Lunch box

The ABCs of healthy school lunch box preparation
The ABCs of healthy school lunch box preparation (2 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

Most Queensland children have started their 2016 school year so school lunches are back on the agenda and a QUT expert has some timely advice for parents on how to make them both healthy and appealing. Professor Lynne Daniels, head ... Read More »

Parents’ BMI Decreases with Child Involved in School-Based, Community Obesity Intervention
Parents’ BMI Decreases with Child Involved in School-Based, Community Obesity Intervention (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Parents of children involved in an elementary school-based community intervention to prevent obesity appear to share in in its health benefits.  A new analysis of Shape Up Somerville: Eat Smart Play Hard™ shows an association between being exposed to the ... Read More »

Banning Chocolate Milk in School Cafeterias Decreases Sales and Increases Waste
Banning Chocolate Milk in School Cafeterias Decreases Sales and Increases Waste (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

For many children eating school lunch, chocolate milk is a favorite choice. What would happen if chocolate milk were banned from school cafeterias? “Students take 10% less milk, waste 29% more and may even stop eating school meals,” says Andrew ... Read More »

Watermelon animals
Watermelon animals (10 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Watermelon animals are the perfect party food for kid’s parties. A healthy snack that’s fun to eat even for fussy eaters! Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: None Difficulty rating: Easy Age recommendation: As it is a soft fruit, watermelon is suitable for ... Read More »

Bacon cheese muffins (wholemeal)
Bacon cheese muffins (wholemeal) (9 votes, average: 4.89 out of 5)

Bacon cheese muffins are a great family treat. This recipe will help you make perfect savoury wholemeal muffins – light, fluffy and full of taste. Whether you pack them in lunchboxes or serve with salad for lunch, your family will ... Read More »

Polenta fingers
Polenta fingers (8 votes, average: 3.63 out of 5)

This easy gluten free recipe makes cheesy polenta fingers which will become a family favourite. Packed with calcium, these savoury fingers make a great lunch box snack or a healthy light meal served with salad. Preparation time: 10 minutes plus ... Read More »

Savoury muffins
Savoury muffins (7 votes, average: 4.71 out of 5)

This low fat savoury muffin recipe is a great recipe for kids lunchbox snacks or a healthy breakfast on the run. With zucchini, carrots, spinach and lean meat, these muffins are as flavoursome as they are nutritious. Preparation time: 10 ... Read More »

Healthy lunch box tips
Healthy lunch box tips (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Parents need to remember that nutrition plays a huge role in academic success. Mary Pat Alfaro, M.S., R.D., clinical manager in the Division of Nutrition Therapy at Cincinnati Children’s, says multiple studies have shown that poor nutrition adversely effects school ... Read More »

Sausage rolls
Sausage rolls (14 votes, average: 4.36 out of 5)

This recipe for sausage rolls make a tasty kid’s snack or family meal. Perfect for school lunchboxes, an after school snack or a quick family meal served with salad, these homemade sausage rolls are bound to become a family favourite. ... Read More »

 
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