Fast Facts About Breakfast

As Breakfast Week is coming to an end, we wanted to leave you with five facts about breakfast! We know mornings can be a blur, but it’s important to fuel your body for the day ahead to avoid feeling sluggish and hangry! We have breakfast available every school day to all students who want to…

Breakfast Goodies

Can’t decide on what days you want to visit the cafeteria for a delicious and nutritious breakfast? Well.. not to be biased, but we think you should visit the cafeteria EVERYDAY! Our school nutrition staff arrives to their kitchens early to start preparing for breakfast time! Have you looked at the breakfast menu for this…

The Breakfast Club

I hope you’re as excited as we are to kick off Breakfast Week!! We have tons of fun activities going on in some of our schools, so we encourage students to come visit us in the cafeteria for breakfast! What to expect?  Check out our breakfast menus on lcpshealthycafe.org to see what your school is…

Ready for a Grate New Meal?

As promised, we are here to share one of our new recipes coming to a school near you, very soon! If you’re lactose intolerant or not a cheese fan, maybe this recipe isn’t quite for you. Don’t worry, more recipes are on their way. Introducing… We decided it was time to take mac & cheese…

Guac On with School Meals!

Welcome back to the start of the 2019-2020 school year at LCPS! We’re excited to see smiling faces in our cafeterias again. We hope you had an amazing summer! We’ve been hard at work with recipe development to bring you new and exciting meals for breakfast and lunch! As you transition back into your daily…

Want Free Meals This Summer?

No, this is not clickbait. This summer, LCPS School Nutrition PowerFuel Program is offering all children and teens under the age of 18, a free breakfast and lunch meal. WHAT’S THE CATCH? None. There is no catch. Simply visit us at one of the sites listed on the flyer and you’ll be able to enjoy…

Sun’s Out, Hamburger Buns Out

Hamburgers have a day of their own? Yes. Today, we celebrated ‘Hamburger Day’ at all of our schools by putting hamburgers and cheeseburgers on the lunch menu. Our unlimited garden bar contains delicious toppings to give students the opportunity to take their burger to the next level — both visually and nutritiously.     In honor…

Ask Before You Eat…

This month is Food Allergy Action Month! To protect Americans from a possible health scare caused by a food allergy, the FDA has enforced the Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act of 2004. “The Act applies to the labeling of foods regulated by FDA which includes all foods except poultry, most meats, certain egg…

A Plant-Based Lifestyle

Happy National Vegetarian Week! This week, our schools are celebrating by offering vegetarian options to students during lunch. Not craving a vegetarian meal? No worries! We will still have non-vegetarian options on the menu as well. Be sure to visit lcpshealthycafe.org to see what’s cookin’ in the cafeteria! Interested in learning more about vegetarianism? Read…

Exercise + Extra Sides

At LCPS, many of our students are leading physically active lifestyles in and out of school. Whether it be participating in P.E. class, being part of the after school soccer team or taking a yoga class at your local community center… it can be taxing on the body if not properly nourished ahead of time….