Healthy Kids News & Advice


Nut-free chicken pesto pasta

30/11/2016 Canteen recipes, GREEN, Healthy Eating, HKA News, Hot meals, Lunchbox, Occasional, Recipes, Salad

GREEN (ACT & SA) / Occasional (NSW) Makes 10 serves Pesto ingredients (makes 125ml): 1 cup (35g) firmly packed basil leaves 1 clove garlic ¼ cup (10g) finely grated parmesan cheese 2 teaspoons lemon
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Tandoori and mint yoghurt mini pockets

30/11/2016 Canteen recipes, Everyday, GREEN, Hot meals, Recipes, Sandwiches & wraps

GREEN (ACT & SA) / Everyday (NSW) Makes 50 Ingredients: 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 large onion, diced 1 large zucchini, grated 2 tablespoons Tandoori paste 2kg lean chicken mince ¼ cup water 500g Greek yoghurt 50 x
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Egg muffin cups

29/11/2016 Canteen recipes, Everyday, GREEN, Lunchbox, Party food ideas, Recipes, Snacks

GREEN (ACT & SA) / Everyday (NSW) Makes 12 cups Ingredients: 12 slices of wholemeal bread, crust removed ½ cup reduced fat cheese, grated 1 cup spinach, roughly chopped 1 tomato, diced 1 tablespoon parsley, chopped 8
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Fun and easy Christmas gifts for volunteers

23/11/2016 A bit of fun, Canteen Advice

With Christmas just around the corner, there's no better time to show your appreciation for your canteen volunteers and their efforts over the school year. We've created a list
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Our top 14 flavoured yoghurts

28/10/2016 Healthy Eating, Help for Parents, Lunchbox, Product Reviews

As a recent reader pointed out, our old 'top 10 yoghurt post' was a little outdated... so we hope this fresh take, using the Healthy Kids Better Choice nutrient
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Turn scraps into snacks!

Turn scraps into snacks!

19/10/2016 Help for Parents


Common recommendations for menus

07/10/2016 Canteen Advice, Healthy Eating

Below is a list of the most common recommendations we provide to schools that undertake a menu review with us. They're all aimed at helping schools improve their menus. GREEN
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Butter chicken

28/09/2016 Canteen recipes, Everyday, GREEN, Hot meals, Recipes

GREEN (ACT & SA) / Everyday (NSW) Makes 18 serves Ingredients: 2 teaspoons garlic, minced 1½ tablespoons ground cumin 1½ tablespoons ground coriander 2 teaspoons garam masala 1kg chicken breast, diced 2 onions, diced 2 tablespoons canola oil 1
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Mac and cheese muffins

26/09/2016 Canteen recipes, Everyday, GREEN, Healthy Eating, Lunchbox, Party food ideas, Recipes, Snacks

GREEN (ACT & SA) / Everyday (NSW) Makes 12 muffins Ingredients: ½ cup red capsicum, diced ½ cup zucchini, grated ½ cup sweet potato, grated 1 cup (100g) reduced fat cheese, grated and firmly packed
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Sushi bread sandwiches - made by flattening the bread and rolling it up.

10-day lunch box menu

11/08/2016 Help for Parents, Lunchbox

Below are a few healthy lunch box ideas to inspire you year-round. We always recommend thinking of each lunch box in terms of the five food groups and making
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