Nutrition

Jelly Babies prides itself on the standard of  nutrition that we provide the children.
We have a wonderful chef that prepares the nutritious meals daily for the children.  She has had  two restaurants and 15 years experience in the food industry.
In true italian style Rosa’s flair for cooking is seen in the amazing dishes that she prepares for the children.
‘” I find it very rewarding to see their little faces waiting for their lunches and watching them enjoy every mouthful” ” My  heart fills with pride when they come to me with pasta sauce all over their faces and ask for a second helping”
“All these children are my future clients one day”
 
Top ten favourite foods on the Menu:
Pasta with Napolitana Sauce
Italian Meatballs with rice and Garden Veggies
Macaroni and Cheese with Bacon and Broccoli
Fish Cakes with rice and Veggies
Potato and Broccoli Soup
Crumbed Chicken and Roast Potato’s
Chicken Pie or Mince Pie
Butternut Soup
Hake in light Batter and Gardern Veggies

The five food groups:
The way to a healthy and nutritious eating plan is to keep a balanced diet with these 5 important food groups.

Dairy:  Calcium, which is important for strong, healthy bones. Not many other foods in our diet contain as much calcium as dairy products do.
Fruit:  Fruit provides vitamins, minerals, dietary fibre that helps the body stay healthy.
Grain (cereal) foods:  Wholegrain and/or high fibre varieties of breads, cereals, rice, pasta, noodles, etc. for energy and healthy digestive system.
Meat, poultry, fish, eggs, tofu, nuts and seeds: Protein is broken into amino acids which are the bodies building blocks, maintaining, developing and repairing the muscle tissue in the body.
Vegetables, legumes and beans: Vegetables should be the base of a meal.  The habit of eating vegetables should be formed from a young age.  Vegetables provide vitamins, minerals, dietary fibre to help the body stay healthy.