Meeska Mouska Mickey Mouse!

Happy (early) Birthday Mickey Mouse! November 18th is his official birthday, but it’s on Sunday… soooo we decided to celebrate a couple days earlier at our elementary schools! During lunch, we offered a special menu for students to enjoy. We had a great time! Below you can find some interesting information on how Mickey Mouse…

Native Americans Did What?!

You may have already learned about some important contributions that came from the Native Americans. BUT, does your list look like the handout below? It’s exciting to see how many foods, games and words we have thanks to them! Most of their food contributions can be found in our cafeterias such as: potatoes, beans, corn,…

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…

Applesauce? Apple Pie? Apple Cider?

We’re going bananas APPLES over this month… It’s National Apple Month! Pumpkin products aside, celebrate October with an apple a day. Grab it as a snack or add it to a recipe… whatever you do, you should be able to keep the doctor away for at least 31 days. Our amazing unlimited garden bar features…

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…

My Food Came From Where?

Knowing where your food came from is always nice! Here at LCPS, we partner with local farmers to bring fresh foods to our cafeterias. We purchase some of our ingredients from local companies to use in our recipes. These companies include: Cuisine Solutions, Tyson’s and Abuelita. A local produce company, Kilmer’s, currently delivers apples, pears,…

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…

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!…