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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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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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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 Pork Chops with Greek Salad Salsa

Jun 1, 2015
Grilled Pork Chops with Greek Salad Salsa | cookincanuck.com

You can make this fantastic meal in under 30 minutes. The pork chops get a boost of flavor from a fresh Greek salad salsa. I’ve decided that this will be the summer of grilled pork chops in our house. The thought of taking a relatively cheap cut of meat, with a reputation for being dry […]

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Grilled Vegetable, Chickpea & Caper Salad {Vegan}

May 26, 2015
Grilled Vegetable, Chickpea & Caper Salad {Vegan} | cookincanuck.com

Grill up some vegetables and toss them with chickpeas, capers and a Dijon vinaigrette for a delicious vegan entree or side dish. I always say that if you’re trying to convince someone to like vegetables, just throw the veggies on the grill and drizzle with a little vinaigrette. Magic in minutes! And, in my opinion, […]

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Smoky Cucumber, Radish & Avocado Salad Recipe

Apr 15, 2015
Smoky Cucumber, Radish & Avocado Salad Recipe | cookincanuck.com

The fresh flavors of radishes, cucumbers and avocados highlight the flavors of springtime beautifully in this easy salad. By most standards, I had pretty weird taste buds as a kid. My favorite appetizer was smoked oysters dipped in cocktail sauce, I adored toast with mayo and sardines, snacked on radishes whenever I could and ate […]

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Seared Shrimp Salad with Jicama, Strawberries & Avocado

Apr 9, 2015
Seared Shrimp Salad with Jicama, Strawberries & Avocado | cookincanuck.com

This healthy dinner salad will leave your family begging for more. Succulent shrimp, crunchy jicama, sweet strawberries and creamy avocado. What’s not to love?! If there’s one thing that I remember from my first experiences eating in nice restaurants as a kid, it would be shrimp. Shrimp cocktail, to be exact. Growing up in Vancouver, […]

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Wild Rice Salad with Chicken, Dried Cherries & Goat Cheese

Mar 5, 2015
Wild Rice Salad with Chicken, Dried Cherries & Goat Cheese | cookincanuck.com

Take on the wild side (rice, that is) and whip up this healthy chicken and kale salad for dinner. Dried cherries and goat cheese add the perfect amount of sweet and tangy. Thank you to The Cherry Marketing Institute for helping me to share this recipe with you. Whenever I make a dinner that leaves […]

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