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…

Sun’s Out, Hamburger Buns Out

Hamburgers have a day of their own? Yes. Today, we celebrated ‘Hamburger Day’ at all of our schools by putting hamburgers and cheeseburgers on the lunch menu. Our unlimited garden bar contains delicious toppings to give students the opportunity to take their burger to the next level — both visually and nutritiously.     In honor…

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….

Sorry, We Only Have SB & J Here…

Today is PB & J SB & J Day! We know lots of people LOVE peanut butter and jelly sandwiches! However, we have many students who have a serious food allergy to peanuts. As a result, we are a nut-free facility to avoid any potential cross-contamination in our kitchens. Not to fear… SunButter & Jelly Sandwich…

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?

Weed It and Reap

Happy National Agriculture Week! We believe its important for students to learn about where their food comes from. No if, and, or but. They see food in the cafeteria every day, but they don’t often get to see the behind-the-scenes of how their foods make it to their tray. The objectives of the Division of…

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…

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”…