Nutritious Food for Autumn

18 May 2022

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At Treetops, we are committed to providing tamariki with healthy and positive nutritional habits to ensure they have the best possible start in life. Our Autumn menu is perfect for the cooler weather and seasonal changes. Here are two recipes for you to try at home.

Nutritious food for autumn

Chicken Mince Curry with Potato, Carrots, and Capsicum

 Nutricious Food for Autumn


* 1 kg chicken mince 

* 1 can of coconut milk

 * 1 tablespoon curry powder

 * 1 tsp chicken stock powder

 * 2 carrots, diced

 * 1 capsicum, diced

 * 3 potatoes, diced

 * 1 tsp onion and garlic for sauteeing


1. Saute garlic and onion in a pan

2. Add the chicken and let it simmer for one minute

3. Add the potatoes, carrots, and capsicum, and simmer until cooked

4. Add the curry powder and chicken stock powder and mix. 

5. Add the coconut milk.

6. Let it cook for 15 minutes or until ready.


Spaghetti Bolognese

Nutritious Food for Autumn


* 1 kg spaghetti noodles

* 1 bottle Passata tomato sauce 

* 1 kg minced beef

* 1 cup grated carrots

* 1 onion, diced

* 1 tsp garlic, minced

* 1 cup cooking cream

* 1 tsp beef stock powder

* 2 cups grated cheese


1. Saute onion and garlic, then add the minced beef.

2. When beef is almost cooked, add the grated carrots and tomato sauce.

3. Pour in the cooking cream and let it simmer for 15 minutes.

4. Garnish with cheese.

5. Serve and enjoy.