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The Ultimate Summer Salad Recipe with Dill Buttermilk Dressing

Jul 28, 2014
The Ultimate Summer Salad Recipe with Dill Buttermilk Dressing | cookincanuck.com

This “ultimate” summer salad is filled with a fantastic mix of summertime fruits and vegetables, and is topped with a creamy, low-calorie buttermilk dill dressing. I love a good steak as much as the next cavewoman, but please tell me I’m not the only one who can’t even fathom eating something that requires cutting (makes [...]

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Boiled Potatoes with Olive Oil, Basil & Mint Recipe

Jul 23, 2014
Boiled Potatoes with Olive Oil, Basil & Mint Recipe | cookincanuck.com

This boiled potato recipe, with olive oil and fresh herbs, couldn’t be simpler, but the flavors will convince you to make this side dish several times each week. This recipe is straight out of my mum’s playbook, and it’s always amazing to me how something so simple can taste so good. When I was a [...]

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Zucchini, Capers & Garlic Whole Wheat Pasta Recipe

Jul 17, 2014
Zucchini, Capers & Garlic Whole Wheat Pasta Recipe | cookincanuck.com

This seductive, savory pasta whole wheat pasta recipe is salty, tangy, garlicky and fresh from julienned slices of fresh zucchini. It had been a long time since I’ve seen a really good food movie. You know the kind I mean…the ones that make you yearn to lock yourself in the kitchen, then chop with abandon [...]

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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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Jicama, Black Bean & Corn Salsa Recipe

Jul 9, 2014
Jicama, Black Bean & Corn Salsa Recipes | cookincanuck.com

Whip up this jicama, black bean and corn salsa for a healthy, low calorie snack or serve it over grilled chicken or fish for an awesome meal! As much as I love hummus and veggies, there’s only so much that one gal can eat. Afternoon is snacking and grazing time and I need to spice [...]

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Quinoa, Blueberry & Avocado Salad Recipe

Jul 7, 2014
Quinoa, Blueberry & Avocado Salad Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Punch up the flavor of a healthy quinoa salad with fresh blueberries, avocado, feta cheese and a tangy lime vinaigrette. It’s the perfect potluck salad! My kids are trying to nail me down on one particular question and I refuse to commit to an answer. “Mum, what is your favorite summertime fruit?” I try to [...]

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Vegetarian Pesto & Olive Pizza Roll-Ups Recipe

Jun 30, 2014
Vegetarian Pesto & Olive Pizza Roll-Ups Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Surprise your family or guests with these fun vegetarian olive and pesto pizza roll-ups. They’re great for snacking! Thank you to California Ripe Olives and Kitchen PLAY for helping me to share this recipe with you. (Be sure to scroll down to find out how you could win a fantastic California Ripe Olives gift pack! [...]

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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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Tart Cherry & Mango Smoothie Recipe + Half-Marathon Countdown

Jun 16, 2014
Tart Cherry & Mango Smoothie Recipe | cookincanuck.com

With a half-marathon just around the corner and a love of delicious smoothies, my husband and I are embarking on the 7-Day tart cherry challenge. Thank you to Choose Cherries for helping me to share this recipe with you.. There has been a lot of running going on, which means a lot of runner’s highs [...]

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