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Artichoke Hummus Recipe with Hazelnuts & Fresh Mint

Apr 19, 2012
Artichoke Hummus Recipe with Hazelnuts & Fresh Mint | cookincanuck.com

Afternoons were always the worst time of day. In the past, noshing turned from a healthy snack into about four handfuls worth of calories that could be considered a full blown meal. Cheese and crackers, then a few more cheese and crackers, maybe a cookie, then bites of the previous night’s leftover dinner. My goodness, [...]

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Quinoa Salad with Chickpeas, Kalamata Olives & Mint Recipe

Jul 12, 2011
Quinoa Salad with Chickpeas, Kalamata Olives & Mint Recipe

If you loaded the amount of quinoa our family eats in one year into a small boat, that vessel would sink to the bottom of the sea faster than you could say “healthy mini grain” five times fast. Quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) is actually healthy; I didn’t just make that up. It is a complete protein [...]

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Crockpot Chickpea Stew Recipe with Balsamic Caramelized Onions

Mar 15, 2011
Crockpot Chickpea Stew Recipe with Balsamic Caramelized Onions | cookincanuck.com

There are only so many workouts one can do to work off Irish Cream Cheesecake Brownies. After a couple of days of indulgence around here, it was time to break out the healthy recipes. The last time I pulled out my crockpot (slow cooker) for a vegetarian dish, I made a chickpea and tomato stew, [...]

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