Blog Topic: Recipes

Masterchef star Gina Ottaway joins Cancer Council NSW as an ambassador for Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea in memory of her nephew Andrew Gina Ottaway, affectionately known across the country as ‘Nonna G’ from her appearance on last year’s Masterchef, was born in Italy, and was just three years old when her family came to Australia. […]

Is healthy eating for your family one of your New Year’s resolutions but are you overwhelmed by the thought of another year of lunch boxes to pack? The key to a making a lunch box healthy is easy… simply pack something from each of the five food groups, plus water, everyday: Breads & Cereals, preferably […]

We know that ham is a lunch box staple for many families, however, Cancer Council recommends that we limit or avoid processed meats because of their link with increasing the risk of bowel and stomach cancer. Bowel cancer is one of the most common cancers in Australia. Processed meats include ham, devon, bacon, salami, frankfurts, […]

What kids eat is so important for healthy growth and development. However, many children’s diets are falling well short of recommendations with many typically eating too many unhealthy foods and too few foods they need for healthy growth, especially teenagers. Did you know? Nearly one in two children regularly drink sugary drinks Half of children […]

Our busy lifestyles, rushing to and from work and school, can make it hard to eat a healthy diet and to get enough exercise. It often seems like the easy option to choose unhealthy snacks and takeaway foods and spend too much time in front of the TV or computer. But these choices are not […]

Is your child a fussy eater? Does this cause you a lot of stress at mealtimes? You are not alone! Feeding children can feel like a struggle at times. However, a helpful concept to consider is ‘parents provide, children decide’, where your job is to provide the healthy food, and it’s your child’s job to […]

The perfect healthy quiche for picnics. Preparation time: 25 minutes | Cooking time: 40 minutes Serves: 8 Ingredients: 3 large (450g) kipfler potatoes 5 eggs 1/2 cup (125ml) thickened cream 1/2 lemon, zest finely grated 2 tbsp sour cream 1/2 tbsp lemon juice 11/2 cups trimmed watercress (or any salad leaf variety you like) 200g smoked […]

Like socialising but dislike hangovers? Try our refreshing alcohol-free mocktail to help you keep up with catching up, guilt-free! Ingredients: ½ honeydew, deseeded and peeled 1 tbsp rose water Ice to serve 4 baby cucumbers, thinly sliced lengthways 3 cups (750ml) soda water ¼ cup small mint leaves Method: In a blender, puree honeydew and […]

The festive season has traditionally been a time to overindulge but it needn’t be that way. You can make it just a little healthier without losing any of the festive feel with fresh and healthy summer party food ideas like BBQ Prawns and Aioli. Ingredients: 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 egg yolks 2 tsp lemon […]

Every day, over 350 Australians are diagnosed with cancer. As well as funding vital research, Cancer Council provides support services, education and prevention programs. This Daffodil Day you can support Cancer Council and someone you know affected by cancer by dedicating a daffodil. Make a donation to Cancer Council NSW and dedicate a Daffodil to […]