Healthy Kids News & Advice

Microwave risotto

20/11/2015 Canteen recipes, Everyday, GREEN, Healthy Eating, Help for Parents, Hot meals, Recipes

Everyday (NSW) GREEN (ACT & SA) You don’t have to stand stirring a pot for ages to produce a tasty risotto. Use whatever veggies you have on hand to make this
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Using funky names to market your canteen menu items

14/09/2015 Canteen Advice, Healthy Eating

How do you sell or market ‘healthy’ to kids when competing with the fast food industry and its marketing power? Studies have shown that giving foods descriptive names can
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‘Let’s Go Green’ wraps

21/08/2015 Canteen recipes, Everyday, GREEN, Healthy Eating, Lunchbox, Recipes, Sandwiches & wraps

Everyday (NSW) GREEN (ACT & SA) Wraps are a great alternative to sandwiches and a great way to get include lots of salad. Spinach and herb wraps are similar to white wraps
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Christmas fruit tree centrepiece

09/12/2014 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
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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 ham and cheese sandwich or a salad sandwich and whether they're made at home
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Canned foods

06/03/2014 Canteen Advice, Healthy Eating, Help for Parents

We can thank Napoleon Bonaparte for sparking the development of canned food. He needed a way to preserve food for his army. We now have canned foods, foods in glass
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Fruit bread jaffles

05/12/2013 Canteen recipes, Everyday, GREEN, Healthy Eating, Help for Parents, Hot meals, Recipes, Sandwiches & wraps, Snacks, Sweet food

Everyday (NSW) GREEN (ACT & SA) Makes 8 toasted sandwiches Ingredients: Canola or olive oil spray 16 slices of fruit bread 200g reduced fat ricotta cheese 1 x 400g can pie peach
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Muffin Pizza Snacks

Muffin pizzas

05/12/2013 Canteen recipes, Everyday, GREEN, Healthy Eating, Help for Parents, Party food ideas, Recipes, Snacks

Everyday (NSW) GREEN (ACT) Makes 36 Ingredients: 18 wholemeal or whole grain English muffins 36 teaspoons tomato paste, crushed tomatoes or passata Toppings of your choice, for example: sliced tomato, diced lean ham,
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Cheesy potatoes

05/12/2013 Canteen recipes, Everyday, GREEN, Healthy Eating, Help for Parents, Hot meals, Party food ideas, Recipes, Snacks

Everyday (NSW) GREEN (ACT) Serves 40 Ingredients: 1.5 kg or 20 small potatoes (e.g. baby Coliban) 200g reduced fat cheese, shredded Method: Preheat oven to 180°C. Wash, (do not peel) and cut the
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Banana and passionfruit frozen yoghurt

05/12/2013 Canteen recipes, Everyday, GREEN, Healthy Eating, Help for Parents, Party food ideas, Recipes, Snacks

Everyday (NSW) GREEN (ACT) Serves 15 Ingredients: 1kg reduced fat vanilla yoghurt 180g ripe bananas, mashed 2 fresh passionfruit or 170g canned passionfruit pulp 15 x 80ml iceblock moulds or plastic cups
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