April 2019 Lunch and Snacks Menu

Avalon APRIL 2019 Lunch Calendar Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Same each week AM Snack Bagels and cream cheese Berry, Granola, and Greek Yogurt Mini Muffins (type varies per week) – always organic and whole grain Toast and bananas Fruit slices and hardboiled eggs
Week 1 Lunch Pasta Primavera and Caesar Salad Veggie burgers with mandarin orange slices and celery sticks Fruit, Veggie, and (cooked) fish “sushi” with salad Dino nuggets, mango slices, and green beans Cheese and veggie quesadilla, salad, and fruit
Vegetarian Option (already vegetarian) (already vegetarian) Omit fish Replace chicken nuggets with pita and hummus (already vegetarian)
Week 2 Lunch Mac N’ Cheese, fresh snap peas, and apple slices Sun-butter and jelly sandwiches with leafy greens salad Broccoli and Beef with Chinese cabbage salad Maple-glazed salmon, brown rice, broccoli, and pears Chicken Verde Tamales, asparagus, with mango and cucumbers
Vegetarian Option (already vegetarian) (already vegetarian) (replace beef with portobello mushroom) Replace salmon with baked sweet potato and toppings Vegetarian Tamale available
Week 3 Lunch Shells and white cheddar sauce with spring peas and caesar salad Dino Nuggets, apple and celery salad, and cinnamon squash Pork Tikka Masala with brown rice and fresh veggies Mini-pancakes (organic, whole grain) and banana berry smoothie (organic greek yogurt) Bean, cheese, rice,and  romaine super burritos
Vegetarian Option (already vegetarian) Replace chicken nuggets with Falafel nuggets (non pork option made) (already vegetarian) (already vegetarian)
Week 4 Lunch di Fiori “garden” pasta (lightly steamed veggies, olive oil, and parmesan” Turkey, cheese, & lettuce sandwich with fruit kebabs Vietnamese Spring rolls with fruit Baked Chicken Drumsticks, apple sauce, raw veggies w/ avocado dip “Taco Bar”, with corn-squash-bean mix, and fruit
Vegetarian Option (already vegetarian) Omit turkey (already vegetarian) Replace chicken with grilled polenta Vegetarian options available
Same each week PM Snack Whole grain crackers with seasonal fruit “ants on a log” (Celery w/ sun-butter and raisins) String cheese and fruit Turkey (or cheese) tortilla wraps Fruit and crackers
Children can finish food from home at arrival in the morning.  You can bring snacks and lunch from home (notice is appreciated for planning) as long as it follows the food policy in the childcare agreement; tuition remains the same. * Whole grains are used for noodles, bread, tortillas, rice, etc. (natural or organic used when possible)
*If there is any religious or health preclusion for eating a certain food, I will substitute an appropriate alternative. You must let me know in written advance.
*Fruit and Veggies are organic
*Meat is either organic or all-natural (no antibiotics or hormones).
*Milk is organic and lactose-free. It is offered at lunch and snack.  Spring water is the only alternative (no juice is served).
*Vegetarian Option lists the meat substitute and includes the sides offered in the regular lunch. Omissions or replacements always cooked separately.

Please refer to our Lunch and Snacks main page for more information.