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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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Mashed Potatoes Recipe with Bacon & Caramelized Onions

Nov 12, 2012
Mashed Potatoes with Bacon & Caramelized Onions by Cookin

This addictive Thanksgiving side dish is filled with creamy (but low-fat) mashed potatoes, salty and crispy bacon and sweet caramelized onions. I’m a traditionalist, from the top of my head to the tip of my toes. That means that I typically don’t want anyone to mess with my holiday side dishes. Just give me a [...]

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Mashed Sweet Potatoes Recipe with Blue Cheese Breadcrumbs

Oct 31, 2012
Mashed Sweet Potato Recipe with Blue Cheese Breadcrumbs by Cookin

Whether you’re looking for a vegetarian side dish for your Thanksgiving table, or a comfort food recipe for a cold winter’s night, mashed sweet potatoes seem to fit the bill. This low-fat version uses surprisingly little butter, and just a touch of non-fat milk, to achieve the creamy texture. A punch of flavor and texture [...]

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Greek Potato Salad Recipe with Feta Cheese, Kalamata Olives & Oregano Dressing

Aug 13, 2012
Greek Potato Salad Recipe with Feta Cheese, Kalamata Olives & Oregano Dressing

Please tell me that I’m not the only one that has a “thing” for picnicking. There’s just something about wrapping up piles of sandwiches, scooping potato salad into your old standby Tupperware container and tucking ice packs around the moveable feast. Perhaps it’s the promise of eating outdoors, with the rustling of the breeze, or [...]

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