Crunch&Sip Blog

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Food safety on the go

  • Dec 22, 2022
  • Mikala Atkinson

Whether it’s a picnic in the park, a day at the zoo or a hike that deserves a medal, packing food to take makes it easier to recharge with healthy meals and snacks, saves you money and gives you the freedom to explore further from home.

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Keeping your kids physically active these holidays

  • Dec 15, 2022
  • Katie Liddiard

The holidays have arrived, which means kids of all ages have plenty of spare time for fun, excitement and adventure! With a long break ahead, the days can sometimes seem endless. Luckily across our vast state there are plenty of activities available during the school holidays, so there is always something to do!

Creating fuss free mealtimes

  • Nov 22, 2022
  • Himani Jog

The way children feel about the foods they eat and enjoy is shaped from a young age. As parents we need to be mindful of the way we talk about food as a family and the example we set with our own food behaviours. We have put together some simple strategies to help children establish a positive attitude around meals, learn to self-regulate and become more adventurous eaters.

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Road trips with healthy snacks

  • Nov 21, 2022
  • Mikala Atkinson

For many families, the summer road trip is a much-anticipated part of the holiday break - and considering the size of our state it can be quite an expedition! Travelling with kids can be a lot to organise - especially when trying to anticipate the weather, where the best break spots will be and what food will be available along the way. If you’re planning a road trip this summer, why not take some time to plan the snacks for the journey as part of your usual packing and prepping tasks and stock up before you set off.

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Healthy class parties

  • Nov 21, 2022
  • Nicole Toia

With the end of term fast approaching, it’s time to come together to celebrate the achievements of another jam-packed year of school. Sharing food with friends is a great way to relax and take part in the festivities, but when you are asked to bring a plate, it can be hard to know what to reach for. To help you strike the balance between healthy and fun for your next classroom party, read some of our tips and ideas here.