Tag: fruits and veggies

Jul 6, 2018

Tofu Summer Rolls with Peanut Dipping Sauce

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Full of flavor, texture, and all-round goodness, these Marinated Tofu Summer rolls are packed with wholesome ingredients and make for…

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…

Apr 9, 2018

Vegetable Croquettes

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Croquettes that the whole family will love, that’s a winning recipe! Everyone knows you’re supposed to be eating more veggies…

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…

Mar 20, 2018

5 uses for your cauliflower

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You always hear, the more colorful a vegetable is, the more vitamins and nutrients it contains.  Certain vitamins are responsible…

Mar 5, 2018

What do you do with butternut squash?

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Are you cooking with butternut squash? Check out this video that will show you how to prepare your squash and…

Feb 16, 2018

Three homemade salsas and how to use them!

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One of my favourite ways to use fruits and veggies up is to make salsa.  It’s such an easy way…

Jan 26, 2018

Filling Half Your Plate is oh so easy with a pressure cooker

Instant Pot Zucchini Noodle Pho

We’ve all heard about the Instant Pot and how versatile it is, but how does it hold up to Half…

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 11, 2017

3 Ways to use Carrot tops

All the ingredients you need for carrot top pesto laid out on the table including parmesan cheese, lemon, garlic.

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, a third of all foods is spoiled or squandered…

Nov 6, 2017

Southwestern Potato Frittata with Edamame Salsa Salad

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

Oct 25, 2017

Half Your Plate Culinary Competition!

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

Oct 18, 2017

Endive Salad with Apples and Walnuts

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

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…

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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