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May 17, 2022

Growing Food: Advice for Beginners

By Rebecca Last, Master Gardener Edited by Master Gardeners Julianne Labreche & Judith Cox Now is a great time to…

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Apr 14, 2022

How meal planning can help you save money

by Jennifer Ong Tone MHSc RD Have you ever been in any of the following situations? You unload your groceries…

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Mar 8, 2022

Nutrition month 2022: Ingredients for a healthier tomorrow – A focus on food waste

By Jennifer Ong Tone, MHSc, RD It’s that time of year again, national nutrition month! This March, dietitians across the…

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Feb 14, 2022

The dietitian-approved tip that will have your picky eater eating vegetables in no time

by Sarah Remmer, RD Want your kids to eat more vegetables? You’re not alone. Veggies tend to be the toughest…

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Jan 10, 2022

If cauliflower can become pizza, the sky’s the limit with how you can prepare produce!

By Amanda Li, RD Have you ever met a child who would eat cucumbers cut into half-moons, but wouldn’t eat…

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Dec 17, 2021

Florida Strawberries

Written and contributed by #HalfYourPlate International Year of Fruits and Veggie Friend – Fresh From Florida Florida’s growing season is…

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Nov 29, 2021

How to make veggies the easy choice

By: Jen Ong Tone, MHSc, RD It’s 5:00 pm. Whether you’re commuting home from work or making your way to…

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Nov 4, 2021

What’s a dietitian and how can they help you?

By Jen Ong Tone, MHSc RD When it comes to healthy eating, there is no one-size-fits-all approach! That’s where a…

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Sep 13, 2021

Respect for Food From Farm to Table

Post written by Half Your Plate friend and RD Laurie Barker Jackman By respecting food from farm to table we are…

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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…

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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…

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Jul 19, 2021

Grocery Heroes Day

Post written by Half Your Plate friend and RD Laurie Barker Jackman Did you know there are over 15,000 grocery stores…

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Jun 29, 2021

Enjoy Eating the Mediterranean Way!

Post written by Half Your Plate friend and RD Laurie Barker Jackman The Mediterranean diet is a way of eating based on the traditional cuisine of countries…

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Jun 15, 2021

2021: The International Year of Fruits and Vegetables

Post written by Half Your Plate friend and RD Laurie Barker Jackman The United Nations has declared 2021 as the International…

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May 19, 2021

Summer Treats and Half Your Plate

Here at Half Your Plate we love all the seasons because they give us different themes and opportunities to fill…

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