Tag: half your plate

Feb 16, 2018

Three homemade salsas and how to use them!

Sunshine Salsa

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 19, 2018

Culinary Terms and Techniques

Carrot and Squash Ginger Soup

January is a great time of the year to make new commitments to your health, so why not start in…

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…

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…

Nov 27, 2017

Healthy Pad Thai

Shrimp Pad Thai with Spaghetti Squash and Zucchini Noodles

Spaghetti squash and spiralized zucchini replace the traditional noodles in this Pad Thai, which means the dish is rich in…

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. …

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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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