Nutrition

Balanced diet fuels a flourishing mind.

We understand the importance of providing children with a balanced and nutritional diet to support their development and learning. Therefore, our menu has been created following the Canadian Daily Food Guide to ensure your child is provided with fresh, whole foods that supply nourishment.

Schoolhouse Montessori believes in cultivating a multi-cultural menu that offers delicious child-friendly tastes they will appreciate. Our food is freshly prepared onsite by a certified chef proficient in preparing food to ensure compliance with all health and safety guidelines.

Substitutes for allergens are provided at each meal. All cultural and religious dietary needs and preferences are catered, please contact us for details. Some restrictions may apply. 

Our menu consists of the following ingredients

Fruits and vegetables are an abundant source of vitamins and minerals that are important in keeping your child’s immune system strong and healthy while preventing the development of diseases later on in life.

Protein is vital in maintaining the healthy growth of our hair, skin, nails, and the maintenance of our internal organs. Our menu provides a healthy balance of proteins that will aid in your child’s ability to fight infections and grow to be healthy.

Whole grains are essential in providing your children with energy throughout the day. They are a rich source of fiber and essential minerals such as iron, magnesium, zinc, and potassium. Unrefined grains are also a fantastic source of vitamins such as vitamin E and vitamin B, which aids in promoting healthy brain functioning.

 

Healthy fats are essential in maximizing your child’s intelligence and aids in optimizing their brain functioning. Healthy fats such as omega-3 and omega-6 also help keep your child strong and healthy enough to prevent diseases.

Dairy is fundamental to your health and is essential for keeping your body functioning optimally.

Water is fundamental to your health and is essential for keeping your body functioning optimally. Therefore, ensuring your child is properly hydrated throughout the day is vital to ensuring they perform the best they can every day.