Honest Mum’s Weekly Meal Plan
- Tuna, sweetcorn and mayo sandwich on wholemeal bread
- Hummus with carrot sticks
- Chopped apple and black grapes (top tip – to keep the apple from browning a little squeeze of lemon juice will help)
- Hartley’s No Added Sugar Strawberry Jelly Pot.
- Pitta bread ‘pizzas’ spread with tomato puree and sprinkled with cheddar cheese and 1-2 sliced olives, grilled the night before and cut into wedges. You can alternate toppings adding chicken, ham, sweetcorn etc. I used to make these with my brother as a kid and remember the fun we had creating our own personalised pitta pizzas
- Red and green peppers.
- Chopped and de-seeded watermelon.
- Greek yoghurt with a drizzle of honey.
Nutrition fact: peppers are a source of vitamin C which can help support little ones’ immune systems.
- Brown pasta salad with chopped tomato and olive oil.
- A boiled egg.
- Sliced cherries.
- Hartley’s No Added Sugar Blackcurrant Jelly Pot
Nutrition fact: wholegrain foods like brown pasta are rich in fibre and some of the B vitamins like thiamine and vitamin B6 – these help to release energy from food.
- Sliced chicken, a little mayo and lettuce corn tortillas.
- Homemade coleslaw.
- Homemade gluten-free oat and coconut cookies (recipe here: http://honestmum.com/healthy-quick- and-simple- oat-and- coconut-cookies/).
- Chopped strawberries.
- Plain yoghurt with fresh fruit e.g. the blueberries left overnight in yoghurt sweeten and turn it purple without any added sugar.
Nutrition fact: oats are a good source of manganese which can help little ones to release the energy from the food they eat.
- A lentil and bean salad with sweetcorn and ham.
- Buttered rye crackers and slice of Edam cheese (or any cheese you have in the fridge).
- A banana.
- Sliced cucumbers.
- Hartley's No Added Sugar Raspberry Jelly Pot.
Nutrition fact: cheese is a good source of calcium which helps to keep little bones growing properly.