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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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Easy Vegetable Soft Tacos Recipe

Apr 1, 2015
Easy Vegetable Soft Tacos Recipe | cookincanuck.com

These vegetable soft tacos come together in about 20 minutes, and the natural flavors practically sing! This recipe is great for vegetarian and gluten free meals. Maybe it’s because we just returned from a weekend in Las Vegas, the city of excess, but I have been craving nothing but vegetables for the past few days. […]

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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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Portobello Baked Eggs with Spinach & Smoked Gouda Recipe

Mar 20, 2015
Portobello Baked Eggs with Spinach & Smoked Gouda Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Portobello mushrooms are stuffed with sauteed spinach, tomatoes and smoked gouda, becoming the perfect backdrop for a perfectly cooked runny egg yolk. “The burst” is a thing of legend in our house. It started when I was a kid, passed on to me by my Dad, and has now been passed on to my own […]

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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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Whole Wheat Banana Nut Muffins Recipe

Mar 13, 2015
Whole Wheat Banana Nut Muffins Recipe | cookincanuck.com

These Banana Nut Muffins are really all about the taste, but you can’t beat a muffin that’s also healthier, thanks to whole wheat flour and less sugar. Over the past (almost) six years of writing this blog, I’ve learned an important lesson when it comes to recipe development. As much fun as it is to […]

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