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Mushroom, Bacon & Spinach Whole Wheat Pasta Recipe

Apr 16, 2014
Mushroom, Bacon & Spinach Whole Wheat Pasta Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Mushrooms, bacon and spinach in a (fairly) light whole wheat pasta dish that’s ready in 30 minutes. Does it get any better than that? As much as I enjoy meatless meals (I’ve been making this one over and over again), I can’t fathom completely giving up meat. There’s one word to explain this…bacon. Well okay, [...]

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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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Baked Butternut Squash & Turkey Meatballs Recipe

Mar 13, 2014
Baked Butternut Squash & Turkey Meatballs Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Bolster the vitamins and flavor in a classic turkey meatball recipe with some butternut squash puree. The kids will never know! Thanks to General Mills for helping me share this recipe with you. Here’s the deal. My kids are pretty good eaters. When it comes to fruits and veggies, there is a pretty wide array [...]

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Hummus-Crusted Baked Fish Recipe {Barramundi}

Mar 11, 2014
Hummus-Crusted Baked Fish Recipe {Barramundi} | cookincanuck.com

Hook, line and sinker. You’ll be sold on this hummus and breadcrumb-crusted fish recipe at first bite. Thanks to the NoshOn.It Publisher Partner Program for sponsoring this post and helping me to share this recipe with you. If you caught my recipe for Asian-Style Fish & Bok Choy in Foil last month, you’ll understand why [...]

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Lemon & Dill Shrimp Quesadilla Recipe

Mar 5, 2014
Lemon & Dill Shrimp Quesadilla Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Shrimp seared with garlic and brightened with lemon and dill are tucked into a crispy quesadilla, along with spinach and feta cheese. My 9-year old is a bloodhound. Not literally, of course. But he could challenge the most scent-sensitive canine to a smell-off any day of the week. He undoubtedly got his unique olfactory talent [...]

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Pumpkin & Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

Feb 14, 2014
Pumpkin & Chicken Enchiladas Recipe | cookincanuck.com

This twist on a classic chicken enchilada recipe pairs pumpkin and Greek yogurt for a healthy tangy-sweet sauce with a kick of jalapeno peppers. The annual flurry of pumpkin recipes may be over and done, but I was enticed to dive into this vitamin-packed vegetable again by a couple of cans that were peeking forlornly [...]

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