Healthy Eating

A healthy and balanced plant-based diet

Eating a variety of foods keeps our meals interesting and flavourful while keeping healthy. We make things such as sweet potatos, butter beans, brown rice, cauliflower stew, lentil and edamame pasta, tofu and black beans, vegetable curry, tomato bolognase, brocolli, kale and spinach is usually incorperated in all of our meals.

Vegatables

We always offer a large amount and variety of vetables. Vegetables give your child energy, vitamins, anti-oxidents, fibre and water. They help protect your children and keep them healthy.

Fruits

Fresh fruits of all colours. Fruits are essential vitamins and minerals that are vital for your childs development and healthy growth. They help your child get an adaquate amount of potassium, keeping their blood pressure normal. Fruits are an exellent form for vitamin C, which helps boost your child's immune system and fight infections.

 

Whole grains

We use things such as whole wheat, brown rice, quinoa and foods made with them, such as whole-grain pasta and 100% whole-wheat bread. This is important as they have a gentler effect on blood sugar compared to white rice and bread. Whole grains are full of fibre, iron, nutrients, minerals and antioxidents. These types of foods aid digestion and metabolism. The nutrients in these foods keep our heart healthy. For all these reasons whole grains are great for kids!

Healthy protein

We choose beans, peas nuts, seeds, lentils, tofu, chickpeas, quinoa, protein-rich vegetables. Protein plays an essential role in many bodily functions, including recovery and recovery and repair of tissues in the muscles, skin, organs, blood, hair and nails.