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Make This: Beef Pho

Nov 07, 2019

Category: School Food

A traditional Vietnamese noodle soup, Pho may seem a little adventurous for some but it's really a dish comprised of everyday ingredients that students love. Give it a try! You…
A traditional Vietnamese noodle soup, Pho may seem a little adventurous for some but it's really a dish comprised of everyday ingredients that students love. Give it a try! https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/make-beef-pho/


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Food allergies and intolerances are becoming more prevalent in schools and care programs today. Students’ allergic reactions may range from hives and sour stomachs to…
NutriStudents K-12 gives scholars with food allergies delicious options at mealtimes with our special menu that eliminates seven of the most common allergens: dairy, gluten, soy, eggs, fish/shellfish, tree nuts and peanuts. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/allergen-free-menu-full-flavor/


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Share Tables Reduce Waste, Satisfy Hungrier Students Share tables are an excellent way for child nutrition programs to reduce food waste and help hungry kids get their fill.…
Share tables are an excellent way for child nutrition programs to reduce food waste and help hungry kids get their fill. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/share-tables-reduce-waste-satisfy-hungry/


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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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Our Sloppy Joe Mac, featured on menu week 20, takes a fresh twist on a student favorite by swapping out the bun with macaroni. Clever, huh? Servings: 100 Serving size: 1 #10…
Sloppy Joe Mac, featured on NutriStudents K-12 menu week 20, takes a fresh twist on a student favorite by swapping out the WG component. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/make-sloppy-joe-mac/


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October is Farm-to-School Month - a perfect time to teach students about the origins of their food and the benefits of locally produced and processed foods and ingredients.…
October is Farm-to-School Month - a perfect time to teach students about the origins of their food and the benefits of locally produced and processed foods and ingredients. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/join-f2s-fun/


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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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Our Curry Gravy Meatball recipe has been a long-time favorite entree of both students and foodservice staff. It's easy to prepare and pairs well with pasta, potatoes or cilantro…
Our Curry Gravy Meatball recipe has been a long-time favorite entree of both students and foodservice staff. It's easy to prepare and pairs well with pasta, potatoes or rice. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/make-curry-gravy-meatballs/


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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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Trendy Cuban Sandwiches aren't limited to restaurant menus. Now you can add it to your NSLP school lunch menus! It's included on week 28 of our 7-day menu. Since many of you use…
Trendy Cuban Sandwiches aren't limited to restaurant menus. Now you can add it to your school lunch menus! It's included on week 28 of our 7-day menu. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/make-cuban-sandwich/


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Say Goodbye to Menu Fatigue and Extensive Menu Planning   School lunch menu planning is often one of the most daunting tasks foodservice directors face, particularly…
NutriStudents K-12 offers clients a full 30-week lunch menu rotation for every K-12 age group. CACFP childcare will soon have just as many. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/30-week-menu-rotation-cures-fatigue/


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Remember when we promised 10 new menu weeks by fall? Well, we've raised the bar for ourselves and are actually aiming to have 15 new menu weeks before school begins again. That…
We've added 5 new menu weeks to our rotation, bringing our total to 20 complete, USDA-compliant weeks. By fall, we'll have a 30-week rotation! https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/serving-5-new-menu-weeks/


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Did you know the USDA has a searchable recipe site full of tried-and-true, standardized main entrees and side dishes for the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast…
From the USDA's Recipes for Schools, these Veggie Quesadillas are kid-friendly and easy to make. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/make-vegetable-quesadillas/


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We have a lot of system enhancements in the works that will be available for use in the fall. Among those, we'll be launching at lease 10 new menus weeks. If you've been using…
We'll be launching at least 10 new menu weeks in time for fall. Get a sneak peek! https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/coming-soon-new-menu-weeks/


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Our Italian Chicken Pasta entree combines multiple USDA Foods and rich red sauce topped with mozzarella cheese. Our recipe specifies whole grain pasta. If your students aren't…
Our Italian Chicken Pasta combines multiple USDA Foods and rich red sauce topped with mozzarella cheese. It's a school lunch recipe to please! https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/make-italian-chicken-pasta/


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In honor of Cinco de Mayo, we are providing a free menu day for anyone who is looking for something new to mark the occasion. No strings attached! Enjoy! Download the…
Cinco de Mayo is around the corner. If you're looking for a school lunch to mark the occasion, take advantage of our free menu day for Chicken Enchilada Nachos. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/make-cinco-de-mayo-special/


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NutriStudents K-12 Corn-Errific Salad is the perfect complement to our Chicken Chilaquiles meal (menu week 4). When served cold, it has a no-cook HACCP process, making it a breeze…
NutriStudents K-12 Corn-Errific Salad is the perfect complement to many school lunch entrees and a flavorful substitute for steamed corn. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/make-corn-errific-salad/


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Crunchy Bonzo Beans are a fun finger food for kids and a great way to incorporate legumes from your USDA Foods' allocations. They're easy to make, too!  Ingredients: 3 #10…
Crunchy Bonzo Beans are a fun finger food for kids and a great way to incorporate legumes from your USDA Foods' allocations. They're easy to make, too! https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/make-crunchy-bonzo-beans/


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Did you know that National School Breakfast Week was established by an Act of Congress in 1975? If Congress recognizes it, your district should too! The annual commemoration,…
Did you know that National School Breakfast Week was established by an Act of Congress in 1975? If Congress recognizes it, your district should too! It will be March 4-8, 2019. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/rev-your-engines-nsbw19/


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A breakfast parfait with yogurt, fruit and granola is an easy, student-pleasing offering! Ingredients: 1/2 c. fresh or frozen fruit 1/2 c. regular or Greek yogurt 1 oz.…
With National School Breakfast Week approaching, here's a quick and easy yogurt parfait recipe to work into your breakfast offering. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/make-breakfast-parfait/


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