This collection of handy tips will help you and your family enjoy better eating habits. But don’t forget to also check out our ‘Good Habits’ recipes, as well as challenges to keep your family motivated.
Use leftover vegies from the night before to add to a super-quick vegie frittata in the morning.
Have a go at cutting back by just one soft drink a day to start with. Try to replace a soft drink with a mineral water or add slices of lemon, lime or mint to your water for that extra zing. Not only will your waistline thank you by reducing your sugar intake, your wallet will too. Get the kids on board with a new drink bottle or by having them record how much tap water they are drinking each day.
Keep some tinned vegies, beans, lentils and chickpeas in the house - they're an excellent alternative to meat. Mix them into a salad, soup or casserole for extra protein, iron and fibre.
Tap water is best, so you and your family are doing well to avoid this in your diet. During warmer months you can try adding fresh fruit such as citrus or berries to your chilled water to quench your thirst.
Make it easy for your child to participate in a meal by providing some food that he or she likes in combination with something new.