Want Free Meals This Summer?

No, this is not clickbait. This summer, LCPS School Nutrition PowerFuel Program is offering all children and teens under the age of 18, a free breakfast and lunch meal. WHAT’S THE CATCH? None. There is no catch. Simply visit us at one of the sites listed on the flyer and you’ll be able to enjoy…

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!                                   …

Don’t Wait. Hydrate.

Happy National Nutrition Month! Today on the blog, we’re talking hydration. ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Do you have any tips for ensuring that you stay hydrated?

Happy RDN Day!

“Sure you can call me a nutritionist.” – Said No Dietitian Ever! Today, we celebrate ‘Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day’! We want to recognize all of those individuals who worked extremely hard for four years in their undergraduate program, successfully scored a spot in a dietetic internship and then passed the national exam! Whew! That’s a…

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…