Tag: half your plate

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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 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…

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…

Sep 27, 2018

Granola Baked Apples

Granola Baked Apple

Recipe by © Chef Michael Smith 2018 Nothing says fall in Canada like fresh local apples. They’re crisp and tasty…

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