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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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Grilled Caprese Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms Recipe

Jun 26, 2015
Grilled Caprese Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms…A great vegetarian meal or appetizer! 143 calories and 4 Weight Watchers PP | cookincanuck.com #recipe

All the flavors of a caprese salad, tucked inside of a grilled portobello mushroom. This makes for a great vegetarian meal or appetizer! It seems that there’s a slight imbalance in the backyard barbecue world. After talking to a couple of vegetarian friends in the past, I realized that non-meat eaters tend to get the […]

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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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Greek Quinoa & Hummus Stuffed Tomatoes

May 20, 2015
Greek Quinoa and Hummus Stuffed Tomatoes...213 calories and 5 Weight Watchers PP | cookincanuck.com #recipe #healthy

Whip up these healthy and delicious Greek Quinoa & Hummus Stuffed Tomatoes of your next summertime get-together, or as a light lunch. Thank you to Sabra for helping me to share this recipe with you. A few years ago, my husband built a couple of raised beds in our backyard, one large one for kale, […]

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Italian Turkey Meatballs in Tomato Sauce Recipe

Mar 2, 2015
Italian Turkey Meatballs in Tomato Sauce Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Meatballs are always a crowd pleaser. These healthy turkey ones happily wallow in a pan of homemade tomato sauce. When my husband and I lived in New York City years ago, we regularly hit various Italian restaurants around the city, from the authentic joints in Little Italy to the family-style place near our apartment. While […]

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Summer Harvest Naan Pizza Recipe with Corn, Tomatoes & Jalapeño

Aug 18, 2014
Summer Harvest Naan Pizza Recipe with Corn, Tomatoes & Jalapeño | cookincanuck.com

Pile on the sweet corn and tomatoes to make an easy, fantastic summertime naan pizza. Jalapeño peppers add a touch of heat. There’s a new restaurant in town, about 7 minutes from our house and it caught my eye on a day that I was craving pizza. Okay, really, that’s just about any day. But […]

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Sautéed Zucchini, Corn & Blistered Tomatoes Recipe

Aug 6, 2014
Sautéed Zucchini, Corn & Blistered Tomatoes Recipe | cookincanuck.com

This is, quite simply, one of the best summer side dishes I’ve every made. Sweet corn and tomatoes are sautéed with diced zucchini, lime juice and cilantro. Little do the farmers know it, but my family has taken full ownership of our favorite farm stand. “Let’s go to our farm stand.” “We bought some amazing […]

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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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Roasted Portobello Mushroom Recipe with Cheese & Breadcrumb Topping

May 2, 2014
Roasted Portobello Mushroom Recipe with Cheese & Breadcrumb Topping | cookincanuck.com

Portobello mushrooms are stuffed with fresh tomatoes and topped with crunchy and cheesy breadcrumbs. It’s a fantastic appetizer or vegetarian entree! I have a thing for mushroom recipes. It probably has something to do with the fact that I don’t eat them very often, due to my family’s passionate dislike of the meaty vegetable. I’m […]

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