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Healthy school lunch ideas your kids will actually love

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

oral health school lunch ideas that are good for your teeth

Pick and mix one tasty option from each of the five core food groups to create a healthy lunchbox every day:

  1. Fruit (e.g. fresh, frozen, pureed and canned in natural juice)
  2. Vegetables, legumes and beans
  3. Milk, yoghurt, cheese and alternatives
  4. Lean meats and poultry, fish, eggs, tofu, nuts and seeds, and legumes/beans
  5. Grain (cereal) foods
  6. 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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