Eat well. Live well. Welcome to the October edition of Foodies. The past weeks have been a maze of Government information sessions. We have welcomed the new Aged Care standards being passed through legislation which will see a greater focus on the consumer, their rights, choice and aspirations. Wellness is the focus of our business
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Egg & Homemade Cashew Pesto Start your day right, with Sue's healthy and satisfying breakfast made with fresh, homemade pesto. Serves: 1 person Prep time: 10-15 mins Cook time: 10-15 mins INGREDIENTS 1-2 eggs poached, soft boiled, fried… or any way you like! 2 tablespoons Cashew Pesto (see below) 2-6 cherry tomatoes Basil leaves
Welcome to our new Kitchen! This year we were blessed to receive an amazing gift from an exceptional team. Thank you to Emma, Annelise and the Bunnings Caringbah Team for donating, renovating and building a much-needed kitchen for the SFS office. You have created the perfect space for our staff and volunteers to
A healthy and nutritious life! It's been a little bit since you've heard from us and we have been busy... The new Winter/Spring menu is here with hearty and delicious additions like Beef Ragu Lasagne, Slow Cooked Pulled Pork and Shepherd's Pie. You can order these meals along with your favourites through our
"Activity may not add years to your life (it might) but it will certainly add life to your years." From "Choose Health: Be Active. A physical activity guide for older Australians." An initiative of the Australian Government in association with Sports Medicine Australia. Why is physical activity important? It makes you look and
Glenda, our lovely office volunteer, has a tasty treat for you today! Peanut Butter Balls INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 cups of icing sugar 1 1/2 cups of Rice Bubbles 1 cup of crunchy peanut butter 1/3 cup of melted butter (90g) 300g of milk or dark chocolate (I like to use Nestle Plaistowe cooking chocolate)
What to do with those left-over pieces of fruit Apples Stewing apples in a little water is a great way of prolonging their life. Stewed apples can be used as a base for many meals and desserts, or frozen for future use: Add them as a topping for your favourite breakfast cereal Serve stewed
"Being active and good nutrition are vitally important for maintaining the best possible quality of life in older age." It is important to balance the energy you use for physical activity with energy going into your body (as food and drink). This will help you maintain a healthy weight and will keep your
To say our volunteers are committed, busy and active members of our community is an understatement! Dianne Wackwitz and her husband, Steve, volunteer delivering hot lunches to our Sutherland Food Services customers and are also active members of the Heathcote Engadine Baptist Church. Dianne runs a program called Enrich that provides a range
Easy Chicken Soup An easy and healthy meal you can make using simple ingredients. Serves: 1-2 people Prep time: 10-15 mins Cook time: 15-20 mins INGREDIENTS 150 grams chicken breast (pre-cooked chicken is fine) 4 cups of chicken stock (stock cube or tetra-pak) 2 tablespoons soy sauce 6 button mushrooms 1-2 tablespoons lemon juice