Healthy Kids News & Advice

Pumpkin pancakes

22/04/2014 Canteen recipes, Everyday, GREEN, Healthy Eating, Help for Parents, Hot meals, Recipes, Snacks, Sweet food

Everyday (NSW) GREEN (ACT) Makes 24 Ingredients: 2 ½ cups pumpkin, peeled and chopped into small pieces 1 ½ cups wholemeal self-raising flour 1 cup plain white flour ¼ tsp salt ½ tsp nutmeg, ground 3
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The Right Stuff event launch

The right stuff

16/04/2014 Uncategorized

What a day! We are happy to report that for Healthy Kids, it started with the right stuff – and on the right sports-shoe wearing foot - and it’s
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Healthy Easter recipes

15/04/2014 A bit of fun, Healthy Eating, Help for Parents, Hot meals, Party food ideas, Recipes, Snacks, Sweet food

Easter means lots of family time, and is a great excuse to hop into the kitchen with your kids and cook up some delicious snacks and meals. Although chocolate seems
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Need some healthy Easter ideas?

15/04/2014 A bit of fun, Healthy Eating, Help for Parents, Party food ideas, Recipes, Snacks, Sweet food

Easter is a time for family bonding... and the sharing of 'Occasional', 'RED' or 'discretionary' foods such as chocolate Easter eggs. While we love a good celebration and the hide-and-seek
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Wingham High School’s canteen dream team

09/04/2014 Uncategorized

Having a dedicated volunteer who knows exactly how the canteen runs because they have been working there for many years, is a school's fantasy come true. Volunteers enable canteen
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A guide to establishing healthy food habits at home

08/04/2014 Healthy Eating, Help for Parents

There’s always a lot of attention given to what children should eat and less about the way they eat. The early years are vital for the physical development of
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Home grown capsicums

Where do vegetables come from?

08/04/2014 Healthy Eating, Help for Parents

Apart from getting you outside for a dose of fresh air, there are lots of positives to gardening with your kids. It's a great way to build a child’s
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Veggieitis

02/04/2014 Healthy Eating, Help for Parents

(pronounced veggie-eye-tus) -n. An imaginary condition of illness caused by the taste or even the sight of vegetables (especially the green ones). If "eat your vegetables!" is an all too familiar phrase in
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Understanding food additives

02/04/2014 Uncategorized

Understanding food additives can be difficult as they often contain numbers or words you've never heard of. This can cause worry among parents about what they are feeding their
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Potato varieties

Potatoes – not so bad!

02/04/2014 Uncategorized

Long thought of as an enemy to a healthy diet, potatoes are finally earning their credibility as the beneficial nutrient-rich food they really are. Potatoes originated in South America—home to
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