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Easy Cilantro Lime Brown Rice Recipe

Aug 29, 2014
Easy Cilantro Lime Brown Rice Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Tuck this Easy Cilantro Lime Brown Rice into burritos or serve it as a side dish. It’s a fantastic whole grain and gluten-ree recipe that you’ll make over and over again. It’s not often that my kids get excited over side dishes. When it’s just plain rice and steamed broccoli, who can really blame them? [...]

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Couscous with Nectarines & Toasted Almonds Recipe

Aug 21, 2014
Couscous with Nectarines & Toasted Almonds Recipe | cookincanuck.com

This sweet, tangy and nutty whole wheat couscous recipe with nectarine and toasted almonds can be whipped up in only 10 minutes. Okay, ‘fess up. Who pressed the fast-forward button? I swear on a wedge of Brie cheese (that’s serious stuff, people) that summer just started last week. And yet, I had to send my [...]

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Sautéed Zucchini, Corn & Blistered Tomatoes Recipe

Aug 6, 2014
Sautéed Zucchini, Corn & Blistered Tomatoes Recipe | cookincanuck.com

This is, quite simply, one of the best summer side dishes I’ve every made. Sweet corn and tomatoes are sautéed with diced zucchini, lime juice and cilantro. Little do the farmers know it, but my family has taken full ownership of our favorite farm stand. “Let’s go to our farm stand.” “We bought some amazing [...]

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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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