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Mini Guacamole & Olive Cups Recipes {Healthy Snack}

Aug 27, 2014
Mini Guacamole & Olive Cups Recipes {Healthy Snack} | cookincanuck.com

Surprise your kids with these fun Mini Guacamole and Olive Cups…the perfect healthy after school snack. They’d be great as appetizers, too! Thanks to California Avocados for sponsoring this post and helping me to share this recipe with you. I’ve come to realize that my kids are in a constant state of “starving”. Actually, make [...]

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Couscous with Nectarines & Toasted Almonds Recipe

Aug 21, 2014
Couscous with Nectarines & Toasted Almonds Recipe | cookincanuck.com

This sweet, tangy and nutty whole wheat couscous recipe with nectarine and toasted almonds can be whipped up in only 10 minutes. Okay, ‘fess up. Who pressed the fast-forward button? I swear on a wedge of Brie cheese (that’s serious stuff, people) that summer just started last week. And yet, I had to send my [...]

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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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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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