trout sheet pan dinner with peppers, lentils, green beans

Trout Sheet Pan Dinner with Peppers

Carol Harrison HalfYourPlate, Healthy Leftovers, Healthy Lunch Ideas, Recipes, Sheet pan dinners 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! This is a go to weeknight dinner at my house and for good reason, it tastes awesome, there is only one pan to wash and there should be enough leftovers for a couple lunches. …

bell peppers boats with bean salad

Bell Pepper Boats

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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! Finger food is always fun to eat and a bean salad filled bell pepper “boat” (see recipe below) is a clever way to work more veggies into your day. Try the other filling ideas …

Broccoli cheese frittata

Quick Broccoli and Cheddar Muffin Tin Frittatas

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! Give folks easy ideas to get their veggies in at breakfast (and help them to meet their quota for the day).  That was one of the key messages I share at this year’s Canadian Produce …

spaghetti squash 4 ways

Spaghetti Squash 4 Ways

Carol Harrison HalfYourPlate, Healthy Leftovers, 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! Meet Mother Nature’s original veggie “noodles”, the spaghetti squash yielding 4-5 cups of mild-tasting, low-calorie spaghetti-like strands. That’s A LOT I know, but this versatile veggie can be divved up and served in different …

spaghetti squash,

3 Ways to Cook Spaghetti Squash

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! For a long time spaghetti squash was one of those unfamiliar veggies  I was hesitant to try (potatoes were the go to in my house growing up) and boy was I missing out. Oven-roasted …

roasted spaghetti squash Power Bowl

Speedy Power Bowl

Carol Harrison HalfYourPlate, Healthy Leftovers, 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! Healthy eating is easier with some time saving tips like leaving out the dinner leftovers on the table adding a few more odd bits on hand and letting everyone get busy building their own …

spicy black bean and pepper salsa

Spicy Black Bean and Pepper Salsa

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! Fresh homemade salsa beats the jarred stuff hands down and only takes about 10 minutes to make. You can easily double this recipe and use it over the next 3 days with nachos or …

spaghetti squash,

Spaghetti Squash with Herb Butter and Parmesan

Carol Harrison HalfYourPlate, Recipes, Yummy Lunch Club 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! In the 90’s I worked in nutrition communications in the dairy industry (my first job!) and those were dark days when far too many health professional treated butter like a poison. We totally lost …

Egg Baked Roasted Peppers with Feta and Spinach

Egg Baked Roasted Peppers with Feta and Spinach

Carol Harrison HalfYourPlate, Recipes, Sheet pan dinners 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 so this is not a Yummy Lunch club idea but I could not resist sharing this great way to pretty up your eggs  in a bell pepper (see recipe below) and serve them …

spaghetti squash burritos

Roasted Squash Burritos

Carol Harrison HalfYourPlate, Healthy Leftovers, 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 watched a documentary on food waste and it confirmed what I’ve heard before, most of the food waste, 40% in fact,  happens on the home front (gulp!). So I’m hoping this idea to …