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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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White Bean & Basil Hummus Recipe {Nut-Free}

Feb 25, 2015
White Bean & Basil Hummus Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Hummus gets a makeover with white beans , fresh basil and just the right amount of garlic. Plus, it’s vegan and nut-free. If I was ever to come across a vampire, I have no doubt that I’d be able to repel him from about 20 feet away. You see, I am one of those people […]

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Boiled Potatoes with Olive Oil, Basil & Mint Recipe

Jul 23, 2014
Boiled Potatoes with Olive Oil, Basil & Mint Recipe | cookincanuck.com

This boiled potato recipe, with olive oil and fresh herbs, couldn’t be simpler, but the flavors will convince you to make this side dish several times each week. This recipe is straight out of my mum’s playbook, and it’s always amazing to me how something so simple can taste so good. When I was a […]

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Make-Ahead Caprese Baked Eggs Recipe

May 30, 2014
Make-Ahead Caprese Baked Eggs Recipe | cookincanuck.com

These healthy make-ahead baked eggs are fantastic for an easy breakfast or dinner. The caprese flavors make them irresistibly good! Clearly I have “caprese” on the mind. It was just over a week ago that I posted a Caprese Spaghetti Squash Recipe with Roasted Tomatoes and now I’m at it again with this easy baked […]

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Almond & Basil Chicken Lettuce Wraps Recipe

Nov 25, 2013
Almond & Basil Chicken Lettuce Wraps Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Who doesn’t love eating with their hands? These easy and healthy almond and basil chicken lettuce wraps are sure to become a family favorite. There are times when you come across a cookbook that truly reflects the life and souls of those who wrote it. That is certainly the case with Bountiful: Recipes Inspired by […]

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Make-Ahead Baked Egg Recipe with Turkey Sausage, Mushrooms & Tomatoes

Aug 2, 2013
Make-Ahead Baked Egg Recipe with Turkey Sausage, Mushrooms & Tomato | cookincanuck.com

These make-ahead baked eggs are perfect for breakfast on school mornings or for entertaining. They’re packed with turkey sausage, mushrooms and tomatoes. I am not ready for this. In two weeks, my eldest son starts middle school. I am like every other parent who reaches this point in their child’s life and desperately reaches their […]

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Mini Grilled Stuffed Peppers Recipe with Sausage & Basil

Jul 15, 2013
Mini Grilled Stuffed Peppers Recipe with Sausage & Basil | cookincanuck.com

Mini Peppers are stuffed with zesty turkey sausage, fresh mozzarella and basil, then cooked on the grill to make bite-sized appetizers. When a recipe involves sausage, mini peppers, fresh mozzarella and the grill, I tend to think that it has everything going for it. I first became enamored by these mini sweet peppers when I […]

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Sautéed Shrimp, Snap Peas & Pistachios with Basil Recipe

Mar 20, 2013
Shrimp Pistachio Snap Peas | Cookin' Canuck

. Subscribe to Cookin’ Canuck by Email There are times when random ingredients in my kitchen play nicely with each other to produce a healthy recipe that is nothing short of spectacular, such as this sautéed shrimp with snap peas, pistachios and basil. Rummaging through the fridge and pantry can shake out some surprising flavor […]

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Grilled Corn Salad Recipe with Cherry Tomatoes & Basil

Aug 21, 2012
Grilled Corn Salad Recipe with Cherry Tomatoes & Basil

Six days. That’s how much time is left before my boys go back to school. I’ll be honest – there’s a side of me that relishes the thought of regaining some semblance of a daily schedule, getting extra time to take care of my to-do list and savoring moments of quiet. But then, all that […]

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