It’s that time of year again, for most parents packing healthy school lunches can get a little challenging with how to keep your little one happy while at the same time providing something nutritious.
The Department of Health and Human Services’ Pick & Mix 1-6 poster provides a range of ideas and practical tips to inspire families to create healthy school lunchboxes
Pick and mix one tasty option from each of the five core food groups to create a healthy lunchbox every day:
- Fruit (e.g. fresh, frozen, pureed and canned in natural juice
- Vegetables, legumes and beans
- Milk, yoghurt, cheese and alternatives
- Lean meats and poultry, fish, eggs, tofu, nuts and seeds, and legumes/beans
- Grain (cereal) foods
- Plain water
Click here to download your free copy of the Pick & Mix 1-6 poster
School lunches don’t need to be hit or miss, simply pick from 1-6 and say goodbye to boring lunches.
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