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Cinnamon Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Toasted Almonds

Nov 6, 2014
Cinnamon Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Toasted Almonds | cookincanuck.com

Put aside all of those childhood memories of Brussels sprouts. These roasted ones, with dried cranberries and toasted almonds, will knock your socks off! I am willing to bet some serious cash that if anyone tries roasted Brussels sprouts, they will never (EVER!) boil or steam these mini cabbages again. The same can be said […]

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Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Sriracha Lime Dressing Recipe

Nov 2, 2014
Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Sriracha Lime Dressing Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Treat yourself to this colorful, healthy and vegan roasted butternut squash salad. The sriracha lime dressing adds a great kick! If you’re anything like me (and by that I mean wallowing in a post-Halloween stupor), you’re likely craving a huge salad right now. Lots of greens, brightly colored veggies, lean protein…you know, the works! A […]

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Kale & Apple Green Smoothie Recipe {Vegan}

Oct 17, 2014
Kale & Apple Green Smoothie Recipe {Vegan} | cookincanuck.com

Whip up this healthy, vegan kale and apple green smoothie in minutes. It’s a great way to start the day or cure the afternoon munchies. I haven’t figured out if it’s my kids’ way of avoiding bedtime or if they really are excited about commandeering the blender, but smoothies have become a nighttime ritual at […]

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Cauliflower in Puttanesca Sauce Recipe

Oct 1, 2014
Cauliflower in Puttanesca Sauce Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Cauliflower becomes addictive when simmered in a spicy, salty puttanesca sauce. And a serving only sets you back 116 calories and 3 Weight Watchers points. If you think you don’t like cauliflower, I beg you to give it another chance. Believe me, I know what you’re thinking. “Ugh, not another mushy, flavorless cauliflower recipe.” The […]

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5-Minute Black Bean Dip Recipe

Sep 24, 2014
5-Minute Black Bean Dip

This awesome and easy black bean dip takes only 5 minutes to throw together. And there are only 80 calories and 2 Weight Watcher Plus points per serving. When I first started including nutritional data and Weight Watchers points with all of the recipes on Cookin’ Canuck, it was purely for selfish reasons. The My […]

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Easy Roasted Mushrooms with Rosemary & Garlic Recipe

Sep 15, 2014
Easy Roasted Mushrooms with Rosemary & Garlic Recipe | cookincanuck.com

These easy roasted mushrooms are fantastic on their own, but would also make the perfect mix-in for salads or pasta dishes. I can not tell a lie. I ate the entire bowl in five minutes flat. This is the kind of thing that happens when you make a pan of gloriously roasted mushrooms in the […]

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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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