Warm Brie with Cranberries and WalnutsDip into the luscious melted cheese with trans fat–free 100 percent whole-grain or wheat crackers. Outstanding.
Yield: 8 servings (serving size: about 1 ounce cheese mixture and 5 crackers)
Ingredients
    1 (8-ounce) round Brie cheese
    2 tablespoons dried cranberries

Jalapeno Poppers BurgersCheese Covered, Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Popper Burgers with Roasted Jalapeno Mayonnaise
These burgers have all of the flavours of jalapeno poppers with their jalapeno and cream cheese filling and their bacon wrapping and coat of melted cheddar cheese.
Servings: makes 4 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes

Cranberry Goat Cheese Stuffed ChickenPrepare this stuffed chicken breast recipe from beginning to on-the-table in 15 minutes!

Ingredients

    2 chicken breasts
    1 tbsp Enzo Olive Oil
    1 tsp fresh rosemary (chopped)

Sockeye Salmon CrostiniOur Sockeye Salmon Crostini appetizer showcases the velvety texture and bold flavour of sockeye salmon. It'll be a hit with your guests.

Yield: Serves 6 (serving size: 2 crostini)
Total: 10 Minutes

INGREDIENTS
1 (6-ounce) fresh or frozen sustainable sockeye salmon fillet (such as Alaskan)

Crunchy Poppyseed Chicken SaladAn easy and healthful way to experience a satisfying blend of flavours and textures.

What you need:
12 ounce bag broccoli slaw
1 large bell pepper, diced
2 cups carrots, shredded
1- 8 ounce can pineapple chunks, drained

Curried Turkey SaladThis is a refreshing, English / Indian-inspired twist on leftover turkey — a nice change of pace after a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. Dried cranberries take the place of more traditional grapes and lend a little contrasting sweetness, and cilantro and lime play out the tropical theme. Using more yogurt than mayonnaise keeps the salad light.  (Substitute lowfat Greek yogurt for regular lowfat yogurt to avoid the draining step.)
Serves 2 to 4

Jalapeno PoppersThe crunch of the pepper with the creamy filling and the smoky bacon over top makes this the ultimate boating recipe. If you are racking your brain trying to think of a great appetizer to take to your Thanksgiving feast then this is it.  This appetizer offers a terrific assortment of textures and flavours and the taste is incredible.

Pumpkin Icebox SquaresOrange zest adds a fruity twist to a classic Fall treat, which we've topped with a seasonally spiced whipped cream. The squares can be made up to two days in advance and stored in a tightly covered pan in the refrigerator.
Hands-on Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes plus overnight chilling time
Serves: 24

Apple Pancakes with Cider SyrupApril Harmon of Greenville, Tennessee shares these tender pancakes filled with minced apple and raisin, and drizzled with apple cider syrup. "They're wonderful in the summer or on a cool fall morning," April notes.
Ingredients
    1/2 cup all-purpose flour
    1/4 cup whole wheat flour
    2 teaspoons sugar
    1/4 teaspoon baking soda

Dry Steak Rub, Avocado Salsa and Broccoli SaladThis is a very flavourful and easy to prepare dinner that is also Paleo friendly for those of you who are into eating whole foods that are not processed.  Steak Dry Rub, Avocado Salsa,
Chopped Broccoli Salad

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The Middens of Galiano Island

By Catherine Dook

We motored our way into Montague Harbour along a twisted channel with our engine muffled by the leaning trees.

“This is peaceful,” I told my husband, John.

“Look,” I pointed to an eagle sitting on the top of a tree overlooking the channel entrance like a sentinel giving permission for us to pass. Dignified, unruffled, his impassioned gaze noted and then dismissed us, as uninteresting and perhaps unworthy. I was tired. We’d pulled up anchor at Portland Island that morning, and the grind of the diesel engine had worn me down.

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Cruisers Yachts Cantius 50

Cruisers Yachts Cantius 50By: John Armstrong and Andy Adams
Photos: Cruisers Yachts Inc.

Almost a decade ago, Cruisers Yachts Inc., launched an entire line of express cruisers called “Cantius” (named after company owner KC Stock’s grandfather) that began with the 48Cantius then came the 54, the 60 and now the Cantius 50. In the fall of 2017, we will be at the debut of the 42 Cantius at the Fort Lauderdale International boat show.

These designs have a strong family resemblance withhandsome and distinctive linesand with a design philosophy that you could say, pioneered the new version of the express cruiser. 

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