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…

I Yam Not A Sweet Potato!

November is Sweet Potato Awareness Month! When was the last time you had a yam for dinner? You may be thinking, “Oh, I had that last week!” Well, actually, you may have had a sweet potato all those times you thought you were eating a yam. You’re not alone. Many believe the names “sweet potato”…

Diabetes 101–Without the Sugar Coating

Diabetes is a disease that affects over 30 million people in the United States. At least 1 out of 3 people will have diabetes in their lifetime. However, 1 out of 4 people won’t even know it. The handout below discusses the basics of diabetes. Diabetic or not, it is important that you learn how…

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…

#ZeroHunger

Today is World Food Day! This year’s theme is: Our Actions Are Our Future It is unfortunate that in today’s society, we still have people who do not know where their next meal will come from… Fortunately, we have several people who are willing to help those in need. Today, we acknowledge the Food and…

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…

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,…