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Category: School Food

You need be prepared for most anything and everything this fall. Meals could be served in the cafeteria on a limited basis or delivered to classrooms. Some schools will continue…
We're expanding our NSLP menus and including more cold menu weeks that are perfect for grab-and-go and in-class service. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/10-new-nslp-menu-weeks-out-fall/


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Category: School Food

July 1, when the application period for free and reduced-price school lunches opens, is an important date for schools. Your school’s percentage of free and reduced students can…
Your school’s percentage of free and reduced students can impact your eligibility for state and federal programs as well as grant opportunities. Get applications out starting July 1. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/free-reduced-application-window-opens-july-1/


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Category: School Food

Free menus meet USDA meal pattern guidelines for Summer Food Service Program and National School Lunch Program's Seamless Summer Option We’ve already had hundreds of school…
We're pleased to extend a free COVID-19 Emergency Menu to districts offering meals through the Seamless Summer Option (SSO). https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/free-covid-menus-schools/


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Category: School Food

The response to our free COVID-19 Emergency Menu (see introductory blog post) has been amazing. Schools across the country have taken advantage of our offer during this time of…
Thanks to a partnership with America’s dairy farm families, we’ve added another week of cold lunch meals to our FREE COVID-19 menu. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/free-covid-19-menu-adds-week/


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Category: School Food

Simple spices make this pork recipe simple to prepare and delicious to eat. You can also use pork from your USDA Foods to help your budget go further. Student Count: 100 Age…
Simple spices make this Asian Baked Pork recipe simple to prepare and delicious to eat. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/make-asian-baked-pork/


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Category: School Food

Verndale ISD #818 capitalized on the theme of National School Breakfast Week, "School Breakfast - Out of this World!" to promote the benefits for school breakfast. Students were…
Verndale ISD #818 capitalized on the theme of National School Breakfast Week, "School Breakfast - Out of this World!". https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/verndales-nsbw20-was-out-world/


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Category: School Food

School gardens have become great hands-on learning labs for many schools today. While growing food that may be used in school cafeterias, students also learn about the origins of…
School gardens have become great hands-on learning labs for many schools today. If you're considering one, here's some help to get you started. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/planning-school-garden/


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Category: School Food

Are students growing tired of your standard chicken recipes? Try our Chicken Fajita Spaghetti! The recipes below are for K-8. Download the recipe, nutritional data and…
Are students growing tired of your standard chicken recipes? Try our Chicken Fajita Spaghetti! Get the free recipes and accompanying reports now. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/make-chicken-fajita-spaghetti/


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#NSBW20 is March 2-8

Jan 14, 2020

Category: School Food

National School Breakfast Week 2020 (#NSBW20) is around the corner! Join schools across the country in promoting the health and academic benefits of school breakfast. The School…
Join schools across the country in marking National School Breakfast Week 2020 (#NSBW20). https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/nsbw20-march-2-8/


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Category: School Food

As we mentioned in this blog post, our 7-day menus have many exclusive entrees you won't find on our 4-day or 5-day menus. The Beef Breakfast Skillet is one example of the…
As we mentioned on our blog recently, our 7-day menus have many exclusive entrees you won't find on our 4-day or 5-day menus. The Beef Breakfast Skillet is one example of the breakfast-for-lunch recipes you'll find on the 7-day menu. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/make-beef-breakfast-skillet/


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Category: School Food

Those of you running 4-day and 5-day programs, we want to let you in on a secret. Did you know you can find new entrees to sub into your menus weeks on our 7-day menus? That's…
Our menus for 7-day programs have entrees not offered on our 4-day or 5-day menus. Even if you're not a 7-day program, you can tap into these menu days for added variety. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/tap-7-day-menu-new-menu-days/


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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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Category: School Food

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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Category: School Food

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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Tags : USDA, share tables


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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Category: School Food

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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Category: School Food

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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Tags : School lunch


Category: School Food

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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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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