How to Build a Healthy Lunch

     

FESTUS FOOD SERVICE LUNCH INFORMATION

Helping Students Make Healthy Food Choices

 

What’s for Lunch?

Festus school lunch includes all five food groups.  Elementary students

 have many choices when selecting their complete meal:

 

  1.  Entrée(Meat/Meat alternate & Grain):

    Choose one(1)

                Examples include the following:

                Daily entrée special

                Pizza

                Cheeseburger

                Deli sandwich 

                Salad Bar Meal

  2. Grain:  choose one      (1)

    Examples include the following:

    Whole grain biscuit, whole grain

    Breadstick, brown rice,

    Whole grain pasta

  3. Vegetables:  choose up to two(2)

    Examples include the following:

    Fresh vegetables

    Hot vegetable of the day

    Tossed salad

       4.  Fruit:  Choose one(1) grades K– 8.

             Choose up to two(2) fruit or juice 9th -12th grade. 

                       Examples include the following:

                     Canned, fresh or frozen fruit selection

 
       5.  Milk:  choose one(1)
                    Examples include the following: 
                    1% white, skim white, chocolate, 

                    Vanilla, cookies and cream or

                    Strawberry milk

 



Students must choose at least 3 items including a fruit or vegetable to receive a complete lunch.

A complete lunch may be purchased for $2.20.

Festus Foodservice is a self-operated, self-funded program.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

 

 








              




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