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Dara Michalski
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Attended University of British Columbia
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Stock up your freezer with these Whole Wheat Zucchini Carrot Muffins!  They're great for on-the-go breakfasts and easy snacks.

http://www.cookincanuck.com/2015/08/whole-wheat-zucchini-carrot-muffins-recipe/
#recipe   #breakfast   #snacks   #zucchini   #carrot   #muffins   #healthyeating   #backtoschool  
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Delicious +Dara Michalski​
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I've made these recipes about 4057 times.  They are our tried-and-true 20 Healthy School Night Recipes.

http://www.cookincanuck.com/2015/08/20-healthy-school-night-recipes/
#backtoschool   #recipe   #dinner_ideas   #healthyeating   #easyrecipes  
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Thank you, +Sarah Fuller!  Yes, those salmon meatballs are VERY popular at our house.
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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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I love such food
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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 => A 30-minute meal for those busy night: Skillet Whole Wheat Pasta with Chicken & Tomato Sauce.

http://www.cookincanuck.com/2015/08/skillet-whole-wheat-pasta-chicken-tomato-sauce-recipe/
#recipe   #pasta   #chicken_recipes   #chicken   #healthyeating   #cleaneating   #homemade   #dinner   #easyrecipes  
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Wonderful!
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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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Very delicious indeed.
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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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Recipe developer, food writer and photographer, food blogger
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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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