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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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Baked Quinoa Cakes Recipe with Dried Tart Cherries & Pistachios

Mar 26, 2014
Baked Quinoa Cakes Recipe with Tart Cherries & Pistachios | cookincanuck.com

Baked quinoa cakes with a creamy basil yogurt sauce are a healthy and delicious appetizer. Dried tart cherries and pistachios add a hint of sweetness and crunch. Thank you to Choose Cherries for helping me to share this recipe with you.. My husband is the most dedicated “night before” meal-maker I know. Every night he [...]

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Lemon Quinoa Salad with Pistachios & Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Oct 14, 2013
Lemon Quinoa Salad with Pistachios & Sun-Dried Tomatoes | cookincanuck.com

Whip up this vibrant quinoa salad in minutes. Pistachios and sun-dried tomatoes add crunch and color, and the salad is gluten-free and vegan. This is a day to celebrate! Liz of The Lemon Bowl is having a baby boy, and a whole group of bloggers are honoring her and her little one with a virtual [...]

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Quinoa Greek Salad Recipe with Tomatoes, Cucumber & Feta

Jun 12, 2013
Quinoa Greek Salad with Tomatoes, Cucumber & Feta Cheese | cookincanuck.com

Quinoa Greek Salad Recipe with Tomatoes, Cucumber & Feta Isn’t there some saying about the lazy days of summer? I must be doing something wrong because my summertime groove isn’t grooving yet. Each day, an overwhelming urge to nap hits at about 4pm. This is typically on the heels of supervising playdates, driving the kids [...]

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Your Recipes: Quinoa Link-Up {My Favorites}

Mar 10, 2013
How to: Freeze Quinoa {And Quinoa Recipe Link-Up} #quinoa #healthy

This was tough! At the beginning of the week, I posted How to: Freeze Quinoa and asked you to link up your favorite quinoa recipes. Then it was my job to pick my five favorite submissions. Did I think that was going to be easy? Ha! Every single one of the recipes you submitted made [...]

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How to: Freeze Quinoa {And Quinoa Recipe Link-Up}

Mar 4, 2013
How to: Freeze Quinoa | cookincanuck.com

Quinoa. It’s everywhere – in salads, in stews, even in meatballs. But did you know that you can freeze quinoa? The next time you whip up a pot of the healthy grain, go a little overboard and make a triple, or even a quadruple, batch. Defrost it in the microwave and use it however you [...]

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Baked Turkey, Quinoa & Zucchini Meatballs Recipe in Lettuce Wraps

Jan 30, 2013
Baked Turkey, Quinoa & Zucchini Meatballs in Lettuce Wraps by Cookin' Canuck

Baked Turkey Meatballs, stuffed with quinoa and zucchini and served on lettuce wraps, is a recipe that will please even the pickiest eater. It’s amazing what kids will eat when you pack it in a meatball. My 8-year old son, lover of all vegetables and fruits, will not be convinced that quinoa is something that [...]

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Baked Latkes, Chipotle Quinoa Salad & Other Recipes

Dec 9, 2012
Latkes, Quinoa Salad & Apple Pie Rolls

It’s been a busy cooking week here, and I wanted to round up all of the week’s recipes for you in one place. From Hannukah recipes (baked latkes, anyone?) to holiday treats for the the neighbors and easy weekday meals, there’s a little something for everyone. Most of the recipes are right here on Cookin’ [...]

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Roasted Sweet Potato Soup with Quinoa Recipe (No Cream)

Oct 3, 2012
Roasted Sweet Potato Soup with Quinoa Recipe (Dairy-Free) by Cookin

If you didn’t catch yesterday’s announcement, I am hosting this month’s Monthly Mingle and we’re celebrating SQUASHES. Show me what you’ve got! In keeping with the fall vegetable theme, I had to share this silky, creamy (but healthy) sweet potato and quinoa soup. And yes, it’s been a quinoa kind of week, kicking off with [...]

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