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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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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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Salmon & Avocado Salad Recipe with Miso Lime Dressing

Jun 25, 2014
Salmon & Avocado Salad Recipe with Miso Lime Dressing | cookincanuck.com

Creamy avocado and salmon are a match made in culinary heaven. An easy miso lime dressing adds a pop of tang and saltiness to this dinner salad. Thanks to California Avocados for sponsoring this post and helping me to share this recipe with you. We finally reached the point where my two boys are okay [...]

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Chopped Kale Salad Recipe with Gorgonzola & Dijon Yogurt Dressing

Jun 23, 2014
Chopped Kale Salad Recipe with Gorgonzola & Dijon Yogurt Dressing | cookincanuck.com

Everything is better with Gorgonzola cheese! Perk up this healthy, crunchy kale salad with creamy Gorgonzola, roasted red peppers and an easy Dijon yogurt dressing. It was a proud parenting moment when I found my younger son (T) sitting on the side of our raised garden beds, chewing on a raw kale leaf. “What is [...]

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Brown Rice & Bean Salad Recipe with Chili Hot Sauce Dressing

Apr 30, 2014
Brown Rice & Beans Salad Recipe with Chili Hot Sauce Dressing | cookincanuck.com

Whip up this easy brown rice and bean salad for your Cinco de Mayo feast, or serve it as a vegetarian entree (vegan and gluten-free, too) any night of the week. Thanks to Cholula Hot Sauce for helping me to share this recipe with you. Four a.m. in the middle of a hotel hallway hardly [...]

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Light Curry Egg Salad Recipe with Greek Yogurt

Apr 11, 2014
Light Curry Egg Salad Recipe with Greek Yogurt | cookincanuck.com

Lighten up egg salad and add an extra punch of flavor with a dash of curry powder. It’s perfect for a quick and healthy lunch. Soft white bread, lots of mayo and egg salad tucked inside…with the crusts cut off. That is my mum’s dream version of an egg salad sandwich. And who can blame [...]

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Strawberry & Kale Salad Recipe with Feta Cheese

Apr 9, 2014
Strawberry & Kale Salad Recipe with Feta Cheese | cookincanuck.com

This is a kale salad that you will not be able to stop eating. Sweet strawberries and creamy feta cheese add flavor in all the right ways. It was inevitable. The slivered almonds were perfect for this salad. I set them in the pan to toast and then turned to chop the kale and strawberries. [...]

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Shrimp & Artichoke Whole Wheat Pasta Salad Recipe

Mar 17, 2014
Shrimp & Artichoke Whole Wheat Pasta Salad Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Whip up this pasta salad for a healthy make-ahead meal or to bring to a potluck. Whole wheat pasta, perfectly seared shrimp and artichokes make a fantastic combination! Having a 9-year old boy, particularly the 9-year old boy (T) that lives in our house, keeps one on one’s toes. I’ve written about his Bigfoot hunting [...]

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Roasted Mushroom & Romaine Salad Recipe {Vegan}

Mar 3, 2014
Roasted Mushroom & Romaine Salad Recipe {Vegan} | cookincanuck.com

This easy salad recipe stars tender roasted mushrooms and romaine lettuce, tossed with a light balsamic vinaigrette. Sometimes a girl just needs a really good salad. And all I want is to throw that salad in a pretty bowl, curl up on the couch in a blanket and watch something mindless on TV, like a [...]

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