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Blackberry Maple Iced Tea Recipe

Jun 29, 2015
Blackberry Maple Iced Tea…A refreshing drink with low sugar! 55 calories and 1 Weight Watchers PP | cookincanuck.com #recipe

Brewing your own iced tea is easier than you could imagine. Use summertime fruit, such as blackberries, to make a low sugar, healthier version. It wasn’t until the Snapple phenomenon hit when I was in high school that I actually started to appreciate iced tea. Before that, iced tea was something that the adults drank […]

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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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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 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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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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Healthy Breakfast Burrito with Avocado & Chipotle Yogurt

May 13, 2015
Healthy Breakfast Burrito with Chipotle Yogurt | cookincanuck.com

There’s nothing better than a good breakfast burrito that you can wrap your hands and mouth around! Creamy avocado & chipotle yogurt take this healthy one to the next level. Thanks to the California Avocado Commission for helping me to share this recipe with you. When I first met my husband, I had barely tasted […]

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30-Minute Rice Noodle Soup with Mushrooms & Kale

May 7, 2015
30-Minute Rice Noodle Soup with Mushrooms & Kale {Vegetarian}

This 30-Minute Rice Noodle Soup recipe is great for last minute meals. The mushrooms and kale are not only healthy, but add fantastic flavor! I wish I could say that I’m one of those people who has my meal plan for the coming week beautifully laid out by Sunday evening, ready for an efficient, once […]

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