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…

We Carrot A Lot About Good Nutrition

April’s Harvest of the Month are Carrots! This week, we are offering tricolor carrots 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…

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…

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…