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Jun 19, 2017

A summer online with #EatMoreWatermelon Twitter party!

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Join our friends, Food Bloggers of Canada, along with co-host from Watermelon.org for a deliciously quenching Twitter party talking all…

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Jun 12, 2017

Broccoli 4 Ways

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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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Jun 9, 2017

Four delicious broccoli recipes

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Recipes developed by Carol Harrison Broccoli Mac and Cheese Simply stir in bite-size pieces of steamed broccoli in at the…

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Jun 4, 2017

Mulled Cherry Parfait with Creamsicle Yogurt & Your Favourite Granola

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© Chef Michael Smith Cherries pack a powerful nutritional punch that always delivers big bold flavour. Mulling them with warm…

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May 25, 2017

Carrot and Pineapple Cake

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Veggies in your dessert…why not? In this recipe, the carrots perfectly complement the pineapple to create a light and sweet…

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May 12, 2017

5 tips for simple and delicious lunches

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1. Double your cooking You will save time by cooking for an army.  For example, I always cook extra chicken…

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May 4, 2017

3 appetizers, 5 ingredients – coming together simply | Grilled Eggplant Canapés

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It’s no surprise that sometimes vegetables lack the appeal to be included in a party meal.  However, there are so…

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Apr 30, 2017

Asparagus Primavera with Lemon & Tarragon

Half Your Plate Asparagus Primavera

© Chef Michael Smith 2017 This classic pasta dish is an easy way to show off the flavours of spring…

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Apr 21, 2017

Fun Spring Rolls

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Spring rolls are fresh, light and can be personalized in an infinity of ways. Plus, it’s a different and original…

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Apr 19, 2017

Angela’s Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

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Written by Half Your Plate Dietitian Angela Wallace Who doesn’t love sweet potatoes? They are sweet, tasty, and a great…

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Apr 13, 2017

Daffodil Month

Yellow spring narcissus flowers and green leaves

By Elizabeth Holmes – Canadian Cancer Society About one-third of all cancers can be prevented by eating well, being active…

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Apr 6, 2017

Fruit Salad and Winter Vegetables | Brussels Sprouts, Cranberry and Acorn Squash

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It’s often said, if you modify your meals to become seasonal, it allows you to eat a variety of local…

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Apr 1, 2017

Broccoli Soup 101

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By Chef Michael Smith There’s nothing quite like a steaming hot soup bowl brimming with intense vegetable goodness. But not…

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Mar 30, 2017

Join us today for a twitter chat!

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We’re jumping on a great twitter chat this afternoon with MyFoodDiary.   Here’s a little more from them: * Below…

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Mar 27, 2017

Sweet Potato, Dried Fruit and Quinoa Bread

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

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