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A tray of hot cross buns, milk, blueberries, and butter.

A comfort food staple, the bread and butter pudding has an Easter makeover. Using Hot Cross Buns for a richer dessert, and as always with a bread and butter pudding, it is a great use of stale hot cross buns.

An image of a glass mug with lemon drink. Lemon, honey and comb, and a honey drizzler.

One of nature’s best remedies that can help hydration, soothe throats, and help to boost your body’s natural immunity is a hot lemon drink. 

An image of a person in a light grey winter jumper. In one hand they hold a speckled bowl, inside the bowl is porridge, topped with raspberries, blueberries and almonds. In the other hand they hold a silver spoon over the bowl.

We've noticed an autumn chill is on the way! If you need a boost on a brisk morning to warm you, porridge has been a favourite for generations. Move over, humble breakfast. Healthy or decadent. Savoury or sweet. Our topping ideas will transform your porridge into a nutritious and hearty feast.

An image of bliss balls stacked on a black plate. They are coated in coconut. A blue floral tablecloth and some flowers are on the right of the photo

A recipe is always fun when you can use it as sensory play. In this recipe, we promise you mess, fun, and healthy bites to snack on.

There are endless variations to bliss ball recipes and what you can include. We give you a simple one to try.

A printed piece of paper with the heading "Meal Plan" has days of the week and columns to place meals. The paper is surrounded by foods like pasta, herbs, vegetables, fruits, nut and spices,

If you are choosing to stay home and stay safe right now, this little handy helper will save you time at the supermarket, use what is in your cupboard and work with recipes you know are easy to source and make. This article explains what meal planning is, how it can help your budget, how to start, what the benefits are, and tips around planning. It also discusses sensory needs and meal planning. Plus we have a free meal planning template for you to use.

A young girl with down syndrome rests her head against an adult, the girl is eating an orange..

That 3.30 pm hunger attack has been on our minds this week as we stock the pantries to fill growing bellies. Those voracious appetites of our students have returned! Where to start? We have some tummy-fillers that will make your mouth water. From teenagers to toddlers, we hope you find something here to stave off the hunger pangs.

An image of a pantry shelf. Items like beans, nuts, lentils, rice, and pasta are stored in glass jars.

Shopping your own pantry can be a way to save on your grocery budget. So many pantry staples have multiples uses, and it is easy to forget their versatility. We bring you ideas on ways to use those often overlooked extras and already in the cupboard.

A concept photo of mushroom stroganoff, a dish with mushrooms and pasta, aongside is a knife and spoon. Around the bowl are mushrooms, basil, herbs and paprika.

In our budget-friendly recipes, we have a vegan and vegetarian-friendly recipe for you from our team member Jess. Mushrooms are fat-free, low in salt, and contain essential vitamins and minerals. 

A toddler with disability is sitting in a high chair and feeding himself spaghetti. His cheeks are covered in food and his mouth is open wide to put a spoonful in.

Mince is a budget recipe staple. It’s cheap, easy to cook, it’s a crowd-pleaser, and it can adapt to so many different recipes... We share some ideas, and one of our staff's favourite family recipe.

A photograph of a young male with prosthetic leg. He is standing in a kitchen, chopping food. In front of him is a blender to make a smoothie with.

According to Foodbank, Australian households throw away 2.5 million tonnes of edible food each year. That equals nearly 300 kilograms per person of food waste! We have some great ideas to get the most from your food, make your meals go further, and save your coins too.