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Lunches should be stored in fridge overnight during heatwaves
Lunches should be stored in fridge overnight during heatwaves (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Parents packing school lunches during the summer heat have been urged to prepare food and store it in the refrigerator overnight to help keep the meal cool for longer, according to a gastroenterologist from Western Sydney University. Dr Vincent Ho from ... Read More »

Kids’ eating habits highlight need for healthier lunchboxes
Kids’ eating habits highlight need for healthier lunchboxes (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

New research from the University of Adelaide shows children aged 9-10 years old are receiving almost half of their daily energy requirements from “discretionary” or junk foods. The study evaluated the core food intake of more than 430 South Australian ... Read More »

The ABCs of healthy school lunch box preparation
The ABCs of healthy school lunch box preparation (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

With the 2015 school year starting, for most Queensland children school lunches are once again on the agenda and a QUT expert has some timely advice for parents on how to make them both healthy and enticing. Dr Helen Vidgen, ... Read More »

Lifting the lid on the Qld lunchbox
Lifting the lid on the Qld lunchbox (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The challenges faced by parents when preparing school lunchboxes are highlighted by a new study at Griffith University. A survey of Queensland mums and dads shows vegetables are conspicuous by their absence from the typical lunchbox as parents wrestle with ... 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 »

Tips for taking the pain out of packing school lunch boxes
Tips for taking the pain out of packing school lunch boxes (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

School starts across most of Australia this week, so parents and carers are breaking out the lunch boxes once again. For some, preparing food that kids will want to eat can become something of a dreaded chore over time, so ... Read More »

Healthy chocolate yoghurt
Healthy chocolate yoghurt (6 votes, average: 4.67 out of 5)

Chocolate yoghurt is a healthy snack toddlers and children will love. Find out how to make chocolate yoghurt using this quick, easy recipe. Number of servings: 6 Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: No cooking Difficulty rating: Easy Age recommendation: Toddlers and older children ... Read More »

Fruity Jelly
Fruity Jelly (12 votes, average: 4.42 out of 5)

Jelly is a favourite for kids of all ages. This healthy jelly recipe contains real fruit juice for sweetness and no added sugar. Preparation time: 5 minutes (or up to 15 if you juice your own fruit) Cooking time: None Difficulty rating: Easy ... Read More »

Kids choose fruit when it’s easy to eat
Kids choose fruit when it’s easy to eat (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Previous studies and surveys have shown that kids love to eat fruit in ready-to-eat bite-sized pieces, yet in most school settings, the fruit is served whole, which could be the cause that children are taking fruits but not eating them. ... Read More »

Fun food! Sandwich art made easy
Fun food! Sandwich art made easy (13 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Playful sandwich art is not only loved by kids but it’s also a great way for you to flex your creative muscles in the kitchen. You don’t need anything fancy or any artistic know-how. Follow these simple tips and you’ll ... Read More »

 
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