vegan

Smoky Cucumber, Radish & Avocado Salad Recipe

Apr 15, 2015
Smoky Cucumber, Radish & Avocado Salad Recipe | cookincanuck.com

The fresh flavors of radishes, cucumbers and avocados highlight the flavors of springtime beautifully in this easy salad. By most standards, I had pretty weird taste buds as a kid. My favorite appetizer was smoked oysters dipped in cocktail sauce, I adored toast with mayo and sardines, snacked on radishes whenever I could and ate […]

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Curry Asparagus & Cauliflower “Rice” Recipe

Apr 6, 2015
Curry Asparagus and Cauliflower Rice Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Whether you’re looking for a paleo, low carb or vegan side dish, or just something that tastes really darn good, this Curry Asparagus and Cauliflower “Rice” should do the trick! This whole veggie thing is taking on a life of its own. As I mentioned in my last couple of posts, Easy Vegetable Soft Tacos […]

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Toasted Brown Rice with Mushrooms & Thyme Recipe

Mar 27, 2015
Toasted Brown Rice with Mushrooms & Thyme Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Sometimes side dishes are the best part of the meal, particularly when flavored with browned mushrooms and fresh thyme. Brown rice adds a dose of fiber to any meal. As much as we love experimenting with different grains, such as quinoa, farro and barley, our go-to whole grain remains brown rice. Sometime we cook it […]

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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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Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Almond Butter Sauce Recipe

Mar 18, 2015
Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Almond Butter Sauce | cookincanuck.com

This powerhouse sweet potato side dish recipe is packed with vitamins and kicked up with a savory almond butter sauce. There’s a whole lot of healthy eating going on in our house. Well, besides the darn Girl Scout cookies (curse those coconut-y Samoas!) We’re always pretty healthy around here, but Steve is in ultra-focus mode, […]

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White Bean & Basil Hummus Recipe {Nut-Free}

Feb 25, 2015
White Bean & Basil Hummus Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Hummus gets a makeover with white beans , fresh basil and just the right amount of garlic. Plus, it’s vegan and nut-free. If I was ever to come across a vampire, I have no doubt that I’d be able to repel him from about 20 feet away. You see, I am one of those people […]

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Grated Cauliflower Salad with Ginger Lime Dressing

Feb 3, 2015
Grated Cauliflower Salad with Ginger Lime Dressing | cookincanuck.com

Who knew raw cauliflower could be so good?! This easy, flavorful Grated Cauliflower Salad with Ginger Lime Dressing packs a punch of flavor. If you had told me as a kid that I would be eating raw cauliflower salads in the future, I would have sworn that you were some terrifying vision, like the ghost […]

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Hearty Mushroom, Farro & Ginger Soup {Whole Grains Challenge}

Jan 28, 2015
Hearty Mushroom, Farro & Ginger Soup | cookincanuck.com

There are no “if”s, “and”s or “but”s about it – you have to make this hearty vegan Mushroom, Farro and Ginger Soup. The flavors are not to be missed! Thank you to Bob’s Red Mill for helping me to share this recipe with you. Great job to all of our challengers on making it to […]

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Whole Wheat Orzo, Cauliflower & Kale Soup {Vegan}

Dec 9, 2014
Whole Wheat Orzo, Cauliflower & Kale Soup {Vegan} | cookincanuck.com

This comforting but light vegetable soup is packed with whole wheat orzo, cauliflower, kale and a whopping 9 grams of fiber per serving! If I had to choose one type of food to eat everyday for the rest of my life, the ol’ mighty dollar would have the final say. You see, my first choice […]

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