5 day menu of a healthy and balanced menu
Meat/chicken cury rice with veg. fruits yogurt whole grain crackers or a toast with peanut butter
Chick peas curry with potatoes. Chappati
Ham Sandwich with salad, olives fruit Cashew nuts or fruits with milk
Yogurt with cucumbers and tomatoes
Egg on toast
Stuffed veg.nan bread served with set yogurt dip of cucumbers and tomatoes cheese milk fruit Lentils
Mixed veg. chappati/rice salad
Sandwiches with various fillings cut fruit
Cream of chicken soup salad bread
Milk yogurt veg.pilao rice set yogurts salad Milk
Chicken curry with rice / chappati, salad
Substitutes for dietary requirements
** ALL MEALS ARE PROVIDED WITH
WATER OR JUICE/MILK.
Look at page 393 – 396 of your candidate handbook for information on the different sources of nutrition that a child requires it also lists the requirements of the governments drive to a healthier diet for children through Schools Food Trust. Using the back of this sheet draw a healthy plate that will identify the nutritional requirements of a child. Ask you tutor if you do not understand what you have to do.
Dietary requirements of children and young people
Their food beliefs and foods they can or cannot eat
Usually vegetarians. They can have milk and dairy products.Their festivals include fasting at times.
So usually no meat/eggs are eaten.
No pork,shellfish or rabbit.
Meat must be kosher.
Meat and dairy food must not be cooked and eaten together.
Can be vegetarian by choice but are allowed meat if it means survival.
Meat is generally killed by one blow(Jhatka).
Nothing as such is prohibited.
Eat only Halal meat.
Don’t eat pork .
They observe regular fastings in the month of Ramadan.
generally eat anything which is naturally available with the exceptions of shellfish and pork.
They don’t have any food preservative ,colour or flavor added foods.
Thyme is used as a substitute to salt and coconut milk is a basic ingredient.
Cooking is generally done in earthen ware and metal utensils are prohibited.
.Alcohol and beverages containing caffeine prohibited • Moderation in all foods • Fasting practiced
Believe in the last supper and have bread and wine.
Meats are restricted.
Foods that they do not eat
No meats,poultry or fish. At times not even eggs.Milk and cheese can be eaten.
No animal or animal products are eaten including milk or cheese.
Food allergies and allergic reactions – Medical conditions
Reaction could be
Could be life threatening as it causes a sudden drop in blood pressure Anaphlaxis. and the person allergic to pea nuts could be prescribed an Epinephrine which needs to be carried with them at all times.
Lactose/Milk or dairy
can cause immediate wheezing, hives and vomiting. In case if a person has lactose intolerance then they might feel abdominal cramps, bloating, constipation or diarrhoea.