Fresh Ideas

Sep 14, 2017

Pumpkin Oatmeal

Pumpkin Oatmeal by Marie Eve Caplette

Breakfast that tastes like pumpkin pie? Personally, that would put joy to my Fall mornings! Here’s a delicious and different…

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Sep 3, 2017

Raspberry Granola Bars

Raspberry Granola by Chef Michael Smith

© Chef Michael Smith These deliciously addictive granola bars come with a fruity punch of powerful raspberries. They’re just the…

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Aug 28, 2017

Spaghetti Squash 4 Ways

Spaghetti squash in a white bowl with herb butter and parm cheese

Written by Carol Harrison The Canadian Produce Marketing Association (Half Your Plate folks) hired me to work on a recipe and video…

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Aug 22, 2017

Back to School Lunches with Dips and Dressings

Rainbow Picnic Salad in a Mason Jar

Back to school is the time to address that ever frustrating question of what to pack your kids to ensure…

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Aug 17, 2017

Kid Friendly Half Your Plate Tips

Kitchen fun.

Fruits and vegetables provide our bodies with many important vitamins, minerals, and health promoting nutrients such as fibre. Eating fruits…

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Aug 6, 2017

Lentil-Barley Buddha Bowls 3 Ways

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by Carol Harrison Make this hearty lentil-barley base and keep it on hand for a head start on a quick…

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Jul 30, 2017

Summer Snap Pea Salad with Ginger Lime Dressing

Asian Snap Pea topped with peanuts and fresh cilantro

Recipe by Chef Michael Smith 2017 This snappy summer salad is packed with big, bright garden flavours that are perfect…

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Jul 27, 2017

Fresh Sorbet

Delicious fruit sorbet

During the beautiful days of summer, I love to have sorbet for dessert. It’s so refreshing and plus it’s a…

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Jul 24, 2017

Carrots 4 Ways

Carrot Cake Oatmeal

Written by Carol Harrison The Canadian Produce Marketing Association (Half Your Plate folks) hired me to work on a recipe and video…

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Jul 20, 2017

5 Meals To Make With Canned Or Frozen Corn

Gluten free corn fritters and fresh spinach

Blog post written by Quick Easy Cook Corn, also known as maize, was first developed by people living in central…

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Jul 6, 2017

Dietitians Get Inspired to Champion Half Your Plate Campaign

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Article by #halfyourplate RD Carol Harrrison Dietitians easily rally around the Half Your Plate campaign but it sure does help…

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Jul 4, 2017

Bell Peppers 4 Ways

Bell Pepper Salsa

Written by Carol Harrison The Canadian Produce Marketing Association (Half Your Plate folks) hired me to work on a recipe and video…

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Jul 1, 2017

Grilled Zucchini & Tomato Salad with Basil Leaves & Lemon Dressing

Grilled Zucchini and Tomato Salad

Recipe by Chef Michael Smith   Zucchini is the perfect summer vegetable for filling Half Your Plate. Not only is…

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Jun 29, 2017

Eat Right Feel Right Pasta Dish

Veggie Pasta by Angela Wallace

Written by #halfyourplate friend Angela Wallace of Eat Right Feel Right I am one of those people who loves carbs,…

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Jun 26, 2017

Our favourite cherry and radish recipes

Close up of colourful radishes

To get you on board with our fruit and veggie of the month for June — cherries and radishes —…

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