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Food List

Bert and Ernie’s is a nut-free campus!

Below is a list of foods that Bert and Ernie’s Preschool suggests for the indicated meal time. This list is meant to be a handful of suggestions and is by no means exhaustive. The following foods adhere to both our sugar and nut-free policies. Every room has access to a microwave to heat up lunches for your child. 


  • Yogurt
  • Bagel with cream cheese or nut-butter alternative (Sunbutter or Wow butter)
  • Hard-boiled egg
  • Oatmeal 
  • Fresh fruit 
  • Cereal (Kix, Original Cheerios, Chex)


  • Sandwich (meat and cheese, nut-butter alternative and jelly, grilled cheese, tuna)
  • Quesadilla
  • Pizza
  • Chicken nuggets
  • Pasta (spaghetti, lasagna, ravioli, tortellini)
  • Leftovers 
  • Burritos
  • Soup
  • Prepared macaroni and cheese


  • Cheese sticks
  • Fruit (grapes must be cut in half lengthwise)
  • Steamed or raw veggies 
  • Pretzels
  • Yogurt
  • Cheez-it crackers
  • Applesauce
  • Raisins 
  • Fruit and cottage cheese