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Baked Salmon Meatballs with Creamy Avocado Sauce

Apr 13, 2015
Baked Salmon Meatballs with Creamy Avocado Sauce | cookincanuck.com

Seriously, these baked salmon meatballs may be some of the best things you’ve eaten in awhile. They’re made even better with a dollop of creamy avocado sauce on top. Thanks to California Avocado for helping me to share this recipe with you. It felt like we covered all of the seasons on spring break last […]

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Seared Shrimp Salad with Jicama, Strawberries & Avocado

Apr 9, 2015
Seared Shrimp Salad with Jicama, Strawberries & Avocado | cookincanuck.com

This healthy dinner salad will leave your family begging for more. Succulent shrimp, crunchy jicama, sweet strawberries and creamy avocado. What’s not to love?! If there’s one thing that I remember from my first experiences eating in nice restaurants as a kid, it would be shrimp. Shrimp cocktail, to be exact. Growing up in Vancouver, […]

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Curry Asparagus & Cauliflower “Rice” Recipe

Apr 6, 2015
Curry Asparagus and Cauliflower Rice Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Whether you’re looking for a paleo, low carb or vegan side dish, or just something that tastes really darn good, this Curry Asparagus and Cauliflower “Rice” should do the trick! This whole veggie thing is taking on a life of its own. As I mentioned in my last couple of posts, Easy Vegetable Soft Tacos […]

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10 Healthy Recipes for Spring

Apr 3, 2015
10 Healthy Recipes for Spring | cookincanuck.com

Springtime is the time to pull out the fresh fruits and vegetables! Salad, desserts, side dishes, snacks…bring on the asparagus, cauliflower and strawberries in these healthy recipes! Over the past couple of days, cookbooks were strewn across our family room coffee table. Every cookbook about vegetables was open wide, thumbed through over and over, feeding […]

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Lemon & Cherry Whole Wheat Scones Recipe

Mar 30, 2015
Lemon & Cherry Whole Wheat Scones Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Lighten up your brunch table with these fragrant and tasty lemon and cherry whole wheat scones. There’s even a make-ahead option to make your morning easier. For the kids, Easter morning may be all about Easter baskets and chocolate eggs. But for me, it’s about sipping on a hot cup of tea (Earl Grey, please) […]

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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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