Tag Archives: School lunches

French Kids Eat Everything- EXCEPT SNACKS!

Bonjour mon ami! I’ve wanted this book for a long time.  I ordered it from the bookstore and treated myself to its purchase for my birthday. Here are the basic French Food Rules… #1  You (the parent/guardian) are in charge … Continue reading

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I did my part.

I gave the Food Services Director of my children’s school the information she needs to apply for a grant to be chosen for an opportunity to have a FREE salad bar put into our school.  I hope she fills it … Continue reading

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Big Dill.

A light read for a friday- pickles! The good: This food is low in Saturated Fat, and very low in Cholesterol. It is also a good source of Vitamin A, Iron, Potassium and Manganese, and a very good source of … Continue reading

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October Challenge: Spread the Official Date of Food Revolution Day

We have the date of the next… Friday May 17th, 2013 October Challenge for Ambassadors of Jamie Oliver:  Spread the Official Date with Community Contacts I communicated with a local high profile chef, a restaurant owner/James Beard Nominiee, our School … Continue reading

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Hot Lunch. Hot Mess?

I let my girls try hot lunch the other day for the very first time. My youngest had to wait in line so long she barely had 5 minutes to scarf her food down.  The table cleaners were coming by, … Continue reading

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Snack Attacks. And you thought shark week was over…

Those little jaws are bloody fast!  Just when you think it’s safe, they come out of nowhere and take whatever it is that they want.  Sometimes they leave evidence, sometimes they don’t. We’ve all heard, “keep healthy snacks around.”  Well … Continue reading

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Ideas for healthy school lunches

Hummus and pita are always a good choice.  Trader Joe’s makes it easy if you have one near you.  Regular with pita chips… or kid-sized whole wheat pita bread with edamame hummus. And down below, these are not the greasy … Continue reading

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