We know…it’s a bit cheesy.

It’s National Pizza Month! Yum!! There’s always space on our menu for pizza! Elementary students can enjoy Big Daddy’s Primo pizzas for lunch every Friday. Middle and High school students can dive in for a variety of specialty pizza slices from Mickey’s. Grab a slice before its all gone for the day! These brands are…

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…

We are family. Get up everybody and sing!

Bring the family together and enjoy a favorite family recipe or try something new! Whatever it may be, use this opportunity to strengthen relationships and connect with one another. We encourage students to bring family members into our cafeterias to enjoy a delicious meal and keep each other company! They love seeing a familiar face…

Would you like some MORE fruits & veggies with that?

This month, introduce MOREĀ fruits and vegetables to your current diet. Instead of showing you recipes containing fruits and veggies. We decided to show you what’s in season during this time of year so YOU can decide what recipes you would like to add these in. Just a reminder, we have introduced the unlimited garden bar…

Did someone say ‘Waffles?’

Happy 1st week of September! Or, as others may say “Happy Waffle Week!” Need some waffle inspiration? We’ve made a collage of tasty waffles across the web to get you started. We also listed the links to each of the waffles that will direct you to the recipe. Give pancakes a week-long break & pick…

16 oz. of Mocha Coffee Cooler, please.

Happy National Coffee Month! Are you the type of person that needs their daily dose of “wake me up”? Change up your go-to coffee order with one of the three (or all three!) recipes provided. Let us know what you think! Also, keep an eye out for our new ‘Mocha Coffee Cooler’ this school year….

15 LCPS Schools Win Big With School Garden Scholarships

This spring, School Nutrition Services and Loudoun County Health Department (LCHD) teamed up to award 15 schools with scholarships to help develop and sustain their school garden programs. The partnership between LCHD and School Nutrition has been ongoing for the past 3 years. They have supported LCPS school garden initiatives by supplying nearly 150 indoor…