Weed It and Reap

Happy National Agriculture Week! We believe its important for students to learn about where their food comes from. No if, and, or but. They see food in the cafeteria every day, but they don’t often get to see the behind-the-scenes of how their foods make it to their tray. The objectives of the Division of…

Happy RDN Day!

“Sure you can call me a nutritionist.” – Said No Dietitian Ever! Today, we celebrate ‘Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day’! We want to recognize all of those individuals who worked extremely hard for four years in their undergraduate program, successfully scored a spot in a dietetic internship and then passed the national exam! Whew! That’s a…

Cabbage for everyone!

March’s Harvest of the Month is Cabbage! This week, we are offering cabbage slaw for ALL students to try in our cafeterias. On Taste-It Thursday, elementary students will have the chance to sample. Fear Factor Friday is when Middle and High school students will have their turn. We can’t wait to hear their feedback! To…

Cereal-ously, we got you covered!

Do you enjoy having a bowl of cereal for breakfast, but can’t seem to finish it before the bus arrives?? Our kitchens have you covered!  No need to risk getting to school late. Join us in the cafeteria to pick up a yummy cereal bar or cereal bowl to get you ready for the school day…

We’ve Bean Thinking About Chili All Day!

Happy Chili Day! We hope our students enjoyed a cup of chili for lunch today! Students had the option of selecting our popular ‘White Chicken Chili’ as an entree in all of our schools. This seasonal menu item will be around for a short time but don’t worry, today on the blog we are sharing…

Wake Up & Smell the…Hot Breakfast!

Rise and Shine! Guess what’s waiting for you at your school cafeteria? A hearty and nutrient-dense ‘Hot Breakfast’! February is Hot Breakfast Month! The weather outside may be a bit chilly but our cafeterias are warm and toasty. Every morning, we are serving warm breakfast options to help you fuel up for the day ahead….

We Are Grapefruit For All of You!

February’s Harvest of the Month is Grapefruit! This week, we are offering grapefruit for ALL students to try in our cafeterias. On Taste-It Thursday, elementary students will have the chance to sample. Fear Factor Friday is when Middle and High school students will have their turn. We can’t wait to hear their feedback! To learn…

Get ‘Em Hot, Tater Tot.

This past weekend (February 2nd) was a very special day for tater tots all around the world. So, we decided to talk about them today! Who doesn’t love these beautifully sized down potatoes that have a crisp exterior with a warm soft interior in every bite? Our students go crazy over them! At LCPS, we…

Let’s Talk Fiber!

We recognize how important dietary fiber is to the body so we make it our goal to feature ingredients in our recipes that contain good amounts of fiber. We also offer unlimited fruits and vegetables on our unlimited garden bar. To learn more, we encourage you visit: https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/fiber/art-20043983 You can also visit our online menu and…

Happy Students = Happy Customers

Today is Get To Know Your Customers Day! We love feeding our students and creating connections as they walk through the line.  A simple “Hey Jack, how’s your day?” or “We have your favorite today.. nachos!” lets students know we care. “Seeing my students every day is a pleasure! I love to hear how their…