Mar 30
2015

Lighten up your brunch table with these fragrant and tasty lemon and cherry whole wheat scones. There’s even a make-ahead option to make your morning easier.
Lemon and Cherry Whole Wheat Scones Recipe...125 calories and 3 Weight Watchers PP | cookincanuck.com #brunch

For the kids, Easter morning may be all about Easter baskets and chocolate eggs. But for me, it’s about sipping on a hot cup of tea (Earl Grey, please) and munching on a warm hot cross bun, all while watching the boys run madly about the backyard in search of colored eggs filled with candy and coins (hey, the Easter Bunny has to get creative when one of the kids has sworn off of desserts…453 days and counting).
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Toasted Brown Rice with Mushrooms & Thyme Recipe

Mar 27, 2015
Toasted Brown Rice with Mushrooms & Thyme Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Sometimes side dishes are the best part of the meal, particularly when flavored with browned mushrooms and fresh thyme. Brown rice adds a dose of fiber to any meal. As much as we love experimenting with different grains, such as quinoa, farro and barley, our go-to whole grain remains brown rice. Sometime we cook it […]

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Lemon Quinoa with Artichokes, Roasted Peppers & Basil

Mar 25, 2015
Lemon Quinoa with Artichokes, Roasted Peppers & Basil | cookincanuck.com

Mix up the flavors of spring in this healthy quinoa salad, packed with artichokes, roasted peppers and basil. At least once a month, I hear someone say that they’ve tried quinoa, but really don’t enjoy the taste. As a long-time devotee, I inevitably launch into an impromptu Q&A session which, if I play it right, […]

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Rice Noodles with Chicken, Asparagus & Soy Ginger Sauce Recipe

Mar 23, 2015
Rice Noodles with Chicken, Asparagus & Soy Ginger Sauce Recipe | cookincanuck.com

This make-ahead rice noodle recipe, packed with chicken and asparagus, can be made in 20 minutes. It’s one of my family’s favorite meals any time of the year! Switch up the vegetables and meat to suit your taste buds. I came into the kitchen the other day and found the backside of a 10-year old […]

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Portobello Baked Eggs with Spinach & Smoked Gouda Recipe

Mar 20, 2015
Portobello Baked Eggs with Spinach & Smoked Gouda Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Portobello mushrooms are stuffed with sauteed spinach, tomatoes and smoked gouda, becoming the perfect backdrop for a perfectly cooked runny egg yolk. “The burst” is a thing of legend in our house. It started when I was a kid, passed on to me by my Dad, and has now been passed on to my own […]

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Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Almond Butter Sauce Recipe

Mar 18, 2015
Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Almond Butter Sauce | cookincanuck.com

This powerhouse sweet potato side dish recipe is packed with vitamins and kicked up with a savory almond butter sauce. There’s a whole lot of healthy eating going on in our house. Well, besides the darn Girl Scout cookies (curse those coconut-y Samoas!) We’re always pretty healthy around here, but Steve is in ultra-focus mode, […]

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How to Use Manual Mode on Your Camera {Adobe Giveaway}

Mar 16, 2015
How to Use Manual Mode on Your Camera  | cookincanuck.com

Learn the basics of how to operate your DSLR camera in manual mode. An easy tutorial and a little practice is all it takes. Plus, enter for a chance to win a copy of Adobe Photoshop Element/Premiere Elements 13. Thank you to Adobe Photoshop Elements for helping me to share this post with you. I’ll […]

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Whole Wheat Banana Nut Muffins Recipe

Mar 13, 2015
Whole Wheat Banana Nut Muffins Recipe | cookincanuck.com

These Banana Nut Muffins are really all about the taste, but you can’t beat a muffin that’s also healthier, thanks to whole wheat flour and less sugar. Over the past (almost) six years of writing this blog, I’ve learned an important lesson when it comes to recipe development. As much fun as it is to […]

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Pork Chops with Dijon Maple Sauce Recipe

Mar 11, 2015
Pork Chops with Dijon Maple Sauce Recipes | cookincanuck.com

This one pot meal comes together in 15 minutes and is easy on the wallet. Healthy pork Chops are drizzled with an easy Dijon maple sauce. Quick, cheap and family-friendly…that’s my love language when it comes to weeknight meals. For no really good reason, pork chops were absent from our dinner table for years. But […]

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