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The School Lunch Revolution

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What Kids Love

“Nothing goes on our menus that hasn’t been tested by our kids during our tasting parties,” says Penny McConnell. Below, two sample menus (all bread except breadsticks is whole grain).

Day One

  • Spaghetti with meat sauce or marinara sauce with breadstick
  • Chicken fillet with bun
  • Salmon salad sandwich with baked chips
  • Peanut butter and jelly sandwich
  • Yogurt with hot pretzels
  • Choice of two: mixed vegetables, tossed salad, pineapple, red or white grapes
  • Salad options: chicken caesar with hot pretzel or chef’s salad with cheese and hot pretzel

Day Two

  • Stuffed-crust cheese or stuffed-crust pepperoni pizza
  • Peanut butter and jelly sandwich
  • Yogurt with hot pretzels
  • Choice of two: minestrone soup, frozen orange pop, tossed salad, chilled pears
  • Salad options: chef’s salad with salmon and hot pretzel or chef’s salad with cheese and hot pretzel

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