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 cake oatmeal

Carrot Cake Oatmeal

Carol Harrison breakfast, HalfYourPlate, Recipes, Thermos 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! Have you heard of a food jag? That’s when a kid only wants to eat the same thing again and again and the parents are worried to bits their diet is not balanced. …

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School lunch power bars 3 ways

Carol Harrison Healthy Lunch Ideas, Healthy Snack Ideas, Recipes, Yummy Lunch Club 0 Comments

Store-bought granola bars are convenient for school lunches but… I wanted something more nutritious and frankly better tasting for my kids. Sure there are ways to make better granola bar choices (How to choose a better granola bar) but they are not an everyday food at our house. These lunch bars pack in 1 1/2 cups of grated carrot and …

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5 Ways to work oats into school lunches

Carol Harrison FAQs, Healthy Lunch Ideas, Yummy Lunch Club 0 Comments

 Why do we have to buy this wheaty bird seed bread? Meet my son. You might expect a dietitian’s kid to love everything whole grain well, no. That can be bit of a worry when heart disease, cancer and diabetes run in our family and I know eating whole grains protects against those diseases and keeps kids’ bowel function in …