Menu for children 3-4 years

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Here is an example of a daily menu.



 

Read also: Feeding children, what they should eat from three years

 

Breakfast


Whole milk 1 cup
Dry biscuits 4-5
1 teaspoon sugar, or honey or sweet cocoa



Mid-morning snack


Wholemeal bread the size of their fist (about 1/3 of a Frenchie) with jam (3-4 teaspoons)



Lunch


Pasta or rice or other cereals, about 40g
plus fish or meat (as big as their palm) or an egg
plus fresh or cooked vegetables at least 50g
plus whole wheat bread a slice
plus a fresh fruit or fruit mousse
2 tablespoons oil to be used in this meal for raw dressing and / or cooking



Merenda

Crackers 1 packet + small fruit salad

or a yogurt or bread, butter and jam

Price


1) Single dish:
Pasta or rice or other cereals: about 40g
more legumes
plus fresh / cooked vegetables at least 50g
2 tablespoons oil to use in this meal for raw dressing
and / or for cooking

or:

2) First course in broth

Vegetable soup with rice or other cereals about 30 g

plus a small cheese or one or two slices of ham

plus fresh or cooked vegetables 50g

To maintain a balanced diet, it is recommended to divide the dishes over the week as follows:
meat: 2-3 times a week
fish: 2-3 times a week
legumes: 2-3 times a week
cheeses: 2-3 times a week
eggs: once a week
cold cuts: once a week

Water intake is also very important in children's diets, in this age group it is recommended to take 1300-1600 mL / day.

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