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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Quick meals for Kooris

 

Overview

Quick Meals for Kooris is a 'hands-on' cooking program that has been designed to assist urban Aboriginal people to cook healthy meals for the family.

The program is delivered in two three-hour sessions and aims to be flexible and versatile, providing Aboriginal people with the knowledge and skills to improve their health and feed their families healthy food on a budget. The program provides information on topics such as:

 

 

Quick meals for Kooris can be used as a stand-alone activity or incorporated within larger programs. The program is designed to be run by an Aboriginal Health Worker or a member of the Aboriginal community.

Abstract adapted from Central Coast Health

Contacts

Carolyn Bunney, Community/Public Health Nutritionist
Dept. Central Coast Area Health Service
PO Box 361
Gosford NSW 2250
Ph: (02) 4320 3362
Fax: (02) 4320 2828
Email: cbunney@nsccahs.health.nsw.gov.au

Related publications

Quick meals for Kooris (2008)

Harris J, Leahy J, Bunney C, Anderson M

This resource package relates to Quick meals for Kooris, a 'hands-on' cooking program that was designed to assist urban Aboriginal people to cook healthy meals for the family. The program is delivered in two three-hour sessions and is very flexible and versatile. The program aims to make meal preparation enjoyable and achievable. This is important if participants are to put what they have learned into practice at home. The participants in the program will gain practical knowledge and skills which will help them and their families to eat nutritious food.

This kit contains:

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Evaluated publications

Gui G, Lau Q (2007)

'Quick meals for Kooris': an evaluation.

Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal; 31(4): 20-21

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Last updated: 28 October 2013
 
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