Sample Food menu for 6-year Old:

Breakfast 1 c. whole grain cereal*
½ c. skim or lowfat milk
½ banana
2 oz. whole grains
½ c. dairy
½ c. fruit
Snack 1 large celery stick with 1 T. light cream cheese or almond butter and 1 T. raisins ¼ c. vegetables
½ oz. meat/beans
¼ c. fruit
Lunch 1 c. skim milk
Whole wheat pita with 1 thick slice (2 oz.) roasted chicken, ¼ avocado, 5 slices cucumber, and 1 leaf lettuce, and honey-mustard
1 medium orange
1 c. dairy
2 oz. whole grains
2 oz. roast chicken ¾ c. vegetables
¾ c. fruit
Snack ½ c. sliced apple and ½ c. cinnamon-sprinkled plain yogurt ½ c. fruit
½ c. dairy
Dinner ½ baked sweet potato
½ c. broccoli—raw with low fat salad dressing or steamed with 1 T. grated parmesan cheese
2 oz. herb-marinated grilled lean steak** or tempeh
1 whole wheat roll
1 c. vegetables
2 oz. meat/beans
1 oz. whole grains


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