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Strawberry & Quinoa Salad with Toasted Almonds

Jun 17, 2015
Strawberry and Quinoa Salad with Toasted Almonds…A fresh summer side dish! 149 calories and 4 Weight Watchers PP | cookincanuck.com #vegan #glutenfree

One can never have too many summer potluck side dishes in their recipe lineup. This fresh Strawberry & Quinoa Salad with Toasted Almonds is a surefire crowd pleaser. As much as I enjoy a good side dish, there are times (okay, MANY times) that all I can muster is a bowl of brown rice, with […]

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Greek Quinoa & Hummus Stuffed Tomatoes

May 20, 2015
Greek Quinoa and Hummus Stuffed Tomatoes...213 calories and 5 Weight Watchers PP | cookincanuck.com #recipe #healthy

Whip up these healthy and delicious Greek Quinoa & Hummus Stuffed Tomatoes of your next summertime get-together, or as a light lunch. Thank you to Sabra for helping me to share this recipe with you. A few years ago, my husband built a couple of raised beds in our backyard, one large one for kale, […]

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Lemon Quinoa with Artichokes, Roasted Peppers & Basil

Mar 25, 2015
Lemon Quinoa with Artichokes, Roasted Peppers & Basil | cookincanuck.com

Mix up the flavors of spring in this healthy quinoa salad, packed with artichokes, roasted peppers and basil. At least once a month, I hear someone say that they’ve tried quinoa, but really don’t enjoy the taste. As a long-time devotee, I inevitably launch into an impromptu Q&A session which, if I play it right, […]

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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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