Nutrition & What’s on the Menu

Rainbow Nursery is committed to providing healthy, nutritious and tasty food and drinks for children throughout the day.

We recognize the importance of healthy eating and a balanced nutritious diet. We respect each child’s individual dietary and cultural needs and meals are prepared following parental requests.
We have a rolling menu of lunches and teas as well as snacks, offering choices of fresh fruit and vegetables

Sample Menus

Rainbow Nursery Sample Lunch Menu

 
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Week one Roast chicken dinner with roast potatoes and a selection of vegetablesRaspberry/apricot yogurts Penne Pasta tossed in a creamy tomato sauce with mixed peppersHomemade banana bread Italian Beef lasagna with garlic breadStrawberry jelly Fisherman’s pie with broccoli and cauliflowerFruit fool Mild Mexican beef chilli and riceRaspberry/apricot yogurts
Week two Hearty cheese and onion pasta bakeRaspberry/apricot yogurts Ocean pie with homemade parsley sauce and peasFruit fool Succulent and wholesome chicken a la kingHomemade banana bread Beef spaghetti bolognaise with garlic breadRaspberry/apricot yogurts Rustic cottage pie with a selection of vegetablesStrawberry jelly
Week three Creamy Tuna and sweet corn pasta bakeFruit fools Autumn beef casserole with carrots, parsnips and swedeRaspberry/apricot yogurts Roast turkey dinner with roast potatoes and a selection of vegetablesStrawberry jelly Tomato and mixed pepper risottoHomemade banana bread Chicken, broccoli and mushroom pasta medleyRaspberry/apricot yogurts

Rainbow Nursery Sample Afternoon Tea Menu

 
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Week one A selection of freshly made sandwiches with cucumber and cheese batons Cracker bread with a selection of fillings with carrot and cheese batons A selection of freshly made sandwiches with cucumber and cheese batons Sliced pitta bread with a cheese and chive dip served with carrot and cheese batons A selection of freshly made sandwiches with cucumber and cheese batons
Week two Lemon and raisin pancakes with carrot and cheese batons A selection of freshly made sandwiches with cucumber and cheese batons Cracker bread with a selection of fillings with carrot and cheese batons A selection of freshly made sandwiches with cucumber and cheese batons Sliced pitta bread with a cheese and chive dip served with carrot and cheese batons
Week three A selection of freshly made sandwiches with cucumber and cheese batons Lemon and raisin pancakes with carrot and cheese batons A selection of freshly made sandwiches with cucumber and cheese batons Cracker bread with a selection of fillings with carrot and cheese batons A selection of freshly made sandwiches with cucumber and cheese batons

Afternoon tea is served with a fresh fruit salad