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

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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! 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 …

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 …

carrot chickpea patties, lunch

Quick Carrot Chickpea Patties

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! My daughter decided to go vegetarian in grade 10 and of course being “that dietitian” mom  we had a chat about how she planned to replace the meat in her diet and turns …

Roasted broccoli with lemon aioli

Roasted Broccoli with Lemon Aioli

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! If you are looking for a better-for-you yummy snackeroo this is it. I will gladly eat an entire head of roasted broccoli with this tangy lemon aioli dip (recipe below). And while I suspect …

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

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! 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 …