|Green/Amber||Comments and suggestions|
|Fresh, frozen, canned||Green||Plain, frozen or canned vegetables are a convenient|
alternative if fresh vegetables are not available. Best
choices are those without added salt or other flavourings.
Include plenty of vegetables in sandwiches and hot
Every addition of vegetables moves the dish further
towards the ‘Green’ end of the traffic light spectrum.
(without added fat)
|Green||Cook potatoes in their skins and use different combinations|
of healthy fillings (for example: tabouleh, lean savoury mince,
salt-reduced baked beans, low or reduced-fat cheese, salad
or cooked vegetables).
|Vegetable sticks||Green||Serve as a small container of mixed bite-sized pieces (for|
example: cherry tomatoes, carrot sticks, cucumber sticks).
|Corn on the cob||Green||Corn on the cob can be a warm recess snack in winter.|
|Saturated fat (g)|
|Dips (legume, dairy, vegetable or salsa)||2g or less||75mg or less||-||-|