Table Talk Newsletters
Table Talk is a seasonal newsletter for Senior Chefs. It is published quarterly and provides recipes, cooking tips, nutrition information, book reviews and information about upcoming events and resources.
Hot tips on "bring a plate" ideas, beetroot, safety in the home
Recipes for Honey & Balsamic Roast Vegetables; roast vegetable pizza, wraps and mini frittatas; roasted beetroot dip, raw beetroot salad
Info on Senior Chef aprons; Silver Swans and singing opportunities; Be Active
Hot tips on small habit changes, homemade Christmas gifts, storing avocado and getting to know your community pharmacist
Recipes for mango jelly and Christmas dips
Info on Be Active and HealthInfo
Hot tips growing your own vegetables, circadian rhythm, Blue Zones and myth busting super foods
Recipes for Baked Kumara and Silver Beet Frittata, Pumpkin and Chickpea Curry and Carrot, White Bean and Corn Soup
Info on Postitve Ageing Expos and Green Prescription
Hot tips on winter wellness, eating more vegetables and fruit and differences between free and intrinsic sugar
Recipes for Spinach, Pear and Walnut Salad; Beef, Orange & Prune Casserole and Crumble Topping
Info on Medication Management Service and Mature Driver Course
New Zealand Nutrition Foundation
Provides a balanced viewpoint on important nutrition issues around nutrition and health. Has an excellent section on healthy eating for older adults.
My Family Food
This website is about making it easier to cook food that is good for you. The meal ideas are tasty, fast, easy and low-cost, and there are tips for helping the food budget go further.
Appetite for Life
Appetite for Life is a Canterbury based 6 week weight management and healthy lifestyle programme that has been designed specifically for people who are fed up with the dieting process and just want to have a normal relationship with food.
Appetite for Life is not a diet. It promotes lifestyle changes that help you lose weight slowly, maintain weight loss and feel good about yourself throughout the process.
Heart Foundation recipes are designed by nutrition professionals to take the fuss out of healthy eating. From quick and easy to culinary delights, there is something for everyone. Recipes come with a step-by-step video guide.
Age Concern Canterbury
Trusted information, support and advocacy, to enable older people in Canterbury to have real choices.
Healthy eating for older people brochures and important information recommended by Canterbury health professionals to help manage your own health.
Whether you’re starting out new to exercise or are already active, this website gives you tips about exercise and lets you search for activity groups in your area.
BE ACTIVE is suitable for people new or returning to activity, and want to have fun along the way. It is suitable for all ages (16 years and over) and levels of ability. The cost is $3 a session.
Participation in BE ACTIVE assists individuals improve their activity levels and health. In addition through the engagement with others, the programmes support an increase in community cohesion and wellbeing.
Courses feature different activities each week, with an emphasis on fun and ‘having a go.’
All sessions are a mixture of activity and education, with speakers on subjects such as wellbeing, motivation and nutrition.