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Australia Day Party Meal Ideas

Australians are great at celebrating and what better occasion than Australia Day to put another ‘shrimp on the barbie’ and hang out with friends. But there’s a downside to this; you will often find people complaining about how they “over ate” and drank too much on this national day of play celebrating the birth of our nation.

To make the best of Australia Day, try some of these delicious and healthy Australia Day meal ideas…

For a more formal Australia Day, try making a delicious but easy to prepare three-course meal such as this one:


Avocado, Tomato and Yoghurt Dip with carrot sticks


Prawn and Avocado Entree in a lettuce cup


BBQ rump steak with Avocado and Cheddar Salsa on top

For the relaxed picnic or a simple Aussie day at home, try a selection of wraps and sandwiches:

A healthy and guilt-free way to celebrate Australia day is to treat yourself to a delicious selection of salads:

These delicious healthy recipes are sure to make your Australia Day a success. If you have a recipe of your own, share your idea with us in the comments below. Happy Australia Day!


- Zoe

Founder of Nutritional Edge, Zoe Bingley-Pullin, has long been passionate about the food in our lives. A nutritionist (Diploma of Nutrition, Sydney) and internationally trained chef (Le Cordon Bleu School, London), Zoe helps people embrace the benefits of food through education and understanding.

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