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20 Healthy Summer Barbecue Salad Recipes

Jul 2, 2015
20 Healthy Summer Barbecue Salad Recipes | cookincanuck.com

Whether you like pasta or quinoa salads, or lean more to slaw and green salads, there’s something here for everyone! These are 20 of my favorite healthy summer barbecue side dishes. With all of the holiday and “just because” get-togethers that happen in the summertime, you’re bound to be asked to bring a side dish […]

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Shrimp, Hearts of Palm, Cucumber & Tomato Salad Recipe

Jul 1, 2015
Shrimp, Hearts of Palm, Cucumber and Tomato Salad…Light & easy! 152 calories and 4 Weight Watchers PP | cookincanuck.com  #recipe

If you haven’t tried hearts of palm, this bright and healthy salad, with shrimp, cucumber and tomatoes, just may make you fall in love with them! When it comes to vegetables, I am an equal opportunity cook. I favor fresh veggies, particularly in the summertime when our fridge is practically overflowing with zucchini, corn, eggplant […]

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Blackberry Maple Iced Tea Recipe

Jun 29, 2015
Blackberry Maple Iced Tea…A refreshing drink with low sugar! 55 calories and 1 Weight Watchers PP | cookincanuck.com #recipe

Brewing your own iced tea is easier than you could imagine. Use summertime fruit, such as blackberries, to make a low sugar, healthier version. It wasn’t until the Snapple phenomenon hit when I was in high school that I actually started to appreciate iced tea. Before that, iced tea was something that the adults drank […]

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Watermelon and Blueberry Mojito Salad

Jun 24, 2015
Watermelon and Blueberry Mojito Salad…This refreshing salad gets a little tipsy! 80 calories and 2 Weight Watchers PP | cookincanuck.com #vegan #recipe

Watermelon gets a little boozy in this delicious Watermelon and Blueberry Mojito Salad. The adults at your party will love you for this! This is definitely not the fruit salad of my childhood! At least, I don’t remember my mum soaking the fruit in rum. But then again, my mum grew up in Jamaica, the […]

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Southwestern Pasta Salad with Yogurt Salsa Dressing Recipe

Jun 22, 2015
Southwestern Pasta Salad with Yogurt Salsa Dressing…A fantastic vegetarian side dish or entrée!  166 calories and 4 Weight Watchers PP | cookincanuck.com #healthy #recipe

Whip up this healthy southwestern whole wheat pasta salad for your next barbecue. It gets its flavor from black beans, corn and an easy yogurt salsa dressing. Pasta salad has been my kryptonite ever since I was a kid. If there is a bowl of it sitting in the fridge, all resolve melts like ice […]

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10 Father’s Day Recipes on the Healthy Side

Jun 18, 2015
10 Father's Day Recipes on the Healthy Side | cookincanuck.com

It’s time to spoil that special man with an awesome Father’s Day meal. These recipes, all on the healthier side, are some of my favorites. When I look at both my dad and my husband, I appreciate the qualities that make them such great fathers. If I had the opportunity, I would spend the majority […]

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Strawberry & Quinoa Salad with Toasted Almonds

Jun 17, 2015
Strawberry and Quinoa Salad with Toasted Almonds…A fresh summer side dish! 149 calories and 4 Weight Watchers PP | cookincanuck.com #vegan #glutenfree

One can never have too many summer potluck side dishes in their recipe lineup. This fresh Strawberry & Quinoa Salad with Toasted Almonds is a surefire crowd pleaser. As much as I enjoy a good side dish, there are times (okay, MANY times) that all I can muster is a bowl of brown rice, with […]

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Grilled Turkey Burgers with Curry Hummus Recipe

Jun 15, 2015
Grilled Turkey Burgers with Curry Hummus…254 calories and 7 Weight Watcher PP | cookincanuck.com #recipe #healthy

Dive into this flavorful, tender turkey burger, livened up with a delicious and easy curry hummus. You may never go back to regular burgers! Thank you to Sabra Hummus for helping me to share this recipe with you. Simply because I work and immerse myself in the food and cooking world everyday, I come into […]

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Sun-Dried Tomato & Dill Yogurt Dip

Jun 12, 2015
Sun-Dried Tomato & Dill Yogurt Dip…Only 5 minutes to make! 31 calories and 1 Weight Watchers PP | cookincanuck.com #recipe #appetizer

Throw all of the ingredients in a food processor and 3 minutes later you’ll have a fantastic Sun-Dried Tomato & Dill Yogurt Dip, perfect for an appetizer, or spreading on a sandwich or even fish. Tis the season of summertime entertaining, and nothings says “Ina Garten meets backyard barbecue potluck” than an appetizer that looks […]

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