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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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Chopped Kale Salad Recipe with Gorgonzola & Dijon Yogurt Dressing

Jun 23, 2014
Chopped Kale Salad Recipe with Gorgonzola & Dijon Yogurt Dressing | cookincanuck.com

Everything is better with Gorgonzola cheese! Perk up this healthy, crunchy kale salad with creamy Gorgonzola, roasted red peppers and an easy Dijon yogurt dressing. It was a proud parenting moment when I found my younger son (T) sitting on the side of our raised garden beds, chewing on a raw kale leaf. “What is [...]

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Dried Cherry & Orange Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Nov 11, 2013
Dried Cherry & Orange Cranberry Sauce Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Fresh cranberry sauce is a must-have at any Thanksgiving feast. This one is made with plump dried cherries and orange juice in less than 20 minutes. Every year at Thanksgiving, my kids eat the cranberry sauce by the spoonful. Actually, it’s a battle between the cranberries and the Family Crockpot Applesauce…which will be consumed the [...]

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Shredded Brussels Sprouts Recipe with Pistachios, Cranberries & Parmesan

Nov 4, 2013
Shredded Brussels Sprouts Recipe with Pistachios, Cranberries & Parmesan | cookincanuck.com

Shredded Brussels sprouts are an easy and colorful side dish for Thanksgiving. Pistachios, dried cranberries and salty Parmesan cheese add a burst of flavor and texture. I had an epiphany about Brussels sprouts a couple of years ago. The Brussels sprouts of my childhood did not give me warm and fuzzy feelings towards the little [...]

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What’s Cookin’…Best Sweet Potato Recipes

Nov 3, 2013
What's Cookin'...Best Sweet Potato Recipes | cookincanuck.com

With Thanksgiving just around the corner and a craving for healthy eating, I’m diving into my recipe box for my best sweet potato recipes. The list includes side dishes and vegetarian entrees. Thanksgiving in the United States is only a few weeks away (ack!) and I’m pulling out my best sweet potato recipes from the [...]

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Grilled Endive Recipe with Pistachios, Dried Cherries & Feta Cheese

Jun 19, 2013
Grilled Endive Recipe with Pistachios, Dried Cherries & Feta Cheese | cookincanuck.com

Grilled Endive Recipe with Pistachios, Dried Cherries & Feta Cheese Once the grilling season starts, it’s everything my family can do to rip the tongs out of my ash-covered hands. Really, once I stepped forward with my How to: Grill LIke a Girl post, there was no way I was going to relinquish control of [...]

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My Favorite Easter Recipes {Craft & Recipe Link-Up}

Mar 25, 2013
My Favorite Easter Recipes {Craft & Recipe Link-Up} | cookincanuck.com

Do you have traditional recipes that you must serve or certain crafts that you must complete each and every Easter? You know, the ones that make your family say, “It wouldn’t be Easter without…” For our family, those include Hot Cross Buns, such as this classic recipe or these Hot Cross Buns with Chocolate & [...]

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Lemon Pepper Steamed Broccoli Recipe

Jan 9, 2013
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I ate five cups of broccoli the other day. Five cups! By noon, I hit my daily fiber requirements, and I’m pretty sure that my skin turned a light shade of green. As crazy as it may seem, I just couldn’t leave this steamed broccoli alone. It was that good and didn’t even meet the [...]

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