snacks

Nutty Biscuits
Nutty Biscuits (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes Difficulty rating: Easy Age recommendation: 1 year and over Ingredients: Makes 14 biscuits. 200 g almonds 100 g cashews 70 g honey (about 3 tablespoons) ½ teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 1 egg 60 g coconut ... Read More »

Caramel Bliss Balls
Caramel Bliss Balls (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: No cooking Difficulty rating: Easy Age recommendation: 1 year and over Ingredients: Makes 18 walnut size balls. 1 cup of almonds (120g) 1 cup of cashews (105g) 4 tablespoons of pure maple syrup (65g) A pinch of salt ... Read More »

Nut butter
Nut butter (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: No cooking Difficulty rating: Easy Age recommendation: 6 months and above Ingredients: Makes 21 servings (based on a 20 gram serve). 250g almonds (natural) 150 g cashews (roasted, unsalted) 20 g rice bran oil Pinch salt Pinch sugar Method: ... Read More »

Rhubarb and pear puree
Rhubarb and pear puree (5 votes, average: 4.80 out of 5)

Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 25 minutes. Cutting the pears into smaller chunks reduces the cooking time. Difficulty rating: Easy Age recommendation: 7 months and above Ingredients: Makes 50 servings. 850 g rhubarb (about 10 rhubarb stalks  with the ends ... Read More »

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 »

Snacking quality may decline as kids age
Snacking quality may decline as kids age (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Snacks are a significant positive contributor to dietary quality among school-age children. Not so among teenagers — possibly because younger children are more dependent on parents and caregivers and have better snacks while adolescents make their own choices. A new ... Read More »

Quick pea and ham soup (suitable for babies)
Quick pea and ham soup (suitable for babies) (10 votes, average: 4.70 out of 5)

This pea & ham soup makes a hearty, healthy meal for the whole family including a puree for babies from 7 months old. It’s high in iron, zinc and fibre. Preparation time: 15 minutes (plus soaking time) Cooking time: 30 ... Read More »

Oat and Sultana cookies
Oat and Sultana cookies (10 votes, average: 4.70 out of 5)

Healthy cookies with oats and sultanas make a nutritious lunchbox or outing treat. Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes Difficulty rating: Easy Age recommendation: Toddlers to adults. For babies cook Baby Oat Cookies instead. Number of servings: 12 ... 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 »

Healthy banana smoothie
Healthy banana smoothie (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Recipe for healthy banana smoothies that make a great calcium rich drink or snack for kids. Number of servings: Makes 2 kids serves or 1 adult serve Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: None Difficulty rating: Easy Age recommendation: Toddlers and older children. To ... Read More »

 
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