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Smart eating is about making sensible cooking and food preparation choices.

This CDRO Cooking choices website has picture recipes which help people eat healthier by teaching cooking and food preparation skills.

USING THE PICTURE RECIPES

The 'Easy pizza notes' provides tips on how to get the best educational results from the recipes.

        'Easy pizza' notes - How to use the picture recipe resources

LICENCES:

Resources for Cooking Choices are currently available free under an Auz.it Australia - Health Purpose - Personal Licence, which is attached to each resource

TOPICS:

        Meal recipes

        Kitchen skills

        Food safety

        Worksheets, colouring books & place mats

 Meal recipes
 

The CDRO meal recipes have been created to promote protective foods like fruit and vegetables and reduce the amount of problem foods adults and kids eat

Nutrition education sessions are much easier when you use picture recipes, choice cards and posters. You will no longer need to demonstrate how to cook the whole meal at the start,. The resources you will guide the participants to discover they too can cook.

The participants should be able to prepare food they like and pick up the skills they need on the way.

MEAL CHOICES:

There are recipes for different meals throghout the day.

        Breakfast

        Lunch

        Dinner (Main meal)

        Snacks

INGREDIENT PREPARATION:

Ingredient preparation posters are included to show the step by step process and support the recipes

        Ingredient preparation

 Kitchen skills
 

You will need to check and demonstrate the kitchen skills you expect from the people you are teaching making sure you are compling with workplace health and safety requirements.

Kitchen skills include skills needed before during and after cooking and food preparation.

Modelling (showing what you expect) is important. You will need to establish rules and routines. The kitchen skills posters have been created to reinforce what you are demonstrating and what you expect.

KITCHEN SKILLS POSTERS:

        Kitchen skills

 Food safety
 

You cannot undertake any food preparation education session without taking food safety into consideration.

You will need to consider issues like cross contamination, storage, pets & pests, plus washing hands & vegetables.

FOOD SAFETY POSTERS:

        Food safety

TRANSPORTING FOOD HOME:

You will find posters and cards to help you discuss how to get food home and how to store the food when you get there.

 Worksheet &, colouring books
 

Worksheets, colouring books & place mats provide reinforcement activities.

COLOURING BOOKS:

        Colouring books