Couscous with Nectarines & Toasted Almonds Recipe

Aug 21, 2014
Couscous with Nectarines & Toasted Almonds Recipe | cookincanuck.com

This sweet, tangy and nutty whole wheat couscous recipe with nectarine and toasted almonds can be whipped up in only 10 minutes. Okay, ‘fess up. Who pressed the fast-forward button? I swear on a wedge of Brie cheese (that’s serious stuff, people) that summer just started last week. And yet, I had to send my [...]

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Summer Harvest Naan Pizza Recipe with Corn, Tomatoes & Jalapeño

Aug 18, 2014
Summer Harvest Naan Pizza Recipe with Corn, Tomatoes & Jalapeño | cookincanuck.com

Pile on the sweet corn and tomatoes to make an easy, fantastic summertime naan pizza. Jalapeño peppers add a touch of heat. There’s a new restaurant in town, about 7 minutes from our house and it caught my eye on a day that I was craving pizza. Okay, really, that’s just about any day. But [...]

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Good-bye, sweet girl…

Aug 15, 2014
Good-bye, sweet girl...

“Mum, there is going to be a new ocean tomorrow.” “Why’s that, T?” “Because of all the tears we’ve cried.” The past two days have been rough. On Wednesday evening, we had to say good-bye to our sweet pup, Tiana. She has been with us since she was 18 months old, when she had a [...]

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Grilled Pineapple Chili Pork Chops Recipe

Aug 13, 2014
Pineapple Chili Pork Chops

Dress up grilled pork chops with this amazing and simple pineapple chili glaze. The result is tender, succulent pork that is ready in 15 minutes. Every time I cook pork chops, I think to myself, “Why the heck don’t I make these more often?” You would think my eldest son’s fist pump and whispered, “Yes!” [...]

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Baked Whole Wheat Peach Pancake Recipe

Aug 11, 2014
Baked Whole Wheat Peach Pancake Recipe | cookincanuck.com

We may never go back to plain pancakes again after feasting on this Baked Whole Wheat Peach Pancake. It’s low in added sugar and fat, and has a gorgeous texture! And let’s not forget those sweet summer peaches. Everyone seems to have their old stand-bys when it comes to brunch. For us, it’s whole wheat [...]

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Sautéed Zucchini, Corn & Blistered Tomatoes Recipe

Aug 6, 2014
Sautéed Zucchini, Corn & Blistered Tomatoes Recipe | cookincanuck.com

This is, quite simply, one of the best summer side dishes I’ve every made. Sweet corn and tomatoes are sautéed with diced zucchini, lime juice and cilantro. Little do the farmers know it, but my family has taken full ownership of our favorite farm stand. “Let’s go to our farm stand.” “We bought some amazing [...]

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Smoky Grilled Barbecue Chicken Pizza Recipe

Aug 4, 2014
Smoky Grilled Barbecue Chicken Pizza Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Fire up the grill for this easy, smoky grilled barbecue chicken pizza. The texture and taste are better than any pizza from a brick oven. If you haven’t tried grilled pizza, toss aside every other dinner idea and get your hands on some pizza dough. I first experienced grilled pizza when I was part of [...]

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Whole Wheat Strawberry Oat Bars Recipe

Aug 1, 2014
Whole Wheat Strawberry Oat Bars Recipe | cookincanuck.com

These easy Whole Wheat Strawberry Oat Bars will be the star of the dessert table at any potluck. They’re beyond addictive, with a side of “healthy”. Thank you to the California Strawberry Commission for helping me to share this recipe with you. When it comes to summertime potlucks, I’m usually the one bringing the pasta [...]

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Spiced Chicken Skewers with Avocado Chile Coconut Sauce Recipe + Summer Entertaining

Jul 30, 2014
Spiced Chicken Skewers with Avocado Chile Coconut Sauce Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Summer entertaining was never easier than with this make-ahead menu, including healthy and tasty Spiced Chicken Skewers with an Avocado Chile Coconut Sauce. Thank you to California Avocados for helping me to share these ideas with you. Every summer we eat as many meals “al fresco” as we possibly can. We’re lucky that our back [...]

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