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Commodities Season is Coming

Districts will soon order commodity foods for 2020-2021. Our Commodities Forecasting Calculator can help you order accurately.

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#NSBW20 is March 2-8

Join schools across the country in marking National School Breakfast Week 2020 (#NSBW20).

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Make This: Beef Breakfast Skillet

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.

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7-Day Menu is Treasure Trove of Entrees

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.

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Join us at the Natl Conference on Education

If your school/district administrators will be attending the National Conference on Education, encourage them to stop by booth 840 or to email Amanda Craig at amanda@NutriStudentsK-12.com to schedule an appointment.

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Sourcewell Members Gain Confidence Running Successful Foodservice

Many districts in central Minnesota have found help running efficient, USDA-compliant foodservice programs through Sourcewell, a cooperative purchasing organization serving over 50,000 nonprofit and public agency members nationally.

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Survey Responses Inform System Development, Training

NutriStudents K-12 recently conducted a survey of client districts to gain a better understanding of the technology used in schools. The responses received will help us plan future system enhancements and provide a consistently positive client experience.

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Make This: Chicken Satay

Asian flavors have grown in popularity in American culture and restaurants. Chicken Satay, similar to the recipe on NutriStudents K-12 weeks 10 and 30, is simply grilled meat (generally skewered) with a flavorful sauce.

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SCSC-Member Districts Get Smooth Start

Districts belonging to the South Central Service Cooperative have reported greater ease in operating their foodservice programs this year thanks to the co-op's partnership with NutriStudents K-12.

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Need Training? Start Here

Keeping a school kitchen running smoothly and safely takes attention to details, practice and training. Some training is required by the USDA and Department of Health regulations; other training can help you grow your program and your career.

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Make This: Beef Pho

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!

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Allergen-Free Menu Full of Flavor

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.

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Photo Gallery: MI SNA Show

NutriStudents K-12 met many hard-working school nutrition professionals this past weekend in Traverse City, Michigan, for the Michigan SNA Annual Conference and Expo.

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Share Tables Reduce Waste, Satisfy Hungry

Share tables are an excellent way for child nutrition programs to reduce food waste and help hungry kids get their fill.

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Special Thanksgiving Menu Day Added

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.

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Don't miss out on over 50% off!

Our fall promotion can save you more than 50% off our one time set-up fee! We still have room to add several more districts to this year’s program under this discounted price.

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Enter to Win at Upcoming Trade Show

Stop by our booth at a fall trade show to learn about our fall promotion offering over 50% off our set up fee and to enter to win a one-year subscription for free!

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Make This: Sloppy Joe Mac

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.

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Just In: New Issue of Cafeteria Connection

New issue of Cafeteria Connection, our newsletter for your parents, highlights ways districts broaden appeal of school lunch to hold students' interest all year.

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Photo Gallery: Fall School Visits

Shelly Miller, director of client relations, has been visiting schools this fall to help everyone make the most of the NutriStudents K-12 system and keep things running smoothly.

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30 Weeks of CACFP Menus Hit Primetime

Promising #MenuFreedom for CACFP programs, we've launched a library of 30 weeks of USDA-compliant lunch menus for child and adult care programs.

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Join in the F2S Month Fun!

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.

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The Kids We Serve

NutriStudents K-12 is a mission-driven organization. The #KidsWeServe are the reasons we put our heart and soul into our work.

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Rural district offers creative, student-pleasing menus

The Verndale school district in central Minnesota is like many rural districts – limited in staff and under-resourced.

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Make This: Curry Gravy Meatballs

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.

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What's on your #NSLW19 Playlist?

Turn up the volume around school lunch during National School Lunch Week (October 14-18) (#NSLW19)!

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Gallery: Summer Encounters

The NutriStudents K-12 team had a whirlwind of trade shows and users' sessions that got us out of the office this summer. We enjoyed catching up with many of you.

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NutriStudents K-12 Adds 3 to Team

We're pleased to welcome a new sales director, client relations director and executive assistant to serve our clients better.

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Make This: Cuban Sandwich

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.

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30-Week Menu Rotation Cures Fatigue

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.

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Stop by ANC Booth 792 Today

NutriStudents K-12 promises menu freedom for school lunch programs (NSLP). Find out what we mean at ANC booth 792 today!

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What's to Like at ANC Booth 792?

Going to the School Nutrition Association's Annual National Conference? You'll want to visit our booth (792)!

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No Risk. Plenty of Rewards.

With NutriStudents K-12 new money-back guarantee, there’s no risk and plenty of rewards to subscribing today.

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Sail Thru Your Administrative Review

Attending the WI SNA Annual Conference June 23-25? Catch our presentation, “Sail Through Your Administrative Review,” on Tuesday, June 25 at 11:30 AM.

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Serving Up 5 New Menu Weeks

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!

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Introducing Our New CookBook

Our new CookBook instantly sizes your daily recipes based on your specific student population.

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