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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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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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