Healthy Kids News & Advice

Have a healthy classroom party

27/11/2014 Advice for teachers, Help for Parents

Classroom parties are popular throughout the year, but especially at end of term or around public holidays and celebrations. Students may end up having multiple parties in a week
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How to encourage healthy eating in kids

17/11/2014 Advice for teachers, Healthy Eating, Help for Parents

We know how impressionable young children can be and that's why it's important to encourage healthy eating by setting a good example. Kids will copy their role models and learn
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Is there enough fibre in your baking?

Is there enough fibre in your baking?

22/10/2014 Canteen Advice, Healthy Eating

We often get questions about how to increase the fibre content of biscuits, cakes and muffins. So we put together some tips on how to increase fibre in your
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Coconuts – all you need to know!

02/10/2014 Healthy Eating

There are an abundance of coconut waters on the market, not to mention coconut oils and coconut milks. So we thought it was time to answer a few questions.
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Case study: Frederickton canteen

30/09/2014 Uncategorized

Please note: at time of publishing the Fresh Tastes @ School Strategy was in place. This has now been replaced by the NSW Healthy School Canteen Strategy – Food
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Kindy orientation talk checklist

29/09/2014 Canteen Advice, Help for Parents

As a canteen staff member, you may be asked to provide a short speech at your school’s kindy orientation. Take the opportunity to let parents know that their children
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Homemade chicken nuggets

19/09/2014 AMBER, Canteen recipes, Healthy Eating, Help for Parents, Hot meals, Occasional, Party food ideas, Recipes

Occasional (NSW) GREEN (ACT & SA)  Looking for a delicious homemade chicken nugget recipe? Try this one, and read our blog about serving chicken nuggets in the canteen. Makes 20 nuggets Ingredients: 2 cups breadcrumbs
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Chicken nuggets – yes or no?

18/09/2014 Canteen Advice, Help for Parents

Chicken nuggets are a favourite among children but they are not the healthiest lunch or snack due to the high amounts of saturated fat and sodium they contain. Because of this some canteens prefer
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The Health Star Rating

14/08/2014 Help for Parents

At Healthy Kids Association we believe making healthy choices should be easy. Health Star Ratings can help you make healthier choices, but they are just one tool to assist you
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Backyard eggs in the canteen?

30/07/2014 Canteen Advice

Recently we received a call on our support line about using backyard eggs that are laid by home-raised chickens and used in the canteen. We researched the information and here's the answer. Q. Can I bring eggs
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