Healthy Kids News & Advice

Your end of year canteen checklist

26/11/2015 Canteen Advice

You've just closed the shutters on the last lunch service and are patting yourself on the back for a job well done. But there are a few things to
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Choc-banana smoothie

26/11/2015 GREEN, Healthy Eating, Help for Parents, Occasional, Party food ideas, Recipes, Snacks

Everyday (NSW) GREEN (ACT) Serves 4 Ingredients: 2 medium bananas 2 tablespoons Milo 1½ cups reduced fat vanilla yoghurt 2 cups reduced fat milk Method: Place all ingredients in a tall container (or
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Muesli bars

24/11/2015 AMBER, Canteen recipes, Healthy Eating, Help for Parents, Lunchbox, Occasional, Party food ideas, Recipes, Snacks

Occasional (NSW) AMBER (ACT & SA) Although this is an AMBER/Occasional recipe, these bars are a healthier option than many store bought ones. Recipe courtesy of Cathy O'Connor. Makes 36 Ingredients: 6 cups of
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Crudités and tzatziki

24/11/2015 Canteen recipes, Everyday, GREEN, Healthy Eating, Help for Parents, Recipes, Snacks

Everyday (NSW) GREEN (ACT) Recipe courtesy of Cathy O'Connor. Ingredients: 1 Lebanese cucumber, deseeded and diced 1 garlic clove, minced ½ lemon - juice and rind grated, roughly ½ teaspoon pepper ½
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Muffin pan frittatas

24/11/2015 Canteen recipes, GREEN, Healthy Eating, Help for Parents, Occasional, Party food ideas, Recipes, Snacks

Everyday (NSW) GREEN (ACT & SA) Recipe courtesy of Cathy O'Connor. Makes 36 Ingredients: Cooking spray 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 garlic cloves, minced ½ cup onion, diced 3 cups spinach leaves, chopped
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Healthy fish and chips

23/11/2015 Healthy Eating, Help for Parents, Recipes

Serves 4 Olive oil spray 2 large sweet potatoes, cut into wedges 2 large white potatoes, cut into wedges 1 egg 2 tablespoons reduced fat milk 2 tablespoons plain flour 3/4 cup bread crumbs (preferably wholemeal) 600g
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Healthy fish and chips

23/11/2015 AMBER, Healthy Eating, Help for Parents, Hot meals, Occasional, Recipes

Occasional (NSW) AMBER (ACT & SA) Serves 4 Ingredients: Olive oil spray 2 large sweet potatoes, cut into wedges 2 large white potatoes, cut into wedges 1 egg 2 tablespoons reduced fat
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Baked salmon patties

20/11/2015 Canteen recipes, GREEN, Healthy Eating, Help for Parents, Hot meals, Lunchbox, Occasional, Party food ideas, Recipes

Occasional (NSW) GREEN (ACT) This recipe is a great way of getting fish into a tasty, kid-loving patty. You can serve the patties in a burger as this recipe suggests, or with
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Chickpea and couscous salad

20/11/2015 Canteen recipes, Everyday, GREEN, Healthy Eating, Help for Parents, Recipes, Salad

Everyday (NSW) GREEN (ACT) Add in extra veggies such as diced cucumber and capsicum, grated carrot, baby spinach or corn kernels for extra colour and flavour. Serve with some lean grilled
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Microwave risotto

20/11/2015 Canteen recipes, Everyday, GREEN, Healthy Eating, Help for Parents, Hot meals, Recipes

Everyday (NSW) GREEN (ACT & SA) You don’t have to stand stirring a pot for ages to produce a tasty risotto. Use whatever veggies you have on hand to make this
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