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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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Oct 29, 2019

Soup as your main meal

Soups are quick to cook and so comforting. Here are three basic rules for a soup to be satisfying enough…

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Sep 30, 2019

Half Your “FRESH” Plate

By: Gaby Burt-D’Agnillo, #HalfYourPlate Ambassador and Vice President Ambassador Coordinator, on behalf of FRESH What is FRESH? FRESH, Food Resources…

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Jun 24, 2019

12 fruit and vegetable snack ideas

Watermelon Chia Parfait

A nutritious snack is a great way to get some energy to your body and a great opportunity to have…

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May 29, 2019

3 easy kid friendly vegetarian dinners

Tofu, beans, veggies…These nutrient rich foods unfortunately aren’t often on kids favourite list.  The best way to encourage your little…

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Apr 26, 2019

15 ways to add veggies to your meals.

Avocado Melon Breakfast Smoothie

Veggies are super allies when it comes to your health.  They help your body fight infections, fatigue and low moods,…

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Mar 25, 2019

Mushroom Barley Risotto

Mushroom Barley

Recipe by Chef Michael Smith, 2019 The many different mushrooms at your supermarket are all prized for their deep earthy…

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Mar 11, 2019

Ginger Steamed Bok Choy

Steamed Bok Choy from Chef Michael Smith

Recipe by Chef Michael Smith 2019 Bok choy is a type of Chinese cabbage prized for its sweet tender flavour…

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Feb 15, 2019

Spaghetti Squash Salad with roast tomatoes and fresh basil

Spaghetti Squash Salad

Recipe from Chef Michael Smith Spaghetti squash is known for its distinctive inner threads and their unique resemblance to cooked…

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Feb 11, 2019

Free-from doesn’t mean ‘Limited’ when you fill #HalfYourPlate with colour!

This post was contributed by #HalfYourPlate friend Amanda of EverydayAllergenFree I may have been told by one or two friends…

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Dec 20, 2018

Holiday Grazing

Grazing board filled with cheese, dip, fruits and veggies and breads

Building a perfect board for guest to graze on is a holiday tradition!  Loading it with fruits and veggies so…

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Dec 18, 2018

Chardonnay Thyme Leeks

Recipe by Chef Michael Smith, 2018 Leeks are milder cousins of the onion with a sweet neutral texture that absorbs…

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