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Asian Sweet Potato Noodles Recipe with Chicken & Vegetables

Jun 18, 2014
Asian Sweet Potato Noodles Recipe with Chicken & Vegetables | cookincanuck.com

If you’ve never tried sweet potato noodles, now’s the time! This Asian noodle recipe with chicken and vegetables is a breeze to cook, and has fantastic flavor. The story this week is carbs and more carbs…and some good, lean protein. We need as much energy as we can get for this weekend’s half-marathon. Actually, who […]

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Mushroom, Bacon & Spinach Whole Wheat Pasta Recipe

Apr 16, 2014
Mushroom, Bacon & Spinach Whole Wheat Pasta Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Mushrooms, bacon and spinach in a (fairly) light whole wheat pasta dish that’s ready in 30 minutes. Does it get any better than that? As much as I enjoy meatless meals (I’ve been making this one over and over again), I can’t fathom completely giving up meat. There’s one word to explain this…bacon. Well okay, […]

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Stuffed Sweet Potato Recipe with Spinach, Hummus & Feta

Sep 6, 2013
Stuffed Sweet Potato Recipe with Spinach, Hummus & Feta | cookincanuck.com

Whether you enjoy this as a lunch for one, or a tasty side dish, these stuffed sweet potatoes with spinach, hummus and feta have fantastic flavor. Perhaps I shouldn’t admit this in a public forum, but I’ve started carrying on animated conversations with our two cats. I tried to include our black lab, too, but […]

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Chicken, Artichoke & Spinach Soup Recipe

Sep 3, 2013
Chicken, Artichoke & Spinach Soup Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Ease into fall with this healthy, but richly flavored Chicken, Artichoke & Spinach Soup. Thanks to the American Diabetes Association for sponsoring this post and helping me to share this recipe with you. “Is this healthy, Mum?” That’s the question that my boys started to ask me over the past couple of months. And, surprisingly, […]

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Healthy Chicken & Spinach Lasagna Recipe, & a Word Rant

Jun 24, 2013
Healthy Chicken & Spinach Lasagna Recipe | cookincanuck.com for allparenting.com

Your family will never miss the extra calories in this healthy lasagna recipe. “Lasagna? But it’s spelled la-SAG-na. I don’t get it, Mum. Why do we say it that way?” Of course, that led into a discussion of various words and expressions that we borrow from different countries. But while we’re on the subject, I […]

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Scrambled Egg Wrap Recipe with Spinach, Tomato & Feta Cheese

Mar 22, 2013
Egg Wrap Spinach Tomato

What happened to Saturday mornings? When my kids were little, the first morning of the weekend meant nothing more than a couple of episodes Scooby-Doo, a load or two of laundry and a leisurely breakfast of pancakes or waffles. Times have changed for us and I’m sure many of you are in the same boat. […]

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Stuffed Chicken Breast Recipe with Goat Cheese, Sun-Dried Tomatoes & Spinach

Mar 6, 2013
Stuffed Chicken Breast Recipe with Goat Cheese, Sun-Dried Tomato & Spinach

“I don’t get it, Mum. How did you get you the cheese, spinach and stuff inside of the chicken?” They were amazed and baffled, clearly convinced that their mum was some sort of culinary magician. Yep, I had them fooled. As tempting as it was to perpetuate the super-mum persona, I took the maternal high […]

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Farro Salad Recipe with Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Spinach & Cashews

Feb 28, 2013
Farro Salad Recipe with Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Spinach & Cashews by Cookin' Canuck

This robust whole grain salad incorporates slightly chewy farro with fresh spinach, sun-dried tomatoes, cashews and a light lemon dressing. “Farro?! What’s that?” inquired my boys. I know, I know. First it was quinoa, then it was barley, and now I’m pushing this new whole grain on them. Well, it’s not actually new. In fact, […]

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Warm Bourbon Spinach Salad Recipe with Bacon & Avocado

Feb 8, 2013
Warm Bourbon Spinach Salad Recipe with Roasted Red Peppers

Celebrate Mardi Gras with a spinach salad tossed with a bourbon dressing, and topped with avocado and bacon. If you can’t be at Mardi Gras in person, you might as well douse your salad in bourbon. Now, I know this isn’t traditional Mardi Gras-esque food. It’s not gumbo, jambalaya or etouffée, and there’s not even […]

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