Fountain City Montessori have both summer and winter food menus. These change over when daylight savings rolls over. You can view or download the menu below, which is currently in summer.

 

Winter Menu - Nido Stage 1 & 2

Week 1 Menu

Stage 1 - approx 4-6 mths
Stage 2 - approx 7-8 mths

Monday
Stage 1 Lunch: puree; beef, rice,carrot
Stage 1 Daily Snack: puree apple & baby rice

Stage 2 Lunch: mashed; beef, rice, carrot, cabbage
Stage 2 Morning Snack: grated apple & yoghurt
Stage 2 Afternoon Snack: plain bread (no crust)

Tuesday
Stage 1 Lunch: puree; lentils, potato, peas
Stage 1 Daily Snack: puree banana & baby rice

Stage 2 Lunch: mashed; lentils, potato, peas, spinach
Stage 2 Morning Snack: mashed banana & custard
Stage 2 Afternoon Snack: grated cheese

Wednesday
Stage 1 Lunch: puree; chicken, pasta, pumpkin
Stage 1 Daily Snack: puree pear & baby rice

Stage 2 Lunch: mashed; chicken, pasta, pumpkin, broccoli
Stage 2 Morning Snack: grated pear & yoghurt
Stage 2 Afternoon Snack: cottage cheese

Thursday
Stage 1 Lunch: puree: lamb, kumara, courgette
Stage 1 Daily Snack: puree peach & baby rice

Stage 2 Lunch: mashed; lamb, kumara, courgette, corn
Stage 2 Morning Snack: mashed peach & custard
Stage 2 Afternoon Snack: plain cracker (corn thin)

Friday
Stage 1 Lunch: puree; salmon, potato, spinach
Stage 1 Daily Snack: puree apricot & baby rice

Stage 2 Lunch: mashed; salmon, potato, spinach, beans
Stage 2 Morning Snack: mashed apricot & yoghurt
Stage 2 Afternoon Snack: grated cheese

Week 2 Menu

Stage 1 - approx 4-6 mths
Stage 2 - approx 7-8 mths

Monday
Stage 1 Lunch: puree; lamb, potato, pumpkin
Stage 1 Daily Snack: puree banana & baby rice

Stage 2 Lunch: mashed; lamb, potato, pumpkin, broccoli
Stage 2 Morning Snack: mashed banana & custard
Stage 2 Afternoon Snack: cottage cheese

Tuesday
Stage 1 Lunch: puree; tuna, kumara, courgette
Stage 1 Daily Snack: puree peach & baby rice

Stage 2 Lunch: mashed; tuna, kumara, courgette, cabbage
Stage 2 Morning Snack: grated peach & custard
Stage 2 Afternoon Snack: plain cracker (corn thin)

Wednesday
Stage 1 Lunch: puree; beef, pasta, carrot
Stage 1 Daily Snack: puree apple & baby rice

Stage 2 Lunch: mashed; beef, pasta, carrot, cauliflower
Stage 2 Morning Snack: mashed apple & yoghurt
Stage 2 Afternoon Snack: grated cheese

Thursday
Stage 1 Lunch: puree: chicken, rice, spinach
Stage 1 Daily Snack: puree pear & baby rice

Stage 2 Lunch: mashed; chicken, rice, spinach, beans
Stage 2 Morning Snack: grated pear & yoghurt
Stage 2 Afternoon Snack: cottage cheese

Friday
Stage 1 Lunch: puree; chickpeas, kumara, peas
Stage 1 Daily Snack: puree banana & baby rice

Stage 2 Lunch: mashed; chickpeas, kumara, peas,corn
Stage 2 Morning Snack: mashed banana & custard
Stage 2 Afternoon Snack: plain bread (no crust)

Week 3 Menu

Stage 1 - approx 4-6 mths
Stage 2 - approx 7-8 mths

Monday
Stage 1 Lunch: puree; beef, rice,carrot
Stage 1 Daily Snack: puree apple & baby rice

Stage 2 Lunch: mashed; beef, rice, carrot, cabbage
Stage 2 Morning Snack: grated apple & yoghurt
Stage 2 Afternoon Snack: plain bread (no crust)

Tuesday
Stage 1 Lunch: puree; lentils, potato, peas
Stage 1 Daily Snack: puree banana & baby rice

Stage 2 Lunch: mashed; lentils, potato, peas, spinach
Stage 2 Morning Snack: mashed banana & custard
Stage 2 Afternoon Snack: grated cheese

Wednesday
Stage 1 Lunch: puree; chicken, pasta, pumpkin
Stage 1 Daily Snack: puree pear & baby rice

Stage 2 Lunch: mashed; chicken, pasta, pumpkin, broccoli
Stage 2 Morning Snack: grated pear & yoghurt
Stage 2 Afternoon Snack: cottage cheese

Thursday
Stage 1 Lunch: puree: lamb, kumara, courgette
Stage 1 Daily Snack: puree peach & baby rice

Stage 2 Lunch: mashed; lamb, kumara, courgette, corn
Stage 2 Morning Snack: mashed peach & custard
Stage 2 Afternoon Snack: plain cracker (corn thin)

Friday
Stage 1 Lunch: puree; salmon, potato, spinach
Stage 1 Daily Snack: puree apricot & baby rice

Stage 2 Lunch: mashed; salmon, potato, spinach, beans
Stage 2 Morning Snack: mashed apricot & yoghurt
Stage 2 Afternoon Snack: grated cheese

Week 4 Menu

Stage 1 - approx 4-6 mths
Stage 2 - approx 7-8 mths

Monday
Stage 1 Lunch: puree; lamb, potato, pumpkin
Stage 1 Daily Snack: puree banana & baby rice

Stage 2 Lunch: mashed; lamb, potato, pumpkin, broccoli
Stage 2 Morning Snack: mashed banana & custard
Stage 2 Afternoon Snack: cottage cheese

Tuesday
Stage 1 Lunch: puree; tuna, kumara, courgette
Stage 1 Daily Snack: puree peach & baby rice

Stage 2 Lunch: mashed; tuna, kumara, courgette, cabbage
Stage 2 Morning Snack: grated peach & custard
Stage 2 Afternoon Snack: plain cracker (corn thin)

Wednesday
Stage 1 Lunch: puree; beef, pasta, carrot
Stage 1 Daily Snack: puree apple & baby rice

Stage 2 Lunch: mashed; beef, pasta, carrot, cauliflower
Stage 2 Morning Snack: mashed apple & yoghurt
Stage 2 Afternoon Snack: grated cheese

Thursday
Stage 1 Lunch: puree: chicken, rice, spinach
Stage 1 Daily Snack: puree pear & baby rice

Stage 2 Lunch: mashed; chicken, rice, spinach, beans
Stage 2 Morning Snack: grated pear & yoghurt
Stage 2 Afternoon Snack: cottage cheese

Friday
Stage 1 Lunch: puree; chickpeas, kumara, peas
Stage 1 Daily Snack: puree banana & baby rice

Stage 2 Lunch: mashed; chickpeas, kumara, peas,corn
Stage 2 Morning Snack: mashed banana & custard
Stage 2 Afternoon Snack: plain bread (no crust)
 

Winter Menu - Nido Stage 3 & 4

Week 1 Menu

Monday
Breakfast: cereal & toast selection
Morning Tea: fruit/vegetable platter
Lunch: Beef Stir-Fry (beef, rice, courgette, capsicum, beans, onion)
Lunch Grain: cheesy toast fingers
Afternoon Tea: Corn Thins with Cucumber accompanied by fruit/yoghurt

Tuesday
Breakfast: cereal & toast selection
Morning Tea: fruit/vegetable platter
Lunch: Scalloped Potato (potato, lentils, corn, carrot, tomato, onion, cheese sauce, fresh breadcrumbs, cheese)
Lunch Grain: toasted pita bread
Afternoon Tea: Mini Pickle and Cottage Cheese Sandwiches accompanied by fruit/yoghurt

Wednesday
Breakfast: cereal & toast selection
Morning Tea: fruit/vegetable platter
Lunch: Creamy Chicken Pasta (chicken, pasta, carrot, beans, mushrooms, cheese sauce)
Lunch Grain: grilled italian bread
Afternoon Tea: Hummus with Corn Thins accompanied by fruit/yoghurt

Thursday
Breakfast: cereal & toast selection
Morning Tea: fruit/vegetable platter
Lunch: Lamb & Kumara Couscous (lamb, kumara, couscous, tomato, pea, leek,)
Lunch Grain: buttered bread triangles
Afternoon Tea: Pita Pizza accompanied by fruit/yoghurt

Friday
Breakfast: cereal & toast selection
Morning Tea: fruit/vegetable platter
Lunch: Salmon & Potato Hash Browns (salmon, potato, leek, pumpkin, courgette, capsicum, cheese) served with relish
Lunch Grain: baked buffet rolls
Afternoon Tea: Baked Bean and Cheese Toasted Sandwiches accompanied by fruit/yoghurt

Week 2 Menu

Monday
Breakfast: cereal & toast selection
Morning Tea: fruit/vegetable platter
Lunch: Lamb and Potato Casserole (lamb, potato, carrot, beans, broccoli, lentils, onion)
Lunch Grain: toast fingers
Afternoon Tea: Cream Crackers with Cheese accompanied by fruit/yoghurt

Tuesday
Breakfast: cereal & toast selection
Morning Tea: fruit/vegetable platter
Lunch: Tuna Fish Pie (tuna, kumara, chickpea, silverbeet, corn, white sauce, cheese, fresh breadcrumbs)
Lunch Grain: grilled italian bread circles
Afternoon Tea: Sweetcorn & Cheese Toasted Scrolls accompanied by fruit/yoghurt

Wednesday
Breakfast: cereal & toast selection
Morning Tea: fruit/vegetable platter
Lunch: Beef & Noodle Stir-Fry (beef, spaghetti noodles,capsicum, onion, broccoli, cauliflower)
Lunch Grain: black bean & cheese toasted sandwiches
Afternoon Tea: Apple Fritters accompanied by fruit/yoghurt

Thursday
Breakfast: cereal & toast selection
Morning Tea: fruit/vegetable platter
Lunch: One Pot Creamy Chicken & Rice (chicken, rice, spinach, courgette, pea, leek, white sauce)
Lunch Grain: toast triangles
Afternoon Tea: Tortilla Chips with Hummus accompanied by fruit/yoghurt

Friday
Breakfast: cereal & toast selection
Morning Tea: fruit/vegetable platter
Lunch: Thick Vegetable Soup (red lentils, yellow lentils, onion, kumara, pumpkin, parsnip)
Lunch Grain: cheesy tortilla wedges
Afternoon Tea: Lettuce & Hummus Sandwiches accompanied by fruit/yoghurt

Week 3 Menu

Monday
Breakfast: cereal & toast selection
Morning Tea: fruit/vegetable platter
Lunch: Beef & Vegetable Casserole (beef, potato, kumara, parsnip, pumpkin, celery, bean)
Lunch Grain: toasted pita bread
Afternoon Tea: Spaghetti & Cheese Toasted Sandwiches accompanied by fruit/yoghurt

Tuesday
Breakfast: cereal & toast selection
Morning Tea: fruit/vegetable platter
Lunch: Vegetable Quesadillas (tortilla wraps, spinach, corn, beans, capsicum, black beans, cheese)
Lunch Grain: grilled italian bread circles
Afternoon Tea: Cheesy Toast Fingers accompanied by fruit/yoghurt

Wednesday
Breakfast: cereal & toast selection
Morning Tea: fruit/vegetable platter
Lunch: Chicken & Noodle Stir-Fry (chicken, pasta noodles, capsicum, carrot, courgette, mung beans)
Lunch Grain: buttered bread squares
Afternoon Tea: Hummus with Carrot & Cheese Sticks accompanied by fruit/yoghurt

Thursday
Breakfast: cereal & toast selection
Morning Tea: fruit/vegetable platter
Lunch: Lamb Nachos (lamb, lentils, corn, peas, onion, tomato, pumpkin) served with yoghurt & cheese
Lunch Grain: tortilla ‘chips’ (homemade)
Afternoon Tea: Corn Thins with Cucumber accompanied by fruit/yoghurt

Friday
Breakfast: cereal & toast selection
Morning Tea: fruit/vegetable platter
Lunch: Creamy Salmon Pasta (salmon, pasta, courgette, carrot, broccoli, cheese sauce)
Lunch Grain: toast triangles
Afternoon Tea: Vegetarian Sushi (celery, carrot) accompanied by fruit/yoghurt

Week 4 Menu

Monday
Breakfast: cereal & toast selection
Morning Tea: fruit/vegetable platter
Lunch: Lamb Curry (lamb, potato, chickpea, pea, cauliflower, capsicum, coconut milk)
Lunch Grain: buttered bread
Afternoon Tea: Pita Pizza accompanied by fruit/yoghurt

Tuesday
Breakfast: cereal & toast selection
Morning Tea: fruit/vegetable platter
Lunch: Tuna Salad (tuna, vermicelli, carrot, courgette, cabbage, mung bean)
Lunch Grain: grilled italian bread circles
Afternoon Tea: Cottage Cheese & Carrot Sandwiches accompanied by fruit/yoghurt

Wednesday
Breakfast: cereal & toast selection
Morning Tea: fruit/vegetable platter
Lunch: Beef Stroganoff (beef, mushroom, tomato, cauliflower, broccoli, coconut milk) served over potato mash
Lunch Grain: toast fingers
Afternoon Tea: Hummus with Crackers & Cheese accompanied by fruit/yoghurt

Thursday
Breakfast: cereal & toast selection
Morning Tea: fruit/vegetable platter
Lunch: Thick Chicken Soup (chicken, split peas, celery, carrot, corn) served with pea puree
Lunch Grain: baked buffet rolls
Afternoon Tea: Cheesy Tortilla Wedges accompanied by fruit/yoghurt

Friday
Breakfast: cereal & toast selection
Morning Tea: fruit/vegetable platter
Lunch: Kumara Bake (kumara, courgette, carrot, pumpkin, onion, white sauce, fresh breadcrumbs, cheese)
Lunch Grain: toasted pita bread
Afternoon Tea: Apple Fritters accompanied by fruit/yoghurt
 

Winter Menu - Young Community and Casa

Week 1 Menu

Monday
Breakfast: Cereals/Toast
Morning Tea: Fruit/Vegetable Platter
Lunch: Beef Casserole (beef, potato, carrot, beans, lentils, onions, corn)
Lunch Grain: Cheesy Toast Fingers
Afternoon Tea: Banana Bran Muffins accompanied by fruit/yoghurt

Tuesday
Breakfast: Cereals/Toast
Morning Tea: Fruit/Vegetable Platter
Lunch: Hearty Bean & Chilli Quesadillas (wholegrain wraps, spinach, black beans, 4 bean mix, onion, corn, cheese)
Lunch Grain: Toasted Pita Bread
Afternoon Tea: Tomato & Lettuce Sandwiches accompanied by fruit/yoghurt

Wednesday
Breakfast: Cereals/Toast
Morning Tea: Fruit/Vegetable Platter
Lunch: Chicken Soup (chicken, potato, peas, carrot, celery, onion, coconut milk)
Lunch Grain: Grilled Grainy Buns
Afternoon Tea: Hummus with Cheese Sticks and Crackers accompanied by fruit/yoghurt

Thursday
Breakfast: Cereals/Toast
Morning Tea: Fruit/Vegetable Platter
Lunch: Lamb Curry with Rice (lamb, courgette, onion, green beans, yellow beans, tomatoes, brown rice)
Lunch Grain: Buttered Bread Triangles
Afternoon Tea: Pita Pizza accompanied by fruit/yoghurt

Friday
Breakfast: Cereals/Toast
Morning Tea: Fruit/Vegetable Platter
Lunch: Creamy Salmon & Pasta Bake (salmon, broccoli, pasta, onion, tomato, carrot, white sauce, breadcrumbs, cheese)
Lunch Grain: Baked Buffet Rolls
Afternoon Tea: Corn Thins with Cucumber accompanied by fruit/yoghurt

Week 2 Menu

Monday
Breakfast: Cereals/Toast
Morning Tea: Fruit/Vegetable Platter
Lunch: Shepards Pie (lamb, carrot, capsicum, onion, cauliflower, tomato, mushroom, potato, cheese)
Lunch Grain: Toast Fingers
Afternoon Tea: Carrot & Bran Muffins accompanied by fruit/yoghurt

Tuesday
Breakfast: Cereals/Toast
Morning Tea: Fruit/Vegetable Platter
Lunch: Tuna Pizza (tuna, tortilla wraps, tomato, lentils, peas, cheese)
Lunch Grain: Buttered Bread Squares
Afternoon Tea: Hummus & Vege Platter accompanied by fruit/yoghurt

Wednesday
Breakfast: Cereals/Toast
Morning Tea: Fruit/Vegetable Platter
Lunch: Spaghetti Bolognaise (beef, carrot, onion, corn, tomato, courgette, spaghetti pasta)
Lunch Grain: Toasted Italian Bread Circles
Afternoon Tea: Cheese & Bean Toasted Sandwiches accompanied by fruit/yoghurt

Thursday
Breakfast: Cereals/Toast
Morning Tea: Fruit/Vegetable Platter
Lunch: Chicken Nachos (chicken, corn, lentils, peas, capsicum, mushroom, cheese, yoghurt)
Lunch Grain: Tortilla Chips (homemade)
Afternoon Tea: Cheese on Corn Thins accompanied by fruit/yoghurt

Friday
Breakfast: Cereals/Toast
Morning Tea: Fruit/Vegetable Platter
Lunch: Split Pea Soup (potato, kumara, split peas, capsicum, parsnip, onion)
Lunch Grain: Cheese Sandwiches
Afternoon Tea: Breads & Dip accompanied by fruit/yoghurt

Week 3 Menu

Monday
Breakfast: Cereals/Toast
Morning Tea: Fruit/Vegetable Platter
Lunch: Stir-Fry Beef Noodles (beef, pasta, mushroom, capsicum, beans, courgette, cauliflower)
Lunch Grain: Cheesy Toast Fingers
Afternoon Tea: Stuffed Tortilla Wedges accompanied by fruit/yoghurt

Tuesday
Breakfast: Cereals/Toast
Morning Tea: Fruit/Vegetable Platter
Lunch: Stuffed Pumpkin Soup (pumpkin, butter beans, onion, chickpeas, lentils, kumara, potato)
Lunch Grain: Baked Bread Rolls
Afternoon Tea: Pita Pizza accompanied by fruit/yoghurt

Wednesday
Breakfast: Cereals/Toast
Morning Tea: Fruit/Vegetable Platter
Lunch: Chicken Curry & Rice (chicken, onion, rice, carrot, peas, corn)
Lunch Grain: Toasted Pita Bread
Afternoon Tea: Dip & Brown Rice Cakes accompanied by fruit/yoghurt

Thursday
Breakfast: Cereals/Toast
Morning Tea: Fruit/Vegetable Platter
Lunch: Lamb Nachos (lamb, lentils, carrot, leek, capsicum, parsnip) served with cheese and yoghurt
Lunch Grain: Tortilla Chips
Afternoon Tea: Bran & Blueberry Muffins accompanied by fruit/yoghurt

Friday
Breakfast: Cereals/Toast
Morning Tea: Fruit/Vegetable Platter
Lunch: Creamy Salmon & Cottage Cheese Wraps (salmon, cottage cheese, spinach, corn, cucumber)
Lunch Grain: Buttered Bread Squares
Afternoon Tea: Hummus & Cheese & Carrot Sticks accompanied by fruit/yoghurt

Week 4 Menu

Monday
Breakfast: Cereals/Toast
Morning Tea: Fruit/Vegetable Platter
Lunch: Lamb Casserole (lamb, potato, carrot, beans, mushroom, courgette, onion)
Lunch Grain: Buttered Bread
Afternoon Tea: Cheese & Grain Platter accompanied by fruit/yoghurt

Tuesday
Breakfast: Cereals/Toast
Morning Tea: Fruit/Vegetable Platter
Lunch: Tuna Pasta Bake (tuna, pasta, cauliflower, pumpkin, leek, white sauce, breadcrumbs, cheese)
Lunch Grain: Grilled Italian Bread Circles
Afternoon Tea: Hummus & Vegetable Sticks accompanied by fruit/yoghurt

Wednesday
Breakfast: Cereals/Toast
Morning Tea: Fruit/Vegetable Platter
Lunch: Chicken Curry & Rice (chicken, onion, rice, carrot, peas, corn)
Lunch Grain: Toasted Pita Bread
Afternoon Tea: Corn Thins with Cucumber accompanied by fruit/yoghurt

Thursday
Breakfast: Cereals/Toast
Morning Tea: Fruit/Vegetable Platter
Lunch: Lamb Nachos (lamb, lentils, carrot, leek, capsicum, parsnip) served with cheese and yoghurt
Lunch Grain: Tortilla Chips
Afternoon Tea: Cottage Cheese Sandwiches accompanied by fruit/yoghurt

Friday
Breakfast: Cereals/Toast
Morning Tea: Fruit/Vegetable Platter
Lunch: Leek, Pea & Broccoli Soup (leek, pea, broccoli, lentil, capsicum, potato)
Lunch Grain: Garlic bread
Afternoon Tea: Mini Wraps accompanied by fruit/yoghurt