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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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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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