Crunch&Sip Blog

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Long-life food the unsung hero!

  • Mar 17, 2023
  • Nicole Toia

As inflation and supply continue to put pressure on food prices across the state, it may be time to raid the pantry and freezer for our forgotten friends – that’s our tinned, jarred, dried and frozen foods. Here are some of our favourite tinned and frozen foods and how they can be used.

Grow as a Family

  • Mar 08, 2023

Are you looking for an outdoor activity to enjoy as a family this Autumn? You could try planting vegetables together. Our new Grow as a Group activity can easily be enjoyed at home as well.

Food labels - what can they tell me?

  • Feb 27, 2023
  • Mikala Atkinson

Most packaged foods have a nutrition panel and an ingredients list. Knowing how to read a food label makes choosing healthy foods easier. To help you decode food labels and make the best choices when buying packaged foods, take our handy wallet card with you when shopping.

Chop and change your vegies

  • Feb 07, 2023
  • Mikala Atkinson

Chop and change the vegies you eat, and the way you cook them, and your body will thank you for it.


Affordable kitchen gadgets for making speedy school lunches

  • Feb 07, 2023
  • Katie Liddiard

Are you looking for ways to save time whilst whipping up nutritious, delicious, and fun lunches this school year? We have found some affordable kitchen gadgets to save you time when making school lunches!

Students doing class work with Crunch&Sip on table

Crunch&Sip® and COVID

  • Jan 30, 2023
  • Mikala Atkinson

To minimise the spread of germs during the COVID pandemic, some schools found it easier to pause the Crunch&Sip® program and reduce the need for children to be fiddling with or removing their masks inside the classroom as much as possible. Now that teachers are back to running a normal program, we hope that Crunch&Sip® has relaunched in all our registered schools and is being delivered as an in-class break for students to refuel during lesson time