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Snack Ideas

The kindergarten has a nutrition policy in relation to food provided from home for morning tea & lunch time.  A healthy and nourishing lunch is important to help kids stay alert and active throughout the day.

Here are some healthy snack ideas to put in your lunchboxes!

  • Fresh whole fruit
  • Carrot, zucchini or celery sticks combined with healthy dips e.g. hommus or mashed avocado
  • Preserved fruit in natural juice
  • Small quantities of dried fruit
  • Trail mixes of dried fruit with a plain cereal
  • Fruit salad with yoghurt or custard
  • Frozen fruit slushies
  • Fruit mixed with coconut
  • Frozen fruit
  • Smoothies (blended yoghurt, milk and fruit)
  • Yoghurt or custard
  • Yoghurt with muesli
  • Cheese slices or sticks with crackers
  • Raisin or fruit toast
  • English muffins with banana
  • Rice cakes with low fat toppings
  • Pikelets topped with ricotta cheese
  • Vegetable pikelets or savoury scones
  • Baked bean jaffles
  • Baked potato filled with creamed corn and cheese
  • Pita bread nachos sprinkled with cheese
  • Scrambled eggs cooked with frozen corn and grated cheese
  • Hard boiled eggs
  • Vegetable, meat or tuna patties served hot or cold