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Creamer Potatoes with Red Pepper Cashew Pesto

Aug 31, 2015
Creamer Potatoes with Red Pepper Cashew Pesto...A side dish that will knock your socks off!  188 calories and 5 Weight Watchers PP | cookincanuck.com #recipe #CreamerPotatoes

Creamer potatoes get all dressed up with an easy, knock-your-socks-off red pepper and cashew pesto. It’s the perfect side dish for any occasion! Thank you to The Little Potato Company for helping me to share this recipe with you. You know you’ve hit the recipe jackpot when one son abandons his soccer ball juggling marathon, […]

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Raspberry Swirl Frozen Yogurt Pie Recipe

Aug 10, 2015
Raspberry Swirl Frozen Yogurt Pie...264 calories and 7 Weight Watchers PP for a less-guilt splurge! | cookincanuck.com #dessert #recipe

This raspberry frozen yogurt pie is packed with all of the flavors of summer, with a fraction of the guilt. It’s a great make-ahead dessert! When my 11-year old sidles up, wraps his arms around me and asks if we can make cookies together, there’s no way I’m going to refuse. The last days of […]

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Jicama & Pineapple Spinach Salad with Sriracha Buttermilk Dressing Recipe

Aug 4, 2015
Jicama and Pineapple Spinach Salad with Sriracha Buttermilk Dressing...94 calories and 2 Weight Watchers PP for a great side salad! | cookincanuck.com #healthy #vegetarian #recipe

Liven up your meal with this fresh spinach salad, filled with jicama, pineapple and avocado, and topped with a creamy Sriracha dressing. Sitting in our backyard on Sunday came with a risk of getting soaked. I actually covet Utah’s August thunderstorms, a break from the summer heat and a reminder of overcast Vancouver days sprinkled […]

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Green Beans with Lemon & Toasted Almonds

Jul 30, 2015
Green Beans with Lemon and Toasted Almonds...100 calories and 3 Weight Watchers PP for a quick and healthy side dish! | cookincanuck.com #vegetarian #recipe

Lighten up your summertime meal with these fresh and healthy greens beans, with the brightness of lemon and crunch of almonds. When I was a kid, our vegetable garden was nothing fancy. A few tomato plants, a row of strawberries and a pumpkin plant or two graced the modest square of dirt in our backyard. […]

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Whole Wheat Zucchini Pancakes Recipe

Jul 27, 2015
Whole Wheat Zucchini Pancakes...124 calories and 3 Weight Watchers PP for 3 tasty bites a couple of these fiber-filled pancakes! | cookincanuck.com #healthy #recipe

“Veggie-fy” your morning pancakes with these light and fluffy whole wheat zucchini pancakes. They’re a snap to make! The words “zucchini pancakes” always summon images of crispy pan-fried patties similar to traditional Hanukkah potato latkes, or our favorite Leftover Mashed Potato Patties. As much as I love the idea of crispy zucchini, whether in the […]

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Watermelon, Goat Cheese & Basil Phyllo Bites Recipe

Jul 22, 2015
Watermelon and Goat Cheese Phyllo Bites...76 calories and 2 Weight Watchers PP for 3 tasty bites! | cookincanuck.com #healthy #recipe #appetizer

Whip up these delicious watermelon and goat cheese phyllo cups in about 15 minutes. They’re perfect for easy entertaining! Thank you to Restaurantware for helping me to share this recipe with you. If I come back from a vacation with at least one great recipe (and a lot of memories, of course), I feel like […]

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Grilled Quesadillas with Avocado, Zucchini & Basil

Jul 13, 2015
Grilled Quesadillas with Avocado, Zucchini and Basil...212 calories and 6 Weight Watchers PP | cookincanuck.com #vegetarian #recipe

Who says that quesadillas are just about beans and cheese?! This vegetarian version is packed with grilled vegetables and avocados. Thank you to the California Avocados for helping me to share this recipe with you. My knowledge of quesadillas used to be defined by the kids’ menu at our local Mexican restaurant. Will that be […]

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Baked Zucchini Fries with Pesto Yogurt Dipping Sauce Recipe

Jul 6, 2015
Baked Zucchini Fries with Pesto Yogurt Dipping Sauce…112 calories and 3 Weight Watchers PP | cookincanuck.com #recipe #vegetarian

You’re going to love these! Zucchini gets transformed into healthy, crispy, golden brown fries with a 3-ingredient pesto yogurt dipping sauce. I knew I hit the jackpot when my self-described zucchini-hating son (M) sat in front of a plate of these baked zucchini fries and plowed through half of them in one sitting. “Are you […]

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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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