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Mar 27, 2017

Sweet Potato, Dried Fruit and Quinoa Bread


Recipe and post by Joyous Household. The great thing about fruits and vegetables is that besides the many health benefits…

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Mar 22, 2017

Sauces Full of Veggies

Roasted Tomatoes Close Up

One of our favourite ways to include #halfyourplate with fruits and veggies is to sneak it into your sauces! Not…

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Mar 13, 2017

Vegetarian Sweet Potato Falafels


These vegetarian falafels are simple to make and will add a touch of uniqueness to your weekday dinner. Plus, they’re…

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Mar 10, 2017

All about kiwi


Looking for a burst of sunshine to get you through the last few weeks of winter? Look no further than…

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Mar 8, 2017

All about peppers


We just love crunchy peppers, so we’re featuring them (all shapes, colours and sizes) as our March vegetable! Peppers are…

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Mar 5, 2017

Flaming Bananas


Are you looking for a signature party trick? Having a dinner party? Trying to impress your kids? Leaping flames! Dangerous…

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Feb 21, 2017

Easy Ratatouille


 This plate is extremely versatile: you can serve it as a side to your meat, eggs or tofu, lay it…

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Feb 9, 2017

#LentilsLoveVeggies Twitter Party!

variety of vegetables, red lentil and ingredients for healthy co

Filling #halfyourplate with fruits and veggies is elevated when you add the perfect protein to it.  This is why we’ve…

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Feb 3, 2017

Tropical Smoothie Bowl

Healthsome Tropical Smoothie Bowl

Article written by Veronica Shah of Healhsomeness Smoothies and smoothie bowls provide an easy and delicious way to combine plenty…

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Feb 1, 2017

Work Challenge Entries


We ran the #halfyourplate work challenge for two weeks and we were so impressed by the entries.  You found creative…

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Jan 24, 2017

What’s your favourite squash?


During the colder season, squash is in abundance.   This is the perfect time to expand your taste buds and try…

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Jan 17, 2017

New Years New Sides


Welcome to 2017!  We know it’s easy to overindulge during the holidays, which is why in January the most common…

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Jan 16, 2017

Half Your Plate at Work Challenge

Mediterranean Lentil Salad

We know the work day can provide a bit of a block for you trying to fill #halfyourplate so we…

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Jan 7, 2017

Filling Half Your Plate at the Grey Cup

CPMA Half Your Plate - Grey Cup 2016

Here at Half Your Plate we had the great opportunity to participate in the 2016 Grey Cup Festival in Toronto,…

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Jan 5, 2017

One Pot Pasta


I love the concept of one pot pasta.  All you have to do is put all your ingredients in a…

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