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5 genius ways to eat well & save on groceries

Carol Harrison FAQs, Healthy Leftovers, Time and Money Savers, Yummy Lunch Club 0 Comments

  I grabbed the nearest tea towel to scrub my tongue then back to swishing and spitting, my head under the kitchen faucet in a sink full of dishes. My body was telling me, way to go you’ve hit the eject button, get ready to hurl. As I recall this story to my teenage daughter she bursts out laughing. I can’t …

Tuscan Beef Kabobs with Quinoa Tabouleh

Tuscan Beef Kebobs with Quinoa Tabouli

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Catch me making this July 5th on CTV news at noon in Kitchener! The Canadian Meat Council is sponsoring me to go on TV to cook this awesome recipe ( I picked it!) and talk protein.  So what’s worth sharing? Don’t skimp on protein folks! On average Canadians eat on the low end of what’s recommended for protein AND emerging …

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Join the Culinary Dietitian’s Kitchen Party

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Celebrate Canada’s 150th with Dietitians coast to coast who know how to get your mojo back in the kitchen. We’ve got a FREE  recipe ebook that will make you CRAVE healthy. Are you ready to take a food tour across Canada with some of our best Culinary Dietitians? Here’s just sample of the recipes. Try the recipes and connect with …

4 Ways with Broccoli

Broccoli 4 Ways

Carol Harrison HalfYourPlate, Healthy Lunch Ideas, Recipes 0 Comments

The Canadian Produce Marketing Association (Half Your Plate folks) hired me to work on a recipe and video series and I’m delighted to share it here with you! Broccoli is the poster child for healthy veggies costing only about 25 cents a serving yet many find the slightly bitter taste a hurdle to overcome. So let’s find some ways to cut …

broccoli mac and cheese

One Pot Broccoli Mac and Cheese

Carol Harrison HalfYourPlate, Healthy Lunch Ideas, Recipes 0 Comments

The Canadian Produce Marketing Association (Half Your Plate folks) hired me to work on a recipe and video series and I’m delighted to share it here with you! You’ve got to admit broccoli and cheese go great together and while many of you may be thinking, my kid would go for a broccoli mac and cheese (recipe below), some of you …

4 ways with carrots

Carrots 4 Ways

Carol Harrison breakfast, HalfYourPlate, Healthy Lunch Ideas, Recipes 0 Comments

The Canadian Produce Marketing Association (Half Your Plate folks) hired me to work on a recipe and video series and I’m delighted to share it here with you! At about 25 cents a serving and chock-full of beta-carotene, fibre-filled carrots are always one of the best healthy buys in the grocery store so let’s see how we can make that veggie work …

Carrot, Kale, Quinoa, beans Power Bowl, lunch, dinner

Carrot Kale Quinoa Power Bowl

Carol Harrison HalfYourPlate, Recipes 0 Comments

The Canadian Produce Marketing Association (Half Your Plate folks) hired me to work on a recipe and video series and I’m delighted to share it here with you! OK I’m not a big fan of the word superfood because I darn well know as a dietitian it’s what we eat day in and day out that really counts but here I …

Broccoli Slaw

Quick Lentil Broccoli Slaw

Carol Harrison HalfYourPlate, Healthy Lunch Ideas, Recipes 0 Comments

The Canadian Produce Marketing Association (Half Your Plate folks) hired me to work on a recipe and video series and I’m delighted to share it here with you. I’m always on the lookout for ways to work smarter, not longer like this. Leftovers from this Quick Lentil Broccoli Slaw side dish can be packed up for lunches the next day. Clever huh! (see …

Roasted carrots and beets, vegetable

Roasted Carrots and Beets

Carol Harrison HalfYourPlate, Healthy Lunch Ideas, Recipes 0 Comments

The Canadian Produce Marketing Association (Half Your Plate folks) hired me to work on a recipe and video series and I’m delighted to share it here with you! As a dietitian I’m well aware that the biggest barrier to healthy eating is time. You don’t need me to tell you to eat your veggies! So here’s my work smarter, not longer …