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Roasted Asparagus Recipe with Dijon Vinaigrette Dressing

Apr 2, 2014
Roasted Asparagus Recipe with Dijon Vinaigrette | cookincanuck.com

Fresh springtime asparagus is tossed with olive and roasted until tender, then drizzled with a simple Dijon vinaigrette. Am I the only one who suffers from road rage in the aisles of Costco? Last Sunday, we were caught in one of those classic Costco traffic jams. Everyone and their cousin was roaming the aisles with [...]

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Roasted Mushroom & Romaine Salad Recipe {Vegan}

Mar 3, 2014
Roasted Mushroom & Romaine Salad Recipe {Vegan} | cookincanuck.com

This easy salad recipe stars tender roasted mushrooms and romaine lettuce, tossed with a light balsamic vinaigrette. Sometimes a girl just needs a really good salad. And all I want is to throw that salad in a pretty bowl, curl up on the couch in a blanket and watch something mindless on TV, like a [...]

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Spaghetti Squash with Swiss Chard, Dried Cranberries & Dijon Vinaigrette Recipe

Oct 15, 2012
Spaghetti Squash with Swiss Chard, Dried Cranberries & Dijon Vinaigrette Recipe by Cookin

Every year spaghetti squash challenges me to do something other than ladling tomato sauce over top. This time, it’s Swiss chard, dried cranberries and Dijon vinaigrette that turn this versatile squash into a memorable side dish. As I mentioned in the post about Monthly Mingle, this month’s theme is Squashes. Don’t forget to submit your [...]

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Quinoa Salad with Apple, Chickpeas, Toasted Almonds & Apple Cider Vinaigrette Recipe

Oct 1, 2012
Quinoa Salad with Apple, Chickpeas, Toasted Almonds & Apple Cider Vinaigrette Recipe | cookincanuck.com

I’m going to pretend that anytime I make Meatless Monday recipes it is done with purely charitable intentions. Don’t get me wrong, I wholeheartedly support the idea behind Meatless Monday…cutting out the meat once per week to improve both our health and the health of the planet. However, if I start to pull out the [...]

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Gorgonzola Cheese Cups with Pear & Hazelnut Green Salad Recipe

Sep 20, 2012
Gorgonzola Cheese Cups with Pear & Hazelnut Green Salad Recipe

I’m bringing these fun Gorgonzola Cheese Cups filled with a Pear and Hazelnut Green Salad to a surprise virtual baby shower. There’s nothing more exciting than the imminent arrival of a new baby. When that baby is coming to someone as sweet as Jen of My Kitchen Addiction and her husband, that calls for a [...]

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Grilled Flank Steak Salad with Smoked Paprika Dressing Recipe

Jul 2, 2012
Grilled Flank Steak Salad with Smoked Paprika Dressing Recipe

Maybe it’s the fireworks or the parades, but the beginning of July always feels like the start of one big summertime party. Yesterday, July 1st, was Canada Day and my family honored the day with a rousing (if not overly-dramatic and out-of-tune) rendition of “O Canada!” as we sat down at the breakfast table. Given [...]

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Green Bean & Tomato Salad with Lime & Sesame Dressing Recipe

Aug 26, 2011
Green Bean & Tomato Salad with Lime & Sesame Dressing Recipe

Visiting my favorite farm stand is not just about the overflowing bins of corn, green beans, squash and tomatoes. There is another reason I enjoy going there. When I was a kid, I had an inherent trust of people who lived and worked in my neighborhood. Perhaps this was a result of living in a [...]

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Quinoa Salad with Chickpeas, Kalamata Olives & Mint Recipe

Jul 12, 2011
Quinoa Salad with Chickpeas, Kalamata Olives & Mint Recipe

If you loaded the amount of quinoa our family eats in one year into a small boat, that vessel would sink to the bottom of the sea faster than you could say “healthy mini grain” five times fast. Quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) is actually healthy; I didn’t just make that up. It is a complete protein [...]

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Strawberry & Goat Cheese Green Salad with Basil Vinaigrette Recipe

Apr 21, 2011
Strawberry & Goat Cheese Green Salad with Basil Vinaigrette Recipe

“If I actually liked the ingredients in there, that salad would look really good,” said my 9-year old son as I was photographing this recipe. Umm…thank you? Well, this might not be a hit with the under 10 crowd, but I think this strawberry and goat cheese green salad would be a welcome addition to [...]

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