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Turn scraps into snacks!

Turn scraps into snacks!

19/10/2016 Help for Parents

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,
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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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Vietnamese chicken noodle salad

10/08/2016 Canteen recipes, GREEN, Healthy Eating, Recipes, Salad

GREEN (SA & ACT) Everyday (NSW) Makes 8 serves Ingredients: 250g dried rice noodles e.g. vermicelli 400g cooked chicken, cut into thin strips 1 tablespoon olive or canola oil 2 cups cabbage, shredded 1 red capsicum, finely sliced 1
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Our top 9 ready-to-eat meals

22/07/2016 Healthy Eating, Help for Parents, Product Reviews

Family life can get very busy, which means creating homemade meals for the whole family is tricky, especially if they all arrive home at different hours of the day
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No-bake date and seed bar

14/07/2016 AMBER, Canteen recipes, Healthy Eating, Help for Parents, Lunchbox, Occasional, Party food ideas, Recipes, Snacks, Sweet food

AMBER (ACT & SA) / Occasional (NSW) Makes 16 bars Ingredients: 5 cups (425g) deseeded dried dates 1-2 tablespoons (20-40ml) boiling water 5 cups (135g) rolled oats 1 cup of seeds of your choice (e.g.
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Beef OR chicken burgers

13/07/2016 Canteen recipes, GREEN, Healthy Eating, Hot meals, Party food ideas, Recipes, Sandwiches & wraps

GREEN (ACT & SA) / Everyday (NSW) Makes 20 x 75g patties Ingredients: 1kg lean beef OR chicken mince 3 cloves garlic, crushed 2 large brown onions, finely chopped 2 large zucchini, grated 1 large
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How to build a healthy lunch box

14/06/2016 Healthy Eating, Help for Parents, Lunchbox

Our simple guide to building healthy lunch boxes can be downloaded here. The first page is about choosing a right serves from each food group, the second page provides
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‘Country of Origin’ food labelling

14/06/2016 Help for Parents

The Australian government is introducing new ‘Country of Origin’ food labels. These labels tell you at a glance where products are produced, grown, made and packed which helps you
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