Healthy recipes for retail food outlets and catering

Western District Health Service GREEN recipe booklet

Western District Health Service (WDHS) has compiled over 150  GREEN (Best Choice) recipes that have been assessed by HEAS against the Healthy choices: food and drink classification guide and are available for you to download as a single recipe booklet. The recipes have been written by and for chefs in organisations that are implementing the Healthy Choices guidelines. They are not only delicious and nutritious but also profitable, easy to use, and designed specifically for catering, staff meals and food outlet menus.

The recipes cover all relevant menu categories including:

  • breakfast dishes
  • morning teas
  • soups
  • sandwiches, rolls and wraps
  • paninis, focaccias, Turkish breads and pitas
  • lunches (wet and other)
  • quiches, tarts and frittatas
  • pasta and rice
  • salads
  • condiments, icings and dressings.

Also included in the recipe booklet area small selection of bonus healthier recipes for sweet baked items, some salads and dips.

Download the full GREEN recipe booklet (PDF file)

For more information on the recipe booklet, and to find out about other ways that WDHS can support you to implement healthy eating in your organisation, contact the WDHS Food Services team at

Check out our range of delicious recipes to support healthier eating in food outlets and catering.

All recipes have been tested and classified as GREEN or AMBER, in line with the Victorian Government's Healthy choices: food and drink classification guide.

Have a healthy recipe to share? Contact the Healthy Eating Advisory Service.

GREEN (Best choice)


Main meals

Savoury snacks


Amber (Choose carefully)


Main meals

Savoury snacks

Cake, muffins, slices and desserts

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