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Vegetarian Pesto & Olive Pizza Roll-Ups Recipe

Jun 30, 2014
Vegetarian Pesto & Olive Pizza Roll-Ups Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Surprise your family or guests with these fun vegetarian olive and pesto pizza roll-ups. They’re great for snacking! Thank you to California Ripe Olives and Kitchen PLAY for helping me to share this recipe with you. (Be sure to scroll down to find out how you could win a fantastic California Ripe Olives gift pack! [...]

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Easy Grilled Pesto Salmon in Foil Recipe

May 27, 2014
Easy Grilled Pesto Salmon in Foil Recipe | cookincanuck.com

This easy grilled salmon recipe in foil, with basil pesto and sautéed peppers and shallots, requires virtually no clean-up. It’s perfect for busy weeknights and entertaining! By no choice of my husband’s, the grill has become my domain. His mistake was helping me to get over my irrational fear of turning on the gas grill [...]

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Grilled Marinated Tri-Tip Steak Recipe with Red Pepper Cilantro Pesto

Aug 27, 2012
Grilled Marinated Tri-Tip Steak Recipe with Red Pepper Cilantro Pesto | cookincanuck.com

I won’t deny it, I love autumn. When Labor Day rolls around, I go through the necessary motions, pretending that I’ll desperately miss the dog days of summer. Inside, I am busting out my Saturday Night Fever moves and doing a happy dance for the cool days and crisp air that are just around the [...]

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Baked Caprese Turkey Meatball Recipe with Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Mozzarella & Basil Pesto

Apr 30, 2012
Baked Caprese Turkey Meatball Recipe with Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Mozzarella & Basil Pesto | cookincanuck.com

Healthy turkey meatballs are studded with sun-dried tomatoes and fresh mozzarella, and brushed with savory basil pesto. Last week was all about comfort food, and these baked turkey caprese meatballs with pesto hit the mark. After running the half-marathon last weekend, my body was in recovery mode. Last Sunday, the day after the race, things [...]

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Baked Tilapia Recipe with Arugula Walnut Pesto & Breadcrumb Crust

Mar 26, 2012
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Okay, this story doesn’t actually have anything to do with baked tilapia or arugula walnut pesto, but it was a story that needed to be told. “Aaahh-ooooo, aaahh-ooooo…” This sound drifted from our backyard nearly every day last week. On the first day, I cautiously peeked out the back door, prepared to see a coyote [...]

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Vegetarian Naan Pizza with Eggplant & Cilantro Jalapeno Pesto Recipe

Feb 15, 2012
Vegetarian Naan Pizza with Eggplant & Cilantro Jalapeno Pesto Recipe | Cookin' Canuck | www.cookincanuck.com

When I was a kid, the only way my parents could get me to eat eggplant was to take me to a Greek restaurant and set an order of Moussaka in front of me. Maybe it was the cheesy layers, smothered in a creamy Bechamel sauce or maybe it was the hypnotic music and alluring [...]

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Healthy Lasagne Recipe with Turkey, Pesto & Peppers

Jan 30, 2012
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There is a good reason why lasagna (lasagne) is one of the most popular dishes to make for a group of people. Let’s face it – melted cheese, pasta, tomato sauce and Italian seasonings baked together in one piping hot, layered casserole makes for a crowd-pleaser. However, all the ingredients that make lasagne so darn [...]

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Seared Salmon with Pesto, Sauteed Peppers & Toasted Almonds Recipe

Jan 23, 2012
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When I was a kid, my dad and I were fishing buddies. We were experts (well, by our own standards) at catching rainbow trout in the lakes of British Columbia. However, once it came to the big fish in the sea…well, let’s just say that our hooks were sadly rejected by the coveted salmon in [...]

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Roasted Chicken Soup with Gnocchi & Pesto Recipe

Nov 8, 2011
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I don’t know about you, but when I see the word “zuppa”, I can practically smell the flavors of a rich broth and feel my skin tingling as I imagine the warming liquid sliding into my belly. Of course, this comforting soup, filled with roasted chicken, pillowy gnocchi and savory pesto, would be served by [...]

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