Nutrition And Food

We all know how hard it is to get children to try new foods and how important it is for them to have a healthy balanced diet.

At Cheeky Monkeys our cook freshly prepares the meals each day. She is passionate about using good quality fresh produce and incorporates this into new and exciting meals which the children love to try from a young age. Eating with their peers often means the children will eat things here that they would never try at home!

We are very happy to comply with any special dietary or religious requirements and always have a vegetarian option available at every meal.

Baby meals are modified versions of the older children’s meals and can be blended or mashed as required.

As well as breakfast, lunch and tea we also provide snacks for the children morning and afternoon to keep their energy levels up. Fresh water is always available and milk is also provided at snack times.

Our menus are seasonal and are repeated on a five weekly cycle. An example of a menu is shown below:

Breakfast (served until 9.00 am)

Non sugared cereal with milk

Freshly made toast

Fresh fruit


Morning snack

Crackers and cheese chunks

Banana slices and rice cake

Bread sticks and hummus


Lunch

Vegetable pasta bake and peas

Fish pie and mixed vegetables

Sausage casserole with carrots and cauliflower

Jam sponge and custard

Rice pudding and raisins

Apple crumble and custard


Afternoon snack

Apple and pear chunks

Pitta bread with soft cheese dip

Home made oat and raisin cookies


Tea

Wraps with ham and/or cheese with cherry tomatoes and cucumber sticks

Beans on toast

Tuna pasta salad with sweetcorn

Greek yoghurt and mandarin oranges

Banana muffin

Fresh fruit salad