Crunch&Sip Blog

Gluten free: What's in the mix?

  • Jun 06, 2023
  • Mikala Atkinson

Anyone who was gluten free in the late 90’s knows that gluten free bread left a lot to be desired. The slices were usually very hard and quick to fall apart, resembling more of a rock cake than a loaf of bread.

Top tips to help stop food waste in your home.

  • May 10, 2023
  • Himani Jog

Food waste includes food meant for eating that never reaches us, like fruit and vegetables that don’t make it to the supermarket shelves, bread that the bakery doesn’t sell, or food that gets thrown away by cafes and restaurants.

Family cooking

Choose your cooking style!

  • Apr 06, 2023
  • Nicole Toia

The way we prepare and cook food changes its look, taste, texture and even changes the nutrients that are ready to be absorbed in your body. In this blog series we will explore some popular cooking styles and look at how to do them and when they are commonly used.

Choosing the best chocolate to chomp on

  • Apr 04, 2023
  • Mikala Atkinson

With Easter fast approaching, now is a good time to chat about chocolate. According to the Australian Guide to Healthy Eating, chocolate is considered a junk food and sits outside of the core food groups, which are the foods essential for healthy growth and development. But is there room for chocolate in a healthy diet?

Keep munching on more each month

  • Mar 27, 2023
  • Mikala Atkinson

If your child has enjoyed the challenge of March Munch and is happily packing and eating vegetables each day for their classroom break, then encourage them to keep it going!

Why we drink water

  • Mar 20, 2023
  • Himani Jog

Staying hydrated is essential for our health and wellbeing as our bodies rely on water to function properly. Water helps us digest food and absorb nutrients that are essential for growth. It also helps us regulate our body temperature and eliminate waste products.