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Boiled Potatoes with Olive Oil, Basil & Mint Recipe

Jul 23, 2014
Boiled Potatoes with Olive Oil, Basil & Mint Recipe | cookincanuck.com

This boiled potato recipe, with olive oil and fresh herbs, couldn’t be simpler, but the flavors will convince you to make this side dish several times each week. This recipe is straight out of my mum’s playbook, and it’s always amazing to me how something so simple can taste so good. When I was a [...]

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Jicama, Black Bean & Corn Salsa Recipe

Jul 9, 2014
Jicama, Black Bean & Corn Salsa Recipes | cookincanuck.com

Whip up this jicama, black bean and corn salsa for a healthy, low calorie snack or serve it over grilled chicken or fish for an awesome meal! As much as I love hummus and veggies, there’s only so much that one gal can eat. Afternoon is snacking and grazing time and I need to spice [...]

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Tart Cherry & Coconut Milk Popsicles Recipe

Jun 20, 2014
Tart Cherry & Coconut Milk Popsicles Recipe | cookincanuck.com

These refreshing, dairy-free tart cherry and coconut milk popsicles are only 65 calories each and are perfect for a post-workout treat or a hot day in the sun. Thank you to Choose Cherries for helping me to share this recipe with you. This is my plan for Saturday afternoon: sit in our reclining outdoor chair, [...]

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No-Bake Cherry Almond Granola Bites {Low Sugar, Gluten-Free}

Jun 4, 2014
No-Bake Cherry Almond Granola Bites {Low Sugar, Gluten-Free} | cookincanuck.com

Keep these No-Bake Cherry Almond Granola Bites on hand for easy, healthy snacking. The kids will never know that they are low sugar! There are certain ground rules put in place once school is over, otherwise summer break has the potential to turn into a video game-playing, sugar-eating spiral that will cause Mum (i.e., me) [...]

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Grilled Potatoes Recipe with Rosemary & Smoked Paprika

May 23, 2014
Grilled Potatoes Recipe with Rosemary & Smoked Paprika | cookincanuck.com

This is the side dish recipe to beat all side dishes. Grilled potatoes are golden brown and tender, and steeped in the flavors of grilled onions, garlic, rosemary and smoked paprika. This is going to sound kind of weird. I almost didn’t eat these grilled potatoes because the aroma alone was so intoxicating that I [...]

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Healthy Soba Noodle Recipe with Mushrooms & Zucchini {Vegan}

May 16, 2014
Healthy Soba Noodle Recipe with Mushrooms & Zucchini {Vegan} | cookincanuck.com

This healthy vegan soba noodle recipe takes less than 15 minutes to prepare, which makes it perfect for last-minute dinners. Add mushrooms, zucchini or any other favorite vegetables. There are several dinner pronouncements that make my kids fist-pump, cheer and pull out their dance moves. Sushi is number one (I trained them well), with potstickers [...]

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Strawberry and Mango Fruit Salad Recipe

May 7, 2014
Strawberry and Mango Fruit Salad Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Serve this sweet fruit salad for dessert, breakfast or as the perfect accompaniment for a Mother’s Day brunch. It takes less than 15 minutes to make! My mum has never been able to decided whether fruit salad is her greatest achievement or worst failure in the dessert department. My vote is definitely for “greatest achievement”. [...]

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Jicama & Carrot Slaw Recipe with Honey-Lime Dressing

May 5, 2014
Jicama & Carrot Slaw Recipe with Honey-Lime Dressing | cookincanuck.com

Whip up this refreshing jicama and carrot slaw recipe to serve as a side dish or pile high on fish tacos. It’s perfect for your Cinco de Mayo party, too! It was one of my first visits to my in-laws’ house and I was a Canadian with a distinct lack of knowledge when it came [...]

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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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