School Lunches

Ask A South Florida Expert: School Lunches To Prepare In 10 Minutes Or LessTime should never be a factor for parents in giving their children healthy meals and snacks, but with the crunch of school and work, it often becomes an unfortunate reality. Vegan chef Nerissa Hope offers some easy solutions that can be made in 10 minutes or less.
MDCPS Test Kitchen Reveals New Healthy, Nutritious Lunches For Students In just three weeks, Miami-Dade County Public Schools will be welcoming more than 340,000 students back to school. The Food and Nutrition Department has been working diligently planning healthy, nutritious menus for the school year ahead.
Miami, Orlando Schools Ditch Styrofoam TraysThe school districts in Miami and Orlando are removing Styrofoam trays from school lunchrooms and replacing them with compostable plates made of recycled newsprint.
Schools Seek Changes To Healthier Lunch RulesStudents at South Florida public schools who buy their lunch will be eating healthier next year, whether they like it or not.
How To Get Kids On-Board With Healthy Eating A winning combination most parents want for their children is a healthy mind and a healthy body. But how to get the kids to buy into the idea of eating healthy lunches and snacks?
Ask a Chef: Best Back To School Lunch RecipesEven highly trained chefs deal with kid critics when it comes to lunch box offerings. The Executive Chef of Shaw’s Crab House in Chicago says use fresh ingredients and a little risk and you get fewer orders of pb&j this school year.
Broward School Board To Consider Raising School Meal PricesIt may cost more to eat lunch at a Broward County public school in the upcoming school year.
New Year To Bring New Florida LawsAs you recover from that New-Year's hangover, you can think about some of the new state laws that take effect with the new year. Everything from how much some people make, to the unemployment people get, and even to the tattoos they might consider are covered by new state laws.
Miami-Dade School Cafeterias Get High-Tech, Healthy MakeoversWhen Miami-Dade students go back to school on Monday, some of them will notice their cafeterias have undergone high-tech, healthy makeovers and it's all about battling childhood obesity in South Florida.
Study: Sack Lunches Can Make Kids SickIs your kid's brown-bagged school lunch unsafe? A new study suggests sacked lunches are breeding grounds for bacteria that cause vomiting, diarrhea, or even death in some children.
Program Serves Up Healthy Lunches To Kids Over The SummerSchool may be out for summer but Miami-Dade Public Schools food service employees are hard at work making sure that their students are still getting a proper lunch.
Back to School: Then and NowGoing back to school is the same as it's always been. Only the details are different. Kids are still kids.
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