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Winter hydration

30 July, 2019

During the cooler months we still need to be consuming 6-8 cups of fluid per day. Some of the most serious cases of dehydration occur in winter due to household heating and cold and flu illness. The good news is that fluid intake includes hot chocolate, custard, soup, jelly and even ice cream, on top of […]

Maggie Beer Foundation presenting to the Royal Commission

12 July, 2019

Cairns hearing to focus on food and nutrition, care quality The Royal Commission will hold a public hearing in Cairns from Monday 15 July 2019 to Wednesday 17 July 2019. Continuing the hearing that commenced in Darwin, the Royal Commission will focus on aspects of care in residential and home care programs, including: wound care, […]

What’s in Season

1 July, 2019

Here we are in Winter, the year seems to be zooming by! We love that the seasonal produce matches the type of seasonal dishes that we crave and bring contentment through the weather. The cold weather brings the desire for soups, hearty stews, braises and slow cooked meals. Cost effective root vegetables and onions, leeks, […]

Moroccan Roast Pumpkin & Chickpea Soup with Beetroot Sour Cream by Amanda Orchard

1 July, 2019

The winter weather has well and truly set in & to many nothing is more comforting than a large bowl of hot homemade soup on a cold & blustery evening. Pumpkin soup is one of those ever familiar, nostalgic dishes that everyone has a go to recipe for- often handed down by family members throughout […]

Grow Your Own Winter Veg by Cath Manuel

1 July, 2019

Now we are well into the Winter months there’s a range of foods that are grown throughout Australia in any garden setting, in each climatic zone. Homegrown foods are packed with flavour, nutrients and add lovely colour to any meals. Grow a range of foods in garden beds with soil prepared for planting or in […]