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Offline stephenmiller

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Re: Menu Ideas
« Reply #15 on: December 05, 2012, 06:35:40 AM »
Most of the parents will not bother about what is there in the menu. They will just wish that what ever their child will eat that should be healthy and full of nutrients and protein. The most important their child should eat food because generally kids create more problem in taking food.

Offline Stubbynose

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Re: Menu Ideas
« Reply #16 on: December 12, 2012, 09:21:33 PM »
I have run a home daycare for over 24 years and have never had 1 issue regarding food. My parents are just thrilled I can get their kids to eat … I make food fun and healthy and the kids inhale it ,never have any complaints. I always have ample fresh fruits, cheese, and protein, and either crackers or homemade buns. We also have mac and cheese, stew, salads, grilled cheese, chicken fingers and french fries, spaghetti just to name a few.
I don't see anything wrong with home made frozen foods…honestly who does? It is home made food…better than some pre packaged high sodium food that has been pre packaged for months if not years! If a parent ever complained about frozen food my comment would be for them to bring their own food!! That simple….
I had surgery 2 years ago, I had asked the parents to bring lunches for that week as I could not make my usual lunches …no wonder they never complained…what some parents brought was almost unbelievable!! Some were nothing but processed crap!! and very little food was sent that I had to give the child more…they were starving!! I take pride in what I feed these kids….they enjoy lunch time and all plates are emptied…. score for us all!!
Snacks are great too…. we have baking days and they give suggestions as to what we should bake..cookies,muffins,pudding, and it served with fruit again. If we ran out of home made goodies then we either have pretzels, granola bars, cereal bars, apple sauce, or yogurt.
Never have troubles in the food department…kids are great suggestion givers…. they learn from the get go I don't have junk food around….they all enjoy us being healthy choosers!!
I even had the parents come to me and tell me what a great example I have been on their children..the kids even tell the parents to make better choices!! lol Too funny….
So keep it healthy and you will do great!!

Offline tea and cookies

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Re: Menu Ideas
« Reply #17 on: July 14, 2013, 02:18:35 PM »
French toast
In the batter I put the usual 3 eggs, 3% yougert and milk mix, one whole banana, hand full frozen berries, and cinnamon.  It makes a thicker creamier french toast that needs no sugar or syrup.  That with fruit salad and smoothies makes for our special last Friday of the month lunch.  I also use a magic bullet that the older ones love to help with.

Offline Margaret

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Re: Menu Ideas
« Reply #18 on: September 25, 2014, 12:12:27 AM »
 When it comes to the ideal meal for kids, parents are always confused regarding what to provide.  My kids used to hate oatmeals. However ever since they started having it from their daycare organisation at Toronto, they have loved to eat it! Confused with the odds happening, once I asked her daycare nanny why this was happening. Nanny told me that they tell kids that oatmeal has a special secret ingredient that was really capable of making the kids strong! This was indeed their tactic to get the kids eat. I wondered why yes, I could have used the same tactic at home !! Thanks to such cheering ideas from Weewatch !!  ;D

 

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