashing waves beyond. In your hand is […]

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Mini Mushroom & Gorgonzola Bites Recipe

Feb 12, 2014
Mini Mushroom & Gorgonzola Bites Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Things are about to get amorous! Pour a glass of red wine and serve up these easy mushroom and Gorgonzola cheese phyllo bite appetizers to kick off the evening. If it were up to me, candy and cinnamon hearts would be banished from the Valentine’s aisle and replaced with mushrooms and cheese. Okay, the chocolate […]

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