vegetarian

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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On-the-Go Egg Breakfast Pita Sandwich Recipe with Salsa Yogurt

Mar 4, 2015
On-the-Go Egg Breakfast Pita Sandwich Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Fuel up your family with a healthy, easy, vegetarian breakfast recipe. This egg sandwich is fuel of nutrients to kick off the day. Thank you to the Dairy Council of Utah & Nevada for helping me to share this recipe with you. Eat more, play more. That sounds like a great plan to me! Oh, […]

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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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Mini Chili Filled Phyllo Cups

Jan 27, 2015
Mini Chili Filled Phyllo Cups Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Whip up these vegetarian chili filled phyllo cups for game day or a fun appetizer. Thanks to Athens Foods for helping me share this recipe with you. If I’m feeling the need for some, “Mum, you’re the best!” comments (hey, I have a middle schooler…I need a little shot in the arm sometimes), I just […]

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