Tag Archives: nutrition

Sunday Reads

  1. ​This is so true of my Undergrad experience of Economics as a whole​.
  2. Not really an Oatmeal fan, but this strip is very inspirational.
  3. Great writing advice!!
  4. Article had such promise only to wind up with me asking, and then? so what?
  5. ​This one too was well written about an emotionally evocative topic, white privilege.
  6. Practical tips to help us think through nutrition. Also, thinking of stopping to take dairy and switch to alternatives.
  7. Cue the farewell to 2015 posts!
  8. How to respond when things go wrong.

Up to a challenge? Like a Woolies Challenge?

I wish I was being paid to promote this challenge below but it’s just something that is close to my heart – nutrition and particularly, what kids eat. Oh,  and I also love the brand!

Competition runs from 27 January to 16 February 2014.


Enter the lunch box challenge by sending a photo of your healthy lunch box idea (contact details at the bottom of this post). To stand a chance to win, use at least 3 food items currently on WRewards and make sure you include all 6 food groups. Entrants stand to win weekly great prizes and an overall grand prize where five entrants stand to win R10,000 for their school fees and a further R10,000 for their school.

The 6 Food Groups to be included are: Protein, Starch carbohydrates, dairy, fruits and vegetables, fats and fluids

Competition summary

  • Name and Surname
  • Age (if you’re younger than 18 years of age)
  • Contact number
  • Woolworths or MySchool card number (if you’re younger than 18, please send us the card number of your parent or guardian).
  • Name of school (if you’re younger than 18 years of age)
  • A photograph of your healthy lunch box
  • Your signature lunch box name

Send pics via email to cs@myschool.co.za or lunchbox@woolworths.co.za or via post to Lunchbox Challenge, PO Box 3880, Cape Town, 8000

Good luck and remember you can enter as many times as you wish to before the 16th of February!!

What would I have? I thought I could do it off the top of my head but I might need additional time to figure this out!