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Easy Braised Pork Chop Recipe with Tomatoes & Olives

Apr 18, 2014
Easy Braised Pork Chop Recipe with Tomatoes & Olives | cookincanuck.com

This easy and tasty pork chop recipe will become a staple on your weekly menu in no time. They’re healthy and packed with flavor, but cook in a flash. I envy those of you who are diligent about meal planning for your families each Sunday and manage avoid the whole “fly by the seat of [...]

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Mini Asparagus & Olive Tapenade Fillo Shells Recipe

Apr 24, 2013
Asparagus & Olive Tapenade Fillo Shells Recipe by Cookin' Canuck

If I had my choice, all cocktail parties would be sit-down affairs. Balancing a cocktail while trying to delicately nibble an hors d’oeuvres on a napkin inevitably turns into a messy handshake, a cocktail-doused dress or an hors d’oeuvres on the ground (gasp!) And there’s no such thing as the 5-second rule at cocktail parties. [...]

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Greek Grilled Lamb Chops Recipe with Tomato, Cucumber & Kalamata Olive Salad

Jun 6, 2012
Greek Grilled Lamb Chops Recipe with Tomato, Cucumber & Kalamata Olive Salad

Yes, I realize it was just a few days ago that I posted Ten Vegetarian Recipes for the Grill and then a vegetarian pasta salad (with plenty of variations) just a couple of days later. I realize I’m swaying between extremes, like a bungi-jumper standing on a precipice, trying to decide if he’s completely nuts [...]

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Shrimp Martini Appetizer Recipe with Tomato, Olives & Jalapeno Pepper

Mar 16, 2012
Shrimp Martini Appetizer Recipe with Tomato, Olives & Jalapeno Pepper | cookincanuck.com

Here we are, the day before St. Patrick’s Day and I haven’t posted a thing to celebrate the occasion. So, I’m pointing you towards the Irish Cream Cheesecake Fudge Brownies that I posted last year. I’m thinking of making another batch so that my 7-year old son can use some as bait in the leprechaun [...]

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Chicken Pinwheel Sandwich Recipe with Roasted Red Pepper, Kalamata Olives & Herb Yogurt

Feb 3, 2012
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“Mum, will you teach me to make that before I go to college?” asked my 10 year old son. I think it was potstickers. The frozen kind. Yes, I’m pretty sure we can master that over the next seven or eight years. A couple of days later, he was deep in thought and I asked, [...]

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Quinoa Salad with Chickpeas, Kalamata Olives & Mint Recipe

Jul 12, 2011
Quinoa Salad with Chickpeas, Kalamata Olives & Mint Recipe

If you loaded the amount of quinoa our family eats in one year into a small boat, that vessel would sink to the bottom of the sea faster than you could say “healthy mini grain” five times fast. Quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) is actually healthy; I didn’t just make that up. It is a complete protein [...]

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Savory Rolls with Olives & Parsley Gremolata Recipe & My Soapbox

Jun 22, 2011
Savory Rolls with Olives & Parsley Gremolata Recipe

There are times when I am writing the story portion of my posts that I find it impossible to focus on the task at hand. This is one of those times. Of course, there will be a recipe. Savory Rolls with Olives and Parsley Gremolata, to be exact. Rolls that melt in your mouth and [...]

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White Bean Dip with Kalamata Olives & Mint Recipe

Apr 7, 2011
White Bean Dip with Kalamata Olives & Mint Recipe

Last week I reviewed each recipe that I made in my second year of blogging in preparation for writing Top Recipes of Year Two and a Giveaway (be sure to enter your name into the drawing for a gorgeous Shun knife). It quickly became apparent that my blog is sadly lacking in the dip and [...]

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Crockpot Chickpea Stew Recipe with Balsamic Caramelized Onions

Mar 15, 2011
Crockpot Chickpea Stew Recipe with Balsamic Caramelized Onions | cookincanuck.com

There are only so many workouts one can do to work off Irish Cream Cheesecake Brownies. After a couple of days of indulgence around here, it was time to break out the healthy recipes. The last time I pulled out my crockpot (slow cooker) for a vegetarian dish, I made a chickpea and tomato stew, [...]

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