Last month the Maine School Nutrition Association (MSNA) invited our very own Chef Tim to do a breakout presentation a their annual Winter Food Show. Tim showed the attendees some fun ways to get creative with flatbread!
Pollock fillets, dipped in crushed Whole Grain Cheez-Its and grated Parmesan. A fun dish that packs in bold cheese flavor and is sure to please even the pickiest of eaters.
Take a kid-favorite snack, and turn it into a satisfying lunch meal! Lean turkey, topped with cheddar cheese, diced tomato, romaine lettuce, and finished with Whole Grain Cheez-Its.
A simple pot pie filling that starts with condensed soup and chicken and is topped with rich whole grain biscuit.
Green chilies and chicken are baked in pie dough rounds, for flaky Mexican empanadas.
Looking for the perfect grab n’ go option for your students? Look no further, Dennis Paper & Food Service has the right containers, in the perfect size and the best materials for your needs…
A healthy, kid-friendly alternative to traditional “fried” potatoes, Tasty Tots are a combination of sweet potatoes, garbanzo beans and cinnamon that come together to form a unique, delicious dish. A great addition to any menu!
A combination of colors and textures that overflows with fresh vegetables, spicy fish, and a burst of citrus, conveniently contained in a whole-wheat tortilla, with fresh avocado.
This savory recipe is made with slightly sweet tomato sauce deliciously tucked between layers of whole-wheat lasagna noodles, butternut squash, and spinach, all nestled under part-skim mozzarella cheese.
Inspired by a popular children’s book with similar title, this hot main dish creatively combines brown rice, spinach, eggs and ham to create a great wholesome meal that satisfies the pickiest of eaters.
Episode 47 – The Learning Never Stops, Foodservice Tech Trends, Plus – Kelly & Kelli on School Food ProgramsAugust 1, 2018
The school of life is the greatest education of all, and in it the learning never stops. Life in foodservice is no exception. As we go about our daily duties, it’s important to stop every so often and assess what’s coming on the horizon. For example, one of the next big foodservice disruptions will absolutely be… find out what it is, along with 5 recent foodservice tech trends and more in this episode!
This colorful, whole-wheat pasta dish is accented with grape tomatoes and Swiss chard, and delicately flavored with basil and garlic. Students will love this fresh oodly-noodly delight.
This easy breakfast recipe turns scrambled eggs and biscuits into a fun and tasty meal the students will love!
Smoothies aren’t just a delicious and popular treat, their healthy and hearty too. Packed with nutrients and every kids favorite flavors. This simple smoothie recipe makes a terrific snack.
A pop of Cheez-It® cracker flavor and an interactive dipping experience – what’s not to love?!
A whole grain flour tortilla baked in a large muffin tin, then filled with mashed potatoes, ready to be topped and loaded with students’ favorite proteins and veggies.
Popular presto pasta perfectly pleases, pacifying picky pupil palates!
Ciabatta bread and sliced turkey; pair with soup or salad and fruit for a hearty and easily prepared crowd pleaser.
Creamy mac and cheese with a crispy crunch from Cheez-It® crackers, this dish is a cheese-lovers dream and is bound to be a hit among hungry students.
Packed with flavor, healthy protein from chicken and fresh veggies this hearty sandwich is easily customized for max appeal among varying age groups, bringing a new level of boom to your lunch offerings!
Looking for a vegetarian friendly dish? Try this loaded nacho alternative. All the flavor, all the protein, no meat involved… making these nacho average nachos.
Featuring an irresistibably buttery crust that doubles as a crumb topping these bars are just sweet enough for kids to gobble up, while also giving them their daily fruit serving from apples, pears, and Juicy Juice 100% apple juice.
This quick, easy and healthy recipe is a great breakfast or snack option for students. With fun shapes, delicious yogurt and daily serving of fruit, you’ll be sure to hear requests for seconds!
This trendy take on breakfast pizza is a sure-fire patron pleaser. Featuring flatbread with marinara sauce, mozza-cheddar cheese blend, sautéed peppers and onions, scrambled eggs and crispy bacon.
There’s endless combinations for what can go into a great panini – this just happens to be one of our favorite recipes – it also happens to be a healthy lunch option.