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Dara Michalski
Works at Cookin' Canuck
Attended University of British Columbia
Lives in Utah
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This Grilled Vegetable Wrap with Hummus is one of the best sandwiches I've eaten in a long time.  And I could have made it with my eyes closed...it's that easy!

http://www.cookincanuck.com/2014/04/grilled-vegetable-wrap-recipe-with-hummus/

#vegan   #vegetarian   #MeatlessMonday  
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It so delecioso.
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Now this is a sight for my sore eyes!  Take a look at this gorgeous Lemon Ricotta Strawberry Pie with Poppy Seed Shortbread Crust by +Kevin Lynch.

http://www.closetcooking.com/2014/04/lemon-ricotta-strawberry-pie-with-poppy.html

#JustAddStrawberries    #pie   #dessert   +California Strawberries 
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+Jamie Warnke he's 3
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It's time to get excited about Easter baking!  Whole Wheat Hot Cross Buns with Dried Cherries & Lemon

http://www.cookincanuck.com/2014/03/whole-wheat-hot-cross-bun-recipe-with-dried-cherries-lemon/

#Easter   #baking   #hotcrossbuns   #wholegrain  
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These look fantastic +Dara Michalski 
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Baked Quinoa Cakes with Tart Cherries & Pistachios...and the basil yogurt sauce really puts them over the top!

http://www.cookincanuck.com/2014/03/baked-quinoa-cakes-recipe-tart-cherries-pistachios/

#appetizer   #cleaneating   #healthyrecipes   #choosecherries  
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Cherries will be at our farmers markets soon and I cannot wait to give this a try!
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{New} I wish I had made a double batch because my family couldn't stop eating these Lemon & Dill Shrimp Quesadillas (with feta & spinach).

http://www.cookincanuck.com/2014/03/lemon-dill-shrimp-quesadilla-recipe/

#recipe   #healthy   #shrimp   #quesadilla  
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Stunning colors; this looks amazing. Shrimp is my favorite +Dara Michalski 
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If you're Italian, please forgive me.  I turned chicken Marsala into fish (barramundi) Marsala and made it healthy.  

http://www.cookincanuck.com/2014/04/baked-fish-marsala-recipe-mushrooms-barramundi/

#healthyrecipes   #fishrecipes   #recipe  
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..and I'm Italian and I forgive you! ;)
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Man, I wish I was having this Lightened-Up Buffalo Chicken Salad Sandwich by +Kelley Epstein for lunch!

http://www.mountainmamacooks.com/2014/03/lightened-buffalo-chicken-salad-sandwiches/

#chickenrecipes   #sandwichrecipe   #buffalochicken  
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Delicious - perfect for lunch
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Here are some of My Favorite Things in my new Run Like a Girl post...shoes, gear and other things.

http://www.cookincanuck.com/2014/03/run-like-a-girl-my-favorite-things/

#running   #runwithdara   #exercise   #fitness  
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LOVE this post +Dara Michalski !!!!
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I just picked up some strawberries so I can make this Homemade Strawberry Fruit Leather by +Rachel Currier this week.

http://www.bakedbyrachel.com/easy-homemade-strawberry-fruit-leather/

#snackrecipes   #snacksforkids   #justaddstrawberries   #NatlNutritionMonth  
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Fruit leather is a favorite here! 
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Light(er) Sweet Potato Mac 'n Cheese...The sweet potato will hook you on this healthy version of mac & cheese.

http://www.cookincanuck.com/2014/02/light-sweet-potato-mac-n-cheese-recipe/

#vegetarian #maccheesemania #meatlessmonday
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The sweet and savoury combo here sounds amazing!
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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
Introduction

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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