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Toasted Brown Rice with Mushrooms & Thyme Recipe

Mar 27, 2015
Toasted Brown Rice with Mushrooms & Thyme Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Sometimes side dishes are the best part of the meal, particularly when flavored with browned mushrooms and fresh thyme. Brown rice adds a dose of fiber to any meal. As much as we love experimenting with different grains, such as quinoa, farro and barley, our go-to whole grain remains brown rice. Sometime we cook it […]

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Rice Noodles with Chicken, Asparagus & Soy Ginger Sauce Recipe

Mar 23, 2015
Rice Noodles with Chicken, Asparagus & Soy Ginger Sauce Recipe | cookincanuck.com

This make-ahead rice noodle recipe, packed with chicken and asparagus, can be made in 20 minutes. It’s one of my family’s favorite meals any time of the year! Switch up the vegetables and meat to suit your taste buds. I came into the kitchen the other day and found the backside of a 10-year old […]

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Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Almond Butter Sauce Recipe

Mar 18, 2015
Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Almond Butter Sauce | cookincanuck.com

This powerhouse sweet potato side dish recipe is packed with vitamins and kicked up with a savory almond butter sauce. There’s a whole lot of healthy eating going on in our house. Well, besides the darn Girl Scout cookies (curse those coconut-y Samoas!) We’re always pretty healthy around here, but Steve is in ultra-focus mode, […]

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Whole Wheat Banana Nut Muffins Recipe

Mar 13, 2015
Whole Wheat Banana Nut Muffins Recipe | cookincanuck.com

These Banana Nut Muffins are really all about the taste, but you can’t beat a muffin that’s also healthier, thanks to whole wheat flour and less sugar. Over the past (almost) six years of writing this blog, I’ve learned an important lesson when it comes to recipe development. As much fun as it is to […]

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Pork Chops with Dijon Maple Sauce Recipe

Mar 11, 2015
Pork Chops with Dijon Maple Sauce Recipes | cookincanuck.com

This one pot meal comes together in 15 minutes and is easy on the wallet. Healthy pork Chops are drizzled with an easy Dijon maple sauce. Quick, cheap and family-friendly…that’s my love language when it comes to weeknight meals. For no really good reason, pork chops were absent from our dinner table for years. But […]

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Shrimp & Pork Wonton Soup Recipe

Mar 9, 2015
Shrimp & Pork Wonton Soup | cookincanuck.com

Whip up your favorite Asian takeout recipes, such as Shrimp and Pork Wonton Soup, at home, with the help of an awesome ebook that’s full of easy, flavorful recipes. I’ll never forget our first meal in our first apartment. We were becoming New Yorkers – an apartment on the Upper West Side, an affinity for […]

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Wild Rice Salad with Chicken, Dried Cherries & Goat Cheese

Mar 5, 2015
Wild Rice Salad with Chicken, Dried Cherries & Goat Cheese | cookincanuck.com

Take on the wild side (rice, that is) and whip up this healthy chicken and kale salad for dinner. Dried cherries and goat cheese add the perfect amount of sweet and tangy. Thank you to The Cherry Marketing Institute for helping me to share this recipe with you. Whenever I make a dinner that leaves […]

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On-the-Go Egg Breakfast Pita Sandwich Recipe with Salsa Yogurt

Mar 4, 2015
On-the-Go Egg Breakfast Pita Sandwich Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Fuel up your family with a healthy, easy, vegetarian breakfast recipe. This egg sandwich is fuel of nutrients to kick off the day. Thank you to the Dairy Council of Utah & Nevada for helping me to share this recipe with you. Eat more, play more. That sounds like a great plan to me! Oh, […]

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Italian Turkey Meatballs in Tomato Sauce Recipe

Mar 2, 2015
Italian Turkey Meatballs in Tomato Sauce Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Meatballs are always a crowd pleaser. These healthy turkey ones happily wallow in a pan of homemade tomato sauce. When my husband and I lived in New York City years ago, we regularly hit various Italian restaurants around the city, from the authentic joints in Little Italy to the family-style place near our apartment. While […]

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