Tag: Chef Michael Smith

Oct 31, 2018

Salad 101 – How to create and craft your own tasty salads

Michael Smith Green Salad 101

© Chef Michael Smith 2018 There are many, many ways to serve up healthy vegetables but perhaps none as easy…

Sep 27, 2018

Granola Baked Apples

Granola Baked Apple

Recipe by © Chef Michael Smith 2018 Nothing says fall in Canada like fresh local apples. They’re crisp and tasty…

Aug 31, 2018

Apricot Ginger Sauce Fruit Sauce 101

Apricot Ginger Sauce

© Chef Michael Smith 2018 Every chef knows how easy it is to jazz up dessert by pureeing fruits into…

Jul 30, 2018

Watermelon Mint Salsa

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Recipe by Chef Michael Smith This is a delicious condiment to add to your grilling or snacking repertoire. Like any…

May 30, 2018

Sweet Pea & Mint Hummus with Spicy Pita Chips

Sweet Pea Minted Hummus

© Chef Michael Smith 2018 Hummus is most often made with dried legumes like chickpeas but it’s just as delicious…

Apr 20, 2018

Smashed Cucumber Salad with Sesame Ginger Dressing

Smashed Cucumber Salad with an Asian style dressing from Chef Michael Smith

Recipe by Chef Michael Smith A smashed cucumber tastes very different from a sliced one. Brighter, fresher, more floral, and…

Mar 26, 2018

Rosemary Vanilla Glazed Parsnips

Rosemary Vanilla Parsnips fill Half Your Plate

© Chef Michael Smith 2018 Parsnips are a root vegetable, the way a plant stores sunshine as sugar. They keep…

Jan 15, 2018

Cornmeal Crusted Salmon with Kiwi Salsa

Fresh Kiwi Salsa on Pan Roasted Salmon

Recipe by Half Your Plate Ambassador Chef Michael Smith Kiwi’s unique sweet and sour flavour makes it a favourite of fruit-lovers everywhere…

Dec 3, 2017

Arugula Pesto Pasta with Rotisserie Chicken & Melted Bell Peppers

Pasta with Arugula Pesto and Rotisserie chicken

by Chef Michael Smith 2017 Running out of time to cook vegetables? You can make this delicious dish in the…

Oct 1, 2017

Vegetarian mushroom steak

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

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…

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…

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…

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…

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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