Understanding Food Labels

Written By: Stefanie Dove, RDN School Nutrition Marketing Coordinator and Registered Dietitian Loudoun County Public Schools Understanding the information on the food label might seem overwhelming or even confusing, however, today’s post will help breakdown the information on the label so that you can feel empowered the next time you venture to the grocery store….

Aldie Elementary Hosts School Breakfast Sampling Event

Last Friday, Aldie Elementary hosted a free school breakfast sampling event so that students and parents can sample all of the menu items served daily.  With the help of the Aldie Safety Patrol team, students were welcomed in the multipurpose area where there were tables filled with samples waiting for students to try. Over 100 students…

School Nutrition Gears Up to Celebrate National School Breakfast Week

Getting More Students to Begin their Day with Breakfast “Take the School Breakfast Challenge” Encourages Loudoun County Families to Choose Breakfast at School Ashburn, VA –February 23, 2017 – Busy weekday mornings make it a challenge for families to find time for a healthy breakfast. However, US Department of Agriculture data show that more students…

20 Ways To Enjoy Your Fruits and Veggies

In honor of National Nutrition Month, here are some wonderful tips from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics on ways that you and your family can enjoy more fruits and vegetables!! We offer a rainbow of options for your children to choose from each day for school breakfast and lunch.  We also provide monthly taste…