Healthy Kids News & Advice

The top 4 snacks consumed by children

14/04/2015 Help for Parents

According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics in 2011-12, 25% of children in Australia were overweight or obese. (1) A high intake of ‘discretionary’ food, otherwise known as junk food,
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5 ways with tomatoes

03/02/2014 Healthy Eating, Help for Parents, Recipes, Snacks, Uncategorized

Kids can be reluctant to try new fruit or vegetables. Or they'll only eat them prepared or presented a certain way. Being creative can be the key to increasing
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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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Healthy party food ideas

25/11/2013 Healthy Eating, Help for Parents, Party food ideas, Recipes, Snacks

Birthdays don't have to be laden with chips, sausages, hotdogs and lollies. Healthy party food can be just as enticing and exciting for children. Plus, it won't fill them
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Inspiration for a healthy Halloween

30/10/2013 A bit of fun, Canteen Advice, Everyday, GREEN, Healthy Eating, Help for Parents, Party food ideas, Snacks

Halloween doesn't have to be gruesomely sugary. In fact it is quite possible to 'trick or treat' your kids to a healthy snack or meal that still has hair-raising
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