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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Quick meals for Kooris (2008)

Author

Harris J, Leahy J, Bunney C, Anderson M

Publisher

Central Coast Health NSW

City

Sydney

Type

Resource package

 

Description

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

When to use this resource

Quick meals for Kooris is designed to be run by Aboriginal Health Workers or by Aboriginal community members who are trained to deliver the program. The group leader does not need extensive nutrition knowledge, just some basic home cooking skills and knowledge of their local community. The cooking program can be run as a 'stand alone' program or included in larger programs, including those that address diabetes, heart disease, living on a budget, working with youth, community gardens, vacation care etc.

Contact details

Central Coast Health NSW
Nutrition Department
PO Box 361
Gosford NSW 2250
Ph: (02) 4320 3691

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Last updated: 18 June 2014
 
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