Meatless Monday

The Ultimate Summer Salad Recipe with Dill Buttermilk Dressing

Jul 28, 2014
The Ultimate Summer Salad Recipe with Dill Buttermilk Dressing | cookincanuck.com

This “ultimate” summer salad is filled with a fantastic mix of summertime fruits and vegetables, and is topped with a creamy, low-calorie buttermilk dill dressing. I love a good steak as much as the next cavewoman, but please tell me I’m not the only one who can’t even fathom eating something that requires cutting (makes [...]

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Boiled Potatoes with Olive Oil, Basil & Mint Recipe

Jul 23, 2014
Boiled Potatoes with Olive Oil, Basil & Mint Recipe | cookincanuck.com

This boiled potato recipe, with olive oil and fresh herbs, couldn’t be simpler, but the flavors will convince you to make this side dish several times each week. This recipe is straight out of my mum’s playbook, and it’s always amazing to me how something so simple can taste so good. When I was a [...]

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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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