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…

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…

Hold Your Fruits and Veggies!

This month, we celebrate Root Vegetables and Exotic Fruits Month! A great way to expand your knowledge on food and learn how to incorporate them into your cooking. We decided to select a few fruits and veggies and present you with a fun fact for each. As for the exotic fruits, we took it a…

Leggo My Bagel

When was the last time you ate a bagel? Well, in honor of Have A Bagel Day, we believe you should have one today! Good news! We serve Lender’s bagels on the line in some of our schools as a breakfast and/or lunch meal option and students love them! An added bonus is that they are…

Scrub-a-Dub-Dub Those Hands!

We all know we SHOULD wash our hands. The reality is that not everyone obliges and carelessness can lead to illnesses. Even if we do our part, it may not be enough. This week, make an effort to teach others around you when and how to properly wash hands with soap and water. If soap…

The Pear-Fect Fruit!

November’s Harvest of the Month is Pears! This week, we are offering pears 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! Posters created…

Did You Know Fruit Could Be So Hardcore?

October’s Harvest of the Month is Apples! This week, we invite ALL students to try a variety of apples in our cafeterias! Samples will be distributed for elementary students on Taste-It Thursday; Fear Factor Friday is for middle and high school students. We’d love to hear their opinions on the different types of apples! Posters…

Who’s Cooking Tonight?

Out of ideas on what to make for tomorrow’s breakfast, lunch or dinner? No excuses! October is National Cookbook Month! At LCPS, we have our own “cookbook” where we’ve compiled all of our recipes for the school year. At the beginning of the school year, we distribute to all of our schools at our Back…

Want to Taco ‘Bout Today? We do!

Do you know what today is? Its National Taco Day! On today’s menu, we are serving tacos in our elementary schools and a traditional Mexican dish (“Beef Barbacoa”) in our middle and high schools. It may not be Taco Tuesday but we’ll take tacos any day of the week! Interested in learning about the history…

OH KALE YEAH!

September’s Harvest of the Month is Kale! This week, we are giving ALL students the opportunity to sample kale in our cafeterias. We will be making kale chips!! Elementary students can enjoy kale chips on Taste-It Thursday. Middle and High school students can try it on Fear Factor Friday. We’re excited to hear their thoughts!…