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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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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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