Lunch and Snack Menus

SPRING/SUMMER MENU: BLUE ELEPHANT DAYCARE

March 2016

Week 1

MEAL PATTERN

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Morning snack

Corn flakes cereal served with milk

Semolina porridge served with milk

Strawberry/ Blueberry Pancakes served with milk

Vermicelli Kheer made with milk. (India snack) served with water

Cheerio cereal served with milk

Lunch

Goulash (cabbage, carrots, beef, potatoes, onion, turnip) served with milk

Alternate:

Goulash (cabbage, carrots, beans potatoes, onion, turnip) served with milk

Macaroni & cheese with broccoli and ham, served with milk.

Alternate:

Macaroni & cheese with broccoli served with milk

Egg salad and cheese sandwiches on whole wheat bread, served with green beans and Milk.

Chicken creaser salad (lettuce, chicken, tomatoes, cucumber, creaser dressing) served with garlic bread and milk

Alternate:

Chickpea salad (lettuce, chickpea, cucumber, tomatoes, creaser dressing) served with garlic bread and milk

Tuna wraps (lettuce, celery, onion, mayo) served with carrot sticks and milk

 

Alternate:
Bean wrap served with carrot sticks and milk

Afternoon snack

Crackers with pea butter and bananas pieces served with water

Strawberry Lemon cake, served with water

Spinach dip with crackers, served with water

Fruit and homemade biscuits served with water

Apple wedges, cinnamon pita chips, served with water

Week 2

MEAL PATTERN

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Morning Snack

Cornflakes served with milk

Oatmeal carrot cake served with milk

Scrambled eggs served with milk

Toasted whole wheat bread with cream cheese served with milk

Oatmeal yogurt with fruit served with milk

Lunch

Scooby do pasta with bean vegie sauce (beans , carrots, celery, onion, tomato sauce, garlic)  served with milk

Alternate:

Scooby do pasta with veggie sauce (carrots, celery, onion, tomato sauce, garlic)  served with milk

Portuguese roman beans (cannellini beans, potatoes, onion, sausage) served with milk

Alternate:

Portuguese roman beans (cannellini beans, potatoes, onion) served with milk

Ham and cheese sandwiches with chickpea salad (lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, chickpea) served with milk

Alternate:

Cheese sandwiches with chickpea salad (lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, chickpea) served with milk

Chicken fried rice (chicken, corn, celery, onion, carrots, parsley, pepper, rice) served with milk

Alternate:

Vegetable and egg fried rice served with milk

Pizzas on Naans (pepperoni, mushroom, peppers, onion, cheese) served with milk

Alternate:

Pizzas on Naans (cheese, mushroom, peppers, onion) served  with milk

Afternoon snack

Banana peas butter rolls served with water

Watermelon with dried shreddies served with water

Pear lentil muffins severed with water

Berry custard served with water

Chickpea dip served with crackers and water

Week: 3

MEAL PATTERN

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Morning snack

Whole Grain cereal served with milk

Oatmeal porridge served with milk

Yogurt with fruit served with milk

Cereal served with milk

Toast with jam/ butter served with milk

Lunch

Chicken veggie pasta (peas, carrots, onions) served with milk

Alternate:

vegetable pasta (peas, carrots, onions) served with milk

Tuna sandwiches severed with  and carrot slices  served with milk

Alternate:

Vegetable cheese sandwiches with cucumber and carrot slices

Ground beef with rice (tomato sauce, parsley garlic, corn, onions)  served milk

Alternate:

Navy beans with rice (tomato sauce, parsley garlic, corn, onions)  served milk

Egg salad on whole wheat bread served with coleslaw (cabbage, carrots) and milk

Oriental chicken veggie chow mein, (mushrooms, celery, bok choy, carrots, onions) served with milk

Alternate:

Oriental veggie chow mein, (mushrooms, celery, bok choy, carrots, onions) served with milk

Afternoon snack

Mini jam sandwiches served with banana slices and water

Homemade raisin biscuits served with seasonal fruit and  water

Pita bread served with cucumber slice and water

Homemade molasses buns, served with pear slices and water

Semolina halwa (India snack) served with fruit and water

Week 4

MEAL PATTERN

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Morning Snack

Whole grain cereal served with milk

French toast served with milk

Carrot / banana bread, milk

English Muffins, cottage cheese,  milk

Oatmeal porridge,  milk

Lunch

Curry chicken with rice and chickpeas, served with milk

Alternate: 
Curry chick peas with rice served with milk

Three bean salad (lettuce, beans, cucumbers, tomatoes) served with garlic bread and milk

Beef and bean sloppy joe made with beans and meat.. Served with carrot sticks and milk

Alternate:

beans and cheese sandwiches swerved with carrot sticks and milk

Tuna pasta salad (peas, carrots, corn) served with milk

Alternate:

Chick pea veggie pasta (peas, carrots, corn) served with milk

Chicken wraps (celery, onion, mayo, lettuce) served with cucumber slices and milk

Alternate:

Veggie bean wraps(celery, beans, onion, lettuce) served with carrot sticks and milk

Afternoon snack

Tuna dip served with crackers, cucumber and water

Bananas served with homemade biscuits and water

Rice pudding served with seasonal fruit and water

Cornbread  served with orange slices and water

Pea butter on crackers, served with apple slices and water

 

BLUE ELEPHANT DAYCARE: FALL/WINTER SNACK AND LUNCH MENUS

September 2015

Week 1

MEAL PATTERN

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Morning snack

Corn flakes cereal, Milk

Banana Bread, milk

Toasted whole wheat bread, plum jam, milk

Cream of wheat porridge, milk

Cheerio cereal, milk

Lunch

Vegetable bean & ham soup (corn, carrots, celery, onions, chick peas crackers, Milk

Alternate:  Vegetable bean soup, crackers, milk

Rotini/meat vegetable sauce (onions, celery, crushed tomatoes, peppers, mushrooms)
Milk

Alternate: Vegetarian spaghetti sauce

Stir fry chicken and vegetables (carrots, peppers, mushrooms, onion, light soya sauce)  rice, milk

Alternate:  Vegetable and egg fried rice

Meat and vegetable Chilli  (ground beef, kidney beans, onions, mixed veggies,  pita bread,  milk

Alternate: Vegetable and bean chilli, pita bread, Milk

Grilled whole wheat bread with cheese, lentil vegetable soup, Milk

Afternoon snack

Oatmeal biscuits, Bananas, water

Grapes, pea butter, crackers, water

Rice cakes, cottage cheese, water, oranges

Apple pear crumble, water

Apple wedges, cinnamon pita chips, water

Week 2


MEAL PATTERN

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Morning Snack

Whole grain cereal, milk

Banana Pancakes,milk

Oatmeal muffins, milk

Melba toast, cream cheese, Milk

Oatmeal porridg

Lunch

Beef and vegetable barley soup, crackers Milk

Alternate: Vegetable and barley soup

Chicken hash potatoes, carrots, onion, turnip, cabbage, Milk

Alternate: Chick pea vegetable hash

Macaroni and Cheese
Broccoli, ham
Milk

Alternate:  Macaroni and cheese with tuna

Rice, ground beef, peppers, corn
Milk

Alternate: Lentil and rice with vegetables

Egg salad on toasted whole wheat bread, green beans, milk

Afternoon snack

Grapes, tea biscuits
Water

Apple Krisp, Milk

Pears, melba toast bean spread,  water

Oatmeal cookies, Oranges, Water

Seasonal fruit, crackers, pea butter, water

Week: 3


MEAL PATTERN

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Morning snack

Whole Grain cereal, Milk

Cottage cheese, rice cakes, Milk

Oatmeal apple sauce muffins, milk

Whole grain toast with plum butter, milk

Cream of wheat porridge, milk

Lunch

Sloppy Joe’s (ground beef on a bun), glazed carrots,  Milk

Alternate:  Egg salad sandwich on bun, glazed carrots, milk

Chicken and vegetable chow mein, Milk

Alternate:  vegetable and chickpea soup

Baked beans with vegetables, home made buns, milk

Tuna vegetable casserole with pasta, Milk

Alternate: vegetable cheese casserole

Cauliflower and Broccoli soup (onions, celery, chickpeas, potatoes), toasted bread pieces,  Milk

Afternoon snack

Bananas, Pea butter, melba toast, water

Apple wedges, cinnamon pita pieces, water

Oatmeal cookies, seasonal fruit, water

Whole wheat crackers, pear slices, water

Oranges, melba toast , cream cheese, water

Week: 4

MEAL PATTERN

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Morning Snack

Whole grain cereal and milk

French toast, Milk

Carrot/banana bread, milk

Melba toast, cottage cheese,  milk

Oatmeal porridge,  milk

Lunch

Shepherd’s pie with corn, carrots, potatoes, crushed tomatoes, ground beef,  milk

Alternate:  Tuna Vegetable shepherd’s pie

Chicken noodle soup with vegetables (Zucchini) crackers,  milk

Alternate: Chick pea vegetable noodle soup

Beef and vegetable stew, rice (carrots, celery, turnips, onions) Milk

Alternate: Lentil vegetable stew with rice

Elbow pasta with chicken, vegetables sauce,  Milk

Alternate:  Elbow pasta with vegetables, kidney bean

Pepperoni cheese pizza on English muffins, vegetables
Milk

Alternate:  Tuna Cheese pizza on muffins

Afternoon snack

Bananas, oatmeal cookies
Water

Grapes, tea biscuits,
water

Bean spread, pita wedges, water, oranges

Peaches or Pears, pea butter, crackers,  water

Apple tarts,  with water