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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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Best New Year’s Eve Recipes: Cocktails & Appetizers

Dec 29, 2013
Best New Year's Eve Recipes: Cocktails & Appetizers | cookincanuck.com

It’s not a New Year’s Eve celebration without cocktails and appetizers. It’s time to ring in the New Year with some of these nibbles and bits. For our family, New Year’s Eve isn’t about Dick Clark (now morphed to Ryan Seacrest) and his rockin’ countdown. It’s not even about the champagne and the sparkly party […]

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Sweet Nectarine Crostini Recipe with Feta Cheese

Jul 29, 2013
Sweet Nectarine Crostini Recipe with Feta Cheese  | cookincanuck.com

Sweet nectarines, serrano chile and feta cheese come together for a fantastic salty and sweet crostini appetizer topping. I met Lori Lange of Recipe Girl a couple of times since I started blogging, but really didn’t have a chance to get to know her until we shared a hotel room at the end of Georgia […]

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