Tag: healthy eating

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…

Jul 23, 2021

Half Your Plate, all the flavour

Carol Harrison is a Toronto-based registered dietitian. Connect with her on Twitter and IG @CarolHarrisonRD As a dietitian, I know…

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…

Sep 3, 2017

Raspberry Granola Bars

Raspberry Granola by Chef Michael Smith

© Chef Michael Smith These deliciously addictive granola bars come with a fruity punch of powerful raspberries. They’re just the…

Mar 30, 2017

Join us today for a twitter chat!

We’re jumping on a great twitter chat this afternoon with MyFoodDiary.   Here’s a little more from them: * Below…

Nov 28, 2016

Fruit and energy ball skewers

Fruit and Energy Ball Skewers

Looking for a unique different way to serve your fruit?  Here’s a healthy snack, easy to make and perfect for…

Sep 29, 2016

Broccoli Pizza

University life sometimes means ordering in a not so healthy pizza on stressful nights that leaves you feeling sick. Pizza can be hard on the digestive system causing dehydration, fatigue, bloating and even more side effects for certain individuals. Here is an easy crust alternative that will help your digestion instead of harming it!

Sep 29, 2016

Beet Salad

You can purchase pre-cooked beets but the raw ones are more affordable and super easy to cook! This salad is great to pack and bring to class for a quick lunch. Toss some tuna in for added protein.

Sep 29, 2016

One-Pot Veggie Noodles

This hearty vegetarian meal is ready in under 10 minutes. Cook a double batch and have leftovers for tomorrow’s lunch!

Sep 29, 2016

Mediterranean Clam Pasta Salad

This pasta salad recipe is delicious and full of healthy veggies that are brimming with vitamins, antioxidants, and fibre. It also features baby clams, a versatile protein that is high in iron. Iron helps our brains function at their best, so here’s an easy and delicious way to get lots of it this school year! This pasta can be served warm or cold, and stores well for up to 2 days in the refrigerator.

Jul 6, 2016

Acorn Squash Salad

This salad bursts with Asian flavours and makes a complete vegetarian autumn dinner.

Feb 16, 2016

Leek & Apple Compote

Michael Smith Leeks and Apple Post

© Chef Michael Smith 2016 Leeks are the easiest-to-get-along-with members of the onion family. They’re deliciously sweet, mildly pungent and…

Feb 8, 2016

Colour up School Lunches with Vegetable Hummus 3 Ways

yummy lunch club hummus

Written by Carol Harrison It seems kids really do eat with their eyes. Research from Cornell University found kids prefer six different…

Jan 18, 2016

Learn how to cook veggies in all kinds of ways!

Sauté your veggies!

The key to maintaining a healthy diet is variety. This also applies to the way you cook your food, and…

Jan 4, 2016

New Years Resolution 2016: The only two healthy eating resolutions you need this year!

Couple Chopping Vegetables

Original post on National Post by Carol Dombrow RD, Postmedia News A high percentage of Canadians make new year’s resolutions but unfortunately…

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