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,…

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…

Time To Do the Milk Shake!

That’s right, time to moo-ve it or lose it! It’s World School Milk Day!! Today, we celebrate the health benefits of school milk in our cafeteria. We are fortunate enough to be able to offer milk at all of our schools for kids to enjoy during breakfast and lunch. We all love a good milk…

Clean, Separate, Cook, CHILL!

Cooking may seem like a daunting task for some. The reason being that there are a lot of things you must know beforehand when buying, prepping, cooking and serving food in regards to food safety. Properly educate yourself on ways to prevent yourself and others from coming into contact with a food-borne illness. Before you…

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!…

Have You Had Whole Grains Today?

What is a ‘Whole Grain’? A grain with its three original parts- the bran, germ and endosperm- still intact. Bran The multi-layered outer skin of the edible kernel. Contains antioxidants, B vitamins and fiber. Germ The embryo which can possibly sprout into a new plant. Contains many B vitamins, some protein, minerals and healthy fats….