|Green/Amber||Comments and suggestions|
|Plain rice, noodles,|
cracked wheat, polenta,
|Green||When making dishes based on rice, grains and noodles in|
the canteen, choose ingredients categorised as Green.
Use a variety of grains to add interest to the menu. For
example, try making salads with couscous or cracked wheat.
|Rice dishes and|
|Going from Amber to Green||Choose reduced-salt sauces when cooking and serving these dishes. Add plenty of vegetables for a ‘Greener ’ dish and include a protein source such as lean meat, tuna, chicken, low or reduced-fat cheese or legumes|
|Sushi, rice paper rolls,|
|Going from Amber to Green||Check the Nutrition Information Panel against the|
Nutrient Criteria below.
|Energy (kJ) per 100g||Saturated fat (g) per 100g||Sodium (mg) per 100g|
|Savoury pastries, filled breads, pasta dishes, pizzas, oven-baked potato products, dim sims, spring rolls, rice|
and noodle dishes
|1000kJ or less||5g or less||400mg or less|