Tag: Dinner

Aug 23, 2021

Diversify Your Diet with Foods from Around the World

Mexican Inspired Zucchini Boats by Taylor Stinson

Post written by Half Your Plate friend and RD Laurie Barker Jackman The key to a healthy diet is getting variety…

Feb 3, 2021

Squash and Apple Mash

This will go on repeat after you taste it. A wonderful mixture of seasonal favourites with a hint of cheese to add some gooey texture. Enjoy along your favourite protein or serve it up with a grain and green veggies for an all out veggie feast.

Jan 27, 2021

Alain’s Italian Bruschetta with Grilled Crusty Bread

Jan 12, 2021

Roasted Chestnut and Pear Stuffing

Roasting the vegetables adds a wonderful texture and sweetness to this stuffing. Roast the chestnuts ahead to enjoy as a snack while the stuffing is cooking, so be sure to buy extra!

Apr 23, 2020

Grilled Pineapple and Pepper Meatballs Skewers

A fun dinner idea for the grill to combine some sweet pineapple and savoury turkey and peppers. Make them ahead in the morning for a quick weeknight dinner.

Jan 9, 2020

Roasted Broccoli and Bean Salad

This hearty vegetarian salad combines wonderful textures and flavours for a hearty main or change it up and serve it as a side dish.

Oct 30, 2019

Grilled Sweet Potato and Chickpea Salad

Grilled Sweet Potato and Chickpea Salad

Something different from the grill with these sweet potato wedges. An easy and flavourful vegetarian salad that can be shared as a main or side dish this grilling season.

Sep 20, 2019

Grilled Eggplant Halloumi Stacks

These little stacks are a perfect first course or vegetarian main to enjoy this summer on the deck with guests.

Sep 9, 2019

Grilled Rapini Salad

This panzanella style salad is a new idea to bring to your next backyard get together. Rapini offers up a slightly mustardy flavour to the salad and grilling it chars it enough to add texture and taste to the dish.

May 24, 2019

Summer Watermelon Buddha Bowl

Stick to a traditional plant-based Buddha bowl and amp up the protein by adding tofu or legumes. Those that aren’t vegetarian can add a chicken or fish – both taste delicious with sweet watermelon and tangy tahini dressing. This dish is both sweet and savory and can be served for breakfast, lunch or dinner!

Nov 16, 2018

Heirloom Carrot Salad

Chef Adil Gangji

This beautiful heirloom carrot salad is paired with seared scallops and finished with a citrus dressing and crème fraiche.

Oct 25, 2018

Winter Squash Carbonara with Broccoli Rabe

Everyone’s favorite pasta gets made even better with the addition of roasted butternut squash and broccoli rabe.

Aug 31, 2018

Watermelon Panzanella with Balsamic Reduction

This hearty salad is as gorgeous as it is tasty. Fancy it up by cutting watermelon in holiday-themed shapes or keep it simple with cubes. Serve it family-style or take it to-go in stacked salad, making sure to add the ciabatta last. Save time by using store bought reduced balsamic!

Jul 25, 2018

Slow Cooker Korean BBQ Pork Lettuce Wraps with Cucumber Watermelon Salad 


Lettuce Wraps with watermelon and pork

Hours in the slow cooker render this watermelon-spiked sweet pork as succulent as it is juicy. The cucumber watermelon salad gives these wraps a nice crunch while the sesame seeds completes the dish with protein-packed texture.

Jul 19, 2018

Raw Pizza Kabobs

These raw pizza kabobs are are kid-friendly and the assembly allows for customization all around. Perfect for picky eaters, dietary restrictions, and those just looking for a fun appetizer

Summer is all about staying cool, eating well, and keeping it simple! Growing up, my mom refused to cook three…

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