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5-Minute Black Bean Dip Recipe

Sep 24, 2014
5-Minute Black Bean Dip

This awesome and easy black bean dip takes only 5 minutes to throw together. And there are only 80 calories and 2 Weight Watcher Plus points per serving. When I first started including nutritional data and Weight Watchers points with all of the recipes on Cookin’ Canuck, it was purely for selfish reasons. The My [...]

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Light Sausage, Caramelized Onion & Bean Soup Recipe

Sep 8, 2014
Light Sausage, Caramelized Onion & Bean Soup Recipe | cookincanuck.com

You’ll never guess that this soup is light and healthy when you taste the rich broth, flavored with caramelized onions, turkey sausage and beans. I clearly need an intervention. Ever since I posted a tutorial on How to: Caramelize Onions last week, I’ve been caramelizing and sautéing onions left, right and center. They snuck their [...]

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Jicama, Black Bean & Corn Salsa Recipe

Jul 9, 2014
Jicama, Black Bean & Corn Salsa Recipes | cookincanuck.com

Whip up this jicama, black bean and corn salsa for a healthy, low calorie snack or serve it over grilled chicken or fish for an awesome meal! As much as I love hummus and veggies, there’s only so much that one gal can eat. Afternoon is snacking and grazing time and I need to spice [...]

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Brown Rice & Bean Salad Recipe with Chili Hot Sauce Dressing

Apr 30, 2014
Brown Rice & Beans Salad Recipe with Chili Hot Sauce Dressing | cookincanuck.com

Whip up this easy brown rice and bean salad for your Cinco de Mayo feast, or serve it as a vegetarian entree (vegan and gluten-free, too) any night of the week. Thanks to Cholula Hot Sauce for helping me to share this recipe with you. Four a.m. in the middle of a hotel hallway hardly [...]

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Skinny Southwestern Crustless Quiche Recipe {Vegetarian}

Mar 7, 2014
Skinny Southwestern Crustless Quiche Recipe {Vegetarian} | cookincanuck.com

Whip up an easy vegetarian breakfast or dinner with this skinny southwestern crustless quiche recipe. It’s as tasty as it is versatile! This recipe saved me a couple of nights ago. It was a week full of soccer practices, Kung-Fu classes and parent-teacher conferences. That means one thing…dinner planning disappeared into the abyss, along with [...]

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Arugula Salad with Roasted Tomatoes & Pasta Recipe {Vegan}

Feb 17, 2014
Arugula Salad with Roasted Tomatoes & Pasta Recipe {Vegan} | cookincanuck.com

This is not just any arugula salad. The roasted tomatoes make this vegan recipe something that you will crave over and over again. That’s right, you’ll be craving salad! Have you ever had one of those days when you just have to give yourself a big fist pump at the end of the day? I’ve [...]

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Skinny Chicken & Black Bean Tostadas Recipe

Jan 13, 2014
Skinny Chicken & Black Bean Tostadas Recipe | cookincanuck.com

This past weekend, I took on a turn on the cooking stage at the Salt Lake Home Show. As I hung out backstage, prepping for my Cooking Light with Flavor demonstration, I listened in on the mock-Chopped competition playing out on stage. Just like in the Food Network show of the same name, the competitors [...]

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Mushroom, Tomato & Basil Ragout Recipe on English Muffin

Jan 3, 2014
Mushroom, Tomato & Basil Ragout Recipe on English Muffin | cookincanuck.com

Whip up this flavorful Mushroom, Tomato and Basil Ragout Recipe, and ladle it over a toasted English muffin for a healthy and easy vegan meal. “Is it really necessary to be that dramatic?” I asked my 9-year old as he held the package of mushrooms at arm’s length while the other hand pinched his nose [...]

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Light Southwestern Twice-Baked Baked Potato Recipe

Dec 4, 2013
Light Southwestern Twice-Baked Baked Potato Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Pull together a healthy vegetarian meal in no time with these lightened-up version of southwestern twice-baked potatoes. You know those times when you just forget to eat? Yeah, me neither (thus, the need for the weight loss journey). But I can see how it might happen when you are running from mall to mall, trying [...]

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