Whole Wheat Banana Flax Pancakes

May 1, 2015
Whole Wheat Banana Flax Pancakes Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Breakfast, lunch or dinner…these healthy Whole Wheat Banana Flax Pancakes are fluffy and full of flavor! Pancakes are somewhat of a sacred meal in our house, meaning that they are revered above almost any other food. If my husband or I come back from a run, what do we crave? Pancakes. A busy night of […]

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Kamut Salad with Oranges, Leeks & Blue Cheese {Giveaway}

Apr 29, 2015
Kamut Salad with Oranges, Leeks & Blue Cheese | cookincanuck.com

The flavors in this Kamut Salad with Oranges, Leeks and Blue Cheese recipe from the beautiful new cookbook, Simply Ancient Grains, will make you dig in for bite after bite. When I was a kid, my mum took a natural foods cooking class from a woman who was considered to be the natural foods guru […]

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Baked Hummus Crusted Chicken Tenders Recipe

Apr 27, 2015
Baked Hummus Crusted Chicken Tenders Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Whip up these family-friendly Baked Hummus Crusted (surprising, I know…but so good) chicken tenders in less than 30 minutes. As I was doing a little clean-up in my Recipe Index the other day, a theme started to become clear. It seems that I have a thing for hummus. And not just hummus used for dipping […]

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Pancetta & Mushroom Crustless Quiche Recipe

Apr 24, 2015
Pancetta & Mushroom Crustless Quiche Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Serve this light Pancetta and Mushroom Crustless Quiche for brunch (think Mother’s Day) or dinner. The leftovers are great for quick breakfasts during the week. When you make the commitment to healthy eating, but are a lover of anything in the bacon family, you have to make an internal deal with yourself. Mine involved continuing […]

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Cheesy Chicken, Salsa & Couscous Soup

Apr 23, 2015
Cheesy Chicken, Salsa & Couscous Soup Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Within a few bites, my family asked me to put this healthy Cheesy Chicken, Salsa & Couscous Soup recipe in our regular dinner rotation. Done! Thank you to Sargento Cheese for helping me share this recipe with you. Have you ever watched reality adventure shows and wondered how you would do if you were dropped […]

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Whole Wheat Gnocchi with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Apr 20, 2015
Whole Wheat Gnocchi with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce | cookincanuck.com

In this easy vegetarian recipe, whole wheat gnocchi is bathed in a healthy roasted red pepper sauce. There is something magical about the simplicity of a sauce made almost entirely of vegetables. Clean, pure, tasting of nothing but the actual vegetable. While tomato sauce often gets top billing in the sauce world, particularly when you’re […]

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Running: Consistency & Motivation

Apr 19, 2015
Running: Consistency & Motivation | cookincanuck.com

Whether you’re just starting a running program or have been running for years, it’s always great to pick up some tips on maintaining consistency and motivation. Here are my best tips! When I tried to figure out why it’s been so long since I’ve written about running, it took awhile to come up with an […]

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How to: Poach Chicken Breasts

Apr 17, 2015
How to: Poach Chicken Breasts | cookincanuck.com

Poached chicken is fantastic to have on hand for salads, pastas and sandwiches. Use it right away or freeze the extras for later. This tutorial will show you how to poach chicken breasts in minutes! When I first started cooking, my idea of poaching chicken breasts was to throw them into a pot of boiling […]

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Smoky Cucumber, Radish & Avocado Salad Recipe

Apr 15, 2015
Smoky Cucumber, Radish & Avocado Salad Recipe | cookincanuck.com

The fresh flavors of radishes, cucumbers and avocados highlight the flavors of springtime beautifully in this easy salad. By most standards, I had pretty weird taste buds as a kid. My favorite appetizer was smoked oysters dipped in cocktail sauce, I adored toast with mayo and sardines, snacked on radishes whenever I could and ate […]

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