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Introducing Half Your Plate: In Season!

May 21, 2015

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! As many varieties of fresh produce come into season in Canada, we want to provide you with storage tips, selection tips, and fresh recipes to inspire your cooking. What better time to try new dishes than the summer when produce is plentiful and so affordable?

Over the course of the summer and fall we’ll be featuring the following in season produce along with some delicious recipes:

May: Asparagus

New recipes for you to try:

Asparagus lentil curry

Asparagus Lentil Curry

Edamame and Asparagus Salad

Edamame and Asparagus Salad

Asparagus and tomato crostini

Grilled Asparagus and Tomato Crostini

June: Cherries and Cucumber

New recipes coming June 1st:

Cucumber Tomato Rice Noodle Salad

Cucumber Tomato Rice Noodle Salad

Cherry and blackberry macerated goat cheese

Cherry macerated goat cheese

Easy Fridge Pickles

Easy Fridge Pickles

July: Raspberries and Beets

New recipes coming July 1st:

Beet Dip

Beet Dip

Roast Beet Salad with Orange and Feta

Roast Beet Salad with Orange and Feta

Fresh Beet and Quinoa Salad

Fresh Beet and Quinoa Salad

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

August: Peaches and Zucchini

New recipes coming August 1st:

Zucchini ricotta rolls

Zucchini ricotta rolls

Zucchini Pepper Slaw

Zucchini Pepper Slaw

Prosciutto Grilled Peach Salad

Prosciutto Grilled Peach Salad

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

September: Blueberries and Tomatoes

New recipes coming September 1st:

Swiss Chard and Tomato Pasta

Swiss Chard and Tomato Pasta

Blueberry filled scones

Blueberry filled scones

Oatcakes with blueberry sauce

Oatcakes with blueberry sauce

October: Apples and Butternut Squash

New recipes coming October 1st:

Roasted squash pear salad

Roasted squash pear salad

Squash and gnocchi pasta

Squash and gnocchi pasta

Double Apple Cake

Double Apple Cake

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our blog posts and recipes will also explore other in season produce including artichokes, beans, broccoli, corn, celery, cauliflower, leeks, mushrooms, onions, parsnips, peas, peppers, potatoes, pumpkin, radicchio, and sweet potatoes! To learn more about what’s in season in Ontario, visit Foodland Ontario.

We’ll also be featuring a monthly recipe from Chef Michael Smith to get you inspired so keep checking back at www.halfyourplate.ca for fresh content and recipes.

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