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The NSLP is 75!

Jun 10, 2021

Category: Commemorative Occasions

We’re all pretty familiar with the National School Lunch Program as it is today. Who among us has ever dug into its history though? In honor of the program’s 75th anniversary on…
In honor of the National School Lunch Program’s 75th anniversary on June 4, we explore its past. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/nslp-75/


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Tags : NSLP, School lunch


Category: School Food

There are lots of sources for individual school lunch recipes. The hard part of building out a menu rotation is putting those individual recipes into days and then into weeks that…
We’ve added 5 new menu weeks comprised of student favorites and a few new entrees upon special request. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/5-new-menu-weeks-shuffle-deck/


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Category: Promotional Tools

NutriStudents K-12 clients, we want to provide you with customized, monthly pictorial calendar menus. Send us your menu rotation for January and February, and we’ll return to you…
Attract interest in your school meals with a customized pictorial calendar menu created by NutriStudents K-12. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/get-customized-pictorial-menu/


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Category: Commemorative Occasions

With the holidays approaching, you can give your students a special treat and a bit of tradition and normalcy with our holiday-themed lunch. We've created a menu day comprised of:…
Offer your students our holiday menu day as a special treat during these uncertain times. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/holiday-meal-special-treat/


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Category: School Food

Recognize the most food-centered holiday on the U.S. calendar with a special Thanksgiving-themed lunch! We've created a menu day comprised of: Shredded Turkey & Gravy Green…
Recognize the most food-centered holiday on the U.S. calendar with a special Thanksgiving-themed lunch! We've created a menu day comprised of traditional dishes, and, of course, provided recipes and reports to make it easy to treat your students. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/special-thanksgiving-menu-day-added/


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The Kids We Serve

Sep 13, 2019

Category: School Food

NutriStudents K-12 is a mission-driven organization. By equipping FSDs with menus kids love, we help ensure more kids will eat, be well-nourished and ready to learn. The…
NutriStudents K-12 is a mission-driven organization. The #KidsWeServe are the reasons we put our heart and soul into our work. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/kids-we-serve/


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Tags : School lunch


Category: School Food

According to the School Nutrition Association, "National School Lunch Week (NSLW) was created in 1962 by President John F. Kennedy. It’s a week-long national observance of events…
Turn up the volume around school lunch during National School Lunch Week (October 14-18) (#NSLW19)! https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/whats-your-nslw19-playlist/


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Category: USDA compliance

The USDA has announced flexibility in the child nutrition guidelines related to milk, sodium and whole grains for the 2018-2019 school year. [UPDATE: The USDA made the…
USDA has made exceptions to child nutrition guidelines for the 2018-19 school year to help NSLP and SBP operators. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/guideline-flexibility-2018-2019/


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Category: School Food

October 15-19, 2018   An annual affair, National School Lunch Week (#NSLW18) is a great opportunity to brag about the quality and benefits of your foodservice program to…
https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/spice-your-cafeteria-during-nslw/


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Category: School Food

Nancy Close, co-founder, executive chef and CEO of NutriStudents K-12, was honored to collaborate with two school nutrition professionals from Twin Cities school districts, and…
https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/close-joins-peers-recipe-collaboration1/


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Category: USDA compliance

The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act provides an additional 6-cents per-lunch reimbursement to school districts certified to be in compliance with the Act's meal pattern requirements…
https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/claiming-your-additional-6-cent-reimbursement1/


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