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30-Minute Rice Noodle Soup with Mushrooms & Kale

May 7, 2015
30-Minute Rice Noodle Soup with Mushrooms & Kale {Vegetarian}

This 30-Minute Rice Noodle Soup recipe is great for last minute meals. The mushrooms and kale are not only healthy, but add fantastic flavor! I wish I could say that I’m one of those people who has my meal plan for the coming week beautifully laid out by Sunday evening, ready for an efficient, once […]

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Whole Wheat Gnocchi with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Apr 20, 2015
Whole Wheat Gnocchi with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce | cookincanuck.com

In this easy vegetarian recipe, whole wheat gnocchi is bathed in a healthy roasted red pepper sauce. There is something magical about the simplicity of a sauce made almost entirely of vegetables. Clean, pure, tasting of nothing but the actual vegetable. While tomato sauce often gets top billing in the sauce world, particularly when you’re […]

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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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