In the Kitchen: Teens Recipes

Cooking and discovering delicious new foods is something that you'll do throughout your life—so why not get a head start now! With support from the Province of Nova Scotia, Halifax Public Libraries is pleased to bring you this FoodSmart 2 series to help you get started In the Kitchen., opens a new window

Need some #foodie inspiration? Check out the recipes below for trendy treats to try out, and follow along with our how-to videos on YouTube, opens a new window.

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About our Chefs

Chef Andy

Owner of Andy's East Coast Kitchen, opens a new window, Chef Andy Hay is a chef, recipe developer, and a food and lifestyle content creator from Nova Scotia. A self-taught cook, Andy was also a runner-up on MasterChef Canada Season 5. 

Chef Emily

Chef Emily is a Registered Dietitian and the Library's very own Food Literacy Specialist, opens a new window. Driven by her love for cooking, Emily works to bring food-based programs to community members of all ages.


Recipes

Black Bean Burgers and Sweet Potato Fries

Click to watch, opens a new window and follow along with Andy Hay of East Coast Kitchen, as he makes easy 20-minute black bean burgers and sweet potato fries.

Click to download the Black Bean Burger recipe., opens a new window

Click to download the Sweet Potato Fries recipe., opens a new window


Crispy Chicken Burrito Bowl

Click to watch, opens a new window and follow along with Andy Hay of East Coast Kitchen, as he shows us how to make a perfectly delicious crispy chicken burrito bowl.

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Banana Bread French Toast

Click to watch, opens a new window and follow along with Emily, a registered dietitian and chef, as she makes delicious banana bread.

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Click to download the Banana Bread French Toast recipe. , opens a new window


Crispy Baked Chicken Strips

Click to watch, opens a new window and follow along with Emily, a registered dietitian and chef, as she shows us how to make crispy baked chicken strips that you will absolutely love.

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Cheesy Frittata and Cheddar Tea Biscuits

Click to watch, opens a new window and follow along with Andy Hay of East Coast Kitchen, as he makes delicious cheesy frittata and cheddar tea biscuits.

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Broccoli Cheddar Soup and Cornbread Muffins

Click to watch, opens a new window and follow along with Emily Glover, a registered dietitian and chef, as she shows us how to make her incredible and easy Broccoli Cheddar soup.

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Doctor Noodles with Crispy Tofu

Click to watch, opens a new window and follow along with Andy Hay, of East Coast Kitchen, as he makes a fun Doctor Noodles recipe with Crispy Tofu.

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Did you give one of our recipes a try? We'd love to hear how it went! Share your food creations with us on social media @hfxpublib, or tell us in the comments below. 

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