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Dara Michalski
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{New} "Veggie-fy" your breakfast with these Whole Wheat Zucchini Pancakes.  They're a breeze to put together!

http://www.cookincanuck.com/2015/07/whole-wheat-zucchini-pancakes-recipe/
#recipe   #breakfast   #pancakes   #zucchini   #brunch   #wholewheat   #healthyeating   #cleaneating  
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These Fish Tacos with Tart Cherry & Mango Salsa were a surprising hit with the family!

http://www.cookincanuck.com/2015/07/fish-tacos-with-tart-cherry-mango-salsa-recipe/
#recip   #tacos   #fish   #salsa   #healthyeating   #cleaneating   #cherries  
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Hi Dara,  Those Fish Tacos look great.   Thank you for the post.   Have a good day.   Kent
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Love to eat healthy
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Yummy
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This Grilled Turkey Burger with Curry Hummus just might become a new summertime favorite!

http://www.cookincanuck.com/2015/06/grilled-turkey-burgers-with-curry-hummus-recipe/
#burger   #healthyeating   #hummus   #turkey   #grilling   #recipe  
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Thanks, +Amie Valpone!
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{New} These Watermelon & Goat Cheese Phyllo Bites became an instant favorite at our appetizer party and they only take 15 minutes to make!

http://www.cookincanuck.com/2015/07/watermelon-goat-cheese-basil-phyllo-bites-recipe/
#recipe   #appetizer   #watermelon   #healthyeating   #cheese   #happyhour  
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So pretty!
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My zucchini-hating son fell in love with these Baked Zucchini Fries with Pesto Yogurt Dipping Sauce!

http://www.cookincanuck.com/2015/07/baked-zucchini-fries-with-pesto-yogurt-dipping-sauce-recipe/
#recipe   #vegetarian   #eatseasonal   #appetizer   #snack   #zucchini   #pesto   #yogurt   #eathealthy  
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Hi Dara,  Wow  !!  Baked Zucchini fries.   And Healthy too  !!   Not Fried.   Thank you for the posting.  It is nice meeting you.   Have a good day.   Kent
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{New} Blackberry Maple Iced Tea {Low Sugar}  Perfect for sipping on the patio!

Recipe => http://www.cookincanuck.com/2015/06/blackberry-maple-iced-tea-recipe/
#recipe   #drink   #beverage   #blackberry   #maple   #lowsugar   #icedtea  
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beautiful color!
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This Strawberry & Quinoa Salad with Toasted Almonds earned a spot in our summer potluck recipe arsenal!

http://www.cookincanuck.com/2015/06/strawberry-quinoa-salad-with-toasted-almonds/
#quinoa   #salad   #recipe   #healthyeating   #glutenfree   #vegan   #vegetarian   #wholefoods   #cleaneating  
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Sun-Dried Tomato & Dill Yogurt Dip - A quick dip that's great for summertime potlucks. And it's also really good spread on sandwiches or dolloped onto grilled fish or chicken.

http://www.cookincanuck.com/2015/06/sun-dried-tomato-dill-yogurt-dip-recipe/
#recipe   #dip   #tomato   #vegetarian   #glutenfree   #healthyeating   #yogurt   #cleaneating  
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Tips on How to Make Your Own Facebook Cover...it's easy!

http://www.cookincanuck.com/2015/05/how-to-make-a-facebook-cover/
#Facebook   #tutorial   #howto   #socialmedia   #Photoshop  
Turn your personal or Facebook cover into something personalized and beautiful. This tutorial will show you how to do it in a few easy steps.
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  • Cookin' Canuck
    food blogger, food photographer, food writer, 2009 - present
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Food blogger, Cookin' Canuck - Easy, healthy & innovative recipes
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Dara Michalski is the writer, recipe developer and photographer behind the award winning site, Cookin’ Canuck. Dara has been sharing her easy, innovative and healthy recipes with her readers since April 2009. More recently, she started writing about her adventures with running, including her first marathon.

Starting in September 2011, Dara’s cooking and view on health went through a transformation, leading to a 30-pound weight loss and a new dedication to moderation in eating and exercise. Read about her Health & Weight Loss Journey.  Her recipes reflect the meals she serves her family – full of flavor, occasional naughty, but with a focus on health and moderation. She believes that healthy eating doesn’t need to equal boring food!

Education
  • University of British Columbia
    BA in Psychology (music for 2 years), 1990 - 1995
  • St. Cloud State University
    M.S. in Community Psychology, 2006 - 2008
  • University of Northern Colorado
    Music Performance, 1989 - 1990
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