Healthy Habits

Sample menu for a 6- to 7-year-old

Breakfast

1 whole-grain waffle topped with 2 Tbs. fruit spread and 1 Tbs. raisins

1/4 cup berries

1 cup low-fat milk

Morning Snack

3/4 cup low-fat yogurt

water

Lunch

2 Tbs. peanut butter and 1 Tbs. jelly on 2 pieces whole-wheat bread

1 apple

10 baby carrots

Water

Afternoon Snack

10 baked tortilla chips topped with 2 Tbs. fat-free refried beans

1/2 cup 100% juice or water

Dinner

3/4 cup pasta topped with 1/4 cup tomato sauce, 2 oz. chicken or fish, 1/4 cup broccoli, and 2 Tbs. parmesan cheese

1/2 cup salad with favorite dressing

1 cup low-fat milk

Dessert

1/2 cup raspberry sorbet topped with sliced peaches

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