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….

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…

We’re Grilled to See Cheese!

Happy Grilled Cheese Day! A classic favorite freshly prepared in our school kitchens! Grilled cheese sandwiches have been on the menu for several months and our students looooove them. We’re delighted to see grilled cheese being celebrated today!                                   …

Sorry, We Only Have SB & J Here…

Today is PB & J SB & J Day! We know lots of people LOVE peanut butter and jelly sandwiches! However, we have many students who have a serious food allergy to peanuts. As a result, we are a nut-free facility to avoid any potential cross-contamination in our kitchens. Not to fear… SunButter & Jelly Sandwich…

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…

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…