ISSUE 32 I Feb 2019

So we're back to school and now 2019 can really begin!

We’ve kicked off the year with our Bring Back the Sandwich Campaign in collaboration with Nutrition Australia’s Healthy Lunchbox Week. Maybe you need to liven up lunchboxes for you or the kids - if so, we've got you covered! For extra inspiration check out our delicious new sandwich recipes , tasty snacks and our mix and match lunchbox planner .

Over on our blog we've been examining some of 2019's biggest food trends, including digestive wellness, carbs and the popular plant-based trend. Plus we share some of our best Hot Topics from 2018 so you can ensure you're clued up on the New Nordic Diet, FODMAPs and more!

Finally, make sure you're following us on Instagram for this year's World Pulses Day on 10th February. We'll be celebrating the humble pea with delicious recipes, tips and more - share your favourite way to use peas and you could WIN a bumper legume prize pack, simply tag us @GrainsLegumesNC on Instagram and #peasplease. In the meantime, discover new ways to enjoy your legumes on our blog!

Wishing you a great start to 2019!


Dr Sara Grafenauer
General Manager
Liven up your lunch with new sandwich recipes...
Now that we're well into the new year, many of us will be back at work and school with a renewed sense of direction. To keep you well fuelled as you make waves in the new year we've created a mix of deliciously different and classic recipes loved by kids and adults alike, plus ideas for tasty and healthy snacks to complete your lunchbox. So let's #bringbackthesandwich for 2019!

We examine the top four food trends for 2019
A n ew year brings new food trends and we've taken a look at the top four global food trends for 2019. With digestive wellness and quality carbohydrates both featuring in this list, we're sure to be seeing more grains and legumes!

New John West PROTEIN+ Mixes
Pressed for time and seeking a tasty new snack for your desk drawer or when you’re on the run?
John West PROTEIN+ fish & legume mixes are a delicious ready-to-eat option for busy bodies on the go.
Why so good? With 20+ grams of protein per serve, 1+ serves of vegetables in every pouch and a 4+ Health Star Rating, John West makes it easy to look after your health as well as your tastebuds!
Find John West Protein+ pouches in the canned fish aisle at Coles.

Enjoy the goodness of whole grain with Wonder White
Getting kids to eat healthy, whole grain bread can be a daily parenting challenge, so parents will love Wonder White Smooth Wholegrain. The clever bakers at Wonder White have developed a recipe that both parents and kids will love – the goodness of whole grains, ground smooth. Baked into the white bread that kids love, new Wonder Smooth Wholegrain contains all the best bits, without the bits.  With Wonder Smooth Wholegrain, children can enjoy high fibre whole grain goodness in deliciously soft bread. Wonder Smooth Wholegrain is available from supermarkets Australia-wide.

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