Meatless Monday

Zucchini, Capers & Garlic Whole Wheat Pasta Recipe

Jul 17, 2014
Zucchini, Capers & Garlic Whole Wheat Pasta Recipe | cookincanuck.com

This seductive, savory pasta whole wheat pasta recipe is salty, tangy, garlicky and fresh from julienned slices of fresh zucchini. It had been a long time since I’ve seen a really good food movie. You know the kind I mean…the ones that make you yearn to lock yourself in the kitchen, then chop with abandon [...]

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Healthy Zucchini, Tomato & Yellow Squash Gratin Recipe

Jul 14, 2014
Healthy Zucchini, Tomato & Yellow Squash Gratin | cookincanuck.com

Whip up this healthy vegetarian gratin, filled with fresh zucchini, tomatoes and yellow squash. It’s perfect as a side dish or light meal. The entrepreneurial spirit was alive and well in our neighborhood this weekend. Signs were made, cups and spoons were in place and ice was at the ready as my boys and their [...]

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Quinoa, Blueberry & Avocado Salad Recipe

Jul 7, 2014
Quinoa, Blueberry & Avocado Salad Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Punch up the flavor of a healthy quinoa salad with fresh blueberries, avocado, feta cheese and a tangy lime vinaigrette. It’s the perfect potluck salad! My kids are trying to nail me down on one particular question and I refuse to commit to an answer. “Mum, what is your favorite summertime fruit?” I try to [...]

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Grilled Vegetable Enchiladas Recipe {Gluten-Free}

Jun 2, 2014
Grilled Vegetable Enchiladas Recipe {Gluten-Free} | cookincanuck.com

Enjoy the fantastic flavors in these healthy grilled vegetable enchiladas any day of the week. This vegetarian, gluten-free recipe is perfect for Meatless Monday. Mondays can be pretty rough. I feel it as soon as the alarm clock starts nagging me to get out of bed and face the to-do list for the week. After [...]

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Caprese Spaghetti Squash Recipe with Roasted Tomatoes {Vegetarian}

May 21, 2014
Caprese Spaghetti Squash with Roasted Tomatoes | cookincanuck.com

Roasted tomatoes add sweet and rich flavor to this vegetarian caprese spaghetti squash recipe. Basil and mozzarella top off the fresh flavors. Plus, scroll down for a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card. Thanks to DelCampo for helping me to share this recipe with you. “The sum is greater than the parts? I [...]

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Healthy Soba Noodle Recipe with Mushrooms & Zucchini {Vegan}

May 16, 2014
Healthy Soba Noodle Recipe with Mushrooms & Zucchini {Vegan} | cookincanuck.com

This healthy vegan soba noodle recipe takes less than 15 minutes to prepare, which makes it perfect for last-minute dinners. Add mushrooms, zucchini or any other favorite vegetables. There are several dinner pronouncements that make my kids fist-pump, cheer and pull out their dance moves. Sushi is number one (I trained them well), with potstickers [...]

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Jicama & Carrot Slaw Recipe with Honey-Lime Dressing

May 5, 2014
Jicama & Carrot Slaw Recipe with Honey-Lime Dressing | cookincanuck.com

Whip up this refreshing jicama and carrot slaw recipe to serve as a side dish or pile high on fish tacos. It’s perfect for your Cinco de Mayo party, too! It was one of my first visits to my in-laws’ house and I was a Canadian with a distinct lack of knowledge when it came [...]

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Roasted Portobello Mushroom Recipe with Cheese & Breadcrumb Topping

May 2, 2014
Roasted Portobello Mushroom Recipe with Cheese & Breadcrumb Topping | cookincanuck.com

Portobello mushrooms are stuffed with fresh tomatoes and topped with crunchy and cheesy breadcrumbs. It’s a fantastic appetizer or vegetarian entree! I have a thing for mushroom recipes. It probably has something to do with the fact that I don’t eat them very often, due to my family’s passionate dislike of the meaty vegetable. I’m [...]

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Brown Rice & Bean Salad Recipe with Chili Hot Sauce Dressing

Apr 30, 2014
Brown Rice & Beans Salad Recipe with Chili Hot Sauce Dressing | cookincanuck.com

Whip up this easy brown rice and bean salad for your Cinco de Mayo feast, or serve it as a vegetarian entree (vegan and gluten-free, too) any night of the week. Thanks to Cholula Hot Sauce for helping me to share this recipe with you. Four a.m. in the middle of a hotel hallway hardly [...]

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