Healthy Kids News & Advice

Screen time before bed – is it ok?

16/08/2018 Help for Parents

Screen Time Before Bed Gets in the Way of Your Child's Sleep Guest post - written by If you’ve ever tried to deal with a sleep-deprived toddler, you probably understand
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Fibre – What is it and why do we need it?

13/06/2018 Help for Parents

Fibre is one of those things we don’t really think much about, particularly for kids, as it seems to be more of a problem later in life. So, it’s
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The Division of Responsibility in Eating

11/08/2017 Healthy Eating, Help for Parents

The joint effort in developing competent and healthy eaters With childhood obesity on the rise, so too is parental concern and awareness about what their kids are eating. Getting kids to be
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Common recommendations for menus

20/06/2017 Canteen Advice, Healthy Eating

Below is a list of the most common recommendations we provide to schools that undertake a menu review with us. They’re all aimed at helping schools improve their menus. GREEN
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School newsletter snippet

29/05/2017 Uncategorized

Download the Vegetable Week & The Big Vegie Crunch school newsletter snippet here.

Take action on fussy eaters

02/04/2017 Healthy Eating, Help for Parents

We know that establishing good eating habits in children fuels growth and development, but refusing new food tastes and textures can often leave parents at a loss. Healthy Kids
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Pizza fingers

10/01/2017 Canteen recipes, Everyday, GREEN, Healthy Eating, Help for Parents, Party food ideas, Recipes, Snacks

GREEN (ACT & SA) / Everyday (NSW) Makes 16 serves Ingredients: 4 round wraps, Lebanese breads or medium pizza bases or 2 large rectangular bases; preferably wholemeal or whole grain (must be
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10/01/2017 AMBER, Canteen recipes, Everyday, Help for Parents, Party food ideas, Recipes, Snacks

AMBER (ACT & SA) / OCCASIONAL (NSW) Makes 6 serves Ingredients: 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil 100g popcorn kernels Flavouring (see variations below) Method (saucepan): Heat a large saucepan to medium-high
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Fruit smoothies

04/01/2017 Canteen recipes, Everyday, GREEN, Party food ideas, Recipes, Sweet food

GREEN (ACT & SA) / Everyday (NSW) Makes 6 cups; berry, mango, banana, dairy free, kiwi fruit and veggie Ingredients: 2 cups of fruit (fresh, frozen, tinned) e.g. soft bananas,
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Layered yoghurt and fruit crumble

04/01/2017 Canteen recipes, Everyday, GREEN, Party food ideas, Recipes, Snacks, Sweet food

GREEN (ACT & SA) / Everyday (NSW) Makes 10 serves (250ml cup size); apple, fruit or mango Ingredients: 1kg plain reduced fat yoghurt 250g oats Cinnamon to top 825g fruit (see variations below) Method: Layer fruit salad
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