Tag: fruits and veggies

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Dec 4, 2018

Holiday Bliss Balls

Bliss Balls

We know that sometimes it can be difficult to fill #halfyourplate during the busy holiday season.  We’ve teamed up with…

Nov 30, 2018

Green Beans With Brown Butter & Sage

Chef Michael Smith Green Beans

Recipe by Chef Michael Smith 2018 Green Beans are one of the tastiest and healthiest vegetables in your kitchen repertoire.…

Nov 9, 2018

How to eat well without spending hours in the kitchen

Summer BBQ Shrimp Veggie Toss 2

It’s not always easy to eat healthy, especially on a time crunch.  Here are a few tips for putting together…

Oct 31, 2018

Salad 101 – How to create and craft your own tasty salads

Michael Smith Green Salad 101

© Chef Michael Smith 2018 There are many, many ways to serve up healthy vegetables but perhaps none as easy…

Oct 28, 2018

Stuffed Sweet Potatoes – 3 Ways

Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are versatile winter veggies. I love keeping a few in the pantry. Away from light and humidity, they’ll…

Oct 2, 2018

3 Healthy Salad Dressings

Simply put, there’s no better way to get in your veggies than a delicious salad for dinner.  Out with the…

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