We are right in the midst of a controversy that has been increasing as the economic crisis has advanced and have increased the prices of dining rooms in schools, especially for the savings that means for many families that the little ones do not eat in the dining room of the school.
The savings? Most specialists estimate it between 55 to 120 euros every month, which means a saving of between 660 and 1440 euros per year.
And in this sense, the tupper it has been constituted as one of the main options. As long as, of course, some of the most important ones are followed recommendations for school tuppers , especially when it comes to increasing food safety (to avoid possible food poisoning that may occur with cross-contamination), and get a good nutritional balance .
If you have doubts in relation to what are the best foods for school tuppers we offer you below a list of the most recommended foods, to include in the tupper of your little ones every day.
What are the most recommended foods for the school tupper?
- Vegetables and vegetables : must be present at every meal, every day of the week. They can become a good starter, or as a side dish accompanying a second.
- Alternating some food groups : as pasta, vegetables, potatoes, rice and vegetables in the first courses.
- For the second courses : the best options are meats, white and blue fish, birds and eggs.
- fruit : it becomes one of the healthiest options as a dessert.
What foods are not recommended?
- Fried : food and fried dishes are not a good option neither for the tupper nor for the feeding of the child, especially from a nutritional and gastronomic point of view. It is an extremely fat, caloric and unhealthy option.
- Sweet : although a sweet does not hurt, they are not advisable options in the diet of a small one, especially because you can get used to asking for them and you could ask for a sweet every day and stop eating other healthier options. It is better to eliminate or reduce the sweets by other equally sweet options, as is the case of fruits.
- Candies and sweets : it happens practically the same as with sweets. They are caloric options that only add empty calories and they do not provide essential nutrients essential for the child.