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Dara Michalski
Works at Cookin' Canuck
Attended University of British Columbia
Lives in Utah
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On-the-Go Egg Breakfast Pitas with Salsa Yogurt are the perfect way to fuel up your family! {New}

http://www.cookincanuck.com/2015/03/on-the-go-egg-breakfast-pita-sandwich-recipe/
#breakfast   #recipe   #healthyrecipe   #fueluptoplay60   #vegetarian   #easyrecipes  
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very delicious 
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{New} This Hearty Mushroom, Farro Ginger Soup is a must-make for a winter's day!
Recipe => http://www.cookincanuck.com/2015/01/hearty-mushroom-farro-ginger-soup-recipe/
#vegan   #vegetarian   #recipe   #wholegrains   #healthyeating   #cleaneating  
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Oh!!  I've just discovered I have a big love of farro... so happy to see this!!
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My kids would love these Wintertime Strawberry S'Mores from +Laura Fuentes!

The recipe => http://bit.ly/berryMry
#BerryMerry   #strawberries   #smores   #recipe   #dessert  +California Strawberries 
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thanks for sharing +Dara Michalski ! 
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These Light Meringues with Pomegranate & Pistachios may look fancy, but they're as simple as can be!

The recipe => http://www.cookincanuck.com/2014/12/light-meringues-with-pomegranate-pistachios/
#recipe   #christmasrecipes   #dessert   #meringue   #pomegranate  
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so festive!
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These easy Baked Pumpkin Pie Egg Rolls are a fantastic healthy dessert, with a kick of gingersnap flavor! Plus, they're lactose-free.

http://www.cookincanuck.com/2014/11/baked-pumpkin-pie-egg-rolls-recipe/
#lactosefree   #pumpkinpie   #thanksgiving   #recipe   #healthyeating  
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I agree with Becca! I could easily eat a few of these for breakfast! 
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I'm trying to resist all of the Halloween candy!  These Light Maple Cashew Baked Apples are helping to curb my cravings.

http://www.cookincanuck.com/2014/10/light-maple-cashew-baked-apples-recipe/
#applerecipes   #vegan   #cashew   #dessert   #recipe   #snack  
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Need this for breakfast!
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{New} Buckwheat Crepes with Blended Berry Yogurt - Breakfast or dessert...you decide!   Plus, introducing Week 5 of our #HealthyNewYear  challenge.
The recipe => http://www.cookincanuck.com/2015/02/buckwheat-crepes-with-blended-berry-yogurt-recipe/
#recipe   #wholegrains   #crepes   #yogurt   #breakfast   #cleaneating  
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Looks almost too good to eat +Dara Michalski 
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Baked Steel Cut Oatmeal with Tart Cherries & Pepitas - This is what made me finally love oatmeal! 

http://www.cookincanuck.com/2015/01/baked-steel-cut-oatmeal-with-tart-cherries-pepitas/
#dairyfree   #healthyeating   #breakfast   #tartcherries  
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Wow, this looks really good!
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An easy appetizer for the holidays! Mini Sherry Shrimp & Tarragon Phyllo Bites

http://www.cookincanuck.com/2014/12/mini-sherry-shrimp-tarragon-phyllo-bites-recipe/
#appetizer   #recipe   #shrimp   #phyllo   #healthy   #lowcalorie  
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Very good.
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There’s nothing like a kale salad with fresh berries (and Parmesan crisps!) to inject the flavor of summer into winter!

http://www.cookincanuck.com/2014/11/kale-salad-with-raspberries-and-parmesan-crisps/
#healthyrecipes   #kale   #salad   #raspberries   #vegetarian   +Driscoll’s 
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Is there anything that sriracha can't be squirted on?! I think not. This Roasted Butternut Squash Salad gets a dose of Sriracha Lime Dressing.

http://www.cookincanuck.com/2014/11/roasted-butternut-squash-salad-with-sriracha-lime-dressing-recipe/
#vegan   #vegetarian   #cleaneating   #salad   #recipe   #healthy   #butternutsquash   #glutenfree  
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I'm seriously addicted to the stuff...
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What a pretty (and easy!) dessert for fall!  Lovely way to highlight fruit as the weather gets chilly. +Yvette Marquez-Sharpnack 

http://bit.ly/1mcaCdl 

#fall4strawberries   #dessert   #recipe  +California Strawberries 
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Nice
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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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