2017-W22 May 30th through June 2nd

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Reminder! On Thursday, have your child wear something red!

Spinach by Grow It! Try It! Like It! [USDA]

Children will look at spinach growing in the garden, have a spinach tasting party, eat spinach throughout the week, start spinach from seed, and continue to learn about MyPlate. They will spend time in the garden helping.

  • Focus Letter & Number: U, u, Y, y, 3
  • Focus Shape: Triangle
  • Focus Color: Red
  • Focus Food: Spinach

Grow It! Try It! Like It! by the USDA is a curriculum we use from May to October every year. Each month we focus on a different fruit or vegetable. May: Spinach. June: Strawberry. July: Cantaloupe. August: Peaches. September: Crookneck Squash. October: Sweet Potatoes. Learn more about the curricula we use at Two Wishes Child Care.


Breakfast: Oatmeal, Dried Fruit, Milk

Lunch: Chicken-Vegetable Stew [shredded chicken breast, tomato sauce, frozen spinach, peas and carrots], Homemade Sourdough Biscuits, Unsweetened Applesauce, Milk.

Snack: Celery, Peanut Butter


Breakfast: Sourdough Pancakes, Mixed Berry Sauce, Butter, 100% Pure Maple Syrup, Milk

Lunch: Whole Wheat Pasta, Ground Beef, Pasta Sauce, Green Beans, Milk

Snack:  Sweet Spinach Muffins, Milk


Breakfast: Dry Cereal [less than 6 grams of sugar per ounce], Bananas, Milk

Lunch: Southwestern Black Bean Salad, Spinach-Strawberry-Cantaloupe Salad, Homemade Sourdough Bread with Butter, Milk

Snack: Apple Slices, Cheddar Cheese Slices


Breakfast:Easy, Cheesy, Spinach Pie [spinach, cheddar cheese, fresh onions, garlic, biscuit mix, skim milk, egg replacer], Milk

Lunch: Asparagus, Green Lentils, and Poached Egg, Sourdough Bread topped with Fresh Tomatoes and Mozzarella, Milk.

Snack: Dilly Spinach Dip [spinach, cottage cheese, sour cream, dill, garlic powder, onion powder], Carrots, Broccoli, Cauliflower