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Recent activities at Community Kids Thornton!

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What an exciting time we have had showing you all around our beautiful new centre! We love sharing our amazing service, and have thoroughly enjoyed spending time getting to know everyone. Check out some photos of our new centre below:    What we’ve been up to…  Here at Community Kids Thornton, we are planning to […]

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Apple Pancakes with Banana

apple pancakes

A healthy, sweet treat for breakfast. Ingredients Serves 4 1 egg 1 tsp margarine 1 ¼ cups milk 1 cup self-raising flour 1 tbsp sugar 1 medium apple, peeled, cored and grated ½ tsp olive oil 3 ripe bananas, sliced ½ tbsp honey or maple syrup (optional) Method In a large bowl, beat egg, margarine […]

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Chicken Fried Rice

Chicken Fried Rice

A delicious Asian-inspired dish perfect for the whole family.  Ingredients Serves 8 2 tsp vegetable oil (e.g. peanut oil) 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 tbsp ginger, finely chopped 500g chicken or pork mince 800g frozen vegetable mix (carrot, peas, corn) 2.5 cups rice, cooked and cooled 1.5 tbsp reduced salt soy sauce 2 spring onions, […]

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Exciting activities at St Helen’s Park

Recently, Community Kids at St Helen’s Park has been participating in a variety of exciting learning activities within the centre. Here’s a few of them.  The Chickens  This week, as the children were arriving in the toddler room, they went straight over to show their friends our new chickens. Miss Hannah helped the toddler children to […]

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Beetroot & Chickpea Dip

Beetroot & Chickpea Dip

A deliciously healthy dip to be enjoyed with wholegrain crackers or vegetable sticks. Ingredients Serves 6-8 1x 400g can baby beetroots, drained 1x 400g can chickpeas, drained and rinsed ¼ cup Greek yoghurt 2 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp lemon juice 1 clove garlic Method Place all ingredients in a food processor. Blend until smooth and silky. […]

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Apple & Raspberry Crumble

Apple & Raspberry Crumble

A sweet family favourite full of fruit, fibre and wholegrains. Ingredients Serves 4 2 large green apples, peeled, cored and cut into small chunks 2 cups frozen raspberries 1 tbsp brown sugar 1 tbsp water 3 tbsp wholemeal flour ½ cup rolled oats 1 tbsp castor sugar 1.5 tbsp vegetable margarine Canola oil spray Method […]

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Minestrone Soup

minestrone soup

A wholesome and hearty family favourite. Incorporate any leftover vegetables you may have in your fridge! Ingredients Serves 8 2 tsp olive oil 1 clove garlic, diced 1 onion, diced 2 carrots, diced 2 sticks celery, diced 1 zucchini, diced 1 small leek, diced 1 small red capsicum, diced ½ tsp dried oregano 1 dried […]

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