Fresh Ideas

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…

Categories: Fresh Ideas
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…

Categories: Fresh Ideas
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.…

Categories: Fresh Ideas
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,…

Categories: Fresh Ideas
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…

Categories: Fresh Ideas
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…

Categories: Fresh Ideas
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,…

Categories: Fresh Ideas
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…

Categories: Fresh Ideas
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…

Categories: Fresh Ideas
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.…

Categories: Fresh Ideas
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…

Categories: Fresh Ideas
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…

Categories: Fresh Ideas
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…

Categories: Fresh Ideas
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…

Categories: Fresh Ideas
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…

Categories: Fresh Ideas
Get the latest recipes, fresh ideas and smart shopping tips delivered right to your inbox! Simply enter your email address.