• Love to network?

    Healthy Kids and Fresh Tastes (ACT) invite you to bounce problems, ideas, solutions, scenarios and questions off each other, plus learn more about Fresh Tastes partner services and how they can support you.

    Register here >
  • Together we can make a change

    If you’d like to help us lobby all levels of government to improve the food available in schools, read our advocacy kit, get writing and take part in creating generations of healthy kids.

    Download our advocacy kit here >
  • Attention members…

    Some of the information that was freely available to everyone is now only available to members. So if you’re a member, please log in now. If you’re not a member, please join us!

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  • We’re 25!

    2016 is our 25th birthday and we’d like to thank members, sponsors, partners and everyone who has supported us in our efforts to promote healthy food choices and food literacy.

    We hope the next 25 bring sustained change and create generations of #healthykids.

  • Recipes galore!

    Healthy Kids is always creating new, healthy recipes to share with both school canteens and parents. We have everything from dips to vegetarian chilli to Halloween inspiration (and we hope you get the kids involved in the kitchen too).

    Search Healthy Kids recipes here >
  • Search our Buyers’ Guide

    Lost your copy of the 2016 Healthy Kids School Canteen Buyers’ Guide? It’s okay, really. Search online or view the digital PDF now.

    Search now >

FOR PARENTS

Are you and your family mindful eaters? What is mindful eating? Read on!

Browse our recipes, peruse our news and advice and sign up for our parents enewsletter at the bottom of this page.

PARENTS CLICK HERE >

FOR TEACHERS

Is yours a healthy school? Here’s some advice on how to create a culture of wellness at your school.

Join us for Fruit & Veg Month! Or sign up for Crunch&Sip!

TEACHERS CLICK HERE >

School Canteens

Running a school canteen isn’t easy – there are a lot of different stakeholders to please and trying to suit everyone can be next to impossible. But serving healthy food in schools is essential for happy and healthy kids!

We’re here to help! We offer advice on finances, management, menu and following policies such as Fresh Tastes @ School. Browse our canteen section. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, let us know.  Thanks for visiting.

CANTEEN RECIPES

Warm up with warm jaffles!

See Recipe >

Food in schools

We know how important it is to provide children with healthy food in schools. We work with canteens across NSW and the ACT to ensure they’re meeting policy standards, such as Fresh Tastes @ School.       READ ON!

News and Advice

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Healthy Kids!

Working with schools, families, health professionals and food companies to improve the nutritional quality of food in schools and at home for children and young adults.

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