Nutritional Guidelines         

food piramid

Everyone knows about the Food Pyramid, but did you know it varies by a person's age and special needs. There are separate recommendations for Toddlers, Preschooler and School-age children. Did you know there is also a separate Food Pyramid for vegetarians?

Did you know that nutrition can affect many things besides health? It can also affect:

            1. Energy levels

            2. Development

            3. Behavior

            4. Rate of healing 

       
            Well-nourished children are more alert, attentive and better able to benefit from physical activity and learning experiences.
Poorly nourished children may be quiet and withdrawn, or hyperactive and disruptive. Children who are overweight also face many social, emotional, and physical problems. They are often slow and less able to participate in physical activity. They may also suffer ridicule, emotional stress and be excluded from their peer group.

           Weekly Food Menu        

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast
Pancakes, Syrup, Milk Cereal, Fruit, Milk French Toast Sticks, Fruit, Milk  Pancakes, Syrup, Milk Cereal, Fruit, Milk

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Chicken Nuggets, Macaroni & cheese, Veggie Fish sticks,  Creamy Mash Potato, Broccoli, Carrots Oatmeal, raisin, tuna salad sandwich  Hot dogs, Rice, Broccoli, Carrots Grilled cheese sandwiches, Veggie

Snack

Snack

Snack

Snack

Snack

Windmill cookies & Milk Jelly Sandwich & Milk

Teddy Bear cookies & Milk

Jelly Sandwich & Milk Animal Crackers and Milk
 
Menu is subject to change, to incorporate fresh in-season produce and special foods relating to our current curriculum.
 

Recipes

Tunas Salad Sandwich
Ingredients

13 ounces tuna
1/4 c mayonnaise
1/2 c onion, chopped
1/2 c celery, chopped
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1/4 c olives, chopped
lettuce, tomato
Directions

Combine tuna, mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, onion, celery and olives if using. Fill buns with tuna salad, tomato and lettuce





sandwich
  Blueberry Pancakes  
Ingredients

2 c flower
2 eggs, beaten
2 c milk
2 tbsp sugar
2 tbsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 tbsp melted butter
1/4 tsp freshly grated nutmeg
blueberries
Directions

In a large bowl, add flower, eggs, milk, sugar, baking powder and salt; blend well. Add nutmeg and melted butter and blend. Pour batter onto a hot greased griddle and drop blueberries onto each pancake before turning. Serve with butter and your favorite topping.



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