Curious Explorers

Curious Explorers ensures all children to receive a healthy balanced diet and to be educated in a healthy lifestyle.

We plan varied menus for meals and snacks in advance, which include different tastes, colours and textures of food and take into consideration seasonality, sustainability and the impact on the environment. Staff with appropriate skills plan menus so that all the children are offered varied and balanced food and drink.

Winter Menu

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Week 1

 

Breakfast

Lunch

Tea

Monday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Spaghetti Bolognaise

Served with green beans

 

Sticky toffee pudding

Homemade Vegetable soup served with bread and butter

 

Apple slices

Tuesday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Toad in the hole

Served with seasonal vegetables

 

Natural Greek yogurt

Blackberry compote

Homemade cheese scones

Served with carrot sticks

 

Fruit flapjack

 

Wednesday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Chick pea and vegetable curry

Served with rice

 

Banana custard

Cheese, ham and potato bake

 

Melon slices

Thursday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Homemade fish pie

Served with peas

 

Orange and pear slices

Crumpets with marmite

Served with peppers

 

Jam coconut sponge

Friday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Homemade chicken and mushroom pie

Served with broccoli and carrots

 

Berries and ice cream

Scrambled eggs on toast

 

Grapes and cheese

 

Week 2

 

Breakfast

Lunch

Tea

Monday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Homemade tomato and vegetable pasta

 

Pineapple slices

Jacket potatoes with tuna mayonnaise

 

Fromage Frais

Tuesday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Chicken and mushroom risotto

Served with French beans

 

Courgette cake

Warm sausage rolls

with baby new potatoes

 

Banana slices

 

Wednesday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Homemade fish cakes

Served with wedges and baked beans

Cinnamon poached pears

With crème fraiche

Tomato soup

Served with garlic bread

 

Satsuma and grapes

 

Thursday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Homemade chilli con carne

Served with rice

 

Apple crumble and custard

Toasted English muffin topped with cherry tomatoes and cheese

Shortbread biscuit

 

Friday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

Fresh fruit

Sausage and mash in gravy served seasonal vegetables

 

Natural yogurt with dried fruit

Cheese and broccoli quiche served with carrot

 

Ginger cake

Week 3

 

Breakfast

Lunch

Tea

Monday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Fish fingers

Served with mashed potatoes and peas

 

Banana loaf

Welsh rarebit

Served and peppers

 

 Natural Yogurt

Tuesday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Chicken hotpot

Served with seasonal root vegetables

Sliced pear and melon

Macaroni Cheese

 

Oaty cookies

 

Wednesday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Bean and vegetable tagine

Served with mashed potato

 

Winter berry cheesecake

Homemade mackerel pate with cracker bread and tomatoes

Pineapple slices

Thursday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Spaghetti with turkey meatballs in tomato sauce

 

Baked apples

Jacket potato with ham and cheese

 

Carrot cake

Friday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Ham, eggs and chips

Served with peas

 

 Raisin flapjack

Homemade leek and potato soup

Served with crusty bread

Fresh Fruit salad

 

Week 4

 

Breakfast

Lunch

Tea

Monday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Chicken and vegetable stir fry served with noodles

 

Fresh Fruit salad

Quiche Lorraine

Serve with Cucumber

 

Berry brownies

Tuesday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Cottage pie

served with broccoli

 

Cinnamon rice pudding

Crumpets with marmite

Served with carrots and red peppers

 

Natural Yogurt

Wednesday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Traditional roast dinner

Served with carrots and cabbage

 

Warm plum and orange salad

Beans on toast

 

Ginger bread

Thursday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Homemade vegetarian lasagne

 

Pineapple upside down cake

Minestrone soup

 

Melon slices

Friday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Homemade fish and vegetable  curry

Served with brown rice

Berry Sorbet

Creamy Quorn pasta

 

Apple and pear slices