Roasted Asparagus Recipe with Dijon Vinaigrette Dressing

Apr 2, 2014
Roasted Asparagus Recipe with Dijon Vinaigrette | cookincanuck.com

Fresh springtime asparagus is tossed with olive and roasted until tender, then drizzled with a simple Dijon vinaigrette. Am I the only one who suffers from road rage in the aisles of Costco? Last Sunday, we were caught in one of those classic Costco traffic jams. Everyone and their cousin was roaming the aisles with [...]

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Whole Wheat Hot Cross Bun Recipe with Dried Cherries & Lemon

Mar 31, 2014
Whole Wheat Hot Cross Bun Recipe with Dried Cherries & Lemon | cookincanuck.com

This healthy whole wheat version of hot cross buns is perfect for Easter breakfast. The tart cherries and lemon glaze add a sweet tang to the tender buns. Thank you to Choose Cherries for helping me to share this recipe with you. This year, the Easter bunny is going to be hippity-hopping around a hotel [...]

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Run Like a Girl: My Favorite Things

Mar 30, 2014
Run Like a Girl: My Favorite Things | cookincanuck.com

Getting ready for spring running? Here is a list of some of my favorite running gear, from shoes to skirts. Plus, looking forward to upcoming races. It was a big day for my son (M). Two weekends ago, he ran his first 10k race, with my husband pacing him the whole way. It was a [...]

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Healthy No-Bake Maple Cookies Recipe {Vegan}

Mar 28, 2014
Healthy No-Bake Maple Cookies Recipe {Vegan} | cookincanuck.com

Spoil your family with these Healthy No-Bake Maple Banana Cookies. And if you follow a vegan diet, these treats are for you, too! We call it liquid gold at our house, and our stinginess roars to the forefront when our boys start liberally pouring the maple syrup over their waffles. We become highly unreasonable guardians [...]

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Baked Quinoa Cakes Recipe with Dried Tart Cherries & Pistachios

Mar 26, 2014
Baked Quinoa Cakes Recipe with Tart Cherries & Pistachios | cookincanuck.com

Baked quinoa cakes with a creamy basil yogurt sauce are a healthy and delicious appetizer. Dried tart cherries and pistachios add a hint of sweetness and crunch. Thank you to Choose Cherries for helping me to share this recipe with you.. My husband is the most dedicated “night before” meal-maker I know. Every night he [...]

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One-Pot Turkey Sausage & Bean Ragout Recipe

Mar 24, 2014
One-Pot Chicken Sausage & Bean Ragout Recipe  | cookincanuck.com

This one-pot dinner recipe is sure to be a hit with the whole family. It combines turkey sausages and black beans in a tomato-based sauce, all in 30 minutes. You know you’ve hit the recipe jackpot when your two kids and one of their friends inhale their first helping and promptly ask for a second. [...]

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Healthy Turkey Sloppy Joe Recipe

Mar 21, 2014
Healthy Turkey Sloppy Joe Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Kick up the flavor and “healthy” factor of Sloppy Joes with this easy recipe. It’s great for a last-minute weeknight meal. You may be someone who plans your menu for the week (how I envy your organizational skills!) or that other type of person who decides what’s for dinner at 5pm, when the troops are [...]

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Low-Fat Greek Chicken Salad Wrap Recipe

Mar 19, 2014
Low-Fat Greek Chicken Salad Wrap Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Whip up this tasty low-fat Greek Chicken Salad Wrap in less than 15 minutes. It’s packed with vegetables and feta cheese for a satisfying lunch. If lunchtime is going to go well (and by well, I mean that it won’t involve a bag of Doritos and a dill pickle), I need to have a plan. [...]

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Shrimp & Artichoke Whole Wheat Pasta Salad Recipe

Mar 17, 2014
Shrimp & Artichoke Whole Wheat Pasta Salad Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Whip up this pasta salad for a healthy make-ahead meal or to bring to a potluck. Whole wheat pasta, perfectly seared shrimp and artichokes make a fantastic combination! Having a 9-year old boy, particularly the 9-year old boy (T) that lives in our house, keeps one on one’s toes. I’ve written about his Bigfoot hunting [...]

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