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Slow Cooker Hoisin Chicken Recipe {Crockpot}

Sep 29, 2014
Slow Cooker Hoisin Chicken Recipe {Crockpot} | cookincanuck.com

It doesn’t get any easier or tastier than this Slow Cooker Hoisin Chicken recipe. Plus, there are plenty of ways to serve it for dinner to keep things interesting. A friend recently asked me what hoisin sauce tasted like because she wasn’t sure she had tried it. Once I got over my initial mock horror [...]

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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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Chinese Beef & Broccoli Stir-Fry Recipe {Skinnytaste Giveaway}

Sep 22, 2014
Chinese Beef & Broccoli Recipe...Healthy & easy! | cookincanuck.com

This Chinese Beef and Broccoli Stir-Fry from The Skinnytaste Cookbook is just what every family needs…healthy, delicious and easy. I’m not sure how to start this post – whether I should tell you about the recipe, the cookbook or the cookbook author. This is a good problem to have because they are each worthy of [...]

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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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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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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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Spice Rubbed Lime Salmon Recipe

Aug 25, 2014
Spice Rubbed Lime Salmon

Whip up this unbelievably flavorful salmon dish in mere minutes. It’s slathered in a sweet and savory spice rub, and brightened with lime juice. And did I mention it’s healthy? With all of its heart healthy benefits, I figured that one can never have too many salmon recipes. Nothing beats cooking a big piece of [...]

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Whole Wheat Strawberry Oat Bars Recipe

Aug 1, 2014
Whole Wheat Strawberry Oat Bars Recipe | cookincanuck.com

These easy Whole Wheat Strawberry Oat Bars will be the star of the dessert table at any potluck. They’re beyond addictive, with a side of “healthy”. Thank you to the California Strawberry Commission for helping me to share this recipe with you. When it comes to summertime potlucks, I’m usually the one bringing the pasta [...]

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Spiced Chicken Skewers with Avocado Chile Coconut Sauce Recipe + Summer Entertaining

Jul 30, 2014
Spiced Chicken Skewers with Avocado Chile Coconut Sauce Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Summer entertaining was never easier than with this make-ahead menu, including healthy and tasty Spiced Chicken Skewers with an Avocado Chile Coconut Sauce. Thank you to California Avocados for helping me to share these ideas with you. Every summer we eat as many meals “al fresco” as we possibly can. We’re lucky that our back [...]

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