Recipes

20 ways to make your favourite recipes healthier

06/25/15 Healthy Eating, Help for Parents, Recipes

Update your homemade recipes using these 20 tips to include more of the good stuff and less of the bad. According to government website eatforhealth.gov.au, traditional recipes can often be
Continue reading...

10 kid-friendly dinners in a flash

04/15/15 GREEN, Healthy Eating, Help for Parents, Hot meals, Party food ideas, Recipes, Salad, Snacks, Soups

Feeding a hungry family a healthy dinner can often be a challenge, especially when food is needed fast. In these situations it is often easiest to reach for quick fixes
Continue reading...

Ricotta and banana wraps with warm honey

04/13/15 AMBER, Canteen recipes, Everyday, GREEN, Healthy Eating, Help for Parents, Recipes, Sandwiches & wraps, Snacks, Sweet food

Everyday (NSW) GREEN (SA) AMBER (ACT) Serves 2 Ingredients : 100g reduced fat smooth Australian ricotta 1 banana, chopped 2 teaspoons currants or sultanas ½ teaspoon mixed spice 1 large piece wholemeal lavash
Continue reading...

Better choices for a healthier Easter

02/23/15 Healthy Eating, Help for Parents, Party food ideas

It’s easy to get carried away with Easter eggs – especially when supermarkets have had them on the shelves for months in advance – but how can we keep
Continue reading...

Lunch box leftovers (and more)

12/18/14 Help for Parents, Lunchbox, Recipes

Making your child's lunch each day isn't an easy task! The same old vegemite or chicken sandwich can get a little humdrum. It's a good idea to offer variety
Continue reading...

Spaghetti frittatas

12/10/14 Canteen recipes, Everyday, GREEN, Healthy Eating, Help for Parents, Hot meals, Lunchbox, Party food ideas, Recipes, Snacks

Everyday (NSW) GREEN (ACT) Use leftover spaghetti to make this recipe even easier. Serves 12 Ingredients: 2 cups cooked spaghetti 3 slices reduced fat ham, diced 1 cup reduced fat grated cheese 1
Continue reading...

Christmas fruit tree centrepiece

12/09/14 A bit of fun, Canteen recipes, Everyday, GREEN, Healthy Eating, Help for Parents, Party food ideas, Recipes

Everyday (NSW) GREEN (ACT) This is a great centrepiece to make for any Christmas party. Plus, it proves once and for all that healthy food doesn’t need to be boring! It's
Continue reading...

Homemade chicken nuggets

09/19/14 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
Continue reading...

Mother’s Day Breakfast

05/08/14 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
Continue reading...

jam sandwich

The simple sandwich

04/29/14 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
Continue reading...