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Jun 15, 2021

The International Year of Fruits and Vegetables, 2021

Post written by Half Your Plate friend and RD Laurie Barker Jackman The United Nations has declared 2021 as the International…

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May 19, 2021

Summer Treats and Half Your Plate

Here at Half Your Plate we love all the seasons because they give us different themes and opportunities to fill…

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Apr 21, 2021

Elevate Your Salad

Post written by Half Your Plate friend and RD Laurie Barker Jackman Salads can be a great addition to a meal,…

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Mar 19, 2021

Angry BBQ’s Top 3 Sides

Blog contributed by Jannah Haas of Angry BBQ The more we use BBQ, the more we find ourselves using one…

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Mar 15, 2021

Nutrition Month 2021

Post written by Half Your Plate friend and RD Laurie Barker Jackman March is Nutrition Month and this year, Dietitians of…

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Feb 16, 2021

Forks up for Canada’s Agriculture Day

Let’s raise a fork to the food we love and the people who produce it! On February 23, 2021, Half Your Plate is celebrating Canadian…

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Dec 15, 2020

Zero Waste Beet Salad

Did you know that the leaves of many vegetables are edible? Often, they end up in compost or garbage, which…

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Nov 25, 2020

Catching up with our Ambassadors

Half Your Plate is a movement that anyone can follow.  Filling half your plate with fruits and veggies at every…

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Nov 17, 2020

5 Different Ways to Eat Apples

Apples are a very popular fruit in Canada, because in addition to being delicious and nutritious, they are grown here.…

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Sep 24, 2020

What’s on your list?

Grocery lists are important.  Even more so during the COVID-19 pandemic, where they can help make grocery shopping more efficient,…

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May 29, 2020

How To Involve Your Kids in the Kitchen During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Cute african girl learning how to cook healthy meal

By Jen Ong Tone, MHSc, RD, #HalfYourPlate Registered Dietitian With cancelled daycares, schools, and activities, you may be looking for…

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May 22, 2020

Zero Waste Stock

No one likes to throw their money in the trash. Yet in Canada, 63% of discarded food could have been…

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May 1, 2020

Top 10 Tips to Save Money on Produce During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Jen Ong Tone, MHSc, RD, #HalfYourPlate Registered Dietitian The pandemic has left many Canadians in a tough financial situation,…

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Apr 9, 2020

10 Healthy Easter Recipes to Try

blueberry raspberry focaccia

By Jen Ong Tone MHSc RD, #HalfYourPlate Registered Dietitian With Easter just around the corner, people across the country would…

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Apr 7, 2020

Make the Most of Your Fruits and Veggies During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Jen Ong Tone MHSc RD, #HalfYourPlate Registered Dietitian While you’re staying at home more often than usual, it’s a…

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