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The Queensland Health colour wheel – making fruit and veges look very attractive!

This is a great resource as has lots of evidence based nutritional information, including an app and healthy recipes.

Go to healthier.qld.gov.au/tools/colour-recipe-wheel/

Chia pudding

Chia and walnut oats


40g rolled oats

1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk

1/2 banana, sliced

10 walnuts, roughly chopped

1 tsp chia seeds

1 tsp agave syrup

Sprinkle of cinnamon


Serves 1

  1. Place oats, cinnamon and almond milk in a bowl and microwave on high for 2 minutes and stir. Cook for another minute. 
  2. Place sliced banana, walnuts, chia seeds and agave syrup on top and enjoy! 

Mushroom and tomato saute


1 tbs heart tick approved margarine spread

400g mushrooms, thickly sliced

2 tbs parsley, roughly chopped

4 roma tomatoes, thickly sliced

Smoked paprika

200g turkish pide

1/2 cup hummus

Canola oil spray

Cracked black pepper, to serve

Serves 4

Cooking time: 10 minutes


  1. Heat margarine in a large non-stick frying pan, add mushrooms and sauté for 3-5 minutes until light golden-brown. Transfer cooked mushrooms to a bowl, stir in parsley and keep warm.
  2. Reheat same frying pan and grease lightly with cooking spray. Add tomato slices in a single layer, sprinkle generously with paprika and cook over a medium heat, turning once until lightly browned on both sides.
  3. Split the Turkish pide in half and cut into 4 pieces. Toast lightly under a preheated grill. Spread hummus over pide toasts and top with tomato and mushrooms. Serve seasoned with ground pepper.

Fruit salad with honey yoghurt


250g strawberries – hulled + quartered

2 medium bananas – peeled + sliced

2 oranges – peeled + chopped

1 Fuji apple – chopped

200g light plain Greek-style yoghurt

1 tsp honey

1/3 cup almond kernels, chopped

Serves 4


  1. Combine strawberries, banana, orange and apple in a bowl.
  2. Combine yoghurt and honey in a separate bowl.
  3. Spoon fruit salad into bowls.
  4. Top with yoghurt mixture.
  5. Sprinkle with almonds. Serve.

**Try this dish with any of your favourite fruit! Pomegranate and kiwi fruit make a great combo.