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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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Apr 1, 2020

How Should I Handle my Fruits and Veggies During Covid-19 Pandemic?

By Jen Ong Tone MHSc RD, #HalfYourPlate Registered Dietitian Fruits and veggies are an important part of a healthy diet.…

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Mar 18, 2020

Healthy Eating is About So Much More Than Food

How You Eat is Important Too! By Jen Ong Tone MHSc RD, #HalfYourPlate Registered Dietitian Did you know that March…

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Feb 26, 2020

Eating fruits and vegetables for healthier digestion

  It’s clear that diet has an impact on digestion. Among the foods that are most important to gut health…

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Jan 13, 2020

3 Tips to Stick to Your 2020 New Year’s Resolution

2020 goals list with decoration. We wish you a new year filled with wonder, peace, and meaning.

By Jen Ong Tone MHSc RD, #HalfYourPlate Registered Dietitian Did you make a new year’s resolution this year? According to…

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Dec 19, 2019

3 ways to use leftover grilled veggies

Grilled vegetables are prepared in many ways and are very versatile. So versatile that you’ll be happy to have leftovers…

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Dec 2, 2019

Golden beet, mango and lemon pie

Vegetables in a dessert? Oh yes, and it’s delicious! We already know carrot cake and zucchini bread, but many other…

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Nov 7, 2019

Root Vegetable Chips

Did you know that commercial vegetable chips closely resemble regular chips? Tomato and spinach purees added to commercial chips provide…

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