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Healthy Zucchini, Tomato & Yellow Squash Gratin Recipe

Jul 14, 2014
Healthy Zucchini, Tomato & Yellow Squash Gratin | cookincanuck.com

Whip up this healthy vegetarian gratin, filled with fresh zucchini, tomatoes and yellow squash. It’s perfect as a side dish or light meal. The entrepreneurial spirit was alive and well in our neighborhood this weekend. Signs were made, cups and spoons were in place and ice was at the ready as my boys and 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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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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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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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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Easy Grilled Pesto Salmon in Foil Recipe

May 27, 2014
Easy Grilled Pesto Salmon in Foil Recipe | cookincanuck.com

This easy grilled salmon recipe in foil, with basil pesto and sautéed peppers and shallots, requires virtually no clean-up. It’s perfect for busy weeknights and entertaining! By no choice of my husband’s, the grill has become my domain. His mistake was helping me to get over my irrational fear of turning on the gas grill [...]

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Easy Braised Balsamic & Herb Chicken Recipe

Apr 21, 2014
Easy Braised Balsamic & Herb Chicken Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Even though the weather is getting warmer and we’re turning towards healthy grilled recipes like the Grilled Vegetable Wrap with Hummus that I made last week, I can’t help but throw some comfort food into the mix every few days. I think it’s my Canadian blood that makes me do it. From the inside out, [...]

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