Healthy Kids News & Advice

Fruit and veg: are our kids eating enough?

19/05/2014 Help for Parents

The Australian Health Survey was conducted over the 2012-13 period by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. The last time such a large health survey was conducted was in 1995.
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Working with children checks

12/05/2014 Canteen Advice, Canteen Corner

We've heard from a lot of schools and canteen managers who are wondering about the new "Working with children" check and we wanted to clarify what this check means
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Mother’s Day Breakfast

08/05/2014 Healthy Eating, Help for Parents, Recipes

We've done some research and discovered that on average, 94% of our Facebook fans and twitter followers are women. So if you're here talking about children, then you're most
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jam sandwich

The simple sandwich

29/04/2014 AMBER, Canteen Advice, GREEN, Healthy Eating, Help for Parents, Lunchbox, Sandwiches & wraps

The simple sandwich is just that - simple. Many kids love the simplicity of a vegemite sandwich or a jam sandwich and whether they're made at home or in
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Packing a waste free lunch

28/04/2014 Help for Parents, Lunchbox

In our waste-filled lives, it's important to do what we can to decrease the waste we're contributing to the landfill. More and more schools are getting in on the
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Sell those ‘Everyday’ foods fast!

28/04/2014 Canteen Advice, Healthy Eating

Your canteen's menu is filled with Everyday (healthy food options) and yet, it's those Occasional foods that are keeping your students keen. If you just can't seem to sell those Everyday foods, we've
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ANZAC Biscuits

Anzac biscuits

24/04/2014 AMBER, Canteen recipes, Healthy Eating, Help for Parents, Occasional, Party food ideas, Recipes, Snacks, Sweet food

Occasional (NSW) AMBER (ACT & SA) While fighting in Gallipoli, the WWI Australian and New Zealand soldiers survived on long-life foods such as tinned corned beef, tea and hardtack crackers. Though the
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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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