Healthy Kids News & Advice

3 ways with apples

06/05/2016 Canteen recipes, Everyday, GREEN, Healthy Eating, Help for Parents, Party food ideas, Recipes, Sweet food

Everyday (NSW) GREEN (ACT) Learn how to make fun, tasty snacks at home (or at school) using these three simple ways with apples; apple cinnamon wedges, apple cheese rings and apple
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Weighing in on fad diets

02/05/2016 Healthy Eating, Help for Parents, Nutrition News

With rising rates of overweight and obesity, it seems that fad diets are all the rage these days, making it all too easy for kids (and their parents) to
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Hokkien noodle stir-fry

29/04/2016 Canteen recipes, Everyday, GREEN, Healthy Eating, Hot meals, Recipes

GREEN (ACT & SA) / Everyday (NSW) Makes 20 x 16 ounce noodle boxes Ingredients: 2kg Hokkien noodles 60ml canola oil 4 eggs, lightly beaten 2 teaspoons garlic, minced 2 teaspoons ginger, chopped 1 red capsicum, sliced 1kg
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Fruit muffins (gluten free, dairy free)

29/04/2016 AMBER, Canteen recipes, Occasional, Party food ideas, Recipes, Snacks, Sweet food

AMBER (ACT & SA) / Occasional (NSW) Makes 18 muffins; blueberry, apple and blueberry, pear and raspberry or peach and passionfruit Ingredients: Cooking spray 2 tablespoons psyllium 1½ cups reduced fat soy milk ½ cup canola
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10 ways to boost fibre

19/04/2016 Healthy Eating, Help for Parents, Nutrition News

What's all the fuss about fibre? As well as helping kids to feel full and gauge their own hunger levels, fibre is essential for ongoing gut health and function.
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Our top canned legumes

18/04/2016 Healthy Eating, Help for Parents, Nutrition News, Product Reviews

We’re celebrating the International Year of Pulses all year! This means that, as well as creating some new kid-friendly recipes, we're investigating the best unflavoured canned legumes or beans available
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Nut-free choco-date bliss balls

09/03/2016 AMBER, Canteen recipes, Healthy Eating, Occasional, Party food ideas, Recipes, Snacks, Sweet food

AMBER (ACT & SA) / Occasional (NSW) Makes 29 (16g each, limit to three balls per student) Ingredients: 150g pitted dates (ensure seeds are removed) 150g dried apricots 100g rolled oats 15g cocoa 40g desiccated coconut (plus
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Levels of scientific evidence

24/02/2016 Advice for teachers, Canteen Advice, Healthy Eating, Help for Parents, HKA News, Nutrition News

With such a large amount of nutrition information available across the world's media, it can be difficult to figure out who to trust and what advice to follow. Here
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What is the Healthy Kids Buyers’ Guide?

What is the Healthy Kids Buyers’ Guide?

24/02/2016 Help for Parents, HKA News, Nutrition News

Healthy Kids develop a yearly School Canteen Buyers’ Guide to assist school canteens to select healthier versions of packaged foods. Ideally, all school canteens should cook fresh Everyday/GREEN snacks
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Our top 5 baked beans

24/02/2016 Canteen Advice, Healthy Eating, Help for Parents, Lunchbox, Product Reviews

Baked beans are a quick, easy and cheap snack for kids and can be eaten hot or cold straight from the can. They are packed full of iron, protein
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