Great food ideas

Put your aprons on, get cooking as a family and try one of our delicious, low fat recipes.

Perfect food for fun picnics or packed lunches

MEND-friendly pizza squares

Use a wholemeal pizza base and cover with your favourite low-fat cheese and veggie toppings.

Curried egg and salad wrap 

Mash a boiled egg with low-fat mayonnaise and curry powder. Place in a wholemeal pitta bread or wrap and add salad leaves.

A refreshing raspberry smoothie        

This recipe serves two people as breakfast or two to four people as a snack.

  • 240ml low fat or no fat milk   
  • 120g low-fat natural yoghurt
  • 240g fresh or frozen raspberries


Remember: there’s no need to add sugar. Simply blend all ingredients on a high setting until smooth and then enjoy!

Chicken, fish or tofu vegetable skewers

Grill chicken, fish or tofu and cut into bite size wedges. Skewer with mushrooms, carrot, onions and pineapple

Chicken, lean beef, seafood or vegetable pasta soup

Boil up some pasta and add in your favourite ingredients to create a filling soup that's ready to go in your thermos

Couscous/ brown rice and baked vegetables

Bake up a mixture of carrots, zucchini, red capsicum and mushroom and add it to leftover rice or couscous

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