We Are Grapefruit For All of You!

February’s Harvest of the Month is Grapefruit! This week, we are offering grapefruit 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 learn…

Let’s Talk Fiber!

We recognize how important dietary fiber is to the body so we make it our goal to feature ingredients in our recipes that contain good amounts of fiber. We also offer unlimited fruits and vegetables on our unlimited garden bar. To learn more, we encourage you visit: https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/fiber/art-20043983 You can also visit our online menu and…

You Butternut Miss Out!

January’s Harvest of the Month is Butternut Squash! This week, we are offering roasted butternut squash 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…

We Have Soup-er Foods, Do You?

This month is National Soup Month! What better way to celebrate than serving hot soup during these cold winter days? This month we are offering FIVE soups on our menu: Tomato Soup (Served with our grilled cheese sandwich in Elementary, Middle & High Schools) Garden Harvest Stew (Served in Elementary, Middle & High Schools as a…

Hold Your Fruits and Veggies!

This month, we celebrate Root Vegetables and Exotic Fruits Month! A great way to expand your knowledge on food and learn how to incorporate them into your cooking. We decided to select a few fruits and veggies and present you with a fun fact for each. As for the exotic fruits, we took it a…

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…