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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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Skinny Dijon Potato Salad Recipe

Jul 2, 2014
Skinny Dijon Potato Salad Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Serve up this skinny potato salad at your next backyard barbecue or potluck. It’s dressed with an easy, light Dijon vinaigrette and can be made ahead of time. I get a little nuts when it comes to sports. I was never a great athlete myself and I’m pretty sure that I shocked the heck out [...]

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Grilled Potatoes Recipe with Rosemary & Smoked Paprika

May 23, 2014
Grilled Potatoes Recipe with Rosemary & Smoked Paprika | cookincanuck.com

This is the side dish recipe to beat all side dishes. Grilled potatoes are golden brown and tender, and steeped in the flavors of grilled onions, garlic, rosemary and smoked paprika. This is going to sound kind of weird. I almost didn’t eat these grilled potatoes because the aroma alone was so intoxicating that I [...]

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Light Southwestern Twice-Baked Baked Potato Recipe

Dec 4, 2013
Light Southwestern Twice-Baked Baked Potato Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Pull together a healthy vegetarian meal in no time with these lightened-up version of southwestern twice-baked potatoes. You know those times when you just forget to eat? Yeah, me neither (thus, the need for the weight loss journey). But I can see how it might happen when you are running from mall to mall, trying [...]

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Vegan Mashed Potato & Cauliflower Recipe with Roasted Peppers & Caramelized Onions

Nov 13, 2013
Vegan Mashed Potato & Cauliflower Recipe with Roasted Peppers & Caramelized Onions  | cookincanuck.com

Serve up this light, dairy free Vegan Mashed Potato & Cauliflower dish, with roasted peppers and caramelized onions for Thanksgiving this year. Thank you to GO Veggie! and Kitchen PLAY for helping me to share this recipe & giveaway with you. Whether you follow a vegan diet or are trying to eat lighter this holiday [...]

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Healthy Potato-Crusted Vegetarian Quiche Recipe with Zucchini, Tomatoes & Feta

Aug 26, 2013
Potato-Crusted Vegetarian Quiche Recipe with Zucchini, Tomatoes & Feta | cookincanuck.com

This potato-crusted vegetarian quiche recipe, filled with summer vegetables, makes a beautiful presentation for a weekend brunch. It’s also easy enough to throw together for a Meatless Monday dinner. Today is a celebration, and I can’t think of anyone who I’d like to honor more than my dear friend, Aggie, of Aggie’s Kitchen. She is [...]

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Healthy Potato Salad & Basil Shrimp Pasta Salad Recipes

Jun 9, 2013
Healthy Potato Salad & Basil Shrimp Pasta Salad Recipes | cookincanuck.com

When it comes to weekly menu planning during the summer, you have to take into account weekend get-togethers and family picnics. Both of these recipes, a light shrimp pasta salad and a healthy potato salad, can either be served on a weeknight or packed up for a barbecue potluck. And even better? They’re both lighter [...]

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One-Pot Cumin & Smoked Paprika Chicken with Potatoes Recipe

May 15, 2013
One-Pot Cumin & Smoked Paprika Chicken with Potatoes Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Today is a big day for my youngest son (T), and it’s appropriate that I’m posting this one-pot chicken and potato recipe, one of his favorite dishes. Today is T’s ninth birthday and, little does he know, but he has a big surprise coming his way this afternoon, something that he has been wishing and [...]

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Irish Stew Recipe with Lamb, Potatoes & Guinness Beer

Mar 15, 2013
Irish Stew Recipe with Lamb, Potatoes and Guinness Beer

Last year in my Asian Quesadilla with Hoisin Sauce post (a decidedly non-Irish dish), I told you about my youngest son’s (T) run-in with a wiley leprechaun. He darn near caught the emerald-clad little bugger. Just a minute earlier and we would have had him! This year, we’ll have to lay out a different kind [...]

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