breakfast

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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Healthy Breakfast Burrito with Avocado & Chipotle Yogurt

May 13, 2015
Healthy Breakfast Burrito with Chipotle Yogurt | cookincanuck.com

There’s nothing better than a good breakfast burrito that you can wrap your hands and mouth around! Creamy avocado & chipotle yogurt take this healthy one to the next level. Thanks to the California Avocado Commission for helping me to share this recipe with you. When I first met my husband, I had barely tasted […]

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Whole Wheat Banana Flax Pancakes

May 1, 2015
Whole Wheat Banana Flax Pancakes Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Breakfast, lunch or dinner…these healthy Whole Wheat Banana Flax Pancakes are fluffy and full of flavor! Pancakes are somewhat of a sacred meal in our house, meaning that they are revered above almost any other food. If my husband or I come back from a run, what do we crave? Pancakes. A busy night of […]

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Whole Wheat Banana Nut Muffins Recipe

Mar 13, 2015
Whole Wheat Banana Nut Muffins Recipe | cookincanuck.com

These Banana Nut Muffins are really all about the taste, but you can’t beat a muffin that’s also healthier, thanks to whole wheat flour and less sugar. Over the past (almost) six years of writing this blog, I’ve learned an important lesson when it comes to recipe development. As much fun as it is to […]

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Tropical Mango & Pineapple Smoothie Recipe

Feb 20, 2015
Tropical Mango & Pineapple Smoothie Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Infuse a little “tropical” into your life with this easy, healthy pineapple and mango smoothie. Plus, it has a secret ingredient for an extra punch of fiber. I realize that it’s still only February, but I am feeling decidedly tropical today. As in “squeeze into a bathing suit, adorn myself with a lei and sip […]

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Kale & Apple Green Smoothie Recipe {Vegan}

Oct 17, 2014
Kale & Apple Green Smoothie Recipe {Vegan} | cookincanuck.com

Whip up this healthy, vegan kale and apple green smoothie in minutes. It’s a great way to start the day or cure the afternoon munchies. I haven’t figured out if it’s my kids’ way of avoiding bedtime or if they really are excited about commandeering the blender, but smoothies have become a nighttime ritual at […]

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Whole Wheat Carrot Muffin Recipe

Sep 18, 2014
Whole Wheat Carrot Muffins

Whip up these healthy whole wheat carrot muffins in less than 30 minutes. They’re perfect for quick breakfasts and easy snacks! Only 178 calories and 5 Weight Watchers points. There is one very good reason that I am sharing this recipe today. Today marks 15 years since I married the love of my life, Steve. […]

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Top 10 Mother’s Day Brunch Recipes

May 9, 2014
Top 10 Mother's Day Brunch Recipes | cookincanuck.com

It’s time to pull out the stops for the mother in your life. Here are my top 10 recipes for a fantastic Mother’s Day brunch! What do I want for Mother’s Day? Food…and sleep. And maybe a good sweat-it-out run with my friend. The run is really just to get the endorphins going so that […]

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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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