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Nov 17, 2017

5 Ways to include veggies at breakfast

Egg and Veggie breakfast wrap on wholewheat tortilla

Vegetables are an important part of our healthy diet and we need to eat at least 5 portions a day. …

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Nov 6, 2017

Southwestern Potato Frittata with Edamame Salsa Salad

October Frittata

© Chef Michael Smith 2017 Potatoes are not just tasty, nutritious, inexpensive and easy to find, they’re also wildly versatile,…

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Oct 25, 2017

Half Your Plate Culinary Competition!

Carts of food

Written by #HalfYourPlate On Campus Ambassador Tamara Saslove Join us on Thursday November 2nd at George Brown College (300 Adelaide…

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Oct 18, 2017

Endive Salad with Apples and Walnuts


Impress your guest with this simple, fresh and healthy idea ready in less than 15 minutes. Endives can also be…

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Oct 1, 2017

Vegetarian mushroom steak


By Chef Michael Smith Mushrooms add lots of rich, meaty flavour to these awesome vegetarian cakes. The meat-less base is…

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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


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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