Mexican Corn and Zucchini Fritters

Mexican Corn and Zucchini Fritters

Another kids friendly recipe from the Healthy Kids website. You can even get the kids involved in whisking some of the ingredients or mashing the avo. Any leftovers can be added to lunch boxes the next day. Serves: 4 (Makes 12 fritters) Preparation Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 20 minutes       Ingredients: 2 […]

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Tuna Falafel and Tabouleh Salad

Tuna Falafel and Tabouleh Salad

A great lunch or light dinner option, packed with the goodness of high protein, low GI chick peas. Serves: 4 (makes about 18 falafels) Preparation Time: 30 minutes Cooking Time: 10 minutes     Ingredients: 400g can chick peas, rinse and drained 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp ground coriander 2 green […]

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Salmon, Ricotta and Quinoa Cups (gluten free)

Salmon, Ricotta and Quinoa Cups (gluten free)

An easy lunch-box filler or light lunch, these quinoa cups from the Healthy Kids team are a great high protein, lower GI option and gluten free to boost. The recipe can be prepared a day ahead. Keep cooked quinoa cups refrigerated in a container until required. Serves: 6 (Makes 12) Preparation Time: 20 minutes Cooking […]

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Lentil Napoletana Pasta Twists

Lentil Napoletana Pasta Twists

This is a simple pasta dish that is easy to get the kids involved in the prep and ‘sneak’ in those veggies! Cook the pasta al-dente to ensure it is low GI. If desired, accompany the meal with a garden salad. It is high in carbs so just watch your portion size. Serves: 6 Preparation […]

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Tex-Mex Tofu Soft Tacos

Tex-Mex Tofu Soft Tacos

This family friendly recipe from Dr Joanna McMillan is best when you pop everything in the middle of the table so that everyone can make their own. It’s a wonderful way to get everyone around the table for a fun dinner. Here they have used tofu in place of meat and if you have a vegan […]

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Honey and Nut Muesli Bars

Honey and Nut Muesli Bars

This recipe is based on one by Chrissy Freer – it is a particularly popular recipe that is taught at Anneka Manning’s Healthy Kids Lunch Boxes Bake Classes. For a nut-free version, substitute the almonds with ⅓ cup sunflower seeds or pepitas (pumpkin seeds). • Makes: about 24 • Preparation time: 15 minutes • Baking […]

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